Free family travel for half-term

Free family travel for half-term

Two free train tickets are on offer when children are travelling with adults who buy a promotional Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak ticket. South Western Railway (SWR) offers free children’s travel to any destination on its network during Off-Peak hours in its...
French visit goes ahead – Brexit or not

French visit goes ahead – Brexit or not

The French exchange visit from Le Neubourg to Gillingham is on track and the 58 visitors arrive at Orchard Park at about 6.30pm on Friday, June 7, after visiting Windsor. Coaches for a trip to Beaulieu on Saturday leave Gillingham at 9.30am and return at about 5.30pm....
A Celebration of Summer Bounty

A Celebration of Summer Bounty

Curators of gastronomic adventures, Sorn, have teamed up with Roth Bar & Grill to present an exclusive outdoor feast in the woods of the Fonthill Estate. A Celebration of Summer Bounty from Field, Forest and Fire is a summer lunch celebrating seasonal and...
Swapping could beat shopping

Swapping could beat shopping

‘Swap it’ is the new way to save, according to latest marketing experts. In 2019, swapping is the newest travel trend, so swap what you have for what you don’t have. Swap Shop has moved on since the iconic TV show from the 70s and 80s. Great bargain swapping sites...
Up, Up and away

Up, Up and away

Passengers at Southampton Airport shared a special cake on March 19 to celebrate 25,000 flights to Amsterdam with Flybe. To mark the day, the airport operators and Flybe presented a travel voucher to lucky passenger, Natalie Barton, who was the 25th person to book the...
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...
Travel company teams up with Gregg Wallace

Travel company teams up with Gregg Wallace

Salisbury-based special interest travel company Authentic Adventures and media personality Gregg Wallace, known for co-hosting MasterChef, are launching a range of Italian food holidays. An expert designed the tours, inspired by Gregg’s love of Italy and passion for...
Car parking charges increased

Car parking charges increased

Car parking charges will be increased from August 1 at Salisbury District Hospital. Short-term parking for up to two hours will continue to be in line with normal local city centre parking rates, according to Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust Patients and visitors can...
More Stones bypass consultations

More Stones bypass consultations

Three changes are proposed to the Stonehenge/A303, Amesbury and Berwick Down scheme, and Highways England wants public views on them. The plan is to remove the link between Byways 11 and 12 in the Stonehenge World Heritage Site; to widen the green bridge near the...
Free parking in Amesbury

Free parking in Amesbury

Free parking in Amesbury started yesterday (July 9) until further notice. All council-run car parks in Amesbury (Central and Church Street) and Salisbury will be free from midday on weekdays, and free all day on Saturday and Sunday. The five park and ride sites that...
Six-a-side kicks off

Six-a-side kicks off

New community football club for city.  A chance to fly to Germany on holiday, and benefit charities too, is on offer from a new community six-a- side football competition ready for kick off in Salisbury. The league – run by Leisure Leagues, provider of small-sided...
Peak time traffic control for Cathedral

Peak time traffic control for Cathedral

From July 2, until the end of September, Salisbury Cathedral’s regular Summer one-way system helps to manage the high number of visitors and holiday traffic in The Close during the peak season. The one-way system is from Monday to Friday between 12noon and 5pm, when...

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