Volunteer dedicates herself to holiday club

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Carole Kyte with manager Steve Graham and the high sheriff's award         (PM1198) By Paul Morris

9:40am Friday 25th April 2014

A VOLUNTEER who gives children with special needs a holiday has been given a High Sheriff award for devoting her time to help others.

Salute to two RAF Seagry heroes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: John Brewster

9:20am Friday 25th April 2014

Spitfire pilots who crashed in a Wiltshire village during the Second World War are to be remembered with a lasting memorial.

Chippenham teenager is the winner as match raises £2,500

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ben Conolly (centre) surrounded by football players, supporters and his family

9:00am Friday 25th April 2014

Hundreds of people pitched in to support Chippenham schoolboy Ben Conolly at a football match on Tuesday.

Young Chippenham survivor has day as a superhero

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Joshua Flynn spent a day with Iron Man thanks to charity Make-A-Wish                    By IAN BAKER PHOTOGRAPHY

7:30am Friday 25th April 2014

Young cancer survivor Joshua Flynn had his wish come true when he met his hero Iron Man.

Sadness as brood of ducklings go missing from Chippenham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mum keeps watch on her ducklings

7:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Chippenham couple Bill and Sue Reed are appealing for clues to solve the mystery of their disappearing ducklings.

West Kington sale day will raise money for charities

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Plant Sale

6:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

West Kington Nurseries near Nettleton is having a spring extravaganza plant sale for charities this weekend.

Biddestone Cricket Club duo make the long walk to raise cash for pavilion

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Dwaine Perry, left, and Andrew Short arrive back in Biddestone after their fundraising trek

5:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The long walk back to the pavilion is a common experience for most cricketers, but two members of Biddestone Cricket Club took it a step further with a 103-mile trek.

13 years at Chippenham-based club helping children

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Carole Kyte with manager Steve Graham and the high sheriff's award         (PM1198) By Paul Morris

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A volunter who gives children with special needs a holiday has been given a High Sheriff award for devoting her time to help others.

Health minister to visit GP practice in Chippenham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Health secretary Jeremy Hunt.

2:36pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt is to visit Chippenham on Saturday morning.

£80 fixed penalty for drunken abuse in Chippenham

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

9:18am Thursday 24th April 2014

A man in Bridge Street, Chippenham, had to pay an £80 fixed penalty for being drunk and disorderly.

Vacancy on Chippenham Town Council as councillor fails to turn up

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sue Wilthew, chief executive of Chippenham Town Council

7:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

There is another vacancy on Chippenham Town Council due to the non attendance of Ian Keasey.

Friends of Birds Marsh defiant after Chippenham homes plan approved

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Approved, controversial plan for 750 homes on Chippenham green field site

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Friends of Birds Marsh campaigners say they will continue to fight a development of 750 houses in northern Chippenham and have defended the village green status they fought for.

Record Store Day puts Chippenham music fans in a spin

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Kate Goodman of Magpie Music in Chippenham (VS317) By Vicky Scipio

5:08pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Magpie Music in Chippenham tripled its takings on the weekend’s Record Store Day compared to a normal Saturday.

Kington Langley care home shows off array of pets

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Rose with Daisy the Japanese Chin

8:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

From stick insects to donkeys, Greathouse care home’s extensive lawn was filled with all creatures great and small on Sunday.

Chance to give views at annual Chippenham town meeting

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sue Wilthew, chief executive of Chippenham Town Council

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Chippenham residents will get a chance to give their views at the annual town meeting on Wednesday, May 7.

Date set for Chippenham's first food festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A date has been set for Chippenham’s first food and drink festival.

Get running with Chippenham Harriers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham Harriers at Bath Half Marathon

7:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Chippenham Harriers’ next beginners’ programme starts on Friday, May 2, at Chippenham Sports Club in Bristol Road at 6.30pm.

Sex offender who woke Chippenham teenager cleared of wrongdoing

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

9:44am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A sex offender who walked into a house in the middle of the night and woke a 16-year-old babysitter has been cleared of any wrongdoing.

Wear hi-vis say police after man spotted walking on A4 at 3am

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

6:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Police took a man in his 40s home to Chippenham last Thursday after 3am after he was seen walking along the A4 at Cherhill wearing dark clothing.

Travellers move from Chippenham after Wiltshire Council and police warn

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

6:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A group of travellers camping by a derelict building in Hungerdown Lane, Chippenham, have moved after being given notice by Wiltshire Council and police.

Chippenham couple demand action as home is shaken

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Rob and Frankie Jones’ house shakes every time a bus or lorry drives past and the stone around the first floor window has moved an inch                                              (VS261) By VICKY SCIPIO

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Householders Rob and Frankie Jones say their house is starting to break up because the main road alongside is in such need of repair.

Cyclists from West Yatton aim to bust record

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: From left are Harry, Mike and Will Noel-Smith with their bicycles                    (DV1229) By Diane Vose

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A father and his sons are gearing up to cycle 3,751 miles across Canada in less than 14 days.

Sainsbury’s in Chippenham donates Easter eggs for Sally Army than ever

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pictured with the Easter eggs are Kathryn Seviour, Serena McKendrick, of Sainsbury’s, Keith Coates, of the food bank, and Margaret Boyd, and Rose Hewer from the Salvation Army                                                                    (PM1179) b

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Cusromers of Sainsbury’s in Chippenham have donated more Easter eggs than ever before in a collection for the Salvation Army.

Happy couple from Chippenham toast success of Gazette win

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Muriel and Eddie Poole, winners of the £500 of Sainsbury’s vouchers in the recent Gazette & Herald competition                                                                                          (PM1198) By Paul Morris

6:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Muriel and Eddie Poole are the happy winners of £500 worth of Sainsbury’s vouchers, provided by Persimmon Homes, in the Gazette’s Easter competition.

Lyneham father’s goal to help his son walk

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: From left, Paul Rumming, Gary Harris, Ollie Baker and Stephen Baker and

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Father-of-two Stephen Baker will tackle a four-day cycle ride from London to Paris to raise money for his youngest son Ollie, who needs an operation to help him walk.

Ducklings live the high life in Chippenham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sue Reed keeps a weather eye out on her brood

9:27am Friday 18th April 2014

These 17 ducklings have spent the first week of their lives being pampered by the Reed family in Chippenham.

Last ditch investment to save Chippenham town’s cinema

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Manager Jeremy Hancock outside the revamped Astoria Cinema

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

The boss of Chippen-ham’s ageing cinema says a £250,000 investment will help stave off the threat of new multiplexes and keep it open.

Approved, controversial plan for 750 homes on Chippenham green field site

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Approved, controversial plan for 750 homes on Chippenham green field site

12:02pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A controversial development of 750 houses on a site in Northern Chippenham, mainly of undeveloped green fields, was approved in principle at a Wiltshire Council strategic planning meeting yesterday.

Win a £1,000 stay in Jane Austen's former home in Bath

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jane Austen's former house in Bath

11:58am Thursday 17th April 2014

A fantastic luxury mid-week break in Jane Austen’s Bath house is a star prize being offered by Wiltshire's Sales Coaching Solutions at one of the south west’s leading business exhibitions.

Friends pitch in to Chippenham help boy walk again

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Comedian Russell Howard pays a surprise visit to fan Ben Conolly at Bristol Children’s Hospital

12:58pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Friends of a paralysed 16-year-old will take to the pitch and raise funds to help the football fan walk again.

Chippenham artistic students among county’s best

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chloe Windle with her polysterene print             (49308) By GLENN PHILLIPS

2:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

TWO promising students from Sheldon School in Chippenham have been honoured among the best young artists in the county after their work was displayed at a Corsham gallery.

Missing Chippenham father and son found safe

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

8:20am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The father and son reported missing from their home address in Chippenham yesterday have been located safe and well.

Police plea over missing Chippenham father and son

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Geoffrey Tomlinson's glasses were left behind at home

8:07am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for the help in locating a missing father and son from Chippenham.

Chippenham man who supplied deadly ecstacy pills back at crown court

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Robbie Day

1:35pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

The man who supplied Robbie Day with the ecstasy which killed him has failed to meet the terms of his suspended sentence.

Chippenham woman who lived through both world wars celebrates centenary

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mabel Humphries celebrates her 100th birthday at Avon Court, Chippenham, with daughter Kay Barnett, Roy and Dave Humphries

8:20am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A Chippenham woman who has lived through two world wars celebrated a century of birthdays with 45 friends and family members.

Colerne fans cheer as retired army officer tackles London Marathon

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Former army officer Bernadette Rigby at the Fox & Hounds, Colerne

2:47pm Monday 14th April 2014

The spirit of the London Marathon was evident in Colerne as friends of retired army officer Bernadette Rigby, 49, packed into The Fox and Hounds pub to cheer her on.

Spam-tastic London Marathon run by Dorothy House nurse

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: spam_front.jpg

2:38pm Monday 14th April 2014

Dorothy House nurse Natalie Jones had a Spam-tastic time when she completed the London Marathon... dressed as a tin of Spam.

Chippenham woman bailed over crack cocaine and heroin charges

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

12:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A Chippenham woman who is said to have been involved in the trade in hard drugs has been released on bail.

£2.7m improvements to A350 north of Chippenham start soon

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Deputy leader John Thomson

11:46am Monday 14th April 2014

A £2.7m scheme to improve traffic flow on the congested A350 north of Chippenham starts at the end of this month.

Chippenham woman in cash scam of 91-year-old woman

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

10:02am Monday 14th April 2014

A Chippenham woman who tried to cash a cheque for some rogue traders who had fleeced a 91-year-old woman has walked free from court.

Chippenham school singing out for charity

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: South Westlife won Sheldon’s own production of X Factor and helped the Chippenham school raise £4,430 for Sport Relief. Fourteen very different acts were given by sixth formers and staff on March 28. Winners Joe Coombs, Joe Oxley, Yugo Jacques, Ed Holl

4:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

South Westlife won Sheldon’s own production of X Factor and helped the Chippenham school raise £4,430 for Sport Relief.

Chippenham teen’s winning web expertise

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Harry Deeming picks up the Young Entrepreneur of the Year trophy at the Enterprising Wiltshire Gala Awards from Gareth Jones, managing director of Tribe Communications

11:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Teenage businessman Harry Deeming has won the title of Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the Enterprising Wiltshire Gala Awards.

Detectives on the Chippenham stage

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pupils at St Nicholas School in Chippenham put on the play Watching The Detectives

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Pupils at St Nicholas School in Chippenham brought out their trilby hats and trench coats to entertain parents with a detective themed production last week.

Chippenham students thanking heroes from the bottom of their art

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Artist Emily Lovatt and her subject, Mike Jones

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Previously unsung heroes have been immortalised in art by Chippenham students.

Drivers take spin round Castle Combe Circuit for Forever Friends Appeal

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Holding the cheque are Laura Pearce from The Forever Friends Appeal, left, and Maria Fisher, of Castle Combe Circuit

5:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

A variety of cars, old and new, gave a taste of track action to drivers for a good cause.

Top comic performs to audience of 100 in Chippenham pub barn

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Russell Howard appears at the Old Tavern. Picture by  Bryan Angelinetta Angel Images Photography

11:39am Friday 11th April 2014

Chippenham comedy fans were treated to a special surprise gig last night when Russell Howard performed to 100 people in a barn, amid his sold-out arena tour.

Tytherton Ride raises money to help village causes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Riders Elouise Webb with Devon and Abigale Wood with Woody

9:00am Friday 11th April 2014

This year’s Tytherton Ride raised £6,000 for village churches and halls, as well as Wiltshire Air Ambulance and Christian Malford Primary School.

Chippenham councillors not lovin’ it

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The new McDonald's will be built in Bell Green.

6:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

McDonald’s in Chippenham is going large with its drive-thru in a bid to be able to serve customers more quickly at its restaurant in Bath Road.

Campaign victory for Chippenham wood backfires

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gary Mantle, Director of Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, will be on the panel to tackle climate issues in Swindon, including water supply

5:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A status won by campaigners to protect Birds Marsh from development appears to have lost the area £470,000 promised by developers.

Sutton Benger’s skydive postmaster retires

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Peter Smith has been behind the counter at Sutton Benger post office since the 1980s

11:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Peter Smith has been bid farewell after being Sutton Benger’s postmaster for nearly 30 years.




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