Photos of Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall in Salisbury

Steward for Oxfam at WOMAD Festival

Oxfam need more stewards for WOMAD Festival (25-30 July 2018). Stewards need to be over 18 years of age and able to commit to working 3 x 8 hour shifts across the festival. Oxfam has been taking volunteers to festivals for over 20 years and it’s a fantastic way to give your time to a worthwhile […]

Team hits the road in Bustard Ride for charity

A team from Wiltshire Council led by two of the authority’s corporate directors are preparing for a gruelling 130-mile sponsored bike ride around the county. Also coming along for the ride in aid of mental health charity, Wiltshire MIND, is Chief Constable Kier Pritchard from Wiltshire Police. The Bustard Ride on 21 June begins at […]

Hairy Bikers and James Martin join Longleat food and Drink Festival

The Hairy Bikers and TV chef James Martin will be among the highlights at this year’s Longleat Food & Drink Festival (June 23rd – 24th). As well as live cooking masterclasses, the two-day celebration of British summertime will also feature Market Street which plays host to 30 open-air food and drinks stalls, as well as […]

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Salisbury to support its recovery

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Salisbury on Friday 22 June to support the recovery programme underway in the city following the nerve agent attack earlier in the year. Their Royal Highnesses will meet local businesses and people in the city centre before joining a reception in the Guildhall to […]

Salisbury shortlisted to host National Armed Forces Day in 2019

Following the nerve agent attack almost two months ago, the city of Salisbury has been shortlisted as a potential host of the Armed Forces Day National Event 2019. A bid was submitted by Wiltshire Council and Salisbury City Council as a fitting event to thank the military personnel and emergency services that have supported the […]

Photos of Kim Wilde in Salisbury

Salisbury nerve agent attack

On 4 March 2018, Sergei Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia (who was visiting from Moscow) were found unconscious on a public bench in Salisbury, poisoned by a nerve agent from the Novichok family. Novichok means ‘newcomer’ in Russian. Three people were admitted to hospital and a further person treated as an out patient. The police […]

Nicola Alberry becomes new High Sheriff for Wiltshire and Swindon

Wiltshire’s new High Sheriff was sworn in on 6 April in a ceremony which dates to Saxon times. Nicola Alberry, undertook her Declaration and acceptance at the Town Hall in Calne, taking over from Lady Marland. She will be responsible for a number of ceremonial duties during her year of office. Nicky started her career […]

Union of South Africa visits Wylye Valley

On Thursday 3 May, Steam Dreams Rail Co will be bringing the romance of steam travel to Salisbury for a stunning trip through the Wylye Valley to the beautiful city of Bath or maritime Bristol. Hauled by 60009 Union of South Africa, sister engine to the famous Mallard, the train will arrive in Salisbury at […]