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Durrington burglary – information needed

Police want information about a burglary in Durrington in the early hours of this morning, November 22, in Larkhill Road. Between about 4.50am and 5am, four individuals wearing dark clothing were disturbed breaking into a garage attempting to steal a motorbike. They...

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Live exhibits in salesroom nativity

A Christmas fundraiser at the salesrooms on Wednesday December 6 at 7pm includes carols and readings led by rural chaplain Richard Kirlew, and a ‘jolly nativity play’ featuring ‘lots’ of local farmers , possibly one of the most unusual exhibits on public display....

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Durrington burglary – information needed

Police want information about a burglary in Durrington in the early hours of this morning, November 22, in Larkhill Road. Between about 4.50am and 5am, four individuals wearing dark clothing were disturbed breaking into a garage attempting to steal a motorbike. They...

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Maltings in the melting pot

The Maltings and Central Car Park, Salisbury came under the spotlight at a public meeting last night, November 21. Developer TH Real Estate put forward proposals that could include a new cinema, retail, restaurants and residential, and creating a thriving riverside...

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Clarification: School running track

In an article dated November 15, 2017, headlined "Athletes 'locked' out from home track," Valley News reported on a claim made by City of Salisbury Athletics and Running Club that South Wilts Grammar School was refusing the club access to the running track it had used...

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Carers Rights Day spotlight

November 24 is Carers Rights Day, a national day recognising the work of unpaid carers in the UK, those looking after a family member or friend who is ill, disabled or frail.  The Carer Support Wiltshire team will be out and about in the regions hospitals, raising...

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Antibiotics are not for children

A Public Health England campaign aimed at parents with young children, urges them to listen to their GPs’ advice: ‘antibiotics are not always necessary for common childhood aliments’. Antibiotics are not effective for viral illnesses such as coughs, colds, ear ache...

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Town tells its war story

A two-year, Lottery-funded project explaining how the First World War affected Shaftesbury and its residents has ‘gone live’ online. About 90 people who contributed family stories attended the launch of ‘Shaftesbury Remembers The Great War’ website at the town's Gold...

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Modern slavery targeted

Wiltshire Police identified a 27-year-old male as a potential victim of modern slavery at Salisbury Nail Salon, Milford Street, Salisbury. Officers carried out two days of action on November 15 and 16 with immigration officers, and visited 23 nail bars in Wiltshire...

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Park for free in Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Town Council-owned car parks are free for shoppers on Saturday, December 2 for Small Business Saturday’ to encourage people to shop in small, local shops. The town council and Shaftesbury and District Chamber of Commerce supports the national initiative...

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Broadchalke burglary includes unique items

Police are investigating a burglary in Broadchalke, Salisbury, which included unique items of sentimental value. Raiders struck between 7pm and 9pm on  November 9 at the home of a man in his 80s. An antique Boule French Clock and a large silver salver with the...

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Arms surrender response pleases police

Half way through a two week surrender, ending on  November 26, more than 100 items have been surrendered to Wiltshire Police.                 Included are 14 shotguns, 13 pistols, 12 air rifles, one antique musket and an empty 1916 tear gas grenade. Ammunition has...

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Durrington burglary – information needed

Police want information about a burglary in Durrington in the early hours of this morning, November 22, in Larkhill Road. Between about 4.50am and 5am, four individuals wearing dark clothing were disturbed breaking into a garage attempting to steal a motorbike. They...

read more

Live exhibits in salesroom nativity

A Christmas fundraiser at the salesrooms on Wednesday December 6 at 7pm includes carols and readings led by rural chaplain Richard Kirlew, and a ‘jolly nativity play’ featuring ‘lots’ of local farmers , possibly one of the most unusual exhibits on public display....

read more

Durrington burglary – information needed

Police want information about a burglary in Durrington in the early hours of this morning, November 22, in Larkhill Road. Between about 4.50am and 5am, four individuals wearing dark clothing were disturbed breaking into a garage attempting to steal a motorbike. They...

read more

Maltings in the melting pot

The Maltings and Central Car Park, Salisbury came under the spotlight at a public meeting last night, November 21. Developer TH Real Estate put forward proposals that could include a new cinema, retail, restaurants and residential, and creating a thriving riverside...

read more

Clarification: School running track

In an article dated November 15, 2017, headlined "Athletes 'locked' out from home track," Valley News reported on a claim made by City of Salisbury Athletics and Running Club that South Wilts Grammar School was refusing the club access to the running track it had used...

read more

Carers Rights Day spotlight

November 24 is Carers Rights Day, a national day recognising the work of unpaid carers in the UK, those looking after a family member or friend who is ill, disabled or frail.  The Carer Support Wiltshire team will be out and about in the regions hospitals, raising...

read more

Events for week of 20 November 2017

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Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

Gillingham Rotary club events

17 November 2017 @ 19:00 - 16 February 2018 @ 21:00
Tue 21st

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

Gillingham Rotary club events

17 November 2017 @ 19:00 - 16 February 2018 @ 21:00
Wed 22nd

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

Gillingham Rotary club events

17 November 2017 @ 19:00 - 16 February 2018 @ 21:00
Thu 23rd

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

Gillingham Rotary club events

17 November 2017 @ 19:00 - 16 February 2018 @ 21:00
Fri 24th

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

Gillingham Rotary club events

17 November 2017 @ 19:00 - 16 February 2018 @ 21:00
Sat 25th

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

Gillingham Rotary club events

17 November 2017 @ 19:00 - 16 February 2018 @ 21:00
Sun 26th

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

Gillingham Rotary club events

17 November 2017 @ 19:00 - 16 February 2018 @ 21:00

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Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00
Thu 23rd

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Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00
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Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00
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Black quilted pet carrier. Suit small cat/dog/rabbit. New and unused. Cost £25 accept £15
Tel 01722 742247

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Morphy Richards cordless Super Vac vacuum cleaner – excellent condition £40
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Two pet rabbits, free to a good home

Two tame female rabits, great with children, approx. six months old, complete with hutch, play pen and accessories. Collect Saisbury, call 07974829419

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Items surplus to requirements after house move. New rotary washing line (still wrapped). £10. Stainless steel single bowl and drainer (unused). £10. New 3 section undersink waste unit £8. New Bristan monotap £10. Enquiries to 01722 741634 Wilton Hill

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Perform CCBL Lathe , 1 HP motor, Axminster chuck + loads accessories & tools.
Robin 01747 826782 or rlilley769@btinternet.com for details & price,

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

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For Sale

Black quilted pet carrier. Suit small cat/dog/rabbit. New and unused. Cost £25 accept £15
Tel 01722 742247

For Sale

Morphy Richards cordless Super Vac vacuum cleaner – excellent condition £40
Tel 01722 742247

Two pet rabbits, free to a good home

Two tame female rabits, great with children, approx. six months old, complete with hutch, play pen and accessories. Collect Saisbury, call 07974829419

Items for sale

Items surplus to requirements after house move. New rotary washing line (still wrapped). £10. Stainless steel single bowl and drainer (unused). £10. New 3 section undersink waste unit £8. New Bristan monotap £10. Enquiries to 01722 741634 Wilton Hill

Woodturning Lathe for sale

Perform CCBL Lathe , 1 HP motor, Axminster chuck + loads accessories & tools.
Robin 01747 826782 or rlilley769@btinternet.com for details & price,

Recorder

Aulos Descant Recorder. Perfect for school.Brown/cream.Good condition with yellow drawstring bag. £5.

Telephone: 07796660034

Recorder

Schott Treble Recorder Perfect for school. Brown/cream. Good condition with button down case. £10

Telephone: 07796660034

Jobs For You

Durrington Ward Nurse or Nursing Assistant Posts

Salisbury District Hospital - s** Staff Nurse and Nursing Assistants required for Durrington Ward** The Acute Frailty Unit is recruiting committed Band 5 nurses and Band 2 nursing assistants to join the team. Times are changing in elderly care and the Durrington Unit...

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Pre-School Room Leader

Experienced, motivated and inspirational room leader required at Dinton Pre-School, starting January 2018. Working a minimum of 4 1/2 days per week, term time only. Minimum level 3 in childcare with at least 1 years’ experience working in a nursery setting with 2-3...

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PPA cover and leadership release cover teacher

Job title:                             PPA cover and leadership release cover teacher Location:                            Durrington All Saints C of E Infant School Hours of work: Part time 0.5 Wednesday all day, Thursday afternoon, Friday all day Salary range:     ...

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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  ...

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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...

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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 difference to...

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Durrington Ward Nurse or Nursing Assistant Posts

Salisbury District Hospital - s** Staff Nurse and Nursing Assistants required for Durrington Ward** The Acute Frailty Unit is recruiting committed Band 5 nurses and Band 2 nursing assistants to join the team. Times are changing in elderly care and the Durrington Unit...

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Pre-School Room Leader

Experienced, motivated and inspirational room leader required at Dinton Pre-School, starting January 2018. Working a minimum of 4 1/2 days per week, term time only. Minimum level 3 in childcare with at least 1 years’ experience working in a nursery setting with 2-3...

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PPA cover and leadership release cover teacher

Job title:                             PPA cover and leadership release cover teacher Location:                            Durrington All Saints C of E Infant School Hours of work: Part time 0.5 Wednesday all day, Thursday afternoon, Friday all day Salary range:     ...

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Valley Features

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

From the Editor – October 2017

By David Parker Government pressure on local authorities to build more houses seems to be imposing planning regulations and over-riding planning law. Housing estates are being imposed on areas but the numbers of houses to be built cannot match local facilities and...

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Valley News Wedding Feature 2017

Valley News' November edition is now out, and inside you'll find our four-page Weddings Feature - filled to the brim with all the best local companies who will make your big day better than you can ever have imagined. Click here to download the feature. You'll find...

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First Time Hill Climb

By Geoff Ballett If you have hung up your motorcycle leathers and don't fancy riding on the road any more then try Hill Climbing. Its a great way to have fun at speed without all the road traffic. After many years of riding on the road I gave this sport a go. I...

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Monty and Mabel’s after dark

Monty and Mabel’s, the dog-friendly café in Wilton which opened in April 2017, has launched a gin and cocktail bar, open every Friday and Saturday evening. Owner Corinne Roberts had the idea for a new evening destination early in 2017 and applied for a permit to sell...

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Hospital beds to stay?

Shaftesbury's Westminster Memorial Hospital beds will be saved from closure, if  the governing board of the Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) agree the proposals on September 20. The recommendation that in-patient’s beds would be removed were revised due to...

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Visit Tisbury 2017

Recently on a Times list of the top 10 best places to live in the UK, Tisbury is home to a number of brilliant services and shops, many of which feature in our 2017 Visit Tisbury Feature. In March 2017, Tisbury featured in a Sunday Times list as one of the UK’s best...

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Focus on Education 2017

Find the dates of local schools’ open days, latest news stories and personalised editorials in the September edition of Valley News. Click here to read or download the full four-page education feature Featured: Chafyn Grove School(Pictured above) Moyles Court School...

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From the Editor – October 2017

By David Parker Government pressure on local authorities to build more houses seems to be imposing planning regulations and over-riding planning law. Housing estates are being imposed on areas but the numbers of houses to be built cannot match local facilities and...

read more

Valley News Wedding Feature 2017

Valley News' November edition is now out, and inside you'll find our four-page Weddings Feature - filled to the brim with all the best local companies who will make your big day better than you can ever have imagined. Click here to download the feature. You'll find...

read more

First Time Hill Climb

By Geoff Ballett If you have hung up your motorcycle leathers and don't fancy riding on the road any more then try Hill Climbing. Its a great way to have fun at speed without all the road traffic. After many years of riding on the road I gave this sport a go. I...

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