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Triple challenge for charity

Triple challenge for charity

A three part ‘Snowdon Challenge’ event this September to raise money for homeless and vulnerable veterans is hosted by charity Alabaré. Participants will cycle 17km to the foot of Mount Snowdon, hike 7km to the summit and back, and finishing with a 4km kayak across...

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Brexit candidate announced

Brexit candidate announced

The Brexit Party has announced another 75 Prospective Parliamentary Candidates (PPCs) Brexit Party Chairman Richard Tice said: "The Brexit Party now has hundreds of Prospective Parliamentary Candidates standing ready to offer a much-needed democratic alternative which...

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Godolphin celebrates ‘excellent’ results

Godolphin celebrates ‘excellent’ results

Upper Sixth pupils’ at Salisbury’s Godolphin School hit six in grades were A*, A or B with the A* rate holding up well, overall.  In addition, in the first year of results, three quarters of BTEC grades were Merit or above. Particularly impressive results were...

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Mini is still making its mark

Mini is still making its mark

New members were signed up by Downton Motor Club at the 2019 International Mini Meeting (IMM) in Bristol from August 8 to 12. This year, the event celebrated the 60th Anniversary of the iconic Mini, for enthusiasts attend from all over the world.   Even though the...

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NEXT STARS OF 2020 CALENDAR

NEXT STARS OF 2020 CALENDAR

Military children’s charity, Little Troopers, is inviting military families in Wiltshire and Dorset to enter its annual ‘Military Moments’ calendar competition. The charity wants real-life, heart-warming photos that capture the special bond between military children...

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‘Exceptional achievements’ at grammar school

‘Exceptional achievements’ at grammar school

Military children’s charity, Little Troopers, is inviting military families in Wiltshire and Dorset to enter its annual ‘Military Moments’ calendar competition. The charity wants real-life, heart-warming photos that capture the special bond between military children...

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Excellent A level results for Girls

Excellent A level results for Girls

South Wilts Grammar School for Girls Students excelled in their A-Level examinations this year with an outstanding 78% of all A-Level results at A*, A or B grades, an improvement on previous years. And 47% of all grades were A* or A, with 14.4% at A* and a pass rate...

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Two burglaries could be linked

Two burglaries could be linked

The success of their Upper Sixth leavers with excellent A Level results was celebrated today, August 15, by Bruton School for Girls. Nearly 20% received straight A*/A grades, and 40% of all grades were awarded an A or above, but nearly 85% of grades were C or above....

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BMW stolen in Salisbury

BMW stolen in Salisbury

Police believe two burglaries, one in Wilton and one in Great Wishford, could be linked. Between 12pm and 1.30pm yesterday, August 13, a house in Shortlands, Wilton, was broken into by smashing the glass of the back door and jewellery was stolen. At a second burglary...

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Fatal collision in North Dorset

Fatal collision in North Dorset

Police have released CCTV images of a group of men in connection with the theft of a BMW in Salisbury. The car was stolen in Jay Rise overnight between July 31 and August 1. Footage from the area shows a group of men trying a number of car door handles in the area,...

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Forests and the future talk

Forests and the future talk

Police are investigating fatal collision in Gillingham at  9.11am today, Thursday, August 15. They were called a single vehicle collision on the B3081 Shaftesbury Road involving a blue Peugeot 207 that had left the road, gone through a hedge and come to rest next to...

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Good progress for Sarum Academy

Good progress for Sarum Academy

A talk on the magic of the Amazon rainforest and climate change will highlight why forests are so important and how everyone can play a positive role in securing their future. Sir Ghillean Prance, former Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew and Scientific...

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Triple challenge for charity

Triple challenge for charity

A three part ‘Snowdon Challenge’ event this September to raise money for homeless and vulnerable veterans is hosted by charity Alabaré. Participants will cycle 17km to the foot of Mount Snowdon, hike 7km to the summit and back, and finishing with a 4km kayak across...

read more
Brexit candidate announced

Brexit candidate announced

The Brexit Party has announced another 75 Prospective Parliamentary Candidates (PPCs) Brexit Party Chairman Richard Tice said: "The Brexit Party now has hundreds of Prospective Parliamentary Candidates standing ready to offer a much-needed democratic alternative which...

read more
Godolphin celebrates ‘excellent’ results

Godolphin celebrates ‘excellent’ results

Upper Sixth pupils’ at Salisbury’s Godolphin School hit six in grades were A*, A or B with the A* rate holding up well, overall.  In addition, in the first year of results, three quarters of BTEC grades were Merit or above. Particularly impressive results were...

read more
Mini is still making its mark

Mini is still making its mark

New members were signed up by Downton Motor Club at the 2019 International Mini Meeting (IMM) in Bristol from August 8 to 12. This year, the event celebrated the 60th Anniversary of the iconic Mini, for enthusiasts attend from all over the world.   Even though the...

read more
NEXT STARS OF 2020 CALENDAR

NEXT STARS OF 2020 CALENDAR

Military children’s charity, Little Troopers, is inviting military families in Wiltshire and Dorset to enter its annual ‘Military Moments’ calendar competition. The charity wants real-life, heart-warming photos that capture the special bond between military children...

read more
‘Exceptional achievements’ at grammar school

‘Exceptional achievements’ at grammar school

Military children’s charity, Little Troopers, is inviting military families in Wiltshire and Dorset to enter its annual ‘Military Moments’ calendar competition. The charity wants real-life, heart-warming photos that capture the special bond between military children...

read more

Events for week of 12 August 2019

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Rock N Ribs

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Iwerne Minster Summer Show

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Car Boot Sundays

Sunday, 18 August @ 10:00 - 13:00

Music in the Park

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Sandpit

ELC plastic sandpit. Lilac and green with lid. £1 Tel. 01722 412699 Sept.

Car seat

Silver Cross Ventura car seat. 0-12 months. Navy. Newborn support, cosy toes, sunshade, raincover. Seatbelt fit. No accidents. £45 Tel. 01722 41699 Sept.

Pushchair

Silver Cross Wayfarer pushchair / pram. Reversable seat - 3 positions. Carrycot never used. £100 Tel. 01722 412699 Sept.

Travel bassinet

Koodi pop up travel bassinet 0-6 months. Includes sunshade and insect net. Ideal for holiday, beach, garden. Very good condition. £20 Tel. 01722412699 Sept.

New Bridgestone toranza tyre

1x Brand new Bridgestone toranza tyre (205x55xR16). On alloy wheel in excellent condition. Fit Skoda Octavia £140 Tel. 07580 741361 Sept.

2 Bridgestone weather control tyres

1x Brand new Bridgestone toranza tyre (205x55xR16). On alloy wheel in excellent condition. Fit Skoda Octavia £140 Tel. 07580 741361 Sept.

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Sandpit

ELC plastic sandpit. Lilac and green with lid.
£1

Tel. 01722 412699

Sept.

Car seat

Silver Cross Ventura car seat. 0-12 months. Navy. Newborn support, cosy toes, sunshade, raincover. Seatbelt fit. No accidents.
£45
Tel. 01722 41699

Sept.

Pushchair

Silver Cross Wayfarer pushchair / pram. Reversable seat – 3 positions. Carrycot never used.
£100
Tel. 01722 412699

Sept.

Travel bassinet

Koodi pop up travel bassinet 0-6 months. Includes sunshade and insect net. Ideal for holiday, beach, garden. Very good condition. £20
Tel. 01722412699

Sept.

New Bridgestone toranza tyre

1x Brand new Bridgestone toranza tyre (205x55xR16). On alloy wheel in excellent condition. Fit Skoda Octavia
£140
Tel. 07580 741361

Sept.

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

read more

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

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!

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

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

Seeing is believing

Finally a good news story. Valley News has heard from an owner who has been reunited with her cat which went missing 12 years ago. Dominique, from Stratford Tony, had a cat, Lily, who went missing when being given to a friend. “Sadly, we had to rehome Lily and her...

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“Get knitting” says Ingrid

“Get knitting” says Ingrid

By Katrina ffiske Buying a new pair of spectacles is an important decision, and with so many choices, it can be confusing what style to select. At Mark Jones Eye Care, they actually ask you to book an hour appointment for a fitting. That sounded luxury, as I am used...

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Road ride aids air ambulance

Road ride aids air ambulance

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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Fight the flea enemy

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!

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

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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