Mum on a lone mission to the Pole

Mum on a lone mission to the Pole

A polar adventurer and mum of four today launches her mission to cross Antarctica completely alone and unaided, in record time. “Ordinary person”, civil servant and mum of four Wendy Searle, from Salisbury, aims to break the women’s world speed record for skiing solo...
4 Reasons Salisbury is the Best Place in the UK to Live

4 Reasons Salisbury is the Best Place in the UK to Live

The city of Salisbury has been in the news quite a bit recently as the Sunday Times recently chose it as the best place to live in the UK. Known as quintessentially English, the city was praised for remaining “a divinely attractive and welcoming place”. But why?...
Tour operator wins top award

Tour operator wins top award

Salisbury-based special interest tour operator Andante Travels’ Dr Eireann Marshall won a prestigious award at Wanderlust magazine’s Top History & Culture Guide annual World Guide Awards during a special ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington...
Local travel advice Andante Travels

Local travel advice Andante Travels

One of the best things about living in this part of the country is our proximity to sprawling forests, rolling countryside and wonderful coastlines. Not only do these landscapes provide fantastic walking trails, they also lend themselves to amazing local produce,...
5 Important Factors to Consider When Choosing Your First Car

5 Important Factors to Consider When Choosing Your First Car

Choosing your first car can be an exciting yet stressful experience. For new drivers, it’s important to choose a car that’s safe and reliable, but it should also be easy to drive and provide you with all the features that you need and want from your new wheels. The...
Car Mods and Performance Upgrades are Now Bigger than Ever In 2019

Car Mods and Performance Upgrades are Now Bigger than Ever In 2019

Car modification has become bigger than ever before this year, and that is due to the rising number of people realising how awesome your car can really be when it has a few adjustments and upgrades are made to it. Obviously, there is nothing wrong with the car that...
A Simple Ways to Break Through the Weight Loss Wall

A Simple Ways to Break Through the Weight Loss Wall

Have you hit a wall when you have been trying to lose weight? This problem is more common than you might think and a lot of people discover that losing weight isn’t as easy as they hoped. This could be due to lengthy periods of yo-yo dieting or it could be a physical...
Best Pet-Friendly US Vacation Destinations (FEATURE)

Best Pet-Friendly US Vacation Destinations (FEATURE)

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News)  Though you can learn how to play blackjack in just a couple of minutes, you shouldn’t really sit down and play for money until you’ve mastered basic strategy. But what exactly is...
Why Golf is Good for Business Team Building

Why Golf is Good for Business Team Building

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News ) Trying to foster a sense of team spirit within your business is challenging. Teams need conflicting personalities in order to succeed, but teaching these personalities to get along...
Wessex re-lived

Wessex re-lived

Local special interest and award-winning travel company Andante Travels has a new brochure for 2020 marking its year-long 35th anniversary celebrations. The new brochure includes a total of 15 new tours, and a special one that honours the company’s local connection....
Top USA Sporting Events To Catch During Your Trip

Top USA Sporting Events To Catch During Your Trip

(These views are the view of the Author and not necessarily the view of Valley News)  America and Sports come hand in hand and have done for generations. With numerous victories in the Olympics as well as sports such as Football it is no surprise that there are...
Don’t be measly about measles vaccinations

Don’t be measly about measles vaccinations

Public Health England (PHE) South West and travel agencies are urging holidaymakers and other travellers to check they’re up-to-date with MMR vaccination before summer travel, as outbreaks of measles continue across Europe. Measles is a highly infectious viral...

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