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Market’s May madness

Local traders are given free stalls at Salisbury Charter Market in May. In a scheme dubbed ‘Love Your Local Market this May’, Salisbury BID and the city council offer businesses free pop up' stands at Salisbury Charter Market on May 18, 21, 25 and/or 25. The offer...

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Annual cross-bearing

Good Friday: every year, locals meet in Mere Town Square to walk with the cross to the top of Castle Hill. Churches together organised the event. Graham Perryman guided the proceedings. In brilliant sunshine, young and old followed and helped carry the cross up the...

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Hospital cup final postponed

Organiser Salisbury & District Football League has been forced to postpone tomorrow's (Wednesday, April 24) Hospital Cup final between Salisbury FC and Bemerton Heath Harlequins due to "unforseen circumstances". A new date is yet to be determined. Pictured above:...

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Search is on for man and woman in Bulford

Police are trying to identify a man and woman believed to have been involved in an altercation in Bulford at the weekend. At about 4pm on April 20, a man and a woman, believed to be in their late teens or early 20s, were seen to be involved in an argument – both...

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Man assaulted – appeal for information

Witnesses to an assault in Salisbury at the weekend are asked by Police to contact them. At about 6pm on April 20, a 43-year-old man was assaulted at the corner of Marlborough Road and Hamilton Road. He was approached by a man not known to him and was punched in the...

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Walk of Witness

Join Churches together in Gillingham on Good Friday, April 2019 for the Walk of Witness. Starting outside the Barn Surgery at 11am. Everyone welcome.

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White’s sunk by Submarines

Salisbury FC had to settle for silver after a quite mediocre effort in the grand final of the Wiltshire Senior Cup. Swindon Supermarine was clearly the better team at Melksham and won comfortably 3-1, despite scoring an own goal. The Whites’ starting XI showed...

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Armed Forces Day plans emerge

More details about the Armed Forces weekend in Salisbury, June 28 to 30 include BBC Wiltshire creating the BBC Wiltshire Village. Local acts feature on stage between 3pm and 6.30pm on the Saturday and Sunday, and residents can have a go at being a presenter. A...

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Cycling spectacular returns to city

Britain’s best cycling teams and riders return to Salisbury on May 23 for the OVO Energy Tour Series. In last year’s round, watched by 12,000 spectators as well as TV viewers around the world, three-time Olympic champion Ed Clancy took individual honours in the men’s...

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Projects supported by Water Fund

Wessex Water Community Fund, managed by Dorset Community Foundation, gave its first grants to 13 projects in the county. The fund, which aims to support and bring communities together, has grants of up to £1,500 for smaller community groups and charities. Among the 13...

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Cathedral rings bell for Notre-Dame

Salisbury Cathedral is acting in line with the announcement by Downing Street, arranging for the single bell used to call the congregation to Evensong at Salisbury Cathedral to be tolled by a verger at 7pm on Maundy Thursday. The action is in solidarity with France...

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Saturday parade ousts market traders

A stallholder on Salisbury Market Place, who has never missed a Saturday Charter market in 37 years, has slammed the decision to close it on Armed Forces Day. Salisbury City Councillor and father of two Ian Tomes, 60, said it showed a ‘complete lack of regard’ for the...

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Market’s May madness

Local traders are given free stalls at Salisbury Charter Market in May. In a scheme dubbed ‘Love Your Local Market this May’, Salisbury BID and the city council offer businesses free pop up' stands at Salisbury Charter Market on May 18, 21, 25 and/or 25. The offer...

read more

Annual cross-bearing

Good Friday: every year, locals meet in Mere Town Square to walk with the cross to the top of Castle Hill. Churches together organised the event. Graham Perryman guided the proceedings. In brilliant sunshine, young and old followed and helped carry the cross up the...

read more

Hospital cup final postponed

Organiser Salisbury & District Football League has been forced to postpone tomorrow's (Wednesday, April 24) Hospital Cup final between Salisbury FC and Bemerton Heath Harlequins due to "unforseen circumstances". A new date is yet to be determined. Pictured above:...

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Search is on for man and woman in Bulford

Police are trying to identify a man and woman believed to have been involved in an altercation in Bulford at the weekend. At about 4pm on April 20, a man and a woman, believed to be in their late teens or early 20s, were seen to be involved in an argument – both...

read more

Man assaulted – appeal for information

Witnesses to an assault in Salisbury at the weekend are asked by Police to contact them. At about 6pm on April 20, a 43-year-old man was assaulted at the corner of Marlborough Road and Hamilton Road. He was approached by a man not known to him and was punched in the...

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Walk of Witness

Join Churches together in Gillingham on Good Friday, April 2019 for the Walk of Witness. Starting outside the Barn Surgery at 11am. Everyone welcome.

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Events for week of 22 April 2019

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Wednesday, 24 April @ 20:30 - 21:30
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Coffee Morning

Friday, 26 April @ 10:00 - 14:00

Salisbury Vintage Market

Friday, 26 April @ 11:00 - 17:00
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St. George’s Day

Sunday, 28 April @ 11:00 - 16:00

Community 6 a side football leagues

Sunday, 28 April @ 19:00 - 21:00

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WANTED: ROTARY MOWER

Petrol rotary mower in good working condition wanted by local bowls club. Please contact Susie on 07747607454

WANTED: UNDER COUNTER FRIDGE

Under counter fridge in good working condition wanted by local bowls club. Please contact Susie on 07747607454

Touring Caravan Roof Cover

Good quality/condition waterproof top cover for medium size touring caravan. Light weight, easy to fit, cuts cleaning time. £50 ono Ken. 07702230758.

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Solid , heavy , polished table . 140cm x 90cm . Suitable for dining , office , or occasional use . £40 . Also 2 chairs . R. Taylor 01747825243

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Lifestyle radiant butane gas fire. Exellent condition with two butane gas bottles. Price £30. Ring M.Hunt. 01980 630287.

Wooden Double Bed

4’6″ wooden double bed and mattress. Both as new. Only £50. 01985-850517

WANTED: ROTARY MOWER

Petrol rotary mower in good working condition wanted by local bowls club. Please contact Susie on 07747607454

WANTED: UNDER COUNTER FRIDGE

Under counter fridge in good working condition wanted by local bowls club. Please contact Susie on 07747607454

Touring Caravan Roof Cover

Good quality/condition waterproof top cover for medium size touring caravan. Light weight, easy to fit, cuts cleaning time. £50 ono Ken. 07702230758.

Saddle & various accessories bundle

Equestrian bundle
Includes:
Black Saddle, made by The Saddle Company
Bridle
Indoor and outdoor rug
Pessoa & Lunging Reign
Body Protector
Helmet

Call for prices.

01722412628

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

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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Video News

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Watch: The Bishop’s Mill in Salisbury re-opens

The Bishops Mill pub in Salisbury city centre has re-opened after an extensive refurbishment. The pub, owned by brewer and pub company Greene King, had been closed since the nerve agent attack in the city on March 4, 2018....

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Video: @home boost for Salisbury’s nightlife

Entrepreneur Louella Adamson is determined to diversify the city’s nightlife to keep people on the High Street. “This is a place you can come to any time of the evening and there will be something going on,” said...

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Video: UTC Students join the Army for a day

Salisbury’s UTC invited the British Army’s professional communicators to engage students in various STEM-related activities to develop ‘employability skills’. On Wednesday, January 16, the Royal Signals worked with...

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Video: Fresh air education centre opens

A newly-opened private nursery in Crockerton, near Warminster, has taken outdoor learning to another level by letting the children interact with animals. The Learning Meadow for children aged two to five years old,...

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