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Agent makes online move

Estate agent Humberts has launched its new lettings department. Humberts, Salisbury, will act for prospective landlords and tenants renting out and searching for properties. To celebrate the launch, tenants will not pay administration fees (other fees remain). Suzanne... read more

Personal touch improves pass rate

Andover College achieved an incredible 100% A Level pass rate again, with high grades increasing, cementing its position as one of the leading colleges in the region, according to Principal Tim Jackson. The impressive result marks the first of the new two-year linear... read more

Stunning results for South Wiltshire UTC

The first-ever set of A Level results were celebrated by students at South Wiltshire UTC. Engineering students had a 100% pass rate, with an average grade of Distinction, which contributed to the UTC’s overall 90% pass rate. South Wiltshire UTC opened in September,... read more

Land trust strengthens team

Three new directors joining the board of Wilton Community Land Trust will strengthen its ambitions and future plans. Local business owner and Wilton resident Neil Prigent is the new chairman of the Trust. He said that, with a Business Enterprise Hub opening in late... read more

Godolphin girls make the grades

Godolphin in Salisbury  celebrated another set of outstanding A-level results and the highest percentage of A* grades since 2012. Nearly 40% of the girls sitting the exams gained at least one A* and more than half got at least one A grade.  The  results were more... read more

Sarum strides to success

Sarum Academy is delighted with “terrific” A Level results this year, with 100% of our pupils passing their courses. “The results demonstrate the huge strides forward the Academy has made in the past two years and reflect our ambition for excellence. Our overall... read more

Boys’ hard work pays off

77% of the A level papers for boys in Year 13 at Bishop Wordsworth’s School were A*-B, showing an increase of 8% on the headline figure compared to summer 2016. “Our boys will be off to top class universities across the UK and further afield. Huge... read more

A is for amazing at Avon

A Level results were celebrated by students at Avon Valley College, part of Salisbury Plain Academies, as they collected their exam results today. Juliette Baldwin, Acting Principal at the Durrington campus said: “We are pleased to see an overall increase in the... read more

Cost of rural crime

By Paula Tegerdine The cost of rural crime has risen more than 10% in Dorset, according to the National Farmers’ Union, but has dropped by 14% in Hampshire and 18% in Wiltshire. The NFU Mutual annual Rural Crime Report is based on national crime statistics: in Dorset,... read more

Planning for the big day

Salisbury will host a second Wedding Fair on Sunday, September 3, from 11am to 3pm. The Guildhall already hosts weddings and large events all year round, so is said to be the perfect setting for intended brides and grooms to meet specialists to help with the big day,... read more

Carnival capers return to city

Salisbury’s illuminated carnival is on Friday, October 20 from 7.30pm, organised by Salisbury City Council. The event attracts entries from Wessex Carnival Circuit, steam enthusiasts and local community groups and businesses. The procession starts in the Central Car... read more

Events for week of 14 August 2017

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Mon 14th

The Brutalist Playground

Saturday, 15 July @ 10:00 - Saturday, 9 September @ 16:00

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams on 17-22 July at Studio Theatre

Monday, 17 July @ 19:30 - Monday, 21 August @ 19:30
Tue 15th

The Brutalist Playground

Saturday, 15 July @ 10:00 - Saturday, 9 September @ 16:00

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams on 17-22 July at Studio Theatre

Monday, 17 July @ 19:30 - Monday, 21 August @ 19:30
Wed 16th

The Brutalist Playground

Saturday, 15 July @ 10:00 - Saturday, 9 September @ 16:00

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams on 17-22 July at Studio Theatre

Monday, 17 July @ 19:30 - Monday, 21 August @ 19:30
Thu 17th

The Brutalist Playground

Saturday, 15 July @ 10:00 - Saturday, 9 September @ 16:00

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams on 17-22 July at Studio Theatre

Monday, 17 July @ 19:30 - Monday, 21 August @ 19:30
Fri 18th

The Brutalist Playground

Saturday, 15 July @ 10:00 - Saturday, 9 September @ 16:00

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams on 17-22 July at Studio Theatre

Monday, 17 July @ 19:30 - Monday, 21 August @ 19:30
Sat 19th

The Brutalist Playground

Saturday, 15 July @ 10:00 - Saturday, 9 September @ 16:00

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams on 17-22 July at Studio Theatre

Monday, 17 July @ 19:30 - Monday, 21 August @ 19:30
Sun 20th

The Brutalist Playground

Saturday, 15 July @ 10:00 - Saturday, 9 September @ 16:00

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams on 17-22 July at Studio Theatre

Monday, 17 July @ 19:30 - Monday, 21 August @ 19:30

Classifieds

Display Unit

Elegant classic style, glass double door dsiplay with shelving, bookcase, drawers and four cupboards. £135.

07923 046 655

Bed

4ft 6ins wide, with decorative metal bed head. Hardly used. £50 ono.

01747 870 027.

Woodturning Lathe for sale

CCBL Lathe, 1 HP motor, includes head/tailstock, chuck & various accessories,
Details & price Tel 01747 826782 or email rlilley769@btinternt.com.

3-piece suite.

Chesterfield style, aztec design, Large. £80 ono. Buyer collects. 01264 850 471.

Adult Wheelchair

Can be self-wheeled or pushed, used only once. £60 ono. 01747 631 261.

Music Stand

For sheet music and music books. £15. 01722 410 932.

Jobs For You

Calling Violinists and Violists

The Blackmore Vale Orchestra is recruiting advanced level violinists & violists. More info at www.blackmorevaleorchestra.weebly.com Contact Katy Ashman for details. blackmorevaleorchestra@gmail.com  ... read more

Trainee Sales Negotiator/Sales Negotiator

Due to continued success we are currently looking for a Trainee Sales Negotiator/Sales Negotiator to join our market leading office in Salisbury. If you are looking to start a career in estate agency or are already established within the industry but looking to... read more

Part-time companion for wonderful older Lady

Do you a few hours per week to spare ? Shaftesbury: A lovely older lady with a colourful history requires someone to share her hobbies and interests with. Are you compassionate and a good listener? If so, please get in touch – you could make a positive... read more

Advert title: Repair / customer services /sales person

Repair / customer services /sales person required for new sales/service centre in Blandford Forum Great Full time or Part time opportunity for local employment We are offering an excellent position for Full time/Part Time employment with full benefits for an... read more

Wilton House – Part Time House Guide – Seasonal

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, arts based candidate who enjoys working in the public sector to join our team of hard-working, knowledgeable guides. Previous experience would be an advantage (as would be an additional language), but training will be... read more

Holiday Lodge Change-over

Help needed with holiday lodge change over days. Cleaning, bed linen etc.. On average 6 hours a week. Based in Teffont. Please call Mary on 07799 768887 for more details. Salary: £10/hour Name: Mary Corrie Email: mary@corrie-deane.com Tel: 07799... read more

Stores Assistant

LWS Irrigation Ltd require a stores assistant to work with their small, friendly team in Dinton. No experience necessary, training will be given. Hours – Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm. Please send CV by email. Salary: Negotiable Name: Mick Regan Email:... read more

Valley Features

Everything from Business to Sport and Food & Drink to Health & Beauty

Most wanted finalists again

Wilton-based hair and beauty salon group JASHAIR are finalists in the national hairdressing competition, the Most Wanted Awards, in the category ‘Best UK Local Salon’. Having beaten off nationwide competition, JASHAIR has proved to be one of the best salons in the UK... read more

All steamed up

An unusual event at Salisbury museum on Tuesday, June 20, brings in a group of steam cars when The Steam Car Club of Great Britain stops at the museum for a few hours., The 13 stunning vintage and veteran cars can be investigated at close quarters, driven by members... read more
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