VIDEO: Wiltshire's wandering wallaby filmed for first time

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:46am Monday 28th July 2014

Wandering wallaby was sighted twice on Saturday and has now been filmed on the move in a Wiltshire lane.  

Operatunity for Burbage and Pewsey students

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Youngsters at Burbage and Pewsey Vale Schools got a taste of opera during a day of workshops.

Charity soapbox derby off after Marlborough teams pull out

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Marlborough's first soapbox derby has been cancelled because of a lack of entrants.

Marlborough sale is icing on the cake

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Diabetics Aoife May and Niamh George put their aprons on and got busy baking to raise money for Diabetes UK.

Victory for Corsham clutter campaign

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham High Street

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Corsham High Street could soon see a reduction in signage after the town council agreed to work with protesters to clear street clutter.

Boating kit donation to help charity

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Bruce Trust's Diana on a trip along the Kennet and Avon Canal

6:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A donation will help charity the Bruce Trust offer more holidays for disadvantaged, disabled and elderly people.

Marlborough children help eels to slip away

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Eels raised by pupils in Marlborough were released into the River Kennet last week to mark the end of a two-month project.

Marlborough pupils rewarded for efforts at mixing wartime centenary with floral art

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Children whose art brightened up Marlborough’s High Street during the judging of South West in Bloom have been rewarded for their work.

Historic Great Bedwyn cottage demolished before English Heritage can protect it

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

An 18th-century cottage in Great Bedwyn was demolished just a day before the building was given listed status.

Civil war on the Common in Marlborough this weekend

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Battle will commence on Marlborough Common this weekend as Parliamentary soldiers take on King Charles and his Royalist troops.

Have you seen missing peregrine falcon?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A female peregrine falcon was lost on the A4 between Manton and Clatford, near Marlborough, on Tuesday, July 15.

Well-respected Marlborough businessman and bon viveur mourned

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Restaurants in Marlborough are mourning the death of one of their favourite customers, Robert Hill, a successful businessman and stalwart of the town golf club.

Wanda missing again: Wiltshire's wandering wallaby goes walkabout

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Wanda the wandering Wiltshire wallaby is thought to have moved on from West Wick, where she was last sighted.

Just singin’ in the rain at Hilcott Scarecrow Festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Scarecrows at the Hilcott trail proved they were made of sturdy stuff by managing to withstand two thunderstorms over the weekend.

Final week fun for Marlborough pupils

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

It was an action-packed final week for pupils at St Mary’s Primary School in Marlborough, with a visit from a farm and a pirate day to round off their year.

Music reigns in Marlborough's stormy weather

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:47am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Jazz fans from all across the world descended on Marlborough for acts including a special appearance by New Yorker Daryl Sherman at the opening of the town’s annual music festival.

Hopes grow that Wanda - Wiltshire's wandering wallaby - will be reunited with owners

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Hopes were high this morning that Wanda, the wandering wallaby, was about to be reunited with her owners.

Lord Nash meets staff and pupils during St John's visit

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Lord Nash, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools, visited St John’s School in Marlborough with Devizes MP Claire Perry.

Get in a spin by joining Savernake Sizzler

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire's Savernake Sizzler

6:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

Cyclists have the chance to take on a challenge through Savernake Forest to raise money for Sparks Charity.

Former Busted star Charlie Simpson heads to Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:16pm Monday 21st July 2014

Former Busted member Charlie Simpson is heading to Marlborough to promote his new solo album Long Road Home.

Donation to hold concert in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Marlborough Concert Orchestra is singing with joy after receiving £500 from Waitrose.

Marlborough pre-school marks half a century

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Children at St Mary’s Under Fives enjoyed a fun-packed sports day and a slice of cake to celebrate the pre-school’s 50th anniversary.

Marlborough group to fight litter blight

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Litter louts are causing upset in roads close to St John’s Academy in Marlborough and a new residents’ association is determined to tackle the problem.

Rain can't dampen Marlborough Jazz Festival atmosphere

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:37pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Music fans braved the storm yesterday afternoon at the second day of the Marlborough Jazz Festival.

Crackdown on drugs and anti-social behaviour in Marlborough pays off

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

A year after the launch of police crackdown on drugs and yobs in Marlborough town centre, police say they are seeing some success.

Artists find show space in St Peter's Church, Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Members of a new art group are showcasing their talents with an exhibition at St Peter’s Church in Marlborough.

Tribute for stalwart supporter at Marlborough Jazz Festival opening

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:10am Saturday 19th July 2014

The Marlborough Jazz Festival kicked off this evening with a minute's silence in memory of Robert Hill, head of the Hills Group for more than four decades, who died yesterday.

Stones go centre stage at Avebury Festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

MUSIC lovers tackled a nine-mile sponsored walk before enjoying an afternoon concert at Avebury over the weekend.

Candidates ready for Pewsey's royal selection process

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The statue of King Alfred, which has been in the Market Place, Pewsey, for 100 years

6:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

Pewsey will get a new royal family when the carnival VIP selection takes place at Cooper’s Field tomorrow.

Marlborough weekend of jazz to fill town streets

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Cameron Taylor busking in the town centre during Marlborough Jazz Festival

7:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

MUSIC will beckon through the streets of Marlborough this weekend during the International Jazz Festival.

111 firm fined for missing its targets

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

4:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Health chiefs have begun fining the private firm Care UK for breaching targets of the 111 non-emergency health line in Wiltshire.

On marks for rerun of the 17th century Battle of Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:44pm Thursday 17th July 2014

History will come alive when the Battle of Marlborough takes place on the Common on the weekend of July 26 and 27.

Hopes bloom in Marlborough after judges visit

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:30pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

South West in Bloom judges have toured around Marlborough for the town’s first entry to the national competition.

Winning bid for First World War-inspired sculpture helps Chelsea Pensioners

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Great War Centenary

8:30pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Green-fingered Susan Taylor has donated £3,500 to the Chelsea Pensioners after winning an auction for First World War-inspired sculpture.

Crowds swing by as sun brings out Mantonfest revellers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Mantonfest proved to be another crowd pleaser for hundreds of visitors enjoying a day of music in the sun.

Plea for safe route to Marlborough school after near miss

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:30pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Mum Del Davies has launched a campaign for a safer walkway through George Lane car park in Marlborough to St Mary’s School after a pupil was nearly hit by a car.

Pogues fan saved by hometown hero after Hyde Park heart attack

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Shane MacGowan of The Pogues headlined Stockton Weekender in 2012

6:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Pogues fan Andrew Plank’s life was saved by a fellow Marlborough man attending the same London concert.

Get on teenager's scarecrow trail to raise funds

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:16am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Characters from classic musicals will be dotted around Hilcott, near Pewsey, this weekend for the village’s second scarecrow trail.

Marlborough Jazz Festival: Headliner Clare Teal speaks exclusively

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

In an exclusive interview, international jazz singing sensation Clare Teal talks to NIGEL KERTON about how she has never looked back since her first appearance at the festival in 2002.

Police issue CCTV images after £3,000 Waitrose thefts

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:21am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after what is thought to be the same man stole £3,000-worth of items from the Waitrose store in Marlborough.

Marlborough Jazz Festival: Stroll from show to show on Saturday

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Jazz Festival events in Marlborough on Saturday kick off at noon with events simultaneously at no fewer than 18 venues ranging from the huge Priory Marquee in the town gardens to impromptu bandstands in the pubs and clubs and even at the town's fire station, writes NIGEL KERTON.

Marlborough Jazz Festival: Friday night sounds

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

IN line with the Marlborough Jazz Festival’s growing international reputation it is not being opened this year by the local mayor or even the town’s Member of Parliament but by Euro MEP Ashley Fox, writes NIGEL KERTON.

Tapas feast at Marlborough Town Hall

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

6:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

Food lovers can enjoy a Spanish feast in Marlborough Town Hall in aid of the Carers Trust.

Marlborough Jazz Festival: At your service

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:24pm Monday 14th July 2014

When you hear people saying they are off to see a concert or musical show it’s usually at a theatre or at least in a town or village hall with a stage, writes NIGEL KERTON.

Marlborough Jazz Festival: Nearly 30 years on and growing in popularity

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Festival organiser Nick Fogg

2:56pm Monday 14th July 2014

Marlborough International Jazz Festival runs from Friday, July 18, to Sunday, July 21, turning the town into Wiltshire’s very own New Orleans

Will Prince George be a Marlborough College boy?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:40am Monday 14th July 2014

Speculation is growing that Prince George could eventually be educated, at least partly, in Wiltshire.

Marlborough pupils pitch in with walk

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Savernake Estate

5:30pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Students took part in an eight-mile sponsored walk through Savernake Forest to raise funds for St John’s School’s all-weather pitch.

Collingbourne Ducis school’s big wedding day

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:30pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A role play wedding organised by Collingbourne Ducis Primary School went down a storm with pupils who dressed up in their best clothes for the occasion.

Marlborough cyclist spends almost two months covering 1,821 miles to raise £5k

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:30pm Saturday 12th July 2014

Intrepid cyclist Daniel Cavender is back on home soil after cycling 1,821 miles from Rome to Swindon’s Great Western Hospital.

Police renew plea for witnesses to A4 Silbury Hill tragedy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:46pm Friday 11th July 2014

Wiltshire Police are renewing an appeal for witnesses following a fatal accident on Monday on the A4 near Silbury Hill.




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