Local News from South Wiltshire & North Dorset

House plants can add style

  By Beth Doherty Twitter:@bethdmedia / @new_valleynews Instagram: @bethdohertymedia / @newvalleynews Jenny Cowan is a local florist working with flowers and plants for most of her life. Jenny studied at art college in Bournemouth,... more

Dog owners urged to plan ahead for firework disturbances

By Dogs Trust The national charity Dogs Trust wants dog owners to plan ahead for the fireworks season. “With the firework season set to whizz-pop into our lives again with... more

Exciting new era beckons for Wilton Shopping Village

By Phil Maclean, Retail Director, Eagle One If you’ve visited Wilton Shopping Village recently, you may have noticed things are starting to change. During lock-down, we accelerated a significant programme... more

Camping site causes concern

By Katrina ffiske A campsite set up on the outskirts of a village on the edge of the New Forest has left residents in a quandary. Opinions are torn in... more

Salisbury girl wins national award

A 1,080km fundraising challenge by a 12-year-old from Salisbury has attracted an award from a national military children’s charity. Daisy Sears was awarded the title ‘Little Trooper of the Month’... more

Activists to protest about animal experiments in secretive laboratory

An end to animal experiments at the warfare laboratory, Porton Down (‘Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) is the focus of a protest on Saturday, October 3. Campaigners plan to... more

Exclusive: James may become a publican

  By Beth Doherty Twitter:@bethdmedia / @new_valleynews Instagram: @bethdohertymedia / @newvalleynews James May talks to New Valley News about his pub venture. The Royal Oak, Swallowcliffe, has a new investor in former Top Gear... more

Athlete achieves track aim

Lucy-Jane Matthews, 18, from Salisbury, broke the British 100 meters hurdles record held by British athletics legend Sally Gunnell since 1984. She is third on the British women’s U20 all-time list and... more

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