Neighbours help Sherston's first community apple day prove fruitful

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Sherston's first community apple day was almost scuppered by a lack of fruit shortly before it was due to take place.

Hurricane Gonzalo brings down power cables near Oaksey

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Power cut fuse box and torch

4:03pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Power is not expected to be restored to villages near Malmesbury until 11pm after electricity cables near Oaksey were blown down by high winds in the wake of Hurricane Gonzalo.

Bench tribute to Malmesbury firefighters

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Two former Malmesbury firefighters, who between them served the brigade for 58 years, have been honoured by colleagues who commissioned an ornate bench in their memory.

Cash splash on Corston's ailing pond

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

Steps are being taken to revive an ailing wildlife oasis and popular beauty spot often used to give schoolchildren a taste of nature.

Malmesbury pupils plan Tower flowers tribute

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Students at Malmesbury School are immersing themselves in events of 100 years ago, with projects to commemorate the start of the First World War.

Oaksey youth club’s come of age

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

Big-hearted John Assheton never had children, so some of the money he would have spent on them went into launching a charitable trust to improve facilities in the village he grew to love.

Seagry pupils take a crack at conkers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:15pm Thursday 16th October 2014

There was some fierce competition when a village school went conker crazy last Saturday – especially when the dads got involved.

Sherston market marks milestone

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

2:24pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Sherston Market is expected to packed to bursting with stalls when it celebrates its first birthday on Saturday.

Tickets selling fast for Malmesbury's four-day history festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:34am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Hundreds of history buffs will descend on Malmesbury this weekend for one of the country’s biggest literary events of its kind.

Bench dedicated in memory of two Malmesbury firefighters

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Community stalwart Martyn Snell

2:23pm Monday 13th October 2014

Two former Malmesbury firefighters who between them served the brigade for 58 years have been honoured by former colleagues who commissioned an ornate memorial bench in their memory.

Road cleared after school bus crash in Malmesbury

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:19pm Monday 13th October 2014

A road blocked by a school bus crash this morning has been cleared.

Malmesbury zone stops cold callers paying visit

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

Parklands in Malmesbury is to become a ‘no cold calling zone’ after proposals by the town council’s policy and resources committee.

Hundreds keen to help Malmesbury town centre prosper

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

Moves to secure the prosperity of Malmesbury town centre – with the ultimate aim of providing “a retail destination for the future” – are now well under way, the group behind the initiative has announced.

Runners at Badminton, but no riders ...

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Friday 10th October 2014

The palatial country house, the iconic lake and the familiar jumps formed the unmistakable backdrop for a sporting event at Badminton Park on Sunday.

Fears remain on the level at Minety

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The level crossing at Eastburn

7:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Villagers are split over the impending opening of a newly designed level crossing in Minety.

Malmesbury floral win is right on Kew

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:54pm Thursday 9th October 2014

As his great-grandfather was head gardener at London’s Kew Gardens, it is perhaps no surprise that Philip Glover seems to have inherited a flair for the floral.

Floyd drummer proves Castle Combe is a classic track

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason was among the many petrolheads to admire magnificent machines dating back to 1905 at Castle Combe Circuit’s Autumn Classic day.

Join Malmesbury Walkers for four-mile ramble

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

2:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A four-mile walk has been planned by Malmesbury Walkers tomorrow.

Village roots for best mangold hurlers in annual tournament

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:42pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

The poor man’s turnip took centre-stage when the traditional sport of mangold hurling received its annual airing in Sherston on Sunday.

Malmesbury man faces trial over drugs charges

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

1:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

A Malmesbury man who is accused of having heroin and crack cocaine for supply on two occasions is to face trial by judge and jury.

Tickets are going fast at Malmesbury history event

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The next edition of BBC History magazine, featuring Dr Ryan Lavelle's article

6:00am Monday 6th October 2014

Many events have already sold out for BBC History Magazine’s History Weekend in Malmesbury, which is being held this month.

Prestige award for Lucas, Malmesbury Cub Scout

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

Lucas Griffiths, of First Malmesbury Cub Scouts, has been presented with the Chief Scout’s Silver Award, the highest award that a Cub can gain.

Malmesbury referendum due after plan backed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

A referendum on Malmesbury’s Neighbourhood Plan could be held before the New Year after an independent examiner confirmed it met the basic conditions required.

On marks to hurl the mangolds at Sherston

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

6:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

Sherston's annual Mangold Hurling competition returns on Sunday with more than 50 people expected to take part.

Gazette and Prospect launch £75,000 appeal for hospice outpatient centre at Savernake in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:10am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Today we join forces with the Prospect Hospice to raise £75,000 for an outpatient centre at Savernake Hospital in Marlborough.

Events lined up for Malmesbury's four-day philosophy festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

7:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Malmsbury's four-day Philosophy Town festival gets underway next week with events at the United Reformed Church and the Old Bell Hotel.

Youth choir concert at Malmesbury Abbey aids foodbank

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

7:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Malmesbury Abbey welcomes The Modellschule Obersberg Youth Choir from Bad Hersfeld, Germany, to perform on Friday.

Arrest warrant for Malmesbury man who failed to turn up to court

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

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A judge has issued a warrant for the arrest and detention of a Malmesbury man who is accused of being involved in the trade in hard drugs.

First step towards shaping the future of Malmesbury

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

4:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Malmesbury could be one step closer to a referendum on its Neighbourhood Plan following an independent examination in the town hall on Thursday morning.

Now I’m putting buns in the oven - former midwife joins Waitrose bakery

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:01pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Former midwife Jane Brooks has gone from delivering babies to fancy biscuits and speciality breads after a career switch from maternity wards to Malmesbury’s newest bakery at Waitrose.

Action over complaints at Malmesbury's Flying Monk Ground

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Malmesbury town councillor Kim Power spoke against the application

11:46am Thursday 25th September 2014

Monitoring of The Flying Monk Ground and Malmesbury Victoria Football Club is set to continue after proposals were passed by Malmesbury town councilors.

Malmesbury 'Third Agers' draw a crowd

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Palmers Green & Southgate U3A

8:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

More than 100 people attended Malmesbury’s first University of the Third Age meeting last Friday.

Deadline nears for Malmesbury grant applications

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

6:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

The deadline for Malmesbury Area Board’s Community Area Grant Scheme is Friday.

Book bargains at Sherston village hall

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

The next book sale at Sherston village hall is on Saturday from 9am to noon.

Fundraising group Sherston 1016 needs support as founders retire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Village fundraising group Sherston 1016 is looking for new blood following the retirement of two founder members, Noel Banks and Martin Rea.

New ways to play in Malmesbury after donation

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

An anonymous donation of £10,000 has helped create new play zones for children at Luckington School.

Malmesbury housing rejected by top minister

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles has overruled his department’s own planning inspector by rejecting an application to build 77 houses at Park Road in Malmesbury.

Baptism dunkings by Archbishop of Canterbury a 'most amazing party'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:31pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Hundreds packed into the grounds of Malmesbury Abbey on Saturday to watch the Archbishop of Canterbury baptise 19 candidates from North Wiltshire in a full-immersion tank.

Spitfire displays at dedication of Seagry memorial to Second World War pilots

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:22am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A ten-minute Spitfire display over Seagry was the one of the highlights on Sunday of a service to dedicate a memorial to two Second World War pilots.

Malmesbury man, 41, who molested young girls spared immediate jail term

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A Malmesbury man who molested two young girls has been ordered to register as a sex offender after he was spared a jail term for his 'disgraceful behaviour'.

'High homes' row in Sherston resolved

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

4:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Work is to restart on a village development in Sherston at the centre of a ‘high homes’ row.

Malmesbury Community Safety Forum meeting cancelled

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

10:58am Monday 15th September 2014

The meeting of the Community Safety Forum for Malmesbury and surrounding villages due to take place on Wednesday, September 24, at Malmesbury Fire Station has been cancelled.

Archbishop baptises faithful in outdoor Malmesbury Abbey service

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:36pm Saturday 13th September 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury gave a traditional-style outdoor baptism at Malmesbury Abbey to 17 North Wiltshire people today.

Help shape the future of Sherston

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

8:20am Saturday 13th September 2014

People in Sherston are being urged to take a once-in-a-decade chance to help shape the future of their village by having a say over the next few weeks in an emerging neighbourhood plan.

Delight as Malmesbury School is granted prestigious status

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Malmesbury School has been hailed as a centre of excellence for its outstanding work in helping teachers reach their potential.

Malmesbury have-a-go-hero among 17 set to be baptised by Archbishop of Canterbury

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

When Andrew Carnegie grappled with a knife-wielding thug who raided a Malmesbury jewellery shop he thought he was going to die.

Cousin of Spitfire pilot found in time for Seagry memorial ceremony

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

HE raced cars, played the violin and his dashing good looks bore more than just a passing resemblance to swashbuckling Hollywood heartthrob of the day Errol Flynn.

Get strolling with Malmesbury Walkers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: These boots were made for walking...

7:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A four-mile ramble has been arranged by the Malmesbury Walkers on Friday.

Find out about Cotswold canals

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Members of the Cotswold Canals Trust at work on bridge repairs at Latton Basin (4650500)

8:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

An illustrated talk entitled Cotswold Canals: Past, Present and Future will be presented by canal historian Dr Theo Stening at Hankerton Church on Thursday, September 18, at 7.30pm.

Emergency services free woman trapped after two-car accident

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:11pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A woman was trapped in her car following a collision near Kemble Business Park this morning.


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