• Rod & Line (April 5)

    GOOD bags of mixed fish have been reported from virtually all of the region's fisheries over the last week as temperatures start to rise. Topping the big fish list is a 16lb common carp caught from Abbots Lake at Waldens Farm Fishery, tempted on float-fished

  • Moneymen too good for Heath

    BEMERTON Heath Harlequins failed to stop Moneyfields chalking up a seventh straight win on a difficult surface at the Portsmouth club. Both sides struggled against the gale force wind with chances few and far between. Mankin went closest for Heath on

  • Nadder Valley cup final dates

    THIS season's Lord Bledisloe Challenge Cup final will now take place at Downton FC's ground on Wednesday, May 2 (7.30pm kick off). The Nadder Valley League's WC Stokes Cup final will be held at Bemerton Heath Harlequins' Western way ground on Thursday

  • Robins prove a point

    DOWNTON fought back from 2-0 down to earn a point against Hamworthy United on Saturday. After the disappointment of defeats to fellow strugglers Hamble ASSC and Alton Town, the Robins found themselves a goal down at half time. "We missed some good chances

  • Glen's battling Blues have it all to do

    AMESBURY Town ran the top two in Sydenhams Wessex League Division One close but were left with nothing to show for it as their relegation fears deepened. On Saturday, they entertained Hayling United at the Recreation Ground, when the game sparked into

  • Micky's on the ball as Shrewton win again

    STAND-IN striker Micky Ball, deputising for the injured Jesse Walters, proved himself a more than able replacement, having a hand in all three of Shrewton United's goals as they cruised to victory at Almondsbury. The Shrews continued their recent sparkling

  • Louisa's at home at Somerley

    LOUISA Lockwood enjoyed a successful time at her local event, Somerley Horse Trials, steering a number of her charges into high placings. The Winterbourne Stoke rider's promising young mare Desert Island, owned by a local syndicate, did well to finish

  • Charity golf day is planned

    HAMPTWORTH Golf Club is the setting for a charity golf day later this month in aid of Wiltshire Life Education Centre. Former Mayor of Salisbury Ricky Rogers is trustee of the charity. Anyone wishing to enter a team in the three-ball Stableford contest

  • Festival success for youngsters

    SALISBURY Rugby Club's under 11s overcame opposition from across the south west to win the Chippenham RFC mini rugby festival on Sunday. They beat Bath 10-0 in a scintillating final that earned praise from Bristol and England scrum-half Sean Perry who

  • Salisbury close in on play-off place

    SALISBURY Rugby Club firsts put their cup disappointment firmly behind them, registering a convincing win at Henley Wanderers' Dryleas ground to keep their promotion hopes alive and kicking. A guaranteed play-off place is now just one point away for

  • Welling United 1 Salisbury City 2

    NICK Holmes was delighted to see his side pick up all three points away at fellow promotion hopefuls Welling United last night. Whites were again without a number of key players through injury, but a determined display saw them fight back from a goal

  • Youth team cup final date

    SALISBURY City youth team's Hampshire Midweek Floodlight Cup final against Aldershot will now take place at Eastleigh FC's ground on Wednesday, April 18. Kick off 7.45pm.

  • Prince's regal strike secures victory

    LUKE Prince's stunning 72nd minute goal earned Salisbury City a deserved three points from last night's trip to Dartford FC to take on fellow promotion hopefuls Welling United. Whites ran out worthy 2-1 victors - ending a run of four games without a

  • Roll up for Easter...

    HI everybody and welcome to the Journal Gang. Are you ready for an egg-citing' holiday, full of cracking Easter eggs and fun surprises? This week we'll be revealing some of the events going on over the Easter weekend. In the Gang post this week was

  • Have your say...

    IN two years' time, a radical shake-up of local government could see the whole of Wiltshire served by just one local authority. The county council and all four existing district councils, including Salisbury and Kennet, would be abolished and replaced

  • Great Bustard's welcome return to Salisbury Plain

    FOR the first time in more than 150 years a male Great Bustard has been seen in full display on Salisbury Plain. The display is one of the most spectacular sights in the bird world and is raising hopes that Great Bustards will start to breed once again

  • Chance to run with the big guns

    THE Salisbury District Hospital Stars Appeal is offering local runners the chance to compete in some of the country's top marathons and other big runs. It is in a position to guarantee a limited number of places in such events as the British 10k Run

  • Abandoned trolleys face big clear-up

    DISCARDED and unsightly supermarket trolleys could be eliminated from Ringwood's streets if the district council flexes its new legislative powers. As part of the Clean Neighbourhood and Environment Act 2005, New Forest District Council has the power

  • £15,000 up for grabs to reward excellence

    THIS year's South Wiltshire Business of the Year awards are being launched in Salisbury later this month. The launch ceremony takes place on April 19 at the White Hart Hotel. The awards, now in their eighth year, are open to every business trading in

  • Small firms speak up

    THE Federation of Small Businesses, which has a branch in Salisbury, is calling on all candidates in next month's district council elections to keep small businesses at the forefront of their policy and manifesto planning. The FSB has reminded councils

  • Victor heads up art room

    PAINTINGS specialist Paul Viney will be standing down as head of Woolley & Wallis salerooms' picture department. Joining the Salisbury team of specialists at its Castle Street premises is Victor Fauvelle, who becomes head of the picture department.

  • Jakko M Jakszyk - The Bruised Romantic Glee Club

    Artist - Jakko M Jakszyk Album - The Bruised Romantic Glee Club Label - Iceni Prog rock isn't just something The Mars Volta cited as a reference. The genre has never truly gone away, and on this double CD, Jakszyk stays spot in the centre of the

  • Magnificent collaboration fills cathedral

    St John Passion, Salisbury Cathedral EACH year, the evening before Palm Sunday, Salisbury Musical Society and the Chelsea Opera Group Orchestra, together with a group of distinguished soloists, under their conductor David Halls, give a performance

  • Young cast display sheer professionalism

    A Bridge to the Stars and Red Sky, Salberg Studio, Salisbury Playhouse. FOR the third year running, Stage 65, is participating in the National Theatre's annual youth theatre programme with these two specially- commissioned plays for young actors. Both

  • Hospital art winners

    MORE than 200 works of art are currently gracing the corridor walls at Salisbury District Hospital, part of ArtCare's annual open exhibition. Exhibitors were drawn from across the region and, in total, 84 artists submitted works in a range of media, from

  • Making a splash to raise cash

    SALISBURY firefighters created quite a splash when they responded to an emergency call - halfway through Saturday's Rotary Club Swimathon. Three of the six-man team had to leap out of the pool at Godolphin School and race across the playing field still

  • The Waterboys - Book of Lightning

    Artist - The Waterboys Album - Book Of Lightning Label - W14/ Universal It has been some time since a properly 'essential' Waterboys disc. 1990's Room To Roam rounded off a remarkable run of 7 years and 5 albums form. 1993's Dream Harder had

  • Which came first, Easter or the egg?

    EASTER is one of the most important festivals in the Christian calendar - a time of darkness as the crucifixion of Christ is remembered on Good Friday and a time of celebration with the resurrection three days later. So what have bunnies and bonnets

  • WEBB Margaret Ruby In

    WEBB Margaret Ruby In loving memory of a loving wife and mother who died on 10th April 2002. From loving husband Bob, Tim, Kath, Gillian and Mike.

  • MARCHANT. Debra.

    MARCHANT. Debra. 3rd April 2005. Mum, remembering you with love. We miss you everyday. Love Donna, Graham, Caitlin, Rebecca and Nick.

  • TWYMAN. Dr.

    TWYMAN. Dr. Derek Gould. Much loved husband, father and grandfather. Retired General Practitioner for thirty three years in Amesbury. Died after a courageous battle with cancer in Southampton General Hospital on 29th March. Cremation at 2.15pm at Salisbury

  • APLIN Raymond To

    APLIN Raymond To Grandad, you will always be in our thoughts and watching over us. Rest in peace, love Mark, Daniel and Keri.

  • HARWOOD Joan Resting

    HARWOOD Joan Resting in peace in Grandad's arms. Love you lots. Keith, Debbie and Sadie. xxxx

  • CHAPMAN Lee Dorothy Peacefully

    CHAPMAN Lee Dorothy Peacefully on 27th March 2007 at Salisbury Hospice. Dearly loved and greatly missed by all her family. Memorial Service at St. Peter's Church, Pitton on Thursday 12th April 2007 at 2.00pm. No flowers but donations, if desired, to

  • HARDING Doug A

    HARDING Doug A big thank you to all who came to my retirement party on 31st March 2007. For all the cards and gifts, to Esme, Paul , and staff at the Avon Brewery Inn. Cynth and family for the cake, Robert, from the Salisbury Chocolate Bar  for making

  • EMMETT Tom Happy

    EMMETT Tom Happy 18th birth-day Tom. Love Mam, Dad, Pete and Sian. xxx

  • STRIBLING Margaret Dorothy Denis

    STRIBLING Margaret Dorothy Denis and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind messages of sympathy, cards and flowers on their recent loss of a much loved wife, mother and grandmother, who will be sadly missed.

  • BENSTEAD. Mike.

    BENSTEAD. Mike. I miss you more than ever my darling, thinking of you on your birthday and our eighth wedding anniversary. I will always remember our fantastic life together. Love you forever, Sandie, Charlie and Holly.

  • HEELEY George Rufus Henry Congratulations

    HEELEY George Rufus Henry Congratulations Helen (née Bailey) and Craig on the birth of your son George on 12th March 2007. Grandson for Angela Bailey, cousin and playmate for Gaius.

  • CLARK Sally The

    CLARK Sally The funeral of Sally Clark has taken place privately followed by cremation. Regret-fully it was not possible to accommodate every-one who wished to attend. Donations in Sally's memory may be sent to 'The Clark Fund', c/o Lloyds TSB Bank,

  • APLIN Raymond Passed

    APLIN Raymond Passed away suddenly at home on 30th March 2007. He will be sadly  missed by Edna and Terry. Funeral Service at Salisbury Cremat-orium on Tuesday, 10th April at 1.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Asthma UK c/

  • MARCHANT. Debra.

    MARCHANT. Debra. 3rd April 2005. In loving memory of Deb. Forever in our thoughts. Mum, Dad, Andrew, Sally and Sarah.

  • HALL Annie

    HALL Annie and Victor. Birthday  memories of a dear mum and brother. Always in our thoughts. Valerie, Nancy and families.

  • CHARLTON. Joanna.

    CHARLTON. Joanna. Best wishes for your 18th. Love from Nanny,  Grancha and family xx.

  • ADAMS Gary Hope

    ADAMS Gary Hope you had a happy birthday on 3rd April. Lots of love, Sharon and Zoe xx.

  • USHER Jayne 9th

    USHER Jayne 9th April 2007. How old!! Happy 50th birth-day. Have a great day. Love Ade. xxxx

  • KEARLEY. Hetty.

    KEARLEY. Hetty. Three years have passed on 7th April and we all still miss you loads. Love you lots. Avril, Steve, Marc, Darren, Amy, Laura and Elliot xxx.

  • MITCHENALL Mollie (Margaret) Aged

    MITCHENALL Mollie (Margaret) Aged 84 years, passed away peacefully at home on 30th March 2007. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Veronica, son-in-law Kim and grandchildren Laura and Thomas. There will be a private cremation. A Service to celebrate

  • WILLIS Alice A

    WILLIS Alice A much loved gran and great-gran, missed but never forgotten. Kevin and Chris.

  • RAYFIELD. Johnny.

    RAYFIELD. Johnny. Happy 40th birthday to a very special husband and daddy. With lots of love always, Wendy, Jordan, Charlie and Jack xxxxxxx. A big thank you also to all his special friends for organising his surprise on Sunday and for all those that

  • MILLER Jennifer Ann (née

    MILLER Jennifer Ann (née Rowsell) Died at Southampton General Hospital aged 49 years. Much loved daughter, sister, wife and mum. Will be sadly missed. Funeral Service has taken place. All donations to MacMillan Fund. Love all the family xx.

  • KEARLEY. Hetty.

    KEARLEY. Hetty. 7th April. Three years have passed, not a day goes by when I  do not miss you.  I talk to you every day, my darling. Will always love you. God bless. All my love, Brian.

  • STACEY Gary 8th

    STACEY Gary 8th April 1957. My Oh My - You look so innocent!. What happened ??. Happy birthday my Gaz. Lots of love Sally. xx

  • HARVEY Danny Elizabeth,

    HARVEY Danny Elizabeth, Mick and Emma would like to thank everyone who attended Danny's funeral, and who sent cards and messages of sympathy. Extra special thanks must go to Salisbury Trust for the Homeless, The Trussell Trust and St Michael's Church,

  • CHARLTON Joanna 4th

    CHARLTON Joanna 4th April 1989. You were and still are a cutie. Love you loads. Enjoy your celebrations. Mum, Dad, Sammi and James. xxxx

  • MULLEN Benita Happy

    MULLEN Benita Happy birthday for the 6th April. From all the men in your life. Happy birthday , all our love Ian, Russell, Ryan, David and Casey. xxxxx.

  • APLIN Raymond To

    APLIN Raymond To Dad, you lived your life your way, you were still our dad, always in our thoughts. Love Robert, Terry and daughter-in-law Susan.

  • GRIFFITHS Olive Liz

    GRIFFITHS Olive Liz and Sue would like to thank everyone for their cards, kind messages of sympathy and attending the funeral service. Special thanks to June Coyle and all staff at Kimberly House, Dot, Sue and Eddie Shergold for all their help and kindness

  • MULLEN Benita (née

    MULLEN Benita (née Dowding) Happy birthday for 6th April to a special daughter, sister  and auntie. All our love Mum, Rich, Debbie, Andy, Bobby, Aaron and Jamie. xxxxxxx

  • WARWICK-SMITH Reginald Anthony Aged

    WARWICK-SMITH Reginald Anthony Aged 82 years, suddenly at Salisbury District Hospital on 27th March 2007. He will be greatly missed by wife Olive, daughter Sandra, brother Miles, sister Belinda and brothers Michael and Richard, grandchildren Amanda,

  • APPLEFORD John Died

    APPLEFORD John Died peacefully on Palm Sunday, April 1st 2007 in Pembroke Ward, Salisbury District Hospital following a long illness, which he bore with strength, courage and dignity. Much loved and greatly missed by all his family. Private Service at

  • MARCHANT Debra Although

    MARCHANT Debra Although you left two years ago, I still love and miss you greatly. Your husband Pete.

  • USHER. (née

    USHER. (née Mussell). Jayne. Congratulations on your 50th on the 9th April. Welcome to the 50's gang! Lots of love Val, Mark and Tiger xxx.

  • Standerwick Rex and Kathleen Best

    Standerwick Rex and Kathleen Best wishes on your 60th Wedding Anniversary. Love from Paul, Joy, Kirsty, Lisa, Tom, Diana, Bruce and Tamara. xxx

  • ROWLAND. Vera.

    ROWLAND. Vera. 5th April 1994. Thirteen years have passed but you are still forever in our thoughts. Love Bob and family xx.

  • MOULES Sidney John Passed

    MOULES Sidney John Passed peacefully away in Salisbury District Hospital on 28th March 2007, aged 82 years. He will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends. Funeral Service will take place at Salisbury Crematorium today, Thursday 5th April,

  • KAY. Stewart.

    KAY. Stewart. Mum Margaret and brother Andrew would like to thank City Gate Church Leader, Sue Graham, Lisa, the band and everyone who attended the Special Thanksgiving Service to celebrate the life of Stewart at Elim Church. Thank you also to Greyfisher

  • STACEY. Sid

    STACEY. Sid and Olive. 7th April 1947. Congratulations on your Diamond Wedding anniversary. Love from Geoff, Margaret and all the family.

  • GUMBLETON Avril Happy

    GUMBLETON Avril Happy birthday for 8th April. Have a great day on Sunday. Love from Shaun and Sophie xxxxxxxxx.

  • HAIGH Irene Margaret My

    HAIGH Irene Margaret My darling wife Irene, how I wish we were together to share this moment on our Anniversary on 7th April but I know you will be looking down on me as you always do. I do love and miss you so much as we all do, I never stop wanting

  • BROWN Frederick and Violet Ethel 7th

    BROWN Frederick and Violet Ethel 7th April 1991 11th April 1984 In loving memory of my wonderful father and mother. You are always in my thoughts. I miss you very much. God bless, David.

  • LANDFORD. Thelma.

    LANDFORD. Thelma. Happy birthday for 7th April. Forever in our thoughts. Love, Dawn, Martyn, Gareth, Yvette, Nikki, Roly and families.

  • MILLER Christopher 6th

    MILLER Christopher 6th April 2007 Happy birthday for tomorrow! Have a great day. With lots of love from all the family. xxxx

  • REVELL Katherine Peacefully

    REVELL Katherine Peacefully passed away on 31st March. Beloved wife of Terry, mother of Lianne, Sheridan and Mark, grandmother of Katie, Anthony, Maria, Thomas and Jessica. God bless. Funeral at Salisbury Crematorium, Tuesday 10th April at 2.15pm. Family

  • WELLS Lewis Happy

    WELLS Lewis Happy birthday for today. Still a stunner. LULS, Nanny, Grandad and family.

  • NOTTAGE Eric Manvers Passed

    NOTTAGE Eric Manvers Passed away peacefully at Salisbury District Hospital on Thursday, 29th March 2007, aged  94 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Vera. Sadly missed by his son Michael. Funeral Service to take place on Monday 16th April at 12.30pm

  • NEWMAN. Frank.

    NEWMAN. Frank. Loving memories of a dear husband, dad, grandad and great-grandad who passed away 9th April 1998. Sadly missed, with fondest love from Rose, daughters Karen and Alison and all your family.

  • WILLIS. Alice.

    WILLIS. Alice. Late of Winterslow, passed away at Salisbury Hospital, 28th March, aged 91. Dearly loved mother , granny and great-granny. Funeral has taken place.

  • CUTLER. Marjorie

    CUTLER. Marjorie Josephine. 16th April 2004. Greatly missed and always in our thoughts. Love, Rod, Ann and family.