Some crackin' news for you all


3:37pm 19th May 2017
(Updated 4:06pm 19th May 2017)

We've finally got our first Peregrine Falcon chick of the year!

It hatched this afternoon (Friday 19th May) and there's four still to go.

Here's a picture of the hatchling and it's soon to be siblings.


They laid in March and the rest are expected to pop out over the next few days.

More details here on the chicks: and you can watch them here

Here's some more pictures!




We also have some other great news - Peter, the peregrine that hatched on the Tower in 2014 and who was found shot recently, have recovered well at the Hawk Conservancy Trust and will be released on Tuesday, 23 May. You can read more on that story here:

Suggested articles
CCTV camera - in Priory Square Salisbury (Mike Draper) (2)

CCTV: *Finally* some good news!

Work has begun on installing Salisbury's new system, close to 2 years after it was all switched off.

Regal Cinema After (credit Regal Cinema)

Lights, Camera, Action in Fordingbridge!

After over 50 years, the town finally has a new cinema, with celebrations this weekend.

Most read
Anchor and Hope Winchester Street (credit Google Street View)

Two men hurt in Salisbury beer garden assault

Police think there could have been more victims that haven't come forward yet - one man's been arrested.

George Bassett Nomansland (Wiltshire Police)

Missing Nomansland man found

Alive and well. Police and WILSAR crews find elderly man who vanished 3 days ago.

Newer article

Thieves target school in the Chalke Valley

Local News: Thieves steal the gates from outside Broad Chalke Primary School.

Older article

More motoring misery as another road closes for works

Local News: Part of the A345 between Figheldean and Netheravon is being closed this weekend for urgent repairs (20-21st May).

Top articles

'I can't thank you enough for finding George' - wife of Nomansland pensioner

Local News: 82 year old George Bassett is recovering after he went missing for four days last week.

£246m Government drive to make UK leader in battery technology

National: The first phase of a four-year £246m Government investment into battery technology is being launched to make batteries more accessible and affordable.

The Rock stars in 'movie' with Apple's Siri

Showbiz: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has made a "movie" co-starring Apple's voice assistant Siri.

Pedro suffers 'multiple fractures', says Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Sport: Chelsea's Pedro has suffered multiple fractures from his collision with David Ospina in China, according to boss Antonio Conte.

President's son-in-law Jared Kushner denies Russia collusion

World: Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has denied colluding with Russia or having "improper contacts" ahead of a hearing.

Waiting for next track...:

The Station for South Wiltshire and West Hampshire

Quick Poll

Name the new SERVE ON rescue boat:

© Copyright 2017 Spire FM, A UKRD group company