News and events

Prospect Hospice upcoming activities

19 January 2021

Find out about a handful of initiatives that Prospect Hospice will be running in the next few months.

History preserved in Holt

21 December 2020

​Industrial artefacts echoing 250 years of history preserved as former tannery is converted into homes and workspaces

Hundreds of members join new online platform for voluntary sector

18 December 2020

MPs and community workers have praised a new independent online platform that connects and promotes voluntary groups with supporters, volunteers and people needing help. Wiltshire Together was launched by Salisbury-based Wessex Community Action in October using a grant from the National Lottery and already has more than 200 groups and individuals signed up as members.

Don’t miss the January issue of Wiltshire Life

09 December 2020

Welcome to the 2021 edition of Wiltshire Life. It is time to look forward with the prospect of a vaccine to immunise against the Covid-19 virus, bringing the opportunity to see family and friends once again. In the January issue we look at the towns across the county that are well worth re-discovering, with plenty of independent shops and interesting places to visit. So, as the new year begins, why not take those first steps out and about to reconnect with all the wonderful things we have here in the county and support our local producers and businesses at the same time.

Local musician and military partner releases new single to fundraise for SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity

08 December 2020

On November 11th Anna Baines from Salisbury Wiltshire released "It’s Easy" in aid of SSAFA the Armed Forces charity.

The Winsley Village Project Annual Cryptic Quiz

08 December 2020

The Winsley Village Project has a unique place in that village’s life and has for the last 35 years. Between 2020-2022, they will be raising money for Just A Drop (providing clean water to countries where disease is still rife) and Jamie’s Farm (which provides a residential experience for vulnerable youngsters aged between 10 and 16). Despite many fundraising activities being cancelled this year, their Annual Cryptic Quiz is now available.

Wiltshire Community Foundation launches £90,000 Surviving Winter appeal

08 December 2020

The Wiltshire Community Foundation is launching a £90,000 appeal to help keep hundreds of elderly people warm and save lives this winter.

Volunteer army set to support people at risk through second lockdown

08 December 2020

Volunteers ​will once again be doing essential shopping and collecting prescriptions for people most at risk in Salisbury during the second lockdown.

Stonehenge: Is the future set in stone?

08 December 2020

The Government's decision last month to go ahead with the Stonehenge tunnel has reignited the controversy that has raged for decades.

Pulling out the stops for Stars Appeal

08 December 2020

Ben Maton, a Salisbury organist and former Oxford University organ scholar, is releasing his first CD in support of the Stars Appeal.