People living around Salisbury Plain may notice an increase in military activity. The army is staging a big exercise to test that its Lead Armoured Task Force is prepared for deployment. Residents have been warned to expect more vehicles such as tanks on roads in the area.
Army representatives have met with Patney Parish Council following an incident in which an artillery shell fired from Salisbury Plain landed five miles in the wrong direction.
They've issued the following statement
The army has issued a statement following last week's incident in which an artillery shell fired from the training range on Salisbury Plain went five miles of course and exploded in a farmer's field.
The church in the deserted village of Imber on Salisbury Plain will be open over the Christmas period.
Visitors can look around St Giles Church between December the 27th and January the 5th between 11am and 4pm each day.
The village was abandoned when the army took it over in 1943 to use it for D-Day training, forcing residents to move out, never to return.
It's been used for military purposes ever since, with access granted to the public a few times each year.
Servicemen who've been injured in recent wars are helping to excavate the remains of men who fought thousands of years ago.
The archaeological dig is on Salisbury Plain.
For some of those involved, it's not only helping their recovery but could be the start of a new career:
The army is monitoring a big grass fire on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire. It has been burning for some days and is on the firing ranges near Larkhill.
It is hoped that it will burn out of its own accord. Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service will only be called in if it starts to threaten property.