Durrington burglary – information needed

Durrington burglary – information needed

Police want information about a burglary in Durrington in the early hours of this morning, November 22, in Larkhill Road. Between about 4.50am and 5am, four individuals wearing dark clothing were disturbed breaking into a garage attempting to steal a motorbike. They...
Live exhibits in salesroom nativity

Live exhibits in salesroom nativity

A Christmas fundraiser at the salesrooms on Wednesday December 6 at 7pm includes carols and readings led by rural chaplain Richard Kirlew, and a ‘jolly nativity play’ featuring ‘lots’ of local farmers , possibly one of the most unusual exhibits on public display....
Durrington burglary – information needed

Durrington burglary – information needed

Police want information about a burglary in Durrington in the early hours of this morning, November 22, in Larkhill Road. Between about 4.50am and 5am, four individuals wearing dark clothing were disturbed breaking into a garage attempting to steal a motorbike. They...
Maltings in the melting pot

Maltings in the melting pot

The Maltings and Central Car Park, Salisbury came under the spotlight at a public meeting last night, November 21. Developer TH Real Estate put forward proposals that could include a new cinema, retail, restaurants and residential, and creating a thriving riverside...
Clarification: School running track

Clarification: School running track

In an article dated November 15, 2017, headlined “Athletes ‘locked’ out from home track,” Valley News reported on a claim made by City of Salisbury Athletics and Running Club that South Wilts Grammar School was refusing the club access to the...
Carers Rights Day spotlight

Carers Rights Day spotlight

November 24 is Carers Rights Day, a national day recognising the work of unpaid carers in the UK, those looking after a family member or friend who is ill, disabled or frail.  The Carer Support Wiltshire team will be out and about in the regions hospitals, raising...
Antibiotics are not for children

Antibiotics are not for children

A Public Health England campaign aimed at parents with young children, urges them to listen to their GPs’ advice: ‘antibiotics are not always necessary for common childhood aliments’. Antibiotics are not effective for viral illnesses such as coughs, colds, ear ache...
Town tells its war story

Town tells its war story

A two-year, Lottery-funded project explaining how the First World War affected Shaftesbury and its residents has ‘gone live’ online. About 90 people who contributed family stories attended the launch of ‘Shaftesbury Remembers The Great War’ website at the town’s...
Modern slavery targeted

Modern slavery targeted

Wiltshire Police identified a 27-year-old male as a potential victim of modern slavery at Salisbury Nail Salon, Milford Street, Salisbury. Officers carried out two days of action on November 15 and 16 with immigration officers, and visited 23 nail bars in Wiltshire...
Park for free in Shaftesbury

Park for free in Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Town Council-owned car parks are free for shoppers on Saturday, December 2 for Small Business Saturday’ to encourage people to shop in small, local shops. The town council and Shaftesbury and District Chamber of Commerce supports the national initiative...
Broadchalke burglary includes unique items

Broadchalke burglary includes unique items

Police are investigating a burglary in Broadchalke, Salisbury, which included unique items of sentimental value. Raiders struck between 7pm and 9pm on  November 9 at the home of a man in his 80s. An antique Boule French Clock and a large silver salver with the...
Arms surrender response pleases police

Arms surrender response pleases police

Half way through a two week surrender, ending on  November 26, more than 100 items have been surrendered to Wiltshire Police.                 Included are 14 shotguns, 13 pistols, 12 air rifles, one antique musket and an empty 1916 tear gas grenade. Ammunition has...

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