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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.

Take extra care in the hot weather, warns Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mid and West Wales fire crews were called into action to tackle a blaze on the Black Mountain at 7pm on Saturday. The service has faced 200 grass fires during the month of April. Picture by Roger Vince.

12:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service is warning people to take extra care in the 'tinder dry' countryside.

Lyneham pensioner may be jailed over £16k benefit fraud

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sumon Gurung pleaded not guilty to charges of possession with intent to supply, at Swindon Crown Court

12:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A LYNEHAM pensioner who claimed nearly £16,000 of pounds in benefits he was not entitled to could be jailed.

Man steals woman's handbag as she pays for parking ticket in Chippenham

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

12:23pm Monday 28th July 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman had her handbag stolen by a man as she was paying for a car parking ticket in Chippenham on Friday.

Police renew appeal for witnesses to A350 triple fatal crash at Semington

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:30am Monday 28th July 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are renewing the appeal for witnesses following a crash in which three people died.

Christian Malford man hurt after bonfire burns out of control

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Firefighters put out car blaze at Shab Hill viewpoint near Birdlip

8:28am Monday 28th July 2014

A 44-YEAR-OLD man suffered minor burns when a bonfire he had lit at his home in Christian Malford got out of control.

VIDEO: Wiltshire's wandering wallaby filmed for first time

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:46am Monday 28th July 2014

Wandering wallaby was sighted twice on Saturday and has now been filmed on the move in a Wiltshire lane.  

Operatunity for Burbage and Pewsey students

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Youngsters at Burbage and Pewsey Vale Schools got a taste of opera during a day of workshops.

Charity soapbox derby off after Marlborough teams pull out

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Marlborough's first soapbox derby has been cancelled because of a lack of entrants.

Marlborough sale is icing on the cake

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Diabetics Aoife May and Niamh George put their aprons on and got busy baking to raise money for Diabetes UK.

Fewer children lighting up

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 20 Brighton and Hove children start smoking every week

2:58pm Monday 28th July 2014

SMOKING rates among children have hit an all-time low according to the latest figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).

Bloom judges see best of Corsham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Corsham town centre was all a-buzz last week, as the town welcomed the South West in Bloom judges with a hive of activity.

Calne performances are top notch

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Talented pupils at the Calne Speech and Drama School are celebrating after receiving top marks in their LAMDA examinations.

Safety at the seaside for Lavington Pre-school

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Youngsters at Lavington Pre-school learned about keeping safe at the seaside and around water.

Devizes pupils play part in island festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Youngsters at Southbroom Infants’ School were delighted to take part in the Isle of the Wight Carnival.

Chippenham contest winner’s young at heart

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A ten-year-old schoolboy officially opened the spa suite at Fairways Retirement Village in Chippenham after winning a contest to name it.

Wiltshire Scouts honour war centenary

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A Remembrance service was held by the North East Wiltshire Scouts Council to mark the centenary anniversary of the First World War.

Three people dead in A350 crash near Semington

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:29am Sunday 27th July 2014

THREE people were killed in a crash on the A350 at Semington this morning.

Graceful new surrounds to honour fallen in Bassett

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Royal Wootton Bassett’s war memorial has had a facelift befitting its significance at the heart of the community.

Royal Wootton Bassett ex-mayor says thanks with £4,000

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Royal Wootton Bassett deputy mayor Linda Frost with letters sent to Royal Wootton Bassett during repatriations. They are on display at the town’s library

12:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

THE former mayor of Royal Wootton Bassett returned to the Great Western Hospital victorious yesterday having not only beaten skin cancer but having raised £4,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Victory for Corsham clutter campaign

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham High Street

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Corsham High Street could soon see a reduction in signage after the town council agreed to work with protesters to clear street clutter.

Communities in and around Corsham rally for children’s areas

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Young people have two new places to spend their summer holiday, thanks to campaigning by community groups.

Boating kit donation to help charity

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Bruce Trust's Diana on a trip along the Kennet and Avon Canal

6:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A donation will help charity the Bruce Trust offer more holidays for disadvantaged, disabled and elderly people.

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. 




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