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.

James Bond-themed ball to raise cash for Dorothy House

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sean Connery as James Bond.

7:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A James Bond-themed charity ball is being held on Saturday in aid of Dorothy House Hospice Care.

Young and old join Malmesbury Carnival 10k race

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Around 250 runners took part in the Malmesbury 10 kilometre road race on Saturday.

Something for everyone at Malmesbury Carnival's wild parade

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

From a gang of unruly cowboys and a mobile chocolate factory to a First World War biplane, Malmesbury’s annual carnival procession prompted cheers, applause and laughter from hundreds of people who lined the streets on Saturday evening.

Local research project to shape town’s action plan

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

7:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A major study that will involve the input of residents, retailers and business people is now underway in Malmesbury to help boost and preserve the prosperity of its town centre.

Abbey House descendent seeks backing for local history venture

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A descendant of the Stumpe family who built Malmesbury’s Abbey House in 1542 has vowed to purchase the historic property and world famous gardens – despite the odds being stacked against him.

Malmesbury Neighbourhood Plan blueprint set to go to public vote

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

4:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A one-day referendum could be held in Malmesbury later this year to determine the town’s future development for decades to come.

Community message alert after two men found in Malmesbury shed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:51pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Police in Malmesbury are warning people to be on their guard after two men were found in a shed near the Corston area of Malmesbury yesterday.

Sherston's blaze-hit Rattlebone pub returns to full glory

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A historic village pub that was devastated by fire almost six months ago will officially re-open on Saturday.

Brain takes on brawn in military-style clash of the fittest

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

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Competitors from around the country are expected to head for Charlton Park, near Malmesbury, this weekend for a new Hunger Games meets Krypton Factor-style competition where, it is claimed, the smart can out-compete the fast.

Residents' victory hope over intrusive housing scheme

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

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Residents appear to have won their battle with developers over a housing scheme in Sherston.

Bail for Malmesbury man who sexually abused two young girls for five years

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

4:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

A Malmesbury man who sexually abused two young girls for five years has been released on bail by a judge.

Can you play goal for Malmesbury youth team?

2:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

Malmesbury youth football team have been left with a giant hole in their defence with just three weeks to go until the start of the season.

PM's award shines light on work of Malmesbury charity boss

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:01am Monday 25th August 2014

A retired Wiltshire Lieutenant Colonel has received a national award and has been saluted by the Prime Minister after spearheading a charity that raises millions to help young people involved in the Armed Forces take part in adventure expeditions.

Tree cheers for forest festival at Westonbirt Arboredum

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:31am Sunday 24th August 2014

About 20,000 people are expected to converge on Westonbirt Arboretum this weekend to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the woodland attraction’s popular Treefest.

Author with a story to tell in Malmesbury

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Cat Weatherill

6:42pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Storyteller and best-selling children’s author Cat Weatherill appears in Malmesbury on Friday, August 29 as part of the town’s month-long carnival events.

Sherston woman thanks paramedic who helped save her life

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:06am Saturday 23rd August 2014

She remembers absolutely nothing about it, but retired garage boss Ann Neal knows Wiltshire Air Ambulance helped save her life by whisking her to hospital for emergency surgery.

GCSE results: Malmesbury School

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:11pm Thursday 21st August 2014

This year’s Year 11 students at Malmesbury School have done extremely well and produced an outstanding set of GCSE results, said headteacher Tim Gilson.

Sign up for free messages about policing and crime in Malmesbury, Pewsey and Warminster

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson (3849569)

12:49pm Monday 18th August 2014

People in Malmesbury, Pewsey and Warminster can now sign up for free messages - by email, text and voicemail - about policing and crime matters in their area by joining Wiltshire and Swindon Community Messaging.

Memorial for Spitfire pilots who died over Wiltshire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Several hundred people are expected to join military top brass and civic leaders in a Wiltshire village for a poignant ceremony to mark the deaths of two young Spitfire pilots 73 years ago.

Archbishop's Malmesbury visit to baptise worshippers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury will perform traditional “dunking” baptisms at Malmesbury Abbey, in what has been described as “a genuine once-in-a-lifetime community occasion.”

Hullavington emergency services day ‘biggest yet’

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Emergency Services Show in Hullavington

6:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

ORGANISERS finalising the programme this year’s Emergency Services Show are confident it will be the biggest and best ever.

Enough's enough says Malmesbury shed ace Syd

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Artist Luke Hollingworth has vowed never to enter the nation’s Shed of the Year contest again – despite coming agonisingly close to winning this year’s televised event.

Artworks are dedicated to peace

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Artist Yael Rose has dedicated a series of colourful, experimental works to peace in Gaza and Syria.

String along to the music

6:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A STRING of musically themed events take place in Malmesbury this Saturday.

A-level results: Malmesbury School

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:31am Thursday 14th August 2014

Staff and students at Malmesbury School are celebrating a record breaking set of A-level results.

Friends succeed in raising £7,500 for Sherston school

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

The friends of Sherston Primary School have raised £7,500 at a string of events that were staged during the school year.

Malmesbury's Waitrose ready to open its doors

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:38pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Community leaders were this morning unveiling Malmesbury’s new Waitrose supermarket in the belief that it will lure more shoppers to the town centre.

Malmesbury's new Waitrose store opens

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:36pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Malmesbury’s new Waitrose store was bustling when it opened this morning after six months of construction.

Kite flyers get airborne at Malmsbury festival despite storms

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:33pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

The skies above Malmesbury were filled with parachuting teddy bears, six-sided Japanese fighting kites, colourful inflatables –including at one point a fish with a top hat – and the occasional plunging egg.

Sutton Benger School praised for values at its heart

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

10:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Parents and staff at Sutton Benger School are celebrating an “outstanding” report that heralded its “inspirational leadership” after a visit by inspectors earlier this month.

Extra-close shave for Malmesbury teenager in aunt’s memory

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:30am Friday 1st August 2014

Teenager Tegan Hughes acquired the most severe hairstyle of her life on Tuesday while hundreds of pupils at Malmesbury School cheered her on.

Egg-citing twist for Malmesbury Kite Festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Organisers of the fifth Malmesbury Kite Festival this weekend hope they don’t end up with egg on their faces when they introduce a new facet to the event.

Police investigate indecent exposure incidents in Malmesbury

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

12:15pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Police are investigating two incidents of indecent exposure in Malmesbury.

Tributes paid to Dyson worker who died in A303 lorry tragedy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:04pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Tributes have been paid to Dyson worker Mariola Martin, 53, after she was killed in an horrific accident on Sunday.

Malmsbury students gain insight into vital debates

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Dozens of Malmesbury sixth form students put aside thoughts of their impending exam results to get to grips with vital world issues.

Malmesbury students give their all on WOMAD main stage

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:28pm Monday 28th July 2014

You could see it in their faces – elation at having their music appreciated by so many people, pride at being part of an outstanding performance at a major festival and very likely relief that it all went so well.

The sprit of Olympics will live on in Malmesbury area

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Have a go at Archery

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

IT may have finished two years ago but the spirit of the London Olympics will live on in and around Malmesbury this summer with local people encouraged to take part in a string of free sports related events.

Choose Royal Wootton Bassett’s cinema schedule

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Top films to catch at the cinema

11:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Royal Wootton Bassett’s Community Cinema is looking for residents to choose the next three films scheduled for October, November and December this year.


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