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Community pitches in

Several volunteers helped Warminster Rugby Club with some essential work at the weekend to prepare for the coming season. Community members cleared out storage areas, cut hedges, trimmed grass, and more. All the hard work and filling a skip of rubbish was rewarded...

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Business is business for Brie

Shaftesbury Town Council’s business manager Mrs Brie Logan has been awarded a Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA). Mayor of Shaftesbury Cllr Tim Cook said: “We congratulate Brie on achieving this qualification in her own time while also fulfilling her...

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English garden summer party

Young and old had fun together with staff, residents, relatives and members of the local community at a Summer party in the gardens of Milford House Care Home care home, Salisbury, on Sunday, June 23. They shared  cream teas, live music from Dolly and the Dactyles,...

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Car stolen in Shaftesbury

Police investigating a car theft from Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses. At about 4pm on Wednesday, June19 a Peugeot 206, registration LG56 CNY, was stolen from Westminster Memorial Hospital on Abbey Walk. Inspector Simon Perry, of North Dorset police, said: “We...

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SWR given £1 million to boost cycle facilities

A £1 million grant will boost cycle facilities on the South Western Railway (SWR) network which includes improvements at Salisbury and Gillingham stations. SWR is committed to improving cycle-rail connectivity and the £1 million will be invested in new...

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Midsummer Music celebrates Moon Landings

Two unique Midsummer Music concerts were staged by Cherubim Music Trust last weekend at Compton Marbling Courtyard, Fonthill Gifford. On Saturday, a celebration of 50 years of space exploration by Quartet Menine, 'Over the Moon’, included students of the Royal Academy...

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World of Work is a taster of police working life

Young work-starters in Swindon, Salisbury and Melksham - Key Stage 4 students can join a week of activities to give them a taste of what it's like to work in the police service. Students will find there is more to keeping communities safe than wearing a uniform and...

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Man charged for A303

A man has been charged with murder after an incident on the A303 near Amesbury last week. Tarkan Agca, aged 23, of Crusader Way, Watford, was charged with murder and remanded in custody to appear at Swindon Magistrates Court this morning, June 26. The charge relates...

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Witness appeal after road crash near Salisbury

Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision on the A345 near Salisbury last weekend in which four people were injured. The crash, between a red Ford Eco Sport and a silver Vauxhall Vivaro van, between the Beehive Park and Ride and Old Sarum was at...

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Flying the flag

The Armed Forces Day flag was raised at Westdown camp on June 24 by Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc). The annual event involves civilians and Armed Forces personnel in the UK to mark the beginning of Armed Forces Week. This year, Landmarc confirm its commitment by...

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Six months for assaulting officer

Jamie Jones, 30, of Carmelite Way, Salisbury, appeared at Winchester Crown Court yesterday, June 24 for assaulting a police officer during an incident in Salisbury city centre. He was sentenced to six months imprisonment. On September 16 last year, officers were...

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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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Community pitches in

Several volunteers helped Warminster Rugby Club with some essential work at the weekend to prepare for the coming season. Community members cleared out storage areas, cut hedges, trimmed grass, and more. All the hard work and filling a skip of rubbish was rewarded...

read more

Business is business for Brie

Shaftesbury Town Council’s business manager Mrs Brie Logan has been awarded a Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA). Mayor of Shaftesbury Cllr Tim Cook said: “We congratulate Brie on achieving this qualification in her own time while also fulfilling her...

read more

English garden summer party

Young and old had fun together with staff, residents, relatives and members of the local community at a Summer party in the gardens of Milford House Care Home care home, Salisbury, on Sunday, June 23. They shared  cream teas, live music from Dolly and the Dactyles,...

read more

Car stolen in Shaftesbury

Police investigating a car theft from Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses. At about 4pm on Wednesday, June19 a Peugeot 206, registration LG56 CNY, was stolen from Westminster Memorial Hospital on Abbey Walk. Inspector Simon Perry, of North Dorset police, said: “We...

read more

SWR given £1 million to boost cycle facilities

A £1 million grant will boost cycle facilities on the South Western Railway (SWR) network which includes improvements at Salisbury and Gillingham stations. SWR is committed to improving cycle-rail connectivity and the £1 million will be invested in new...

read more

Midsummer Music celebrates Moon Landings

Two unique Midsummer Music concerts were staged by Cherubim Music Trust last weekend at Compton Marbling Courtyard, Fonthill Gifford. On Saturday, a celebration of 50 years of space exploration by Quartet Menine, 'Over the Moon’, included students of the Royal Academy...

read more

Events for week of 24 June 2019

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Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival

Monday, 24 June @ 08:00 - Sunday, 30 June @ 17:00
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Ladies Bike.

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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I am looking for a bookkeeper or accountant to teach me how to complete tax returns for a limited company. Call 07900 916206

Ladies Bike.

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

For sale

Exercise bike,Zaap magnetic cross bike, new and unused. Full instructions, foldable, genuine reason for sale. £80 ono
Buyer collects, Salisbury 501208

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...

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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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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