News and events

Crime and Punishment: Chippenham put on an exhibition of policing, old and new

17 July 2019

Wiltshire Police – the first county-wide force – mark 180 years of service this year, and Chippenham Museum are holding an exhibition to celebrate.

Guinness World Record for Bradford-on-Avon Schoolchildren

17 July 2019

A new Guinness World Record was secured at a Bradford-on-Avon primary school on Wednesday after pupils helped local business, Cotton Bag Co, to bag the record for the World’s Largest Jute Bag on International Plastic Bag Free Day.

AFL Swindon raises £5,000 for Imagine That! Fundraising Campaign

17 July 2019

AFL, a global fiber optic manufacturer, has completed its annual ‘Imagine That!’ fundraiser, donating £5,000 to four organisations in the Swindon community.

Salisbury Arts Centre opens its doors to its first summer open exhibition

11 July 2019

​Salisbury Arts Centre is opening its doors this summer for its first Summer Open Exhibition, which will feature 90 pieces from 70 different artists from July 25th to 7th September.

Wiltshire Creative's new site-sepcific Imber audio experience

08 July 2019

Imber, the abandoned village at the heart of Salisbury plain, will receive a new site-specific audio experience for its open weekend Thursday 15th to Monday 19th of August.

Pier to Pier Charity Swim for Wiltshire Life’s very own Keith Hewland

05 July 2019

Next Sunday (14th July) Keith will be swimming the open water challenge from Bournemouth to Boscombe pier in support of the British Heart Foundation. He is one of our own at the Wiltshire Life office and we’d love to commend him for this fantastic effort.

Barford St Martin nursery wins prestigious National Day Nurseries Association award

03 July 2019

First Friends day nursery is celebrating after it was announced their manager Tobie Keel has won the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA)’s manager of the year award. NDNA is the national charity representing 20,000 children’s nurseries across the UK and the 250,000 people working in them.

Exhibition opens at Salisbury Library for New Forest Art School

02 July 2019

New Forest Art School will put on an exhibition at Salisbury Library to celebrate its first anniversary.

Top 15 Wiltshire Pubs make AA Pub Guide's National Shortlist

02 July 2019

The AA’s Pub Guide 2020, published today, has named its top Wiltshire pubs.

Team Hadley will be fundraising for the Maternity Ward and Benson Suite for Salisbury District Hospital Stars Appeal

26 June 2019

​On the 7th July, Team Hadley will be taking part in The Walk For Wards and walking 10k to raise money for The Benson Suite and Maternity Ward. We are so grateful for any donations towards this fantastic cause, or for anyone who wants to come and hike for Hadley with us. Xx Team Hadley Xx