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One man and his dog

Among so many ways to say thank you, you could write a letter or send a card and some flowers: or you could do a sponsored five-mile run round the local park. But for Peter Lacey, that just doesn't seem nearly enough for his thank you, so he decided to do a little bit...

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Neighbourhood Plan accepted

Gillingham Neighbourhood Plan has been accepted, but the examiner, David Kaiserman has proposed modifications before the plan goes forward to a referendum. North Dorset District Council has issued a copy of the proposed modifications and the chairman of Gillingham...

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Chapel Choir performs in Barcelona

Chafyn Grove School Chapel Choir performed in two wonderful buildings in Barcelona, the Gothic Cathedral and Montserrat Monastery. The choir also had opportunities for some fun on their mini musical tour – a visit to Barcelona’s Aquarium, Parc Guell and a day at Port...

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MP calls on PM to ‘expedite’ clean-up in city

Salisbury is safe for residents and visitors, and there is no need for anyone to take any additional precautions, according to the Prime Minister South West Wiltshire MP Dr Andrew Murrison asked Theresa May to expedite the clean-up in and around Salisbury at Prime...

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The Hobbit author was in Fovant

By David Parker A famous person who served in the British Army was stationed at Fovant. He went on to write 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of The Rings'. Not many people will know of J R Tolkien's connection with the village famous for its chalke badges cut in the downs...

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Peregrinecams on Tower

Peregrines met on Monday night in a major battle for territory on Salisbury Cathedral Tower. Last year’s resident female, Sally, defended her territory. Cathedral staff, watching anxiously since Easter for signs of egg-laying in the peregrine nest box, watched the...

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City businesses offered financial support

Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP) has a capital fund of £90,000 to provide grants to businesses affected by the major incident in Salisbury. Retailers, food and drink operators and accommodation providers adversely impacted can access the fund...

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Town council pushes the boat out

Spring in the Park! A free family fun day at Warminster's award winning Lake Pleasure Grounds on Sunday, May 6, from 11am to 4pm marks the launch of traditional rowing boats to the lake. Mayor, Cllr Rob Fryer, made a pledge to return rowing boats to the lake. He said...

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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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One man and his dog

Among so many ways to say thank you, you could write a letter or send a card and some flowers: or you could do a sponsored five-mile run round the local park. But for Peter Lacey, that just doesn't seem nearly enough for his thank you, so he decided to do a little bit...

read more

Neighbourhood Plan accepted

Gillingham Neighbourhood Plan has been accepted, but the examiner, David Kaiserman has proposed modifications before the plan goes forward to a referendum. North Dorset District Council has issued a copy of the proposed modifications and the chairman of Gillingham...

read more

Chapel Choir performs in Barcelona

Chafyn Grove School Chapel Choir performed in two wonderful buildings in Barcelona, the Gothic Cathedral and Montserrat Monastery. The choir also had opportunities for some fun on their mini musical tour – a visit to Barcelona’s Aquarium, Parc Guell and a day at Port...

read more

MP calls on PM to ‘expedite’ clean-up in city

Salisbury is safe for residents and visitors, and there is no need for anyone to take any additional precautions, according to the Prime Minister South West Wiltshire MP Dr Andrew Murrison asked Theresa May to expedite the clean-up in and around Salisbury at Prime...

read more

The Hobbit author was in Fovant

By David Parker A famous person who served in the British Army was stationed at Fovant. He went on to write 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of The Rings'. Not many people will know of J R Tolkien's connection with the village famous for its chalke badges cut in the downs...

read more

Peregrinecams on Tower

Peregrines met on Monday night in a major battle for territory on Salisbury Cathedral Tower. Last year’s resident female, Sally, defended her territory. Cathedral staff, watching anxiously since Easter for signs of egg-laying in the peregrine nest box, watched the...

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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Loading Events
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

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 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

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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...

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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...

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