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Salisbury planning special events to mark 80th anniversary of D Day

THE 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings will be marked in Salisbury with a series of special events. On June…

Woodhenge was built in around 2300BC, according to new carbon dating

Woodhenge just as old as neighbour Stonehenge, new research shows

WOODHENGE – the lesser-known timber cousin of Wiltshire’s world-famous stone circle down the road – is just as old…

St George will be on the streets of Salisbury at the event. Picture: AI

Host of activities planned for St George’s Day celebrations in Salisbury

ST George’s Day celebrations are planned in Salisbury’s Market Square. The city council has announced a range of family-friendly activities,…

The rood has been worked on at St Mary's Church, Breamore

Religious artwork found in ‘secret’ village church chapel

A RARE, hidden Anglo-Saxon ‘rood’ has been discovered and preserved at a village church. The work of art was contained…

The lost crew of HMS Stonehenge was remembered during the service. Picture: Alabare

PICTURES: Poignant Stonehenge service to remember lost submarine crew

IN March 1944, during World War Two, submarine HMS Stonehenge was undertaking its second patrol in the Indian Ocean. With…

Theresa May with Vladimir Putin. Picture: www.kremlin.ru

Salisbury poisonings on the agenda as Theresa May returns to city

THERESA May – who led the country through the Novichok poisonings in Salisbury in March 2018 – is set…

Salisbury Cathedral, The Burne-Jones window is removed for conservation. Picture: Finnbarr Webster.

Salisbury stained glass window removed from Cathedral after 145 years

A STAINED glass window at Salisbury Cathedral has been removed for repairs – around 150 years after…

Work is getting underway ahead of construction of a tunnel near Stonehenge. Picture: National Highways

Campaigners lose High Court challenge to “pig-headed” Stonehenge tunnel plans

CAMPAIGNERS have lost a High Court challenge to “pig-headed” plans for a tunnel for the A303 near Stonehenge. After a…

Photo: Simon Peter Millard.

Storm Isha destroys First World War hangar near Salisbury

STORM Isha has badly damaged a First World War aircraft hangar near Salisbury. The structure, at Old Sarum airfield, was…

The now-former Bishop of Salisbury, chorister Harry Mills. Picture: Finnbarr Webster

Chorister, 13, becomes Bishop of Salisbury at cathedral service – for 45 minutes…

A CHORISTER at Salisbury Cathedral became Bishop for 45 minutes after coming face to face with his rival for…