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...
Hidden speed camera revealed

Hidden speed camera revealed

A speed camera switched off five years ago because it was hidden behind a hedge is now working again – after the hedge was removed. The camera was shut down in 2013 at Charlton Marshall, near Blandford, Dorset.. Now the 19-year-old camera has started to ‘work again’...
City free parking extended

City free parking extended

From Monday, May 14, Wiltshire Council run car parks in Salisbury will be free from midday on weekdays, and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. The five park and ride sites are also free. According to the council, responding to local consultations, all-day free car...
One-way traffic system ‘not viable’

One-way traffic system ‘not viable’

Potential problems created by a one-way system would be greater than any benefits it may provide for town centre traffic, Warminster’s Traffic System Working Group has decided. The group was set up by the town council in September, 2017, to explore need,...
Planned roadworks: weekly summary

Planned roadworks: weekly summary

A303 Bullington to Micheldever, Hampshire: drainage work between M3 and A303. Lane 2 east and westbound carriageways closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, Monday, April 16 for two weeks (Monday to Friday only). A303 Barton Stacey, Hampshire: safety barrier repairs to...
Planned roadworks weekly summary

Planned roadworks weekly summary

Monday, April 9 to Sunday, April 15 Dorset A35 Chideock: drainage works Traffic signals at Chideock, Monday to Friday until  May 4.  Drivers advised to plan ahead for journeys. Somerset A303 Ilminster bypass: resurfacing Eastbound and westbound carriageways closed...

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