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.

Drink-drive charge follows arrest

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

6:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

Clive Skidmore, 45, of London Road West, Batheaston, will appear at North West Wiltshire Magistrates’ Court, Chippenham, on August 14 charged with driving while over the legal alcohol limit.

Calne revs up for bikers' bonanza

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Thousands of bike enthusiasts revved through Calne on Saturday for the town’s annual meet.

Hatts Travel closure: Sadness of boss as 89 jobs and 1,000 holidays lost

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Hatts Travel boss Adrian Hillier has blamed a clampdown by banks on overdrafts for the failure of his coach business.

Life in trenches revealed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AN exhibition paying tribute to the soldiers of the Calne area who fought in the First World War will run for another week.

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.




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