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New to you in 2020

  By Beth Doherty Twitter:@bethdmedia / @new_valleynews Instagram: @bethdohertymedia / @newvalleynews We don’t need to tell you 2020 has been an unprecedented year. While many things have changed, times of great uncertainty also brought... more

Friendly Salisbury is not a walk-over

The People-Friendly Streets scheme has created a vast divide among Salisbury City councillors. At an Extraordinary Full Council meeting, they voted 12 to 10 in favour of reinstating the scheme... more

Colour of the year

By Katrina ffiske January can be a time to sit back and work out what needs doing at home - do walls need painting, sofas need rep lacing? Did you... more

Couple open dream café

Five years ago, James and Emily Delport-King were on a road trip around the English countryside. During their visit to Shaftesbury, they sat in a café, admiring the building and... more

Crunchy news – with a pip in it

By Katrina ffiske Word reached the nature loving journalists at New Valley News that a new apple had been uncovered. Archie Thomas from Plant-life, (Europe’s largest charity dedicated to the... more

Remarkable grounds for hope, says MP

What a difference a year makes. While we raised a glass with our nearest and dearest in recent days, I expect many of us will have been glad to see... more

It’s in the cards

  By Beth Doherty Twitter:@bethdmedia / @new_valleynews Instagram: @bethdohertymedia / @newvalleynews Anthony Brown-Hovelt, a tarot card reader and Numerologist based in Wilton, had a busy year. With 2020 full of uncertainty, Anthony has seen... more

Pupils’ video gives a little love

Clare Dallard - the class teacher who made a video ‘Give a Little Love’ at St Andrew’s School, Laverstock, was inspired by a TV advert. “We originally looked at the... more

Groups are going greener in 2021

The New Year is stacking up to become the start of a greener community revolution. During 2020, a big step forward for the environment included buying from more local suppliers,... more

Molly marks 100

  By Beth Doherty Twitter:@bethdmedia / @new_valleynews Instagram: @bethdohertymedia / @newvalleynews Molly Clarke of Wilton, reached 100 years old at the end of 2020. Born on December 29, 1920, Molly told New Valley News... more

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