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Devizes MP announces winners of her best local independent shop competition

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:04am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Results of a vote for the best local independent shop in the Devizes constituency, organised by MP Claire Perry, have been announced.

Video camera pervert, 49, gets jail warning from judge

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

5:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A 49-year-old man who set up video cameras to spy on a girl in a bathroom and bedroom has been warned he is facing a jail term.

Watch out for your ferrets: Wiltshire pets struck down with highly contagious virus

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:52pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Ferrets owners in Wiltshire are being warned of an outbreak of a highly contagious virus after a number of cases of epizootic catarrhal enteritis (ECE) were reported.

Royal Wootton Bassett pupils awarded on their fun run

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:25pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

More than 160 children ran a mile in Noremarsh Junior School’s fun run to raise funds for an outdoor classroom and pupils’ cookery equipment.

Model rail fans chuffed at turnout for Chippenham show

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:55pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Bentley Model Railway Group are optimistic it will be full steam ahead for Chippenham’s Model Railway Show after a successful exhibition on Saturday.

Wiltshire MPs back call for direct trains between Oxford and Bristol

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Rail campaigner Graham Ellis, left, with MP Duncan Hames at the launch of the expanded TransWilts service on December 9

10:52am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Wiltshire MPs are among those who have written to Patrick McLoughlin, Secretary of State for Transport, calling for a direct train service between Oxford and Bristol.

Chippenham gardeners can start in no time as allotment list dwindles

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:43am Wednesday 1st October 2014

The waiting list for an allotment in Chippenham is at an all-time low.

First World War centenary: Corsham concert date set

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A concert commemorating 100 years since the First World War began will take place later this month.

Is a toilet seat the worst present a woman can get? What to avoid giving this Christmas

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A survey of women living in Wiltshire has revealed that nearly 80 per cent have received unwanted presents.

VIDEO: Gary tells his Wiltshire Air Ambulance story

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Gary Maslin, of Devizes, who suffered a heart attack, tells his Wiltshire Air Ambulance story here:

Chippenham shop stars in TV show Antiques Road Trip

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

An antiques shop near Chippenham stars in TV show Antiques Road Trip this afternoon.

Macmillan mobile support service in Chippenham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Massive Macmillan Workout

9:05am Wednesday 1st October 2014

The Macmillan mobile service, giving free cancer information and support, is stopping off in Chippenham today, October 1.

Pewsey man has harassment victim in fear as he seeks to overturn conviction, court told

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

12:44pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A Pewsey man who admitted harassment wants the conviction overturned saying he only pleaded guilty because his mother was worried about him being sent to jail.

Police plea after seven cars 'keyed' in Calne

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

9:59am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after seven vehicles in Calne were attacked on Thursday night.

Christian Malford man bailed over child abuse downloads accusation

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

8:40am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A man who is accused of making hundreds of indecent images of children has been released on bail by a judge.

Saga looks at new markets as Wiltshire retirement village takes shape

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Saga, the over-50s insurance group which is involved in building a retirement village near Corsham, is looking at enter into a series of new markets in the wake of its stock market flotation.

Fight must go on to save Wiltshire's outstanding landscapes, says CPRE president

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Sir Andrew Motion, the president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, visited Wiltshire's CPRE branches to discuss countryside issues with local volunteers.

Plea to community over Corsham's neighbourhood plan

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A neighbourhood plan that will help shape the future of Corsham and give residents more input is in its early stages.

Marlborough sixth former runs online auction in memory of nephew

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:32pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

St John’s Marlborough sixth form student Emily Palmer, 16, is running an online auction throughout October to raise money for Sands - the stillbirth and neonatal death charity.

Wiltshire firms face being named and shamed if equal pay rules ignored

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Wiltshire firms are being advised to check they comply with rules about equal pay – or risk being named, shamed and fined.

£1k of equipment stolen from Corsham building site

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

5:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

More than £1,000 of equipment was stolen from a building site in Thingley, Corsham, last Thursday.

Pop-up trench to illustrate life during First World War

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: World War I:  Life in the Trenches  - a talk by Steve Williams

5:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A pop-up trench will show what life was like in the trenches on Sunday.

Price wars at Wiltshire pumps as supermarkets cut cost of diesel and petrol

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Fuel prices could fall in Herefordshire - but Worcestershire could miss out

3:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Wiltshire motorists are expected to get a boost as supermarkets slashed the price of fuel today.

Backing of Wiltshire and Dorset fire services merger plan welcomed by former chairman

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Graham Payne

2:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

The former chairman of Wiltshire and Swindon Combined Fire Authority is delighted that Swindon Council is set to back the merge of Wiltshire and Dorset fire services.

Elderly ex-RAF women died after car pulled out in front of speeding lorry, inquest hears

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:34pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Two elderly ex-RAF servicewomen were killed when their car pulled out in front of a speeding lorry in the Cotswolds, an inquest heard today.

VIDEO: Chris tells his Wiltshire Air Ambulance story

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:58am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Chris Locke, of Hilperton, became ill in October 2013.

Unanimous vote against Tesco store and homes at Royal Wootton Bassett

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:25am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Town councillors unanimously voted against plans to build a new supermarket and hundreds of homes on the outskirts of Royal Wootton Bassett.

Bail for Melksham man accused of trading in hard drugs

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

10:07am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A Melksham man accused of being involved in the trade in hard drugs has been released on bail by a judge.

Arrest warrant for Malmesbury man who failed to turn up to court

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

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A judge has issued a warrant for the arrest and detention of a Malmesbury man who is accused of being involved in the trade in hard drugs.

Devizes pupils dress-up for Roald Dahl day

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:22am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Fantastic Mr Fox and some Oompa Loompas were seen at Wansdyke School in Devizes as part of a charity dress-up day.

Devizes goes wild as Country comes to Town

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Owls cows and sheep were the hit attractions on Saturday at Wiltshire Wildlife Trust’s third Country Comes to Town event in Devizes Market Square and the Corn Exchange.

Held: Man accused of Marlborough house break-in

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

5:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A man who is accused of taking part in a break-in at a house in Marlborough has been remanded in custody by a judge.

Driving home road safety message with shocking presentation for Wiltshire students

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

5:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

More than 2,800 Wiltshire students are experiencing a hard-hitting road safety presentation.

A personal service for cancer patients

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

CANCER patients can now receive their chemotherapy treatment from a special mobile unit after a donation from the charity Hope for Tomorrow.

Filling Station topped up by £1,700 fundraiser

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE mayor of Royal Wootton Bassett’s charity dinner helped to raise more than £1,700 for the homeless shelter The Filling Station.

Three arrested in connection with Devizes attack all local, police confirm

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:11pm Monday 29th September 2014

Police have now confirmed that all three people arrested in connection with the attack on a 42-year-old man in Devizes during the early hours of Saturday are from the town.

Wiltshire Police leads way on new Child Rescue Alert system

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:53am Monday 29th September 2014

Wiltshire Police is the first force in the country to sign-up to the enhanced Child Rescue Alert system.

Bailed: Three arrested after man found injured in Devizes shopping centre

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:24am Monday 29th September 2014

Three people arrested after a 42-year-old man was found critically injured in The Brittox, Devizes, in the early hours of Saturday have been released on bail.

Frustration of hospital trust directors with food and cleaning standards

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: GWH's NHS Foundation Trust applied for permission to carry out treatment on a 25-year-old pregnant woman with a history of bipolar disorder

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

Directors of the Great Western Hospital have publicly spoken of their frustration with and dipping confidence in Carillion, the firm in charge of its cleaning and catering services.

Busy summer for Dauntsey's tall ship Jolie Brise

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:30pm Monday 29th September 2014

Dauntsey’s School tall ship, the Jolie Brise, has concluded a busy summer season which involved sailing about 9,000 miles and visiting 40 different ports.

Work starts on stone curlew mural to celebrate Wiltshire population's recovery

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Eight stone curlews have been found dead in Wiltshire, Norfolk and Suffolk

4:30pm Monday 29th September 2014

The elusive stone-curlew has had a successful breeding season in Wiltshire, says the RSPB, and to celebrate the recovery of the rare bird's population work on a mural started today.

Serious assault trial date set for Bassett pair

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

3:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

The trial date for a man and teenage girl who are accused of carrying out a serious assault has been set for Tuesday, December 16.

£97k grant to help Wiltshire Mind provide new armed forces support service

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Charity chief David Mckeigue

12:12pm Monday 29th September 2014

Wiltshire Mind is delighted to announce it is has secured a Forces In Mind Trust grant to provide a new support service for the Armed Forces community supporting those caring for people with mental illness.

Benches planned in Corsham to honour fallen

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

Benches at Corsham's war memorial as part of the town’s First World War commemorations.

Battle tanks leave Tidworth for Eastern Europe

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:07am Monday 29th September 2014

THE British Army has started transporting Challenger II Battle Tanks to Eastern Europe ahead of the NATO exercises that are taking place there.

Villagers get creative to support Purton’s first scarecrow contest

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00am Monday 29th September 2014

IT took the best part of 20 years as a Purton resident, but Ali Davies and her co-organisers finally orchestrated the village’s first-ever scarecrow trail at the weekend.

Man in serious condition after Devizes attack

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:12am Sunday 28th September 2014

A man is in a serious condition after being found injured in the early hours of Saturday in The Brittox, Devizes, after apparently being attacked.

Police appeal for witnesses to three-car A4 Chequers Hill crash

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

8:30pm Sunday 28th September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after three cars were involved in an accident on the A4 at Chequers Hill between Chippenham and Corsham.

Cash gift for Greatwood racehorses

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

5:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

RACE HORSE charity Greatwood has received a welcome donation which will fund six automatic drinking water units in its stables.

Police plea after death of woman who suffered serious head injury in Hilperton accident

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:17pm Sunday 28th September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after the death of a woman who was struck by a car in the early hours of Saturday morning.


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