Powerful adaptation of Booker masterpiece

Powerful adaptation of Booker masterpiece

KAZUO Ishiguro’s Booker Prize-winning 1989 novel, The Remains of the Day, is a masterpiece intensely exploring the lasting effects of emotional repression.
By Fanny Charles

Snow melts hearts with history

Snow melts hearts with history

Everyone who knows me understands why I love to enter competitions. So I was over the moon to win two tickets to see Dan Snow’s history show in the Valley News Facebook competition. On the night, we rushed to the City Hall, and the ladies at the box office were...
How will Brexit affect employment law?

How will Brexit affect employment law?

By David Coward I am hesitant about writing this article on the effect of Brexit on employment law as, in these turbulent times, the likely Brexit outcome seems to change on a daily basis: however, here goes! The impact of Brexit on employment is, on the face of it,...
Mini jubilee joins Cuckoo Fair’s celebrations

Mini jubilee joins Cuckoo Fair’s celebrations

By Viktor Berg This year’s Downton Engineering Works Classic Car Show celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Mini, first introduced in 1959 and is sure to water the mouths of car enthusiasts. The show, at The Brian Whitehead Sports Ground, Downton, coincides with the...
Shoe shop specialist steps out

Shoe shop specialist steps out

By Katrina ffiske It is a sad time for Wilton. Martin Coombes has decided to step down and retire, ending 104 years of shoes being sold in the town.  Many families have bought their footwear at a Coombes shop for more than a century. The story of the Coombes shop goes...
Choral delights at Messums Wiltshire

Choral delights at Messums Wiltshire

By Fanny Charles TISBURY’s “rural cathedral”, the 700 year old thatched tithe barn which is home to Messums Wiltshire gallery and arts venue, was the perfect setting for a concert of exciting, exquisite and spiritual music by the Monteverdi Apprentices, conducted by...
Atten-shun! Forward march to the Studio Theatre

Atten-shun! Forward march to the Studio Theatre

By Fanny Charles IN the annals of television comedy, there are few shows to compare for longevity and popularity with Dad’s Army, Jimmy Perry and David Croft’s affectionate tribute to the Home Guard. You can still see re-runs on some of today’s many...
Mums with small businesses offered support to grow

Mums with small businesses offered support to grow

THRIVING support network just for mums with small businesses in Salisbury has now been running for one year. Salisbury Business Mums ‘meet-ups’ were developed by local business mums Josie Brocksom and Lucy Bennett, to provide a friendly and supportive...
The new electric LEAF is stunning

The new electric LEAF is stunning

THE TWO new versions of the LEAF electric car offer improved infotainment, with the e+ Limited Edition providing a boost in power and extended range. Both feature an 8-ins touchscreen infotainment system, the e-pedal function with regenerative braking and the ProPILOT...
Best mates sail the seven seas

Best mates sail the seven seas

By Viktor Berg Gillingham resident Tom Dymond-Andrews met James Haggett in Year7 at Sexeys School, Bruton. Now the two 27-year-olds have sailed the Atlantic, crossed the Pacific and currently are navigating the Indian Ocean on their way to the infamous Red Sea. Since...
Mirror Crack’d European Premier a stylish triumph

Mirror Crack’d European Premier a stylish triumph

The European premiere of Agatha Christie’s The Mirror Crack’d was performed this week at Salisbury Playhouse. The team behind the new stage production have thrown all the pieces of the Queen of Crime’s murder mystery up in the air and created a stylish, modern,...
Attic attack for ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visit

Attic attack for ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visit

The Antiques Roadshow team are at Salisbury Cathedral on Tuesday, May 14 to offer free valuations on family heirlooms or car boot bargains. Pictured above: Judith Miller, Lennox Cato, Paul Atterbury, Fiona Bruce, Mark Hill, Rupert Maas – (C) BBC –...

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