Walk of Witness

Walk of Witness

Join Churches together in Gillingham on Good Friday, April 2019 for the Walk of Witness. Starting outside the Barn Surgery at 11am. Everyone welcome.
White’s sunk by Submarines

White’s sunk by Submarines

Salisbury FC had to settle for silver after a quite mediocre effort in the grand final of the Wiltshire Senior Cup. Swindon Supermarine was clearly the better team at Melksham and won comfortably 3-1, despite scoring an own goal. The Whites’ starting XI showed...
Armed Forces Day plans emerge

Armed Forces Day plans emerge

More details about the Armed Forces weekend in Salisbury, June 28 to 30 include BBC Wiltshire creating the BBC Wiltshire Village. Local acts feature on stage between 3pm and 6.30pm on the Saturday and Sunday, and residents can have a go at being a presenter. A...
Cycling spectacular returns to city

Cycling spectacular returns to city

Britain’s best cycling teams and riders return to Salisbury on May 23 for the OVO Energy Tour Series. In last year’s round, watched by 12,000 spectators as well as TV viewers around the world, three-time Olympic champion Ed Clancy took individual honours in the men’s...
Projects supported by Water Fund

Projects supported by Water Fund

Wessex Water Community Fund, managed by Dorset Community Foundation, gave its first grants to 13 projects in the county. The fund, which aims to support and bring communities together, has grants of up to £1,500 for smaller community groups and charities. Among the 13...
Cathedral rings bell for Notre-Dame

Cathedral rings bell for Notre-Dame

Salisbury Cathedral is acting in line with the announcement by Downing Street, arranging for the single bell used to call the congregation to Evensong at Salisbury Cathedral to be tolled by a verger at 7pm on Maundy Thursday. The action is in solidarity with France...
Saturday parade ousts market traders

Saturday parade ousts market traders

A stallholder on Salisbury Market Place, who has never missed a Saturday Charter market in 37 years, has slammed the decision to close it on Armed Forces Day. Salisbury City Councillor and father of two Ian Tomes, 60, said it showed a ‘complete lack of regard’ for the...
AbseiIers on air

AbseiIers on air

Four staff from a Salisbury care home completed a sponsored abseil to raise funds for Wiltshire Air Ambulance. Penka Apostolova, senior sister, Bill Smith, head of maintenance, Xia Xiaoying, care practitioner and carer Clare Nash, abseiled down the side of Avon Gorge...
Entries open to 32nd Father’s Day tournament

Entries open to 32nd Father’s Day tournament

South Newton & Wishford Football Club holds its 32nd Annual Father’s Day Weekend Tournament on June 15 to 16. The tournament is open to boys and girls, with sections from U8s to U14s. Mixed teams are permitted along with girls teams of U10s, U12s and U14s....
Free Park and Ride to remain

Free Park and Ride to remain

Changes to parking in Salisbury bring an end to free parking after 3pm on Tuesday, April 23, except in Culver Street. But park and ride remains free from the five park and ride sites – Salisbury, Wilton, Beehive, London Road, Petersfinger and Britford, from...
Dean: ‘Notre Dame – hope will triumph over catastrophe’

Dean: ‘Notre Dame – hope will triumph over catastrophe’

Notre Dame Cathedral, April 15. photo by Remi Mathis – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=78063480 The horror of the Notre Dame fire disaster has saddened many local residents and brought a comment from the Dean of Salisbury. The...
Hot news for Amesbury

Hot news for Amesbury

Amesbury is getting a new show room for luxury spa brands from Solstice Hot Tubs located at The Bluestone Centre . It will stock contemporary brands and styles of hot tubs and ‘swim spas’. At a launch event on April 19 at the new unit in Solstice Park, visitors can...

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