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Town’s trust makes plans

Wilton Town Co-ordinator Zoe Cupit gave a stirring speech as the guest at Wilton and District Business Chamber breakfast on June 12 at the Swan@Stoford. Zoe works with Wilton Community Land Trust,  a non-profit, community-based organisation promoting local growth and... read more

Bitter break for litter take

Teams of volunteers from independent family brewers Hall & Woodhouse’s managed public houses, including The Wheatsheaf, Woodfood, near Salisbury, took a break from serving bitter for collecting litter on Saturday. They joined the Keep Britain Tidy campaign to take... read more

Boy arrested on suspicion of exposing himself

Salisbury CID has arrested a 16-year-old male on suspicion of three counts of indecent exposure and three counts of sexual assault. The incidents, between  May 19 and June 13, allegedly occurred in Salisbury. The local male is in custody, and Salisbury CID are... read more

Winterslow Goes Wild

Winterslow will show its wild side on Saturday, June 17, from 1pm until 11pm at Winterslow Recreation Ground, SP5 1RD when the village stages its tamely-named Summer Fair. Winterslow and Firsdown join together for for the event as part of the #GreatGetTogether.... read more

Rugby star at Wishford’s Royal Oak

Rugby star Christian Wade is at the Royal Oak in Great Wishford for a family fun evening on Saturday, June 24, from 7.30pm to  help raise funds for a community defibrillator. With music and a raffle, good food and drinks, an auction which will include items from... read more

Secrets of the Cranborne Chase uncovered

History enthusiasts go with archaeologist Martin Green on a unique and fascinating journey during the Chalke Valley History Festival from June 26 to July 2. They will wander through the 18th and 19th centuries, delving into the work of the founding fathers of... read more

All steamed up

An unusual event at Salisbury museum on Tuesday, June 20, brings in a group of steam cars when The Steam Car Club of Great Britain stops at the museum for a few hours., The 13 stunning vintage and veteran cars can be investigated at close quarters, driven by members... read more

Dad’s go free on Father’s Day

Dads can travel for free on Salisbury Reds on Sunday, June 18, Father’s Day.. The bus operator will provide complimentary travel for fathers on the day if are accompanied by a child using a dayrider ticket. “We treated mums on Mother’s Day, so we feel youngsters... read more

Nuclear bunker cannabis factory trio guilty

Three men today pleaded guilty to conspiracy to produce class B drugs and abstracting electricity at a large scale cannabis factory in a secret nuclear bunker. Martin Fillery, 45, of Pedwell Hill, Ashcott, Bridgwater, Plamen Nguyen, 27, of Bartholomews Square,... read more

Events for week of 19 June 2017

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Mon 19th

Bath Society of Artists Annual Open Exhibition 2017

Saturday, 20 May @ 10:30 - Saturday, 15 July @ 17:00

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams on 17-22 July at Studio Theatre

Saturday, 17 June @ 19:30 - Saturday, 22 July @ 19:30

On Them Our Lives Depend - Community Play

Monday, 19 June @ 08:00 - 17:00
Wed 21st

Bath Society of Artists Annual Open Exhibition 2017

Saturday, 20 May @ 10:30 - Saturday, 15 July @ 17:00

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams on 17-22 July at Studio Theatre

Saturday, 17 June @ 19:30 - Saturday, 22 July @ 19:30

Farley Music Festival 2017

Tuesday, 20 June @ 19:00 - Sunday, 25 June @ 22:00
Thu 22nd

Bath Society of Artists Annual Open Exhibition 2017

Saturday, 20 May @ 10:30 - Saturday, 15 July @ 17:00

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams on 17-22 July at Studio Theatre

Saturday, 17 June @ 19:30 - Saturday, 22 July @ 19:30

Farley Music Festival 2017

Tuesday, 20 June @ 19:00 - Sunday, 25 June @ 22:00
Fri 23rd

Bath Society of Artists Annual Open Exhibition 2017

Saturday, 20 May @ 10:30 - Saturday, 15 July @ 17:00

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams on 17-22 July at Studio Theatre

Saturday, 17 June @ 19:30 - Saturday, 22 July @ 19:30

Farley Music Festival 2017

Tuesday, 20 June @ 19:00 - Sunday, 25 June @ 22:00
Sat 24th

Bath Society of Artists Annual Open Exhibition 2017

Saturday, 20 May @ 10:30 - Saturday, 15 July @ 17:00

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams on 17-22 July at Studio Theatre

Saturday, 17 June @ 19:30 - Saturday, 22 July @ 19:30

Farley Music Festival 2017

Tuesday, 20 June @ 19:00 - Sunday, 25 June @ 22:00
Sun 25th

Bath Society of Artists Annual Open Exhibition 2017

Saturday, 20 May @ 10:30 - Saturday, 15 July @ 17:00

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams on 17-22 July at Studio Theatre

Saturday, 17 June @ 19:30 - Saturday, 22 July @ 19:30

Farley Music Festival 2017

Tuesday, 20 June @ 19:00 - Sunday, 25 June @ 22:00

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Jig Saws

3 x original Wasjig 1000 piece puzzles by Falcon. Complete, vgc. Numbers 3, 5, & Destiny three. £2 each. Tel: 01980 611716.

High Chair

High Chair. VGC. Grandchildren now too old, no longer needed. £15. Tel: 01980 611716

Yamaha T-35

Yamaha T-35. Digital piano stool and pedal. Almost new. £250. 01722 410932.

Pocket spring mattress

Pocket spring mattress. 3ft. Excellent condition. Spotless. Collection only. Free. 01722 340130.

Piano stool

Adjustable height single piano stool. Wood, well built, VGC. £45.00. 07787394602

 

Tumble dryer

Vented tumble dryer. White knight tumble dryer, hardly used. £30. 01747 631096.

Dishwasher

Dishwasher. Bosch. 2 years old. Excellent condition. Selling as new house has built-in dishwasher. £95. 01794 884979.

Trailer

Little used Wessex UBGT 53, 5′ x 3′ unbraked 14″ sides. Price: £275. 01722 790508

Jobs For You

Holiday Lodge Change-over

Help needed with holiday lodge change over days. Cleaning, bed linen etc.. On average 6 hours a week. Based in Teffont. Please call Mary on 07799 768887 for more details. Salary: £10/hour Name: Mary Corrie Email: mary@corrie-deane.com Tel: 07799... read more

Stores Assistant

LWS Irrigation Ltd require a stores assistant to work with their small, friendly team in Dinton. No experience necessary, training will be given. Hours – Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm. Please send CV by email. Salary: Negotiable Name: Mick Regan Email:... read more

Full-time Garden and Landscape staff

JCB Garden/Landscape require additional staff to join a friendly team to maintain quality gardens in the South. The applicants will hold a full, clean driving licence. Duties will include total grounds maintenance to include grass cutting (tractor and pedestrian),... read more

Part Time Rural Assistant Postmaster

The award-winning Chalke Valley Community Hub in Broad Chalke which includes a village shop, sub post office, coffee shop and meeting room, is looking for a part-time assistant to run the post office counter on Friday mornings from 9am to 1pm, with a view to taking... read more

Experienced Beauty Therapist

Beauty Matters ( in Warminster ) are looking for an experienced therapist to join our friendly team. If you’re looking for a new challenge in 2017 then please get in touch. Salary: Dependant on experience Email: kirstylgilmour@hotmail.com. Tel: 01985846373... read more

Part Time Early Years Practitioner

Minimum level 3 with at least 2 years’ experience working in nursery setting.  Must be confident in planning and implementing  the curriculum for 2 – 4 year olds.  Term time only. Dinton Pre-school SP3 5RR. Contact Alison at... read more

Valley Features

Everything from Business to Sport and Food & Drink to Health & Beauty

New campus traffic warning

No objection was raised by Warminster Town council members to plans for a new hotel resort, water park, business conference facility and an immersive animal experience at Longleat. But members warned Wiltshire Council of ‘the potential for serious traffic congestion... read more

Fresh and very stylish Toyota

Pictures and words copyright Dominic Parkes ‘Inspired by the multifaceted precision of a diamond with a sculptured look and powerfully expressive lines’ reads the hyperbole in the sales brochure. For a moment, I thought I was reading one of those stuttering, confused... read more

Salisbury duo bring Salisbury Plain to centre stage

By Will Bradley Echo’s End, set on Salisbury Plain in 1915 and written by local playwright Barney Norris, runs in Salisbury Playhouse main theatre from March 29 to April 15. Barney and director Alice Hamilton grew up in Salisbury and met through Salisbury Playhouse’s... read more

Community radio on air for the city

By Will Bradley A radio revolution in Salisbury comes with the launch of a new community station based in the heart of the city, now broadcasting live in the surrounding area. Sarum Radio was launched on February 5 and is based in the Old Fire Station Enterprise... read more

Bell Inn rings in the changes

By Will Bradley South Newton’s Bell Inn has rung in the changes and been completely refurbished. New owners David and Nicky are welcoming back visitors to the 300-year-old rural pub on the A36 not far from Wilton. The couple took over the premises in July last year... read more

More floor space for extended stock

By David Parker Brexit may be bothering some businesses, but one local specialist retailer is doing so well, its display space and stock range has been expanded to cope with growing demand. A mezzanine floor has been added to the existing upstairs area of Nadder... read more

Equipment and styling refreshed

By Dominic Parkes If you live up a rutted country lane and occasionally need the traction of a four-wheel drive but don’t wish to face the opprobrium of owning a Chelsea Tractor, maybe the Peugeot 2008 is for you. The recent facelift of the Peugeot 2008 is just that.... read more

A lot can change in nine months

By Dominic Parkes Such was my eagerness to review another Kia product I forgot it had only been about nine months since I’d previously caressed a Kia steering wheel. A lot can change in nine months, as we all know. But not here. Another chance to witness the enormous... read more

New Den for Molly in Salisbury

Troves of vintage and antique treasures are now in Salisbury at a new Molly’s Den and a Mini Molly’s Den and toasted café open in Winchester. Full to the brim with furniture, clothing, accessories, collectables, homeware and much more, there is something for everyone... read more
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