Jailed: 'Remorseless' man who spied on teenager and mum with hidden video cameras

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 49-year-old man who set up video cameras to spy on a girl in a bathroom and bedroom has been jailed for eight months.

Banned from Wiltshire: Man accused of selling drugs in Chippenham

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

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A man who is accused of being involved in the trade in hard drugs in Chippenham has been released on bail by a judge.

Day to honour sister and friend raises £2.5k for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:11am Monday 20th October 2014

Friends, family and classmates of schoolgirl India Hedley, who died just three days after her 13th birthday, have raised more than £2,500 in her memory for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

Calne man, 76, cautioned over stable block burglarly

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

7:50pm Monday 20th October 2014

A 76-year-old man from Calne was cautioned after burgling a stable block in Savernake Forest.

Biggest ever review of car parking to be started by Wiltshire Council

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:37pm Monday 20th October 2014

The biggest review of parking ever undertaken in Wiltshire will start on Monday as people across the county are consulted.

£5.5m earmarked for possible merger of Wiltshire and Dorset fire services

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:44pm Monday 20th October 2014

The Government has earmarked £5.54 million to support a potential combination of Wiltshire and Dorset Fire & Rescue Services.

Stonehenge parachute jump launches Wiltshire's Poppy Appeal

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

Wiltshire's Poppy Appeal was launched today with a parachute jump at Stonehenge.

Wiltshire to miss worst of Hurricane Gonzalo 'tail' but take extra care on roads

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:19pm Monday 20th October 2014

Wiltshire is forecast to miss the worst of the gale force winds and heavy rain which Hurricane Gonzalo will bring to the north of Britain but there has been a warning to take extra care on the roads tomorrow morning.

Wiltshire Cubs enjoy active time at camp

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

The Wiltshire West Cubs and 6th Devizes Cubs spent a recent weekend taking part in an activity/challenge camp at the PGL centre at Liddington, near Swindon.

Cash saved in Wiltshire by leaving car behind

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sharon Brentnall, Sustrans Bike It officer

12:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

People who were challenged to walk, cycle and use public transport to get to work have collectively saved almost £9,000.

Vote for canal trust to win slice of £150,000

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ken Oliver ( Chief Executive of Wilts & Berks Canal Trust).

11:30am Sunday 19th October 2014

A Chippenham charity is in with a chance to win a slice of £150,000 as part of Yorkshire Building Society’s 150th anniversary celebrations.

Wiltshire's new shoebox Santa sets 30,000 target

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Operation Christmas Child is just around the corner and the new area co-ordinator for Wiltshire, Steve Lloyd, is hoping 30,000 boxes will be packed.

Stanton St Quintin hall to be fixed as police trace vandals

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Villagers in Stanton St Quintin can finally restore their hall after a police blitz on vandalism.

Parachutes will launch Wiltshire poppy event

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Royal British Legion
Poppy Appeal (4353536)

11:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

The 2014 Wiltshire Poppy Appeal will be launched on Monday, with a parachute jump from The Royal British Legion’s Jump4Heroes at Stonehenge.

Wiltshire Council to broadcast meetings live on internet

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:17am Friday 17th October 2014

Full council meetings at Wiltshire Council will be broadcast live on the internet for the first time from next week.

Homes opponents fear overcrowding at Sutton Benger

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Sutton Benger residents have set up a working group to oppose plans for 60 homes on greenfield land.

Wiltshire planning meetings change is criticised

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

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A move to hold planning meetings for North Wiltshire to afternoons has been criticised for not giving people a chance to attend them.

Vote for one of top five Chippenham nominees

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Chippenham businesses have the chance to be crowned best customer service provider in town.

Wiltshire fire service offers young a big chance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Firefighters Dean Hoskins and Rob Haddow with Disney Store bears donated to Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service by Swindon Lions Club

10:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service is offering four apprenticeships, to train young people in ICT, human resources, learning and development and prevention.

Chippenham school tops vouchers list again

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:47am Friday 17th October 2014

Collections at Queen’s Crescent School have outstripped all other groups in the Chippenham area for the second year running by bringing in 54,656 supermarket vouchers.

Lucky escape for driver in Chippenham bus inferno

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:09am Friday 17th October 2014

This was the dramatic scene in Elmwood, Chippenham yesterday when the No 44 Barrow Green service bus caught fire.

Wiltshire Air Ambulance names new chief pilot

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Wiltshire Air Ambulance has announced George Lawrence as unit chief pilot of the new Bell 429 helicopter which starts operating on January 1.

Free cycle training on offer from council

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A big day for Trowbridge as the Tour of Britain sweeps through

12:50pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Wiltshire Council is encouraging people to get back on their bikes with a special free cycle training offer.

Chief pilot for new air ambulance helicopter announced

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:40pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Wiltshire Air Ambulance has announced that George Lawrence will be the Unit Chief Pilot of the new Bell 429 helicopter which starts operating on January 1.

Wiltshire sets the stage for understanding mental health issues

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:22am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A play exploring issues surrounding mental illness was performed at County Hall in Trowbridge on Friday as part of World Mental Health Day.

Man pronounced dead after being found in Melksham river

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:05pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A man, believed to be in his 70s, was pronounced dead today, after being found in a river near The Gateway in Melksham at 3.15pm today.

Plan for new centre in Westbury to treat household waste and turn it into energy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:11pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

HILLS Waste wants to build a renewable energy centre near Westbury to turn household rubbish and turn it into heat and electricity.

Wiltshire police warn gun owners about home visits

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Police are calling for owners to make sure their weapons are being kept securely before they start home visits from tomorrow.

Emergency services put skills to test on Kennet & Avon Canal

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:02pm Monday 13th October 2014

A total of 30 people were evacuated from a canal boat near Horton after fire broke out in the kitchen . . . but there was no crisis with this apparent drama.

Consultation on electrification work at County Hall in Trowbridge

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A high speed train leaves the Corsham end of Box Tunnel, which is being listed

5:23pm Monday 13th October 2014

Network Rail will be holding a consultation on the electrification project in Wiltshire next Tuesday (October 21) from 12pm-6pm at County Hall in Trowbridge.

Lost property funds grants for seven Wiltshire charities

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire’s Police and Crime commissioner Angus Macpherson

3:10pm Monday 13th October 2014

Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson's Fund has awarded cash to seven Wiltshire charities.

Youth football officials admit plundering funds

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

10:00am Monday 13th October 2014

The treasurer and secretary of one of the country's largest youth football leagues have been warned they face jail for raiding its coffers.

Patients may face delays during NHS strike this morning

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00am Monday 13th October 2014

PATIENTS visiting Great Western Hospital are being warned to expect some disruption today as NHS workers go on strike.

Baking queen Mary Berry opens coffee shop at RUH in Bath

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:37pm Monday 13th October 2014

A visit from Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry was the icing on the cake at the opening of the new Friends Coffee Shop and the Combe Ward Garden at the Royal United Hospital.

Campaign group's fears over Stonehenge tunnel plan

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:59pm Monday 13th October 2014

The Stonehenge Alliance has written to Secretary of State for Transport  Patrick McLoughlinover its concerns at the short tunnel options being considered for Stonehenge as part of the A303 upgrade.

Health workers man the wet and windy picket lines in Wiltshire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:36am Monday 13th October 2014

Health workers across Wiltshire were this morning manning picket lines as they took part in industrial action.

Chippenham runner is first woman home in Swindon Half Marathon

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:13pm Sunday 12th October 2014

CHIPPENHAM runner Edwina Shirazian, 40, was the first lady home in today’s Swindon Half Marathon.

Wiltshire lab has role in Ebola outbreak exercise

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:56pm Saturday 11th October 2014

A Wiltshire laboratory has played a key role in a national simulation of a suspected Ebola outbreak.

Help to keep Wiltshire hubs thriving

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

Village halls are the hub of communities and more than 62,500 hours are dedicated every year by volunteers across the county to keep them running.

Wadworth releases popular winter ales

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

WADWORTH Brewery in Devizes has launched two new ales for winter.

Jump into the canal? You must be having a calf

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Friday 10th October 2014

Swimming instructor Katie Cookson leapt into a canal to save a drowning calf after its herd escaped from a farm yesterday.

RUH in Bath set for health workers' strike on Monday

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:24pm Friday 10th October 2014

The Royal United Hospital Bath says it has put plans in place to ensure patients experience no disruptions during a health workers' strike on Monday.

Wadworth's Christmas ale back for festive season

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wadworth Brewery in Northgate

12:12pm Friday 10th October 2014

Dray bells are ringing as Wadworth’s much loved Christmas ale is released in time for the festive season.

First Great Western welcomes Network Rail apology

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A First Great Western High Speed Train

11:42am Friday 10th October 2014

First Great Western welcomes Network Rail apology for signalling failures First Great Western has welcomed an apology from Network Rail after signalling problems spilled into a third day in what has been a frustrating week for passengers.

Unions call off strike action

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Friday 10th October 2014

UNIONS which represent local government and school support workers in Wiltshire, have called off a one-day strike planned for Tuesday, in order to consult members on new proposals which could resolve their pay dispute.

All aboard vintage buses, whatever Wiltshire's weekend weather

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Vintage buses will be bringing back a taste of the 1950s to Wiltshire on Sunday.

Revamped County Hall 'best in South West'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Jane Scott, the leader of Wiltshire Council, said she is proud that County Hall was the only building in the South West to be nominated for this year’s Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award.

Network Rail apologises for problems which caused train delays

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A man who worked at British Rail’s Swindon works from 1942 to 1966 has obtained a court order against the Department of Transport

11:45am Friday 10th October 2014

NETWORK Rail has apologised for signalling problems which have left Swindon commuters frustrated this week.

You've let Wiltshire's kids down, says former Chippenham outreach worker

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:01pm Thursday 9th October 2014

The former leader of an outreach team for young people in Chippenham has warned the town is a ticking time-bomb after its youth service was all but obliterated.

Novel dream comes true for former Devizes man

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A former resident of Devizes has written his first book set in the town and Market Lavington.


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