Magic tales come to light

Magic tales come to light

The UK’s original and largest lantern festival brings myths and legends to life this winter. From Saturday, November 9 to Sunday, January 5, Longleat presents ‘Festival of Light – Myths and Legends’, which takes visitors on a thrilling odyssey...
Street market is set to break all records

Street market is set to break all records

Shaftesbury’s Christmas late night spectacular on Monday, December 2, will kick off the festive season with something for all the family. The High Street is closed from 4pm and at 6pm the town’s silver band starts playing. Santa finds his way to his grotto in the Town...
AONB becomes an International Dark Sky Reserve

AONB becomes an International Dark Sky Reserve

International recognition for its dark skies has been bestowed on Cranborne chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is the 14th reserve in the world to join the exclusive club of International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Protected Areas. “Some...
Time to deliver on broadband promises, says FSB

Time to deliver on broadband promises, says FSB

With more than half (52%) of business owners revealing they want to adopt full fibre when it becomes available in their area, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ambitious promise of nationwide full fibre or gigabit capable broadband by 2025 must be kept, according to the...

Watch: Fundraising campaign launched to build Spitfire memorial

The Secret Spitfires Memorial fundraising campaign was launched today (October 15) to raise £100,000 to build a full-size, 30ft high, Spitfire replica at Salisbury Rugby Club. The replica will serve as a lasting tribute to the hundreds of young girls, women, boys,...
Pupils visit Highclere Castle

Pupils visit Highclere Castle

Salisbury’s Leehurst Swan School Year 3 pupils had an exciting day at Highclere Castle, home of the 8th Earl and Countess of Carnarvon. The trip provided an extraordinary insight into the Ancient Egyptian civilisation. The pupils discovered Tutankhamun’s tomb,...
School  leads eco-scene

School leads eco-scene

Harrow Way’s Eco Club has launched new initiatives to fight waste, plastic and litter to becoming eco-friendlier. Donna Robertson, the teacher leading the Eco Club said: “With 934 students and more than 120 staff, the community at Andover’ Harrow Way school can...
Locally make a difference

Locally make a difference

The past few weeks, and the next few to come, are probably the liveliest and most confusing on the national and international stages that many of us have lived through, according to Shaftesbury Civic Society members who feel it is time to: FOCUS ON THE LOCAL. The...
Brass band blows its horn for 90th year

Brass band blows its horn for 90th year

Wilton Royal British Legion Band celebrated its 90th anniversary at Michael Herbert Hall on Sunday, September 15. Conducted by its musical director and band master Bob Scott, the band performed musical favourites to a welcoming audience. The band hosts an annual...
Win £100 worth of dog accessory vouchers!

Win £100 worth of dog accessory vouchers!

Rover’s Kit and Kaboodle stock some of the leading brands in dog food, nutrition, collars and leads. Now, the pet shop specialising in dogs is offering a woofing £100 Rover’s Kit voucher to spend at their showroom in Semley or online shop. In addition, the...
Be a hospital hero

Be a hospital hero

Have you got what it takes to Trek Mont Blanc or conquer three countries in three days? Join the new challenge for 2020 with the Hospice team, trekking across three countries in three days circling the highest peak in Western Europe. The bespoke Salisbury Hospice...

Watch: Wiltshire leader says growth is the main issue

Wiltshire Council’s new leader, Cllr Philip Whitehead, says rapid growth in adult and children’s special needs services is the county’s largest issue. At the same time, he said the people of Wiltshire are “extremely...

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