A marathon a month for Mandy

Salisbury Journal:

11:17am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A SALISBURY woman has been running a marathon a month for charity as she gears up for one of the toughest challenges in the world - the Marathon des Sables.

Charity helps children with drink and drugs problems

10:33am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A NEW provider has been appointed to help children and young people affected by substance misuse.

Police officer resigned after Facebook comment

10:27am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MEMBER of the Wiltshire police force resigned after they made an inappropriate post on the constabulary’s official Facebook site.

Wiltshire officers swoop in London raids

2:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DETECTIVES from Wiltshire swooped to make dawn arrests in London on Monday as part of an investigation into a £1m courier fraud investigation.

Man 'drank' fish in Neknomination stunt

Salisbury Journal:

2:41pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

TWO men who “drank” fish in a drunken internet stunt known as Neknomination have been fined by Salisbury Magistrates.

Passengers turfed off bus by "over hours" driver

11:01am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A BUS driver told passengers travelling from Salisbury to Marlborough to get off and wait an hour for the next bus as he had “gone over his hours”.

What an unusual insect

Salisbury Journal:

11:05am Tuesday 19th August 2014

IS it a wasp? Is it a spider? Journal reader Chloe Duncan wasn’t sure either when she discovered this unusual looking insect in her garden. A quick bit of research revealed it is a wasp spider from northern Asia and although they do bite, it is not dangerous and more like a bee or wasp sting.

Teenager assaulted in lay-by

9:51am Tuesday 19th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a teenager was assaulted near Solstice Park on Sunday.

Bird of prey found

Salisbury Journal:

3:41pm Monday 18th August 2014

A BIRD of prey which went missing in Wilton at the weekend has been found safe and well.

New bin delays cause anger

5:28pm Monday 18th August 2014

“WHY are we waiting?” is the cry from some residents in Wiltshire who are wondering why their clapped-out bins have not been replaced.

New challenge for commuters

2:58pm Monday 18th August 2014

CONNECTING Wiltshire has launched a new challenge with sustainable transport charity Sustrans aimed at getting commuters to work in a more environmentally friendly way.

VJ Day remembered at Burma Star parade

Salisbury Journal:

1:55pm Monday 18th August 2014

 THE Burma Star Association have paid tribute to the veterans of the Second World War who fought in the Far East.

Missing bird of prey

Salisbury Journal:

10:22am Monday 18th August 2014

A BIRD of prey has gone missing in Wilton.

MP welcomes drop in unemployment figures

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT rates in the Salisbury constituency have dropped to 0.9 per cent according to new figures released by the Office of National Statistics.

PC battles Bertha for child crime victims

Salisbury Journal: PC Tim Bunt

6:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A POLICE officer from Salisbury braved the torrential rain on Sunday to take part in a cycle challenge to raise money for child victims of crime.

Martin Lewis gives cash support

Salisbury Journal: Martin Lewis

6:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

MONEY-saving expert Martin Lewis has donated a six figure sum to help Salisbury-based charity the Trussell Trust introduce a pilot triage system for its foodbanks scheme.

Penny can now focus on her retirement

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

STAFF in the eye department at Salisbury District Hospital bade farewell to staff nurse Penny Browning, who has retired after 36 years of NHS service.

Councillors’ spat with clerk resolved

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

PARISH councillors who walked out en masse after a row with their clerk – putting the future of their authority at risk – have walked back in again.

Phil is about to face his biggest fear

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A SALISBURY entrepreneur with an extreme fear of heights is taking on a 15,000ft skydive for local charity, CCS Adoption.

Students to journey into the jungle

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

STUDENTS from Stonehenge School are visiting Borneo for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn more about different cultures and help with work to re-forest the jungle.

Heavy metal masterpiece

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

SALISBURY Cathedral has boosted its growing reputation for visual art by displaying a sculpture by one of Britain’s most esteemed sculptors, Lynn Chadwick.

Council job cuts putting too much power in politicians’ hands claim

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

COUNCILS that get rid of their chief executives are putting too much power in one politician’s hands, according to a senior Conservative local politician.

New budgets set after youth service cuts

4:41pm Friday 15th August 2014

BUDGETS have been set for ‘community-led’ young people’s activities now that the county youth service is being axed.

Burglar who killed fish jailed

Salisbury Journal:

4:37pm Friday 15th August 2014

A BURGLAR who targeted homes in Amesbury and killed two fish belonging to his victims by emptying poison into a fish tank has been jailed.

New care home gets the go ahead

1:20pm Friday 15th August 2014

PLANNING permission for a new 27 bed residential care home has been narrowly approved by the southern area committee.

Dad's cycle in memory of his son

Salisbury Journal:

12:51pm Friday 15th August 2014

A SOLDIER from Bulford has cycled 453 miles in memory of his son, who died at the age of ten from sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP).

Theory ‘proven’ claims new book

Salisbury Journal: The ancient stone monument Stonehenge.

3:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

A FRESH insight into the possible meaning of Stonehenge is the focus of a new book by engineer and environmental geologist Paul D Burley.

Four mutt-keteers need homing

Salisbury Journal:

5:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

DOGS Trust Salisbury is appealing for homes for four very special dogs they have affectionately called The Four Mutt-keteers after they struck up such a strong friendship at the rehoming centre.

App for Salisbury Reds

Salisbury Journal:

7:00am Friday 15th August 2014

BUS timetabling has entered the 21st century in Salisbury with the launch of a new smartphone app that will give travellers real time travel information.

Coast to coast for Gwen

Salisbury Journal:

12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A NOVICE cyclist from Salisbury has raised almost £4,000 for Child Bereavement UK in memory of her daughter.

Survivor John, 67, flies at chance to say thanks

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

A MAN who says he owes his life to the Wiltshire Air Ambulance has taken to the skies to thank the organisation that saved him.

Council fining more parents for term time holidays

9:31am Thursday 14th August 2014

THE number of parents in Wiltshire who were fined during the last academic year for taking their children out of school during term time has reached 960.

A-level results announced

Salisbury Journal:

9:29am Thursday 14th August 2014

STUDENTS across south Wiltshire collected their A-level results on Thursday.

Broken lift traps residents in their homes for days

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

PEOPLE living in a sheltered accommodation scheme in Salisbury were left stranded in their flats for three days after a lift broke down.

Tot lucky to be alive after balcony horror

Salisbury Journal:

7:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

A THREE-year-old girl had a lucky escape after she fell through a gap on the balcony of her family’s first-floor flat.

Mother and son attacked by dog in Amesbury

2:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A MOTHER and her son were injured in a vicious dog attack in Amesbury.

Search begins for your local heroes

Salisbury Journal:

2:02pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE search for south Wiltshire and west Hampshire's Local Heroes has begun.

New sculpture on show at Cathedral

Salisbury Journal:

1:56pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

SALISBURY Cathedral has boosted its growing reputation for visual art by displaying a sculpture by one of Britain’s most esteemed sculptors, Lynn Chadwick.

92-year-old attacked in Salisbury

Salisbury Journal:

11:50am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A 92-YEAR-OLD man was left with a broken arm after being attacked outside the Wetherspoon's pub in Salisbury.

Fake speed camera back after theft

Salisbury Journal:

11:04am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A FAKE speed camera in Shrewton, set up by villagers to try to slow down traffic on a busy rat-run route, has been taken down for the second time.

Yoga day to help Myfanwy

Salisbury Journal:

11:02am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A YOGA day is being held at Larmer Tree Gardens on Sunday to raise money to help a woman who was left paralysed after a car crash.

Makeover for Salisbury's Waitrose

Salisbury Journal:

10:59am Wednesday 13th August 2014

WAITROSE is planning a makeover for its store on Churchill Way in Salisbury.

Smartphone app for bus passengers

2:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

BUS timetabling has entered the 21st century in Salisbury with the launch of a new smartphone app that will give travellers real time travel information.

Book offers new explanation about Stonehenge

2:06pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A FRESH insight into the possible meaning of Stonehenge is the focus of a new book by engineer and environmental geologist Paul D Burley.

Arson in Ludgershall

1:56pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information about suspected arson in Ludgershall.

Youth hostel plan rejected by inspector

12:12pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

SALISBURY’S youth hostel will not be turned into retirement homes, a planning inspector ruled on Friday.

Stapleford named best small village in Wiltshire

Salisbury Journal:

11:32am Tuesday 12th August 2014

STAPLEFORD has been named as the best small village in Wiltshire in The Hills Group CPRE Wiltshire Best Kept Village Competition 2014.

Salisbury's only VC hero remembered

Salisbury Journal:

9:15am Tuesday 12th August 2014

HE won the Victoria Cross for his gallantry in World War I, and remains the only person from Salisbury to have been so honoured.

Supercars on show in Wilton

Salisbury Journal:

1:29pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

DESPITE a soaking from Hurricane Bertha, car enthusiasts at the Wilton Classic Supercar show were treated to a sneak preview of the Aston Martin V12 S Roadster which is due to be unveiled in America next week.

Motorcyclist clocked at 147mph

11:48am Monday 11th August 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been disqualified from driving and fined after being clocked at 147mph.








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