Man dies after explosion

Man dies after explosion

Police confirmed that the man who died after an explosion at a factory near Salisbury on Friday night was a 29-year-old man from Southampton. A second man, aged 26, from Pewsey, was taken to Salisbury District Hospital in a serious condition and remains serious but...
Top Weekend Events

Top Weekend Events

Ellingham Show Volunteer Conservation Day Amesbury Art Exhibition Martin Music Festival Brakelight in Warminster Classic cars at classic Breamore House Boscombe Down Aviation Collection Model Show Swing Unlimited Big Band and Picnic Car Boot...
Police bill tops £10 million

Police bill tops £10 million

The costs of the two Novichok incidents in Salisbury and Amesbury are expected to reach more than £10 million and Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, Angus Macpherson expects the Government to meet the bill. Wiltshire Police had support from...
Garden party raises more  than £1.6k  for homeless

Garden party raises more than £1.6k for homeless

More than £1,600 was raised at a garden party at the South Canonry, home of the Bishop of Salisbury, Rt Reverend Nicholas Holtam. The Bishop is a patron of Salisbury Trust for the Homeless (STFH). “The garden party raised much-needed money for STFH which during the...
Restored Art Deco cinema marks first anniversary

Restored Art Deco cinema marks first anniversary

Step back in time in The Regal Cinema, Fordingbridge which is celebrating its first anniversary. The Regal Cinema in Fordingbridge is the inspiration of a local business man who runs Corintec of Fordingbridge’s biggest private employers. For years, he drove past the...
90 years on: remembering

90 years on: remembering

Wilton branch Royal British Legion members join thousands on a Pilgrimage of Remembrance to a World War One battlefield and to take part in a parade and ceremony in Ypres. The pilgrimage is part of First World War centenary commemorations. The RBL event, known as...
Town looks to the future

Town looks to the future

The ancient capital of Wessex will have a modern image in five years. That’s the prediction of Sue van Leest, who is guiding the unique – and a first for the UK – community project at Wilton Hill, the site of the former Southern Command and UKLF HQ....
Four days of free entertainment to celebrate the arts

Four days of free entertainment to celebrate the arts

Four days of free entertainment this August Bank Holiday will celebrate the arts across the city of Salisbury and launch Wiltshire Creative’s first season of programming. With live music and fireworks, street theatre and circus, family fun and arts activities, the...
Lib Dems claim victory

Lib Dems claim victory

Wiltshire’s outdoor education centres will stay open, at least for the time being, and Liberal Democrat councillors claim it was a victory for common sense. Wiltshire Council has now received bids for its two centres, and council Opposition Leader and Lib Dem...
Hickstead 2018 Dressage Masters Championship

Hickstead 2018 Dressage Masters Championship

The prestigious Hickstead 2018 Dressage Masters Championships were run at the end of June. My class, the hotly contested Prix St Georges (PSG) was on a Friday, the same day as my last A Level. The huge class started in the morning and ran until 4.45pm. Hickstead...
Centre’s support success celebrated

Centre’s support success celebrated

MP for South West Wiltshire Dr Andrew Murrison was among more than 80 visitors at the Rosemary Goddard Centre’s 30th celebration on July 14. Chris Dillon, chair of trustees, explained that the centre provided for older, isolated people and was successful because of...
From The Editor: Students’ views on Brexit talks

From The Editor: Students’ views on Brexit talks

Two students joining the team at Valley News while on work experience leave from local schools, were quiz-zed about their knowledge and views on the Brexit negotiations. They both agreed that, after recent events in Parliament, it was unclear how Brexit would turn...

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