Politics

Get the latest news and updates for local politics across the Salisbury area. We talk exclusively to your local MP’s for news at home and in Westminster.

Young Keir Starmer defended Druid human rights at Stonehenge…

LABOUR leader Sir Keir Starmer was instrumental in religious freedom of expression at Stonehenge, a senior druid remembers. Pagan priest…

The measures aim to address air pollution in Salisbury and across Wiltshire. Picture: Pixabay

Action to be taken over air pollution hotspots in Salisbury and beyond

NEW measures to combat poor air quality in Salisbury are set to be considered as part of a new…

New SEND school in Wiltshire could be open by autumn 2026

MORE school places for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) will be available in Wiltshire after it…

Some beards on show among 19th century soldiers and inset, the distinctly clean-shaven Dr Andrew Murrison MP

MP welcomes the return of beards for British Army soldiers and officers

STROKE your chin – beards are welcome in the Army – so long as they are well kept. The move,…

Cllr Caroline Thomas has stepped down from her cabinet role. Picture: Wiltshire Council

Member of Wiltshire Council’s top team stands down due to family illness

A MEMBER of the top team at Wiltshire Council has stood down due to family illness. Cllr Caroline Thomas, cabinet…

Members of Wiltshire Youth Council

Youth Councillors gather to represent young people in Wiltshire

YOUNG people have gathered for the first time in their new roles as Wiltshire Youth Councillors. The event, on Saturday,…

Cllr Richard Clewer, inset, has given an update on City Hall in Salisbury

Salisbury City Hall ‘not for sale’, council reiterates in update

CITY Hall in Salisbury is not being sold off as a firm is sought to run it as an…

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…

Maryna Sokolyk, right, and her family have found safety and security in Wiltshire. Picture: Wiltshire Council

Ukrainian family thanks Wiltshire for “security and safety” on anniversary of invasion

COMMUNITIES across Wiltshire will be marking the second anniversary of the invasion in Ukraine today (February 24). February 24 marks…

Wiltshire Council has set a budget of around £490m for 2024/25

Council tax increase approved as part of Wiltshire budget plans

RESIDENTS are looking at a rise of 4.99% in Wiltshire Council’s share of council tax from April. The authority’s budget…