Devizes MP announces winners of her best local independent shop competition

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:04am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Results of a vote for the best local independent shop in the Devizes constituency, organised by MP Claire Perry, have been announced.

Video camera pervert, 49, gets jail warning from judge

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

5:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A 49-year-old man who set up video cameras to spy on a girl in a bathroom and bedroom has been warned he is facing a jail term.

Marlborough sixth former runs online auction in memory of nephew

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:32pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

St John’s Marlborough sixth form student Emily Palmer, 16, is running an online auction throughout October to raise money for Sands - the stillbirth and neonatal death charity.

Elderly ex-RAF women died after car pulled out in front of speeding lorry, inquest hears

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:34pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Two elderly ex-RAF servicewomen were killed when their car pulled out in front of a speeding lorry in the Cotswolds, an inquest heard today.

Held: Man accused of Marlborough house break-in

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

5:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A man who is accused of taking part in a break-in at a house in Marlborough has been remanded in custody by a judge.

Cash gift for Greatwood racehorses

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

5:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

RACE HORSE charity Greatwood has received a welcome donation which will fund six automatic drinking water units in its stables.

Marlborough store offers festive help

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Waitrose logo (3487476)

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Waitrose in Marlborough is running a campaign to tackle isolation at Christmas after the success of last year’s project.

Ramsbury couples mark golden date

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A Ramsbury family celebrated double golden wedding anniversaries on Saturday, with one sister travelling more than 3,000 miles to join the festivities.

Marlborough band plays on to keep young safe

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Finlay Connor

1:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

Marlborough band Crash is putting its weight behind the Finlay Foundation through fundraising gig in aid of the charity.

Jailed 'golf fan' targeted Ogbourne and Warminster clubs during £75k spree

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: SENTENCE CUT: The Court of Appeal in London.

9:56am Friday 26th September 2014

A crook who posed as a golfing fan whilst carrying out burglaries at golf clubs the length and breadth of Britain has been told by top judges that his four and a half year jail term was not a day too long.

Marlborough LitFest’s sweet support from supermarket

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:30am Friday 26th September 2014

BOOK lovers with a sweet tooth will get their fill at the Marlborough LitFest this weekend thanks to a donation of buns from Waitrose.

Dog owners go walkies on Silbury Hill for cause

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Dog owners gathered at Silbury Hill on Sunday for a mass walk of their wire-haired fox terriers to raise awareness of the rescue charity Terrier SOS.

Welcome for cancer unit moving to Marlborough site

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mobile chemotherapy unit boost for cancer patients

6:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A mobile chemotherapy unit that will visit Marlborough once a week has been welcomed with open arms by the town.

Marlborough gardeners win cup at the first attempt

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Months of hard work have paid off for the Marlborough in Bloom committee after the town won the South West Tourism Association Cup and was named best new entry.

Mechanical failure cuts water to Burbage homes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Water firm to announce 200 job losses

2:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Residents in Burbage were without water for at least five hours on Monday evening as a result of a mechanical failure.

Objections raised to retirement flats plan

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

12:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Marlborough town councillors objected to plans to build 27 retirement apartments on the Clarke and Rodway Garage site at a planning meeting on Monday.

Washing up work led to head chef's job and Michelin-star success

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:59am Thursday 25th September 2014

Head chef John Brown yesterday raised a glass to 15 years of working at Michelin-starred restaurant The Harrow at Little Bedwyn.

Disgust at state of Oare family’s graves

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Pewsey man Colin King is disgusted that his family’s graves have become hidden beneath brambles because they are in a conservation area.

Information on dementia

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

8:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A talk about dementia is being given at the Jubilee Centre, Marlborough, from 10am to noon on Saturday.

Autumn exhibition starts in Marlborough

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

6:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

The Guild of Wiltshire Artists is holding its autumn exhibition from today until Saturday at St Peter’s Church, Marlborough.

Rifleman from Marlborough wins best recruit award

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Rifleman Dan Churnside has won an army award after finishing his recruit training.

Skilled poet will launch first verse

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

6:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Poetry will come to life at the Marlborough Litfest with Zena Edwards leading the first event in the Ellis Theatre at Marlborough College on Thursday.

Classic car show will boost Shalbourne Pavilion Appeal

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: One of the classic cars on display at a previous Northcliffe Motors event

6:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Hundreds of rare and classic cars are expected for the 7th Wiltshire Classic Car Show next month.

Marlborough has plenty for readers of a young age

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

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Young bookworms can get their fill of entertainment with appearances by Caroline Lawrence, Chris Lloyd and Michèle Roberts.

New voices worth hearing at Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Award-winning novelists Amy Sackville and Cynan Jones will have their chance to shine at the Hiscox Young Authors event.

A wide variety of talent at Marlborough's fifth fest

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Marlborough is gearing up to welcome a host of great authors as the fifth LitFest rolls into town.

Ramsbury's ton up Fred is real birthday high flier

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Retired dairy farmer Fred Brown got a bird’s eye view of his beloved Wiltshire as part of the celebrations to mark his forthcoming 100th birthday.

Police crack down on Marlborough day of action

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:29am Thursday 18th September 2014

Hundreds of motorists were pulled over by Wiltshire Police in Marlborough yesterday in a bid to crack down on rural crime and road safety.

Air ambulances fly to Marlborough after heart attack call

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:36pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Both the Wiltshire Air Ambulance and Bristol-based Great Western Air Ambulance flew to Marlborough this afternoon to assist South Western Ambulance Service medics, who were treating a man who had gone into cardiac arrest.

Hotel and 220 homes may be built on Marlborough outskirts by Crown Estate

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:49pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Up to 220 homes could be built on the southern side of Marlborough by the Crown Estate and could even include a new hotel for the town.

Aldbourne friends to pull out stops in memory of wartime heroine

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Aldbourne is getting behind a year-long fundraising campaign for The Cavell Nurses Trust to mark the 100th anniversary off the execution of its namesake.

Can you pick up the baton in Marlborough?

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

3:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Marlborough Concert Orchestra needs a new conductor to replace long-standing conductor Christopher Irby, who has retired, from January 2015.

Marlborough diamond couple turn clock back six decades

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Diamond couple Nev and Terry Cooper celebrated 60 years together with a return visit to the hotel where they spent their honeymoon.

Aldbourne youth group celebrates remarkable funding success

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Aldbourne Youth Council is celebrating after the charity became self-sufficient and received a £1,755 donation.

Tour of Britain: Schools will be out in force to cheer cycling heroes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Thousands of cycling fans are expected to line the streets of Pewsey today as the Tour of Britain races through the village.

Duke to visit Marlborough to honour war veterans

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:56pm Thursday 11th September 2014

There will be a Royal visitor in Marlborough next month when the Duke of Kent unveils a commemorative plaque at the New Road war memorial to mark the centenary of the First World War.

Mystery surrounds fate of wandering wallaby Wanda after Ramsbury find

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:51pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Mystery surrounds the fate of Wiltshire’s famous wallaby Wanda after unconfirmed reports that she had been killed emerged on Facebook.

Devizes MP extends voting for Local Shop Awards

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:20am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Voting has been extended for the Shop Local Awards to find the best local independent shop in the Devizes constituency by MP Claire Perry.

Fire crews dish up funds sizzler

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

Firefighters in Marlborough handed over a cheque to Macmillan after showing off their barbecuing skills at the Jazz Festival.

Former champions on parade for anniversary of Greatwood charity

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

Racehorse welfare charity Greatwood celebrated its 21st anniversary this weekend at its annual open day.

Horses riding out to Marlborough Downs for wheelchair users

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Friday 5th September 2014

A horse-drawn driving route across the Marlborough Downs was opened for wheelchair users on Tuesday.

Dog dies of deadly disease after swim

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

A family has been devastated by the death of their beloved pet dog Scampi from Weil's disease which they believe he picked up while swimming in the River Kennet.

‘Horse’ rides to help Great Bedwyn Playgroup

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

The White Horse Bookshop became a stage for Gifford Circus performers on Friday at the launch of a new loyalty card scheme for Great Bedwyn Playgroup.

Arrests made after Axford poaching incident

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

12:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A 31-year-old man and a 42-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of poaching after an incident at an Axford farm on August 29.

Man accused of having hard drugs for supply in Chippenham bailed

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

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A man who is accused of having hard drugs for supply in Chippenham has been released on bail by a judge.

Marlborough and Pewsey schools cope with a 50 per cent increase in meals

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

School across Marlborough and Pewsey are embracing the new government initiative which entitles five to seven-year-olds to free dinners.

Cheers as Rabley Wood View homes bid thrown out

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Coun Nick Fogg

11:13am Monday 1st September 2014

There were cheers when an application to build 46 houses on land next to Rabley Wood View in Marlborough was thrown out by Wiltshire Council's Eastern Area planning committee.

Woman suffers serious head injuries in Collingbourne Ducis accident

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:40am Monday 1st September 2014

A driver suffered serious head injuries in an accident at Collingbourne Ducis.

Defibrillator at Woodborough social club

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Village has life saving equipment thanks to pub's summer ball

4:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Woodborough's first defibrillator has been installed on the wall at the Social Club in Smithy Lane.

A final stir of the pan as Marlborough pair make a change

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

After 25 years in Marlborough, caterers Della and Stephen Moran are hanging up their aprons in search of new adventures.


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