News and events

Salisbury Does Strictly… Again!

24 July 2019

Salisbury will be hosting its second ‘Salisbury does Strictly’ charity dance event in September, with Strictly’s very own Ian Waite and Erin Boag sitting on the judging panel.

White Horse to be given makeover

24 July 2019

The Alton White Horse will be getting rechalked – with the help of a Chinook military helicopter.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.