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Body of missing man is found

Police have confirmed the body of a man located in woodland in the Yarnbrook area on June 23 has been formally identified as Michael Poulton, aged 60, from the Wilton area. He was reported missing on Saturday evening and a public appeal was issued to help police...

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Computer addict aged 71 found dead

The body of a ‘one legged’ pensioner ‘addicted’ to his computer was found very badly decomposed in his home. An inquest in Salisbury, Wiltshire, was told Edwin Brooks, aged 71, was found in a very badly decomposed state in his home on June 5. He had to be identified...

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South Wilts miss out on top spot

By Roy Honeybone South Wilts having had two games cancelled because of the weather found themselves playing ‘catch-up’ if they were to regain leadership of the Southern Premier Cricket league. Sadly, things didn’t go according to plan. Having lost the toss and been...

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Unitary by-elections test Tory faithful

Residents in the electoral divisions of Westbury North and Trowbridge Drynham get the chance to test Tory popularity when two Wiltshire Council unitary by-elections are held in July. The by-election for Trowbridge Drynham is on July 4, and in Westbury North on July...

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Murder investigation after A303 collision

Police launched a murder investigation aftera collision on the A303 on Friday afternoon, July 21. A car collided with a man on the A303 Eastbound near Solstice Park at about 4.50pm and the vehicle involved failed to stop. The injured man, aged 63, was taken to...

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Pupils meet police dogs

More than 20 pupils from Morgan's Vale and Woodfalls Church of England Primary School went to Police HQ in Devizes on June 12 to meet some police dogs and Wiltshire’s retiring Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson. Last year, when studying heroes, a pupil...

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Don’t be measly about measles vaccinations

Public Health England (PHE) South West and travel agencies are urging holidaymakers and other travellers to check they’re up-to-date with MMR vaccination before summer travel, as outbreaks of measles continue across Europe. Measles is a highly infectious viral...

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Three arrested at burglary in progress

Three arrests, made on suspicion of burglary in the early hours of this morning, June 21, followed reports of a burglary in Bulford. Officers responded to the call about a burglary in progress in Telegraph Hill, Bulford just before 4am. On arrival, officers located a...

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Four arrested at Stonehenge

More than 10,000 gathered to mark the summer solstice but four were arrested at Stonehenge last night celebrating the Summer Solstice. Another arrest was made at Avebury, but overall the event passed peacefully, the police report. Superintendent Dave Minty said: “We...

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Four suspected drug dealers arrested

Four suspected drug dealers were arrested at an address in Salisbury today, June 20. Police were called to a property off Queen Alexandra Road at about 10.50am after concerns were voiced that the occupant was being ‘cuckooed’ (drug dealers taking over the home of a...

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Body of missing man is found

Police have confirmed the body of a man located in woodland in the Yarnbrook area on June 23 has been formally identified as Michael Poulton, aged 60, from the Wilton area. He was reported missing on Saturday evening and a public appeal was issued to help police...

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Computer addict aged 71 found dead

The body of a ‘one legged’ pensioner ‘addicted’ to his computer was found very badly decomposed in his home. An inquest in Salisbury, Wiltshire, was told Edwin Brooks, aged 71, was found in a very badly decomposed state in his home on June 5. He had to be identified...

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South Wilts miss out on top spot

By Roy Honeybone South Wilts having had two games cancelled because of the weather found themselves playing ‘catch-up’ if they were to regain leadership of the Southern Premier Cricket league. Sadly, things didn’t go according to plan. Having lost the toss and been...

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Unitary by-elections test Tory faithful

Residents in the electoral divisions of Westbury North and Trowbridge Drynham get the chance to test Tory popularity when two Wiltshire Council unitary by-elections are held in July. The by-election for Trowbridge Drynham is on July 4, and in Westbury North on July...

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Murder investigation after A303 collision

Police launched a murder investigation aftera collision on the A303 on Friday afternoon, July 21. A car collided with a man on the A303 Eastbound near Solstice Park at about 4.50pm and the vehicle involved failed to stop. The injured man, aged 63, was taken to...

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Raleigh ‘Volatile’. 19in Frame, Shimano 18 gears, luggage rack and bungee, owner’s manual, security lock. VGC. £50 ono. Call 01722 331983

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Exercise bike,Zaap magnetic cross bike, new and unused. Full instructions, foldable, genuine reason for sale. £80 ono
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Jobs For You

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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Electrical Pump Engineer

MJ Abbott Ltd requires an Electrical Pump Engineer based at our Head Office in Dinton but must be prepared to travel if required. Hands on & experienced with pumps & motor & basic control panels. Ideally qualified to IEE 17th Edition, experienced &...

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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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Electrical Pump Engineer

MJ Abbott Ltd requires an Electrical Pump Engineer based at our Head Office in Dinton but must be prepared to travel if required. Hands on & experienced with pumps & motor & basic control panels. Ideally qualified to IEE 17th Edition, experienced &...

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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...

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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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A real experience

They don’t just look like Bon Jovi but they recreate them with heart stopping accuracy. We attended The Bon Jovi Experience concert in Salisbury City Hall on June 14, and it was a performance that could not leave anybody...

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Watch: Play to learn is the motto

By Viktor Berg The Garden Montessori is the only nursery using the Montessori method of education in North Dorset. The method uses the key words: “follow the child.” With a range of self-educating and...

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Family day raises more than £14k

This year’s Fabulous Family Fun Day at Salisbury Rugby Club on Saturday, May 11 was again a major success as it raised more than £14,000 for Salisbury Hospice. The sixth annual event had live bands on stage, a 16-team...

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