Disgust as vulnerable OAP's body lies undiscovered in squalid flat for a fortnight

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

ELDERLY and vulnerable people in sheltered council housing say the discovery of a man’s body in their block after he lay dead for up to a fortnight makes them fear for their safety.

Wife of Radio 2 DJ reveals battle against breast cancer

Salisbury Journal:

9:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

TIGGY Walker knows first-hand what it’s like to have breast cancer and the need for the very best in care.

‘Police were there for dad’ say missing man’s grateful family

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A WOMAN whose elderly father went missing last week has heaped praise on Wiltshire Police for its “reassuring, professional, personal, caring and thorough”

Fears of OAP who can’t find a home

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A PENSIONER from Salisbury is facing the prospect of homelessness – or being sent miles away from her family by the council – after it failed to find her accommodation after her tenancy expired.

Sophie’s spooky halloween outfit to be made by Morrisons

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A FIVE-year-old girl from Old Sarum has won a national competition by Morrisons to have the Halloween costume that she designed made into reality.

Cathedral Close experiment findings are revealed

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

AN experimental system to test the effect on traffic levels and safety in Salisbury Cathedral Close has delivered some surprising results.

Major recognition for Operation Nightingale

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

OPERATION Nightingale has won the MoD Sanctuary Award for Heritage for the “Exercise Tally Ho!” project. The award was presented last week at MoD Main Building, London, by Minister for Service Personnel and Veterans, Anna Soubry MP, and Richard McCarthy CE DIO.

Expect gunfire on Salisbury Plain in November

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

NOVEMBER will see a lot of activity across the whole of Salisbury Plain with artillery, mortar and heavy machine gun live firing taking place during the first and last weeks of the month.

Supersonic award for Pip

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

EARLIER this month Major Pip Lines, who serves with Tidworth-based 6 Battalion REME, was given an award for her work skills on the high-tech Bloodhound Supersonic Car (SSC) Project.

Wiltshire Council has launched an action plan to protect Salisbury from flooding

Salisbury Journal:

5:33pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

WORK has started on a blueprint for the future to safeguard the entire city after the Environment Agency presented a detailed flood risk assessment.

Watch: Celebrate Voice singing flash mob

Salisbury Journal:

1:36pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A FLASH mob congregated on the market square to perform a selection of well known songs as part of the Celebrate Voice festival. 

College blasted for Chemring link after Hong Kong 'human rights abuses'

Salisbury Journal:

9:53am Wednesday 29th October 2014

CAMPAINERS are demanding Salisbury's new university technical college sever its ties to the arms trade.

Second scanner arrives at hospital

Salisbury Journal:

9:17am Wednesday 29th October 2014

RADIOGRAPHERS at Salisbury District Hospital took delivery of the second CT scanner earlier this week – the result of a hugely successful campaign run by the Stars Appeal and the Salisbury Journal last year.

New air ambulance arrives in Wiltshire

Salisbury Journal:

12:28pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE Wiltshire Air Ambulance (WAA) unveiled a new helicopter on Friday – with a top speed of 180mph.

Fire union seeks long-term investment – merger or not

Salisbury Journal:

11:48am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE Fire Brigades Union has demanded to see long-term strategic investment in the service, whether Dorset and Wiltshire services merge or not.

Attempted break-in at Tidworth home

Salisbury Journal:

9:33am Wednesday 29th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information following an attempted break-in of a home in Wyle Road, Tidworth.

Old Manor Hospital sold to developers for £4.1 million

Salisbury Journal:

3:41pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE Old Manor Hospital in Salisbury has been sold for £4.1 million to developers, 11 years after it was abandoned by the NHS.

Wall of Remembrance goes on display at the cathedral

Salisbury Journal:

4:28pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A SPECIAL Wall of Remembrance that commemorates Wiltshire soldiers who lost their lives during the First World War has gone on display at the cathedral until Friday, November 21.

Chance to see record-breaking attempt of matchstick model making

Salisbury Journal:

4:07pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

SALISBURY’S matchstick man Barry King will be at the Cross Keys Shopping Centre this weekend, working on his model of Salisbury Cathedral and raising money for the Stars Appeal Breast Cancer Unit Campaign.

S6C unveils new building plans

Salisbury Journal:

9:38am Tuesday 28th October 2014

SALISBURY'S sixth form college S6C has unveiled initial plans for its new building, which will be ready for September 2015.

Young people build skate park sculpture

Salisbury Journal:

5:33pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

YOUNG people are designing and building a large scale public sculpture as part of a new project to mark the city’s renovated skate park.

Salisbury carer shortlisted for national award

Salisbury Journal:

11:38am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A SENIOR health care assistant at Laverstock Care Centre has been shortlisted for a national award recognising her work with residents suffering from dementia.

New Stonehenge exhibition opens on Wednesday

Salisbury Journal:

8:53am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A NEW exhibition called Soldiers at Stonehenge: Salisbury Plain and the journey to the First World War is to open at Stonehenge Visitors Centre on Wednesday.

Infantry teams at school in recruitment visit

Salisbury Journal:

10:47am Tuesday 28th October 2014

TWO infantry teams from the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers and 1 Rifles visited students at Bishop Wordsworth’s School as part of an army recruitment event.

Artisan coffee shop set to open at Tesco

Salisbury Journal:

9:02am Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN artisan coffee shop and free-to-use community space will open at the Tesco Extra store in Salisbury on Monday, as part of a multi-million pound investment to improve the shopping experience for customers.

UPDATED: Salisbury City Carnival - full results

Salisbury Journal:

11:07am Tuesday 28th October 2014

The stars of carnival from across Wessex shone for Salisbury last Friday night

Funding boost for disadvantaged youths

Salisbury Journal: THE NATIONAL LOTTERY: There are still four prizes to be claimed

9:11am Tuesday 28th October 2014

DISADVANTAGED young people in Wiltshire are set to benefit from a £9,948 lottery grant to help them take part in environmental projects.

Cottages destroyed in weekend blaze

Salisbury Journal:

7:28pm Monday 27th October 2014

TWO Grade II listed cottages in Codford were destroyed at the weekend after a fire ripped through the thatched roofs.

Car-crash pensioner suffers multiple fractures

Salisbury Journal:

1:11pm Monday 27th October 2014

A PENSIONER is in hospital with broken bones after being hit by a car while crossing the road.

Firefighters battle to save cottages ablaze in Codford

Salisbury Journal:

8:30am Monday 27th October 2014

TEN fire engines were at the scene of a fire in Codford where a row of three thatched cottages were on fire on Saturday evening.

Porton Down firm secure £31m Chinese deal

Salisbury Journal: BioEDEN'S laboratory manager, Joanne Duffy,observing the stem cells through a microscope

1:07pm Monday 27th October 2014

A PORTON Down-based company has pulled off a $50million (£31m) deal and announced it is to deliver a leading edge diagnostic system for the massive Chinese healthcare market.

New cookery group for dementia carers

Salisbury Journal:

12:55pm Monday 27th October 2014

A NEW cookery group has started in Salisbury aimed at the carers of people with dementia.

The Wessex Gunners to be given freedom of the city

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

THE City Council unanimously agreed on Monday (October 20) to award freedom of the city to 32 Regiment of the Royal Artillery - the Wessex Gunners.

Chelsea Pensioners visit Tedworth House

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

THE wounded service personnel of Tedworth House got to meet the heroes of yesteryear when the Chelsea Pensioners paid a visit to the Help for Heroes Recovery Centre.

Cat charity reveals pictures for 2015 calendar

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

A TISBURY based cat charity has revealed the 12 winning photographs which will now feature in its 2015 calendar.

Teenager nominated for top Red Cross award

Salisbury Journal:

9:46am Saturday 25th October 2014

A TEENAGER from Bulford is a finalist in the British Red Cross Humanitarian Citizen Awards after raising more than £43,000 in memory of her brother.

Stonehenge and Old Sarum feature in new ITV series

Salisbury Journal: Stonehenge, Amesbury, United Kingdom (7832313)

9:39am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE secrets of Old Sarum and Stonehenge were revealed in a new ITV series.

Hospital seeks more psychology volunteers

Salisbury Journal:

9:59am Saturday 25th October 2014

PEOPLE who are interested in becoming psychology volunteers have an opportunity to find out more about the Trust’s Engage volunteer programme at a special recruitment and education day.

"Callous" carer jailed for five months

Salisbury Journal:

5:39pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SENIOR Carer from Salisbury was sentenced to five months in prison today for mistreating residents at a specialist dementia care home.

Diverse music event launches on Monday

Salisbury Journal:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

IT’S countdown time to a musical event never seen before in Salisbury.

Appeal for information after jewellery stolen in burglary

Salisbury Journal:

10:04am Friday 24th October 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary that occurred at a property on Netherhampton Road, Salisbury.

Ghost hunter to star in haunting TV show

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A CELEBRITY ghost hunter from Salisbury is the star of a TV show airing at midnight next Thursday on the Really TV channel.

Iconic centrepiece is back in the spotlight

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

THE landmark Pantheon at Stourhead has reopened to visitors after nine months of vital repairs.

Major J.M.W.Turner exhibition announced for Salisbury Museum

Salisbury Journal:

5:08pm Friday 24th October 2014

A major exhibition has been announced at Salisbury Museum.

Age UK appeal for knitting help

Salisbury Journal:

7:37pm Friday 24th October 2014

THERE is just one week remaining to help Age UK Salisbury District create as many little woolly hats as possible for Age UK and Innocent’s Big Knit 2014 and to help older people stay warm and well this winter.

Downton Abbey creator presents awards

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

PUPILS at The Trafalgar School in Downton were handed their annual awards by a celebrity this year.

1959 Daimler could fetch £20k at auction

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

BIDS of close to £20,000 are expected for a much sought-after Salisbury based 1959 Daimler SP 250 V8 when it goes under the hammer at the end of the month.

Super day for SSAFA

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

DEFENCE Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) staff dressed as their favourite superheroes and supervillains to raise money for SSAFA recently.

Family tree unearths hero

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

AN Australian mother researching her family tree discovered that she was descended from a very famous Royal Regiment of Artillery officer and on her visit to England was entertained at The Royal School of Artillery at Larkhill and saw artefacts relating to her very famous ancestor.

Salisbury man arrested over child sex images

Salisbury Journal:

6:07pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

WILTSHIRE Police have arrested a 55 year old man from Salisbury along with five other people from across the county on Tuesday, October 21 as part of Operation Harness.


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