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Amesbury graffiti witnesses appeal

Police are calling for witnesses after vandals daubed graffiti round an Amesbury skatepark. Various slogans and abusive language were spray painted onto the concrete bowls of the facility on the Kingsgate estate, between May 17 and 20. PCSO Mark Douse, from Wiltshire...

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MP opposes council’s school closure plan

South West Wilts MP Dr Andrew Murrison will back “all the way” the campaign to prevent special schools being closed and  replaced with a ‘mega school’ near Devizes. In a statement, he said “I welcome the new money Wiltshire Council will spend on special needs...

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Speeding driver caught

Christian John Godwin, 23, of Ivy Close, Gillingham, was sentenced at Salisbury Crown Court on May 17. He received an eight-month prison sentence suspended for 12 months. He was disqualified from driving for three years after pleading guilty to dangerous driving in...

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Cheese awards at Bath & West Show

The British Cheese Awards 2019 are at the Royal Bath & West Show, Shepton Mallet, Somerset on Wednesday, May 29. The awards celebrate their 26th birthday at the  new location in Exmoor Hall, opposite the Main Ring. It has a dedicated area where cheesemakers sell...

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Saturday League merge with Andover

It is challenging times in grassroots football. After 127 seasons, Salisbury & District Football League has decided not to run the Saturday League in its current format next season. Instead, the league has joined Andover Saturday League in the hope that Saturday...

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Post office problem

Irregular opening times at Wilton Post Office have caused tempers to flare in recent days. In response to an enquiry by Valley News, a Post Office spokesperson said: “There are currently some staffing issues at Wilton Post Office, which has unfortunately meant the...

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Protests mount over post office opening hours

Wilton's post office is not open during normal hours due to alleged staff shortages. As the town no longer has a bank, protests are mounting about the irregular hours of opening. Staff in the Co-op store are getting abuse from frustrated post office customers although...

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Future strategies for expansion outlined

For May’s High Growth Collective event at Bird and Carter on May 16,  expert speakers gave an insight to achieving a successful expanding business by harnessing the power of Instagram, re-inventing a brand, and turning your sales strategy on its head. Tim Varney,...

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Man on bail after assault

A man arrested for a serious assault in Salisbury has been released on conditional bail while police enquiries continue. The 37-year-old was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent shortly after the incident in Catherine Street on Monday...

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New mayor for town

New Mayor for Warminster is Cllr Paul Macfarlane and Cllr Chris Robbins is his deputy. Cllr Macfarlane said: ‘It is an honour to be representing the town again in the coming year.’ He was Mayor in the year 2016-2017, and he has lived in the town since he was four. He...

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Princess Royal to visit Gurkhas

Soldiers from 3rd (UK) Division Signal Regiment mark the reformation of 249 (Gurkha) Signal Squadron with a celebratory parade at Picton Barracks in the presence of her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Corps of Signals on Wednesday, May...

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Amesbury graffiti witnesses appeal

Police are calling for witnesses after vandals daubed graffiti round an Amesbury skatepark. Various slogans and abusive language were spray painted onto the concrete bowls of the facility on the Kingsgate estate, between May 17 and 20. PCSO Mark Douse, from Wiltshire...

read more

MP opposes council’s school closure plan

South West Wilts MP Dr Andrew Murrison will back “all the way” the campaign to prevent special schools being closed and  replaced with a ‘mega school’ near Devizes. In a statement, he said “I welcome the new money Wiltshire Council will spend on special needs...

read more

Speeding driver caught

Christian John Godwin, 23, of Ivy Close, Gillingham, was sentenced at Salisbury Crown Court on May 17. He received an eight-month prison sentence suspended for 12 months. He was disqualified from driving for three years after pleading guilty to dangerous driving in...

read more

Cheese awards at Bath & West Show

The British Cheese Awards 2019 are at the Royal Bath & West Show, Shepton Mallet, Somerset on Wednesday, May 29. The awards celebrate their 26th birthday at the  new location in Exmoor Hall, opposite the Main Ring. It has a dedicated area where cheesemakers sell...

read more

Saturday League merge with Andover

It is challenging times in grassroots football. After 127 seasons, Salisbury & District Football League has decided not to run the Saturday League in its current format next season. Instead, the league has joined Andover Saturday League in the hope that Saturday...

read more

Post office problem

Irregular opening times at Wilton Post Office have caused tempers to flare in recent days. In response to an enquiry by Valley News, a Post Office spokesperson said: “There are currently some staffing issues at Wilton Post Office, which has unfortunately meant the...

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Events for week of 20 May 2019

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British Newspaper archive at Salisbury Library

Tuesday, 21 May @ 14:00 - 15:00

Pint of Science Festival

Tuesday, 21 May @ 19:00 - 21:30
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Salisbury Live @TheFarm

Sunday, 26 May @ 15:00 - 22:00

Community 6 a side football leagues

Sunday, 26 May @ 19:00 - 21:00

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Pelham stringed puppet SS Dutch Girl

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Pelham stringed puppet SS Dutch Girl

As new condition. Original box with tissue & instructions. Original strings, joints in perfect order. Red hat, blue checked skirt. £30 Tel 01980610790

PETROL GENERATOR

German ML8500W – new model 2018, unused and still in box £300.00 – call 01202 820964

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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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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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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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The new electric LEAF is stunning

THE TWO new versions of the LEAF electric car offer improved infotainment, with the e+ Limited Edition providing a boost in power and extended range. Both feature an 8-ins touchscreen infotainment system, the e-pedal function with regenerative braking and the ProPILOT...

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Best mates sail the seven seas

By Viktor Berg Gillingham resident Tom Dymond-Andrews met James Haggett in Year7 at Sexeys School, Bruton. Now the two 27-year-olds have sailed the Atlantic, crossed the Pacific and currently are navigating the Indian Ocean on their way to the infamous Red Sea. Since...

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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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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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