News and events

Salisbury Cathedral releases album to raise funds for NHS

29 March 2021

Organists have been offering musical accompaniment to the cathedral's use as a vaccination centre.

Flying high and defying the laws of Gravity

22 March 2021

​Richard Browning has boldly gone where others only venture in their dreams. His mission to make humanflight a reality, now has the potential to save lives. Simon Heptinstall meets with Salisbury’s very own super-hero.

The Wiltshire Life Awards 2021

18 March 2021

The Wiltshire Life Awards 2021 is taking place online at 7pm on Friday March 19.

How terror came to BA775

17 March 2021

In the 1970s one of the greatest threats in air travel was the fear of being hi-jacked. For Annette Lynton Mason from Corsham this fear became a reality, when her family were on board a plane seized by terrorists. She shares her story with Mary-Vere Parr.

Salisbury Cathedral peregrine lays first egg of 2021

16 March 2021

Salisbury Cathedral’s peregrine team turned the cameras on just in the nick time! At 11.40 last night (14th March) the female laid her first egg, just four days after the cameras went live.

Wiltshire Life Awards: taking place next Friday March 19

10 March 2021

The Wiltshire Life Awards will be taking place online next Friday March 19 at 7pm. Hosted and delivered through the Wiltshire Life Awards website and Facebook Live, this will be a true celebration of our neighbours, our friends, our colleagues, and our county.

Prospect Hospice seeks new trustees to help mould the future of end of life care

10 March 2021

Local charities thrive for many reasons but many excel thanks to the leadership that governs them. Trustees are an integral part of any charity, bringing expert skills to help and support the organisation as it grows.

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire becomes a Patron of Swindon Domestic Abuse Support Service

10 March 2021

Mrs Sarah Rose Troughton, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, is giving her support to Swindon and Wiltshire’s domestic abuse charity by becoming a Patron.

Wiltshire Based Army Medical Officer’s Delight At Virtual Chat With His Royal Highness The Duke Of Cambridge

05 March 2021

An Army Medical Support Officer (MSO), originally from Romania but who serves in the British Army and is currently living in Larkhill Wiltshire, has been managing six Vaccine Quick Reaction Forces teams from across the south east of England during the pandemic, and has recently been given the unique opportunity, alongside a group of other serving personnel, to speak to His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge on a video call about their work in support of the National Health Service (NHS) during the pandemic.

High Sheriff’s award for dedicated Tisbury youth worker

04 March 2021

​ The ‘driving force’ behind a South Wiltshire youth charity has received a Wiltshire High Sheriff’s Award for her work with young people. Jaki Farrell, Director of Seeds4Success, was presented with the award via Zoom by High Sheriff Ashley Truluck. She had been nominated by the group’s trustees who told Mr Truluck she has been the driving force behind its success.