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.

30,000 are ready to party at WOMAD

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:53am Thursday 24th July 2014

Everyone has heard of the Jules Verne adventure Around The World in 80 days. Musically speaking, fans will be able to travel the globe in 80 hours this weekend by heading to a swathe of countryside two miles from Malmesbury.

After 26 years’ service in Seagry school office, it’s time to step down - for now

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

The internet was science fiction and email was still years away when mother-of-four Debbie Short began her all-encompassing role at Seagry Primary School in 1988.

White van man wearing only stockings and suspenders arrested

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:25pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A man has been arrested following reports over the past few months of a male dressed only in stockings and suspenders in a white van near Malmesbury.

Brinkworth is getting set for its 35th show

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

1:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

One of the largest village shows in the county takes place in Brinkworth on August 31.

Malmesbury students learn a new rhythm for WOMAD appearance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

The spirit of Bob Marley has been alive, well and kicking up some unfamiliar but decidedly heady rhythms in Malmesbury over the past week and a half as the town has gone reggae crazy.

Variety key to Malmesbury festival bill

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

More than 40 varied events across 14 venues have been confirmed for the four weeks of this summer’s Malmesbury Carnival and Festival.

Veteran from Pewsey hopes for payout over nuclear testing

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Christmas Island veteran Michael Thompson is hopeful he will finally receive compensation for the irreversible damage nuclear testing had on him.

Boules rules as sandy contest fills streets of Sherston

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:53pm Thursday 17th July 2014

There were no French players to compete in a sport the nation had made its own, but joie de vivre was abundant as Sherston was again transformed into a giant ‘boulodrome’.

Second Vic Fest helps flood-hit football club pay off debts

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Malmesbury's second Vic Fest has raised enough money for the club to pay off some of its debts to kick off the season in August.

Police direct traffic after Malmesbury accident

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

11:40am Monday 14th July 2014

Police are directing traffic at the B4040 Charlton Road junction of the A429 in Malmesbury after an accident involving two vehicles.

Mums and tots near Malmesbury keep in trim

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Mums in villages near Malmesbury have no excuse for not keeping fit after a toddler group launched a class.

Chance for your say on 52 homes bid for Malmesbury

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

11:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Residents have the chance to give their views on plans to create 52 apartments for older people on the old Burnham House site, Malmesbury, at a meeting on Monday.

Giant leaps for legacy for Sherston pupils

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

More than 100 children from Sherston Primary School took part in an Olympic legacy day, held to encourage competitive spirit and athleticism.

Gleeson victory 'proves community must be protected from developers'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Simon Killane. chairman of the Malmesbury Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group

3:52pm Friday 11th July 2014

The decision to overrule the Government, allowing Gleeson Developments to build 180 homes at Filands, Malmesbury, proves that communities trying to write a neighbourhood plan need protection, says a local councillor.

Government bungled, judges rule, as Gleeson wins court fight to build 180 Malmesbury homes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:16pm Friday 11th July 2014

Developers who received planning permission in error from a planning inspector for a 180-home development at Malmesbury have won a remarkable fight to keep it at London’s Court of Appeal.

Mysterious case of Malmesbury garden ornaments and features being damaged

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

4:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Police are investigating an incident in which garden ornaments and features were moved and damaged at a house in Malmesbury town centre overnight on Sunday, June 29.

Hot shots head for boules festival at Sherston

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:45pm Thursday 10th July 2014

The village of Sherston is gearing up for its annual boules weekend of festivities.

Sinéad O’Connor will take to WOMAD stage

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sinéad O'Connor. Photo by Mike Burnell

10:31am Thursday 10th July 2014

Sinéad O’Connor is the latest big name to be unveiled for this year's WOMAD festival at Charlton Park, near Malmesbury.

Police investigate Malmesbury town centre assault

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

5:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

A domestic common assault in Malmesbury town centre was reported late on Sunday night and is being investigated by police.

Day of action: Malmesbury School will be affected

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Malmesbury School headteacher Tim Gilson

9:57am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Malmesbury School expects to be affected by strike action tomorrow and has warned students to bring in work in case their lessons are disrupted.

Malmesbury mum is trained for success

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

A personal trainer from Malmesbury has scooped a prestigious award from national training provider Lifetime Training.

Long Newnton party raises cash to help cancer cause

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: CHEERS: Majestic's minimum order is now six bottles.

10:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

A summer drinks party held in the gardens of a beautiful village home has raised more than £5,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.




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