We will remember them

We will remember them

D-Day plus 75 & the Roaring Forties, is a concert on Sunday, November 3 at 3pm to celebrate D-Day, June 6, 1944, and to remember the brave men and women of the allied forces who, on that day in history, made the ultimate sacrifice that we may enjoy ‘peace in our...
Clarinet king joins birthday bash

Clarinet king joins birthday bash

Jazz royalty joins the Salisbury Jazz Club’s 40th anniversary celebrations in October. Pete Allen, an Honorary Citizen of New Orleans, and his jazz band are in Wilton’s Michael Herbert Hall, the club’s current home, on October 18. The band first played in the town at...
Is downsizing your home at retirement right?

Is downsizing your home at retirement right?

By Derek Gibbens There are many ideal scenarios you might imagine when thinking about retirement, but at some point, where you intend to live when you retire will become a focal point. Whatever your reason for downsizing, it may take years of consideration – so it is...
Review: Quintessentially English

Review: Quintessentially English

By Valley News ‘undercover’ What finer way of enjoying the glorious Indian Summer of the past week or two than to go for a proper pint and a bite to eat in a country pub? Well, Netherhampton is sort of in the country, and it most certainly was when the thatched roof...
Letter: Rap on politics

Letter: Rap on politics

THE GOVERNMENT This is a tale of a Conservative Government, also known as Tory, Sorry but I have to tell you it’s a very, very sad story. The Brexit talks are going on and on Whatever the Government proposes, Junker and Macron say “non”. Now Boris is...
Cards deal cash for families charity

Cards deal cash for families charity

Home-Start North Dorset hosted a ‘Secret Postcards’ Exhibition last Friday and Saturday (September 27 and 28) with the support of Isabel de Pelet, Deanne Tremlett and the team at the Guggleton Farm Arts Gallery, Stalbridge, raising more than £2,600 for the...
New book sequel featured

New book sequel featured

Paul Hooley, who presented the story of Wolfe Frank in his book Nuremberg’s Voice of Doom has produced a sequel book featured at Mere Literary Festival on October 9. The Undercover Nazi Hunter is the tale of Wolfe Frank’s post-war involvements as a covert...
Injury forces Smith back to London

Injury forces Smith back to London

Tom Smith, who played for Salisbury FC on loan from Arsenal, has returned to the London club due to a knee injury. Smith sustained the injury against Hartley Wintney at the weekend when saving a late attempt by the visitors. Arsenal’s medical staff said:...
A day in the life of a Wiltshire Councillor

A day in the life of a Wiltshire Councillor

By George Jeans (pictured left) The Local Boundary Review outcome will be known on October 1. We will know if Maiden Bradley will become part of the Mere Division, and if West Knoyle will be taken away from Mere. I am informed both villages have protested regarding...
Celebrate Voice pops up in the Guildhall Square

Celebrate Voice pops up in the Guildhall Square

By Fanny Charles Salisbury’s adventurous celebration of the human voice returns for 2019 with a gorgeous and unique venue, the Wilsons Piccolo Theatre, which was built for the Edinburgh Festival and has so far only appeared at the Scottish capital. As always,...
Prized drawings tour comes to Salisbury Musuem

Prized drawings tour comes to Salisbury Musuem

The Salisbury Museum has been chosen as the first venue for this year’s Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, the largest and longest-running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK. Following the launch in London on September 25, where the winners were...
Salisbury Half Marathon 2019

Salisbury Half Marathon 2019

More than 1,000 runners started the annual Salisbury Half Marathon Sunday, September 29 starting on New Canal and following  a flat two-lap course ending on Marsh Close in the grounds of Salisbury Cathedral. The huge team of volunteers turned out and spectators lined...

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