18th century records lost in Bowood blaze drama

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lord Lansdowne has offered to rent two acres of Bowood Estate so the town park at Castlefields can be expanded

8:54am Friday 31st October 2014

Lord Lansdowne was among those who rushed to help when fire ripped through Bowood’s estate office in the early hours on Sunday, destroying irreplaceable records.

Future looks good for Calne Environmental Network

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

7:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE chairman of the Calne Environmental Network is confident the group can continue following a meeting to discuss its future.

Runners race against clock in Calne race

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

The biannual Clock Change Challenge in Calne sold out for the first time on Sunday with 300 runners taking part in the 10k race.

Bowood fully open despite weekend fire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:49am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Bowood have confirmed that their gardens and adventure playground are open as usual following an estate office fire in the early hours of Sunday.

Six crews attend fire at Bowood Estate

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:15am Monday 27th October 2014

SIX Fire and Rescue crews were called to Bowood Estate at Derry Hill in the early hours of Sunday morning after a fire broke out in an office building.

Grand harvest at Calne helps food bank

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

Children from a Calne school have given a vital boost to a charity that helps families without enough food to eat.

Put a stop in Calne to this seagull nuisance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Residents of Oxford Road in Calne are calling for action over hundreds of seagulls causing major disruption to their lives.

Work begins on new Calne skate park

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Linda Roberts at the Beversbrook sports ground

11:39am Friday 24th October 2014

Demolition of the old skatepark on Station Road in Calne began this week ahead of the installation of an updated new version.

Calne nursery’s kit for auction

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

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The contents of Little Angels nursery in Calne are to be auctioned off after instructions from the liquidators.

Calne school head investigated by governors as case against another ends

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:31am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Mystery surrounds the absence at John Bentley School in Calne of headteacher Laura Carleton after an investigation into her was launched by its governors.

Rejected bid of 28 homes for Studley re-submitted

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A planning application for 28 homes in Studley that was rejected by Wiltshire Council at the end of August was re-submitted on Thursday.

Plans for Calne all weather pitch given go ahead

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PLANS for a new all-weather pitch and associated facilities at Beversbrook in Calne were given the green light on Wednesday.

Headteacher of Calne school under investigation by governors

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:36am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The heateacher of Calne’s John Bentley School, Laura Carleton, will not be in school for the foreseeable future, pending an investigation by the governors, it was announced today.

Calne man, 76, cautioned over stable block burglarly

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

7:50pm Monday 20th October 2014

A 76-year-old man from Calne was cautioned after burgling a stable block in Savernake Forest.

Calne teens on top of the world

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Teenager Caitlin Dutton says cycling around Europe’s tallest mountain has taught her how to apply her determination and focus in a new, positive way.

Characters go to Cherhill school

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Cherhill Primary School celebrated its book week last week with a series of events to celebrate the love of reading.

Developer wins in Calne 125-home appeal

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Calne Town Council has voted to increase its precept by 2.39 per cent, but the amount the average household pays in council tax will remain at £3.80 per week

10:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A Government inspector has given outline planning permission for 125 homes near Abberd Lane in Calne.

Lost Budda found in Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

Police in Calne are seeking to reunite this Thai Buddha statue with its owner.

Appeal over nine Heddington homes is dismissed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

An appeal over plans to demolish industrial buildings and build nine homes in Heddington has been rejected by a Government inspector.

Calne Fest ends with music and reflection on war

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The ten-day Calne Music and Arts Festival concluded at Marden House on Sunday with a performance from Calne Jazz Club and Medicine Creek.

Calne town clerk takes on prestige role

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Calne town clerk Linda Roberts was elected as the president of national body the Society of Local Council Clerks on Friday.

Bowood chance to brush up golf skills

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tony Pocock enjoys a round of Golf at  Bowood Golf Club

7:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

Youngsters inspired by Europe’s Ryder Cup success can sign up for a week of half-term golf coaching at Bowood near Calne.

Calne's Christmas countdown to festivities

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

The countdown to Christmas has begun in Calne after the town council announced details of the Calne Winter Festival on Saturday, November 29.

Calne's journey to local plan is under way

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

The start of what could be a three-year journey towards a Calne neighbourhood plan gets under way on Wednesday at the Town Hall.

Calne centre closed on Saturdays

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

2:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

The Community and Visitor Information Centre in Calne is set to close on Saturday mornings due to low visitor numbers, following a decision from the town council.

Get ready for Clock Change Challenge in Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Simon Nott won the Clock Change Challenge 10k

7:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Entry is open for the Clock Change Challenge in Calne on Sunday, October 26.

Quiz night with history twist in Calne

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

6:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

The Calne Heritage Centre Trust is hosting a quiz night with a history twist on Friday, October 17, in the Lansdowne Hotel at 7.30pm.

Ladies' pamper evening in Cherhill

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

5:30pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Cherhill’s WI is holding a ladies' pamper evening tomorrow night at Cherhill Village Hall from 7.15pm.

Wiltshire MP dodges party conference to celebrate school’s £3m new building

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Tory MP James Gray sacrificed his trip to the annual Conservative Party Conference so that he could praise Springfields Academy in his North Wiltshire constituency.

Coroner: Why has nothing has been done, months after fatal accident?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:35pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A coroner is to address Wiltshire Council about why no action has been taken to improve a stretch of road where mother-of-three Tracy Rooke died earlier this year.

Man smashed glass into victim's face in drunken attack

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

10:30am Monday 6th October 2014

A man who smashed a glass into his victim in a drunken attack has been released on bail by a judge.

Professor’s praise for Calne Music and Arts Festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:43pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Calne Music and Arts Festival was praised by the Master of the Queen’s Music this week following the first seven days of music and art in the town.

Town mayor's quiz tickets go on sale

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

7:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

Tickets are on sale at Calne Information Centre for the town mayor’s quiz night at Bremhill View Social Club.

Refusal for garage bid

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

9:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

A planning application at Wick Farm Cottage, Heddington, for a three-bay garage with store above has been refused.

Mobile chemo unit to support Calne cancer patients

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mobile chemotherapy unit boost for cancer patients

10:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

A mobile chemotherapy unit will ease the burden on cancer patients by visiting Calne once a week.

Calne teen named apprentice of the year

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Teenager Charlotte Johnstone was one of 20 winners at the annual Wiltshire College Apprenticeship Awards in Trowbridge last Wednesday.

No decision yet on closed Calne nursery

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:15am Friday 3rd October 2014

No decision has been made on the future usage of the building that Calne nursery Little Angels previously occupied, Springfields Academy has confirmed.

A fresh outlook for Hilmarton hotel

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:30pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Monthly community events and uncovering fantastic Wiltshire views are just part of a new chapter for The Duke Hotel in Hilmarton.

Two gardens of one Calne winner

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

6:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

There was double success for Paul Waite at the Calne in Bloom awards ceremony on Friday night as he won gold in two separate categories.

Beginning of ten days of music and art at Calne

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

4:30pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Calne Music and Art Festival gets underway today, with tickets for many events going quickly and BBC’s Any Questions? selling out completely.

Horror as seven cars keyed in Calne on same night

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

The victim of vandals in Calne has said she is livid after seven vehicles were damaged on Thursday night.

Men arrested at Calne in police drugs raid

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Two men were arrested last week after Calne police located what they believe to be Class A drugs at a property in the town.

Police plea after seven cars 'keyed' in Calne

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

9:59am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after seven vehicles in Calne were attacked on Thursday night.

Calne festival returns with eclectic mix

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Calne Music and Arts Festival will celebrate its 40th year when it opens next week with an eclectic mix of shows, exhibitions and events.

Vehicles hit in spate of rural thefts

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

10:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

POLICE have warned of a significant increase in rural crime in areas surrounding Calne, including the theft of three Mitsubishi 4x4s.

Learn more of dementia in Calne

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

7:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

Calne Area Board is hoping to make the town more dementia-friendly by finding 100 new supporters over the next 12 months, starting this October.

Calne and Corsham gardeners' delight at blooming glory

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Teams Calne and Corsham won gold in the South West in Bloom competition at an award ceremony in Trowbridge.

You will go to jail, Calne man who sexually abused child told

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

10:23am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A 42-year-old man who sexually abused a young girl has been told to expect a lengthy jail term.

'I’ve lost everything': Calne nursery boss forced to liquidate business after enforced closure

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:44pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Nursery boss Rachel Cartmell says she has lost everything following the enforced closure of her business.

Police renew appeal after ambulance key theft in Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:02am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Police have renewed appeals for information after the theft of the ignition key from an ambulance service rapid response vehicle in the early hours of Sunday outside The Talbot Inn in Calne.


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