Bus passengers' fears over safety

Salisbury Journal:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BUS passengers say changes made when Salisbury’s bus station closed have made their bus stop dangerous.

Councillors say Aldi site is not suitable

10:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

ALDI’S plans to open a store on London Road in Salisbury are worrying city councillors.

Lucky shop pays off again with £111k EuroMillions win

Salisbury Journal:

9:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

A TAXI driver from Sixpenny Handley is celebrating a life-changing lottery win in what has been a lucky year for him and his wife.

False road closures hit trade

Salisbury Journal:

8:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

BUSINESSES along the A30 between Fovant and Ludwell are up in arms after road closure signs were put in place over two weekends – but no work took place.

Campaigning teen's plea to save youth club

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A TEENAGE carer who was thrown a lifeline by a Salisbury youth club after years of being bullied has spoken of her devastation that it is closing.

Solar farm plans receive widespread support

Salisbury Journal:

12:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

ENERGY to power more than 6,000 homes – almost all of Verwood and Three Legged Cross – will be created now a plan for a 45-hectare solar farm has been approved.

Pro-cyclist Jens Voigt supports teen with health difficulties

Salisbury Journal:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A WORLD-famous cyclist is to lead a charity ride in the New Forest in September to support a teenage girl with multiple health problems.

Star of the ceremony

Salisbury Journal:

11:34am Thursday 31st July 2014

A SCOTTIE dog from Ringwood was one of the stars of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

Boundary changes could raise tax

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

RESIDENTS of Laverstock and Ford could see their council tax bills rise by an average of £92 a year under proposed boundary changes.

Community gathers to mark First World War

Salisbury Journal:

5:35pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

PEOPLE from across the county paid tribute to Wiltshire's fallen soldiers at a special First World War commemoration event in Tidworth today.

Warning to businesses after commercial burglaries

5:19pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BUSINESSES in Wiltshire are being urged by police to review their security following a series of burglaries across the county.

Missing 17-year-old girl

Salisbury Journal:

4:19pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information to help find a missing 17-year-old from Salisbury.

Ringwood extension appeal fails despite support from neighbours

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN appeal over an extension to a bungalow in Ringwood has been dismissed, despite the town council and neighbours having no objection.

Thousands turn out for Durrington Village Show

Salisbury Journal:

4:14pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THERE were dog shows, duck races, music, cakes and crafts on offer in Durrington for the annual village show.

Police appeal over broken restaurant window

3:49pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a vandal broke a window of a Chinese restaurant in Salisbury.

Police name woman who died after lorry crashed into her car

Salisbury Journal:

2:54pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE have named a woman who was killed when a lorry crashed into her broken down car on the A303 at Mere on Sunday.

Pair sought over stolen hard drives

Salisbury Journal:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

COMPUTER hard drives were stolen from Waitrose in Salisbury on July 12.

Grand plans to see Ringwood filled with light this Christmas

4:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

RINGWOOD is set to be filled with twinkling lights this Christmas, after the town council pledged £10,000 for an extra special display.

Indecent exposure sparks appeal for information

Salisbury Journal:

3:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information about an incident of indecent exposure in Salisbury on Friday.

Alert over £50 note conman

Salisbury Journal:

3:15pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE are urging shops in Salisbury to be vigilant after an incident of fraud at New Look.

New plan to support adults with learning disabilities better in Hampshire

1:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A NEW plan for adults with learning disabilities in Hampshire is promising to ensure better support.

Cyclists needed for Horatio's Garden challenge

Salisbury Journal:

8:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

CYCLISTS are being urged to sign up for a bike ride through the Wiltshire countryside to raise funds for Horatio’s Garden at Salisbury District Hospital.

Lib Dem candidate wants to meet voters

Salisbury Journal:

7:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate for Salisbury is getting into the election spirit by offering voters the chance to meet and chat with him in a city pub.

Looking for a home for Fido

Salisbury Journal:

6:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

A DOG found tied up outside the Dogs Trust rehoming centre in Newton Tony is looking for a new home.

Chance to vote on fire merger plans - and possible huge cuts

Salisbury Journal:

6:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

PEOPLE are being asked to vote on plans that could mean huge cuts in Wiltshire’s fire service.

Forest volunteers needed to help older people live independently

4:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A NEW team of volunteers is being formed to enable older people to live independently for longer in the New Forest.

Appeal for information after fraud: CCTV picture released

Salisbury Journal:

4:38pm Monday 28th July 2014

WILTSHIRE Police would like to speak to this man about a theft at the Salisbury branch of Santander.

Passengers travel free on buses after Hatts collapse

Salisbury Journal:

3:14pm Monday 28th July 2014

SOME bus passengers got free rides on Friday after the collapse of the Hatts Travel group.

Woman dies after lorry hits her broken down car

Salisbury Journal:

11:17am Monday 28th July 2014

A WOMAN has died after her broken down car was hit by an articulated lorry on the A303 at Mere.

Wiltshire shops raise £730,000

11:00am Monday 28th July 2014

BRITISH Heart Foundation (BHF) shops in Wiltshire have raised £730,000 in the past year to help fund life-saving research into heart disease.

Children's hospice gets airline donation

10:20am Monday 28th July 2014

A CHILDREN’S hospice has received a third sizable donation from air giants Ryanair.

Wine interest group meets

10:05am Monday 28th July 2014

A WINE interest group is meeting in Salisbury on August 14 to discuss the wine trade.

Veteran runner George prepares for another challenge

Salisbury Journal:

9:56am Monday 28th July 2014

A GRANDFATHER who has run in about 100 events over the last 25 years is pulling on his trainers again for the Great North Run.

Trainee doctor's award from Prime Minister

Salisbury Journal:

9:41am Monday 28th July 2014

AN inspirational trainee doctor has been presented with an award from the Prime Minister for her efforts to end female genital mutilation.

Salisbury to West Moors railway calendar to raise cash for polio mission

Salisbury Journal:

4:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A CALENDAR to mark the closure of the railway line between Salisbury and West Moors is now on sale - with £2.50 from each going to eradicate polio.

Thousands raised at ball in memory of Andrea

Salisbury Journal:

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A BALL held in memory of a popular Fordingbridge girl who died in a zipwire accident raised an amazing £3,236 – with more money still coming in.

Coach park plan moves forward

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

PLANS to convert part of Brown Street Car Park into a new short stay coach park are moving forward.

New police powers driving down antisocial behaviour in Verwood

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

NEW police powers are being credited with driving down anti-social behaviour in Verwood and Three Legged Cross by nearly a quarter.

Alderholt's Giant leads happy throng to festival and fete

Salisbury Journal:

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE famed Alderholt Giant was a particularly cool dude this year, sporting sunglasses and toting a saxophone.

1,000 holidaymakers affected by collapse of bus firm

Salisbury Journal:

2:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

A WILTSHIRE bus company has gone into administration, resulting in the loss of 89 jobs and affecting 1,000 holidaymakers.

Record number of visitors for summer show

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

AN unprecedented number of visitors poured into Woodgreen Village Hall for the Woodgreen and Hale Horticultural Society annual show.

Calls for review over Close traffic flow trial

9:32am Friday 25th July 2014

EXPERTS have warned that a pilot scheme changing the traffic flow through Salisbury’s Cathedral Close could lead to accidents and congestion and should be postponed.

Thousands have a great summer festival in Fordingbridge

Salisbury Journal:

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

NEARLY 3,000 people are estimated to have descended upon the rec in Fordingbridge for a fabulous sixth summer festival.

Field fire near Shrewton

Salisbury Journal:

5:28pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a field fire in Rollestone, near Shrewton this afternoon.

Father of two, 49, killed himself after break-up

1:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A FATHER of two from Fordingbridge killed himself after he failed to get back together with his ex-fiancée, an inquest heard.

Calls for culling or contraception to reduce pigeon problem

10:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

CONTROLS on Salisbury’s feral pigeon population to limit the damage they cause are being investigated.

Fears over 'dangerous' road signs

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A BUSINESSMAN says he is fed up with Wiltshire Council failing to do its job.

Lucky escape as bus hits scaffolding

Salisbury Journal:

4:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A BUILDER had a lucky escape when the scaffolding he was working on was hit by a double decker bus and dragged 12 feet along the road.

Boy,6, left at wrong bus stop

Salisbury Journal:

9:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy left at the wrong stop by a bus driver walked a mile down a busy road by himself while his frantic family searched for him.

New sites for Gypsies and travellers being discussed

9:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

POTENTIAL new sites for Gypsies and travellers in Wiltshire are being discussed behind closed doors by councillors today.


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