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Corsham gets £20k budget for youth services next year

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Laura Mayes, cabinet member for Children's Services

6:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Corsham will have a £20,000 budget for youth services next year, under Wiltshire Council’s new community-led model.

Hatts Travel closure: Concern over village services

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire Council is proposing major money-saving changes to the Connect2Wiltshire bus services

5:27pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Kate Freeman, of Etchilhampton, who helped set up the pioneering Wigglybus in the Pewsey Vale in 1999 and which is now called Connect2Wiltshire, thanked Hatts for its running of the service.

Hatts Travel closure: Hundreds of would-be holidaymakers lose out

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:17pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Hundreds of holidaymakers have been devastated by the collapse of Hatts, which has left them out of pocket and with no trip to look forward to.

Hatts Travel closure: Three operators found to take over routes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Wiltshire Council bosses and administrators have secured a deal to keep bus services running in the wake of the collapse of Hatts Travel.

Dad joins in Devizes Scout’s shave

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Scout Daniel Scott was joined by his dad as they got their heads shaved to raise money for the youngsters to go to the World Jamboree.

Blood disorder kills Colerne soldier who survived bomb blast and tackled Taliban fighter

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:49pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A Colerne-based soldier who survived a bomb blast and tackled a Taliban fighter while serving in Afghanistan has died from a rare blood disorder.

Life in trenches revealed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AN exhibition paying tribute to the soldiers of the Calne area who fought in the First World War will run for another week.

Pewsey coach firm invites Hatts Travel workers to get on board

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:45pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Pewsey Vale Coaches is inviting staff made redundant by Hatts Travel to apply for jobs with the company.

Police investigate indecent exposure incidents in Malmesbury

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

12:15pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Police are investigating two incidents of indecent exposure in Malmesbury.

Walk of protest at Chippenham warehouse bid site

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Cepen Park residents staged a protest against plans for a 15-metre high warehouse with 150 HGV movements, day and night, through Chippenham.

Bishops Cannings vicar will hold vigil to honour sacrifice

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Vicar Canon Robert Bailey is holding a 36-hour vigil to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

Quiet carriages will stay on our trains, says First Great Western

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A First Great Western train leaving Paddington Station heading towards Swindon

10:22am Thursday 31st July 2014

First Great Western has this morning hit back at claims it is removing quiet carriages from all its trains.

Rowde funeral for Prison Bridge bike crash victim

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:13am Thursday 31st July 2014

The funeral for Charlie Sherman will take place tomorrow in St Matthew’s Church, Rowde, at 10.45am.

Traders revolt over closing street for Marlborough Jazz Festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:24am Thursday 31st July 2014

TRADERS in Marlborough say they lost out on thousands of pounds of business as a result of road closures over the jazz festival weekend and want a rethink for next year’s event.

Devizes skaters get in line for prizes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes mum-of-four Lucy Wain wants to open an indoor skate park

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

YOUNG skateboarders, inliners and scooter riders are being invited to take part in a junior competition at the RampNation indoor skate park, off London Road in Devizes.

Hatts Travel closure: John Bodman shocked

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:49am Thursday 31st July 2014

John Bodman only found out that Hatts Travel – the firm which owns Bodman Coaches – was to close three days before staff were told.

Wall wrecked by lorries on sat nav rat run through Little Cheverell

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

HOUSEHOLDER Peregrine Rawlins is calling for action to stop lorries using a single-track road at Little Cheverell as a rat run.

Bid for 'wildlife-friendly' 55-acre solar farm at Castle Combe Race Circuit

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

Plans are to be submitted for a huge solar farm in the centre of Castle Combe Race Circuit.

Tributes paid to Dyson worker who died in A303 lorry tragedy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:04pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Tributes have been paid to Dyson worker Mariola Martin, 53, after she was killed in an horrific accident on Sunday.

Chippenham's Poundland and Costa Coffee shut after ceiling collapse

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Poundland is to open a temporary store in Chippenham after its ceiling caved in last week.

Police appeal after six Wiltshire firms targeted

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

4:31pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Police are appealing for information after burglaries between July 19 and 27 at six firms across Wiltshire.

Battle of Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

SOLDIERS descended on Marlborough Common to seize the town in a re-enactment of the English Civil War.

Jail sentence of pervert doctor cut from 12 to ten years

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Davinder Jeet Bains was jailed for 12 years

6:08pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A Wiltshire doctor who filmed himself sexually abusing female patients with his James Bond-style wristwatch has had his sentence cut from 12 to 10 years on appeal.

Fans have a fine time as sun beats down on Womad festival at the weekend

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Womad's clockwork timing impressed the 40,000-strong crowd of revellers gathered in Charlton Park.

Wandering wallaby Wanda sighted in Aldbourne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:35pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Wiltshire's wandering wallaby Wanda has made her way to Aldbourne after being on the run for almost a month.

Items found alongside stolen mobility scooter

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Knife raid on Chippenham newsagents

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for help in tracing the owners of a child’s quad bike and fishing gear that were found with a stolen mobility scooter.

Give us a Chance- Fun for families ... and dogs

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: ou can do your bit to help the Gazette’s Give us a chance appeal

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Hundreds turned out in sunny Worton to help raise thousands of pounds more for our Devizes Opportunity Centre appeal.

Driver's senior moment leads to car getting stuck on Kennet and Avon Canal towpath

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:36pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

An elderly man visiting Devizes took a wrong turning in his car and ended up stuck on the Kennet and Avon Canal towpath.

Hector the donkey hurt in second vicious attack

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:19pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A donkey has been slashed across its nose in a second vicious attack on a rescue animal near Yatton Keynell.

Wadworth ends sponsorship of Bath Rugby after four years

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bath Rugby ace Matt Banahan and former prop Duncan Bell (back l-r) launch their own brews, Jersey Flyer and Belly Buster, with Wadworth brewer Colin Oke and sales & marketing director Paul Sullivan at the Devizes brewery on Tuesday

1:04pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Wadworth Brewery has announced the end of its sponsorship of Bath Rugby after four years.

Pervert doctor who filmed patients with 'James Bond' watch appeals against jail sentence

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Davinder Jeet Bains admitted sex offences against patients

8:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A Wiltshire doctor who filmed himself sexually abusing female patients with his James Bond-style wristwatch will appeal against his 12-year jail sentence today.

Changes will mean cleaner streets for Devizes, says Wiltshire councillor

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Wiltshire Council highways boss Philip Whitehead says changes to street cleaning will stop duplication and improve the situation for Devizes.

Wiltshire 'smartcard' would mean fairer fares and parking charges, say Lib Dems

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Wiltshire is on course to deliver fairer fares across the county, say local Liberal Democrats.

Devizes truck fan’s dream comes true as firm’s vehicle is now her namesake

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Truck fanatic Hannah Rose Woodruffe saw her dream become reality when Devizes company RT Keedwell named one of its trucks after her.

Contest for juniors at Devizes skate park

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes hosts first round of this year’s Wiltshire Skate Series

7:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Young skateboarders, inline skaters and scooter riders can take part in a junior skate competition at RampNation indoor skate park, off London Road, Devizes.

Bardheads prepare for first Edinburgh Fringe show

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Rowde actor Jules Hobbs and her business partner Richard Curnow aim to raise their profiles when they take part in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the first time.

Malmsbury students gain insight into vital debates

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Dozens of Malmesbury sixth form students put aside thoughts of their impending exam results to get to grips with vital world issues.

£2k boost delights Devizes Rotary Club president

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

The new president of Devizes Rotary Club has thanked the community for a good start to his year in office after money was raised at Devizes Beer Festival.

Foxy riders support Wiltshire Air Ambulance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A calendar featuring horse riders in risque poses has raised £12,000 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

£225k saved through redundancies can't be spent on youth services, Wiltshire Council rules

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jon Hubbard

6:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A bid to use £225,000 saved by making senior staff redundant to provide a transitional service for youth services in Wiltshire was rejected by the council today.

Top honour for Corsham Cubs

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Cubs from 1st Corsham Scout Group were presented with their Chief Scouts Silver certificates at this year’s AGM, held at the boathouse by Corsham Lake.

Devizes garden party raises £750 for Ugandan orphans

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:04am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A garden party held at the home of Francis and Jill Chadwick, in Wickfield, Devizes, on June 29 raised £750 towards bursaries for orphans at Kasese Primary School in Uganda.

Hot weather leads to unusual butterfly sighting in Devizes garden

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:20am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A butterfly usually seen in woodland was spotted in a garden in the centre of Devizes.

Sea Scouts are better in the wet

3:05pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THREE teams of Cub scouts braved the rain to compete in the Mid-Wiltshire district six a side football competition at Market Lavington.

Wadworth donates £2k to help Somerset flood victims

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wadworth chairman and managing director Charles Bartholomew. The brewery is again running its promotion to encourage customers to drive safely during the Christmas period.

6:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Devizes brewer Wadworth has donated £2,046 to the Somerset Community Foundation to help flood victims in the Somerset levels.

Defibrillator is on Trowbridge dad’s fundraising list

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

The father of teenage footballer Quinton Barham, who suffered a heart attack on a pitch last year, hopes to raise funds for a defibrillator at his son’s new club.

Man in Pewsey glassing attack is held

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

5:07pm Monday 28th July 2014

A man who struck a drinker with a glass outside a Pewsey pub has been remanded in custody by a judge.

Check weekend journey times as Great Western main line is upgraded

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A First Great Western High Speed Train

3:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

First Great Western is encouraging customers travelling on Saturday and Sunday to check journey times and routes as improvement works take place across the Great Western main line.

Malmesbury students give their all on WOMAD main stage

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:28pm Monday 28th July 2014

You could see it in their faces – elation at having their music appreciated by so many people, pride at being part of an outstanding performance at a major festival and very likely relief that it all went so well.

Hatts Travel closure: Wiltshire Council 'aware firm had problems'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:56am Monday 28th July 2014

It has emerged that there were signs that Hatts Travel, which was founded in the 1920s, was struggling before it closed on Friday with the loss of 89 jobs.





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