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Man accused of having hard drugs for supply in Chippenham bailed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A man who is accused of having hard drugs for supply in Chippenham has been released on bail by a judge.

VIDEO: Market Lavington High Street shut as house burns

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:23pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The High Street in Market Lavington remained shut early this evening as Wiltshire Fire Fire and Rescue deal with a serious house blaze.

Judge 'wrong' to order boys removed from their Wiltshire mum

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

2:09pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A family court judge was wrong to order two boys to be removed from the care of their mother following a hearing in Wiltshire, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

Crucial meeting over re-opening Corsham railway station 'within a month'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A crucial meeting between government officials and campaigners about the re-opening of Corsham railway station will take place within a month, says Devizes MP Claire Perry.

Marlborough and Pewsey schools cope with a 50 per cent increase in meals

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

School across Marlborough and Pewsey are embracing the new government initiative which entitles five to seven-year-olds to free dinners.

How Gannett Foundation helped Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is one of the many charities to have benefited from the Gannett Foundation, the charitable arm of the Gazette & Herald’s publishers.

Springfield Community Campus installs self-service book lending machines

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Library opening hours at Springfield Community Campus have been extended and new self-service machines unveiled to enable residents to borrow books on Sundays and outside opening hours.

Brain takes on brawn in military-style clash of the fittest

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Competitors from around the country are expected to head for Charlton Park, near Malmesbury, this weekend for a new Hunger Games meets Krypton Factor-style competition where, it is claimed, the smart can out-compete the fast.

Residents' victory hope over intrusive housing scheme

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Residents appear to have won their battle with developers over a housing scheme in Sherston.

Light Operatic Society show raises £735 for Royal British Legion

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Wootton Bassett Light Operatic Society has handed £735 to Royal British Legion representatives after its fundraising First World War commemorative concert.

Blessing given to wedding at girl’s hospice

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Parents Richard Dicks and Louise Duman chose to have their wedding day blessed at the hospice where their daughter receives respite care. Five-year-old Ella suffers from a complex genetic medical condition and her mum and dad were anxious for her not to miss out on the occasion.

Funeral firm's plea for clothes to aid hospice

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Funeral directors C S Bowyer are appealing for help with their campaign to collect as many unwanted textiles as possible to raise money for the hospice Helen and Douglas House.

Tour of Britain: Sir Bradley Wiggins confirmed as Team Sky leader

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sir Bradley Wiggins cycling in a previous Tour of Britain

12:33pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins will ride through Wiltshire as he defends his Tour of Britain title, it was confirmed today.

Help to Buy: Wiltshire is second-highest authority with most completions

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:04pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

More than 48,000 households have been helped by the Government's flagship Help to Buy mortgage support scheme with Wiltshire being the second-highest local authority with the most Help to Buy completions.

Calne laser pen wielder threatens Airbus descending into Bristol

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

10:56am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Wiltshire Police are warning of the dangers of shining laser pens at flying aircraft.

Wiltshire's Emergency Services Show to be 'biggest and best yet'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Emergency Services Show

9:25am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The ninth Emergency Services Show takes place on Sunday and the organisers say it promises to be the biggest and best yet.

Corsham man, 59, who downloaded indecent child images may face jail

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

8:58am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A man who downloaded hundreds of indecent images of children has been warned he could be facing a jail term.

Jailed: Yob who smashed pint glass into man outside Pewsey pub

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

A man who smashed a beer glass into the head of another drinker outside a Pewsey pub has been jailed for two years and eight months.

Nato summit: Wiltshire Police on high alert as Obama heads along M4

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: President Barack Obama speaks about his Promise Zones Initiative, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Promise Zone Initiative is part of a plan to create a better bargain for the middle-class by partnering with l

10:33am Monday 1st September 2014

Wiltshire Police are on high alert along the M4 this week as delegates, including US President Barack Obama, make their way to and from Swindon for the Nato summit in Newport under threat of disruption from activists.

Pedestrian in accident on A303 near Stonehenge dies

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Laster aimed at Wiltshire Air Ambulance

8:59am Monday 1st September 2014

A pedestrian hit by a car on the A303 near Stonehenge on Friday evening has died, police have said.

Calne to host BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: BBC Radio 4's Any Questions? programme broadcasted live from the Drill Hall in Chepstow.  Pictured is the programme chair Jonathan Dimbleby. (5165146)

8:18pm Monday 1st September 2014

BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? is coming to Calne on Friday, October 10, as part of the town’s Music and Arts Festival.

Sci-fi characters are centre stage at first two-day Melksham Comic Con

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:31pm Monday 1st September 2014

Spiderman, Superman and a steampunk Dalek were among those made an appearance at Melksham Comic Con at the weekend.

Cheers as Rabley Wood View homes bid thrown out

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Coun Nick Fogg

11:13am Monday 1st September 2014

There were cheers when an application to build 46 houses on land next to Rabley Wood View in Marlborough was thrown out by Wiltshire Council's Eastern Area planning committee.

Thousands line Devizes Carnival route

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:38pm Monday 1st September 2014

Thousands lined the Devizes Carnival route as floats and walking entries left The Green.

Musical treat as St John residents show off garden and craft skills

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Picture from stock

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Green-fingered residents of The Order of St John Care Trust home will showcase their craftiness at their annual Wiltshire Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show on Wednesday.

Jailed: Former Royal Mail worker who stole items worth £60k

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

5:59pm Monday 1st September 2014

A former Royal Mail worker has been jailed for stealing more than £60,000 worth of jewellery and watches from the company.

Emotional farewell to Calne camp site manager in motorcycle tragedy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:17pm Monday 1st September 2014

There was raw emotion as friends and family of camp site manager Sam Walden said goodbye to the man with an infectious smile and love for life.

Woman suffers serious head injuries in Collingbourne Ducis accident

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:40am Monday 1st September 2014

A driver suffered serious head injuries in an accident at Collingbourne Ducis.

Meningitis survivor beats odds to cycle in Sainsbury's School Games

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:51am Sunday 31st August 2014

TEENAGE paracyclist Lauren Booth has been selected to compete at Sainsbury’s 2014 School Games – a major multi-sport event for elite young athletes.

Pledge your skills to help Rowde activity centre bid

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Rowde Parish Council is supporting calls for a crossing on the Caen Hill dual carriageway

6:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Rowde Parish Council is asking villagers to pledge support for its bid for funding to Sport England to build an activity centre on the village sports field.

Defibrillator at Woodborough social club

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Village has life saving equipment thanks to pub's summer ball

4:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Woodborough's first defibrillator has been installed on the wall at the Social Club in Smithy Lane.

Selwood backs Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Selwood Housing has donated £2,000 to the Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust to help with community activities.

Xbox boost for Devizes Hospital patients

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Devizes Rotary Club is raising money for Green Lane Hospital in the town, which looks after patients with mental health problems.

A final stir of the pan as Marlborough pair make a change

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

After 25 years in Marlborough, caterers Della and Stephen Moran are hanging up their aprons in search of new adventures.

Bremhill couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Church verger Derek Kyte and church warden Nancy Kyte are celebrating 60 years of happy marriage today.

Farming diary - Family visit during harvest

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

The autumnal chill has remained over the last week, with a northerly wind dominating the weather.

Zena Robson, Woodborough Garden Centre - Some thoughts as autumn nears

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Where is the time going? Hard to believe that it’s nearly September.

My Word by John Craig, ex-Wiltshire fire chief - Plugging the black hole...

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hospital trust meeting

8:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

We all know that the NHS is facing serious financial problems.

Pewsey dad's 106km success is heartfelt

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

FATHER Andy Bayliss completed a tough 106 kilometre walking challenge on Saturday to raise money for the British Heart Foundation in memory of his unborn son.

Wife joins Dorothy House Midnight Walk in memory of popular Melksham rugby captain

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:01am Sunday 31st August 2014

FORMER captain of Melksham Rugby Club Chris Bull will be one of hundreds of people remembered during this year’s Midnight Walk for Dorothy House Hospice.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Retirement homes scheme 'to ease Marlborough traffic'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

DEVELOPER McCarthy & Stone says plans to build retirement flats at the site of the Clarke and Rodway Garage in Marlborough will help to ease traffic problems around Granham Hill.

Wiltshire Police appeal over 'dangerously pure' heroin

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

8:10pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Wiltshire Police have tweeted that there are reports of heroin of a dangerous level of purity being sold in the Chippenham area.

Young survivor takes prize in Devizes baby contest

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Miracle baby Emily Chase must be the youngest child ever to take part in a Devizes baby show, for in physical terms she was only days old when the judging took place.

Drivers netted in operation

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Police targeted drivers speeding and committing other traffic offences in Calne during the first part of a crackdown in the town.

Calne's Repair Academy has flair for repair

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A social enterprise in Calne that combines recycling with practical training was praised by the Minister for Civil Society in a visit last week.

All rosy at Corsham garden society show

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

This year’s Corsham Garden Society annual show attracted more than 600 entries, from floral art, produce and cookery to photography, drawing an audience of more than 100.

Applause as planners object to homes bid on former Studley nursery

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Villagers in Studley are celebrating after Wiltshire Council's North Area Planning Committee voted to object to a planning application for 28 houses.

Devizes Carnival entrants turn on the style

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:02pm Saturday 30th August 2014

From mini majorettes to sultry samba dances Devizes had the carnival spirit on Saturday night.

Firefighters thanked after blaze tackled at upmarket furniture firm

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Upmarket furniture firm OKA has paid tribute to firefighters after its Froxfield warehouse went up in flames.


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