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.
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...
Community Cash Fund winners

Community Cash Fund winners

Five projects aiming to boost health and wellbeing in Wiltshire were awarded a grant from Healthwatch Wiltshire’s Community Cash Fund. The scheme, launched in early March, attracted 41 applications for funds of up to £2,000. The five successful projects...
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...
Summer season of tea parties

Summer season of tea parties

Join Joanna Lumley and Horatio’s Garden this summer by taking up teapots, baking favourite cakes and putting on Fabulous Summer Tea Parties.

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...
Uncle Bulgaria “Wombles” with the Great Spring Clean-Up

Uncle Bulgaria “Wombles” with the Great Spring Clean-Up

Wilton Womblers had a very special visit from a proper Womble to help with  its first spring “Womble”. Uncle Bulgaria, supported by Wilton Town Council and Mayor Cllr Peter Edge, joined the town team for the spring clean-up, a national event. The group was...
Easter egg news

Easter egg news

A third egg was followed by a fourth in the tower eyrie, now the peregrine’s paradise, at Salisbury Cathedral. Hopes are high for the parents and a full hatch in  due course. Meanwhile the feathered pair were joined by a hatch of a dozen ducklings, seen wandering in...
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...

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