Calne schoolgirl has been twice across the Channel

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Schoolgirl Felicity Challinor has completed her second relay swim across the English Channel at just 15 years old.

Bremhill widow pays tribute after man dies of heart disease

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Retired market gardener Roger Hayward has been described as a loss to everyone after a coroner ruled his death was a result of natural causes.

Compton Bassett rower lands spot in record books

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Calne rower Alex Simpson and his three crewmates have set a world record for the fastest crossing of the Indian Ocean after completing a 3,370 nautical mile journey.

Bad luck at double for Calne motorists

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Costs are rising in the A&E department at GWH

4:35pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A couple from Calne had to go to hospital twice in one day after one unfortunate accident followed another.

Granddad who suffered heart attack lay in road for 40 minutes, inquest hears

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Market gardener Roger Hayward who died last night

1:27pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A grandfather who suffered a massive heart attack as he attempted to move a fallen tree was left lying in the road for 40 minutes, an inquest heard.

Three members of family face trial over GBH charges

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

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

Three members of the same family are to face trial by jury accused of carrying out a serious assault on a man last year.

Judge slashes jail term of alcoholic, 61, who molested three-year-old girl

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Judge Douglas Field. Picture: David Wimsett/ UPPA/Photoshot

10:19am Monday 15th September 2014

An alcoholic who molested a three-year-old girl while on bail for breaking into a neighbour's house with intent to commit a sex act has had his jail term slashed.

Calne clock tower to be upgraded

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

3:10am Saturday 13th September 2014

The clock tower on Calne Town Hall is to get a much-needed facelift after a unanimous vote by Calne Town Council.

Calne crash highlights safety fear

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:55pm Friday 12th September 2014

Residents claim their worst fears have been realised after two cars collided near the proposed Marden Farm development in Calne.

Calne club hopes new tennis courts will net new members

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:43pm Friday 12th September 2014

Calne Tennis Club celebrated the opening of £150,000 floodlit tennis courts at Beversbrook Sports Facility with a ceremony on Saturday.

Second chance for Calne drug dealer whose father died from overdose when he was 13

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

5:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A drug dealer whose father died from an overdose when he was just 13 has been given a chance to turn his life around.

Jailed: Repeat rapist who traumatised Lyneham woman for life

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:09am Monday 8th September 2014

A man who repeatedly raped a vulnerable young girl, starting when she was just eight years old, has been jailed for 18 years.

Man, 80, accused of 'historic' child abuse in Wiltshire bailed

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

11:53am Monday 8th September 2014

An 80-year-old man who is accused of sexually abusing children in incidents more than a decade apart has been released on bail by a judge.

Bear to make a Splash at charity auction in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: TV survival specialist Bear Grylls: his courses are coming to Ealing

6:48pm Friday 12th September 2014

BEAR Grylls will make a special appearance at the 25th anniversary celebration of Wiltshire children and young people’s charity Splash.

70 lost flyers commemorated at Yatesbury

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 7th September 2014

All the men who lost their lives training to fly at the nearby airfield were commemorated at a display in a Yatesbury Village Hall by the Yatesbury History Group.

We'll be back, says chairman of Calne Food and Drink Festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:57am Friday 5th September 2014

The Calne Food and Drink Festival will return next September despite the postponement of this year’s event, says festival chairman Robert Merrick.

'Calnevalistas' herald a musical start to new term

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Students at John Bentley School were given a very different ‘back to school’ welcome on Wednesday as a Samba band met them at the school gates.

Cyclist challenges ‘Big Wheels’ to help Age UK charity

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

5:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A Calne cyclist hopes to inspire others as he tackles the short route of the Wiltshire Big Wheel Bike Ride for Age UK Wiltshire on September 7.

Result of home planning inquiry imminent

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

11:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

The result of a public inquiry into the refusal of planning permission for 125 homes to be built in Calne is expected today.

Boy shines laser at Airbus while playing in garden

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Police seek culprits after laser is beamed at plane

11:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

A boy aged seven is thought to be responsible for shining a laser pen into the cockpit of an Airbus jet while playing in his garden.

Don’t miss out on first travel survey for Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

Members of Calne Area Transport are looking for respondents to their first transport survey to help identify achievable solutions to years of traffic and access problems.

Calne Food Festival is set to return next year

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Third festival of Calne food and drink runs alongside cycling health initiative

5:24pm Thursday 4th September 2014

The Calne Food and Drink festival will return next September despite the postponement of this year’s event, according to the festival’s chairman.

Calne laser pen wielder threatens Airbus descending into Bristol

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

10:56am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Wiltshire Police are warning of the dangers of shining laser pens at flying aircraft.

Calne to host BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: BBC Radio 4's Any Questions? programme broadcasted live from the Drill Hall in Chepstow.  Pictured is the programme chair Jonathan Dimbleby. (5165146)

8:18pm Monday 1st September 2014

BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? is coming to Calne on Friday, October 10, as part of the town’s Music and Arts Festival.

Bremhill couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Church verger Derek Kyte and church warden Nancy Kyte are celebrating 60 years of happy marriage today.

Calne's Repair Academy has flair for repair

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A social enterprise in Calne that combines recycling with practical training was praised by the Minister for Civil Society in a visit last week.

Applause as planners object to homes bid on former Studley nursery

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Villagers in Studley are celebrating after Wiltshire Council's North Area Planning Committee voted to object to a planning application for 28 houses.

Calne drugs arrests after tip-off

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

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A 24-year-old man has been charged with possessing cannabis with intent to supply by Calne police.

GCSE results: John Bentley School, Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:01pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Nearly a third of The John Bentley School students exceeded expected levels of progress when their GCSE results were released earlier today.

GCSE results: St Mary’s Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:22pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Girls at independent girls’ school St Mary’s Calne are celebrating following some excellent GCSE results, with 88% of all entries graded A*-B.

Anti-social behaviour in Calne to be targeted

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Knife raid on Chippenham newsagents

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Police will be holding days of action targeting common complaints such as speeding and anti-social behaviour in Calne.

Calne nursery to stay shut for weeks as police investigation continues

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:23pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Little Angels Nursery in Calne will remain closed at least until September 25 as police carry out an investigation.

Jailed for nine years: Calne alcoholic, 61, who molested toddler while on bail

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

5:35pm Monday 18th August 2014

An alcoholic man aged 61 who molested a three-year-old girl while on bail for breaking into a neighbour's house with intent to commit a sex act has been jailed for nine years.

Funeral date set for popular biker and campsite manager

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:45pm Monday 18th August 2014

The funeral of campsite manager Sam Walden, who died in a motorcycle accident in Belgium, is to be held at the West Wiltshire Crematorium, Semington, on Friday, August 29, at 3.15pm.

Ofsted shut Calne nursery as police arrest woman, 37

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:07pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Little Angels Nursery in Calne has been closed as police carry out an investigation.

Calne recycling charity has a new leader

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

A project based on the old saying ‘where there’s muck there’s brass’ is taking a step forward after the appointment of a project manager.

Campaign steps up after another Mile Elm crash

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

CAMPAIGNERS are calling for safety improvements to reduce accidents on a notorious Mile Elm road.

Polish tribute at war service

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

4:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

THE annual RAF service of the Yatesbury Association will be at All Saints Church in Yatesbury on Sunday at 10.30am.

Zipwire bid goes crashing to earth for Calne woman

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Slimming consultant Jackie Beckett spent days psyching herself up to get over her fear of heights so she could take part in a charity zip slide – only to find Hurricane Bertha had blown her challenge off course.

Shock as former Hills worker dies

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

6:40pm Thursday 14th August 2014

HILLS employees are shocked by the sudden death of their former colleague Gavin Valente.

A-level results: St Mary's, Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:39pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Girls at leading independent girls’ school St Mary’s, Calne, are celebrating following their excellent A-level results, with 29 per cent of all entries graded A*, 65 per cent A*-A, and 90 per cent A*-B.

Tributes to motorcycle fan after tragedy in Belgium

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:59pm Thursday 14th August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to motorcycle enthusiast Sam Walden who died last week in Belgium as he drove his bike to a track event.

A-level results: John Bentley School, Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: New headteacher Laura Carleton

10:14am Thursday 14th August 2014

John Bentley School staff are delighted with its successful A-level results.

Calne man found lying in road dies in hospital

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

9:06pm Monday 11th August 2014

A Calne man who was found lying unconscious in a road later died in hospital.

Gay Calne man assaulted former friend who disowned him, court told

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

11:41am Monday 11th August 2014

A Calne man who assaulted a former friend who had disowned him when he came out as gay has been spared a jail term.

Trophy for Calne's young sporting champions

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00am Monday 11th August 2014

With the Commonwealth Games in full swing, Calne’s schoolchildren got together last month for their own sporting celebration.

Agnostics gather for Hullavington debate

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Debating group Agnostics Anonymous will meet at The Star in Hullavington at 8pm on August 12.

I'm terrified of heights but I'm taking on a zip wire says Calne woman

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:09am Friday 8th August 2014

Anyone would have though a woman who finds even the thought of going up a high building enough to make her break out in a cold sweat a 70metre high cliff top would be the last place she would visit.

Date set for Calne homes inquiry

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:37pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A date has been set for a public inquiry into the refusal of planning permission to build 125 homes in Calne.

What a difference a year makes for Calne heart transplant boy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:39pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

As her son battled to recover from a heart transplant, Kerry Sporle could never have imagined that a year later he would be competing in a national sporting event.


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