Devizes garden party raises £750 for Ugandan orphans

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:04am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A garden party held at the home of Francis and Jill Chadwick, in Wickfield, Devizes, on June 29 raised £750 towards bursaries for orphans at Kasese Primary School in Uganda.

Hot weather leads to unusual butterfly sighting in Devizes garden

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:20am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A butterfly usually seen in woodland was spotted in a garden in the centre of Devizes.

Wadworth donates £2k to help Somerset flood victims

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wadworth chairman and managing director Charles Bartholomew. The brewery is again running its promotion to encourage customers to drive safely during the Christmas period.

6:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Devizes brewer Wadworth has donated £2,046 to the Somerset Community Foundation to help flood victims in the Somerset levels.

Defibrillator is on Trowbridge dad’s fundraising list

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

The father of teenage footballer Quinton Barham, who suffered a heart attack on a pitch last year, hopes to raise funds for a defibrillator at his son’s new club.

Hatts Travel closure: Wiltshire Council 'aware firm had problems'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:56am Monday 28th July 2014

It has emerged that there were signs that Hatts Travel, which was founded in the 1920s, was struggling before it closed on Friday with the loss of 89 jobs.

Safety at the seaside for Lavington Pre-school

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Youngsters at Lavington Pre-school learned about keeping safe at the seaside and around water.

Devizes pupils play part in island festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Youngsters at Southbroom Infants’ School were delighted to take part in the Isle of the Wight Carnival.

Devizes daredevil aids air ambulance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Adventurous Devizes man Stuart Foulstone, who escaped with his life after white water rafting in Africa, had another lucky escape when he plunged into a frozen lake while undertaking a dog sled challenge in the Arctic.

Delight over entry in top health ranks

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Mum Deborah Dellar was shocked and surprised to be named one of the top 50 Inspirational Women in Healthcare in England.

Rowde ice cream parlour notches up another award

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

As award follows award, an ice cream parlour and cafe in Rowde knows it has found the winning recipe.

Fire engine and bouncy castle magic at Devizes fun day

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: ou can do your bit to help the Gazette’s Give us a chance appeal

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

STAFF and customers at the Cavalier pub in Devizes will be raising funds for Devizes Opportunity Centre on August 2.

No more 3am alcohol at Corn Exchange after fracas

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A picture posted online of the scene outside the Corn Exchange, Devizes, early on Sunday morning

9:49am Thursday 24th July 2014

Alcohol sales at the Corn Exchange will stop earlier to try to stop anti-social behaviour, Devizes Town Council has agreed.

Mum’s clean cut idea to raise cash

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: ou can do your bit to help the Gazette’s Give us a chance appeal

1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE biggest fundraising event of the year for our Give Us A Chance appeal takes place in Worton on Saturday when a family fun day is held from 11am.

Devizes goodbye party-Youth centre runs out of time

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:30am Friday 25th July 2014

An event to mark the end of Devizes Youth Centre will be held on Saturday, on The Green, from 1pm to 4pm.

Family coach firm Hatts Travel to announce it is ceasing to trade

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:08am Friday 25th July 2014

Family coach firm Hatts Travel is expected to announce at noon today it is ceasing to trade.

Eleventh hour call for more volunteers to keep Rowde Youth club

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Youth club organisers in Rowde have issued a final plea for adult volunteers to come forward to stop it closing.

Music school’s out again this summer

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ashley, Charlie, Sienna, Beau and Tayte get together to play the piano

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

The organisers of the music summer school held in Devizes for primary school pupils have spoken of their disappointment at cancelling the event for the second consecutive year due to a lack of youngsters signing up.

Riders to take over streets of Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Crowds of leather-clad riders will motor into Calne this weekend for the town’s annual bike meet.

Devizes Moonrakers pub is transformed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A new-look Moonrakers pub in Devizes has been well received by the public.

Fed-up Devizes families want seagulls culled

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Families living near London Road in Devizes say their lives are being made a misery by gulls and are calling for them to be culled.

Devizes urged to back Tour of Britain cyclists

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Team Sky's Chris Froome, of Great Britain, in the centre of the peloton as it makes its way along the Champs Elysees during the final stage of the Tour de France in Paris, France, last year

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Devizes Town Council is urging people to turn out and cheer on cyclists when the Tour of Britain comes to their town.

Devizes Wargames weekend

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WARGAMES enthusiasts from all over the world pitted their skills against each other at the annual Attack! show in Devizes.

Scouts retain Devizes store support

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sainsbury's plans expansion to Dome roundabout superstore

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STAFF and customers at Sainsbury’s in Devizes chose the 6th Devizes Scouts as their chosen charity for the second consecutive year.

New Wiltshire fire boss to address meeting

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Councillor Graham Payne

4:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The new chairman of the Wiltshire and Swindon Fire Authority will address Wiltshire Council next week, ahead of an expected row over the proposed service merger.

Good turnaround in Lavington School ’s report

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:14am Thursday 24th July 2014

Some significant improvements in teaching at Laving-ton School have secured it a good Ofsted report.

Devizes town chiefs refusing to replace bins

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Coun Peter Evans

10:33am Thursday 24th July 2014

Devizes Town Council has rejected any notion that it will pay for replacement litter bins.

Hammer-wielding man threatens Devizes shop staff

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A man wielding a hammer threatened staff at the One Stop Shop in Devizes.

He was exceptional, he was always happy - dad's tribute to popular bike accident victim

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

Further tributes have been paid to popular Devizes Hockey Club player Charlie Sherman after he died in a bike crash.

Market Lavington teen to tackle Three Peaks

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Teenager Oliver Bird is hoping to follow in his father’s footsteps and complete the Three Peaks Challenge.

Devizes chef is new patron of charity Splash

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Chef Peter Vaughan has been announced as a patron for local charity Splash as it celebrates its 25th year supporting young people in Wiltshire.

Police plea for witnesses after Westbury man, 49, hit by car at Caen Hill, Devizes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Police are investigating a collision that injured two people yesterday

1:47pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after an accident in Devizes last night in which a Westbury man was seriously hurt.

Man seriously hurt in accident at Caen Hill, Devizes

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

8:24am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car at Caen Hill, Devizes, at 10.30pm yesterday.

Youths arrested after vehicles damaged: Police praise quick-thinking Devizes witness

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

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Two youths were arrested for causing criminal damage to vehicles in Devizes after a call from a member of the public who saw them.

I won't let new transport role distract me, vows Devizes MP

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes MP Claire Perry at Pewsey station this morning

2:51pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Devizes MP Claire Perry says her new role as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport won’t detract her from duties as a local MP.

Prison Bridge tragedy: Tribute to Devizes engineer who was on way to work in Trowbridge

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:38am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A tribute has been paid to motorcyclist Charlie Sherman, 22, of Devizes who died after an accident while he was on his way to work in Trowbridge last Thursday.

Police name motorcyclist in Devizes Prison Bridge tragedy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:25pm Monday 21st July 2014

The motorcyclist who died following a road traffic collision with a bus in Devizes on the A361 last week has been formally identified as Charlie Sherman, 22, of Hillier Road, Devizes.

Devizes teenager admits burglary and stealing from cars

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A Devizes teenager has admitted taking part in a house burglary and stealing from two cars in a night of crime.

Tributes paid to Devizes disabled sailor

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:06am Monday 21st July 2014

Tributes have been paid to paralysed sailor Andrew Farrow from Devizes who has died.

Devizes teens aim to cycle the Alps

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

As the Tour de France reaches its climax, two teenage boys from Downlands School in Devizes are taking on their own cycling challenge in The Alps.

Devizes recitals move audience

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:30pm Saturday 19th July 2014

STUDENTS at Devizes School demonstrated their memorisation and recital skills in the school’s annual Poetry by Heart competition.

Market Lavington publicans aim to expand accommodation to meet growing demand

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

PUBLICANS Steve and Nicky Wragg are hoping their plans for an extension will gain approval as demand grows for their bed and breakfast accommodation in Market Lavington.

Group set for Devizes weekend of battles

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Alan Paginton, Ellis Adams and Glen Lomax, chairman of Devizes Wargames. Below, gamers enjoy the event

6:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

WARGAMES enthusiasts will go into battle this weekend, when Attack! 2014 is held at Devizes School.

Appeal after camera lost on Kennet and Avon Canal towpath

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Caen Hill flight of locks

4:40pm Friday 18th July 2014

Nadine Tuffin, who went on a bike ride with her family on the Kennet and Avon Canal towpath between Devizes and Seend on Sunday, is appealing for help after they lost their Nikon camera.

Returning rally sees hundreds enjoy family fun to aid charitable causes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: ou can do your bit to help the Gazette’s Give us a chance appeal

3:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Hundreds of scooter enthusiasts from all over the country rode into Pewsey on Friday evening for a weekend of family fun, music and talk of the heydays of Vespas and Lambrettas.

Voices raised at Devizes concert for St Mary’s Church

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Friday 18th July 2014

More than 200 children from seven primary schools in and around Devizes performed a concert at St Mary’s Church.

Devizes kittens’ arrival seems like fate

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Two black kittens, abandoned outside a Devizes pet shop, have been given a new home by a couple whose own beloved black cat had died just days before.

Bromham sports day during wartime

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

About 200 people enjoyed a traditional tea and sports such as tug-of-war and welly wanging when a village school opened its doors for a community event to remember the First World War.

Farewell bash for Devizes youth club

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Coun Laura Mayes, top second left, dropped in at Devizes Youth Centre on Tuesday to meet teenagers  and staff taking part in a Street Art workshop run by  Alex Miles, front centre, with  team leader Sarah Howse, bottom right PICTURE BY GLENN PHILLIPS (491

7:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Youngsters are to hold a farewell bash later this month to mark the closure of Devizes Youth Centre.

West Lavington drink-driver banned for 20 months

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

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Matthew Higham, 50, of Lowland Farm, Strawberry Hill, West Lavington, was banned from driving for 20 months after he admitted drink-driving on June 14.

Lacock Dog show will support horse cause

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Waggy tails at fun dog show

8:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

LACOCK’S prize pooches will go on show on Sunday to raise much-needed funds for disabled children.




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