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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
Around 140 Supercars filled the normally tranquil lawns of Wilton House on Sunday for the third Classic Rendezvous and Supercars Day.
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 […]
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 […]
This year’s festival was the 21st anniversary. Find out what’s been going on at Larmer Tree Festival 2011
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.
The Rundle Cup Polo event took place at Tedworth House in Wiltshire. Katie Price , Leandro Penna and Tom Ward were in attendance for the INSPIRE charity match, helping to raise money for the Salisbury based spinal charity. The army v navy Hackett Rundle Cup was the main event of the day and with a […]