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Search for Amesbury man renewed

Police have renewed the appeal for help to locate a man in connection with a number of offences. William George Thomas Smith, 36, last known address Boscombe Down Road, Amesbury, failed to appear at court on September 15. Police want to speak to him about several...

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Could you be a firefighter?

A ‘have a go’ event at Salisbury fire station this Sunday, October 22, is aimed at  encouraging women and other under-represented members of the community to try becoming a firefighter. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is running six events from 10am to...

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The Dream Factory

‘The Dream Factory’ at Salisbury Arts Centre on Wednesday, October 25, follows the magical story of a young girl who has lost her ability to dream. Children aged four to nine are invited to join this puppet theatre adventure to find out where dreams are made, what...

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How can anti-social behaviour be cut in Salisbury?

Salisbury area residents’ views are wanted on a revised proposed plan to reduce anti-social behaviour. Wiltshire Council, working with Wiltshire Police and Salisbury City Council, seeks Public Spaces Protection Order in Salisbury to help deal with some anti-social...

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Man dies in road crash

Wiltshire Police urgently want to speak to witnesses after a serious road traffic accident on the A360 near Tilshead at 7am, Monday, October 16, resulted in a 37-year-old man from Sussex being killed at the scene. A 55-year-old man from the Bradford-on-Avon area was...

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Uninsured drivers targeted

Uninsured drivers are in the sights of Wiltshire Police this week, from Monday, October 16, to Sunday, October 22. Operation Drive Insured, co-ordinated through the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) and the National Road Policing Intelligence Forum (NRPIF), is a national...

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Man gets 12 years for child sex offences

Peter Daniels, aged 69, from Eyres Drive, Alderbury, who carried out 12 sex offences on two young girls, has sent to prison for 12 years. He sexually assaulted the two victims, aged 10 and 11 at the time of the offences, between July 2016 and July 2017. He was...

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This weekend’s top events

This weekend’s events   Saturday Love that baby! show Love that baby! is a new birth and pregnancy show at Salisbury’s Guildhall. New and expecting parents can attend and meet 25 of the top pregnancy, birth and baby-related businesses showcasing products which...

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Snuff out candle fire risk

More than 40% of all candle fires attended by fire and rescue services result in death or injury. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) urges extra care this during Candle Fire Safety Week (October 16 to 22. In winter, a few candles round the room...

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Do you recognise these suspects?

Police want to speak to two people about the alleged theft of meat from the BP Garage in Downton Road, Salisbury at about 9.20pm on September 9. A man and woman entered the store, selected about £100 worth of meat and left the store without making any attempt to pay...

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Did you see tyres slashed?

Police want information after incidents of criminal damage to motor vehicles  on Tournament Road, Salisbury, between 11am on September 28 and 8am on Friday September 29. All four tyres on a silver Ford Transit van and a silver Citroen Xsara Picasso were deliberately...

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Martin Luther study day

To mark the 500th anniversary of that Martin Luther’s rebellion, when he pinned his 95 theses or complaints against the Church on the door of the castle chapel in Wittenberg, Salisbury Cathedral is hosting a study day looking at the impact and repercussions in Britain...

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Care home manager’s tragic death

The manager of a Salisbury care home for young adults has died on October 4 at Salisbury District Hospital. David Ferris was dedicated to helping young people with autism and in 2014 won a local hero award. He was also managing director of a fitness centre. A...

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Fire station open night starts Carnival

Warminster residents can look around their fire station and meet their local firefighters on an open night, Monday, October 23 – from 7pm. The invite is a long-standing tradition as part of Carnival Week, and usually attracts more than 100 visitors. Watch Manager...

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Police want the public’s help to locate a missing man

Shaun Foskett, aged 27, from Pembroke Road, Salisbury, has not been seen since yesterday, Monday, lunch time and we have concerns about his welfare. Shaun is described as white, approximately 6ft 2ins tall, with short light blonde hair, last seen wearing a dark grey...

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Town council wants public views on its budget

Shaftesbury Town Council wants public input on its strategic plan, and suggestions on how it spends its budget. At  meetings every Tuesday evening throughout October, the committees discuss their budgets, but public comments will be considered. The council prides...

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Dog-gone ‘disgusting’

A councillor is barking mad and fizzing after colleagues banned his pet dog Tizer from council meetings. Furious David Downie was given no explanation why Tizer must not attend meetings of Ludgershall Town Council, possibly because another councillor had an ‘allergy’...

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Events for week of 16 October 2017

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Mon 16th

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

Charter Fair Salisbury

Sunday, 15 October - Wednesday, 18 October
Tue 17th

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

Charter Fair Salisbury

Sunday, 15 October - Wednesday, 18 October
Wed 18th

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

Charter Fair Salisbury

Sunday, 15 October - Wednesday, 18 October
Thu 19th

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

GameTale Showcase

Tuesday, 17 October @ 12:00 - Friday, 20 October @ 18:00
Fri 20th

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

GameTale Showcase

Tuesday, 17 October @ 12:00 - Friday, 20 October @ 18:00
Sat 21st

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

Book Sale at Warminster Library

Thursday, 19 October @ 10:00 - Saturday, 28 October @ 17:00
Sun 22nd

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00

Book Sale at Warminster Library

Thursday, 19 October @ 10:00 - Saturday, 28 October @ 17:00

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Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00
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Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00
Thu 19th

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00
Fri 20th

Writing for Stage

Wednesday, 20 September @ 07:00 - Wednesday, 29 November @ 21:00
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Valley Features

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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...

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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...

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Visit Tisbury 2017

Recently on a Times list of the top 10 best places to live in the UK, Tisbury is home to a number of brilliant services and shops, many of which feature in our 2017 Visit Tisbury Feature. In March 2017, Tisbury featured in a Sunday Times list as one of the UK’s best...

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Focus on Education 2017

Find the dates of local schools’ open days, latest news stories and personalised editorials in the September edition of Valley News. Click here to read or download the full four-page education feature Featured: Chafyn Grove School(Pictured above) Moyles Court School...

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