Business News from South Wiltshire & North Dorset

City pub makes beer guide

City pub makes beer guide

Local members of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) with personal experience of pubs in South Wiltshire have chosen 15 pubs in Salisbury and South Wiltshire for the latest edition of the Good Beer tomorrow, September 12. They include Deacons in Fisherton Street Salisbury -...

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Print still has a place

Print still has a place

By Aaditya Venkatesh  Print, as an industry, has undergone a significant decline since the advent of digital and non-traditional forms of media. But a small subset of dedicated and hard-working printers remains and they have seen the boom and bust of the print...

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Best Pet-Friendly US Vacation Destinations (FEATURE)

Best Pet-Friendly US Vacation Destinations (FEATURE)

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News)  Though you can learn how to play blackjack in just a couple of minutes, you shouldn’t really sit down and play for money until you’ve mastered basic strategy. But what exactly is...

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Baker rises to the top

Baker rises to the top

Wilton-based fresh food specialists Reeve the Baker were crowned best UK Craft Bakery 2019 at the Baking Industry Awards yesterday, Wednesday, September 4 in London. Reeve the baker were finalist in two categories; The Craft Bakery Business Award & Speciality...

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Popular brands return to high street

Popular brands return to high street

Two popular high street retailers, The Works and Holland & Barrett, are moving into Warminster’s Three Horseshoes Walk Shopping Centre. The new shops are due to open this autumn in part of the former Poundland store after the latter relocated within the centre to...

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Hooked on curtains and cushions

Hooked on curtains and cushions

There is nothing like new curtains, roman blinds or cushions to brighten your mood and the home. It is one thing knowing you want a new look in your home but quite another making decisions on what fabrics to use and how much to buy. Valley News discovered that Joanne...

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Holiday with pay? Check contract

Holiday with pay? Check contract

By Dee Woodcock I want to take 2.5 weeks holiday when I get married in three months time. Can I, if I have only been employed for three months? The first step is to check what your contract of employment and your employer’s holiday policy states. The answer, in your...

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Churchfields to connect to city

Churchfields to connect to city

A new initiative to try to connect the Churchfields commercial community with the businesses in the city centre and surrounding areas is to be launched by Salisbury and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry. "There is so much local business within Salisbury and...

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Estate agent returns

Estate agent returns

Since vacating their high street office in Salisbury, Humberts have launched a regional Humberts Hub to cover a larger area and provide a more modern and extensive service. Becky Wakelin (pictured right)returned to Humberts as an experienced property consultants to...

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The Real Costs Of Ignoring Insurance Policies

The Real Costs Of Ignoring Insurance Policies

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News)  Considering the thought of getting insurance is a good start. Finally, you see how important it is for you to think about your company’s future and security. Just like your physical...

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Clearing Out an Elderly Relative’s Home – 6 Useful Tips

Clearing Out an Elderly Relative’s Home – 6 Useful Tips

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News)  Moving on after the death of a loved one is never easy. While it is okay to allow yourself enough time to grieve before thinking about their property, waiting for too long can have...

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City council supports latest Maltings design

City council supports latest Maltings design

The new library and café design for 30-36 Fisherton Street, part of The Maltings Development, is supported by Salisbury City Council’s planning committee. A statement from the council claims the design ‘will benefit local residents of all ages and the affordable hotel...

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Humberts back in Salisbury

Humberts back in Salisbury

Since vacating their high street office in Salisbury, Humberts have launched a regional Humberts Hub to cover a larger area and provides a more modern and extensive service   Becky Wakelin returned to Humberts as an experienced property consultants to provide a...

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BID recruits board directors

BID recruits board directors

Business leaders are invited to join Salisbury BID’s board of directors. BID is the business improvement district funded by more than 500 members within the ring road of Salisbury city centre. Businesses with a rateable value of £10,000 or above pay into the Salisbury...

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Blurred future is forecast

Blurred future is forecast

No bones were spared at the White Hart Hotel, Salisbury, on July 9 when Sir Martin Donnelly former Permanent Secretary of the Department for International Trade gave a stirring speech and humorous anecdotes on what Brexit means for British jobs, trade and...

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Let the Fun be Gin at Wilton Shopping Village

Let the Fun be Gin at Wilton Shopping Village

The gin fad is still in as Wilton Shopping Village discovered this weekend with its second gin festival. Local gin bars, distilleries and a mix of locally sourced food transformed the village’s olde worlde courtyard into an outdoor bar with Summer festival featuring...

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New ‘village’ in city

New ‘village’ in city

A new retirement living ‘village’-  Chapters - off Wilton Road, Salisbury, has been officially opened and is a collection of one, two and three bedroom apartments. Designed the over 55s, the affordable homes cost from £120,000 for shared ownership. The first phase,...

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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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Opticians hope to see a national award

Opticians hope to see a national award

A national award is in sight for Memory Opticians, Salisbury and Amesbury, for high standard of customer service. The team is one of four finalists in the Customer Service Excellence Award category of the SightCare Awards 2019. Memory also made the final for a...

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Dog friendly café in Wilton  to hold flea markets

Dog friendly café in Wilton to hold flea markets

The dog friendly café in Wilton - is excited to announce the arrival of a pop-up flea market at its premises in North Street, Wilton on Wednesday, August 7. Working in collaboration with Old Sarum Furniture, the first pop-up will focus on pre-loved pictures, paintings...

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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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Charity shop hit by high street failures

Charity shop hit by high street failures

Charity shops are the next retail chains to be hit by the current downward trend of UK high streets. In Wilton, the 50-year-old Burnbake Trust's two retail outlets in West Street, and North Street, have had to resort to sale notices to stimulate sales of donated...

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48 Easy Ways To Make Money Quickly

48 Easy Ways To Make Money Quickly

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News)  Making money and how it can benefit your life The chances are that you need to make money. Unless you won the lottery, discovered a hidden treasure or were born with a proverbial...

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