Magna Carta tourist trail unveiled

Salisbury Journal:

1:21pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A NEWtwo-day tourist trail has been announced by VisitWiltshire and Salisbury Cathedral to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta in 2015.

Councillors expenses still to be released

Salisbury Journal:

11:59am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SIX months into the financial year, Wiltshire Council has yet to publish details of the expenses and allowances claimed by members last year.

Youngsters’ music contest proves big hit

Salisbury Journal:

2:48pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

MORE than 140 people attended the Sound Emporium’s final of their free music competition for youngsters at Salisbury Arts Centre.

Opportunities on offer at Job Fair

Salisbury Journal:

12:04pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

PEOPLE looking for the ideal vacancy or thinking of moving jobs are invited to an event that will present plenty of opportunities.

Salisbury singer to support James Blunt in Warsaw

Salisbury Journal:

10:26am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A FORMER Salisbury schoolgirl is gearing up to support singer James Blunt in Poland tomorrow (Friday).

Housing in village gets green light after developer increases cash for community

Salisbury Journal:

9:03am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL new development of 20 homes in Porton has been given the go-ahead in the midst of an outcry from local residents.

Prince's Trust to help unemployed

Salisbury Journal: Volunteers did litter pick

3:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

UNEMPLOYED young people in Wiltshire are being helped into work through an initiative involving the county’s road maintenance contractor Balfour Beatty and the Prince’s Trust.

Mural to mark return of birds

Salisbury Journal:

12:26pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

GOGGLE-eyed plovers are making a comeback in Wiltshire and, to celebrate, a mural is being painted in the heart of Salisbury.

Fashion show lights up catwalk

Salisbury Journal:

12:46pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE annual Salisbury Fashion Week is under way, with its usual colourful array of events, ticket offers and store promotions, with a load of fashion fun and superb clobber.

Children spend day as war evacuees

Salisbury Journal:

1:14pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

KINGFISHERS class from Dinton Primary School took part in an evacuation day as part of their class topic The World at War. The Year 3 and 4 students travelled by train from Salisbury Railway Station to Tisbury where they were met by a formidable billeting officer. The children then spent the day at Hinton Hall, taking part in various activities to find out how World War II affected families and village communities. On the return journey, they were met by their families on the platform. C lass teacher Sharon Harvey said, "A fifteen minute journey in cramped conditions was just about bearable, I can't imagine how the children and the teacher's in 1939 must have struggled on a journey taking many hours and without toilets."

Grandmother makes cancer recovery after radical Proton Beam Therapy

Salisbury Journal:

9:09am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A GRANDMOTHER from Salisbury has received groundbreaking treatment that is on the forefront of the fight against cancer.

Salisbury Cathedral awarded £415k for Magna Carta project

Salisbury Journal:

9:01am Tuesday 30th September 2014

SALISBURY Cathedral has been awarded £415,800 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for its Magna Carta project.

Roald Dahl brought to life at Broad Chalke Primary School

Salisbury Journal:

5:37pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE fearsome Mrs Trunchball and the extraordinary Willy Wonka were among the characters brought to life at Broad Chalke Primary School last week. Class 4 students, which have been studying Roald Dahl as part of their literacy lessons, dressed up as their favourite character for the day.

Superhero students raise £6,000 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Salisbury Journal:

10:56am Tuesday 30th September 2014

SUPERHERO students at Stonehenge School have raised more than £6,000 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

Sign up to Tidworth 10k for the Stars Appeal Breast Cancer Unit campaign

Salisbury Journal:

3:24pm Monday 29th September 2014

RUNNERS and non-runners alike are being urged to dig out their trainers and sign up to this year’s Tidworth 10k in aid of the Stars Appeal Breast Cancer Unit campaign.

Battle tanks leave Tidworth for Eastern Europe

Salisbury Journal:

10:07am Monday 29th September 2014

THE British Army has started transporting Challenger II Battle Tanks to Eastern Europe ahead of the NATO exercises that are taking place there.

Army bands perform for Tidworth concert

Salisbury Journal:

9:09am Monday 29th September 2014

TIDWORTH hosted the largest gathering of Army bands to be seen outside of London this year when a spectacular concert held at the town’s Tattoo Ground in Tedworth Park on Saturday.

Coffee and cake across city for World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Salisbury Journal:

6:20pm Monday 29th September 2014

COFFEE and cake were the order of the day for all those taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, with those in Salisbury and the surrounding area raising hundreds of pounds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Bourne Valley Link Scheme celebrates tenth anniversary

Salisbury Journal:

6:43pm Monday 29th September 2014

PAST and present volunteers met to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Bourne Valley Link Scheme at the weekend.

Shrewton school shortlisted for independent school awards

Salisbury Journal:

4:10pm Monday 29th September 2014

APPLEFORD School in Shrewton has been shortlisted for the Outstanding Strategic Initiative and also the Special Needs Initiative of the Year in the fifth annual Independent School Awards.

Italian pianist to open the Avon Valley Concert 31st season

Salisbury Journal:

1:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

ACCLAIMED pianist Alessandro Taverna is opening the Avon Valley Concert’s 31st season of classical concerts on Friday (October 3).

Students make fresh apple juice for project

Salisbury Journal:

9:20am Sunday 28th September 2014

STUDENTS at Wylye Valley Primary School who planted a small orchard of apple trees have been making their own fruit juice.

Care home owner praises brave whistleblowers

Salisbury Journal:

3:34pm Saturday 27th September 2014

THE owner of Milford Manor care home in Salisbury has praised the bravery of whistleblowers whose evidence this week in court brought the conviction of a senior carer for mistreating elderly residents.

Salisbury Museum prepares for major First World War exhibition

Salisbury Journal:

11:29am Saturday 27th September 2014

THE Salisbury Museum is making final preparations for the opening of its major First World War exhibition.

New bank opens in Wilton

Salisbury Journal:

9:03am Saturday 27th September 2014

THE South Wiltshire Credit Union (SWCU) has opened a new branch in Wilton in a joint venture with the local church.

Travellers leave illegal campsite

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

TRAVELLERS who set up an illegal camp in Three Legged Cross recreation ground have moved on.

Senior carer found guilty of mistreating patients

Salisbury Journal:

3:12pm Friday 26th September 2014

A SENIOR carer on trial for mistreating residents at a specialist dementia home in Salisbury has been found guilty.

Earl of Pembroke announces the birth of his third child

Salisbury Journal:

9:53am Friday 26th September 2014

LORD and Lady Pembroke have announced the birth of their third child named Louis Charles Alexander.

Stars Appeal release new video

Salisbury Journal:

8:23am Friday 26th September 2014

THE Stars Appeal have released a video as part of their new campaign to help raise money for a Breast Cancer Unit at Salisbury District Hospital.

Police appeal for witnesses to Salisbury burglary

Salisbury Journal:

9:30am Friday 26th September 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Salisbury.

Man fined for firing air rifle

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A BICKTON man who fired a rifle beyond premises where it was allowed has been ordered to pay £607.

Boathouse at youth charity

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A BOATHOUSE has been built at youth charity Avon Tyrell.

Funds for breast care unit

Salisbury Journal:

1:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

BUSINESSES and community groups have been quick to support the appeal to raise £750,000 for a new breast care unit at Salisbury District Hospital.

Town council allocates grants to local organisations

Salisbury Journal:

12:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

RINGWOOD Town Council has decided on grants to help local organisations.

Police office to remain closed

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

VERWOOD police station’s front office will remain closed.

More drifts set to take place

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

THE Verderers are urging visitors and residents of the New Forest to stay away from three planned drifts over the next two weeks.

Teen sailor collects special trophy

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A TEENAGE sailor from Fordingbridge who set sail at this year’s MDL Sail training Awards has been presented with his trophy at a special ceremony.

Jury deliberates in ill-treatment of care home residents case

Salisbury Journal:

5:42pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A JURY has retired to reach a verdict over allegations a senior carer mistreated residents at a Salisbury care home.

What it means to have the Purple Flag status

Salisbury Journal:

6:20am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE city is one of just 50 in the UK to have been given the status which means it has excellent night-time safety.

Local businesses rally around new Stars Appeal campaign

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

BUSINESSES and community groups have been quick to support the appeal to raise £750,000 for a new breast care unit at Salisbury District Hospital.

Warning shots fired over future of Bass Connection

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE chairman of Salisbury Area Board has said “there will be hell to pay” if Wiltshire Council blocks a move to save the youth music service Bass Connection.

Vice-patrons appointed for Wings Week

Salisbury Journal:

8:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

SALISBURY Wings Week has announced that adventurer Tracey Curtis-Taylor will be a vice-patron of the event that is taking place next year.

Giggling Squid coming to city

Salisbury Journal:

7:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE fast-growing Thai restaurant chain Giggling Squid has revealed plans to move into the Market Walk venue currently occupied by Strada.

Jack the Ripper conference to be staged in Salisbury

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE world’s most famous unsolved crime is about to come under the magnifying glass at a two-day conference on Jack the Ripper being held in Salisbury.

Get Walking Wiltshire celebrates its 1,000th member

Salisbury Journal:

7:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

A WALKING initiative started three years ago has welcomed its 1,000th member.

Tour of the Universe at Downton Moot

Salisbury Journal: Every colour imaginable illuminated the sky on Saturday night

8:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE night sky above Downton Moot comes under scrutiny this Saturday when rocket scientist Neil Phillipson and writer and broadcaster Jane Green test drive the show they will tour the country with in October.

Supermarket due to open

Salisbury Journal:

11:54am Thursday 25th September 2014

MORRISONS will open its new supermarket in Verwood on Monday, October 6.

Council launches online service

Salisbury Journal:

12:15pm Thursday 25th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE County Council has launched an online service for parents, professionals and young people to find out about services and support for children and young people up to the age of 25, who have special educational needs or who are disabled (SEND).

Carnival atmosphere brings a buzz to Ringwood

Salisbury Journal:

12:22pm Thursday 25th September 2014

SPECTACULAR floats entertained a packed crowd in Ringwood on Saturday for the town’s popular carnival.

Village pond claims top award

Salisbury Journal:

11:53am Thursday 25th September 2014

ALDERHOLT’S village pond has been given an award in the 2014 Dorset Best Village Competition.







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