Devizes MP under pressure to defend soaring train fares

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

5:52pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Devizes MP Claire Perry was under pressure this week in her role as transport minister to defend soaring train fares.

Bid to convert 'redundant' Allington barn to home

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

8:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Pewsey Vale farmer Richard Oram has applied for planning permission to convert a barn into a home.

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.

Help give Pewsey families the care they need

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

8:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed to offer a helping hand to struggling families through the charity Home-Start Kennet.

Brave leap to save Pewsey Carnival's children's party

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:40pm Friday 15th August 2014

Business manager Susan Connolly took a brave leap for Pewsey when she jumped 15,000ft out of a plane.

Dedicated Pewsey pupils get fun reward

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

PUPILS at Pewsey Primary School were rewarded for their good behaviour over the academic year with a fun day in the last week of term.

Hoping to hit the jack-pot of new Pewsey members

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:30am Sunday 10th August 2014

The doors of the new Pewsey Vale Bowls Club officially opened on Friday when Secretary of Wiltshire Bowls Sue Ochyra did the honours.

Sixties chart-topper is rocking in new location of Pewsey

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

Sixties chart topper Howard ‘Lem’ Lubin has left the big smoke and moved to Pewsey to be close to his first grandchild.

Music to please all listeners at Pewsey

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Music filled the air in Coopers Field on Saturday as revellers enjoyed a family day out at the seventh Pewsey Music Festival.

Robber hit elderly Pewsey man to ground

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

2:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

An 86-year-old man was knocked to the ground and had his wallet stolen during a robbery near the Bouverie Hall near Pewsey.

Wanda the wallaby wanders back to her Mildenhall home

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:46am Thursday 7th August 2014

Wanda the wallaby has been reunited with her owners after finding her own way back to her home in Mildenhall, near Marlborough.

Pewsey Music Festival proves a crowd pleaser

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:03pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Music filled the air in Coopers Field on Saturday as revellers enjoyed a family day out at the seventh Pewsey Music Festival.

Pensioner injured in Pewsey robbery

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

12:29pm Monday 4th August 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Pewsey in which an 86-year-old man was injured.

Team leader needed by Pewsey Carnival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

Pewsey Carnival committee needs a volunteer to lead the team of marshals for this year’s three main events, the four-legged race, the wheelbarrow race and the procession.

Coffee events brew up great sum for cause

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

POPULAR fundraising event Coffee ’n’ Browse is celebrating a milestone after raising £8,000 for the charity Farm Africa since it started nine years ago.

Ramsbury sighting raises hopes of safe return for wandering wallaby Wanda

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:32am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Hopes are growing that Wanda, Wiltshire's wandering wallaby, can finally be safely captured.

4x4 clue as police hunt gang targeting Wiltshire firms

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

7:30am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Police believe that a gang using a 4x4 vehicle may be operating in Wiltshire after £2,000 was taken from a safe at the Edington Farm Shop – the latest in a spate of similar burglaries.

Pewsey Vale students get taste of college life

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

More than 60 Year 10 students from Pewsey Vale spent a day at Andover College as further education students explore the courses available to them.

Hatts Travel closure: Concern over village services

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

5:27pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Kate Freeman, of Etchilhampton, who helped set up the pioneering Wigglybus in the Pewsey Vale in 1999 and which is now called Connect2Wiltshire, thanked Hatts for its running of the service.

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.




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