New Police Phone Number Launched in Wiltshire

Wiltshire was chosen as the first county to use the new police non-emergency number. The aim is to reduce the pressure on 999 services. The new number to call is 101, replacing the old 0845 408 7000 non-emergency number. Calls to 101 from landlines and mobiles cost 15 pence per call, regardless of the time […]

Arundells to Remain Open

Good news for The Friends of Arundells – their fight to save the former home of Sir Edward Heath in Salisbury has been won. It will now be staying open to the public after the trustees were refused permission to sell it by the Charity  Commission. The house contains memorabilia from the former Prime Minister […]

Stonehenge Traffic Regulation Order Enquiry

  The Stonehenge Traffic Regulation Order Enquiry will help decide access restrictions to vehicles near Stonehenge. English Heritage and Wiltshire Council are in favour of restricting vehicle access to the byways near the ancient monument whilst others such as the Druids oppose the plans. Read more about the Stonehenge Traffic Regulation Order Enquiry

Stonehenge enquiry

English Heritage have given Inside Wiltshire this statement: The closure of the A344 will bring significant improvements to the blighted setting of Stonehenge – part of the vision of the World Heritage Site Management Plan and the main reason for English Heritage to carry out the Stonehenge project. Visitors will have a much more open […]

Salisbury Food and Drink Festival

Tomorrow marks the start of Salisbury Food and Drink Festival. For great deals on eating out in the city and for the chance to meet your local producers, take part in this tribute to all things food and drink. Don’t miss the Sunday market with plenty of food and drink to try and local chefs […]

Wilton House Supercars Day

Around 140 Supercars filled the normally tranquil lawns of Wilton House on Sunday for the third Classic Rendezvous and Supercars Day.

Classic Rendezvous and Supercars Day 2011

More than 10,000 car enthusiasts turned out in glorious sunshine for the third Wilton House Classic Rendezvous and Supercars day. The supercars roared in at midday revving their engines and cruising into the beautiful grounds of the Wilton estate. The assortment of hypercars was pretty impressive – from a Bugatti Type 35B to a Ferrari […]

World Record for The Number of People Playing Air Guitar Broken at WOMAD

The World record for the number of people playing air guitar all together has been broken at WOMAD festival. The previous record was set in Australia with 1,883 people in 2009 but festival goers broke this with a head count of 2,227. The crowd strummed along to Purple Haze by Jimmi Hendrix, led by UK […]

Larmer Tree Festival 2011

This year’s festival was the 21st anniversary. Find out what’s been going on at Larmer Tree Festival 2011

The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment Annual Reunion

Today saw the annual reunion of the Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire regiment. The infantry regiment was formed in 1994 when the Gloucester Regiment and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire) merged. A parade led by a military band marched into the Cathedral Close and ended at the Wardrobe.