A MAN who ran a meditation centre in the heart of the Avebury stone circle and had been accused of running a multi-million pound cannabis factory in a Cheltenham house committed suicide before police could charge him, a judge was told today…
A HGV lorry has struck a gas main in Colerne on Tutton Hill near the Six Bells Inn.
The Army's new state-of-the-art armoured reconnaissance vehicles are being used on Salisbury Plain as part of Exercise Wessex Storm.
MORE than 70 people walked a mile from the centre of Devizes to Hillworth Park to raise awareness and money for a charity that provides support to bereaved parents.
A Sherston pub which has been fighting a council planning order for the last two months is near completion and will open to the public this week.
A DERELICT 18th-century Grade Listed II chapel in the heart of Malmesbury has been bought for the town for more than £150,000, almost a year after campaigners thought they had lost the chance to own it.
CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier is more than happy with his pre-season preparation as he looks ahead to the new Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division season.
ARMIES of Vikings and Anglo Saxons fought it out in a Wiltshire village over the weekend to commemorate 1,000 years since the Battle of Sherston.
CALNE Library has re-opened to the public following the completion of refurbishment works last Saturday.
The UK's largest department store group John Lewis has donated £1,200 to assist schools in Malmesbury with their WOMAD project.
CHIPPENHAM toddler Jacob Withers remains in hospital, after undergoing a second operation to remove part of a brain tumour, while his family works to raise £150,000 to fly out to America for life-saving treatment.
AFTER nearly a decade at an award-winning pub, a fifth generation landlady is settling in nicely to her new surroundings at Bromham’s Greyhound.
WROUGHTON carnival returns this weekend with thousands expected to line the streets as dozens of floats dazzle past.
BARBURY is the perfect venue to give the new Event Rider Masters series its big television launch, according to the competition’s chief executive Chris Stone.
SUPERSONIC stealth aircraft made their first transatlantic flight last night, landing at RAF Fairford last night ahead of the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT).
Dig out your wellies and soak up some great live music, says MARION SAUVEBOIS
A MOTHER from Rudloe claims discount retailer Poundland ignored her warnings about a faulty phone charger which burned her daughter's fingers and could have set fire to her home.
CRICKET can be immensely frustrating when things are not going your way but with the potential of my England debut on the horizon I have to keep focused on the positives.
CHIPPENHAM MP Michelle Donelan has called on the Prime Minister to stamp out racial hatred, after one of her former staff members was racially abused.
A LITTLE bit of history was made last week as Corsham Primary became the first primary school in Wiltshire to earn a Healthy School Gold Award.
RISING star Tom Alsop is riding the crest of a wave at the moment and is savouring every second of his blossoming senior career at Hampshire.
THE MANAGER of a Lockeridge pub with a reputation for good food says he is disappointed that poor paperwork let down his pub to the extent that it scored zero in a recent food hygiene rating.
A COMEDY performance from 'boyband' 2Fat4That took Market Lavington Music and Comedy Club by storm, raising over £300 for the Hair Raising campaign which is helping Devizes mum Abi Jeffries and her daughter Rae.
UNIONS have warned that Britain’s exit from the EU could place an intolerable strain on the NHS as it hits the recruitment of doctors, nurses and other healthcare staff.
PUPILS from Devizes School’s Year 11 dressed in their finest and danced the night away at their end of school prom.
IT was lovely to see so many people enjoying the Wiltshire Armed Forces and Veterans’ Weekend held in Trowbridge Park. The military parades, the Warminster Military Wives Choir, to name but a few, the stands and side shows and especially the…
I WOULD like to take this opportunity to say a big thank-you to the excellent doctors and nurses at Green Lane Hospital.
I AM writing this to my European friends in anger to try and explain why we Brits have turned our back on Europe.
IT was interesting to read Claire Perry’s column in your paper dated June 23. She commented on the tragic and untimely death of Jo Cox which united people across the political spectrum with disbelief that this could happen to an MP going about her…
BUSINESS owners are angry and upset after the sudden closure of Chippenham’s The Gym UK forced their own businesses, which they had invested thousands of pounds in, to close.
COMMUTERS travelling through Marlborough faced a three-mile queue of traffic when a lorry became stuck.
WHAT a difference a week makes!
PEOPLE living near the Station Road car park in Devizes are starting to lose their patience with the 'boy racers' who meet in the car park every evening.
I DECIDED to attend Stonehenge this year to witness summer solstice after missing sunrise from summer solstice last year.
ON SATURDAY, June 18, we held a fundraising garden party in aid of The RUH Bath Forever Friends Cancer Care Appeal and also in memory of our daughter Nicola who died of cancer in March 2013.
PEOPLE have voted for change. It is understandable: many people are angry with the way things are. The economy is not working for everyone and austerity has hurt.
WE read with interest your news article about the problems the council had in getting the postal votes organised for the EU referendum. This is because we have had an additional very questionable problem that has yet to be resolved.
THE comments of James Gray MP last week that he would be “prepared” to accept a Remain vote in the EU referendum only if it was by “a reasonable majority (say 60/40)” received national coverage.
I CAN only agree with MP James Gray’s opinion (Gazette, June 23) that a reasonable majority in the recent Referendum would need to be around 60/40, particularly for such a momentous decision.
WE have learned several hard lessons from last week’s referendum. Above all we have learned that millions of people have a deep anger about the situation they find themselves in, about politicians, about the EU and about what they see as the…
WILTSHIRE men thumped Worcestershire last weekend to keep alive their hopes of winning their Middleton Cup west group and reaching the quarter-finals for the six successive season.
Marilyn and Ken Stokes 2nd July 1966 Congratulations on your Golden Wedding Anniversary Lots of love from David, Alison and Carolyn and grandchildren Jacques and Olly. x x x
OAKE John On June 26th aged 81 years following a long illness borne with humour. Beloved husband to Sylvia, will be sadly missed by his loving family. Funeral Service to be held at West Wiltshire Crematorium, Semington on Thursday July 7th 2016 at…
EMERALDS’ Jaden King may have been to Hull and back but it was a trip that was laden with gold.
GOATACRE captain Ed Wilkins admits the club’s eyes are inexorably turning towards the home of cricket again after they booked their place in the last 16 of the National Village Cup.
THE 2016 West Country League opened at the Wiltshire School of Gymnastics in Melksham on Sunday, where Chippenham’s Moonraker club sent a party of competitors.