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City to host Armed Forces Day

The countdown to the 2019 National Armed Forces Day National Event officially started today as soldiers, councillors and singers gathered in the Guildhall Square. The Royal British Legion Band and Sticky Toffee Jazz provided entertainment on Friday, November 16, when...

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Two-wheel safety campaign launched

Road Safety Week, November 19 to 25, focuses on the two wheelers and encourages riders to be ‘Bike Smart’. Cyclists and motorcyclists are among the most vulnerable road users in the UK, with more than 100 riders injured every day in needless, preventable crashes,...

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MP digs in

South West Wiltshire MP Dr Andrew Murrison dug himself out of the Brexit debate for a couple of hours to dig into tree planting. Andrew  join 508 other MPs to plant trees as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, a network of forest conservation initiatives to mark...

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Mayor of Wilton Peter Edge met local writer Chris Matthews to mark the publication of her new book 'A Small Town in the Great War', an exclusive extract from which appeared in 'Valley News'. Standing at Wilton's War Memorial to the servicemen of WWI, Chris, who lives...

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Riversmeet free-for-all

Riversmeet Leisure Centre Open Day has with activities for young and old on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. British Downhill Urban Mountain Bike champion Ben Moore will be there with his bike as the guest of honour. Ben shows his skills and entertains children and adults...

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Mexican makeover for craft bar

On Friday Salisbury residents and visitors can enjoy an authentic Mexican experience in the heart of the city at the newly-refurbished independent restaurant Tinga. Formerly known as Danny’s Craft Bar & Kitchen the restaurant has been transformed from an American...

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Play paradise plan

A new Junior Multiplay Unit Victoria Park is planned. The new junior unit, for older children, replaces an old wooden unit and includes a climbing wall, hoop bridge, rope climb and drag ramp. Transfer decks and side entry/exit slides enable access for children with...

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Going to the dogs?

Santa Paws arrives ahead of the annual Christmas fair on Sunday, November 25, to join in the festive fun. Dogs Trust Salisbury’s Rehoming Centre in Newton Tony is open from 11am to 2pm, and promises to be a great day out for all the family, with four-legged friends...

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Village remembers and goes festive

On Sunday, November 18, a Wylye Valley village is unearthing its past. Bygone Sutton book launch is from 10am to 4pm in the village hall with a display of village history. The NSPCC Christmas Fair is on Thursday, November 29 from  10am to 3pm in Codford Village Hall....

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Train service on big match day

Rugby fans attending the England Quilter International rugby match against Japan on November 17 are advised to plan travel in advance and allow extra time for journeys as services will be busier than usual. SWR advises customers travelling to Twickenham from Reading...

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Village traffic focus

South West Wiltshire Area Board‘s next meeting on Wednesday, November 21, at 6.30pm, Nadder Centre, Tisbury, will focus on traffic in villages. Presentations from local groups look at what has and hasn’t worked in the parishes, including 20mph schemes and Community...

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Air ambulance is flying high

Wiltshire Air Ambulance won two prestigious awards at the Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence, run by the Association of Air Ambulances, at a ceremony in London on Monday, November 12. Colin Smith, of Chippenham, Wiltshire, was crowned Charity Volunteer of the Year and...

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City to host Armed Forces Day

The countdown to the 2019 National Armed Forces Day National Event officially started today as soldiers, councillors and singers gathered in the Guildhall Square. The Royal British Legion Band and Sticky Toffee Jazz provided entertainment on Friday, November 16, when...

read more

Two-wheel safety campaign launched

Road Safety Week, November 19 to 25, focuses on the two wheelers and encourages riders to be ‘Bike Smart’. Cyclists and motorcyclists are among the most vulnerable road users in the UK, with more than 100 riders injured every day in needless, preventable crashes,...

read more

MP digs in

South West Wiltshire MP Dr Andrew Murrison dug himself out of the Brexit debate for a couple of hours to dig into tree planting. Andrew  join 508 other MPs to plant trees as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, a network of forest conservation initiatives to mark...

read more

Mayor of Wilton Peter Edge met local writer Chris Matthews to mark the publication of her new book 'A Small Town in the Great War', an exclusive extract from which appeared in 'Valley News'. Standing at Wilton's War Memorial to the servicemen of WWI, Chris, who lives...

read more

Riversmeet free-for-all

Riversmeet Leisure Centre Open Day has with activities for young and old on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. British Downhill Urban Mountain Bike champion Ben Moore will be there with his bike as the guest of honour. Ben shows his skills and entertains children and adults...

read more

Mexican makeover for craft bar

On Friday Salisbury residents and visitors can enjoy an authentic Mexican experience in the heart of the city at the newly-refurbished independent restaurant Tinga. Formerly known as Danny’s Craft Bar & Kitchen the restaurant has been transformed from an American...

read more

Events for week of 19 November 2018

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Memory Box

Monday, 19 November @ 14:00 - 15:30
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Stonehenge uncovered in museum

Tuesday, 20 November @ 18:30 - 22:30

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20 November 2018 @ 19:00 - 6 January 2019 @ 22:00
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20 November 2018 @ 19:00 - 6 January 2019 @ 14:00
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Memory Box

Monday, 19 November @ 14:00 - 15:30
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20 November 2018 @ 19:00 - 6 January 2019 @ 22:00
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Genuine slate small quantities

Landscapes! Small quantities of genuine slate for collection, Motcombe. Kenwood breadmaker unused £40 ono, 01747 850080.

Motor cycle jacket, Golf pullover and metal letter box

1960’s Motor Cycle jacket “Lewis Leathers” Brando style lined, double breasted, black bull-hide, medium/ perfect collectors item £90. New Golf pullover with St Andrews logo, dark green, Scottish made highland wool, Medium. New metal letter box newspapers etc, black,...

Ski boots

Ski boots size 9, VGC. complete with carrying rack £30 ONO. Salisbury, call evening hours on 01722 323066.

Genuine slate small quantities

Landscapes! Small quantities of genuine slate for collection, Motcombe.

Kenwood breadmaker unused £40 ono, 01747 850080.

Motor cycle jacket, Golf pullover and metal letter box

1960’s Motor Cycle jacket “Lewis Leathers” Brando style lined, double breasted, black bull-hide, medium/ perfect collectors item £90.

New Golf pullover with St Andrews logo, dark green, Scottish made highland wool, Medium.

New metal letter box newspapers etc, black, sturdy, weather proof or suitable for indoor use, 20” x 20” x 5” lockable with 2 keys.

Delivery possible call 01722 742681

Jobs For You

Residential Support (Childcare) Worker

We are looking for Residential Support Workers to come and join our family at one of our homes in the heart of Salisbury, here you will assist the children/young person in understanding their own emotions and articulating their feelings, building a culture of mutual...

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Weekend Chef – Shaftesbury

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a reliable, creative and effective Weekend Chef in a local school. Working Term Saturdays and Sundays 08:00 - 20:00, we are looking for an individual who will be able to cover Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for up to 90...

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Host Familes Needed

Would you like to earn extra money by hosting our international students? We are currently looking for hosts in Salisbury for our group students visiting all year round starting early in 2019. Our host families can be families with children at home, families where...

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Residential Support (Childcare) Worker

We are looking for Residential Support Workers to come and join our family at one of our homes in the heart of Salisbury, here you will assist the children/young person in understanding their own emotions and articulating their feelings, building a culture of mutual...

read more

Weekend Chef – Shaftesbury

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a reliable, creative and effective Weekend Chef in a local school. Working Term Saturdays and Sundays 08:00 - 20:00, we are looking for an individual who will be able to cover Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for up to 90...

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Valley Features

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

Habit of Art

A multi-layered evening at the Playhouse By Katrina ffiske Habit of Art was an enormous success when it was first produced at The National Theatre in 2009. Thanks to Wiltshire Creative, Salisbury is hosting a revival of this play-within-a-play, telling of a fictional...

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New community concept café planned

A full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu for the 60 residents of the new Evergreen Court retirement complex can enjoy a new community café opening  in the heart of Amesbury soon. Evergreen Café, Kingsgate, Amesbury, next to Amesbury Archer Primary School, opens on...

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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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Advertising on Valley News Work – Join the Success Story

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Just to let you know that, by the recruitment deadline, we have had two applications. I’m pleased to say that one of them was inspired by your promotion in the Valley News. Thank you very much indeed.

Lesley

Great magazine – Will give the competition a run for their money!

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Fox Grant

I now get a lot more calls through Valley News with all similar businesses grouped together rather than spread through out the magazine! So nice one!

John Wallis

Wallis Fencing and Landscapes

The advert has worked wonders, and lots of people have actually mentioned seeing it in the Valley News.

Rita Maple

Burnbake Trust

The advert has worked wonders, and lots of people have actually mentioned seeing it in the Valley News.

Rita Maple

Burnbake Trust

Valley News is the best read and most popular magazine we have here, people seem to read it from cover to cover.

Landlord

The Pelican Stapleford

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