Board the historical Trafalgar’s HMS Pickle

Board the historical Trafalgar’s HMS Pickle

Explore the full-size replica of Battle of Trafalgar’s HMS Pickle which docks at Buckler’s Hard Maritime Museum over the weekend of July 13 and 14. To celeberate its proud nautical history, the New Forest museum invites visitors to climb aboard the...
Salisbury author’s Zombie Comedy is at City Hall

Salisbury author’s Zombie Comedy is at City Hall

Salisbury author Adam Hawke’s Zombie Comedy ‘The Giggleball will go ahead despite zombie attack’ is part of the Geekmania Comic Con at Salisbury City Hall on Saturday, July 6. A fast-paced action comedy set against the backdrop of a zombie apocalypse, the book tells...
Radley tees off against county’s best

Radley tees off against county’s best

High Post Golf Club’s Dan Radley competes against Wiltshire’s top professional golfers at the 39th Hills Wiltshire Professionals Golf Championship is tomorrow, Thursday July 4 at Marlborough Golf Club. The Championship is decided between 20 golfers on a...
John Glen: Climate is a major consideration

John Glen: Climate is a major consideration

Climate change and the environment continues to take centre stage in national and local politics. Just the other week, Salisbury City Council witnessed an Extinction Rebellion demonstration outside the Guildhall – on the brink of declaring its own climate emergency. I...
Café garden cultivates new friends

Café garden cultivates new friends

Try gardening to make friends and get handy hints on sowing, growing, pruning and all things horticultural. Alzheimer’s Support runs a friendly and welcoming Gardening Café for those living with dementia and their carers on the second Wednesday of each month at Heale...

Video: Armed Forces Day success

Armed Forces Day, June 29, was part of a weekend of celebrations in Salisbury which attracted crowds totalling more than 27,000 . The nationally-celebrated day, when the UK celebrates its armed forces, began with a military parade through the city with more than 1,300...
Wilts CCC move on to final four

Wilts CCC move on to final four

By Roy Honeybone Wilts CCC are through to semi-finals in the MCCA Unicorns Trophy after beating Oxfordshire at Aston Rowant on June 30. Toss won by Oxfordshire who decided to bat first in the quarter-final. After an initial brief period of caution Shabaz Alam 46, and...
South wilts wilt in the heat

South wilts wilt in the heat

By Roy Honeybone On the hottest day of the year so far Bashley won the toss and opted to bat. Luke Evans and Arthur Godsal caused the batsmen a few problems in the early stages and Bashley found themselves 28 for 3. Will Harries took a good catch to give Luke Evans...
Drama, history and the emergence of a nation

Drama, history and the emergence of a nation

A Dorset-based author of historical fiction and alternative history has released the first two books in The Dorset Chronicles series, historical fiction based in Dorset in the late 17th Century, a time of enormous change and somewhat overlooked by other writers. The...
Glorious summer

Glorious summer

Mere Cricket Club enjoyed the last day of June as a ‘perfectly glorious day for cricket’, according to one spectator. While the ball was being played on the field, bar, BBQ, bouncy castle, tombola, cake stall, welly -wanging and raffle kept visitors entertained, all...
Solstice run raises £100 for air ambulance

Solstice run raises £100 for air ambulance

About 15 riders took part in Salisbury Motorcycle and Light Car Club’s Horses & Henges Solstice Run on June 23 to raise £100 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance. “We are a little disappointed with the numbers because this a lovely route but those who took part...
Water delight for parched city

Water delight for parched city

Photo’s by Harvey Bince Photography The city’s first bottle re-fill station gushed forth on June 22. The new water fountain marks a return to a bygone tradition of providing people with free drinking water. Promoting ‘Sustainable Salisbury’ run by...

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