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.

Chippenham 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.

Lacock contest for pioneer of photography

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lacock Abbey

6:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Amateur snappers could see their pictures at the home of photography pioneer Henry Fox Talbot, with the launch of a new competition.

Dramatic wartime experiences in Christian Malford play

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: War show performers, from left, Xavi, Jasmine, George, Jack and Emily

12:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Christian Malford primary pupils rounded off a term of studying the Second World War by putting on a play about what life was like.

Corsham dogboarder upgrades to horsepower for 30mph thrills

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Anita Walker rides on as her horse pulls Jon Strike on his board

9:56am Tuesday 8th April 2014

The sight of mountain boarder Jon Strike being taken for a ride by his dog has amazed many around Chippenham and Corsham.

Chippenham man caught growing pot in his house

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Police responding to a burglary ended up arresting a man after they found he was growing cannabis.

Buyout for Chippenham company

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Buyout for Chippenham company

5:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

A family-owned business based in Chippenham has been sold to its management team with help from advisers at Withy King and Baker Tilly.

Chippenham parents hit target in memory of son

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: From the left are Simara Kiely, Clare Sutton, Maddison, Kim Hannay-Young of Portage, Jo Simpson, Lisa Chisholm, Ella, Peter Hutton, Steve Joyce, Dillon, Nina Hawkins and Fia

10:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

A Chippenham charity has raised £22,000 in memory of five-year-old Emerton Chisholm-Joyce to support families who have a child with autism or leukaemia.

Chippenham dad’s challenge to aid son’s pre-school

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chris with George (VS263) by Vicky Scipio

1:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Dad Chris Dallimore will be running the London Marathon on Sunday, April 13, to help extend his son’s pre-school in Chippenham.

Monsters and aliens will invade Chippenham town hall

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Anthony Milner, left, and Martin Coates, right, who are settting up Chippenham’s first sci-fi event

8:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Chippenham's first sci-fi event is taking place in October this year and actors from Doctor Who, Star Wars and Farscape are already confirmed to attend.

The McHappiest day of Calne couple's lives

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Newlyweds Mike and Charlie Gilbert

12:12pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Bride and groom Charlie and Mike Gilbert turned heads in Chippenham this week when they popped into McDonalds for their first meal as man and wife.

Rat-runs to shut for safety at Dauntsey Lock Bridge

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Residents, including John Davenport, second from right, are pleased about the closure

10:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Residents affected by the closure of the Dauntsey Lock Bridge are celebrating a decision to shut three lanes used as rat-runs by drivers avoiding the official diversion.

Christian Malford scarecrow trail that just Gru and grew

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Despicable Me’s Gru and a Minion with Callum Bridgeman, left, and Alex Jones

8:11am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Hundreds visited a scarecrow trail in Christian Malford as it raised more than six times the sum of last year’s event.

Man arrested as counterfeit goods seized in Chippenham house raid

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bags of items seized by police

4:20pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

A large amount of goods, believed to be counterfeit and including perfume, toys, handbags and jewellery, were seized by police and Trading Standards officers in Chippenham yesterday.

Police issue CCTV images after theft of meat in Chippenham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Do you recognise this woman?

12:45pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Police want to hear from anyone who recognises the man or woman in these CCTV images, taken as they leave the Waitrose store in Chippenham.

Marshfield wedding is a right royal occasion

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry walk to the church

8:52am Tuesday 1st April 2014

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were among the guests at a wedding in Marshfield this weekend along with Prince Harry and Princess Beatrice.

Lib Dem wins vacant seat on Chippenham Town Council

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Terry Gibson wants one hour free parking reinstated

2:17pm Monday 31st March 2014

Liberal Democrat Terry Gibson has filled the vacant Hardens and England ward seat on Chippenham Town Council, receiving more than half of the vote in a by-election last Thursday.

Thousands drink to success of Chippenham Beer Festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jim Faulkner and Annabel Weston at Chippenham Beer Festival

11:47am Monday 31st March 2014

Nearly 1,900 people enjoyed a selection of 100 beers and 30 ciders and perries at Chippenham Beer Festival at the weekend.

Chippenham Sailing and Canoeing Club to clean up with grant

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: James Cracknell with the Conservatives’ prospective parliamentary candidate for Chippenham Michelle Donelan and members of Chippenham Sailing Club      (DV778) By diane vose

6:00am Monday 31st March 2014

Chippenham Sailing and Canoeing Club hopes to get improved hygiene facilities in a £107,000 refurbishment.

Chippenham sail club cleans up with grant

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham Sailing and Canoeing Club members show off their skills

8:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

Chippenham Sailing and Canoeing Club hopes to get improved hygiene facilities in a £107,000 refurbishment.

Chippenham boy dons onesie for autism charity

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham boy dons onesie for autism charity

4:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

Chippenham pupil Dylan Wiltshire will go outside of his comfort zone for world autism awareness day when he will be the only person to wear a onesie to school.

Scarecrow quiz night at Kington Langley

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Rowde Parish Council is supporting calls for a crossing on the Caen Hill dual carriageway

9:59am Friday 28th March 2014

Kington Langley's scarecrow quiz night is tomorrow at 7.30pm in the village hall, with doors opening at 7pm. 




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