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This week in Salisbury history: 28th December – 3rd January

28th December 2013 – Edgar Davids announces retirement after match at Ray Mac 29th December – Saint Thomas a Becket’s Day 30th December 1961 – the last film was shown at the old Odeon 31st December 1900 – a Stonehenge trilithon falls 1st January 1457 – Saint Osmund, Salisbury’s patron …Read the Rest

Stonehenge Winter Solstice 2014
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Stonehenge Winter Solstice 2014

From the Year When It was Windy But Warm…. …some text to follow. On the 6.00 bus from Salisbury to …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 21st – 27th December
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This week in Salisbury history: 21st – 27th December

22nd December 1962 – birth of Ralph Fiennes 27th December 1830 – Salisbury court convenes to try 830 Swing Rioters …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 14th – 20th December
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This week in Salisbury history: 14th – 20th December

14th December 1461 – the Tailors’ Company is incorporated by Charter 14th December 1688 – Willem of Orange reaches Salisbury …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 7th – 13th December
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This week in Salisbury history: 7th – 13th December

7th December 2007 – Unesco regrets Stonehenge roads 8th December 1833 – Fisherton street lighting 11th December 1139 – death …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 30th November – 6th December
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This week in Salisbury history: 30th November – 6th December

30th November – Saint Andrew’s Day 30th November 1976 – the new Salisbury Playhouse opens 30th November 1993 – David …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 23rd – 29th November
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This week in Salisbury history: 23rd – 29th November

23rd November – Saint Clement’s Day 23rd November 1688 – James II retreats from Salisbury 23rd November 1830 – Swing …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 16th – 22nd November
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This week in Salisbury history: 16th – 22nd November

17th November 2001 – postal workers win National Lottery 16th November – Saint Edmund’s Day 16th November 1967 – the …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 9th – 15th November
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This week in Salisbury history: 9th – 15th November

9th November 1927 – Lady Hulse becomes first woman Mayor of Salisbury 10th November 1973 – Enoch Powell speaks at …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 26th October – 1st November
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This week in Salisbury history: 26th October – 1st November

This week in Salisbury and Stonehenge history: 26th October 1918 – Stonehenge gifted to the nation 26th October 1951 – …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 19th – 25th October
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This week in Salisbury history: 19th – 25th October

This week in Salisbury history was fairly quiet, apart from the lion attack! 20th October 1816 – Lion attacks mail …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 12th – 18th October
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This week in Salisbury history: 12th – 18th October

This week in Salisbury history: 14th October, 18th Century – Hops and Onions Fair 15th October – King Charles enters …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 5th – 11th October
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This week in Salisbury history: 5th – 11th October

This week in Salisbury and Stonehenge history: 5th October 2012 – second Milford Street Bridge mural unveiled 6th October 1651 …Read the Rest

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