Baby & Pregnancy – new arrival for Salisbury

Baby & Pregnancy – new arrival for Salisbury

A new Baby & Pregnancy Show ‘Love That Baby!’ is at Salisbury Guildhall on Saturday, October 14, from 9.30am to 12.noon, and entry is free. New and expectant Mummies and Daddies are invited to meet 25 of the best pregnancy, birth and baby-related businesses,...
New school for Wilton – at last

New school for Wilton – at last

St. Peter’s CE Primary Academy, just outside Wilton, is a new primary school for the area, the first to be built for many years Due to the huge expansion of new housing developments to the west of Salisbury, work has begun on the new academy at St Peter’s Place, and...
History festival invest in the future

History festival invest in the future

Wilton’s first-ever History Festival raised nearly £2,000 for local charities and left people asking: “How can we create a Wilton Museum?” During a week of festival events inspired by the feisty St Edith of Wilton, a wealth of historians highlighted Wilton’s key role...
Councils and community unite over hospital beds decision

Councils and community unite over hospital beds decision

Shaftesbury Town Council and Gillingham Town Council joined forces to comment on the formal decisions of Dorset Clinical Services Review of Dorset Health Service provisions. The councils and other interested parties believe the Dorset County Clinical Services Group...
Citizen’s arrest pair fined £90 each

Citizen’s arrest pair fined £90 each

Two thieves detained by a 69-year-old grandfather in a citizen’s arrest have each been fined £90 Fixed Penalty Notices by Wiltshire Police. Fred Winter was ticked off by the police for taking the law into his own hands after he detained the couple in their 40s fleeing...
Police warn of woman beggar

Police warn of woman beggar

Police are appealing for information from anyone who may have been approached in Salisbury by a woman asking for money. The woman stops people and tells them she has lost her handbag and needs money to get home.  She tells them she works for a local florist and they...
Still crazy after all these large hatchbacks

Still crazy after all these large hatchbacks

How refreshing: an honest, old-style estate car to review. So many of the new cars launched these days are SUVs, Mini-SUVs, Crossovers and the like, most of which are lovely, reliable and comfortable. They frequently pretend to offer you access to a new life of...
Off duty but still guarding community

Off duty but still guarding community

Off-duty PC Steve Porter caught a burglar in Tisbury after someone reported to him that a suspicious man was seen in the garden of the local vicarage. Yesterday evening, Sunday, September 17, Steve went to investigate and checked the grounds of the vicarage but could...
Stones permissive path to be re-opened

Stones permissive path to be re-opened

Former Wiltshire councillor and Stonehenge campaigner, Ian West has been assured by English Heritage that the controversial ‘permissive path’ will be open within days. At the council’s Southern Area Planning meeting on June 29, English Heritage applied for an...
Suspicious contents of holdall lead to arrest

Suspicious contents of holdall lead to arrest

Police were called when two males were seen running through  gardens on Pullman Drive, Salisbury, at about 2am on Thursday, September 14. Officers spotted two males coming out of an alleyway. One of the males was stopped, but the other ran off after dropping a holdall...
Suspected cannabis supplier raided

Suspected cannabis supplier raided

Cannabis, cash, a mobile phone and some scales were found in a police raid and a 32-year-old man from Salisbury was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a class B drug – cannabis. He has been released pending investigation. Officers raided...
Students inspired by insurance

Students inspired by insurance

Two degree apprentices from Be Wiser insurance are in line for a prestigious award. Ashley Mutambarade and Sam Brown have been put forward for Apprentice of the Year in the INSPIRE17 Business Awards. They are in the second year of their BA (Hons) Degree in Insurance....

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