A COUPLE from Chippenham will feature on the Saturday night prime time BBC1 game show Win Your Wish List on February 20.
ADVENTURER Bear Grylls has closed his gym in Marlborough.
WE are welcoming The Enterprise Network as sponsors of the new Start Up Business of the Year category in this year’s Wiltshire Business of the Year Awards.
A GLAMOROUS former Pewsey Vale School student who competed in the final of a beauty pageant representing Wiltshire has been praised by judges for her enthusiasm.
JOE Hughes will make the second defence of his English super-lightweight title live on BoxNation.
WADWORTH shire horses will be on parade outside St John’s Church when people say their last goodbyes to Major John Bartholomew, whose family has been involved with the iconic Devizes brewery since the 19th century.
A NEGATIVE from one of the first professional photographs of Marilyn Monroe is to be sold at auction in Devizes.
A GRANT from Marlborough Town Council to a group in the town has saved it from closure.
COUNCILLORS have expressed outrage after the redevelopment of two areas in Calne has been postponed.
THERE are some conversations in life you will always treasure, either with a loved one, someone you respect or a once-in-a-lifetime meeting with a celebrity.
THE search is on to find a new town crier in Marlborough to fill the shoes of stalwart Alfie Johnson who hung up his bell last year after 21 years in the job.
ST JOHN’S Academy in Marlborough is reassuring the community there is no cause for alarm after police visited this morning when a game was taken out of context.
WHETHER you’re the generation who grew up with The Muppets or not, everyone loves puppets – and this musical is all about puppets with attitude.
A REUNION of nurses who for many years worked at the old St James Hospital in Devizes has brought back memories for people who worked there until its closure in 1990.
DEATHTRAP, an ingenious comedy thriller by Ira Levin, had phenomenal success on Broadway where it ran for over four years from 1978 and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play. A film version, starring Michael Caine, was released subsequently.
A MICROBIOLOGIST by day, Bevan Clatworthy knows a thing or two about experiments and his latest project could take the world of gaming by storm if a Kickstarter campaign succeeds.
SHERSTON’S annual pancake race took place on Tuesday (Feb 9) as dozens of local residents took to The Rattlebone Inn to scoff their faces.
FEARS that sex offenders could argue they thought they were talking to an adult when chatting to underage teenagers on social media has prompted a warning from police.
DISCUSSIONS on a contentious planning application rumbled on at Lyneham and Bradenstoke Parish Council on Tuesday (Feb 9).
PEWSEY Vale skipper Phil Vallis reckons talk of Twickenham will stay confined to alcohol-fuelled conversations for now despite his side moving to within two wins of a trip to the home of English rugby.
CAN I through your paper ask the council that before giving permission for yet another takeaway in the Station Hill area they address the waste bin issue first or the lack of them.
WE are staggered at the large amount of objections to our planning application to convert the pub to a residence.
TAVERNER Philip Peacefully at home aged 86 years on 6th February. He will be greatly missed by Zan, his family and friends. Private Cremation. Service of Remembrance to be held at St. Michael’s and All Angels Parish Church, Urchfont on Thursday…
AFTER reading the article last week from Mike Stone regarding the use of the George and Dragon pub in Erlestoke by the councillors and residents. Some 10 years ago the village and previous owners of the George & Dragon realised that pub drinking…
SO, the battle ground of Coate Bridge moves yet again, back to the High Court! On the one side is the community of Devizes who, on numerous occasions, has made plain its opposition, both as individuals and through its elected representatives, to the…
WE can only hope that Coun Desna Allen’s comments on the possible closure of the Bath Road toilets in Chippenham have been misrepresented, or that she was having a bad day in the town council offices. She knows as well as I do that attempts to…
MAY I say thank you to the management, staff and fellow customers of the Waggon and Horses at Beckhampton, who came to the aid of my wife when she was taken ill there on Thursday, January 28.
I WAS intrigued to read in Ms Perry’s column on January 28 that constituents are now divided into three categories. Or maybe only two: ‘the Good’ and ‘the Bad and the Ugly’.
The effect of the cuts WE ARE now starting to see the real impact of the cuts being forced on local government by the Conservative Government. Here in Wiltshire we see public toilets closing, grass not being cut, roads un-repaired, vital services…
DEVIZES Singers are a small, friendly ladies singing group who meet up each Wednesday for an evening of music (and laughter). We are looking for new members, either soprano or alto, as we have got our annual charity concert arranged for May.
I WAS mightily impressed by Lorraine Hatt’s beautifully articulated view of Corsham’s plight, following news of the axing of local bus services in Wiltshire.
CONGRATULATIONS Lorraine Hatt (letters, January 28). A wake up call for Corsham. Wakey wakey, rise and shine! Come on residents of Corsham and surrounding areas, fight the good fight. Stop and make known how angry you are with our local councillors…
IT IS becoming more attractive, with declining oil prices, to increase the mileage we all drive as either a tourist or commuter. Public transport is seen as expensive and inconvenient. Take for example travelling from Wiltshire into Bathnes BANES or…
TO THE man and woman in the street, it is debatable if the years of austerity are over or not. To Wiltshire Council, however, there can be no doubt at all: turn the tap on and return to spending.
A WOMAN has suffered 'life-changing' injuries after being involved in a collision with a car in Baydon.
I WISH to comment on the very negative letters about Chippenham that the Gazette & Herald has published in its last two editions.
CAR owners in Devizes, who say they have been conned by dealer Jerry Swain, this week welcomed the fact he could be facing jail.
MOTORISTS are being advised be careful on Wiltshire’s roads this morning as icy roads have caused a number of accidents.
BUS company owner Justin Pickford has condemned Wiltshire Council’s proposal to cut subsidies and reduce more than 100 bus routes around the county.
MARK Collier has no plans to rein his side in when Chippenham Town restart their promotion push on Saturday.
ANDY Webb will be looking for redemption when he steps back between the ropes later this month.
WITH Chippenham’s game at Old Bristolians off, Chippenham A maintained their push for promotion from East Central One with a 9-0 win over West Wilts B.
KAYAK king Ed McKeever has already dipped his toe into the waters of Rio 2016 as he bids to make another splash at the Olympics this summer.