Whites new signing

Whites new signing

News just in: Salisbury FC have signed Reading FC U18 goalkeeper James Hillson on a work experience loan. The 17-year-old, who signed for the Royals in July 2016, is available for Salisbury’s Evo-Stik South Premier South game at Farnborough tomorrow, Saturday, October...
Carpenter found hanging

Carpenter found hanging

A carpenter was found suspended from a tree on October 8 and an inquest in Salisbury was told the cause of his death was hanging. Shaun Whatley, 53, from Alderbury, was found by police near the church in Odstock, near Salisbury. Earlier concern had been expressed for...
Doctors’ warnings no deterrent

Doctors’ warnings no deterrent

Everest ascent goes on despite doctors’ warnings Foster carer Kerry Wilson, 53, Nick Jones, 50, and five others plan to climb Everest to raise funds for a new charity, Nick Jones Foundation for Bereaved Children. It was set up by Nick earlier this year after his...
Bypass planning application submitted

Bypass planning application submitted

Highways England yesterday, October 18, applied to the Planning Inspectorate for planning consent for the Stonehenge tunnel and Winterbourne Stoke bypass scheme as part of the A303 road improvements. The application follows extensive consultations ending in August on...
Wide load will slow traffic tomorrow

Wide load will slow traffic tomorrow

A slow-moving and wide ‘abnormal load’ will be escorted through Wiltshire tomorrow, Friday, October 19, by Police, from 10.30am from Popham Airfield, Hampshire, along the A303 westbound, the A36 and the A350 to Warminster. It is due to reach Warminster by 1.30pm....
Hare coursers warned ‘your’e not welcome in Wiltshire’

Hare coursers warned ‘your’e not welcome in Wiltshire’

Police have been tipped off about a possible hare coursing event in Wiltshire tomorrow, October 19. Hare coursing is illegal and often linked to other crimes such as criminal damage, theft and intimidation. Force Specialist Operations Inspector Martyn Sweett said:...
Motorcross bike stolen

Motorcross bike stolen

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they’d like to speak to as part of investigations into the theft of a motocross bike between 6.15am and 7.45am on  September 14.  The green and black Kawasaki motocross bike, worth more than £5,000, was stolen from the back...
‘Watch it’volunteers wanted

‘Watch it’volunteers wanted

TV addict volunteers are needed by Salisbury CityWatch to monitor the city’s new state-of-the-art digital CCTV system. CityWatch has been operating the CCTV system since September. A team of volunteers already monitors the CCTV system at key times, based in a control...
Battle for the sexes begins

Battle for the sexes begins

An extraordinary battle has broken out between the two prestigious ‘single sex’ grammar schools in Salisbury. The famous cathedral city’s boys school plans to admit girls into its sixth form. Bishop Wordsworth’s School wants to go co-educational in its sixth form by...
Appeal for witness to assault

Appeal for witness to assault

A 40-year-old man was assaulted at about 6.30pm in Amesbury last night, Wednesday, and police are appealing for witnesses. The man and a friend were walking in High Street and were approached by a man who accused them of spitting on a family member. The two men...
On board with Healthwatch

On board with Healthwatch

Healthwatch Wiltshire is looking for people with a passion for health and care services to join its Local Leadership Board. The board is the driving force behind Healthwatch Wiltshire which ensure children, young people and adults are heard by those who run, plan and...
Leaden-hearted thieves strip churches

Leaden-hearted thieves strip churches

Churches all over Wiltshire have been given a warning to be alert. Communities have been left devastated after daring night-time thieves stole lead valued at tens of thousands of pounds from four ancient churches in Wiltshire’s picture postcard villages. The churches...

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