Wandering wallaby Wanda sighted in Aldbourne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:35pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Wiltshire's wandering wallaby Wanda has made her way to Aldbourne after being on the run for almost a month.

Man in Pewsey glassing attack is held

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

5:07pm Monday 28th July 2014

A man who struck a drinker with a glass outside a Pewsey pub has been remanded in custody by a judge.

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.  

Pewsey tunes up for seventh annual festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Pewsey is getting ready for a day of diverse music at its seventh annual festival.

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.

Pewsey queen’s crowning moment

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Villagers enjoyed a party fit for a queen on Saturday at this year’s Pewsey carnival royalty selection.

I won't let new transport role distract me, vows Devizes MP

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes MP Claire Perry at Pewsey station this morning

2:51pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Devizes MP Claire Perry says her new role as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport won’t detract her from duties as a local MP.

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.

Man facing GBH charge after Pewsey glassing is held

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

10:42am Monday 21st July 2014

A man who is accused of carrying out a serious assault outside a Pewsey pub has been remanded in custody by a judge.

Pewsey Carnival royalty chosen at Cooper's Field event

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Pewsey chose its carnival royal family at a contest and disco in Cooper's Field on Saturday evening, Eleanor Smith becoming queen.

Rushall children map out a fun day

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Families enjoyed a day out in the sun when they took part in an orienteering session organised by Rushall Primary School.

Blind date led to 69 happy years together for Pewsey couple

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

LOVE, sharing and a family is the key to a successful marriage according to Ted and Marian Giddings who celebrated their blue sapphire wedding anniversary yesterday.

Fundraising efforts for Pewsey youngster doubled with craft fair and car wash

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

The mother of a young Pewsey youngster Tavis Gray, who has a rare form of bone cancer, says she is overhelmed at the support from the community.

Uniform approval for pupil's fundraising efforts

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: ou can do your bit to help the Gazette’s Give us a chance appeal

5:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

Young fundraiser Meghan Harris was relieved when she arrived at school to find fellow pupils had left their uniforms at home and were wearing casual clothes.

Tributes to stalwart of Pewsey carnival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Kirsty Ritchie, Sarah Fry, Natalie Hornbogen and Sidonie Spanswick about to take part in Pewsey Carnival's four-legged race

7:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to the founder of the famous Pewsey Wheelbarrow Race Tony Kimber, who has died at the age of 76.

Pewsey pupils go to Parliament

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes Claire Perry MP

3:09pm Friday 11th July 2014

PUPILS at St Francis School in Pewsey got a taste of life as an MP when they were welcomed to Parliment by Claire Perry.

Upavon neighbours tell of search for tragic three-year-old

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:52am Friday 11th July 2014

Neighbours have told of the frantic search for three-year-old Jack Rowe, who died yesterday morning only hours after he was found lying face down in the family swimming pool.

Apology after Devizes and Pewsey road closure anger

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: One of many diversion warnings found on Ellison Road approaching Streatham Common  Station

2:01pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A planned road closure on a busy link between Devizes and Pewsey brought chaos on Tuesday when the planning did not include any warning or diversion signs.

Pewsey Vale School students raise £2,582.19 for charity

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Howard Hollister raised more than £450 for Sports Relief

7:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Students at Pewsey Vale School raised £2,582.19 for charity over the past school year.

Missing Pewsey woman found safe and well

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:15am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Wiltshire Police have confirmed that Alison Jane Draper, 45, from Pewsey, has been found safe and well.

Police appeal for missing Pewsey woman

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:31pm Monday 7th July 2014

Police are appealing for information after a Pewsey woman was reported missing.

Train changes at Pewsey or Bedwyn are mad, says MP

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes MP Claire Perry at Pewsey station this morning

11:00am Friday 4th July 2014

MP Claire Perry has described as madness proposals to stop trains running directly between both Bedwyn and Pewsey and London.

Community rallies round to help save Pewsey boy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00am Friday 4th July 2014

A foundation set up in memory of a little boy who died as he walked to school may help the recovery of another child who needs life -saving treatment in the US.

Police renew appeal over Pewsey pub attack

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

4:06pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Wiltshire Police are renewing their appeal for witnesses after an incident outside a Pewsey pub.

Push to develop dementia friendly communities across the county

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pewsey Dementia Art Group, run by Alzheimer’s Support, at the campaign launch in Pewsey                (vs420) By vicky scipio

6:00pm Sunday 29th June 2014

An awareness campaign to help people with dementia in Wiltshire launched in Pewsey last week.

Fundraising results in a new Pewsey clubhouse for canoeists

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Community First’s Mary Hardwidge, front right, with Monique Hayes of Hills and Mike Goodhew, the Pewsey Canoe Club chairman, at the clubhouse opening

9:00am Sunday 29th June 2014

Canoeists in Pewsey have waved goodbye to the days when they had to get changed in the car park now their new clubhouse has officially opened.

A birthday bash for the ‘new’ hall at Pewsey

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Shirley Long, Viv Olson, Annette Jefferies and Cheryl Underhill sell plants in the Bouverie Hall market

9:00am Sunday 29th June 2014

The Bouverie Hall is at the heart of the community in Pewsey and next month a special event will mark its 25th anniversary.

A birthday bash celebrating the 25th anniversary of Pewsey's Bouverie hall

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Shirley Long, Viv Olson, Annette Jefferies and Cheryl Underhill sell plants in the Bouverie Hall market

5:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

The Bouverie Hall is at the heart of the community in Pewsey and next month a special event will mark its 25th anniversary.

MP horrified as Bedwyn and Pewsey ruled out of electrification

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes MP Claire Perry at Pewsey station this morning

10:19am Friday 27th June 2014

MP Claire Perry says she is horrified that the latest rail consultation rules out electrification of the train line to Bedwyn and Pewsey.

Pewsey's change for the better

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Community First’s Mary Hardwidge, front right, with Monique Hayes of Hills and Mike Goodhew, the Pewsey Canoe Club chairman, at the clubhouse opening

8:00am Friday 27th June 2014

Canoeists in Pewsey have waved goodbye to the days when they had to get changed in the car park now their new clubhouse has officially opened.

Man, 28, held after glassing attack at Pewsey pub

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

9:27am Tuesday 24th June 2014

A 22-year-old man was viciously attacked at the Royal Oak in Pewsey late on Saturday.

Evening closure of Pewsey High Street for resurfacing

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

5:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

There will be temporary road closures between 7pm and midnight of the High Street, Pewsey, until Friday for resurfacing works.

Easton Royal pupils walk in memory of grandmother

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Elaine Owen with sons Harrison and Tyler and fellow Easton Royal Primary School pupils Hailey, Tom, Charlie and Imogen

4:00pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

Youngsters at Easton Royal Primary School will walk in memory of grandmother Anne Deeks, who died in a collision on the A4, to raise awareness of road safety charity Brake.

Pewsey Wives Choir founder gets MBE tribute

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Nicky Clarke, who chairs the Military Wives Choirs Foundation

4:00pm Thursday 19th June 2014

Founder of the Military Wives Choir Nicky Clarke has been made an MBE in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Tribute day support overwhelms family

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Maisie Gibbins, who was taken ill during a  family holiday in Cornwall and died last November

8:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

Mum Lissa Gibbins said her family had been overwhelmed by the love and support offered at a netball tournament held in memory of daughter Maisie.

Bare facts of a harder life insight for Rushall pupils

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pupils at Rushall School meet poet and fundraiser Philip Wells during his 1,000-mile barefoot trek                (DV1353) By Diane Vose

6:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

Children at Rushall Primary School got an insight into a life of poverty when poet Philip Wells called in during his barefoot journey from Cornwall to Anglesey.

Bishop Ed opens Woodborough School garden in memory of Finlay

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Bishop of Ramsbury is welcomed by headteacher Sarah Brewis and pupils, back from left, Amy and Robert; front, Lily, Liam and Georgie

5:43pm Monday 9th June 2014

A memorial garden for Finlay Connor, at his Pewsey school, has been blessed by the Bishop of Ramsbury.

Stone Age tomb service at Pewsey is taking off

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tim Daw at his long barrow

9:00am Monday 9th June 2014

The first long barrow to be built for 5,000 years is now taking shape in the Pewsey Vale.

Pewsey Primary pupils evacuated after false alarm

1:53pm Friday 13th June 2014

Children were evacuated from Pewsey Primary School on Friday at 11.20am after the school alarm sounded.

Capital day at the palace for Pewsey women

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Cossor’s Shop volunteers Di Stephens, Jackie Giddings and Brenda Andrews take in the sights and sounds at the palace

2:00pm Friday 6th June 2014

The stalwart volunteers of Cossor’s Shop in Pewsey put their glad rags on and headed to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday for a garden party.

Tour of Britain heads for Pewsey High Street

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Police Inspector Chris Chammings and mayor John Potter are hoping the cycle route can be altered to come through the town

11:30am Friday 6th June 2014

All eyes will be on Pewsey when the route of the UK’s most prestigious cycle race – the Tour of Britain – passes through the village.

Last chance for say on threatened Pewsey Vale buses as deadline extended

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire Council is proposing major money-saving changes to the Connect2Wiltshire bus services

6:00am Thursday 5th June 2014

Campaigners trying to save bus services in the Pewsey Vale are urging the public to have their say after Wiltshire Council agreed to extend a consultation period.

Wet weather puts paid to popular Wiltshire steam rally

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tractors of all shapes, sizes and ages make tracks to the rally every year

6:23pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Organisers have been forced to pull the plug on the popular Wiltshire Steam and Vintage Rally because of the recent wet weather.

Oil leak at Pewsey investigated by Wiltshire Council

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A minor oil spill in the River Avon at Pewsey is being investigated by Wiltshire Council

12:15pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A minor oil spill into the River Avon at Pewsey on Saturday is being investigated by Wiltshire Council.

Mum rescues Pewsey Carnival wheelbarrow race

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Suzy Stephens, with daughter Elsa, is the new wheelbarrow race organiser

1:00pm Saturday 31st May 2014

Pewsey Carnival’s famous wheelbarrow race has been saved, now that volunteer Suzy Stephens has come forward to organise the gala event in September.

Special needs son is dumped by bus driver at Pewsey

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Dane Pollard was stopped from getting on the bus to Oare

10:03am Thursday 29th May 2014

Mum Lorna Pollard was fuming after a bus driver terminated the Salisbury to Marlborough service at Pewsey and refused to take her special needs son home after work.

Weekend of art for Pewsey strollers

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Oscar Stewart with a painting by Henry Moore (The Sculptured Tree) during the Art Walk

2:00pm Sunday 25th May 2014

Art lovers enjoyed a stroll around sunny Pewsey last weekend for the village’s Art Walk.

Young Burbage singer aiming to star at NEC

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Rachael Allder

1:31pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Young singer Rachel Allder will perform at the NEC in Birmingham on Saturday after reaching the area finals of Teenstar, the UK’s largest competition for teenagers.

We can't afford to subsidise Pewsey's rural buses, says Wiltshire Council

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Cuts to bus services in the Pewsey Vale are being pushed through because Wiltshire Council’s current public transport contracts are due to run out in October, Devizes Area Board heard on Monday.

Police warn Pewsey shopkeepers after three charity boxes stolen in one afternoon

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

5:00pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

Police in Pewsey are warning shopkeepers to be careful where they place charity boxes after three were stolen in one afternoon.




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