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Devizes daredevil aids air ambulance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Adventurous Devizes man Stuart Foulstone, who escaped with his life after white water rafting in Africa, had another lucky escape when he plunged into a frozen lake while undertaking a dog sled challenge in the Arctic.

The sprit of Olympics will live on in Malmesbury area

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Have a go at Archery

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

IT may have finished two years ago but the spirit of the London Olympics will live on in and around Malmesbury this summer with local people encouraged to take part in a string of free sports related events.

Delight over entry in top health ranks

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Mum Deborah Dellar was shocked and surprised to be named one of the top 50 Inspirational Women in Healthcare in England.

Marlborough children help eels to slip away

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Eels raised by pupils in Marlborough were released into the River Kennet last week to mark the end of a two-month project.

New boutique is taking over former Dentons store in Chippenham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Fashionista Kerry Isom hopes to add a touch of glamour to Chippenham with the launch of her boutique at the former Dentons hardware shop on Monday.

Marlborough pupils rewarded for efforts at mixing wartime centenary with floral art

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Children whose art brightened up Marlborough’s High Street during the judging of South West in Bloom have been rewarded for their work.

Rowde ice cream parlour notches up another award

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

As award follows award, an ice cream parlour and cafe in Rowde knows it has found the winning recipe.

Historic pub bought by Wilts and Berks Canal Trust

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

The Wilts and Berks Canal Trust has bought the historic pub The Peterborough Arms, at Dauntsey Lock, from Wadworth Brewery and plans to have it reopen as soon as possible.

Ex-squaddie from Calne guns for beauty crown

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Former soldier Georgia Delaney has put down her rifle and hopes to pick up a crown as she heads into the Miss South West of Great Britain competition.

Hatts Travel closure: Staff tell of their shock at job losses

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

Staff at Hatts Travel spoke of their shock after being told the Wiltshire family coach firm has ceased trading with the loss of 89 jobs.

Historic Great Bedwyn cottage demolished before English Heritage can protect it

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

An 18th-century cottage in Great Bedwyn was demolished just a day before the building was given listed status.

Chippenham woman struck by lightning in storm

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Nurse Jennifer Lyons has praised her neighbours, after they rushed to her aid when she was injured as lightning struck her Chippenham home.

VIDEO: Boxing champ gives weather paw-cast to help keep your dog cool

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:23pm Friday 25th July 2014

ormer boxing heavyweight champion of the world and I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! contestant David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye is back on our screens - this time as a weatherman for dogs.

Hot weather warning from Public Health England

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sunbathing weather on hottest day of year so far

2:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

AS temperatures continue to push heatwave levels, Public Health England has issued fresh advice to practice sun sense and look out for others, especially the vulnerable such as the older people, young children and those with serious illnesses.

Fire engine and bouncy castle magic at Devizes fun day

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

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

STAFF and customers at the Cavalier pub in Devizes will be raising funds for Devizes Opportunity Centre on August 2.

Please miss, is that you twerking behind me? School video goes viral

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:59pm Friday 25th July 2014

When students at John of Gaunt School in Trowbridge were asked to make a video about their education little did they know they were being set up for a spoof by their teachers.

Held: Chippenham woman accused of stealing £10 who admits police station assault

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:06pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A Chippenham woman charged with stealing £10 from a butcher’s in the town has admitted assaulting a member of police staff while she was in custody.

No more 3am alcohol at Corn Exchange after fracas

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A picture posted online of the scene outside the Corn Exchange, Devizes, early on Sunday morning

9:49am Thursday 24th July 2014

Alcohol sales at the Corn Exchange will stop earlier to try to stop anti-social behaviour, Devizes Town Council has agreed.

Hatts Travel closure: 89 jobs lost and 1,000 who have booked holidays hit

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:36am Friday 25th July 2014

The closure of Hatts Travel means the loss of 89 jobs and 1,000 members of public who have made bookings will be affected.

Mum’s clean cut idea to raise cash

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

1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE biggest fundraising event of the year for our Give Us A Chance appeal takes place in Worton on Saturday when a family fun day is held from 11am.

'Risk of abuse' at Broughton Gifford care home, say inspectors

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:24pm Friday 25th July 2014

Elderly residents of a Broughton Gifford care home are not protected from the risk of abuse, according to a damning report by government inspectors.

Hatts Travel closure: Family-firm's roots date from 1920s

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

When Hatts Travel, which went into receivership today, was founded 85 years ago, the passengers were sharing their buses with livestock. 

Glass warning as dog slices paw in Chippenham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A DOG owner has taken a bag of smashed glass she collected from the river to Chippenham Town Hall after her Labrador sliced its paw open on a broken bottle.

Devizes goodbye party-Youth centre runs out of time

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:30am Friday 25th July 2014

An event to mark the end of Devizes Youth Centre will be held on Saturday, on The Green, from 1pm to 4pm.

Family coach firm Hatts Travel to announce it is ceasing to trade

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:08am Friday 25th July 2014

Family coach firm Hatts Travel is expected to announce at noon today it is ceasing to trade.

Eleventh hour call for more volunteers to keep Rowde Youth club

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Youth club organisers in Rowde have issued a final plea for adult volunteers to come forward to stop it closing.

Music school’s out again this summer

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ashley, Charlie, Sienna, Beau and Tayte get together to play the piano

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

The organisers of the music summer school held in Devizes for primary school pupils have spoken of their disappointment at cancelling the event for the second consecutive year due to a lack of youngsters signing up.

First part of Corsham's £11m Springfield Campus opens its doors

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:52am Friday 25th July 2014

The people of Corsham are already making plans for their new community campus, after the first part of the £11 million project opened to the public.

Riders to take over streets of Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Crowds of leather-clad riders will motor into Calne this weekend for the town’s annual bike meet.

Devizes Moonrakers pub is transformed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A new-look Moonrakers pub in Devizes has been well received by the public.

Fed-up Devizes families want seagulls culled

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Families living near London Road in Devizes say their lives are being made a misery by gulls and are calling for them to be culled.

Devizes urged to back Tour of Britain cyclists

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Team Sky's Chris Froome, of Great Britain, in the centre of the peloton as it makes its way along the Champs Elysees during the final stage of the Tour de France in Paris, France, last year

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Devizes Town Council is urging people to turn out and cheer on cyclists when the Tour of Britain comes to their town.

Cat gets trapped in greenhouse

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RSPCA opens charity shop in Kendal

8:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A CAT, believed to have spent a day trapped in a Chippenham greenhouse, was rescued by the RSPCA.

Civil war on the Common in Marlborough this weekend

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Battle will commence on Marlborough Common this weekend as Parliamentary soldiers take on King Charles and his Royalist troops.

Learn to identify plants at Melksham nature reserve

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A children’s plant identification workshop takes place at Melksham's Conigre Mead Nature Reserve on Saturday from 10am. 

Devizes Wargames weekend

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WARGAMES enthusiasts from all over the world pitted their skills against each other at the annual Attack! show in Devizes.

Pewsey tunes up for seventh annual festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Pewsey is getting ready for a day of diverse music at its seventh annual festival.

Safe snatched from Lyons warehouse found smashed open

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

6:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A safe stolen from the Lyons Seafood Warehouse in Chitterne Road, Codford, at the weekend was later found smashed open in a field near Upavon.

Protest walk over Chippenham Range plans

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

5:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Residents from Cepen Park North are staging a walk at 2pm on Saturday in protest at the proximity of the planned Range distribution centre to their homes.

Have you seen missing peregrine falcon?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A female peregrine falcon was lost on the A4 between Manton and Clatford, near Marlborough, on Tuesday, July 15.

Firefighters, police and army called to major field fire on Salisbury Plain

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: .

5:19pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Eleven fire crews were called to tackle a major field fire on Salisbury Plain this afternoon.

Scouts retain Devizes store support

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sainsbury's plans expansion to Dome roundabout superstore

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STAFF and customers at Sainsbury’s in Devizes chose the 6th Devizes Scouts as their chosen charity for the second consecutive year.

Well-respected Marlborough businessman and bon viveur mourned

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Restaurants in Marlborough are mourning the death of one of their favourite customers, Robert Hill, a successful businessman and stalwart of the town golf club.

Wanda missing again: Wiltshire's wandering wallaby goes walkabout

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Wanda the wandering Wiltshire wallaby is thought to have moved on from West Wick, where she was last sighted.

New Wiltshire fire boss to address meeting

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Councillor Graham Payne

4:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The new chairman of the Wiltshire and Swindon Fire Authority will address Wiltshire Council next week, ahead of an expected row over the proposed service merger.

Emotional farewell from popular Trowbridge headteacher

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Popular John of Gaunt headteacher Andy Packer said an emotional goodbye to staff and pupils on Tuesday on his last day at the school.

Chippenham pupils film surprise ‘naughty’ video for head

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

For six years they have done exactly what they are told but for one day the Year 6 youngsters at Redland School in Chippenham let rip with every naughty deed they could think of – and their headteacher was delighted.

Lightning start for Chippenham flotilla

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Revellers carried on regardless as storms raged over Chippenham’s sixth River Festival in Monkton Park on Saturday.

Fault with Calne's 999 service fixed - police

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

2:34pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Wiltshire Police say the fault with BT lines in Calne has now been fixed and all 999 lines have been restored.

Pewsham campaign to reduce speed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Children in Chippenham are asking drivers to slow down so they feel safe walking to and from school.




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