Splashing out for Ice Bucket Challenge

Salisbury Journal:

5:17pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE Ice Bucket Challenge craze has swept the nation over the last couple of weeks, with hundreds of people in the Salisbury area taking part.

Schools could save half a million on phone bills

4:54pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Savings of £500,000 a year could be made by schools in Wiltshire if they changed their phone contracts.

Celebrating 50 years of The Trafalgar School

2:23pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FIFTY years of secondary education is to be celebrated at The Trafalgar School in Downton on Saturday.

Have your say on Cathedral Close traffic flow scheme

Salisbury Journal:

2:03pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A SERIES of feedback sessions have been planned following the Cathedral Close traffic flow experiment that took place in August.

Craft Fayre comes to Cathedral Close

Salisbury Journal:

12:35pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE UK’s top craft makers and designers will be showcasing their work in Salisbury this weekend.

Paralysed cyclist rides again

Salisbury Journal:

10:27am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A CYCLIST who lost the use of his arms and legs after a bike accident has made an incredible recovery that will allow him to attempt a charity challenge.

Surgeon caught drink driving

Salisbury Journal:

9:39am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A SURGEON at Salisbury District Hospital has received a suspended prison sentence after being caught driving while more than three-and-a-half times the limit.

Full steam ahead at fair

Salisbury Journal:

9:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

STEAM engine fans braved heavy rain and muddy conditions at the Great Dorset Steam Fair last week.

Fire at Amesbury Pavilion

Salisbury Journal:

5:20pm Monday 1st September 2014

A FIRE in Amesbury has left a building damaged beyond repair.

Book now for Fashion Week

Salisbury Journal:

12:14pm Monday 1st September 2014

SALISBURY Fashion Week 2014 launches later this month.

Pedestrian killed following A303 accident

Salisbury Journal:

8:58am Monday 1st September 2014

A 37-YEAR-OLD pedestrian has been killed following an accident that occurred on the A303 near Stonehenge on Friday night.

Bogus cold callers prompt warnings

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

FOREST residents are being warned of bogus cold callers claiming to be from Solent Green Deal and New Forest District Council.

Changes to Stonehenge free visitor pass

Salisbury Journal:

3:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

RECENT changes to the way that the Stonehenge gives out free visitor passes to people living in and around Amesbury have left some local residents upset.

PCC backs government plan on disability

Salisbury Journal:

1:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE POLICE and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire is backing a government plan to remove the barriers that exist for people living with disabilities

Care home worker publishes poetry anthology

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A POETRY anthology written by an activities co-ordinator at Laverstock Care Centre is being published after receiving excellent reviews by residents.

Big Allotment Challenge winner shows off new garden

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

THE winner of the BBC show Big Allotment Challenge has recently shown off his new garden that was built from scratch in the Roman Quarter development near Salisbury.

Heavy metal thunder as bikes roll in for Guzzi parade

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

HUNDREDS of motorbikes roared into Fordingbridge at the weekend for the Moto Guzzi parade.

Call for details of Fordingbridge war hero

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

AN appeal has gone out for information about one of Fordingbridge’s war heroes.

Stonehenge once a 'complete circle'

Salisbury Journal:

3:16pm Saturday 30th August 2014

NEW evidence published in the science journal Antiquity supports the long held theory that the Stonehenge might once have been a full circle.

Lloyds duo ride the length of Britain for charity

Salisbury Journal:

11:55am Saturday 30th August 2014

A SENIOR advisor from Lloyds bank in Salisbury is planning to cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Football star launches new website

Salisbury Journal:

11:26am Saturday 30th August 2014

A LOCAL web design company have launched the new website of Southampton and England football star Jay Rodriguez.

All hail to the ale at beer festival

Salisbury Journal:

1:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

HOPS got hip at the Somerley Beer Festival near Ringwood.

Sponsor returns for Ringwood Carnival

Salisbury Journal:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

RAYMOND Brown is again sponsoring Ringwood Carnival.

Potential buyer for Fordingbridge Club

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

IT now looks certain that a major chain store has bought the former Fordingbridge Club.

Ringwood Town Council's lantern tribute to war dead

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

RINGWOOD Town Council is to dedicate a lantern of remembrance at The Gateway to recognise the sacrifice of the town’s people in both world wars.

Tragic teen was an ‘over-confident driver'

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

A CAR-mad teenager who died when his Renault Clio hit a tree was an “over-confident” driver who liked to “push his car to the limits,” an inquest heard.

Cyclist hit in Salisbury

Salisbury Journal:

5:18pm Friday 29th August 2014

A woman was taken to hospital following after a collision with a car at the junction between St Edmund’s Church Street and Salt Lane.

Police review stop and search powers

3:34pm Friday 29th August 2014

WILTSHIRE Police has announced it will be immediately implementing the national scheme designed to provide much greater transparency to the controversial stop and search policy.

Ada,100, remembers peace parades

Salisbury Journal:

12:03pm Friday 29th August 2014

A GREAT-GRANDMOTHER from Laverstock, who remembers the victory celebrations at the end of the First World War, celebrated her 100th birthday on Tuesday.

Windfalls for community groups

Salisbury Journal:

11:42am Friday 29th August 2014

COMMUNITY and environmental projects in Wiltshire have received more than £1million in funding from the Landfill Communities Fund.

Learn lifesaving skills at Tesco

11:38am Friday 29th August 2014

ST John Ambulance volunteers will teach shoppers the skills needed to be the difference between life and death in Salisbury, on Saturday September 6 from 2pm to 4pm.

Flying show hits new heights

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A FLYING spectacular that took off 23 years ago has raised £250,000 for charities since it begun.

Cyclists’ anger as hire scheme funds refused

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

ANGRY cyclists have launched a backlash against the New Forest National Park Authority after members voted not to introduce a ‘Boris Bike’ cycle hire scheme.

Fingerpost sign leads the way

Salisbury Journal:

5:08pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A GROUP of villagers from Woodcutts have renovated their fingerpost sign after adopting it from the council.

Tidworth celebrates its "most desirable" status

Salisbury Journal:

5:01pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TIDWORTH Town Council is basking in the glory of last week’s news that their town is in the top UK postcode.

Retirement flats plan for bus station

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

SALISBURY’S derelict former bus station could be turned into retirement homes if a new proposal gets the go-ahead.

Taster evening at rugby club

Salisbury Journal:

5:26pm Thursday 28th August 2014

PARENTS of budding rugby fans can attend an open evening at Ellingham and Ringwood RFC on Monday night.

Verderers send out drift warning

Salisbury Journal:

1:14pm Thursday 28th August 2014

EVERY year at the end of the summer, the guardians of our New Forest round up thousands of ponies to be identified and inspected before the onset of winter.

Pride at Forest schools' GCSE successes

Salisbury Journal:

12:26pm Thursday 28th August 2014

FOREST schools have shone again, posting great GCSE results - with Ringwood School bucking the national trend with its best ever results.

Stronger phone signal for users

Salisbury Journal:

12:08pm Thursday 28th August 2014

FED-UP mobile phone users in Verwood and Three Legged Cross are being offered a potential boost to their signal.

Can you help to care for these dogs?

Salisbury Journal:

12:05pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A DOG rescue centre based in Linwood is appealing for help to care for several of its long-term residents.

Colourful mixture of country fun

Salisbury Journal:

12:19pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE tiny village of Frogham, near Fordingbridge, attracted hundreds of country lovers and forest folk to its annual fair on Saturday.

‘Scar’ fears of cable in forest

Salisbury Journal: DIVISIVE: Navitus Bay has split opinions locally

12:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE chairman of the New Forest National Park Authority claims an underground cable linking the national grid to the Navitus Bay wind farm would leave a “permanent scar” across the forest.

Vets save dog from mysterious illness

Salisbury Journal:

12:12pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A DOG affected by a mystery toxin affecting pets in the New Forest has been saved after vets used dialysis to filter her blood.

Drama group remembers heroine of First World War

Salisbury Journal:

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

IN June 1915, armed only with a bicycle, her wits and a burning journalistic ambition, a young woman named Dorothy Lawrence set out from England determined to reach the frontline of fighting in northern France.

New reservoir under construction

Salisbury Journal:

5:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A MASSIVE £230million project that will guarantee the water supply for people living in Wiltshire, Dorset and Somerset for the next 25 years is reaching a crucial stage.

Cathedral Close traffic experiment comes to an end

Salisbury Journal:

3:23pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE traffic flow experiment through Salisbury’s Cathedral Close ends this weekend with opinion divided on whether it has been a triumph or a flop.

Bike robbery in Tidworth

12:44pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist had his bike stolen near Tidworth at 2.10pm on Sunday.

La Mollina tapas restaurant to close

Salisbury Journal:

12:15pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

ANOTHER independent Salisbury business is closing its doors, blaming high rents, business rates and car parking charges.

Violent crime up in Salisbury

Salisbury Journal:

10:52am Wednesday 27th August 2014

VIOLENT crime in Salisbury is up by 4.1 per cent on last year.


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