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Applause greets new Wiltshire Air Ambulance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Patients rescued by Wiltshire Air Ambulance were reunited with the crew members who saved them at the unveiling of its new helicopter today.

Man, 38, dies in A429 crash near Kemble Business Park

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:56am Friday 24th October 2014

A man died killed in a three-vehicle collision on the A429 near Kemble Business Park yesterday.

Chippenham club owner wants to bring night alive

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The businessman who wants to reopen the old Karma nightclub premises in Chippenham says he will not make the same mistakes as the old management.

Sherston Market has its busiest day yet as it marks its first anniversary

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A thriving village market celebrated its first anniversary with a specially baked cake and a constant stream of customers on Saturday.

WHAT'S ON: 5 events in Wiltshire this weekend (October 25/26)

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

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Devizes Half Marathon run up a great sum for charities

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Wiltshire councillor Laura Mayes, running for our Give US A Chance appeal, was among more than 400 people who completed the Devizes Half Marathon on Sunday.

Firefighters announce strike action during weekend of firework displays

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:24pm Friday 24th October 2014

The Fire Brigades Union has announced four days of strike action next weekend - which coincides with a number of firework displays in Wiltshire.

Youngsters leap on boards to try Devizes skate park

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

In a sport where slipping and sliding is part of the fun, a bit of rain could not take the edge off the opening of Devizes Skate Park.

School ship comes first in big race

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:47pm Friday 24th October 2014

Pupils at Dauntsey’s School are celebrating after its tall ship, Jolie Brise, won the annual Cowes Small Ships’ Race.

Put a stop in Calne to this seagull nuisance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Residents of Oxford Road in Calne are calling for action over hundreds of seagulls causing major disruption to their lives.

College makes £10m bid for new buildings

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Wiltshire College is hoping to transform its Lackham campus if it secures £10 million from the Local Growth Fund.

Prospect Savernake Appeal: Support group organises array of events

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:04pm Friday 24th October 2014

From bingo nights to duck races Pewsey Prospect Hospice support group has organised an array of events to support the charity and now the team is thinking up ways to support its Savernake Appeal.

Prospect Savernake Appeal: Clergyman backs bid for outpatient centre

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:54pm Friday 24th October 2014

As a GP, clergyman and now a trustee of Prospect Hospice, David Maurice has seen from all angles the care the charity provides for people in Marlborough.

Jazz duo to play at Devizes pub

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:57pm Friday 24th October 2014

Two of Bristol’s top jazz musicians will be making a special appearance at The Southgate Inn, Devizes, on Saturday.

Boss’s vow over Wiltshire railway delays

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Network Rail boss Andrew Haynes pledged rail services through Wiltshire will remain open despite major works.

County’s bid to tackle lack of social workers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Coun Laura Mayes

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A recruitment campaign to fill 38 vacant social workers positions in the county has been launched by Wiltshire Council.

Eid Downing Street honour for food boss

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:46am Friday 24th October 2014

Bangladeshi Caterers Association president Enam Chowdhury met the Prime Minister at a celebration of the Muslim festival of Eid.

Work begins on new Calne skate park

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Linda Roberts at the Beversbrook sports ground

11:39am Friday 24th October 2014

Demolition of the old skatepark on Station Road in Calne began this week ahead of the installation of an updated new version.

Devizes Mayor to do Santa dash?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Mayor Sarah Bridewell may do more than just fire the starting pistol for the Devizes Santa Fun Run.

Pudding Lane burns again in Corsham history lesson

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:31am Friday 24th October 2014

A history lesson was taken to another level at Heywood Prep School in Corsham as they staged their own version of the Great Fire of London.

All in a whirl at Marlborough's Mop

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Families flocked to Marlborough on Saturday to enjoy all the fun of the fair at this year’s big Mop.

Will council’s new parking consultation put an end to this?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:43am Friday 24th October 2014

THE biggest review of parking ever undertaken in Wiltshire will start on Monday as people across the county are given their say.

Calne nursery’s kit for auction

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

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The contents of Little Angels nursery in Calne are to be auctioned off after instructions from the liquidators.

Wiltshire Police issue £23k of fines to M4 drivers in goods vehicle crackdown

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:43pm Friday 24th October 2014

Wiltshire Police issued £23,000 of traffic fines to drivers on the M4 this week in an operation to tackle heavy goods and commercial vehicle offences committed on the M4.

70 homes without power in Chippenham after cable damaged

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

4:24pm Friday 24th October 2014

About 70 properties are without power in the Rowden Hill area of Chippenham following damage to an overhead cable.

£2.9m predicted deficit at GWH trust

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Great Western Hospital

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A PREDICTED £2.9m deficit at the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has sparked an investigation by the financial watchdog.

New Wiltshire Air Ambulance to be unveiled today

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The new Wiltshire Air Ambulance - which is due in service on January 1, 2015 - is to be unveiled today.

Former Abbeyfield School head takes leave from new role during investigation

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:51pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Former Abbeyfield School head teacher James Fox has taken leave from his new role as principal of an academy in Brighton pending the outcome of an investigation.

£22k cost of Wiltshire Council's internet broadcasts

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:28pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The first internet broadcast of a Wiltshire Council meeting - which is costing £22,000 a year - had an audience of 194.

Calne school head investigated by governors as case against another ends

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:31am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Mystery surrounds the absence at John Bentley School in Calne of headteacher Laura Carleton after an investigation into her was launched by its governors.

Hopes of free parking and Chippenham multi-storey raised

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Deputy council leader John Thomson

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Hopes of free parking and a new multi-storey car park in Chippenham have been raised by Wiltshire Council as it launches a consultation on parking.

Soap star joins the party at the George and Dragon

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

EastEnders star Lucy Benjamin was the life and soul of the party when she visited Rowde to help the George and Dragon pub celebrate its tenth anniversary.

Devizes Lions walk brings in £6,000 for good causes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Soon-to-be Mayor Sarah Bridewell with her mother, former mayor Jane Burton (VS348) By VICKY SCIPIO

6:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Supporters of Devizes Lions have raised £6,000 with their 10-mile sponsored walk this month.

Cuts to Marlborough parking fees may be on the cards

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Marlborough's High Street could soon have CCTV coverage

6:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Changes to High Street parking in Marlborough could be on the way as a review of parking is undertaken by Wiltshire Council.

Tribute to man in Melksham river tragedy

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

5:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A tribute has been paid to the man who died after being pulled from the River Avon near the Riverside Club in Melksham.

No uniforms at Devizes School bring in cash

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes School. Picture by Will Scammell

5:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Students at Devizes School wore clothes of their own choice on Friday to raise money for two charities.

Devizes School proud to open hi-tech learning block

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Malcolm Irons

4:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A revamped and extended classroom block has brought Devizes School into the 21st century when it comes to teaching subjects such as media and business studies.

Rejected bid of 28 homes for Studley re-submitted

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A planning application for 28 homes in Studley that was rejected by Wiltshire Council at the end of August was re-submitted on Thursday.

Police dealing with A429 incident at Crudwell

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

3:48pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Police are dealing with an incident at the A429 at Crudwell just north of Kemble Business Park.

Jobs 4U as Devizes store re-opens

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The former Phones 4U store on The Brittox, Devizes reopened as Vodafone shop today, saving five jobs.

Missing paperwork delays Devizes housing plan deadline

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

People are to have more time to consider the Devizes Neighbourhood plan, following a discovery by Wiltshire Council that it had not sent out all the paperwork to interested groups.

Chance to drive around Castle Combe circuit on Supercar Saturday

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:02pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The Stroke Association Supercar Saturday returns to the Castle Combe circuit on Saturday, giving the chance for racing fans to drive round the main race track in a top car with a professional driver.

Parking rethink to pay rural bus costs

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Free street parking in Devizes will come under the spotlight when Wiltshire Council has a consultation on its car parks.

James Gray, MP for North Wiltshire - Honour those who serve us, both in the past and present

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: MP James Gray

12:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

It was a great privilege last Thursday to attend the Laying up of Colours service and ceremony in St Margaret’s Westminster for the Normandy Veterans Association.

Duncan Hames - Schools must not pay for tax cuts for high earners

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Duncan Hames MP

12:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Local head teachers increasingly tell me of the squeeze their sixth form budgets are feeling.

Claire Perry - Joy in explaining an MP’s life to the next generation

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes Claire Perry MP

12:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

What do MPs do? That is the question I get asked most often when I visit schools across the constituency.

Upmarket move for re-opening Devizes hotel

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Brewers Wadworth have applied for permission to demolish outbuildings at the Black Swan Hotel in Devizes and use the area for car parking

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The Black Swan Hotel in the Market Place, Devizes, re-opens today after a three-day closure following the departure of licensees Mike and Yvonne Wright.

Man faces jail over 'most serious' child abuse images and videos

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:18am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A Royal Wootton Bassett man charged with making and possessing hundreds of indecent images and videos of children could face prison next month.

Got anything by JK Growling? Pooch helps youngsters improve reading

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:46am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Reception children at St Barnabas Primary School, Market Lavington, have a new four-legged classmate to read to, as part of a scheme to increase their confidence.

Neighbours help Sherston's first community apple day prove fruitful

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Sherston's first community apple day was almost scuppered by a lack of fruit shortly before it was due to take place.


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