Local News from South Wiltshire & North Dorset

Dates with gardens in June

Saturday June 5, 11pm-6pm, West Lavington Manor, 1 Church Street, West Lavington, SN10 4LA Come and visit this 5 acre walled garden first established in C17 by John Danvers who... more

Time to upgrade the garden china

By Katherine Pelton, House and Wardrobe The way we view outdoor space has transformed over the past year, our gardens have become spaces to escape from homes, which have become... more

Patio pizza at The Milford Hall Hotel

  By Beth Doherty Twitter:@bethdmedia / @new_valleynews Instagram: @bethdohertymedia / @newvalleynews Just a stone’s throw away from the city centre, Milford Hall Hotel is one of Salisbury’s forgotten gems. With free parking, a tasty... more

The birds are back

  By Beth Doherty Twitter:@bethdmedia / @new_valleynews Instagram: @bethdohertymedia / @newvalleynews Just a 15-minute walk from Salisbury City Centre, River Bourne Community Farm is a free-to-visit farm surrounded by 54 acres of water meadows,... more

Grant helps debt service tackle rise in cases

A Coronavirus fund grant is helping debt counsellors in Salisbury tackle an increase in demand. St Paul’s Church was given £6,250 from Wiltshire Community Foundation’s Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund... more

New Choristers at cathedral as it eases out of lockdown

Three choristers joined Salisbury Cathedral Choir for the first ‘in person’ Choral Evensong since Christmas. Sunday, May 2 marked a slow return to ‘normal’, and the trainee choristers, or probationers,... more

The eagle has landed

A giant white-tailed eagle has become a regular visitor to Longleat Safari Park. Also known as a sea eagle, it is the UK’s largest bird of prey, and the fourth... more

Coffee in the park

Two of Salisbury’s parks have a new spot for refreshments. With Salisbury City Council support, The Wood Bar has opened in Churchill Gardens in a converted, wood-cladded 1960s caravan, and... more

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