News and events

All Bloody Facts, No Bloody Vision : Growing up with Harold Wilson'

05 February 2019

​Professor Robin Wilson (the son of former Prime Minister, Harold Wilson) is coming to Salisbury in March to give a talk in support of Arundells. Using many family photographs, Robin's light-hearted talk will cover his childhood at home, and his father's time in office.​

Video: The Peppermill Devizes

10 September 2018

One of the things I love about Wiltshire is that just when you think you know every square inch of the county something comes along to surprise you. This is exactly what happened on a recent visit to Devizes.

Wiltshire Life Awards 2018: Pub of the Year

04 September 2018

In March 2018, The George Inn at Lacock triumphed in the Wiltshire Life Awards Pub of the Year category. We talk to manager Chris Bryett about what makes this pub a worthy winner.

Wiltshire Life Awards 2018: The Arts & Culture Award

04 September 2018

In March 2018, Lea a mosaic artist based in Ludgershall, triumphed in the Arts & Culture category. Her passion comes from nature and beauty, allowing a unique and dynamic style of mosaic application.

Wiltshire Life Awards 2018: Local Hero of the Year

04 September 2018

In March 2018, we acknowledged the efforts of George Gordon, the hero of the Burbage Christmas Tree Sale and Market.

Enter the Wiltshire Life Awards 2019 today

03 September 2018

The Wiltshire Life Awards give nominees recognition and wider publicity​ and past nominees and winners describe them as a hugely worthwhile undertaking. There is a wide range of categories and you are sure to find one that suits your nomination, so don't delay, get online today at and make someone a winner in just five minutes.

Video: Maul's Wine Bar in Salisbury

01 August 2018

This relatively new venture is a fresh approach to the wine bar and it appears to be just what the city of Salisbury wants.

Video: The Bell at Ramsbury

24 July 2018

The Bell has just appointed a new chef, although new to the pub Tom Mackins, is no stranger to the county, he is a Wiltshire boy who has returned home and all I can say is how lucky we are to have such a talented and creative cook right here on our doorstep.

Video: At home with Wiltshire based carriage driver Karen Scott-Barrett

06 June 2018

Wiltshire based, Karen Scott-Barrett is a familiar face on the driving trials circuit, she inherited her love of horses from her parents and this summer is hoping to be a part of Team GB. Georgie Green met up with Karen at her yard in the south of the county, to discover how her family first became involved with the sport.

What's on in July?

29 May 2018

Sip champagne and enjoy the thrill of polo or camp at an eclectic music festival.