Get drinks in at Calne festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Trigger Pond Summer Beer and Cider Festival

4:13pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A beer festival at the Woodlands Social Club in Calne will cater for those with a thirst for real ale and cider, with 20 different types of brew on offer.

Calne farmer killed ferret when it ran amok in chicken shed

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

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A farmer who killed an animal attacking his chickens discovered it was his neighbour’s escaped pet ferret.

Pet rabbit rescued from burning home in Calne

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

6:42pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A pet rabbit was rescued from the ground floor of a property in Ogilvie Square, Calne, which was on fire in the early hours of today.

Man in 80s charged with Calne food theft

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

7:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A man in his 80s was arrested on April 8 for stealing coffee and cooked meat from the Tesco Store in Harrier Close, Calne, on April 3.

Beversbrook to get £12k of sports machinery thanks to Calne Town Council

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Paul Venton highlights the date of the duck race as he helps clear the river

7:57pm Monday 21st April 2014

Calne Town Council will give the Beversbrook Sports Facility £12,000 for two new pieces of equipment, including a machine to tackle waterlogged pitches.

Calne choirs join in voice to bring in Spring Sing

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Glenis Ansell with the town council choir

2:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Budding vocalists are ready to burst into song and help make Calne Town Council’s first Spring Sing a success so that it becomes an annual event.

Projects to remember world war

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Projects to remember world war

3:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

CALNE’S area board has handed out £5,000 for four different projects commemorating the centenary of the First World War.

Great strides for drug therapy girl

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Azaria Moyse with her sister Kezia, mum Jo and brother Isaac are going to do the 10km walk together

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Azaria Moyse, aged 11, is taking on a big challenge with a 10km tomorrow to raise awareness of Pompe, a rare disease that has affected her since birth.

Calne beauty finalist’s hopes for charity

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Miss Wiltshire finalist Annaleaz Dolman

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Miss Wiltshire finalist Annaleaz Dolman, from Calne, will raise money for the pageant’s charity Beauty with a Purpose during an event on April 18.

Motorcyclist airlifted after crash in Calne

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

10:05am Friday 18th April 2014

A man in his 30s riding a motorcycle along Porte Marsh Road in Calne was airlifted to hospital on Wednesday at 5.14pm after an accident involving a car.

New deputy mayor wins Calne council vote

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: New deputy mayor wins Calne council vote

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Calne town councillor Howard Marshall was voted in as deputy mayor for 2014/15 on Monday.

Derry Hill are home’s high praise

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Kingston House

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Derry Hill care home manager Carol Grainger won recognition for her dedication and hard work at an awards ceremony held at The Oval in London on March 25.

Police appeal after Calne cat shot with airgun

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

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Calne police are looking for the person who shot a four-year-old ginger cat called Poppy with an airgun pellet late on March 29 in the Wessington Park area.

Do you know three men caught on CCTV in Calne shop?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire Police have issued three CCTV images of three men they want to speak about a theft from a One Stop shop in Calne

12:09pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Wiltshire Police have issued three CCTV images of three men they want to speak about a theft from a shop in Calne

Calne woman runs London Marathon in memory of friend's husband

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Calne ladies run in memory of friend's husband

9:33am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Admin assistant Sarah Markley ran her first London Marathon in four hours 12 minutes in memory of her friend’s husband Paul Beament, who died of mouth cancer.

Families have fun at Calne Barnardo’s Sure Start centre

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lily Pietralczyk, Charley and Harriet Makepiece have fun at Barnardo’s Sure Start Children’s Centre, Calne

8:41am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A fun day to raise awareness of the emergency services at Barnardo’s Sure Start Children’s Centre in Calne attracted more than 150 families last Thursday.

Tears at end of London marathon as Calne runner recalls brother

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Calne café owner's marathon run in brother’s memory

3:26pm Monday 14th April 2014

Filipino café owner Tess Ryan ran the London Marathon for the second time in memory of her brother Jon Fordelon, who died in the Philippines from kidney failure.

Sixth former banned for failing to supply breath sample to police

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

2:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

Sixth form student Greg Pilgrim, 18, has been banned from driving for 20 months after pleading guilty to failing to provide police with a specimen for analysis.

Bid to build 12 houses at Sandpit Lane in Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

1:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A planning application to build 12 houses on a 0.49 hectare site at Sandpit Lane in Calne has been submitted by Swindon-based company GFL Developments Ltd.

Animals on Cherhill stage

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Animals on Cherhill stage

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Pupils from Cherhill Primary School dressed as characters from Wind in the Willows for a performance last week.

Artistic Calne pupils reflecting on war

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: David Allton and arts leader Racheal Makepeace with Tim and Ryan with the flag marking the award         (PM1158) By PAUL MORRIS

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Pupils at The Springfields Academy in Calne created ceramic sculptures, videos and cartoons during an arts day designed to help them unleash their creativity.

Robbers jailed for Calne petrol station raid

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Dylan Gaffey

2:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Two teenagers who robbed a petrol station worker at knifepoint, as her daughter listened on the phone, have been jailed.

Call for action after mother dies in collision in Mile Elm

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: John and Karon Cunningham, Jani Etherington, Irving Fuchs, and Sharon and Matthew Wetton are calling for action       (VS284) By VICKY SCIPIO

2:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Residents at Mile Elm have created an action group to tackle road safety on the A3102 following the death of mother-of-three Tracey Rooke on March 13.

Teddy bear’s hospital at Calne fun day

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Barnardo's send out appeal for volunteers

12:33pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A Teddy bear’s hospital is just one of the attractions at a Calne fun day held today to raise children’s awareness of the emergency services.

Minister to decide whether Hills can stay at Lower Compton site

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Eric Pickles.

8:27am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A bid from Hills Waste Solutions to keep its materials recovery facility at Lower Compton has been referred to the secretary of state for communities and local government.

'Drunk' guitarist walking on A4 taken home by police

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

6:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A man walking on the A4 near The Soho Inn, Calne, was reported to police on March 23 at 11.30am.

Calne pensioner keen to identify gas leaks

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pensioner Margaret Mitchell has written letters of complaint to local authorities after waking to find her house filled with a strong smelling gas

8:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

Pensioner Margaret Mitchell has written letters of complaint to local authorities after waking to find her house filled with a strong smelling gas.

Welly-clad Heddington pupils raise funding

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Youngsters from Heddington Pre-school went on a sponsored welly walk

3:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

Local chef Peter Vaughan is showing pupils at a Calne school that baking bread is great fun as well as being a healthier way to eat. Mr Vaughan is holding four master classes at St Margaret’s Preparatory School as part of a national project organised by the Academy of Culinary Arts. He wants to teach the children that healthy eating and cooking can be fun for the whole family. But he also educates them about how bread arrives on their tables by taking them through the whole ‘field to plate’ process.

Waste site at Calne given three more years

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: –Recycled Reading, the company responsible for recycling the books, on site during one of their collection rounds

11:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Hills Waste has been given permission to continue operating a recyclables management facility on the Porte Marsh Industrial Estate in Calne for three more years.

Calne man's bid to keep brother alive

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Fundraiser Marc Fitchett wants to help prolong the life of his brother

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Businessman Marc Fitchett has set up an appeal to help his brother, Ian, who has prostate cancer and needs a life-extending drug not available on the NHS.

Donkey visits Heddington school to underline Easter message

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pupils at Heddington lead out the donkey

9:06am Friday 4th April 2014

Children at Heddington Primary School took part in a Palm Sunday re-enactment with a real donkey to celebrate the run up to Easter Sunday.

Charities to benefit from Commissioners' grants

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson (3849569)

3:11pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Charities across Wiltshire are among 12 organisations benefitting from grants worth over £300,000 from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon.

Bowood reopens for the new season

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Willow and Phoenix Hastings enjoy time on Tractor Ted

2:35pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Primary school and pre-school children received a warm welcome from Bowood on Tuesday as it re-opened to visitors after the winter break.

Fraudster steals £3,400 from Calne Music and Arts Festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Calne Music and Arts Festival

2:20pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A frauster using fake cheques has stolen £3,400 from the Calne Music and Arts Festival’s charity account with Lloyds Bank in Calne.

Fury as 125-homes plan for Calne approved on appeal

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Protesters attended the appeal hearing to demonstrate their opposition to the homes plan

7:04pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A fight against plans for 125 houses and a care home at Marden Farm in Calne lasting more than a year has ended in frustration after the development was given the go-ahead on appeal.

Sun shines on 10k fun run at Bowood

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Runners head off at the start of the 10k run

12:40pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

More than 300 people took part in the Calne Rotary Club’s annual 10k fun run and walk at Bowood on Sunday, raising more than £2,000 for the RNLI and Calne Welfare Charities.

Big cricket tour by Goatacre men to help out Ollie

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Goatacre Cricket Club groundsman John Wilkins, Joshua and Ollie Baker, and assistant groundsman Chris Chapman. Inset, Alex Muse, who did a ten-hour bike ride at County Hall in Trowbridge, with Ollie and his mum Carol.		            (TP48482)

12:30pm Saturday 29th March 2014

Groundsmen John Wilkins and Chris Chapman received a warm welcome at England’s top cricket grounds last week during a fundraising expedition for three-year Ollie Baker, of Lyneham.

Calne woman looking forward to spending £1,000 on cosmetic treatments

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sandra Witchell is contemplating hot stone massage

10:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

Cleaner Sandra Witchell was thrilled to be offered £1,000 worth of treatments from the Halo Clinic after winning a Gazette & Herald competition.

Revamp plan at Calne skate park

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sam, Jordan and Joe, from Calne skate park group Push It Wheel Good, celebrate the £3,000 grant awarded to the Calne Bowl Project

9:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

An application for changes to the Calne skate bowl has been submitted.

Developer’s appeal over Calne plan refusal

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Developer tries second appeal on disputed site in Malmesbury

6:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

A developer, whose plans to build 125 homes on land south of Abberd Lane, Calne, were refused by Wiltshire Council in November last year, has appealed against the decision.

Tom runs London Marathon in memory of Derry Hill man

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tom Mason

12:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

The brother-in-law of car spares dealer Martin Dadd, who collapsed and died from an undetected heart condition, will run the London Marathon in his memory.

Calne woman raises awareness of disease that killed friend’s husband

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Woman raises awareness of disease that killed friend’s husband

11:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Admin assistant Sarah Markley is running her first London Marathon this April to fundraise for the Mouth Cancer Foundation in memory of her friend’s husband, Paul Beament.

Brave swim wins an award for teen

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Felicity Challinor celebrates reaching France

10:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Teenager Felicity Challinor has received an award after braving seawater and jellyfish to swim the Channel last September as part of a relay team.

Teachers' strike: John Bentley School, Calne, to remain open

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: New headteacher Laura Carleton

4:00pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

John Bentley School in Calne will be open during the strike.

Staff at Sainsbury’s in Calne raise £1,500 for Sports Relief

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Staff at Sainsbury's, Calne, with store manager Craig Hussey centre, at the start of their ride to the Devizes store

11:22am Monday 24th March 2014

Staff at Sainsbury’s in Calne raised £1,500 for Sports Relief on Friday through a 32.6 mile cycle ride visiting other local stores and a flash mob to Black Lace by Superman.

Spring is the time to sing

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Calne Town Hall

7:00pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

Local choirs are busy rehearsing for Calne’s first spring sing on April 26.

Calne's new Probus club president in place

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Calne Probus club president’s badge is presented to Malcolm Smith, left, by the outgoing president Roger Walters

2:00pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

Malcolm Smith became president of Calne Probus club at its annual meeting, taking over from Roger Walters .

Calne cancer survivors group gets going

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jim Laing had prostate cancer. He and his wife Ruth are now setting up a support group for cancer survivors.

5:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

Cancer survivor Jim Laing and his wife Ruth are starting a support group in Calne for people who have battled cancer and are adapting to life after their diagnosis and treatment.

Bouncy game will ‘abzorb’ football fans at Calne tournament

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: From left are bubble football players Simon Hanson, Leigh O'Sullivan and Jordan Wren                                       (DV1167) By diane vose

1:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

An unusual new game involving five-a-side football and inflatable zorb balls is being tried in Calne by sports enthusiast Leigh O’Sullivan, who first saw it played on YouTube.

Trouble causes police to step up patrols at Calne’s skate bowl

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

10:40am Friday 21st March 2014

Police are stepping up patrols around Calne’s skate bowl in Station Road after dealing with several problems there.




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