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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Family involved in Longleat crash

Salisbury Journal:

8:37am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SALISBURY family had a lucky escape after they were involved in a crash at a Wiltshire safari park.

Illegal tobacco on the rise

3:45pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A QUARTER of smokers in Wiltshire use illegal tobacco, one of the highest rates in the south west, according to the director of public health in the county.

Volunteers set for flood response

Salisbury Journal:

3:12pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

NEXT time large-scale flooding hits the country, Salisbury will be ready thanks to a new voluntary organisation.

International visitors flock to Salisbury

Salisbury Journal:

11:54am Tuesday 26th August 2014

NEW figures released by VisitBritain reveal a sharp rise in the number of overseas visitors travelling to Wiltshire for their summer holiday in 2013.

Volunteers needed to help reduce sex crimes

Salisbury Journal:

10:39am Tuesday 26th August 2014

MORE volunteers are needed in Salisbury and across south Wiltshire for a scheme which holds convicted sex offenders to account and, its supporters claim, radically reduces re-offending.

Vintage shop shuts suddenly

Salisbury Journal:

10:06am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE owner of a vintage shop that closed down suddenly is seeking to reassure her clients that their items and money are safe.

Paralympic star appears at charity event

Salisbury Journal:

3:20pm Monday 25th August 2014

TICKETS have gone on sale for an evening with multiple Paralympic gold medallist Dame Sarah Storey in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA).

Tidworth is the most "desirable postcode in Britain"

Salisbury Journal:

2:29pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE SP9 postcode – which includes the town of Tidworth and its surrounding villages – has been named the most desir able in England according to Royal Mail.

Wilton housing estate moves forward

1:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

BUYERS are being invited to register their interest in new homes that will be built at a former military base in Wilton.

Field blaze in Durrington

Salisbury Journal:

12:33pm Monday 25th August 2014

A FIRE ripped through a field in Durrington yesterday afternoon coming within 200m of houses, according to eye witnesses.

Retired doctor at forefront of hyperbaric medicine

Salisbury Journal:

9:49am Monday 25th August 2014

A RETIRED doctor has returned from a fact-finding mission to the southern hemisphere to improve our understanding of hyperbaric medicine.

New play equipment for village

9:43am Monday 25th August 2014

WINTERBOURNE Stoke will have a new multi-play area in its park thanks to the Big Lottery Fund.

Drawings of lace on display at musuem

Salisbury Journal:

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A NEW exhibition highlighting the intricacies of Downton Lace is opening at Salisbury Museum next month.

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.


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