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Baby & Pregnancy – new arrival for Salisbury

A new Baby & Pregnancy Show ‘Love That Baby!’ is at Salisbury Guildhall on Saturday, October 14, from 9.30am to 12.noon, and entry is free. New and expectant Mummies and Daddies are invited to meet 25 of the best pregnancy, birth and baby-related businesses,...

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New school for Wilton – at last

St. Peter’s CE Primary Academy, just outside Wilton, is a new primary school for the area, the first to be built for many years Due to the huge expansion of new housing developments to the west of Salisbury, work has begun on the new academy at St Peter’s Place, and...

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History festival invest in the future

Wilton’s first-ever History Festival raised nearly £2,000 for local charities and left people asking: “How can we create a Wilton Museum?” During a week of festival events inspired by the feisty St Edith of Wilton, a wealth of historians highlighted Wilton’s key role...

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Councils and community unite over hospital beds decision

Shaftesbury Town Council and Gillingham Town Council joined forces to comment on the formal decisions of Dorset Clinical Services Review of Dorset Health Service provisions. The councils and other interested parties believe the Dorset County Clinical Services Group...

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Citizen’s arrest pair fined £90 each

Two thieves detained by a 69-year-old grandfather in a citizen’s arrest have each been fined £90 Fixed Penalty Notices by Wiltshire Police. Fred Winter was ticked off by the police for taking the law into his own hands after he detained the couple in their 40s fleeing...

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Police warn of woman beggar

Police are appealing for information from anyone who may have been approached in Salisbury by a woman asking for money. The woman stops people and tells them she has lost her handbag and needs money to get home.  She tells them she works for a local florist and they...

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Still crazy after all these large hatchbacks

How refreshing: an honest, old-style estate car to review. So many of the new cars launched these days are SUVs, Mini-SUVs, Crossovers and the like, most of which are lovely, reliable and comfortable. They frequently pretend to offer you access to a new life of...

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Off duty but still guarding community

Off-duty PC Steve Porter caught a burglar in Tisbury after someone reported to him that a suspicious man was seen in the garden of the local vicarage. Yesterday evening, Sunday, September 17, Steve went to investigate and checked the grounds of the vicarage but could...

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Stones permissive path to be re-opened

Former Wiltshire councillor and Stonehenge campaigner, Ian West has been assured by English Heritage that the controversial ‘permissive path’ will be open within days. At the council’s Southern Area Planning meeting on June 29, English Heritage applied for an...

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Suspicious contents of holdall lead to arrest

Police were called when two males were seen running through  gardens on Pullman Drive, Salisbury, at about 2am on Thursday, September 14. Officers spotted two males coming out of an alleyway. One of the males was stopped, but the other ran off after dropping a holdall...

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Suspected cannabis supplier raided

Cannabis, cash, a mobile phone and some scales were found in a police raid and a 32-year-old man from Salisbury was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a class B drug - cannabis. He has been released pending investigation. Officers raided an...

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Students inspired by insurance

Two degree apprentices from Be Wiser insurance are in line for a prestigious award. Ashley Mutambarade and Sam Brown have been put forward for Apprentice of the Year in the INSPIRE17 Business Awards. They are in the second year of their BA (Hons) Degree in Insurance....

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Baby & Pregnancy – new arrival for Salisbury

A new Baby & Pregnancy Show ‘Love That Baby!’ is at Salisbury Guildhall on Saturday, October 14, from 9.30am to 12.noon, and entry is free. New and expectant Mummies and Daddies are invited to meet 25 of the best pregnancy, birth and baby-related businesses,...

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New school for Wilton – at last

St. Peter’s CE Primary Academy, just outside Wilton, is a new primary school for the area, the first to be built for many years Due to the huge expansion of new housing developments to the west of Salisbury, work has begun on the new academy at St Peter’s Place, and...

read more

History festival invest in the future

Wilton’s first-ever History Festival raised nearly £2,000 for local charities and left people asking: “How can we create a Wilton Museum?” During a week of festival events inspired by the feisty St Edith of Wilton, a wealth of historians highlighted Wilton’s key role...

read more

Councils and community unite over hospital beds decision

Shaftesbury Town Council and Gillingham Town Council joined forces to comment on the formal decisions of Dorset Clinical Services Review of Dorset Health Service provisions. The councils and other interested parties believe the Dorset County Clinical Services Group...

read more

Citizen’s arrest pair fined £90 each

Two thieves detained by a 69-year-old grandfather in a citizen’s arrest have each been fined £90 Fixed Penalty Notices by Wiltshire Police. Fred Winter was ticked off by the police for taking the law into his own hands after he detained the couple in their 40s fleeing...

read more

Police warn of woman beggar

Police are appealing for information from anyone who may have been approached in Salisbury by a woman asking for money. The woman stops people and tells them she has lost her handbag and needs money to get home.  She tells them she works for a local florist and they...

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Events for week of 18 September 2017

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Here Be Dragons

Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00

Wilton History festival

Saturday, 16 September @ 08:00 - Friday, 22 September @ 17:00
Tue 19th

Here Be Dragons

Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00

Wilton History festival

Saturday, 16 September @ 08:00 - Friday, 22 September @ 17:00
Wed 20th

Here Be Dragons

Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00

Wilton History festival

Saturday, 16 September @ 08:00 - Friday, 22 September @ 17:00
Thu 21st

Here Be Dragons

Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00

Wilton History festival

Saturday, 16 September @ 08:00 - Friday, 22 September @ 17:00
Fri 22nd

Here Be Dragons

Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00

Wilton History festival

Saturday, 16 September @ 08:00 - Friday, 22 September @ 17:00
Sat 23rd

Here Be Dragons

Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00
Sun 24th

Here Be Dragons

Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00

Writing for Stage

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

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Here Be Dragons

Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00
Tue 19th

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Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00
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Here Be Dragons

Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00
Thu 21st

Here Be Dragons

Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00
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Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00
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Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00
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Saturday, 22 July @ 10:30 - Sunday, 8 October @ 17:00

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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

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

Telephone: 07796660034

Display Unit

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

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Bed

4ft 6ins wide, with decorative metal bed head. Hardly used. £50 ono.

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Woodturning Lathe for sale

CCBL Lathe, 1 HP motor, includes head/tailstock, chuck & various accessories,
Details & price Tel 01747 826782 or email rlilley769@btinternt.com.

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

Display Unit

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

07923 046 655

Jobs For You

After School Club Leader

Durrington All Saints C of E Infant School is seeking to appoint a Play Leader to join our outstanding team as we develop our wrap around care provision. We are looking for an enthusiastic and fun individual to lead our new after-school care service based at the...

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After School Club Assistant

Durrington All Saints C of E Infant School is seeking to appoint a Play Assistant to join our outstanding team as we develop our wrap around care provision. We are looking for an enthusiastic and fun individual for our out-of-hours care service based at the school....

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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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Repair / customer services /sales person required for new sales/service centre in Blandford Forum Great Full time or Part time opportunity for local employment We are offering an excellent position for Full time/Part Time employment with full benefits for an...

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After School Club Leader

Durrington All Saints C of E Infant School is seeking to appoint a Play Leader to join our outstanding team as we develop our wrap around care provision. We are looking for an enthusiastic and fun individual to lead our new after-school care service based at the...

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After School Club Assistant

Durrington All Saints C of E Infant School is seeking to appoint a Play Assistant to join our outstanding team as we develop our wrap around care provision. We are looking for an enthusiastic and fun individual for our out-of-hours care service based at the school....

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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

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

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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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...

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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...

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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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