Salisbury Journal:

The number of coronavirus patients at Salisbury District Hospital is rising, the hospital has warned, and residents “should take the virus seriously” to protect the people around them.

Businesses in and around Salisbury have rallied together this week to offer free food and drink to children, following the government’s refusal to extend free school meals during the October half term break.

Workers are currently on site to demolish the flat where Dawn Sturgess fell ill after coming into contact with deadly nerve agent Novichok in June 2018.

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A dramatic rise in fly-tipping in the New Forest is “disgusting”, according to outraged district councillors.

A fraudster revealed to a woman that her husband of 30 years was having an affair before duping her into handing over more than £8,000, by claiming he was a private investigator.

Police have issued a warning to motorists after an increase in catalytic converter thefts in the New Forest.


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Plans for two new car parks and an all-weather 3G football pitch in Shaftesbury could solve a “decades” long parking shortage and benefit young people - but there are concerns about the huge costs involved.

A community food pantry, described as the first of its kind in north Dorset, will be launching next week, offering a different and more accessible kind of shop.

A former town councillor will be remembered for his “distinguished service and unfailing good humour”.

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