Veteran tackles kayaking challenge

Salisbury Journal: Veteran tackles kayaking challenge

10:20am Thursday 24th April 2014

AN RAF veteran kayaked 125 miles over the weekend to raise awareness of forces charity Help for Heroes.

Easter egg raffle raises £650 for Trussell Trust

Salisbury Journal: Easter egg raffle raises £650 for Trussell Trust

9:50am Thursday 24th April 2014

AN Easter egg raffle held on behalf of the Trussell Trust raised £560 for the Salisburybased charity.

Anger as roses are taken from crematorium

9:09am Thursday 24th April 2014

THE son of a Salisbury couple whose ashes were scattered among the rose bushes at Salisbury Crematorium said he has been left with nowhere to go to pay his respects after the shrubs were removed.

Free parking encourages shop opening

Salisbury Journal: Suzi Mason of Casa Fina

9:07am Thursday 24th April 2014

A SHOPKEEPER has decided to extend her opening hours after the reintroduction of free Sunday car parking in Salisbury.

A marathon proposal

Salisbury Journal: A marathon proposal

8:59am Thursday 24th April 2014

FOR most people running the London Marathon is excitement enough for one day, but Andrew Greenstock decided he would make it even more memorable.

Rail station site could be used for custody suite

Salisbury Journal: Patrick Geenty

8:56am Thursday 24th April 2014

A NEW police custody suite could be built on the site of the old engine sheds at Salisbury Railway Station and Wiltshire’s police chief has threatened to resign if a facility is not retained in the city.

New group formed to fight Sainsbury's plan

9:11am Thursday 24th April 2014

AN action group has been formed to fight plans for a new supermarket in Salisbury that protestors feel will add to traffic and flooding issues in the area.

Fond farewell to Greentrees caretaker

Salisbury Journal: Fond farewell to Greentrees caretaker

4:56pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

CHILDREN and staff at Greentrees have said goodbye to a man who has been a familiar face at the Salisbury primary school since it opened 12 years ago.

Symposium to mark war centenary

Salisbury Journal: Symposium to mark war centenary

4:54pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Fovant Badges stand over the south Wiltshire countryside as a permanent reminder of the First World War.

Family pay tribute to stabbing victim

Salisbury Journal: Doreen Webb

1:32pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE family of a woman who was stabbed to death in Durrington have paid tribute to “the most amazing person in every single way”.

Still time to sign up for Race for Life

10:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THIS year’s Race for Life is taking place at Hudson’s Field on June 29.

Euro elections coming up

9:48am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WILTSHIRE will go to the polls next month to decide who will represent the south west in Europe.

Pilot killed in air crash

9:38am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A PILOT from Wiltshire was killed in a light aircraft crash in Devon on Friday.

Funding for advocacy service

9:36am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

SWAN Advocacy has been given £5,000 from Wiltshire Council’s Carers Small Grant Scheme to deliver advocacy support to carers for disabled children in Wiltshire.

Hall of Fame place for Magna Carta

Salisbury Journal: Hall of Fame place for Magna Carta

8:49am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MAGNA Carta 1215 has been voted as one of the nation’s top treasures and is featured in England’s ultimate Hall of Fame exhibition, which celebrates St George’s Day this week.

Success for Dinton sports teams

Salisbury Journal: Success for Dinton sports teams

8:17am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A GIRLS football team from Dinton School are celebrating representing the county in a regional competition.

Scouts to build bird boxes

8:12am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

SCOUTS in Laverstock will be building bird boxes for River Bourne Community Farm as part of their community week. The 1st Laverstock Scouts will be making bird boxes at B&Q in Southampton Road, Salisbury, on May 11.

Meetings over Stonehenge right of way

6:50pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TALKS have been held about whether to close an ancient right of way near Stonehenge to the public.

Air Ambulance livery unveiled

Salisbury Journal: Air Ambulance livery unveiled

5:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE design for Wiltshire’s new Air Ambulance was unveiled today by the Wiltshire Air Ambulance Charitable Trust.

Mail on Sunday claims provide unexpected boost for Trussell Trust

6:47pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

CLAIMS made by a national newspaper that a Salisbury charity providing emergency food parcels to people in need is being exploited by “fraudsters” and “scroungers” have prompted a huge surge of public support for the charity.

Table tennis festival at St Joseph's

Salisbury Journal: Table tennis festival at St Joseph's

3:57pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A TABLE tennis festival was held at St Joseph’s School with a Paralympic swimmer Kate Gray.

Work starts on Odstock play area

3:51pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WORK has started on creating a new play area for the children of Odstock.

Walk in memory of Rory

Salisbury Journal: Walk in memory of Rory

12:53pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FAMILY and friends of teenager Rory Walworth braved rain and mist for a fundraising coastal walk in his memory.

New netball club in Tisbury

12:52pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A RECENTLY formed netball club in Tisbury is looking for new members.

Tireless Cancer Research fundraiser dies, age 84

12:16pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A TIRELESS fundraiser who gave more than 35 years’ service to the Salisbury committee of Cancer Research UK has died at the age of 84.

Princess Anne thanks Save the Children volunteers

Salisbury Journal: Princess Anne thanks Save the Children volunteers

11:23am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE Princess Royal paid a visit to Wiltshire and met Salisbury volunteers for Save the Children to thank them for their loyal support.

Superhero Sunday raises cash for Stars Appeal

Salisbury Journal: Superhero Sunday raises cash for Stars Appeal

11:15am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A SUPER human effort raised £1,700 for Salisbury District Hospital’s Stars Appeal last weekend, with more set to come in. Wonder women and super men were among those taking part in 5k and 10k sponsored runs through the city as part of Superhero Sunday.

Co-ordinator needed for footpath project

10:36am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A FOOTPATH project in south Wiltshire is looking for a volunteer coordinator. The successful project has seen local volunteers install more than 50 new gates on the footpath network with the goal of improving access to the countryside, including a small part of the New Forest.

Men arrested after fuel stolen from main pipeline

10:28am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TWO men from Salisbury have been arrested as part of an investigation into fuel thefts from one of the country’s main oil pipelines.

Beady workshop at hospital

Salisbury Journal: Beady workshop at hospital

10:08am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

YOUNG patients at Salisbury District Hospital had the chance to make jewellery at a special workshop.

New play equipment for Winterbourne

10:04am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

PLAY equipment at Winterbourne playground is set to be replaced thanks to a grant of £25,000. Winterbourne Parish Council was awarded the grant from the SITA Trust’s Queen Elizabeth Fields Fund.

Boys' cycle ride raises £2,300 for WaterAid

10:02am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THREE young cyclists rode 25 miles on Monday, raising £2,300 for WaterAid.

Longstock gardens re-opening

Salisbury Journal: Longstock gardens re-opening

9:59am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE water gardens at Longstock are opening for the season with a charity day next weekend. The gardens at the Leckford Estate, near Andover, have undergone extensive refurbishment and replanting following recent floods. The charity day on May 4 is raising funds for the Royal National Institute of Blind People.

Bugglepuffs author signs copies of book in Salisbury

Salisbury Journal: Bugglepuffs author signs copies of book in Salisbury

12:08pm Monday 21st April 2014

CHILDREN’S author Charlotte Bennett met young fans and signed copies of her book The Bugglepuffs and the Magic Key in Salisbury at the weekend.

A303 - worst road in the country?

11:55am Monday 21st April 2014

THE A303 has been branded one of the worst roads in the country as Easter holiday traffic caused lengthy snarl-ups.

Man in court charged with murdering wife

Salisbury Journal: Leonard Webb

10:52am Monday 21st April 2014

A MAN from Durrington has appeared in court this morning charged with murdering his wife.

Man charged with murder

Salisbury Journal: Murder investigation continues in Durrington

2:28pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A MAN has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in Durrington.

Come Dine with Me applicants sought

Salisbury Journal: Last year's Salisbury Come Dine with Me contestants

11:30am Sunday 20th April 2014

A GROUP of five food fans from Salisbury had fans of Come Dine With Me in stitches in 2012, and now the hit Channel 4 show is looking for more contestants from the city for its new series.

Murder investigation continues in Durrington

Salisbury Journal: Murder investigation continues in Durrington

8:52am Sunday 20th April 2014

A MURDER investigation is continuing following the death of a woman in Durrington on Friday.

Council ordered to delete wind farm policy

8:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

GREEN energy campaigners are celebrating after an inspector ordered Wiltshire Council to delete its policy on wind farms from the Core Strategy.

Polo day in Tidworth

Salisbury Journal: Polo day in Tidworth

4:40pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A FOURTH showcase polo day has been announced by the organisers of The Best of British Polo, and some of the hottest young polo talent in the country will be back in action on Sunday, June 1 at Tidworth Polo Club.

Bluebells flower in time for Easter

12:20pm Saturday 19th April 2014

BLUEBELLS are flowering much earlier than in last year's cold spring, the Woodland Trust said today.

Pet rabbits found in Amesbury

10:41am Saturday 19th April 2014

TWO pet rabbits have been found by police in Amesbury and are being cared for by police.

Peregrines nest at cathedral for first time in 50 years

Salisbury Journal: Clerk of works Gary Price with the nesting box

10:36am Saturday 19th April 2014

PEREGRINES are nesting at Salisbury Cathedral for the first time in more than 50 years.

Murder investigation launched after death of woman in Durrington

Salisbury Journal: Man arrested after death of woman in Durrington

5:34pm Friday 18th April 2014

A MAN has been arrested following the death of a woman in Durrington.

New poker league

Salisbury Journal: New poker league

11:48am Friday 18th April 2014

POKER fans in Salisbury are to have their own league, run on a not-for-profit basis.

Fine send off for Ken

Salisbury Journal: Ken Edwards

11:45am Friday 18th April 2014

WHEN Ken Edwards leaves his job with outfitters Chas H Baker this summer, he’ll be going out in style.

Celebrating Easter at Odstock Day Nursery

Salisbury Journal: Celebrating Easter at Odstock Day Nursery

7:40am Friday 18th April 2014

THE newly formed Odstock Day Nursery celebrated Easter with an egg challenge undertaken by children and staff in their Easter bonnets.

Family cookery course

Salisbury Journal: Family cookery course

5:03pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FAMILIES in Salisbury can learn how to cook tastier and cheaper meals thanks to free workshops organised by housing and care provider Radian.

Rising costs force disabled swimming club to cut sessions

4:18pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A SWIMMING group for people with disabilities and learning difficulties has to cut its sessions by half due to rising costs.








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