Breaking news Planning application to turn former bus station into retirement homes submitted

Salisbury Journal:

10:21am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PLANNING application has been submitted to turn the former Salisbury Bus Station on Endless Street into retirement homes.

Council is fifth best in UK... according to councillor’s son

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WHEN Wiltshire was named the fifth best council in the country by a national newspaper it was swift to publicise the accolade on its website.

Battle lines drawn over the future of car parking

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

POLITICIANS are hoping a “disastrous” increase in car parking charges in Salisbury can be reversed – and they are urging people to make their feelings plain in a new review.

Magna Carta set to be displayed at the House of Lords

Salisbury Journal: Hall of Fame place for Magna Carta

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

SALISBURY’S copy of the Magna Carta is off to the House of Lords for a special exhibition in February.

Woman lied about being mugged

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WOMAN from Salisbury has been sentenced after falsely accusing four teenage boys of stealing her handbag.

Shewton couple celebrate diamond milestone

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A COUPLE from Shewton will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today after meeting in February 1951 at Timothy White’s Department Store in Barnstaple.

Kelly plans festive present for appeal

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A LARKHILL mother is hosting a mini Christmas fete event for the Stars Appeal on Saturday, November 1 at Sharpe Hall, Larkhill, from 10am to 4pm.

Healthcare complaining to get easier

Salisbury Journal: Passing A&E doctor helps at Apperley Bridge crash

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

HEALTHWATCH Wiltshire (HWW) has made recommendations for improvements to the complaints systems after revealing nearly a third of people experienced or witnessed a relative or friend receiving poor quality health care.

Rockbourne Fair opens at Salisbury Racecourse

Salisbury Journal:

2:07pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE annual pre-Christmas shopping event – the Rockbourne Fair – is at Salisbury Racecourse from now until Friday.

Outstanding rating for school's early-years provision

Salisbury Journal:

8:43am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE youngest children at a Gomeldon school benefit from “outstanding” teaching, according to the latest report from education watchdog Ofsted.

Beloved pet pug snatched from garden

Salisbury Journal:

6:39pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DEVASTATED family have launched a desperate appeal after their beloved £1,000 pug was snatched from their garden on Sunday.

Teenage market set to return

Salisbury Journal:

2:03pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE popular Teenage Market will return to Salisbury’s Market Place on Sunday from 11am-3pm.

Wiltshire Police appeal for information about bike thefts in Salisbury

Salisbury Journal: Gravesend woman arrested in connection with £7950 of bike thefts

1:31pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for information following the theft of a number of bicycles in Salisbury.

Stories behind Winnie the Pooh relived with Canada’s NAC Orchestra at cathedral

Salisbury Journal:

9:25am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE wonderful tales of Winnie the Pooh and friends have enthralled generations of children and adults all over the world.

Mayor supports creation of jobs

Salisbury Journal:

10:11am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE Mayor of Salisbury will be opening the new Dunelm Salisbury Homewares store on Tuesday, November 11 at 9am.

Mums’ mugs help hospital

Salisbury Journal:

11:16am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A GROUP of parents have raised money for Salisbury District Hospital by auctioning off unwanted children and baby items on a virtual garage sale website.

The appliance of science with Dstl

Salisbury Journal:

10:17am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NEARLY 100 students from local schools learned about careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl).

Salisbury announced as one of the top ten cities to visit in the world

Salisbury Journal:

5:07pm Monday 20th October 2014

SALISBURY has been announced as one of the top cities to visit in the world by the guidebook Lonely Planet in its Best in Travel 2015.

Watch: Stonehenge skydivers launch poppy appeal in spectacular fashion

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Royal British Legion in Wiltshire launched the 2014 Poppy Appeal in spectacular fashion on Monday by parachuting over Stonehenge.

Celebrity chef Marco is the missing ingredient

Salisbury Journal:

4:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CAKE sale at St Mark’s School in Salisbury has been hailed a success despite the star guest failing to turn up.

Road ride in memory of Gary

Salisbury Journal:

2:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 50-MILE road ride is taking place on Sunday (October 26) in memory of a cyclist who was killed while mountain biking near Coombe Bissett.

"Flushing wet wipes risks flooding homes with sewage"

Salisbury Journal:

12:59pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WATER firm is warning people not to flush wet wipes down the toilet or risk flooding homes with sewage.

Record-breaking fiddler performing in Salisbury

Salisbury Journal:

11:52am Tuesday 21st October 2014

IRISH fiddler Frankie Gavin is returning to Salisbury with his band De Dannan on Sunday (October 26).

Gold jewellery stolen from Salisbury home

Salisbury Journal: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

11:35am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THIEVES stole gold jewellery after breaking into a house in St Georges Road, Salisbury.

Bake off at Salisbury vets raises money for breast cancer research

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BAKE off held at Companion Care Vets in Salisbury saw staff baking treats for visitors and their four-legged friends.

School pyjama party for new children

Salisbury Journal:

10:29am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CHILDREN at Manor Fields School in Salisbury had a pyjama party on Friday to welcome the new reception class.

Parents raise money to buy mugs for hospital visitors

Salisbury Journal:

9:02am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A GROUP of parents have raised money for Salisbury District Hospital by auctioning off unwanted children and baby items on a virtual garage sale website.

Woman and teenager charged after knifepoint robbery

Salisbury Journal: Wiltshire police investigating serious sexual assault

6:06pm Monday 20th October 2014

A WOMAN and a teenage boy were charged yesterday following a knifepoint robbery at the Spar in Tidworth last week.

Is eighth century poem about Stonehenge?

Salisbury Journal:

1:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

AN ancient poem believed to have been written about Bath could in fact be the earliest writing ever discovered about Stonehenge, according to an academic expert.

Painting masterpieces by art forger to go under hammer

Salisbury Journal:

12:56pm Monday 20th October 2014

A NEW auction house in Wilton is selling a collection of paintings by the master forger Eric Hebborn – who spent nearly 15 years deceiving art experts around the world before being uncovered.

Head chef at Salisbury restaurant works on Scorsese film

Salisbury Journal:

10:20am Monday 20th October 2014

THE head chef of Cactus Jacks swapped his day job at the restaurant for a role as food designer on Martin Scorsese’s new film Tomorrow, which is being produced by Salisbury native Dean Woodford.

Thousands of pounds raised for breast cancer unit campaign

Salisbury Journal:

12:08pm Monday 20th October 2014

PEOPLE across Salisbury and south Wiltshire are getting behind the Journal-backed campaign to raise £750,000 for a dedicated breast unit at Salisbury District Hospital.

Symbolic coins tell story of Belgian war refugees

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

LYING in the dust and muck on the floor of a barn in Farley, eagle-eyed Chris Walker spotted two tiny coins.

Fifth birthday for Salisbury Child Contact Centre

Salisbury Journal:

4:58pm Monday 20th October 2014

VOLUNTEERS at the Salisbury Child Contact Centre celebrated the centre’s fifth anniversary at the weekend.

Charter fair returns to city

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

SALISBURY’S annual Charter Fair returns to the city this evening (Sunday), with the official opening at 7pm. 

Bishopstone to host From Here to Absurdity

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

THE quick-fire satirical sketch show From Here to Absurdity is about to start the southern leg of its operation, and will perform at Bishopstone Village Hall next Sunday (October 26) as part of its current UK tour.

Rosie the star attraction in Amesbury

Salisbury Journal: dig trust.jpg

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

ROSIE the spaniel was the centre of attention at Amesbury Archer School during a visit from the Dogs Trust.

Dinosaurs in Salisbury proving a big hit

Salisbury Journal:

11:50am Saturday 18th October 2014

GIANT dinosaurs have taken up residence at a Salisbury DIY store, ready to entrance young visitors.

Invictus participants recognised at Local Hero Awards

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

COMPETITORS from the Armed Forces who took part in the maiden Invictus Games were presented with a special Local Heroes award.

Thieves steal off-road motorbike

Salisbury Journal:

12:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

POLICE are appealing information after thieves stole an off-road motorbike from a garage in Tidworth.

Medical person award: Family doctor is just ‘unique’

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

BETHAN Whitworth won the Medical Person category after helping a man recover from a serious accident six years ago.

Foster carer award won by couple who have looked after children for 20 years

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

JANE and Colin Smith won the Foster Carers of the Year category after fostering children of all ages for more than 20 years.

Plans for major solar park get rejected

Salisbury Journal:

5:28pm Friday 17th October 2014

PLANS for a 40-hectare solar park near Coombe Bissett have been rejected by the Southern Area Planning Committee, to the relief of campaigners.

Casanova in Love at Bowerchalke Village Hall

Salisbury Journal: Pip Utton as Churchill

3:52pm Friday 17th October 2014

PIP Utton will be performing his new, highly acclaimed show Casanova in Love at Bowerchalke Village Hall tomorrow.

Sinister element to funfair vandal attack

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A FUNFAIR in Wilton was attacked by vandals on Friday night, with power cables cut and signs posted saying: “Please don’t come back”.

Wiltshire Council set to broadcast meetings

Salisbury Journal: Wiltshire Council leader  Jane Scott has now defended the big rise in councillors’ allowances which were approved in November

2:47pm Friday 17th October 2014

WILTSHIRE Council will make history on Tuesday by broadcasting a full council meeting live on the web for the first time.

Good neighbour award: Gong for ‘driving force’ Janet

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A FOUNDER member and “the driving force” behind Martin village shop won the Good Neighbour Award.

Schizophrenics ‘badly let down’

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

SUCCESSFUL Salisburybased artist Ingrid Walker, 33, is due to exhibit her work in London.

David Ferris wins Carer of the Year

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

DAVID Ferris has won the Carer of the Year category for his work helping children with autism.

Two local businesses come together for a special photo shoot

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

TWO very different local businesses have collaborated on a unique photo shoot to help promote both firms.







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