Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Look back over the decades at gem of town house

MOMPESSON House in Salisbury’s Cathedral Close opened its doors for the 2017 season with a new exhibition and shop. "This year’s exhibition is called New Beginnings: The story of the National Trust at Mompesson House," says Emma James, visitor experience...

Welcome Wiltshire homecoming for Police Dog Hogan star

POLICE Dog Hogan bring their driving country-rock and Americana vibe to Salisbury’s City Hall on Saturday, February 25. And it will be a welcome homecoming for Emily Norris, trumpet player with the band. She said: “It’s great to come back to...

Festive draw raises £57k for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance thank everyone who supported its 2016 Grand Christmas Draw, raising a total of £57,210. This comprised £45,171 from raffle tickets sold, along with additional donations of £5,921 towards the charity’s day-to-day operations. There was also an option for...

Police seek beige Mini after woman seriously hurt in hit-run

A WOMAN has been seriously hurt in a suspected hit-and-run incident. Police say the woman, a pedestrian in her early 20s, suffered serious limb injuries in the collision at the junction of Petersfinger Road and Milford Mill Road in Salisbury, near the...

Calendar helps raise money in memory of Wiltshire firefighter

A CALENDAR is helping raise money in memory of Wiltshire firefighter Miles Abel, to help others suffering mental health problems. Miles, who suffered severe anxiety, died in January. Since his death his wife Di, family and friends, have been raising...

Salisbury Cathedral opens its library to the public

THIS September Salisbury Cathedral is opening its 15th century library to individuals and small groups as part of its commitment to making its precious collections more accessible to the public. Library Tours will take place in the early afternoon, followed by...

MP calling for volunteers as War Memorial Campaign comes to Wiltshire

ROBERT Buckland MP is calling on members of the public to volunteer their time to support a First World War Memorial Programme as it arrives in Wiltshire. There are over 850 war memorials which may be at risk across the...

UPDATE: Salisbury police find missing Evelyn Findlay

UPDATE: Wiltshire Police have confirmed shortly after 8pm this evening, that missing Evelyn Findlay has been found safe and well in Salisbury city centre. Thanks to those of you who shared the appeal. OFFICERS in Salisbury are currently searching for an...

Police name cyclist killed in Snakey Hill crash

A FATAL collision occurred on Thursday 18 August 2016 near 'Snakey Hill' also known as Camp Hill, Salisbury. A cyclist was in collision with a Green Honda Jazz which was travelling up the hill. The cyclist sustained serious injuries and...

Man arrested as 16-year-old is discovered with serious head injuries in Salisbury

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was seriously assaulted. The incident happened just before 1.30pm today (Sunday 7 August 2016) on Downton Road, Salisbury, close to the BP garage. A 16-year-old male was found with serious injuries to...

Mum mugged in Culver Street car park while walking with her children

SALISBURY CID is appealing for witnesses to an incident which occurred in the Culver Street car park area yesterday. At approximately 4pm,  a woman aged in her 20s was walking home through the lower car park with her two young children...

Man wounded, two arrested as shots are fired on Partridge Way, Salisbury

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Salisbury at the weekend. At approximately 6.45pm on Saturday 23 July, we received a report of an assault in Partridge Way. A 27-year-old local man sustained several small puncture wounds as a result...

THIRTY cars vandalised during weekend rampage across Salisbury

Wiltshire Police is appealing for witnesses after around 30 cars were damaged in Salisbury. The incidents, believed to have happened in the early hours of Saturday 23 July 2016, are thought to have started in Francis Way in Harnham with further reports of damage...

48 hours and counting: Hunt goes on for missing Salisbury man Simon Chadwick

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for the public’s help in locating a man from Salisbury who was reported missing on Friday. Simon Chadwick, 34, was last seen at 11am on July 22 in the Porton area. He is described as white, around...

Police warn residents to ‘be vigilant’ after Wiltshire army base terror scare

WILTSHIRE Police are warning residents across the county to 'be vigilant' after responding to a report of three armed men acting suspiciously at a local army base. The incident was reported just after 6pm. Three men were reported to be acting...