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Slow worm takes a fast return trip

A holidaymaker had quite a shock when she discovered a stowaway slow worm curled up in her luggage. She had returned home from a break in Dorset and was unpacking when she found what she thought was an adder curled up in a towel. The RSPCA was called and animal...

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No cleaning compensation paid out yet

Salisbury residents have not yet received compensation from Wiltshire Council for buying replacement or dry cleaning clothes as a result of the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal. More than a month ago, Public Health England advised people to double-bag and tightly...

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Mayor responds to Civic Society

In response to Shaftesbury Civic Society’s criticism of the sale of the cattle market site without public consultation, the town’s Mayor Cllr John Lewer said: “The sale of the cattle market should spell positive outcomes for Shaftesbury, including providing more...

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Crash victim identified

The victim of a fatal collision near Newton Toney on the A338 on Sunday, April 22 has been identified as Kevin McGarvey, 35, from Thame, Oxfordshire. In the accident, a Suzuki 600 motorbike collided with a blue Fiat Punto travelling in the same direction. The Fiat...

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Local brewery on Taiphoon Alert

Winning Bronze in the 2018 ‘Free From Food Awards’ with their gluten free, Taiphoon beer Salisbury based brewer, Hop Back Brewery is on the alert for orders to flood in. The brewer claims the pale gold beer, made from an exciting blend of hops, malt and maize and a...

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Shocking failure of Localism

North Dorset District Council’s cabinet decision to sell the Shaftesbury cattle market site to a supermarket chain has raised eyebrows Members of Shaftesbury Civic Society have been asking society officers what we know about the decision. “We are in the dark as are...

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Council tackles parking problems

Extended parking restrictions at Portway Lane was one of the topics discussed by Warminster Town Council’s Development Committee at its meeting on April 16. Among a variety of issued related to parking and speeding, members supported requests to extend the double...

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Open Day at WWI badge

A rare opportunity to visit the newly-restored WWI Royal Warwickshire Regiment badge in Sutton Mandeville is on Sunday, May 6. Sutton Mandeville Heritage Trust is holding an open day in front of the massive badge, which is about 90ft high and 150ft wide (27m x 46m)....

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Amey is running club’s new President

One of the area’s best known figures in the world of sport, Dave Amey, has been appointed City of Salisbury Athletics and Running Club’s new President. He is still part of the club’s qualified coaching team but was a classy runner in his day. Dave has been a member of...

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Elderly woman seriously injured in bike accident

An elderly woman, aged 84, fell from her bicycle in Avon Approach road and sustained hip, pelvis and shoulder injuries. She was taken to Salisbury District Hospital and kept in. The incident happened shortly before 1.30pm on Monday, April 23. The woman was riding a...

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Laverstock church burgled

St Andrew’s Church, Church Street, Laverstock, was burgled between 6.30pm on April 22 and 9.20am on April 23. The building was entered through a window but nothing was taken, although the windows and a door were damaged. Police would like information to help determine...

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Appeal for information

Police want to hear from witnesses to an incident in Salisbury last night (Monday, April 23). A silver Volvo V70 rolled into the boundary wall of Marlborough Court at about 10.30pm at the Kings Road junction with Marlborough Road. A woman inside the vehicle attempted...

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Slow worm takes a fast return trip

A holidaymaker had quite a shock when she discovered a stowaway slow worm curled up in her luggage. She had returned home from a break in Dorset and was unpacking when she found what she thought was an adder curled up in a towel. The RSPCA was called and animal...

read more

No cleaning compensation paid out yet

Salisbury residents have not yet received compensation from Wiltshire Council for buying replacement or dry cleaning clothes as a result of the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal. More than a month ago, Public Health England advised people to double-bag and tightly...

read more

Mayor responds to Civic Society

In response to Shaftesbury Civic Society’s criticism of the sale of the cattle market site without public consultation, the town’s Mayor Cllr John Lewer said: “The sale of the cattle market should spell positive outcomes for Shaftesbury, including providing more...

read more

Crash victim identified

The victim of a fatal collision near Newton Toney on the A338 on Sunday, April 22 has been identified as Kevin McGarvey, 35, from Thame, Oxfordshire. In the accident, a Suzuki 600 motorbike collided with a blue Fiat Punto travelling in the same direction. The Fiat...

read more

Local brewery on Taiphoon Alert

Winning Bronze in the 2018 ‘Free From Food Awards’ with their gluten free, Taiphoon beer Salisbury based brewer, Hop Back Brewery is on the alert for orders to flood in. The brewer claims the pale gold beer, made from an exciting blend of hops, malt and maize and a...

read more

Shocking failure of Localism

North Dorset District Council’s cabinet decision to sell the Shaftesbury cattle market site to a supermarket chain has raised eyebrows Members of Shaftesbury Civic Society have been asking society officers what we know about the decision. “We are in the dark as are...

read more

Events for week of 23 April 2018

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Mon 23rd

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00

Car Boot Sundays

Sunday, 18 February @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 October @ 12:00
Tue 24th

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00

Car Boot Sundays

Sunday, 18 February @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 October @ 12:00
Wed 25th

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00

Car Boot Sundays

Sunday, 18 February @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 October @ 12:00
Thu 26th

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00

Car Boot Sundays

Sunday, 18 February @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 October @ 12:00
Fri 27th

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00

Car Boot Sundays

Sunday, 18 February @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 October @ 12:00
Sat 28th

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00

Car Boot Sundays

Sunday, 18 February @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 October @ 12:00
Sun 29th

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00

Car Boot Sundays

Sunday, 18 February @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 October @ 12:00

Events for week of 23 April 2018

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Mon 23rd

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00
Tue 24th

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00
Wed 25th

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00
Thu 26th

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00
Fri 27th

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00
Sat 28th

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00
Sun 29th

Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum announces new exhibition

Thursday, 1 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 30 November @ 17:00

Classifieds

 Musical equipment

Yamaha PSR8000, flight case, stand, Elka pedals, Behringer amp, vol and sus pedals, mics, digital echoes, boom stand, drum stool .

£400

01722744961

Sofa bed

Medium size matching chair and footstool,

rust colour 2 years old, cover changed to grey

accept £500 01980761044

Sony Micro Hi-Fi system

DAB radio settings with pre-set options, CD section takes 3 music discs for continuous play, tape section enabling playing of cassette music etc, timer settings, remote/manual control

in excellent condition,

£50 ono

01722742310

 Musical equipment

Yamaha PSR8000, flight case, stand, Elka pedals, Behringer amp, vol and sus pedals, mics, digital echoes, boom stand, drum stool .

£400

01722744961

Sofa bed

Medium size matching chair and footstool,

rust colour 2 years old, cover changed to grey

accept £500 01980761044

Sony Micro Hi-Fi system

DAB radio settings with pre-set options, CD section takes 3 music discs for continuous play, tape section enabling playing of cassette music etc, timer settings, remote/manual control

in excellent condition,

£50 ono

01722742310

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Sydenhams: Showroom Design Person

Required for position of Showroom Sales person at our showroom in Salisbury. Selling contemporary and traditional kitchens from one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and quality bathrooms requires a good understanding of the products and in turn matching these up with...

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Sydenhams Showroom Manager

Showroom Manager required for kitchen and bathroom showroom based in Salisbury. Competitive salary offered. As the South’s leading independent Timber & Builders Merchant, our Kitchen & Bathroom showrooms offer an impressive range of products for both retail and trade...

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Part Time Leather Worker

We are a hand made premium leather company moving to Fonthill Bishop within the next six weeks and are looking for someone with leather working experience. Most of our range is hand cut and hand sewn although machinists should also apply. Minimum 16 hours a week....

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Donor Relationship Manager

ROLE: DONOR RELATIONSHIP MANAGER Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire Salary: £30,000 per annum Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: Full Time Application closes:March 19 The Gurkha Welfare Trust is looking to recruit a Donor Relationship Manager to join their...

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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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Sydenhams: Showroom Design Person

Required for position of Showroom Sales person at our showroom in Salisbury. Selling contemporary and traditional kitchens from one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and quality bathrooms requires a good understanding of the products and in turn matching these up with...

read more

Sydenhams Showroom Manager

Showroom Manager required for kitchen and bathroom showroom based in Salisbury. Competitive salary offered. As the South’s leading independent Timber & Builders Merchant, our Kitchen & Bathroom showrooms offer an impressive range of products for both retail and trade...

read more

Part Time Leather Worker

We are a hand made premium leather company moving to Fonthill Bishop within the next six weeks and are looking for someone with leather working experience. Most of our range is hand cut and hand sewn although machinists should also apply. Minimum 16 hours a week....

read more

Donor Relationship Manager

ROLE: DONOR RELATIONSHIP MANAGER Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire Salary: £30,000 per annum Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: Full Time Application closes:March 19 The Gurkha Welfare Trust is looking to recruit a Donor Relationship Manager to join their...

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Valley Features

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

Egg hunt postponed

Downton & New Forest Valley News April issue featured the Downton Moot Easter Egg hunt. The event was postponed due to the weather but has been postponed to next Saturday. April 7 at 3.30pm for the hunt to start at 4pm.

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Salisbury saluted

I visited Salisbury today with my two sons and mum. We were watching the Easter parade as my son wanted to listen to the music (he has CP and is on the autism spectrum). He had a major meltdown resulting in a lot of crying and screaming, biting and punching. The...

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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...

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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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Egg hunt postponed

Downton & New Forest Valley News April issue featured the Downton Moot Easter Egg hunt. The event was postponed due to the weather but has been postponed to next Saturday. April 7 at 3.30pm for the hunt to start at 4pm.

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Salisbury saluted

I visited Salisbury today with my two sons and mum. We were watching the Easter parade as my son wanted to listen to the music (he has CP and is on the autism spectrum). He had a major meltdown resulting in a lot of crying and screaming, biting and punching. The...

read more

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