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Would you pay £1 a month more for Police?

A proposal to increase the policing part of council tax for 2018-19 by £1 a month for the average band D household is still under public scrutiny. Currently, average band D household contribution is £14.19 a month for local policing, but if taxpayers back the...

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SW MEP leads EU vote against shock fishing 

South West and Gibraltar MEP Julie Girling has won a vote in the European Parliament to ban so-called pulse fishing. Mrs Girling linked up with colleagues in the Parliament's Green, Liberal, Left and Socialist groups to vote to end the practice, blamed for creating...

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Drivers warned of wintry weather

Highways England has warned drivers to be prepared for strong gales and wintry showers in the South West during the next 48 hours. The Met Office has issued a yellow ‘be aware’ alert for snow and ice in parts of the South West, and Highways England wants drivers to...

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Dorset Police Chief to retire

Dorset’s Chief Constable Debbie Simpson is to retire this year.  She took up her position five years ago and was Deputy Chief Constable at Devon & Cornwall Police. Debbie leaves the force on April 6. Chief Constable Simpson said: “After almost 35 years in policing, I...

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Children saved by pet dog

A pet dog saved the lives of a couple and their two children after a laptop burst into flames in the middle of the night in their home in Tidworth. It took 10 fire fighters to douse the blaze. The dog barked frantically until it had awakened the four people just...

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DJ to host fun fundraiser

Radio presenter Johnnie Walker and his wife Tiggy, joint patrons of Carers UK since 2015, are hosting a second Call My Bluff fundraiser for Carers UK at The Grosvenor Arms, Shaftesbury on February 22, from 6pm to 9pm. Last year, their sell-out Pop Quiz at the hotel...

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New greener shuttle buses at Stonehenge

The Stonehenge visitors were greeted by a new shuttle bus fleet today. English Heritage have a new fleet of cleaner, greener buses to transport visitors from the visitor centre to the stone circle. The partnership between English Heritage and local Salisbury business,...

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Blood donors at fire stations

NHS Blood and Transplant wants more free venues in Dorset and Wiltshire and needs people to make donating blood their New Year's resolution. Salisbury and Weymouth fire stations are being used regularly, saving the NHS significant amounts of money, said Dorset &...

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MP meets local authorities about roads

On Tuesday,  South West Wilts MP Dr Andrew Murrison meets a delegation from Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset, and Dorset councils to discuss proposals for better road connectivity across the South. The local authorities, with the Local Enterprise Partnerships...

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Planned roadworks this week

Road improvements in Wiltshire during the coming week include: M4 junction 16: Swindon Council roundabout reconstruction. Narrow lanes with 40mph speed restrictions on eastbound and westbound exit slip roads until February. A36 Great Wishford: resurfacing. Eastbound...

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Running track dispute

As the dispute that has closed Salisbury’s only all-weather track to the city’s athletes and the wider community enters its third month, the running club called an extraordinary general meeting to update members on its deadlock with track owners South Wilts Grammar...

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Would you pay £1 a month more for Police?

A proposal to increase the policing part of council tax for 2018-19 by £1 a month for the average band D household is still under public scrutiny. Currently, average band D household contribution is £14.19 a month for local policing, but if taxpayers back the...

read more

SW MEP leads EU vote against shock fishing 

South West and Gibraltar MEP Julie Girling has won a vote in the European Parliament to ban so-called pulse fishing. Mrs Girling linked up with colleagues in the Parliament's Green, Liberal, Left and Socialist groups to vote to end the practice, blamed for creating...

read more

Drivers warned of wintry weather

Highways England has warned drivers to be prepared for strong gales and wintry showers in the South West during the next 48 hours. The Met Office has issued a yellow ‘be aware’ alert for snow and ice in parts of the South West, and Highways England wants drivers to...

read more

Dorset Police Chief to retire

Dorset’s Chief Constable Debbie Simpson is to retire this year.  She took up her position five years ago and was Deputy Chief Constable at Devon & Cornwall Police. Debbie leaves the force on April 6. Chief Constable Simpson said: “After almost 35 years in policing, I...

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Children saved by pet dog

A pet dog saved the lives of a couple and their two children after a laptop burst into flames in the middle of the night in their home in Tidworth. It took 10 fire fighters to douse the blaze. The dog barked frantically until it had awakened the four people just...

read more

DJ to host fun fundraiser

Radio presenter Johnnie Walker and his wife Tiggy, joint patrons of Carers UK since 2015, are hosting a second Call My Bluff fundraiser for Carers UK at The Grosvenor Arms, Shaftesbury on February 22, from 6pm to 9pm. Last year, their sell-out Pop Quiz at the hotel...

read more

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Gillingham Rotary club events

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

Artsreach is springing up all across Dorset!

Monday, 1 January - Saturday, 31 March
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£50

buyer collects

01767850322

HIGH CHAIR FOR SALE

Mamas & Papas Prima Pappa High chair

adjustable height and backrest

2 tray stands when folded

VGC

£65

01722 412699

Items For Sale

3 new Rhino 2k.w Thernostatiealy, controlled, White £15  each or 3 for £35

As new childs cycle 20inch wheels, 7 speed, lightweight frame £50

Car trailer with secure lid 1.400 x 900 x 420 Approx, 10 inch wheels £90

4 new still in sealed package Carboa Bandsaw Blades 2.240 x 3/4inch 4 T.P.I Tooth.H.K Set-Raker £30

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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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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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Valley Features

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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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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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