A345 reopens after five vehicle accident

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:49pm Thursday 30th October 2014

The A345 at Manningford Bruce has been reopened after an accident involving five vehicles this evening.

Couple tell of terror as arson attack threatens home

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:33pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MUM Sarah Weller has told how her family was forced to flee their home in the early hours after an arson attack destroyed their caravan, shed and two cars.

Plan lays out vision for future of Pewsey

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

ASPIRATIONS for the future of Pewsey have been set out in a Neighbourhood Development Plan validated by Wiltshire Council.

£2.3k watches stolen from department store

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

2:38pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MORE than 25 watches worth more than £2,300 were stolen from Leekes in Melksham last week.

Baroness feels Chippenham MP will hold on to seat

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:29pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BARONESS Shirley Williams believes MP Duncan Hames can hold onto his Chippenham seat in next May’s general election.

Minister throws out 350 homes plan for Coate Bridge

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:50am Thursday 30th October 2014

Cabinet minister Eric Pickles is the toast of Devizes this week after it was revealed he stepped in to prevent 350 homes being built on farmland at Coate Bridge.

Firefighters strike: Union defends action over fireworks weekend

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

The Fire Brigades Union is taking four days of strike action this weekend, coinciding with a number of firework displays in Wiltshire, saying that the longest action taken in the dispute so far shows how strongly its members feel.

Firm wins top vets training contract

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

VET trainer Improve Interna-tional has fought off national competition to win a major Government contract which will generate new jobs and visitors for Swindon.

Brittox attack: Victim is out of induced coma

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:17pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Jason Edwards, who was attacked in the Brittox in September, has this week come out of an induced coma.

Jailed: Man who stabbed former bouncer outside Devizes pub

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: John Lee Turner has been reported missing

9:56am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A man who stabbed a 50-year-old former bouncer outside a Devizes nightspot has been jailed for four years.

Bumper year for strawberry crops in Wiltshire and beyond thanks to long, hot summer

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:58pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Wiltshire strawberry fans have enjoyed the sweet taste of success after the warm weather and long summer brought a large increase in crops growing during 2014.

Police seek L-plate motorcyclist after Volvo driver punched in Chippenham

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

5:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Police want to speak to L-plate motorcyclist after a driver in Chippenham was assaulted.

Have you got what it takes to become a Wiltshire 'special'?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:50pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Anyone who thinks they may have what its got to become a special constable, who can commit at least 16 hours a month, is invited to an awareness evening on Wednesday, November 12.

Fire service merger 'only way to avoid frontline cuts'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:52am Wednesday 29th October 2014

POLL: A merger between Wiltshire and Dorset Fire Services is the only way to avoid major frontline cuts, according to a new report.

'Localism triumphs': Devizes MP backs decision to refuse appeal for 350 homes at Coate Bridge

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes Constituency MP Claire Perry has asked for the Coate Bridge  planning appeal to be heard by Ministers

11:55am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Devizes MP Claire Perry has described the decision to refuse an appeal over plans for 350 homes at Coate Bridge as a 'triumph for localism'.

Protect your elderly neighbours from rogue traders, Wiltshire Council urges

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Maggie Rae,  director of public health for the county

9:26am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Neighbours of the elderly are being asked to protect them from rogue traders as part of National Consumer Week which runs next week.

Dad who stole beer while facing custody for previous offences is spared jail

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

5:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A father-of-three who stole beer from his local store while on a suspended sentence for dangerous driving while over the limit has been spared jail.

Man, 29, arrested after driver spots cannabis being smoked in Marlborough

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

1:36pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A 29-year-old man was arrested for possession with intent to supply class-A drugs yesterday evening after a search was carried out by police in Marlborough High Street.

Banned from B&Q: Chippenham man arrested on suspicion of thefts by fraud

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:24am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A 43-year-old Chippenham man has been banned from B&Q in the town after being arrested on suspicion of two thefts by fraud.

Rail delays after death on line between Bristol and Bath

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: £1.2m to prevent rail suicide delays on Brighton to London line

7:57am Wednesday 29th October 2014

RAIL users are still facing some delays after a person was hit by a train between Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa.

Pay tribute on the poppy trail

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

WROUGHTON is installing a First World War centenary commemoration that will stand as a legacy for future generations with a very special kind of poppy trail.

M4 fuel spill causing long delays after double lorry smash

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:27am Tuesday 28th October 2014

UPDATE: Investigations are continuing amid long delays after a smash involving two lorries which saw fuel spilled across the M4 and two lanes closed.

Delight as Mactaggart and Mickel's appeal over 350 homes scheme thrown out

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:15am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Surprised delight has greeted the decision to refuse plans for 350 homes at Coate Bridge on appeal.

Firefighters' strike: Plans to cope drawn up by Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wiltshire chief fire officer Simon Routh-Jones

7:28am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Plans to cope with the latest strike by firefighters are being finalised by Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Quick-thinking youngster praised by police over gun scare

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

5:27pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A youngster has been praised for his quick thinking after he thought he saw two other young boys with a gun and called the police.

Wadworth bids to move shire horse stables and wine warehouse

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:12pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Wadworth Brewery has applied for permission to move its shire horse stables and wine warehouse to its main headquarters as it gears up to sell part of its Devizes site.

Police renew appeal after Devizes bus stop stabbing

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:54pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Wiltshire Police have renewed an appeal for witnesses after a man was apparently stabbed near a bus stop in Devizes on Sunday morning.

Held: Man accused of Rowde burglary

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

12:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A man who is accused of burgling a house in Rowde has been remanded in custody by a judge.

Chimney fire blamed for blaze which destroyed two thatched Codford cottages

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:45am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A chimney fire is being blamed for the blaze in Codford which destroyed two Grade II listed thatched cottages.

Bail for man caught smuggling sim cards into Erlestoke jail

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

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A man who was caught smuggling mobile phone sim cards into HM Prison Erlestoke has been released on bail.

Tweet GWH about sugar

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

DIETITIANS at Great Western Hospital are inviting people to take part in the first in a series of online Q&A sessions over Twitter next Wednesday evening.

Bowood fully open despite weekend fire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:49am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Bowood have confirmed that their gardens and adventure playground are open as usual following an estate office fire in the early hours of Sunday.

Duke unveils Marlborough plaque in honour of those lost lives during First World War

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:12pm Monday 27th October 2014

A plaque in honour of the Marlborough people who lost their lives during the First World War was unveiled by the Duke of Kent this morning.

Devizes man suffers possible stab wound after bus stop argument

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

12:57pm Monday 27th October 2014

A Devizes man of 45 was treated in hospital for a possible stab wound after being attacked at a bus stop in the town centre yesterday at 9.30am.

VIDEO: New air ambulance filmed in Wiltshire skies

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:28pm Monday 27th October 2014

Reporter Julie Armstrong filmed the new Wiltshire Air Ambulance in the skies above Wiltshire. 

Picture gallery - new Wiltshire Air Ambulance unveiled

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:33pm Monday 27th October 2014

Wiltshire's new air ambulance flew in to a ceremony at Trafalgar Park, Downton, on Friday to applause from an invited audience.

A350 reopened after wartime bomb in Melksham declared safe

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:58pm Monday 27th October 2014

Police sealed off the A350 after receiving reports of a suspected bomb in Portal Road, Melksham, where building work is taking place at the old running track behind the Christie Miller Sports Centre.

Six crews attend fire at Bowood Estate

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:15am Monday 27th October 2014

SIX Fire and Rescue crews were called to Bowood Estate at Derry Hill in the early hours of Sunday morning after a fire broke out in an office building.

Warning to check on waste firms after fly-tipping increases

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Facebook users blast 'lowlife' fly-tippers who dumped ten fridges in Nympsfield

9:09am Monday 27th October 2014

Householders are being asked to check the credentials of businesses offering to clear their waste following a spate of fly-tipping incidents in Wiltshire.

More budding directors needed if Chippenham movie club to survive

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:16am Monday 27th October 2014

More budding film makers are needed if Chippenham Movie and Video Club is to remain running in the New Year.

Picture gallery - Wiltshire's new air ambulance takes to the skies

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:10pm Monday 27th October 2014

Wiltshire's new air ambulance - a £5m Bell 429 - took to the skies today.

Three familes homeless after Codford thatched cottages burn

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:50am Sunday 26th October 2014

Three families were made homeless when a fire spread through three thatched cottages in High Street, Codford, yesterday evening.

Help Castle Combe market grow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Castle Combe Market is looking for more local food producers to sell their wares.

Parachute entry into Stonehenge launches Royal British Legion appeal

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

The Royal British Legion in Wiltshire launched the 2014 Poppy Appeal in spectacular fashion on Monday, with parachutists descending into the Stonehenge monument.

Faster, better - Wiltshire's new £5m air ambulance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:29am Saturday 25th October 2014

Patients will get a quicker response from the new Wiltshire Air Ambulance - a Canadian Bell 429 - as it has a top speed of 180mph, compared with the current helicopter's 150mph.

Will £11.54m M4 plan create chaos?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

AN overhaul of Junction 16 of the M4 is pressing ahead, with a second report due before an influential business group next week.

Applause greets new Wiltshire Air Ambulance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Patients rescued by Wiltshire Air Ambulance were reunited with the crew members who saved them at the unveiling of its new helicopter today.

Man, 38, dies in A429 crash near Kemble Business Park

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:56am Friday 24th October 2014

A man died killed in a three-vehicle collision on the A429 near Kemble Business Park yesterday.

Chippenham club owner wants to bring night alive

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The businessman who wants to reopen the old Karma nightclub premises in Chippenham says he will not make the same mistakes as the old management.

WHAT'S ON: 5 events in Wiltshire this weekend (October 25/26)

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

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