Business News from South Wiltshire & North Dorset

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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Best Techniques for a Successful Job Interview

Best Techniques for a Successful Job Interview

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News)  Finding a new job can be stressful. From polishing up your CV to nailing your perfect interview look, there’s so much to think about. If you’re based in London and getting ready to...

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Why Golf is Good for Business Team Building

Why Golf is Good for Business Team Building

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News ) Trying to foster a sense of team spirit within your business is challenging. Teams need conflicting personalities in order to succeed, but teaching these personalities to get along...

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Which Home Improvements Really Add Value To Your Home?

Which Home Improvements Really Add Value To Your Home?

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News)  Spending money on your home when you are considering selling it at some point is always a calculation – will this improvement really add value to the home?  While you always want to...

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7 Tips for Working Safely This Summer

7 Tips for Working Safely This Summer

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News) Working during the summertime comes with its own unique set of risks due to the hot weather, which can make jobs more gruelling and challenging than normal. Whether you're an...

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Full fibre trial changes proposed

Full fibre trial changes proposed

Changes for the early stages of Openreach’s planned full-fibre migration trial in Salisbury have been put forward by Openreach. The company  wants  to transfer all customers in the city to full fibre, and then withdraw copper services from the area, by the end of...

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5 Reasons Why Team Building is Important for Your Business

5 Reasons Why Team Building is Important for Your Business

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News) If you run your own business, then you know how important it is for all your members of staff to be working as productively as possible. There are so many different aspects to running...

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He’s in!

He’s in!

No sooner was Boris johnson announced as the winner and before he could even get his key to No.10 Downing Street, statements flooded in from all sides about what he should do as the new Prime Minister. In the South West, the Federation of Small Businesses spelt out...

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What does a solid money foundation look like

What does a solid money foundation look like

In order to build a skyscraper, you need to dig and set a good foundation. The same goes for financial freedom; you need a solid money foundation. It’s easy to fall into bad spending habits, but it’s never too late to go back to square one and rebuild. A solid...

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