Trio terrorises a village

Trio terrorises a village

A trio of geese, including two nicked-named the Kray Twins, are ‘terrorising’ a village on Salisbury Plain. The out-of-control birds left a lady ‘very upset’ after she was bitten on her ankle, drawing blood. A dog and cat have also been attacked and the terrible trio...
Stars join the big ‘mine and bomb’ walk

Stars join the big ‘mine and bomb’ walk

Former Invictus Games competitors will join BBC and reality show stars for a huge fundraiser walk. The HALO Trust, the Salisbury-based mine and bomb clearance charity, is collaborating with the Invictus Game Foundation on the upcoming 34k walk for charity across...
Wiltshire foster carers called

Wiltshire foster carers called

Thousands of sibling groups in care across the UK are separated because of a lack of suitable foster carers, according to Five Rivers Child Care, an independent fostering group.

Philippa Hanna comes to St. Mark’s Church

Philippa Hanna comes to St. Mark’s Church

Singer/songwriter Philippa Hanna performs at St. Mark’s & St. Andrew’s Parish, Salisbury, from 7pm to 10pm on Thursday, April 25, with Antoine and Owena (folk duo) as local support. Philippa is a British singer-songwriter currently travelling between Sheffield,...
Peregrines egged on in tower

Peregrines egged on in tower

A pre-Easter egg from a nesting pair of peregrines, back on the Cathedral Tower, is raising hopes of another fledgling being born. At 2.04 this morning, Monday, April 8, the unringed female visiting the nest regularly over the past few months laid an egg. She remained...
Would I Lie To You raises £1.3k

Would I Lie To You raises £1.3k

Young and old were entertained to ‘Would I Lie To You’ at Godolphin School’s Blackledge Theatre on April 6, with stories of mistaken identities, stolen goods, burlesque evenings and armed police raids. The ‘celebrities’ who took part – Cllr Mike Osment, mayor of...
Calling all Co-cars

Calling all Co-cars

Co-cars, the South West’s hire-by-the-hour car club, has a new location for one of its Salisbury cars. From April 4, the Toyota Yaris Hybrid is available from outside the old steam laundry building on Salt Lane. The new location has greater visibility than the...
Rare chance to visit country house

Rare chance to visit country house

Hatch House Open Garden is on Sunday June 2, in aid of Salisbury Hospice Charity Described as idyllic, Hatch House is in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside. By kind permission of Sir Henry and Lady Rumbold, the annual Open Garden is a great event for all the...
Youth team needs coaches

Youth team needs coaches

Sarum Youth FC is looking for parents and/or coaches with an interest in football to run new teams in the younger age groups (i.e. u7/u10s) ahead of any future player recruit. The club is community-led and Football Association-chartered, based at Sarum Academy,...
The 10th Wylye Valley Art Trail

The 10th Wylye Valley Art Trail

To celebrate the 10th trail this year, Wylye Valley Art Trail organisers extended the event to 10 days from Saturday, May 18, until Bank Holiday Monday, May 27. Since its founding in 2001, the biennial Wylye Valley Art Trail has become probably the largest visual arts...
Competitive Summer in the city

Competitive Summer in the city

The popular City Garden Competition is now open to anyone who has a garden in Salisbury city – private, pubs, community groups and schools. Gardens are awarded Bronze, Silver or Gold and open to all, whether an old hand or new. Organisers Salisbury City Council...

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