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.

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.

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.

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.

Police step up patrols as 999 landline service 'not working' in Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: New police recruits on the beat in Watford

1:43pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Wiltshire Police have stepped up patrols in Calne after British Telecom said the 999 phone number was not working in the area.

Calne waste application rejected over fire hazard fears

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire councillor Alan Hill

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

Calne Aggregates’ application to increase the height of its waste stockpiles off Abberd Lane was refused by planners after councillors said they were already breaking their planning conditions.

Now Calne motorist is surprised by wallaby crossing road

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

In the wake of tales about Wanda the wandering wallaby, who escaped from an enclosure near Marlborough on July 2, follows a sighting in Calne.

Calne school nets sporting gold

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Calne school, which is on the ball when it comes to sport, has won gold from a national charity.

Open days feature chemical free agriculture at Calne farm

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Open days are being staged by Shumei Natural Agriculture at its demonstration farm in Yatesbury, Calne, on Saturday and Sunday.

Calne man who admits GBH freed on bail

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

3:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A man who admitted carrying out a serious assault has been released on bail by a judge.

Banned from Tesco: Lyneham man facing unlawful wounding charge

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

3:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A man who is accused of carrying out a serious assault has been banned from going to his local supermarket.

Jailed: Man who had sex with girl, 13, in Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

A man who had sex with a 13-year-old girl who had run away from home has been jailed for 13-and-a-half months.

Church appeal for some cold comfort

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

The Reverend Bob Kenway of St Mary’s in Calne has launched a £250,000 appeal for a new heating system and hopes to have the church warm by Christmas.

Bremhill mum getting fitter to tackle Tanzania trip

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

4:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Mother-of-three Rebecca Lund Torres will tackle a 350km women-only bike ride across Tanzania in aid of three cancer charities.

Calne Link could go missing

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

The chairman of Calne’s Link Scheme says Wiltshire Council plans to cut mileage payments for drivers will threaten the future of the service.

Lucky escape as car smashes into Calne shop window

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:24am Friday 18th July 2014

Trader Martyn Powell says he was lucky to escape unhurt when a car crashed through his shop window.

Cherhill school choir will entertain at fete

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Cherhill School’s Sing-Up Choir will be the star attraction at this year’s Cherhill village fete, being held in the Manor Gardens on Saturday.

Calne stockpile bid turned down

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

3:30pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Calne Aggregates’ application to increase the height of their stockpiles off Abberd Lane from three metres to five was refused by Wiltshire’s strategic planning committee yesterday.

Suspicious fires erupt at Calne businesses

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Two fires at Calne Aggregates and the Viridor landfill site in Calne have been referred to the police as suspicious.

Spectacular display at John Bentley prom

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Year 11 students from John Bentley School, Calne, booked a huge firework display for their prom night to ensure the party ended with a bang.

Obscene graffiti is removed from Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A piece of graffiti containing explicit words has been removed from a wall in King Edward Close, Calne, after police spoke to the owner.

Laptop snatched from Calne Co-op

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

4:34pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Police are looking for a woman in her thirties believed to have stolen a Packard Bell laptop computer worth £299 from the Co-op store in Calne on Thursday, July 10, just before midday.

Six arrests in Wiltshire as part of nationwide paedophile crackdown

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

2:06pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Wiltshire Police have arrested six suspects as part of an unprecedented six-month national crackdown on paedophiles coordinated by the National Crime Agency.

Calne festival to feature poems about First World War

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: World War One poppies to be planted across Bushey

5:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Budding wordsmiths can enter this year’s Calne Music and Arts Festival poetry competition by penning lines about the First World War.

Shock for Calne shop staff as car rolls into window

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:07pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Calne business owner Martyn Powell got the shock of his life when a car crashed through his shop window on Monday.

Divers' rusty haul to help Chippenham River Festival flow smoothly

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Calne Divers lifted 15 scooters, 10 bikes and nine shopping trolleys out of the river at Chippenham ahead of this weekend’s river festival.

Work by Calne artists on display

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

5:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Work by the Calne Artists Group will be on display at the Heritage Centre until Sunday, July 20, between 11am-5pm.

One-man show to help Dorothy House Hospice

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lewis Cowen, Devizes Books, May 30 and 31.

5:30pm Monday 14th July 2014

Lewis Cowen will perform a one-man show on the life of film producer Samuel Goldwyn at Marden House, Calne, on Thursday, July 17.

Nurse goes extra mile after Savernake Hospital shift is over

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

Nurse Carol Bennett was recognised for going the extra mile when she was announced as a runner-up in the Boots UK Health Hero Award.

Calne blooms are a cut above

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

South West in Bloom judges took a tour of Calne on Tuesday to admire the work of town council groundsmen and community groups.

Morris tops Calne motor show

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: CLASSIC DISPLAY: Jowett Car Club display their vehicles outside of Bowes museum in Barnard Castle.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (6511661)

5:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

More than 200 classic vehicles will be at the Atwell Motor Museum’s annual show on Sunday.

Arson fears after Calne waste site blazes

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

10:41am Friday 11th July 2014

Arsonists could be to blame for fires at Calne Aggregates and the Viridor landfill site in Calne.

Calne students’ showcase of art attracts the crowds

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 11th July 2014

Around 300 people visited an exhibition set up to showcase the work of sixth form students at John Bentley School in Calne last week.

Fears of gateway to Calne's future homes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Residents of Marden Way, Calne, were surprised to see workmen from the Bowood estate turn up with a digger on Tuesday, to build a path on land outside their homes.

Tributes paid to silver medal cyclist who inspired others

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:30pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Family and friends of popular cyclist Gary Woodward have paid tribute to a dedicated sportsman who loved to be on his bike.

On-spot cop finds Calne culprit in headbutt

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

1:56pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A girl of 13 was taken to hospital after being headbutted outside Sainsbury’s in Calne.

Production of Noah's Ark is animal magic at Cherhill Primary School

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:55pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A whole host of animals starred in Cherhill Primary School’s first performance of Noah’s Ark on Wednesday, including snakes, pandas, kangaroos and tigers.

Man, 50, who fell from cherry picker at Calne flown to hospital

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Wiltshire Air Ambulance

1:03pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A 50-year-old man was airlifted to hospital on Friday after falling from a cherry picker at Buildbase on Oxford Road, Calne.

Three members of family face serious assault charges

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

2:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Three members of the same family have appeared before a judge accused of carrying out a serious assault on a man last year.

Calne sixth formers enjoy a sunshine prom

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:04am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Sixth form students from Calne's John Bentley School spent a chilled out evening in the sun during their Year 13 prom at Lackham College.

Calne Police speak to women fighting - outside police station

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

5:30pm Monday 7th July 2014

Police spoke to two women fighting outside the police station in Silver Street, Calne, on Sunday, June 22, at 1.30am.

Calne man who sold drugs when work hours cut spared jail

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

4:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

A Calne man who turned to growing and dealing cannabis when his hours were cut back at work has been spared a jail term.

Calne ‘old boy’ goes back to school

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

It was a trip down memory lane for Wiltshire Air Ambulance paramedic Ross Culligan, when the charity was presented with a cheque for £4,500 by a Calne school.

Art tribute paid to popular Calne pupil

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

Artwork by staff at the John Bentley School in Calne in memory of 17-year-old Tylor Stevens has been placed on a wall outside the art block.

Rain fails to dampen Calne's carnival and military parades

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

Heavy rain failed to spoil the fun at the Calne carnival and summer festival on Saturday, even though some groups did not make it all the way to the procession finish line because of the deluge.

Calne traffic concerns at 150-home plan

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Friday 4th July 2014

Plans to build 150 houses on land off Prince Charles Drive in Calne have led to concerns about increased traffic, a loss of green space and local infrastructure.

Ready for hoedown at Calne country festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wyre Valley Country Music Club - Arizona Storm

5:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Organisers of Calne’s annual country music festival are expecting around 2,500 music fans to turn up for line dancing and live tunes this weekend.

Waste firm answers concerns over Lower Compton site

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:32pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Around 45 people attended a public exhibition held on Tuesday by Hills Waste after it announced it would scale back plans to extend its materials recovery facility at Lower Compton.

Cardiac arrest rider’s family thank medics and emergency services

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:56am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

The family of a cyclist who suffered a cardiac arrest have thanked hospital staff and police for their support after switching off his life-support machine.

Calne Carnival 2014- Picture Gallery

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3183824

4:30pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Pictures from Calne Carnival




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