Most wanted finalists again

Most wanted finalists again

Wilton-based hair and beauty salon group JASHAIR are finalists in the national hairdressing competition, the Most Wanted Awards, in the category ‘Best UK Local Salon’. Having beaten off nationwide competition, JASHAIR has proved to be one of the best salons in the UK...
Coffee and hair care morning at support centre

Coffee and hair care morning at support centre

Wessex Cancer Trust is holding a coffee morning at their new Salisbury Support Centre in Bridge Street on April 19, 10.30am to 12pm. “All of our coffee mornings have an informative and supportive theme,” Jackie, centre manager said. “We are delighted to welcome the...
Hospital defies ban

Hospital defies ban

Salisbury’s showpiece hospital is defying a call to ban patients and staff smoking on its premises. The 455-bed District Hospital has ruled that ‘people can still smoke in six dedicated areas’. But Public Health England has requested all of its buildings and grounds...
Re-leaf for green fingered gardeners

Re-leaf for green fingered gardeners

By Fanny Charles Staff at Orchard Park Garden Centre, Gillingham, started a 24 hour Plantathon at lunchtime on Thursday March 16 – planting out baskets, containers and planters with foliage plants and spring flowers. The marathon planting session is raising funds for...
Cancer trust opens to assist whole community

Cancer trust opens to assist whole community

By Will Bradley A new Wessex Cancer Trust drop-in centre opened at Beckett House, Bridge Street, Salisbury, on February 7. “Our vision is to provide effective, local support and information for all people affected by cancer,” Jackie Newman, Support Centre Manager told...
Council invest in health and wellbeing

Council invest in health and wellbeing

By Will Bradley The official opening of the new £8m Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre in Salisbury was marked with an open day on February 9. Baroness Scott of Bybrook, OBE, Leader of Wiltshire Council, officially opened the centre with Centre Manager Paul...
From Charge Nurse to Chief Executive

From Charge Nurse to Chief Executive

By Will Bradley and David Parker Peter Hill leaves his post as Chief Executive of Salisbury District Hospital on a high on February 3, despite disappointment from having to postpone plans to transform the entrance to the hospital. After deciding to ‘put patient care...
Good hair day

Good hair day

Three team members of award-winning JAS Hair Group have become accredited with the coveted recognition of Schwarzkopf Professional Colour Masters. The Schwarzkopf Master Class represents a gold standard in colour education with eight days training dedicated to all...
MP slams smoking

MP slams smoking

One of Wiltshire’s MPs has hit out against smoking and calls for more restrictions. South West Wilts MP Dr Andrew Murrison, a former medical consultant, met the pressure group ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) at Westminster to discuss cutting smoking rates....
Jas in Wilton 10 years on

Jas in Wilton 10 years on

By Will Bradley Multi-award winning salon JAS Hair Group celebrated 10 years in Wilton on November 15. Wilton is the head office of the popular hair salon brand which, 10 years ago, successfully converted an old antique shop to a bustling hair and beauty salon in the...
Help ENT in the cold season

Help ENT in the cold season

This month, Marie-Ange (pictured) has chosen a topic that affects us all in the cold season: common colds, flu, and infections affecting our ears, nose and throat. Increased exposure to the cold and damp conditions during winter makes us more susceptible to viral and...
Preservatives in eye drops can be irritating

Preservatives in eye drops can be irritating

Preservatives were popular in the 1950s as an addition to ophthalmic products to prevent bacterial contamination. Decades later, reports showed the damage the preservatives can cause to the cornea, the conjunctiva and tear film. Single dose units seemed to be the most...

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