Poste-code pinta prices shock

Poste-code pinta prices shock

Post-code could be pushing up the price of pintas, according to price comparison experts, Money Guru. Average price of a pint of beer in Carlisle is £2.35, but in London a pint costs a frothy £5.19. Money Guru claims it’s clear that postcodes are going head-to-head in...
MP becomes cardiac arrest campaigner

MP becomes cardiac arrest campaigner

Dr Andrew Murrison MP has joined a campaign aiming to put defibrillators in every school by 2020. Signing up to become a Defibrillator Champion for South West Wiltshire, the constituency’s MP, himself a medical practitioner, said: “I was pleased to meet Mark King at...
Take father to market

Take father to market

The regular Shaftesbury Cobbles Market in the High Street on the third Sunday of each month has a Father’s Day Special on Sunday, June 17. The High Street is shut to traffic for the day and creates a great family day out  next to the famous Gold Hill. A Craft Fair is...
City businesses given a boost

City businesses given a boost

The government has so far paid out more than £250,000 to save 38 businesses badly affected by the alleged poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury on March 4. A huge chunk of the hand-out is likely to have gone to pay staff wages at businesses, in a...
Council supports plans for urban extension

Council supports plans for urban extension

Warminster Town council’s Planning Advisory Committee will not object to the West Warminster Urban Extension, and the Bugley Barton Farm development. At its meeting on  May 21, Cllr Nicklin, chairman of the Spatial Planning Review Working Group (SPRWG), advised...
The RAF 100 event

The RAF 100 event

The RAF 100 event at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection (BDAC), Old Sarum, this Saturday, May 26, has open cockpits, various exhibitions and airworthy vintage aircraft from Chipmunks, Bulldogs to Westland helicopters, subject to weather conditions. In the hangars, a...
Tumble dryer sets house on fire

Tumble dryer sets house on fire

Firefighters were called to a mid-terraced property in Windsor Mews, Durrington, at 11am on May 22, and found a well-developed fire on the ground floor spreading to the first floor. Crews from Amesbury and Salisbury, supported by an aerial ladder platform from...
Insider’s Area Board meeting diary

Insider’s Area Board meeting diary

At the Area Board meeting on May 17 in Salisbury City Hall, it was reported that the city is recovering: no more reports of illness due to poison gas, and everything’s gradually getting back to normal apart from the few cordoned off areas, Maltings and the Mill pub....
County knocked out

County knocked out

Wiltshire were eliminated from the Unicorns 50 over Knock Out Trophy, losing to Devon at Sidmouth on Sunday by 56 runs. Devon won the toss and made first use of a good batting surface, scoring 281 for six wickets in their 50 overs. The innings was dominated by the...
Is it 101 or 999?

Is it 101 or 999?

‘Who You Gonna Call’ is Wiltshire Police’s campaign launched this week to raise awareness of proper use of 101 and 999 lines. During the summer months, the Crime and Communication Centre takes more calls to 101 and 999, most for genuine emergencies or police...
New arts combine launched

New arts combine launched

Wiltshire Creative – the new organisation embracing Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury International Arts Festival and Salisbury Playhouse has released its first season of programming for 2018/19, claiming it marks “a landmark moment for the arts in Salisbury and the...
Eco school wins another accolade

Eco school wins another accolade

Pembroke Park Primary School, Salisbury, have just achieved their first green flag for Eco-Schools with support from the Vegetarian Society funding. Last year, the school was the first in Wiltshire to become a recognised Forest School provider by the Forest School...

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