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Heath ‘would not have been arrested’

Today's conviction (July 22) of Carl Beech, 51, from Gloucester, found guilty of 12 counts of perverting the course of justice and one of fraud would not have any material effect on Conifer or the actions taken during the investigation, said Angus Macpherson, PCC for...

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CCTV appeal: theft of wallet

Officers investigating the theft of a wallet at a supermarket in Gillingham have issued CCTV images of a suspect. The incident occurred at about 11.50am on Friday, June 14 at the Waitrose store at Chantry Fields in Gillingham. It is believed two men watched the...

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Sports club fire: CCTV appeal

Police have released a CCTV image of two people in connection with a fire at a sports club in Salisbury. The fire at Harnham Sports and Social Club, in Parsonage Green, broke out at about 2pm on Saturday, May 18. Investigators from Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue...

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Garden centre crowdfunds for cafe

Old Sarum Garden Centre has launched a crowdfunding campaign to develop a training kitchen and café. The centre, run by Salisbury-based charity Alabaré, would provide meaningful activity opportunities for those with autism and learning disabilities. The £6,000 target...

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Coffee morning raises £1,500

A 105-year-old Salisbury volunteer who has been raising money for NSPCC, the children’s charity, for more 50 years, raked in £1,500 by hosting a garden party. Anne Baker (pictured above with her five children), supported by friends, family and NSPCC volunteers from...

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Seventeen-year-old arrested after crashing vehicle

A 17-year-old from Hampshire was arrested in Salisbury yesterday, July 18, after a vehicle failed to stop for police on the A30. At about 1.35pm, officers attempted to stop a Land Rover Discovery just outside the city. The driver failed to stop and drove on through...

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All park and no ride

A Wiltshire council spokesperson has confirmed that the travellers who parked on the Wilton park and ride site yesterday, July 18, have moved on ahead of an enforcement notice served on them to vacate the site by next Tuesday.

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Arrest follows reports of suspicious activity

An 18-year-old man was arrested this morning, July 19, after a report of a suspected burglary in progress. At about 3.15am, Police received a number of calls reporting suspicious activity in the Bouverie Avenue area of Salisbury. A man was seen acting suspiciously...

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All park and no ride

A large group of travellers descended on the Wilton Park and Ride site this morning, July 18, allegedly en route to Southampton. Wiltshire council enforcement officer Steve McDonald said there was no problem adding “All is under control.”

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Shaftesbury Estate Agent wins award

Shaftesbury estate agents Boatwrights have been shortlisted for a number of national  awards to be announced later this year. The British Property Awards provide UK agents with an opportunity to compare the service they provide with the local, regional and national...

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Wright: crossing point isn’t ‘right’

Durrington and Larkhill councillor Graham Wright has raised growing concerns about pedestrian road safety. He wants the army re-basing programme to be suspended until a road crossing is improved near Stonehenge Roundabout. “Army re-basing is starting to create...

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Heath ‘would not have been arrested’

Today's conviction (July 22) of Carl Beech, 51, from Gloucester, found guilty of 12 counts of perverting the course of justice and one of fraud would not have any material effect on Conifer or the actions taken during the investigation, said Angus Macpherson, PCC for...

read more

CCTV appeal: theft of wallet

Officers investigating the theft of a wallet at a supermarket in Gillingham have issued CCTV images of a suspect. The incident occurred at about 11.50am on Friday, June 14 at the Waitrose store at Chantry Fields in Gillingham. It is believed two men watched the...

read more

Sports club fire: CCTV appeal

Police have released a CCTV image of two people in connection with a fire at a sports club in Salisbury. The fire at Harnham Sports and Social Club, in Parsonage Green, broke out at about 2pm on Saturday, May 18. Investigators from Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue...

read more

Garden centre crowdfunds for cafe

Old Sarum Garden Centre has launched a crowdfunding campaign to develop a training kitchen and café. The centre, run by Salisbury-based charity Alabaré, would provide meaningful activity opportunities for those with autism and learning disabilities. The £6,000 target...

read more

Coffee morning raises £1,500

A 105-year-old Salisbury volunteer who has been raising money for NSPCC, the children’s charity, for more 50 years, raked in £1,500 by hosting a garden party. Anne Baker (pictured above with her five children), supported by friends, family and NSPCC volunteers from...

read more

Seventeen-year-old arrested after crashing vehicle

A 17-year-old from Hampshire was arrested in Salisbury yesterday, July 18, after a vehicle failed to stop for police on the A30. At about 1.35pm, officers attempted to stop a Land Rover Discovery just outside the city. The driver failed to stop and drove on through...

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Saturday, 27 July @ 07:30 - 22:30
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For sale

new aluminium framed garden parasol ,new /unused unwanted gift. Buyer collects, £20. Tel. no. 01722 501208

ALTO SAXOPHONE

Alto Saxophone JP141 Blues with case & stand. £125.00 o.n.o. Telephone: 01747 840473 evenings

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Sofa, two-seater, blue fine cord, length 164cm, depth 88cm, height 86cm. Very comfortable, very good condition. £20. tel. 01722 333828

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Ercol Windsor chair in dark wood. £70 or offer. Tel Korper 01722 741634

For sale

new aluminium framed garden parasol ,new /unused unwanted gift. Buyer collects, £20. Tel. no. 01722 501208

ALTO SAXOPHONE

Alto Saxophone JP141 Blues with case & stand.
£125.00 o.n.o.
Telephone: 01747 840473 evenings

FOR SALE

Sofa, two-seater, blue fine cord, length 164cm, depth 88cm, height 86cm. Very comfortable, very good condition. £20. tel. 01722 333828

Jobs For You

Social Media volunteers – National Gardening Scheme

Social Media volunteers – Wiltshire We need a social media volunteer or volunteers to help us publicise the mainly private gardens that open to the public in Wiltshire to raise funds for the marvellous charities we support. What we’re after: People familiar with using...

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Cleaners Required-Various Sites & Hours

Cleaners with an attention to detail required across the Salisbury area for multiple commercial sites. Various hours on offer, mornings, afternoons and evenings. Duties to include but not limited to; Dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, Washrooms, Kitchens etc....

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Experienced Head Chef

Head chef required at lovely country pub 3 miles outside of Salisbury in the village of Nunton. This is a great career opportunity working within a fun and friendly team. This is a full time permanent position. Hours are Wednesday to Saturday split shifts and all day...

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Full time factory operator

Salisbury Investment Castings Ltd, Dinton Full time factory operator required to join the small team of girls in our wax department. Please contact mark@casting.uk.com Alternatively, phone 01722 716151 to arrange an interview. www.casting.uk.com

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Social Media volunteers – National Gardening Scheme

Social Media volunteers – Wiltshire We need a social media volunteer or volunteers to help us publicise the mainly private gardens that open to the public in Wiltshire to raise funds for the marvellous charities we support. What we’re after: People familiar with using...

read more

Cleaners Required-Various Sites & Hours

Cleaners with an attention to detail required across the Salisbury area for multiple commercial sites. Various hours on offer, mornings, afternoons and evenings. Duties to include but not limited to; Dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, Washrooms, Kitchens etc....

read more

Experienced Head Chef

Head chef required at lovely country pub 3 miles outside of Salisbury in the village of Nunton. This is a great career opportunity working within a fun and friendly team. This is a full time permanent position. Hours are Wednesday to Saturday split shifts and all day...

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Full time factory operator

Salisbury Investment Castings Ltd, Dinton Full time factory operator required to join the small team of girls in our wax department. Please contact mark@casting.uk.com Alternatively, phone 01722 716151 to arrange an interview. www.casting.uk.com

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Valley Features

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

Seeing is believing

By Ed Esdon  Invisible architecture sounds ridiculous, but in fact it is far from it, and it one of the hottest trends for this year. The purpose of invisible architecture is to make a structure disappear into its surroundings, or rather to mirror the environment...

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“Get knitting” says Ingrid

By Katrina ffiske Ingrid Walker has a passion for creativity, art and design. At the moment, she is channeling this creative energy into knitting beautiful bespoke knitwear and accessories using high quality British wool and cotton. Ingrid’s Gallery Boutique is in the...

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Road ride aids air ambulance

Each year, Salisbury Motorcycle & Light Car Club hosts various events to raise funds for a chosen charity. Last year, members’ and friends’ ride outs cashed in about £1,500 for Salisbury Women’s Refuge. This time, the events will raise funds for Wiltshire Air...

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Shoe shop specialist steps out

By Katrina ffiske It is a sad time for Wilton. Martin Coombes has decided to step down and retire, ending 104 years of shoes being sold in the town.  Many families have bought their footwear at a Coombes shop for more than a century. The story of the Coombes shop goes...

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Seeing is believing

By Ed Esdon  Invisible architecture sounds ridiculous, but in fact it is far from it, and it one of the hottest trends for this year. The purpose of invisible architecture is to make a structure disappear into its surroundings, or rather to mirror the environment...

read more

“Get knitting” says Ingrid

By Katrina ffiske Ingrid Walker has a passion for creativity, art and design. At the moment, she is channeling this creative energy into knitting beautiful bespoke knitwear and accessories using high quality British wool and cotton. Ingrid’s Gallery Boutique is in the...

read more

Road ride aids air ambulance

Each year, Salisbury Motorcycle & Light Car Club hosts various events to raise funds for a chosen charity. Last year, members’ and friends’ ride outs cashed in about £1,500 for Salisbury Women’s Refuge. This time, the events will raise funds for Wiltshire Air...

read more

Watch: Pupils’ project is aspiring

Pupils at Wilton CE Primary School spent a week being inspired. "What a great week we have had! A massive thank you to all parents who came in and talked to the children about their job or aspiration....

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WATCH; Cannabis plants seized

Cannabis plants with an estimated street value of £10,000 were seized from an address in Salisbury yesterday, July 3. Police Community Tasking Team officers went to an address in Juniper Drive yesterday...

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