Three Chippenham men accused of robbing woman are held

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

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Three Chippenham men who are accused of robbing a woman have been remanded in custody by a judge.

Modern Pentathlon champion spurs on Chippenham students

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Modern Pentathlon world champion Mhairi Spence spurred on students from Chippenham’s Sheldon School ahead of their Olympic Day.

Puppy love at Chippenham pre-school

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Children at St Mary’s Pre-school in Rowden Hill, Chippenham found out about puppy love recently when Guide dog puppy in training Rhana came to visit.

Chippenham mobile zoo to make a mega return

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Family pets

10:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

The cute and exotic of the animal kingdom will return to Chippenham on July 26 for the second Children’s Mega Zoo.

Hunting for news of hare song protest

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Green Party blasts BBC for 'media blackout' in election coverage

6:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

BBC radio producers want to hear from pupils of Kington St Michael Primary School from 40 years ago.

Champion’s inspiration to Chippenham students

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Modern Pentathlon world champion Mhairi Spence spurred on students from Chippenham’s Sheldon School ahead of their Olympic Day.

Fallen telegraph pole causes commotion in Kington St Michael

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Firefighters put out car blaze at Shab Hill viewpoint near Birdlip

6:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A telegraph pole came down across the road and caught fire outside the Jolly Huntsman, Kington St Michael, early on Monday.

Focus on homegrown food at Chippenham Food Festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:54pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Forty stallholders – double the number of the usual monthly farmers’ market – did a roaring trade at Chippenham’s first food and drink festival.

Traffic fears over 1,000 homes plan in Chippenham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

12:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

More than 200 people went to see plans for the proposed Rowden Park garden village which would include 1,000 new homes in Chippenham.

Lane of M4 closed near Chippenham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

12:04pm Thursday 17th July 2014

One lane of the M4 westbound between J16, A3102 (Swindon West) and J17, A350 (Chippenham) has been closed because of a broken-down vehicle. 

Local producers do roaring trade at Chippenham's first food and drink festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Forty stallholders – double the number of the usual monthly farmers’ market – did a roaring trade at Chippenham’s first food and drink festival.

Three days of drama, music and dance at Chippenham's ambitious arts festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Chippenham will be treated to three days of drama, music and dance this weekend with the Community Arts Festival springing up in several venues across town.

Langley Fitzurse School rings in Victorian values

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:35pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Langley Fitzurse School had a Victorian day to celebrate saving its nineteenth century bell tower.

CCTV image issued of Chippenham cash machine theft suspect

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:32am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A thief swiped £80 from a cash machine when a woman withdrawing the money got sidetracked.

Your chance for say over Sutton Benger homes scheme

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

6:30pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Between 50 and 60 new houses are planned for Arms Farm at Sutton Benger.

Divers' rusty haul to help Chippenham River Festival flow smoothly

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Calne Divers lifted 15 scooters, 10 bikes and nine shopping trolleys out of the river at Chippenham ahead of this weekend’s river festival.

Man, 47, accused of rape and assault faces trial

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

9:44am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A man who is accused of raping a woman and assaulting her on two occasions is to face trial by judge and jury.

Car fire closes two lanes of M4 westbound near Chippenham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Firefighters put out car blaze at Shab Hill viewpoint near Birdlip

2:40pm Monday 14th July 2014

Two lanes of the M4 westbound are closed with traffic now queueing between Junction 16, with the A3102 Swindon West, and J17, with the A350 at Chippenham, because of a car fire.

Fallen power cables close road at Kington St Michael

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

11:24am Monday 14th July 2014

Honey Knob Hill, Kington St Michael, has been closed around the Stanton Lane junction because of fallen power cables this morning.

Unconscious man rescued from M4 blaze

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon police advice after two girls fall foul of internet

8:26am Monday 14th July 2014

A collision closed a section of the M4’s westbound carriageway for more than five hours on Sunday morning.

Chippenham pupils’ survival pack wins award

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Pupils from Hardenhuish School, Chippenham, beat fierce competition to win the combined technology and language challenge held in Marlborough on June 3.

Tour clowns ready to top Chippenham festival’s bill

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

6:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

Three days of community arts are heading to Chippenham, headlined by international touring troupe of clowns Le Navet Bete.

First turf cut for Chippenham's £20m campus

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Duncan Hames MP

5:30pm Friday 11th July 2014

Diggers have moved in to Wiltshire College at Chippenham to prepare the ground for the new £20m campus.

Bulldozing Chippenham church hall ‘good for community

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

Plans to demolish St Paul’s Church Hall in Chippenham and sell the land to developers will benefit the community in the long-run, says its vicar, the Rev Simon Dunn.

Upper Seagry horse trainer gets ready to go in ring

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

Horse trainer Allun Sutherland hasn’t let the small matter of a broken nose stop him training to become a boxer as part of a television challenge.

Even more of A350 at Chippenham to become dual carriageway

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:01pm Friday 11th July 2014

A £129 million cash boost for more dual carriageway on the A350 around Chippenham and 400 more parking spaces at the railway station has been welcomed.

Star folk singer and gameshow personality wows Rotary club

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: SINGING TALENT: Isla St Clair will be singing folk songs about heroes and villains.

8:00am Friday 11th July 2014

Members of a Chippenham Rotary club were treated to a surprise guest at the president’s dinner last Friday - Isla St Clair.

Chippenham's first food festival to tickle the taste buds

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: John McLaughlin of Costellos at the Food Festival.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (7358603)

7:00am Friday 11th July 2014

Chippenham.s first food and drink festival takes place on Sunday and will celebrate local food and drink and the people who produce it.

Candle starts Chippenham flat fire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Photo taken by Amy Barr

5:30pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A block of flats at Chelwood Close, Chippenham, was evacuated at 3.40am on Saturday because of a fire in a first-floor flat.

Tributes paid to silver medal cyclist who inspired others

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:30pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Family and friends of popular cyclist Gary Woodward have paid tribute to a dedicated sportsman who loved to be on his bike.

Chippenham man, 72, target in tripwire hate crime

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Police believe an elderly Jehovah’s Witness, who had a tripwire tied across his front door, was the victim of a hate crime.

1,000 jobs hope as The Range plans Chippenham distribution centre

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:20am Thursday 10th July 2014

Home furnishings firm The Range will bring up to 1,000 jobs to Chippenham when it opens its southern distribution centre in the town.

Popular cyclist loses his fight for life

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:35pm Monday 7th July 2014

POPULAR cyclist Gary Woodward died this morning after suffering a mysterious cardiac arrest while out on his bike last month.

Sweet idea helps a berry good fayre for Crudwell

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Monday 7th July 2014

A lucky purchase from eBay is helping to give a traditional village fete the sweet taste of success.

Sporting day to help Lacock riders

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Monday 7th July 2014

Team building games with a dangerous difference raised more than £800 towards a new horse for Lacock Riding for the Disabled.

Scouts beat Everest challenge

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

On Saturday, June 14, the Tuesday Scouts section of 10th Chippenham Scouts took part in a fundraising event in Monkton Park, Chippenham.

Chippenham nursery is one of region’s best

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

St Mary’s Pre-school in Rowden Hill, Chippenham has won an award for being a top recommended nursery in the South West.

A decade of Chippenham childcare

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

A Chippenham nursery welcomed actor Simon Shepherd to its tenth anniversary celebrations.

End of the road for Razorcat tours of Wiltshire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:53pm Saturday 5th July 2014

A popular sight on Colerne roads will soon be gone for good ride as an unusual Wiltshire tour company prepares to close.

Chippenham teen back-packs his way to business idea

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

Most teenagers who go back-packing around Australia return home with not much more than a good tan and some surfing skills, but Callum Harford came back home with a business idea he hopes will make his fortune.

Chippenham students' talent for raising cash

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

Abbeyfield School students in Chippenham have raised nearly £1,000 for their chosen charity Meningitis Now.

Housing plan to reduce flood risk at Sutton Benger

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

4:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

A developer has gained approval for new plans for 21 homes in Sutton Benger that aim to answer concerns on flooding.

Chippenham honours its unsung stalwarts

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

Volunteers nominated by the public were awarded for their selfless services to the community at Chippenham Area Board meeting on Monday.

Chippenham ‘garden village’ plans on display

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

12:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

Plans for 1,000 new homes at the proposed Rowden Park in Chippenham will be unveiled at a public consultation next week.

Chippenham pub backs down on Bambi’s ban

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Friday 4th July 2014

A Chippenham pub owner asked a local drag queen to smoke out the back out of sight because his flamboyant appearance was putting off customers.

Concert at Castle Combe will recall the Great War

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: SING WITH THE STARS: Join Grenville Jones and the Bath Male Choir and raise money for charity. PICTURE: Contributed (4311100)

3:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

The clock will go back 100 years in Castle Combe on Saturday at a special wartime concert in the church.

Chippenham store's plea to help food for needy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tesco logo

12:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Tesco is running its fourth neighbourhood food collection in a bid to collect meals for those in need.

Runaway car at Castle Combe hits woman

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

11:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A pedestrian was trapped by a car which rolled down a hill after its handbrake failed in Castle Combe.

Casino theme hits jackpot at Hardenhuish Year 13 prom

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Young adults waved goodbye to their time at Hardenhuish School in Chippenham with a James Bond casino-themed prom in an attractive setting near Calne.

Police issue CCTV images after pervert films girls at Olympiad and steals underwear

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Police are appealing for help to find a pervert seen filming young girls getting undressed in the Olympiad’s changing rooms.




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