Chamber hears John Glen’s views on connecting business

Chamber hears John Glen’s views on connecting business

A large gathering of business leaders at a networking breakfast in Churchfields Industrial Estate discussed the topic of “Connecting Churchfields”. Minister and Salisbury MP John Glen gave a presentation and Salisbury Chamber of Commerce president Andy Rhind-Tutt took...
6 Tips to Successfully Participating in an Online Charity Lotto

6 Tips to Successfully Participating in an Online Charity Lotto

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News)  Most people want to participate in a charitable cause but lack the means and motivation. A charity lottery aims at reaching this group of people by offering a juicy incentive. What...
Review: Relatively speaking, uplifting

Review: Relatively speaking, uplifting

By Katrina ffiske Salisbury Playhouse opened its Autumn season with a true theatrical bang. Relatively Speaking, is a fast-paced, beautifully-crafted comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Done badly, it can be a disaster: done well, it is a joy to watch, and this excellent...
Best Pet-Friendly US Vacation Destinations (FEATURE)

Best Pet-Friendly US Vacation Destinations (FEATURE)

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News)  Though you can learn how to play blackjack in just a couple of minutes, you shouldn’t really sit down and play for money until you’ve mastered basic strategy. But what exactly is...
Former-mayor’s life saved by his own initiative

Former-mayor’s life saved by his own initiative

By Viktor Berg Former-Wilton mayor and current councillor Trevor Batchelder has made a remarkable recovery after a heart attack – saved by the very defibrillator he raised funds for through his mayoral appeal last year. Yesterday, Monday, September 3, he was up and...
Lest we forget: World War declared 80 years ago

Lest we forget: World War declared 80 years ago

At 11.15 am on September 3, 1939, Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain broadcast to the nation that a state of war existed between Great Britain and Germany, Lynda Grange reminds everyone in an article in the latest issue of The Gillingham Historian, the newsletter for...
The man behind the lens

The man behind the lens

Roy Honeybone is a pensioner with a passion who snaps anything between 1,000 to 1,500 photographs on a “normal day’s cricket”. As an avid follower of Wiltshire cricket, he voluntarily writes detailed reports to share with local media. The reason for the 72-year-old...
Review: Wizard summer show from Stage 65

Review: Wizard summer show from Stage 65

By Fanny Charles The Wizard of Oz is a perennial favourite for youth theatre companies, originally a 1900 children’s story and then filmed in 1939, acclaimed as one of the greatest movies of all time. It’s timeless, like many of the best stories, so hats off to Stage...
Autumn brings richer colours

Autumn brings richer colours

By Mark Hoskins As we enter September the bright colours of summer begin to fade, but our gardens needn’t be devoid of colour, as a richer, autumnal palette takes over. Dahlias come into their own at this time of year, their deep colours glow in the mellow autumn...
Watch out, hedgehogs are about!

Watch out, hedgehogs are about!

By Jeni Bell Hedgehogs are in crisis. With the UK’s hedgehog population falling by around 30% in as little as 10 years, less than a million of these compelling characters are left in the wild. Going up against heavy traffic, a range of garden pesticides, habitat and...
Hooked on curtains and cushions

Hooked on curtains and cushions

There is nothing like new curtains, roman blinds or cushions to brighten your mood and the home. It is one thing knowing you want a new look in your home but quite another making decisions on what fabrics to use and how much to buy. Valley News discovered that Joanne...
Riding School’s Memorial Show

Riding School’s Memorial Show

Grovely Riding School’s Memorial Show on August 12 raised funds for Salisbury Hospice and Salisbury District Hospital Stars Appeal. The annual show, staged in memory of Gemma’s horse Teddy, has taken on greater significance after the deaths of friends and horses...

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