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Sports for youngsters planned

July and August has a great range of multi-sport sessions through the summer holidays. Community Activity Leaders are running free multi-sport sessions at three locations in Salisbury; Bishopdown Sports Field, Harnham Recreation Ground and Bemerton Heath Green from...

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Jam-packed musical show

Award winning Mikron Theatre Company returns with All Hands On Deck at St Mary's Church Hall, Fordingbridge on Sunday, August 4 at 2pm. Mikron's latest theatrical offering is one of two plays touring for the 2019 season. Set in World War Two, the show navigates a love...

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Pauper’s funeral for wheelchair victim

Divorced Dennis Dennehy, 52, who became wheelchair bound after he ‘fell off a bridge many years ago’ was found dead by the police. He was slumped in his wheelchair at his home in Salisbury, where has lived for more than 10 years He was given a pauper’s funeral, paid...

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Smoke alarm saves house

Working smoke alarms saved a Salisbury family who escaped without injury from a fire at their home on the evening of evening July 15. Dorset and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service was called to an address in Attwood Road after a fire in the garage was reported at...

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Church concert for all

Family band Robinson-Stone, who perform the music of Clifford T Ward played at St Michael's Church Mere, in front of its nationally-known 15th century screen. The blue of a perfect Summer’s evening was visible through the colourful stained glass window. With a bar...

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Tunnel one step nearer?

The Government has given Highways England the nod to start looking for potential contractors to build the A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down (Stonehenge) scheme. A contract notice in the Official Union of the European Union (OJEU) was placed to begin the 18-month process...

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Expert talks Israel/Palestine

Palestinian Christian, Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh addresses Sarum Concern for Israel/Palestine at a meeting at Sarum College at 7.30pm on July 31, during his speaking tour of the UK. Mazin Qumsiyeh calls himself ‘a Bedouin in cyberspace, a villager at home’. He is a...

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Maiden century keeps the streak

By Roy Honeybone A Maiden century from Arthur Godsal and Jack Mynott's return from Kenya contributed to South Wilts' 124-run win versus Basingstoke & North Hants at May's Bounty on July 13. South Wilts won the toss and batted first . A quickfire 38 from skipper...

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Athletes back on track

Work has started on replacing Salisbury’s worn-out all-weather running track and should be completed in September, according to Karen Mundell, secretary at City of Salisbury Athletics and Running Club Karen said:  “Salisbury and Wilton are in the midst of a huge boom...

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Soul music scores

National singer/songwriter and worship leader Lou Fellingham performed for about 140 people in St. Mark’s Church Salisbury on Sunday, July 14. Lou said: ”Ultimately, we want the music we write to draw people to God.’  She, brought the congregation to its feet with a...

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Guy’s wine cellar needs council approval

Film producer Guy Ritchie has applied for planning permission for a special large ‘air conditioned’ 600-bottle wine cellar in his Ashcombe House mansion, near Salisbury. He wants to convert a nearby existing underground brick water storage vessel which used to supply...

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Care home hosts annual Summer Fayre

Friends, families and the local community are invite to the annual Summer Fete on Saturday, July 20, from 2pm to 4pm, at St Martins Grange care home, Fern Brook Lane, Off Shaftesbury Road, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4QD. Visitors can browse a range of stalls and try...

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First Military Child Wellbeing Course

Kiwi Primary School, Bulford,  is the first in the UK to try a new Military Child Wellbeing Course, launched by military children’s charity, Little Troopers. The course was created by experts, including a cognitive behavioural therapy specialist, creative arts...

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Call to cakemakers

Homemade cakes are an important part of the food range sold in the Coffee Shop at Chalke Valley Stores and they are currently short of suppliers. Anyone able to provide three or four cakes a week would be warmly welcomed. The shop is open weekdays, 8.30am to 6pm (4pm...

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UTC to close next year

South Wiltshire UTC is to close in August next year because of continued low demand for student places making it no longer financially viable, according to a Board of Governors statement and the Department for Education. The  focus now is on ensuring the students...

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National firearms surrender starts

Unwanted guns can be handed in to police during a two-week surrender of firearms and ammunition, starting on Saturday, July 20. According to Police, many firearms are held in innocence and ignorance of their illegality or are overlooked and forgotten in people’s...

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Events for week of 15 July 2019

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Mon 15th

Memory Box

Monday, 15 July @ 14:00 - 15:30
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Wednesday Winter Warmers

Wednesday, 17 July @ 13:15 - 14:30

Time of the Month: South West

Wednesday, 17 July @ 18:00 - 22:00
Thu 18th

Larmer Tree Festival 18 – 21

Thursday, 18 July @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 July @ 17:00

Cricket at Harnham Recreational Ground

Thursday, 18 July @ 18:30 - 19:30
Fri 19th

Larmer Tree Festival 18 – 21

Thursday, 18 July @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 July @ 17:00

I Remember it Will – Gillingham Arts workshop

Friday, 19 July @ 17:30 - 19:30

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Thursday, 18 July @ 08:00 - Sunday, 21 July @ 17:00
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The new electric LEAF is stunning

THE TWO new versions of the LEAF electric car offer improved infotainment, with the e+ Limited Edition providing a boost in power and extended range. Both feature an 8-ins touchscreen infotainment system, the e-pedal function with regenerative braking and the ProPILOT...

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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...

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Rod gave a real performance

By Sue Anslow At the Salisbury City Hall concert ‘Some Guys Have All The Luck  - The Rod Stewart Story’, on February 8, we were pleasantly surprised. We had great seats near the front so had a clear view. First impressions were that the band was beautifully dressed in...

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Great story properly told

By Fanny Charles Robert Louis Stevenson understood the timeless appeal of a great adventure and his most popular book, Treasure Island, continues to delight and excite audiences of all ages. Salisbury Studio Theatre’s youth theatre staged a swashbuckling production,...

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Hats off to open top motoring

By Maurice Hardy It may be cold outside but that’s exactly the right reason to be thinking of buying a convertible car. After all, driving with the roof down is all about warm and balmy summer days, although you may have seen some barmy, hardy (not me!) types driving...

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Shoe shop specialist steps out

By Katrina ffiske It is a sad time for Wilton. Martin Coombes has decided to step down and retire, ending 104 years of shoes being sold in the town.  Many families have bought their footwear at a Coombes shop for more than a century. The story of the Coombes shop goes...

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Video: Armed Forces Day success

Armed Forces Day, June 29, was part of a weekend of celebrations in Salisbury which attracted crowds totalling more than 27,000 . The nationally-celebrated day, when the UK celebrates its armed forces,...

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A real experience

They don’t just look like Bon Jovi but they recreate them with heart stopping accuracy. We attended The Bon Jovi Experience concert in Salisbury City Hall on June 14, and it was a performance that could not leave anybody...

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Watch: Play to learn is the motto

By Viktor Berg The Garden Montessori is the only nursery using the Montessori method of education in North Dorset. The method uses the key words: “follow the child.” With a range of self-educating and...

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