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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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Care home hosts annual Summer Fayre

Friends, families and the local community are invite to the annual Summer Fete on Saturday, July 20, from 2pm to 4pm, at St Martins Grange care home, Fern Brook Lane, Off Shaftesbury Road, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4QD. Visitors can browse a range of stalls and try...

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First Military Child Wellbeing Course

Kiwi Primary School, Bulford,  is the first in the UK to try a new Military Child Wellbeing Course, launched by military children’s charity, Little Troopers. The course was created by experts, including a cognitive behavioural therapy specialist, creative arts...

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Call to cakemakers

Homemade cakes are an important part of the food range sold in the Coffee Shop at Chalke Valley Stores and they are currently short of suppliers. Anyone able to provide three or four cakes a week would be warmly welcomed. The shop is open weekdays, 8.30am to 6pm (4pm...

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UTC to close next year

South Wiltshire UTC is to close in August next year because of continued low demand for student places making it no longer financially viable, according to a Board of Governors statement and the Department for Education. The  focus now is on ensuring the students...

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National firearms surrender starts

Unwanted guns can be handed in to police during a two-week surrender of firearms and ammunition, starting on Saturday, July 20. According to Police, many firearms are held in innocence and ignorance of their illegality or are overlooked and forgotten in people’s...

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Sports for youngsters planned

July and August has a great range of multi-sport sessions through the summer holidays. Community Activity Leaders are running free multi-sport sessions at three locations in Salisbury; Bishopdown Sports Field, Harnham Recreation Ground and Bemerton Heath Green from...

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Jam-packed musical show

Award winning Mikron Theatre Company returns with All Hands On Deck at St Mary's Church Hall, Fordingbridge on Sunday, August 4 at 2pm. Mikron's latest theatrical offering is one of two plays touring for the 2019 season. Set in World War Two, the show navigates a love...

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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.”

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

Care home hosts annual Summer Fayre

Friends, families and the local community are invite to the annual Summer Fete on Saturday, July 20, from 2pm to 4pm, at St Martins Grange care home, Fern Brook Lane, Off Shaftesbury Road, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4QD. Visitors can browse a range of stalls and try...

read more

First Military Child Wellbeing Course

Kiwi Primary School, Bulford,  is the first in the UK to try a new Military Child Wellbeing Course, launched by military children’s charity, Little Troopers. The course was created by experts, including a cognitive behavioural therapy specialist, creative arts...

read more

Events for week of 15 July 2019

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Mon 15th

Memory Box

Monday, 15 July @ 14:00 - 15:30
Tue 16th
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Wed 17th

Wednesday Winter Warmers

Wednesday, 17 July @ 13:15 - 14:30

Time of the Month: South West

Wednesday, 17 July @ 18:00 - 22:00
Thu 18th

Larmer Tree Festival 18 – 21

Thursday, 18 July @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 July @ 17:00

Cricket at Harnham Recreational Ground

Thursday, 18 July @ 18:30 - 19:30
Fri 19th

Larmer Tree Festival 18 – 21

Thursday, 18 July @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 July @ 17:00

I Remember it Will – Gillingham Arts workshop

Friday, 19 July @ 17:30 - 19:30

Events for week of 15 July 2019

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Memory Box

Monday, 15 July @ 14:00 - 15:30
Tue 16th
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Wed 17th
Thu 18th

Larmer Tree Festival 18 – 21

Thursday, 18 July @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 July @ 17:00
Fri 19th

Larmer Tree Festival 18 – 21

Thursday, 18 July @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 July @ 17:00
Sat 20th

Larmer Tree Festival 18 – 21

Thursday, 18 July @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 July @ 17:00
Sun 21st

Larmer Tree Festival 18 – 21

Thursday, 18 July @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 July @ 17:00

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Brass candle holder

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Jewellery case,portable

Cream colour portable jewellery case. 3 lined draws. 18cm. high x 8cm. dia. £7. Tel. Roy on 01722239872

Furniture

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

Brass candle holder

20cm. tall swinging single brass candle holder. £7. Tel. Roy on 01722239872

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...

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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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