Cathedral family prepares for guests

Cathedral family prepares for guests

After their appearance on Springwatch, the Salisbury ‘Cathedral tower family’, Sally, Fiona, Bruce and their peregrine chicks, are preparing for visitors. After Sally’s nest invasion on May 10, when the eggs looked to be under threat, four chicks were hatched to...
Wilts to play Oxfordshire in Unicorn quarter-final

Wilts to play Oxfordshire in Unicorn quarter-final

Wiltshire progressed into the quarter-finals of the Unicorns Knock out Trophy when they beat Devon at Warminster last Sunday on a bowl out by 4 to 3. They were 118 for 5 wickets (Tom Morton 29, Ed Young 33 not out) after 26 overs when rain prevented anymore play. They...
Whites to hold youth trials and open sessions

Whites to hold youth trials and open sessions

Salisbury FC Youth will hold open training sessions for age groups U14 and down throughout June and invite ambitious and talented players to compete for a spot on their U17/18s teams. If you have a child who is keen to play, visit the Open Training Sessions site for...
Salisbury to host National Walking Football event

Salisbury to host National Walking Football event

Salisbury to host a walking football charity event raising money for the Stephen Darby Motor Neurone Disease Foundation. The city will take on teams from Liverpool FC, Arsenal, Tottenham, Portsmouth and other league clubs in a tournament at Salisbury Rugby Club on...
Southampton Airport ‘best in Europe’

Southampton Airport ‘best in Europe’

Staff at Southampton Airport celebrated its status as Best Airport In Europe on June 3 with a special confetti-covered cake and striking a new lanyard. In March, the Hampshire airport won the accolade for customer service excellence in the prestigious Airports Council...
Roaring of applause for Tiny Dinosaur

Roaring of applause for Tiny Dinosaur

Tiny the Dinosaur met hundreds of families and children at Old George Mall, Salisbury. The 125 million-years-young stunning Stegosaurus, brought to life by the wonders of modern science, transported the Jurassic creature to the heart of Salisbury’s oldest shopping...
Opinion: More balanced view needed on A303

Opinion: More balanced view needed on A303

This is the first time I have written to Valley News, but I feel I have to respond to Paul Garwood’s article on Page 5 of the May 2019 edition. While I agree with his sentiments that the A303 development should ensure it “will not destroy sources of such evidence or...
Rushing bubbles raises more than £22k

Rushing bubbles raises more than £22k

About 750 bubblers took part in the third Bubble Rush on June 1 on Hudson’s field. Participants were covered head to toe by 10,000 litres of bright foamy bubbles along the 5k course around Hudson’s Field. The Bubble Village activities included giant bubbles, Bubble...
Wiltshire knocks out Devon

Wiltshire knocks out Devon

By Roy Honeybone Wiltshire beat Devon in the Unicorns National Trophy knock out match at Warminster on Sunday,  July 2 after finishing it off indoors and moves on to the next round. Wiltshire won the toss and elected to bat first. Devon were boosted by the inclusion...
South Wilts move to first after home win

South Wilts move to first after home win

By Roy Honeybone On a hot, pleasant summer’s day Havant won the toss and opted to bat first. After an early breakthrough Harry Gadd 46 and Peter Hopson 45 moved the score on from 16 for one to 108 for two at lunch. The run rate was far from intimidating and lunch...
Monty and Mabel’s is back with a bark

Monty and Mabel’s is back with a bark

By Viktor Berg Wilton’s dog café Monty and Mabel’s reopened on May 18 and is a safe space for dogs to have a treat and run around, and people can come too. “We are a people-friendly dog café and we want to be one of the beats of Wilton’s heart,” new owner Sam James...
Recipe of the week: Cheese & Chilli Bites

Recipe of the week: Cheese & Chilli Bites

In the next installment of Talk Eat Laugh’s recipe of the week they present the perfect picnic snack – cheese and chilli bites, which they sometimes use as canapes for their Supper clubs. The next Supper Club at Dinghams Salisbury is on Saturday, June 15...

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