Local News from South Wiltshire & North Dorset

Tree felling protest

A protest by about 30 residents last Saturday, February 22, at Bath Road, Warminster, included members of Sustainable Warminster Environmental Community. They were protesting at the felling of about 40... more

Mitzi makes her mark

An adventurous pet dog called Mitzi has been found three months to the day after escaping from her home. Mitzi was spotted by a sharp eyed pensioner cyclist 16 miles... more

Baroness steps down to step up

What is described as the end of an era, former leader Baroness Jane Scott of Bybrook OBE, resigned from Wiltshire council as the elected member for Bybrook division. Baroness Scott... more

Bonjour Tisbury

Say ‘Bonjour Tisbury’ when the travelling French Market visits the village high street on Saturday, March 28. Tisbury once again welcomes FRANCE AT HOME, an established and authentic market which... more

Barney Norris retells Blood Wedding at Salisbury Playhouse

By Katrina ffiske A genuine buzz of anticipation grew at Salisbury Playhouse as the audience gathered to watch Federico García Lorca’s Blood Wedding, retold by ‘local’ author Barney Norris. The original 1930s Spanish setting... more

College celebrates  Apprenticeship Awards

The 10th Apprenticeship Awards were the biggest and best yet for Wiltshire College & University Centre. Since introducing the annual event a decade ago, it has always been held at... more

Cathedral Close closed

From 6pm until 11pm on Tuesday, February 18 to Saturday, February 22, vehicle and pedestrian access to the Cathedral Close is restricted during the five nights of performances of Sarum... more

Freak incident lead to spectators death

An inquest at Salisbury, Wiltshire, was told that, on January 11 spectator John Downey fell backwards and banged his head as he looked at the ball after it was kicked... more

We’ll spread opportunity, says Chancellor

Sajid Javid, Chancellor of the Exchequer, vowed to spread opportunity in the South West to enable it to flourish. He addressed a sell-out conference at The Imperial, Torquay, attended by... more

Witness appeal after attempted burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted burglary in Tidworth at about 3pm on Wednesday, February 5. An unknown male was seen trying to get into a house on... more

Koala comfort from Longleat keepers

Back from the Australian Bushfires as part of a Support Mission, two Longleat koala keepers have returned. Specialist koala keepers Graeme Dick and James Dennis flew out after South Australian partners confirmed that extra... more

Council tax rise approved

Plans have been approved to raise households’ tax to fund Dorset Police by £10 a year. During a public consultation, Dorset residents said they would be prepared to pay more,... more

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Wilton Weekly Charter Market

Thursday, 27 February @ 08:00 - 15:00

Comic Physical Theatre Show

Thursday, 27 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 28 February @ 21:00
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Comic Physical Theatre Show

Thursday, 27 February @ 08:00 - Friday, 28 February @ 21:00
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Toy and Comic Fair at The Phoenix Emporium

Saturday, 29 February @ 11:00 - 16:00

Comedy Night with Supper

Saturday, 29 February @ 18:45 - 23:00
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