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Man arrested for sexual assault

Officers from Salisbury CID have arrested a 23-year-old Salisbury man as part of investigations into a serious sexual assault in Hudson’s Field, Salisbury, on May 19. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue. The victim, a woman in her 30s, is...

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Contrasts of country life

A talk by Felicity Herring 'An Artists view of 19th Century Britain' is the highlight of Salisbury and South Wiltshire branch of the English Speaking Union's annual meeting on Monday, September 16, at 10.30am at the Mercure White Hart Hotel, Salisbury. Felicity looks...

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Man, 40, robbed in city centre

Police are appealing for information about a robbery in Salisbury on August 17, at about 12.20pm to 12.30pm. A 40-year-old man was walking in Bedwin Street near the corner of Endless Street, when he was approached by a man who hit him round the head with an unknown...

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PC John Glen MP

Salisbury MP John Glen joined Police officers on a shift in the city. Wiltshire South Community Policing Team invited Mr Glen to a briefing, and weekly multi-agency tasking meeting, before going out in a patrol car. With PC Josh Bliss, he responded to a report of...

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Conditions should stay, says council

A developer trying to change at least 26 of the conditions imposed in a planning decision on a site in Warminster has met opposition from the town council. Warminster Town Councillors voted on August 19 to ask Wiltshire Council to oppose the changes. Planning...

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Winning coders visit Police HQ

Two of the winning entries in the Digital Investigations and Intelligent Unit’s (DIIU) coding competition went to Police Headquarters to receive their prize and have a tour. Myles Butterworth, aged 10, from Bradford on Avon and Toby Johnson, 11, from Salisbury,...

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Community café returns

Community Café returns on this Thursday, August 22 at St Mary the Virgin Primary School (Pheasant Way, off Shaftesbury Road). Free summer themed food will be available to all between 12-2pm and there will be activities for children available and if the weather is...

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Help choose award winners – junior and senior

Warminster residents have until Friday, September 6 to nominate potential winners of this year’s Civic Award and Junior Civic Award. The Civic Award is in recognition of those who are always helping others or are involved in voluntary work for the benefit of...

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Four years for prolific offender

Ashley William Sherred, 27 of no fixed abode in Salisbury, appeared at Salisbury Crown Court on August 16 and pleaded guilty to numerous offences. As a prolific offender in Salisbury, he was sentenced to four years and eight months in prison, and disqualified from...

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Two women sentenced for fuel thefts

Two women convicted of stealing about £2,000 worth of fuel from petrol stations around Salisbury have been given community orders. Caroline Coker, 42, of Odstock Road, was given a driving disqualification of two years, an 18 month community order, 19 days of...

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Jeep destroyed in arson attack

Police are asking for witnesses to a suspected arson incident in Broad Chalke at about 10.20pm on August 18, when a Jeep Cherokee is believed to have been torched deliberately and completely destroyed. It was parked down a small track off High Lane at the time. The...

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Help to Buy makes a difference

More than 5,000 homebuyers in Wiltshire have used the government’s Help to Buy scheme since its launch, with the vast majority being first time buyers. The latest government figures reveal that 5,079 people in the Wiltshire (3220) and Swindon (1859) local authority...

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Man arrested for sexual assault

Officers from Salisbury CID have arrested a 23-year-old Salisbury man as part of investigations into a serious sexual assault in Hudson’s Field, Salisbury, on May 19. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue. The victim, a woman in her 30s, is...

read more

Contrasts of country life

A talk by Felicity Herring 'An Artists view of 19th Century Britain' is the highlight of Salisbury and South Wiltshire branch of the English Speaking Union's annual meeting on Monday, September 16, at 10.30am at the Mercure White Hart Hotel, Salisbury. Felicity looks...

read more

Man, 40, robbed in city centre

Police are appealing for information about a robbery in Salisbury on August 17, at about 12.20pm to 12.30pm. A 40-year-old man was walking in Bedwin Street near the corner of Endless Street, when he was approached by a man who hit him round the head with an unknown...

read more

PC John Glen MP

Salisbury MP John Glen joined Police officers on a shift in the city. Wiltshire South Community Policing Team invited Mr Glen to a briefing, and weekly multi-agency tasking meeting, before going out in a patrol car. With PC Josh Bliss, he responded to a report of...

read more

Conditions should stay, says council

A developer trying to change at least 26 of the conditions imposed in a planning decision on a site in Warminster has met opposition from the town council. Warminster Town Councillors voted on August 19 to ask Wiltshire Council to oppose the changes. Planning...

read more

Winning coders visit Police HQ

Two of the winning entries in the Digital Investigations and Intelligent Unit’s (DIIU) coding competition went to Police Headquarters to receive their prize and have a tour. Myles Butterworth, aged 10, from Bradford on Avon and Toby Johnson, 11, from Salisbury,...

read more

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1960s Guitar WANTED – anything considered

CASH PAID FOR 1960s Guitar Amps speakers and Effects, Marshall JTM45 Vox AC15 , Fender, Gibson ETC.
Anything considered, will collect.

Please call Paul 07752 583198, 01483 825102

BMX Bike

BMX bike £30
Gillingham 01747824240

Jobs For You

Casual Funeral Operatives in Salisbury

Chris White Funeral Directors If you would like to apply for the role advertised please send CV and a covering letter to holly.johnson@funeralpartners.co.uk or call 01189 406900 Benefits and training included

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Vet Nurse Required

Full or possibly part-time, usual nurse duties including reception in our unique and exclusive cat practice. Alternative would be competent, trained receptionist who wishes to learn nursing. Independent practice, lovely workplace, competitive salary. Please phone...

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Garden Help Wanted

for 3 hours a week for cotage garden in Wilton. Ideal for a pensioner, flexible times and days. Call Geoff 07778 053740

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MJ Abbott Ltd – Agricultural / Plant Mechanic

Experience of repair and maintenance of plant, agricultural and construction equipment. Willing to respond to emergency breakdowns, travel, stay away and make on site repairs. Good communication and organisational skills, be conscientious and have a willingness to...

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Casual Funeral Operatives in Salisbury

Chris White Funeral Directors If you would like to apply for the role advertised please send CV and a covering letter to holly.johnson@funeralpartners.co.uk or call 01189 406900 Benefits and training included

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Vet Nurse Required

Full or possibly part-time, usual nurse duties including reception in our unique and exclusive cat practice. Alternative would be competent, trained receptionist who wishes to learn nursing. Independent practice, lovely workplace, competitive salary. Please phone...

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Garden Help Wanted

for 3 hours a week for cotage garden in Wilton. Ideal for a pensioner, flexible times and days. Call Geoff 07778 053740

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MJ Abbott Ltd – Agricultural / Plant Mechanic

Experience of repair and maintenance of plant, agricultural and construction equipment. Willing to respond to emergency breakdowns, travel, stay away and make on site repairs. Good communication and organisational skills, be conscientious and have a willingness to...

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Valley Features

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

Fight the flea enemy

At this time of year, it is important to keep up with flea treatments for your cats. The ideal temperature for fleas is 70-85 F, 21-29 C, as they can breed faster in warm and humid weather. It is much harder to treat a flea infestation, which can take weeks or months...

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Summer time – cats get itchy!

By Peter Coleshaw It's harvest mite time again. For those who have not come across these before they are salmon-pink beasties (pictured) that jump onto your cat en-mass, taking residence in very specific places such as ear folds, between toes and on the face. Cats...

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Market makes it to 100

A special market for loyal customers marked the 100th anniversary of Country Markets on July 19. In Wilton’s buzzing community centre, visitors were treated to free coffee, tea and cake, with the usual wide range of fresh produce and home baked goods, arts and crafts....

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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...

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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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Fight the flea enemy

At this time of year, it is important to keep up with flea treatments for your cats. The ideal temperature for fleas is 70-85 F, 21-29 C, as they can breed faster in warm and humid weather. It is much harder to treat a flea infestation, which can take weeks or months...

read more

Summer time – cats get itchy!

By Peter Coleshaw It's harvest mite time again. For those who have not come across these before they are salmon-pink beasties (pictured) that jump onto your cat en-mass, taking residence in very specific places such as ear folds, between toes and on the face. Cats...

read more

Market makes it to 100

A special market for loyal customers marked the 100th anniversary of Country Markets on July 19. In Wilton’s buzzing community centre, visitors were treated to free coffee, tea and cake, with the usual wide range of fresh produce and home baked goods, arts and crafts....

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Watch: Van man branches out

By Martha Humphreys Expanding van sales and hire business, We Do Vans has moved into a new prominent premises in central Gillingham to cope with demand and continue its growth. They now have space to...

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Watch: Oak grows a great atmosphere

What makes a great pub? Steve, the owner of The Royal Oak in Great Wishford has the answer. The village pub is a splendid meeting place in the Langford Valley and near Grovely Wood. To coin Steve’s words...

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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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