Wiltshire News

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Salisbury District Hospital has announced that both the Springs and Hedgerows restaurants are now open for patients and visitors. Both facilities have been closed due to the hospital’s response to the pandemic but …
Kingsmere Open Space Mere

A bid to rewild part of a popular beauty spot in Mere has been turned down by the local council after what have been called ‘alarmist’ objections from nearby residents. Retired journalist Simon …
Wolfe Frank Mere

Hugh Wolfe Frank (1913-­‐1988), who was the Chief Interpreter at the Nuremberg International Trials of Nazi war criminals and a pioneer of simultaneous interpretation, will receive belated, but permanent, recognition as from 1 …
red phone box Stourheadd

An old-style phone box now used to house a defibrillator near Stourhead has been destroyed in an accident. A vehicle collided with the red box and shattered it, as the dramatic photo above …
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Entrepreneurs’ efforts to employ a young ‘e-commerce exec’ on the government’s Kickstart scheme are becoming a ‘false-start’ because no-one can reach their rural offices near Gillingham and Shaftesbury. E-commerce specialists Jim Chetwode and …
Wiltshire Council

Wiltshire foster carers are helping to launch a fortnight of publicity across the south west to encourage people to foster with their local council. As part of this they are highlighting the cases …
Wiltshire Council

Wiltshire Council will launch its new website on Tuesday 25 August. All information from the old website has been moved across to a new platform with improved security, accessibility and reliability making it …
magna Carta theft

A man has been jailed for four years after being found guilty of criminal damage and attempted theft in relation to an incident involving the Magna Carta at Salisbury Cathedral in 2018. Mark …
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A group of medical, ex-military and procurement experts have come together to donate more than 1,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to a care home in Mere. UK Mask Force (UKMF), along …