Bank holiday car boot sale

10:26am Friday 22nd August 2014

A host of charities will benefit from the Mammoth Car Boot Sale that takes place at the Wilton Estate on Bank Holiday Monday. The sale, which is organised by the Wilton Rotary Club, is from 8am to 1pm, with a £2 entry fee for buyers (£5 before 9am). Seller pitches are between £10 to £25 (no booking is needed). Entrance is from the Netherhampton Road.

Join the Big Drink Debate

1:52pm Friday 22nd August 2014

PEOPLE in Wiltshire are being asked to have their say on the effects of drinking alcohol, by joining in the Big Drink Debate.

Porton Down scientist joins Ebola fight

Salisbury Journal:

12:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A SCIENTIST from Porton Down has joined the fight against the Ebola virus in Guinea by working for the EU’s mobile laboratory.

Prize-winning flowers and vegetables in Ebbesbourne Wake

11:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE Ebbesbourne Wake, Fifield Bavant and Alvediston Flower and Vegetable Show took place on Saturday at Ebbesbourne Wake village hall.

All aboard for Imber

10:23am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE Imberbus will run on bank holiday Monday from Warminster to the lost village of Imber and other isolated locations on the Salisbury Plain.

Project will shed new light on heroes

Salisbury Journal:

10:21am Friday 22nd August 2014

A KEEN local historian has taken on a project which promises to shed new light on the First World War heroes from the villages of Quidhampton and Bemerton.

Diamond day for the Roadnights

Salisbury Journal:

4:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A DIAMOND couple from Amesbury who met at a friend’s birthday party are celebrating 60 years together today.

A shadow over the success of community garden

Salisbury Journal:

3:53pm Thursday 21st August 2014

IT’S Thursday afternoon, and a group of teenagers under the supervision of youth worker Rose Salmi are toiling away behind Wilton community centre.

Parking consultation planned

1:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A PRE-CONSULTATION on car parking charges and policies in Salisbury has been completed ahead of a full public consultation that begins in October.

Students collect GCSE results

Salisbury Journal:

11:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

STUDENTS from across the county picked up their GCSE results on Thursday.

Ferrets and falconry at the Wessex Country Fair

Salisbury Journal:

9:54am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Wessex Country Fair has raised over £18,000 for Salisbury Hospice with a day of activities and entertainment at Wilton House on Saturday.

Fined mother says school holiday policy is "pathetic"

Salisbury Journal:

9:34am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MOTHER of four who was fined for taking her children out of school in the last week of term has described it as “pathetic” that parents can be fined for taking their children on holiday in term time.

Call for action on accident blackspot

Salisbury Journal:

9:21am Thursday 21st August 2014

AN ACTION group is calling for changes to be made to an accident blackspot after four road crashes happened in four weeks.

Stonehenge coaches parking dangerously

Salisbury Journal:

9:14am Thursday 21st August 2014

A PRE-booking system for visitors to Stonehenge may be causing coach drivers to park dangerously on the roadside.

Dognapping prompts warnings for owners

Salisbury Journal: Two dogs getting into the spirit of the Pershore Plum Festival.

11:27am Thursday 21st August 2014

DOG owners are being warned to be on their guard after Hampshire and the New Forest was identified as a hotspot for canine thefts.

Signs on A31

Salisbury Journal:

11:39am Thursday 21st August 2014

ROAD safety campaigners have praised plans they hope will help cut the death rate on a notorious stretch of the A31 by installing scores of new signs.

A class act - A-level results

Salisbury Journal:

11:31am Thursday 21st August 2014

THERE were mass celebrations in schools and colleges as pupils received their A level results.

Flower show’s in bloom

Salisbury Journal:

11:44am Thursday 21st August 2014

BREAMORE Horticulture Society started its birthday celebrations last week by hosting a flower show for everyone to enter.

Touch of magic at village festival

Salisbury Journal:

11:36am Thursday 21st August 2014

IT is a village in the heart of the New Forest that is awash with all things mythical and mystical.

£2m bike plan is turned down

Salisbury Journal: Can you help police reunite these bicycles with their owners?

11:26am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MOVE to abandon £2m plans for a ‘Boris bike’-style scheme in the New Forest is ‘disappointing’, says the company set to run it.

A marathon a month for Mandy

Salisbury Journal:

11:17am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A SALISBURY woman has been running a marathon a month for charity as she gears up for one of the toughest challenges in the world - the Marathon des Sables.

Charity helps children with drink and drugs problems

10:33am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A NEW provider has been appointed to help children and young people affected by substance misuse.

Police officer resigned after Facebook comment

10:27am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MEMBER of the Wiltshire police force resigned after they made an inappropriate post on the constabulary’s official Facebook site.

Wiltshire officers swoop in London raids

2:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DETECTIVES from Wiltshire swooped to make dawn arrests in London on Monday as part of an investigation into a £1m courier fraud investigation.

Man 'drank' fish in Neknomination stunt

Salisbury Journal:

2:41pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

TWO men who “drank” fish in a drunken internet stunt known as Neknomination have been fined by Salisbury Magistrates.

Passengers turfed off bus by "over hours" driver

11:01am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A BUS driver told passengers travelling from Salisbury to Marlborough to get off and wait an hour for the next bus as he had “gone over his hours”.

What an unusual insect

Salisbury Journal:

11:05am Tuesday 19th August 2014

IS it a wasp? Is it a spider? Journal reader Chloe Duncan wasn’t sure either when she discovered this unusual looking insect in her garden. A quick bit of research revealed it is a wasp spider from northern Asia and although they do bite, it is not dangerous and more like a bee or wasp sting.

Teenager assaulted in lay-by

9:51am Tuesday 19th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a teenager was assaulted near Solstice Park on Sunday.

Bird of prey found

Salisbury Journal:

3:41pm Monday 18th August 2014

A BIRD of prey which went missing in Wilton at the weekend has been found safe and well.

New bin delays cause anger

5:28pm Monday 18th August 2014

“WHY are we waiting?” is the cry from some residents in Wiltshire who are wondering why their clapped-out bins have not been replaced.

New challenge for commuters

2:58pm Monday 18th August 2014

CONNECTING Wiltshire has launched a new challenge with sustainable transport charity Sustrans aimed at getting commuters to work in a more environmentally friendly way.

VJ Day remembered at Burma Star parade

Salisbury Journal:

1:55pm Monday 18th August 2014

 THE Burma Star Association have paid tribute to the veterans of the Second World War who fought in the Far East.

Missing bird of prey

Salisbury Journal:

10:22am Monday 18th August 2014

A BIRD of prey has gone missing in Wilton.

Councils celebrate solar farms windfall

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Monday 18th August 2014

TWO parish councils are celebrating a £60,000 windfall after planning approval was granted for nearby solar farms.

Band head back to the 40s

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

HYDE Band was dubbed a “roaring success” after they played to a captivated crowd at By-Gone Days in Gorley.

TV star joins hens protest

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

NEW Forest TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham has joined a protest against the illegal killing of hen harriers ahead of the grouse shooting season.

MP welcomes drop in unemployment figures

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT rates in the Salisbury constituency have dropped to 0.9 per cent according to new figures released by the Office of National Statistics.

PC battles Bertha for child crime victims

Salisbury Journal: PC Tim Bunt

6:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A POLICE officer from Salisbury braved the torrential rain on Sunday to take part in a cycle challenge to raise money for child victims of crime.

Martin Lewis gives cash support

Salisbury Journal: Martin Lewis

6:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

MONEY-saving expert Martin Lewis has donated a six figure sum to help Salisbury-based charity the Trussell Trust introduce a pilot triage system for its foodbanks scheme.

Penny can now focus on her retirement

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

STAFF in the eye department at Salisbury District Hospital bade farewell to staff nurse Penny Browning, who has retired after 36 years of NHS service.

Councillors’ spat with clerk resolved

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

PARISH councillors who walked out en masse after a row with their clerk – putting the future of their authority at risk – have walked back in again.

Crowds flock to day of fun

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

HUNDREDS of people turned up for a fun day of entertainment in aid of a dog charity in Ringwood.

Phil is about to face his biggest fear

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A SALISBURY entrepreneur with an extreme fear of heights is taking on a 15,000ft skydive for local charity, CCS Adoption.

Residents provide funding boost for cadets

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

CADETS have been given a financial boost thanks to the people of Ringwood.

Missing St Leonards man has been found

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

A MAN from St Leonards who went missing on Thursday, August 7 has been found.

Students to journey into the jungle

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

STUDENTS from Stonehenge School are visiting Borneo for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn more about different cultures and help with work to re-forest the jungle.

Heavy metal masterpiece

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

SALISBURY Cathedral has boosted its growing reputation for visual art by displaying a sculpture by one of Britain’s most esteemed sculptors, Lynn Chadwick.

Police issue mobile phone scam warning

Salisbury Journal: Police are appealing for information after a teenager had his ear bitten off in an attack.

9:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

POLICE are investigating a mobile phone scam which has targeted Hampshire and New Forest guesthouses and B&Bs.

Council job cuts putting too much power in politicians’ hands claim

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

COUNCILS that get rid of their chief executives are putting too much power in one politician’s hands, according to a senior Conservative local politician.

New budgets set after youth service cuts

4:41pm Friday 15th August 2014

BUDGETS have been set for ‘community-led’ young people’s activities now that the county youth service is being axed.


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