Home in on The Range

Home in on The Range

A new home, leisure and gardens retailer, The Range, opens its store in Salisbury on March 29. The new store is on the Southampton Road retail park in the former Homebase store, opened at 9am by Mayor of Salisbury, Cllr Mike Osment. Special opening offers for the...
Building society pledge

Building society pledge

A building society has pledged to stay on high streets but wants businesses to back it. Nationwide Building Society, which has a branches in Salisbury, Amesbury, Fordingbridge, Warminster and Ringwood, has promised that every town and city with a branch will still...
Gallery: Rotarians celebrate 40 years of fundraising

Gallery: Rotarians celebrate 40 years of fundraising

More than 70 Rotarians and their guests sat down to dinner  at The White Hart Hotel, Salisbury, to celebrate the 40th Charter Anniversary of Rotary Club of Wilton. Since its formation in 1979, club members have worked to raise thousands of pounds for local charities,...
Mere is open!

Mere is open!

The road works in and around Mere have brought the community together. After a meeting with residents, merchants and council members, an action plan was devised to let people know that, despite the disruption from the road works, MERE IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS! Flyers...
Wiltshire has fewer businesses

Wiltshire has fewer businesses

The number of new company formations in Wiltshire fell during 2018, against a national trend of increased new business formations. New companies registered in the county totalled, 4,348, compared to 5,227 in 2017, a decrease of 16.8%. This brings the total number of...
BID invites Salisbury businesses to Easter trail

BID invites Salisbury businesses to Easter trail

Salisbury businesses are urged to take part in an eggcellent idea for Easter. To encourage footfall and spend in the city, Salisbury BID is running an Easter trail during the school holidays, April 6 to 22. But only 12 BID members can be a part of the trail on a first...
Which Car Is Best For Your Commute?

Which Car Is Best For Your Commute?

Most of the best-selling cars in Europe are among the best reasonably priced commuter cars. For instance, Fiat is one of the leading carmakers in Europe and has produced several commuter and family models over the years. However, before popping into your town’s Fiat...
Mums with small businesses offered support to grow

Mums with small businesses offered support to grow

THRIVING support network just for mums with small businesses in Salisbury has now been running for one year. Salisbury Business Mums ‘meet-ups’ were developed by local business mums Josie Brocksom and Lucy Bennett, to provide a friendly and supportive...
Goldsmith wins two gold awards

Goldsmith wins two gold awards

Shaftesbury goldsmith David Dade-McTigue has won two Gold awards in the ‘Jewellery Oscars’. He was one of five entrants shortlisted for the ‘Boodles fine jewellery’ award. He and his wife Nikki were presented with the trophy on February 25, at the Goldsmiths...
STUDENTS IN SOUTH WEST can EARN WHILE THEY LEARN

STUDENTS IN SOUTH WEST can EARN WHILE THEY LEARN

As part of National Apprenticeship Week, March 4 to 8, NICEIC, a regulatory body for registered electricians, is advising school-leavers that a career in the electrical industry is full of opportunities and benefits. It wants more young entrants to consider an...
New and existing business count falls

New and existing business count falls

New figures show a fall in the number of new company formations in Wiltshire during 2018 compared with 2017. The 4,348 new companies registered compared to 5,227 in 2017, a decrease of 16.8%. Total number of registered companies in Wiltshire is 36,714, down from...
How Your Business Can Slash its Energy Bills

How Your Business Can Slash its Energy Bills

(Sponsored) Energy expenditure is a huge overhead for many businesses. If your shop has an open-door policy to encourage customers to wander in, expect to pay a lot of money on the heating bill over winter. Even in summer, the cost of providing air-conditioning so...

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