Swapping could beat shopping

Swapping could beat shopping

‘Swap it’ is the new way to save, according to latest marketing experts. In 2019, swapping is the newest travel trend, so swap what you have for what you don’t have. Swap Shop has moved on since the iconic TV show from the 70s and 80s. Great bargain swapping sites...
Caring couple launch caring business

Caring couple launch caring business

A new service specialising in caring for older people in their own homes,  based in Salisbury, hopes to create 50 new jobs. The office of Home Instead Senior Care is on New Street and will serve clients in Salisbury, Romsey, Wilton, Downton, The Winterslows, The...
More sponsors join in Armed Forces Day

More sponsors join in Armed Forces Day

Businesses and organisations are supporting the Armed Forces Day National Event in Salisbury in June. The first silver sponsors of the three-day event are Doccombe, Kier, Trethowans, Qinetiq, CGI, Longleat, RINA Consulting Ltd, Microsoft and Openreach. Sponsors...
How will Brexit affect employment law?

How will Brexit affect employment law?

By David Coward I am hesitant about writing this article on the effect of Brexit on employment law as, in these turbulent times, the likely Brexit outcome seems to change on a daily basis: however, here goes! The impact of Brexit on employment is, on the face of it,...
Web of intrigue – that’s social media

Web of intrigue – that’s social media

By Katrina ffiske There is so much more involved in running a business these days. It is no longer acceptable to print a leaflet and have a website; it is now crucial for businesses to be part of the social media world: Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin and Facebook. If...
Shoe shop specialist steps out

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...
Hundreds home in on The Range

Hundreds home in on The Range

Home, leisure and gardens retailer, The Range, opened its new superstore in Salisbury today, Friday, March 29 on the former Homebase site at Southampton Road Retail Park. Salisbury Mayor Councillor Mike Osment cut the ribbon and he and Mayoress Nikki Savage met the...
Fibre promises healthy future

Fibre promises healthy future

Businesses that largely operate online or are frequently required to send large files digitally should no longer have to think twice before they consider opening shop in Salisbury. The city could attract new companies as Openreach could make full fibre broadband...
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...

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