Find out about the contemporary women of Salisbury, who are making significant contributions to our community and future.

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Sen relaxing in the bluebell woods

Sen Peralta

Learn how Sen arrived in Salisbury, with very little baggage, to begin a new life nursing in a totally different country, a different culture and a different language.

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Tracy Daszkiewicz

Listen to the story of Tracy, and the remarkable journey that led to her being Director of Public Health for Wiltshire at the time of the Novichok poisoning incident in 2018,

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Mary Paisey

Mary was awarded an OBE in recognition of her work in setting up and supporting the Salisbury Women’s Refuge find out more by listening to the podcast

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Amanda in the Chapel during refurbishment

Amanda Newbery

Listen to Amanda’s journey from working in an estate agents, to manufacturing, to running a nightclub and discover the importance of the night-time economy to the city

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Eve Warton at the chalke Valley History Festival 2021

Evelyn Warton

Hear Eve talk about her amazing life, full of unusual twists and turns. From a cocooned life of privilege in-between the wars, to joining the WRNS to becoming part of a new elite category known as Night Vison Testers, to a happy family life after the war despite being impacted by sorrow and loss

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Petra Oyston

What does it take to win the 2018 Women in Defence “Innovator of the Year” award? Passion, curiosity and a lot of determination!

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Bishop June Osborne wearing a purple cassock

June Osborne

Listen to Bishop June talk about her journey from inner city Manchester to bishop in the Church in Wales via the Deanery of Salisbury

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Jacquiline beside one of the sculptures in the Spirit and Endeavour Exhibition on the day the cathedral reopened after the first lockdown

Jacquiline Creswell

You may not recognise the name but many reading this will have seen the amazing art exhibitions at Salisbury Cathedral. Listen to the story of how Jacquiline made the journey from growing up in apartheid SouthAfrica to Visual Arts Advisor at Salisbury Cathedral

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