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Salisbury pupils have unique day out

Although too young for uni, 30 pupils from two primary schools, part of Salisbury Plain Academies, spent a day at Bath Spa University. The 30 Year 6 children from Bulford St Leonard’s and St. Michael’s looked around the campus accompanied by student ambassadors, as... read more

Car ploughs into new house

A terrified couple were in shock after a car ploughed at high speed into their new £700,000 home late at night in a picture postcard hamlet. The 42-year-old Audi driver somehow skewed 40ft off the road across the tidily-kept lawn and careered into the house at... read more

Good with wood

Set in the largest medieval barn in the UK, wood as a source of inspiration in art and design features in an exhibition: Material: Wood – Design and Inspiration from August 11 to  September 8 at Place Farm, Tisbury, 01747 445 042. At the show, the public can... read more

Pupils join emergency rescue teams

Year 8 pupils from Chayfn Grove School Salisbury, had the unique experience of seeing international emergency rescue workers preparing for another mission. The pupils met the combined teams of  ServeOn and Team Rubicon on Monday, June 26, not normally accessible to... read more

Shaftesbury Cobbles Market is back

The new Shaftesbury Cobbles Market starts on Sunday, July 16, with a fresh appeal and under new management. The High Street will be shut, and traders from the area will set up their stalls featuring quality handmade artisan products, including crafts, fresh produce,... read more

Oliver and Jimmy charm care home residents

Alpacas Oliver and Jimmy were guests at Milford House Care Home, Salisbury, and charmed the residents and made them smile. General manager Phil Chapman said: “It was lovely to have Oliver and Jimmy with their handler Wendy Williams here for the afternoon. They visited... read more

Ballet under the stars

COVENT Garden Dance Company, founded and directed by Matt Brady, returns to the walled Dutch garden at Hatch House near Tisbury from July 21 to 23 for the eighth season, which includes the premiere of Les Colombes, created with the last libretto written by Matt’s... read more

Bishop breaks ground for new school

Pupils from St Michael’s Church of England Primary school, part of Salisbury Plain Academies, joined the Right Rev Edward Conway, Bishop of Ramsbury, in a turf-cutting ceremony today. June 26, to mark the start of work on an eagerly awaited new school at Larkhill.... read more

Youth choir calls for more voices

Salisbury Cathedral Youth Choir has put out a call for more altos, tenors and basses. The 15-strong choir performs Evensong on Tuesday, June 27, at 5.30pm – marking its final performance before the summer holiday break. Ian Wicks, Director of Music at Salisbury... read more

Three arrested after alleged assault

Three men were arrested after a man was rushed in hospital after a brutal attack in Salisbury. The incident happened in Essex Square resulting in the victim being taken by ambulance to Salisbury District Hospital. A 27-year-old man from Salisbury was arrested on... read more

Brothers charged with 104 alleged car offences

Salisbury CID have charged two local men with conspiracy to steal from vehicles. Lennie and Eddie Wells, brothers aged 29 and 28, from Eyres Way, Salisbury, were arrested and charged with the spate of 104 offences between November 1, 2016 and January 31, 2017,... read more

‘No buildings at risk’ says council

Residents can be assured no buildings are at risk in the county, a Wiltshire Council spokesperson said, after concerns were raised about cladding on the Grenfell tower block in London. “We immediately carried out a thorough analysis to identify if there are any... read more

Events for week of 26 June 2017

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Mon 26th
Tue 27th

Bath Society of Artists Annual Open Exhibition 2017

Saturday, 20 May @ 10:30 - Saturday, 15 July @ 17:00

Susan Calman at Salisbury Playhouse

Tuesday, 27 June @ 19:30 - 22:00
Wed 28th

Bath Society of Artists Annual Open Exhibition 2017

Saturday, 20 May @ 10:30 - Saturday, 15 July @ 17:00

Osteoporosis Medical Update - Free Talk

Wednesday, 28 June @ 19:30 - 21:00
Thu 29th

Bath Society of Artists Annual Open Exhibition 2017

Saturday, 20 May @ 10:30 - Saturday, 15 July @ 17:00
Fri 30th

Bath Society of Artists Annual Open Exhibition 2017

Saturday, 20 May @ 10:30 - Saturday, 15 July @ 17:00
Sat 1st

Bath Society of Artists Annual Open Exhibition 2017

Saturday, 20 May @ 10:30 - Saturday, 15 July @ 17:00

Table top Sale - Alabare Wilton Emporium

Saturday, 1 July @ 08:00 - Sunday, 2 July @ 17:00

Tremor presents: The Big Summer BBQ

Saturday, 1 July @ 13:00 - 21:00
Sun 2nd

Bath Society of Artists Annual Open Exhibition 2017

Saturday, 20 May @ 10:30 - Saturday, 15 July @ 17:00

Table top Sale - Alabare Wilton Emporium

Saturday, 1 July @ 08:00 - Sunday, 2 July @ 17:00


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Student/Harvest Workers

Student/Harvest Workers required by Wiltshire Grain Ltd. Nr Rollestone Camp Shrewton to assist the permanent Store Staff with the intake and processing of members crops. No previous experience required as full training is given. Starting dates from 26th June 2017 and... read more

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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

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Valley Features

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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

Headliners return to Southampton Common

Common People the ultimate bank holiday bonanza is back on Southampton Common May 27 and 28. DJ legend Pete Tong will top the bill on Saturday and king of the dancehall, Sean Paul will headline The Common Stage on Sunday night bringing Common People 2017 to a close.... read more

Humble beginnings to heady heights

By Dominic Parkes From humble beginnings manufacturing bicycle parts, Kia reached the heady heights of selling nearly three million units a year, and the South Korean brand seems to be powering ever forward. The 2017 Rio model is in the Clio and Polo super-mini pool... read more

Nick Andrew and Wylye Valley Art Trail

By Fanny Charles Nick Andrew, who was one of the founders of Wylye Valley Art Trail, will be opening his studio at Bull Mill, Crockerton, for this year’s trail from May 27 to June 4. But Nick is also looking for a London gallery to show the paintings he has been... read more

A car you buy with your emotion

Pictures and words copyright Dominic Parkes 2017 I think the Fiat media co-ordinator was on the verge of changing her number and email address such was my dogged pursuit of reviewing the Fiat Spider. Almost weekly, I could be heard whining and pleading to secure the... read more

Racecourse gallops to success

By Will Bradley Significant investment for another premier season at the popular track is giving Salisbury Racecourse a good run into the new season. The racecourse team are gearing up for another successful summer of 16 flat-race meetings and live-music events at the... read more

New play’s true tale

A play by agricultural story editor of The Archers Graham Harvey and AJ Kroon, former producer of The Archers, brings to the stage the true tale of an unlikely Cotswold hero, a West Country Land Army girl in an enduring romance. No Finer Life is set in the Oxfordshire... read more

New campus traffic warning

No objection was raised by Warminster Town council members to plans for a new hotel resort, water park, business conference facility and an immersive animal experience at Longleat. But members warned Wiltshire Council of ‘the potential for serious traffic congestion... read more

Fresh and very stylish Toyota

Pictures and words copyright Dominic Parkes ‘Inspired by the multifaceted precision of a diamond with a sculptured look and powerfully expressive lines’ reads the hyperbole in the sales brochure. For a moment, I thought I was reading one of those stuttering, confused... read more

Salisbury duo bring Salisbury Plain to centre stage

By Will Bradley Echo’s End, set on Salisbury Plain in 1915 and written by local playwright Barney Norris, runs in Salisbury Playhouse main theatre from March 29 to April 15. Barney and director Alice Hamilton grew up in Salisbury and met through Salisbury Playhouse’s... read more

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