City fun palace is home from home

City fun palace is home from home

People of all ages can enjoy the café bar @Home on Bridge Street, Salisbury, which offers all sorts of entertainment, every night, for everyone. The passionate performer of 12 years, Louella Adamson, 26, is providing activities such as stand-up comedy, circus...
Still fighting in the time of #MeToo

Still fighting in the time of #MeToo

By Fanny Charles AS I left Salisbury Playhouse after the press night of Her Naked Skin, I overheard a male audience member comment that he was glad it was over because it was “all so emotional.” And, in a way, that sums the whole thing up – really, these hysterical...
Habit of Art

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...
New community concept café planned

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...
Salisbury saluted

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...
Fisherton Street welcomes Retro warehouse

Fisherton Street welcomes Retro warehouse

Joe Henry is the founder of Fisherton Warehouse which recently opened its’ doors to customers three months ago. Fisherton Warehouse offers one off, eclectic pieces and timeless classics including; 50’s vintage garments, retro technology, records and many more...
Tallest living Christmas tree lights up Wilton

Tallest living Christmas tree lights up Wilton

Wilton welcomed the festive season with the annual Christmas light switch-on which took place in the market square. Cllr Peter Edge had the important job of switching on the lights, followed by the childrens nativity play and Christmas carols by Wilton Christian...
New chapter for Wilton’s historic almshouses

New chapter for Wilton’s historic almshouses

Almshouses belonging to a medieval hospital charity dating back to the 1400s have been transferred to one of the biggest almshouse charities in the country. The Hospital of St Mary Magdalene, Wilton, existed in 1420 with close links to Wilton Abbey, as an education...
Clock turned back for dotty plot

Clock turned back for dotty plot

By Fanny Charles Enter Salisbury Playhouse’s main auditorium and you are greeted by a two-story crumbling house, overshadowed by railway signals. As the lights drop and the set slowly revolves, a pitch-perfect dowdily 1950s house is revealed – dainty knick-knacks,...
Valley News Visit Wilton feature 2017

Valley News Visit Wilton feature 2017

For November 2017, Valley News has created a ‘Visit Wilton’ feature, which includes a wide variety of the brilliant shops and services that Wilton has to offer. The feature can be viewed here. Inside the feature are adverts and editorials from: Monty and...
From the Editor – October 2017

From the Editor – October 2017

By David Parker Government pressure on local authorities to build more houses seems to be imposing planning regulations and over-riding planning law. Housing estates are being imposed on areas but the numbers of houses to be built cannot match local facilities and...
Valley News Wedding Feature 2017

Valley News Wedding Feature 2017

Valley News’ November edition is now out, and inside you’ll find our four-page Weddings Feature – filled to the brim with all the best local companies who will make your big day better than you can ever have imagined. Click here to download the...

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