Seeing is believing with new app

Seeing is believing with new app

Re-decorating should be a fun and creative process, and new technology can be used to provide a time- and money-saving service for customers. Window curtain products can now be tried at home using virtual reality. Home furnishings specialists Terrys Fabrics have...
Edward Jacson, obituary

Edward Jacson, obituary

The Rev Edward Jacson, who has died in Shaftesbury at the age of 80, was a much-loved vicar living in North Dorset for nearly 40 years. He was vicar of Motcombe before moving with his wife Sara to Grove Farm House in Melbury Abbas where the couple hosted many...
Warminster skatepark launches

Warminster skatepark launches

The Mayor of Warminster, Cllr Paul Macfarlane officially opens the new skatepark in Warminster on October 5. Maverick Industries continue the launch party with demonstrations and music if the weather allows. Parking is available in the pay and display car park next to...
Churchill letter discovered at Salisbury Antiques Roadshow

Churchill letter discovered at Salisbury Antiques Roadshow

An undiscovered letter from Churchill himself is only one of the surprises in the Salisbury episodes of the Antiques Roadshow. Viewers of the upcoming show can expect to find out all about a mysterious object linked to the Titanic, a well-used watch with connections...
Council approves amended site proposal

Council approves amended site proposal

Gillingham Town Council’s Planning Committee approved a proposal to build 49 extra care residential units, shared communal areas and ancillary facilities. At its meeting on September 9, committee members discussed the application which included modifying vehicular...
Council tax rebates under review

Council tax rebates under review

Changes to the Council Tax Reduction (CTR) scheme next year have prompted Wiltshire Council to ask people’s opinions on the changes to the proposals. The council wants views on options to help provide a simplified scheme specifically for those in receipt of Universal...
Pantry opens on Wednesdays

Pantry opens on Wednesdays

The Pantry Partnership in Salisbury, is opening on Wednesdays at their new production kitchen and community preparation space to sell takeaway items. ‘From The Hatch’ gives local people the opportunity to buy all sorts of takeaway food. The project supports people by...
Car fest was best

Car fest was best

The second Car Fest on Sunday, September 8 in Salisbury Market Place and Guildhall Square was hugely popular, according to the city council. A crowd of more than 4,000 viewed the cars, ate street food and was entertained by live music from three-piece band, Tom and...
Burnbake supporters dance into the night

Burnbake supporters dance into the night

Wilton-based Burnbake Trust celebrated 50 years of service to the community with a dinner and dancing on Saturday, September 7. Groups and friends gathered at the Michael Herbert Hall, Wilton, and sat at tables set up with white tablecloths and flowers. Linda Martin...
Salisbury CND protests at arms fair

Salisbury CND protests at arms fair

Salisbury Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament members joined other groups to protest at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair at the Excel Centre, Newham, East London. The annual event allows arms firms to showcase their wares to governments...
Gallery: Longleat’ lights up

Gallery: Longleat’ lights up

Thousands of participants lit up Longleat in the final ever Glow in the Park event on September 7 at the historic venue for homeless charity Alabaré. They jogged and danced their way round the different ‘glow zones’ in a fun-filled night on the 6km course. Alabaré...
Spy’s house made safe

Spy’s house made safe

The home of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal is finally safe again almost 18 months after the letterbox was smeared with Novichok in the poisoning incident in Salisbury in March, 2018. Wiltshire Council said the massive clear-up operation had just finished after the...

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