Record Breaking Local Bra Collection

In their fourth year of collecting lightly used bras, Salisbury Soroptimists this year almost doubled their total collected to date with a record 2000+ bras donated by local ladies. The bras and knickers go to ‘Smalls for All’ for shipping out to a variety of areas in Africa where, as the charity has found, underwear gives women dignity and self-worth.…

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Laverstock’s Hidden Wildlife Gem

Tucked away in a corner of Laverstock is Whitebridge Spinney boardwalk, a surprising hidden gem which runs alongside the banks of the River Bourne. Now that the boardwalk is brimming with life and colour, it’s hard to imagine the sharp, brittle features of a hoar frost which sometimes appears in winter, but this is a spot that has a unique…

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Hospice Fire Walkers Raise A Sizzling £30,000

On Friday 11th June 65 dare-devil fire walkers turned out to walk 15 feet across 550c hot coals. The walkers, including; mySalisbury’s Andy Munns, a man dressed as Fred Flintstone and many wearing Hospice t-shirts all braved the walk and raised a staggering amount of money. The fundraisers took part in the charity’s first-ever Fire Walk event in the spectacular…

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Consultation on Problem Junctions to begin at Area Board Meeting

Wiltshire Council is due to begin a non-statutory consultation and engagement exercise on proposed improvements to three road junctions in the Salisbury area later this month. The proposals would see Exeter Street roundabout, Harnham Gyratory, and Park Wall junction all reconfigured to increase capacity, improve journey times and reduce queues for motor vehicles, while at the same time improving facilities…

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Fire Service Open Applications for Prince’s Trust Achieve Programme

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) is now recruiting for its upcoming Prince’s Trust Achieve programme. Working in partnership with the Prince’s Trust, this four-week course will be delivered digitally for young people aged 16-25 who are not in education, employment or training.  The programme involves a mixture of group activity sessions via video calls to encourage the…

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