The Big Lunch comes to Wilton

The Big Lunch comes to Wilton

The Big Lunch, a national community event, which started at the Eden Project in Cornwall, comes to Wilton on Sunday June 18, 11 – 4pm at Wilton Shopping Village. The Big Lunch is a simple idea from the Eden Project: the concept being that as many people as...
Taste of Istanbul in heart of the city

Taste of Istanbul in heart of the city

By Will Bradley Malik Ozbelek is welcoming customers to a new Istanbul mezze bar in Rollestone Street, Salisbury. “Visitors love the food and love the place, but they don’t know we are open,” Malik told Valley News. The large Turkish restaurant has room for 50 covers...
Bridge re-opens with warm welcome

Bridge re-opens with warm welcome

By Will Bradley Rural pub-restaurant The Bridge Inn, Upper Woodford, is under new management. The Woodford Valley village pub on the picturesque River Avon, will serve fresh local produce, local ales and fine wines, in a relaxed atmosphere. The family-run business has...
New menu to celebrate a year in business

New menu to celebrate a year in business

Nadder Valley Pizzas, a pizza takeaway delivery service based in Dinton, is celebrating its first year in business. The service delivers from Hindon to Wilton, Wylye to Tisbury, Broad Chalke, and everywhere in between. “After a year of making many, many pizzas,...
Wheatsheaf sows its seeds in new bid for success

Wheatsheaf sows its seeds in new bid for success

By Will Bradley Dan and Tia, new owners of The Wheatsheaf Wilton, are looking forward to welcoming visitors to the recently renovated pub, restaurant and B&B on the A36. The ambitious couple took over the premises in September last year and have completed...
Boutique’s bark matches its bites – and coffee

Boutique’s bark matches its bites – and coffee

By Will Bradley Monty & Mabel’s, a new dog-friendly coffee lounge and luxury pet goods shop will open in Wilton, North Street on April 29. Wilton-based Corinne Roberts, who has 16 years’ experience as a midwife, admits the unique new venture will be a steep...
The Dogg darts into Dinton

The Dogg darts into Dinton

The Wyndham Arms, Dinton, sponsored the first-ever Darts festival at Dinton Village Hall on April 7. The event followed last year’s Wyndham Arms Darts Exhibition with Wyndham Darts team vs Scotty Dogg. A total of £689 was raised for Wiltshire Air Ambulance, a charity...
Year of spicing up Salisbury celebrated

Year of spicing up Salisbury celebrated

By Will Bradley Café Diwali, in Crane Street, Salisbury, celebrated its first year on March 22 and is a now a well-established successful business. Indian-born chefs Rasheed and Bartkath have created a unique dining experience in the heart of Salisbury, as well as a...
Brewery supports Salisbury Live

Brewery supports Salisbury Live

Local beermakers Hop Back Brewery is sponsoring Salisbury Live during the Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival fortnight. Salisbury Live is three weekends of four nights of free gigs in pubs and other venues in the city, and live music in the Market Square on...
Bell Inn rings in the changes

Bell Inn rings in the changes

By Will Bradley South Newton’s Bell Inn has rung in the changes and been completely refurbished. New owners David and Nicky are welcoming back visitors to the 300-year-old rural pub on the A36 not far from Wilton. The couple took over the premises in July last year...
Performance transformed for business members

Performance transformed for business members

By Will Bradley Specialist business adviser Julie Hutchison was guest speaker at a special Valentine’s Wilton and District Chamber business networking event at The Queen’s Head, Broad Chalke on February 14. Julie gave an entertaining insight into ways of improving...
It’s a sign – not!

It’s a sign – not!

Wiltshire Council has rejected an application for 24 signs to advertise a new McDonald’s drive-through and restaurant on the outskirts of Salisbury. Council said the controversial signs in Salisbury created an ‘unco-ordinated cluttered visual appearance’. The signs...

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