Pewsey heritage day for reopening

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Gazette & Herald - zxc

3:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A day of festival-style activities is planned for the reopening of the Pewsey Heritage Centre next Saturday.

Hardenhuish pupils full of fundraising ideas

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Fundraising Year 7s, from left, Ewan Radford, Eleanor Gould, Naomi Lambert and Aoife Locke

2:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Hardenhuish School’s charity week raised £1,780 for Cancer Research and Jemima’s Gift.

Kind act to restore vandalised bench

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ollie Simons, left, with Michael Way on the memorial bench to his wife Delia

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Fencer Ollie Simons has stepped in to restore a memorial bench in Pewsey that was smashed by vandals on Friday evening.

Pewsey care home resident gets busy with Afghan tour scarves

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Damaris Barrett, of Market Lavington

1:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Soldiers out serving in Afghanistan have been protected from the cold winter thanks to the efforts of a BUPA care home resident in Market Lavington.

Wilderness fleet all set for cruising from Pewsey Wharf

3:40pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Owners of canal trail boats built by Wiltshire’s Wilderness Boats will converge on the Kennet and Avon Canal, near Devizes, over the May Day weekend to mark their club’s 25th birthday.

Pewsey pupils’ artwork is picture perfect in first competition

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pictured: (left to right) Sue Lashmar (judge and secretary of Marlborough Open Studios), Chloe, Lily, Amy, Brigit, Isabella, Rebecca, Matthew and teacher, Kimberly Pallot

7:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Pewsey Vale pupils proved their artwork is picture perfect at the school’s first portrait competition.

Pre-historic finds at new Allington dairy site

12:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

WORK on building a new robotic dairy in Allington in the Pewsey Vale has unearthed some pre-historic archaeological items but nothing of great significance.

Schoolgirl hospitalised after Oare accident yesterday

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon police advice after two girls fall foul of internet

10:27am Friday 4th April 2014

A Schoolgirl was taken to hospital yesterday after she was hit by a car in Oare.

Star of play joins campaign to protect area from plan to build four homes in Pewsey

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Claire Perry in Ball Road

10:37am Friday 4th April 2014

ACTOR Mark Rylance has expressed concern on a planning application to build new houses in Ball Road, Pewsey.

Star of play joins campaign to protect area from plan to build four homes in Pewsey

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Claire Perry in Ball Road

10:34am Friday 4th April 2014

ACTOR Mark Rylance has expressed concern on a planning application to build new houses in Ball Road, Pewsey.

Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis to film Wolf Hall in Wiltshire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Actor Mark Rylance, left, director Ian Rickson, centre, meet Micky Lay in his favourite local in Pewsey in 2011

6:23pm Monday 31st March 2014

Olivier-award winning actor Mark Rylance and Homeland star Damian Lewis are coming to west Wiltshire next month, for a TV adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s multiple award-winning novel Wolf Hall.

Sons will represent the forgotten army

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andrew Connolly

10:50am Friday 28th March 2014

Pewsey Spar owner Andrew Connolly will fly to India next month to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Imphal in place of his veteran father.

Pewsey Heritage Centre gears up to reopen before Easter

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Paul Cowan with a 1920s Whatleys & Co water pump at Pewsey Heritage Centre

8:22am Wednesday 26th March 2014

Pewsey Heritage Centre is getting ready to open its doors to visitors once again following a major refurbishment.

Romantic winner for Pewsey's school house chefs

11:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

Students at Pewsey Vale School cooked up romance for an interhouse Master Chef competition.

Pewsey business is in the frame for gallery

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Philip Elletson outside his workshop.

8:00am Friday 21st March 2014

The work of Pewsey framemakers P R Elletson will be seen by thousands of art lovers when a portrait of Falklands War veteran Simon Weston OBE goes on display at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Diabetic boy from Wilcot in Parliament

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Robert Herrett from Wilcot with Devizes MP Claire Perry

8:00am Friday 21st March 2014

Young Robert Herrett has spent a day in Parliament speaking to MPs to raise awareness of diabetes.

In full bloom with Biggs at Woodborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Matthew Biggs

7:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Radio personality Matthew Biggs wowed a green-fingered audience at Woodborough Garden Centre last Thursday.

Road closed after accident on A338 near Burbage

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

12:33pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Emergency services are at scene of a road traffic collision on the A338 between Burbage and Collingbourne Kingston.

Betting on Pewsey race night to raise Prospect Hospice funds

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pete and Carol Parsons with daughter Hannah and some of the prizes for the race night in the Bouverie Hall, Pewsey, on Saturday, March 29

12:30pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Pewsey race night organiser Carol Parsons is betting on raising a good sum for Prospect Hospice.

Help tackle speeding drivers in Burbage

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: FREEZE: A volunteer with Falcon speed gun - volunteers are needed to wield dozens of the hi-tech devices

6:00am Wednesday 19th March 2014

Burbage Speedwatch Group is looking for new volunteer members to help tackle the problem of speeding in the village.

Burbage Pre-school gets £2,000 grand for all-weather pitch

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Burbage Pre-school applied for £2,000 for an all-weather pitch

7:00pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

A total of £6,450 was given out in grant funding at a Pewsey Area Board meeting.

Recruitment drive for on-call Pewsey firefighters

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pewsey Fire Station

5:00pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service wants to recruit those who live or work in Pewsey to become on-call firefighters.

Race veteran hopes to conquer in Devizes to Westminster race

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bob Norbury in training for next month’s Devizes to Westminter

4:30pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

Burbage grandad Bob Norbury hopes to be the oldest man to complete the Devizes to Westminster canoe race in a single kayak.

Threat to Pewsey art group as funding dries up

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Art teacher Emma Burbidge with 94-year-old Vera Wardell and some of the artwork, which is on display at Pewsey Gallery this month

7:00am Saturday 8th March 2014

A dementia art group in Pewsey could be forced to put down their brushes if funding is not found to extend the project.

Have your say on Pewsey churches

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Have your say on Pewsey churches

7:00pm Friday 7th March 2014

Pewsey churches have launched a survey to understand how the church can meet the needs of the local community.

Oare classrooms appeal given concert cash

8:00am Friday 7th March 2014

Oare Primary School is one step closer to its £100,000 fundraising target, after a sell-out concert.

Pewsey Primary School becomes academy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chairman of governors Peter McGuigan and head teacher Nicola Gilbert with pupils from the school, which is now an academy

12:30pm Friday 28th February 2014

A string of successes at Pewsey Primary School has prompted the decision by the governing body to convert it to an academy.

Pewsey spice men secure curry crown

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tale of Spice winners, from left, Masud Shohel, Jashim Abul, Parves Sheikh and Monjur Morshed

1:01pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Curry connoisseurs have chosen Pewsey’s Tale of Spice as their number one Indian restaurant.

Shelley’s back into family life

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Shelley Rudman back in Pewsey with, from left, father Jack Rudman, fiance and fellow slider Kristan Bromley, daughter Ella and mother Josie

12:00pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Winter Olympian Shelley Rudman, who has made a quick visit to Pewsey after her sliding exploits in Russia, said the Sochi Games experience was the best she had ever had.

Pupils from Pewsey try their hand at archery

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Children take part in archery sessions at Rushall Primary School

3:00pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

Youngsters at Rushall Primary School have been enjoying a taste of the Robin Hood lifestyle thanks to weekly archery lessons.

Fallen trees close popular Pewsey dog walking spot

7:40pm Friday 21st February 2014

A POPULAR dog walking spot has had to be closed to the public because fallen trees have made it unsafe.

Opposition over plan to turn Pewsey shop into flat

12:34pm Friday 21st February 2014

Opposition is mounting from Pewsey parish councillors over plans to change a shop in the Market Place into a flat.

Fallen tree blocks canal near Pewsey

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The tree lies across the width of the Kennet and Avon. Picture by Robert Lamont

11:21am Friday 21st February 2014

A tree has fallen across the stretch of canal between Pewsey and Manningford Bruce and is blocking the route.

Is it the end for Pewsey's famous Wheelbeero race?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Fun at last year's race in Pewsey

8:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

Pewsey's famous Wheelbeero Race could be axed after 35 years unless someone comes forward to organise it.

Pewsey so proud of Olympian Shelley

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Shelley Rudman's daughter Ella, mum Josie and dad Jack watch her in action in Sochi in Pewsey today

7:33pm Friday 14th February 2014

PEWSEY slider Shelley Rudman is the pride of the village despite a slightly disappointing result at the Sochi Olympics.

Trip to Parliament for young diabetes 'amabassador'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Robert Herrett hopes to meet Prime Minister David Cameron when he goes to the House of Commons in March

6:00pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Diabetic youngster Robert Herrett has been chosen to speak about life with the condition at the House of Commons this spring.

Parents of slider Shelley so proud of her Olympic performance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jack and Josie Rudman pictured with daughter Shelley on her victorious return from the Turin Winter Olympics, where she won silver in 2006

9:50am Thursday 13th February 2014

The parents of Pewsey skeleton bobsleigh ace Shelley Rudman watched their daughter's opening runs in the Winter Olympics this morning from their home in the village, with Shelley's six-year-old daughter Ellie.

Meet others working from home

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Holly Scott Donaldson

1:00pm Sunday 9th February 2014

Mum-of-three Holly Scott Donaldson is starting a club in her village to help people who are running businesses from home.

Pewsey couple’s charity aims to drum up funds for a new school

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Di and Geoff Miles with their son Alex, who manages Kaya Rhythm & Arts

6:00pm Saturday 1st February 2014

Grandparents Di and Geoff Miles have been Wiltshire’s own accomplished African drummers for more than 20 years.

£60k grant means more jobs at Pewsey packing firm

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Shredhouse managing director Phil Stephens at his soon to expand warehouse in Pewsey

3:47pm Thursday 30th January 2014

Pewsey manufacturer Shredhouse Ltd is to receive a £60,000 government grant to help the business expand.

Road in Pewsey closed due to flooding

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Part of Southcott Road in Pewsey has been closed by Wiltshire Council due to flooding

9:53am Tuesday 28th January 2014

Part of Southcott Road in Pewsey has been closed by Wiltshire Council due to flooding.

Potato paradise at Pewsey Vale Gardening Club fair

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Iona Hassan and Paul Darby with some of their spuds

7:00pm Monday 27th January 2014

It was another successful year for the Pewsey Vale Gardening Club’s annual potato fair, with more than 150 visitors passing through the doors of the Bouverie Hall on Sunday.

Farmer was crushed trying to fix mower

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Farmer Alan Latham was repairing a mower when he died

8:00am Saturday 25th January 2014

Farmer Alan Latham was crushed to death between a tractor and a trailer as he tried to carry out a repair, an inquest heard.

Pewsey Carnival Shop has clear-out thanks to Hills

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pewsey Carnival has had a new year clear out with the help of the Hills Group

7:00am Saturday 25th January 2014

Pewsey Carnival has had a new year clear out with the help of Marlborough company the Hills Group, which provided them with a skip free of charge.

Pewsey students get better access to Andover College

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A new look welcome to Andover College

6:00am Saturday 25th January 2014

Young people from Pewsey, Upavon and Everleigh studying at Andover College will be able to get to classes with ease when a new subsidised bus service launches.

Pewsey singer aims to rediscover lost folk tradition

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Singer Sam Lee

7:00pm Friday 24th January 2014

Pewsey residents have the chance to get involved with a project to mark the centenary of the First World War by sharing stories, folk songs and memorabilia.

Subsidised bus service for Pewsey area students

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A new look welcome to Andover College

9:00am Friday 24th January 2014

Young people from Pewsey, Upavon and Everleigh studying at Andover College will be able to get to classes with ease when a new subsidised bus service launches.

Shelley's mum gets best birthday present of all

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Shelley with her daughter Ella-Marie after she was crowned world champion at St Moritz in February 2013

12:08pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

The mum of Pewsey’s skeleton bob champion Shelley Rudman received the best birthday present of all today - news that she has been selected for the GB Winter Olympic squad despite a raft of health problems over the past few months.

Grant for Wilton Windmill Society from Pewsey Area Board

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wilton Windmill during a Heritage Open Day

11:00am Friday 17th January 2014

Wilton Windmill Society has been granted £2,212 by Pewsey Area Board to put towards purchasing and installing a storage facility.

Cuts to bite hard into Pewsey bus services

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The future of the Taxibuzz service is in doubt as Wiltshire Council seeks to save cash

7:00am Friday 17th January 2014

Buses in the Pewsey Vale are facing cuts as Wiltshire Council attempts to slash running costs by 25 per cent.




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