How to grow old but disgracefully

How to grow old but disgracefully

An all-star line-up performs in the theatrical comedy ‘Quartet’ by Ronald Harwood. By Lucy Spittle The red curtains are drawn back and the audience finds itself transported back to the late 20th century in a country house in Kent. The curtains reveal a...
Unique facial injects instant glow

Unique facial injects instant glow

By Vaida Tamkiene Your skin constantly suffers from air pollution and other environmental factors, and each season brings different challenges. Wintry winds and drying central heating can have an extremely harsh effect on your complexion. Now is the time to have a...
Nightclub nighmare

Nightclub nighmare

Amesbury town councillors and residents voiced mixed feelings about the proposed plan to convert the former HSBC bank building on the High Street into a weekday venue for live entertainment, theatre, cinema and live music, and a weekend cocktail bar. A representative...
Reputation, reputation, reputation…. two gone

Reputation, reputation, reputation…. two gone

By Fanny Charles Everyone in Othello starts out with a clearly-defined reputation: Othello is noble and brave, Desdemona is virtuous, Cassio is honourable, Emilia is loyal, Iago is honest. At the end, two reputations are shattered, three people are dead, one will soon...
Valentines day top tips

Valentines day top tips

For that special day in mid-February, Relate Dorset & South Wilts has compiled tips on finding time for sharing. Dates can be cheap or free. It could be a walk in the park, a bike ride or a trip to the museum. Keep it fair. Write one list each of things you’d...
Behind the cracked mirror

Behind the cracked mirror

Review by Fanny Charles AGATHA Christie dedicated her novel The Mirror Cracked to Margaret Rutherford, who brought her character Miss Marple to vivid life on the cinema screen. But what was the relationship between these two grandes dames? Did they only meet once, as...
Salisbury arts scene to become Wiltshire Creative

Salisbury arts scene to become Wiltshire Creative

From 1 February 1, Salisbury Playhouse merged with Salisbury Arts Centre and Salisbury International Arts Festival to form Wiltshire Creative: but not everyone is happy about the title. After many years of expensively promoting and marketing Salisbury as a city of...
Young people do have a vote

Young people do have a vote

Young people can vote on their phone during the youth elections involving 15 candidates from all over Wiltshire aged from 12 to 17, who are standing for the UK Youth Parliament (UKYP) elections. The election ends on February 11 and those aged 11 to 18 are eligible to...
Upgraded A303 plans go on show

Upgraded A303 plans go on show

Details of refined plans for major improvements to the A303 near Stonehenge go on show on Thursday, February 8. Highways England is developing the design for the £1.6 billion scheme. The A303 Stonehenge upgrade, including a tunnel at least 1.8 miles long, a...
Town council to honour RAF station

Town council to honour RAF station

Amesbury Town Council is holding an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday, January 17, to discuss giving the Freedom of the Town to the Boscombe Down...
Robin makes his nest in the City

Robin makes his nest in the City

The heart-warming and utterly hilarious winter production of Little Robin Red Breast has landed in Salisbury. The musical play directed by Gareth Machin is a roaring success, not only for the little ones but for parents too! The Christmas story of Robin Red Breast...
Town plan submitted

Town plan submitted

Gillingham Town Council has submitted a neighbourhood plan to North Dorset District Council. The plan sets out a wide range of planning policies that the community suggested should  be used to protect and enhance the character of Gillingham. It has been submitted to...

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