Wilton tradition continues

Wilton tradition continues

Wilton came to a halt on December 12 for Carol Wells’s traditional gypsy funeral on December 12. Mourners gathered in South Street and walked with the coffin in a glass hearse, drawn by four black horses, to Wilton Church, followed by lorries packed with wreaths and...
Winterslow panto

Winterslow panto

A very happy cast and crew after a short run of highly successful sell-out performances – standing room only for the final show.
BID needs your vote

BID needs your vote

After a tough year, Salisbury BID need support to continue as the voice of influence for local businesses and to provide beneficial projects for the city. Because of the poisoning incident, the BID has not been able to fulfil all its goals this year, despite its hard...
Video: Christmas celebrations raise £1,700

Video: Christmas celebrations raise £1,700

It was a night of festivities in St. John’s Place, Lower Bemerton, on Friday, December 7, at the Salisbury Committee for Cancer Research’s annual Christmas Celebrations. To raise money for cancer research , the committee arranged a two-course meal, with a bar, raffle...
City recovers- at what costs?

City recovers- at what costs?

Wiltshire Council is unwilling to name all the businesses grant-aided through the recovery funds, including those in Salisbury, Amesbury and Wilton. “We can’t list individual businesses, as this is business sensitive information. To date, 121 businesses have been...
Paris is in Salisbury

Paris is in Salisbury

By Katrina ffiske A trip to the Playhouse pantomime has become an important part of Salisbury’s Christmas celebrations, and this year’s spellbinding pantomime Beauty and the Beast does not fail to please. It is a triumph of comedy, song, dance, beautiful set and...
Thriller in Salisbury

Thriller in Salisbury

The UK’s ultimate tribute to the King of Pop is coming to Salisbury in February as 2019 marks 10 years since the death of Michael Jackson. Ben Bowman, playing Michael Jackson, is on a UK tour celebrating the life and work of arguably one of the most popular and...
From Darkness to light in pictures

From Darkness to light in pictures

A selection of stills of  Salisbury Cathedral’s ‘From Darkness to Light’ Advent Service and the accompanying illuminated art installations. Photography by Ash Mills. The installations will remain at Salisbury Cathedral until Sunday, February 3, 2019 and...
Deserved boost for Indian street food

Deserved boost for Indian street food

Congratulations to Café Diwali! Rasheed and his team won the Asian Curry Award 2018 for the Best Casual Dining Award. “We were nominated by the public,” Sheila, the manager said. “And we want to thank all the customers who took the time to nominate us. There were...
A family Christmas, Ayckbourn-style

A family Christmas, Ayckbourn-style

By Fanny Charles Alan Ayckbourn certainly knows how to do Christmas – or rather, he knows how families do Christmas, the rituals, the petty arguments, the things that people say and do when they’ve had too much to drink… He has explored Christmas as a fertile...
Non-stop caretaking

Non-stop caretaking

Wilton Health Centre’s caretaker since 1978, Marilyn Sainsbury, who sees no reason to stop, had a big surprise today, November 30. Her son, Jeremy Sainsbury, organised a lunch gathering for his hard-working mother at the Pembroke Arms today, where family, friends and...
Video: Salisbury ice rink launches

Video: Salisbury ice rink launches

Here’s what some people had to say about Salisbury City Council’s ice rink at the Salisbury Guildhall that launched this afternoon. Plenty of people were seen having fun, including Wiltshire...

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