Police plea after seven cars 'keyed' in Calne

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

9:59am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after seven vehicles in Calne were attacked on Thursday night.

Christian Malford man bailed over child abuse downloads accusation

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

8:40am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A man who is accused of making hundreds of indecent images of children has been released on bail by a judge.

Saga looks at new markets as Wiltshire retirement village takes shape

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Saga, the over-50s insurance group which is involved in building a retirement village near Corsham, is looking at enter into a series of new markets in the wake of its stock market flotation.

Fight must go on to save Wiltshire's outstanding landscapes, says CPRE president

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Sir Andrew Motion, the president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, visited Wiltshire's CPRE branches to discuss countryside issues with local volunteers.

Wiltshire firms face being named and shamed if equal pay rules ignored

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Wiltshire firms are being advised to check they comply with rules about equal pay – or risk being named, shamed and fined.

Price wars at Wiltshire pumps as supermarkets cut cost of diesel and petrol

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Fuel prices could fall in Herefordshire - but Worcestershire could miss out

3:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Wiltshire motorists are expected to get a boost as supermarkets slashed the price of fuel today.

Backing of Wiltshire and Dorset fire services merger plan welcomed by former chairman

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Graham Payne

2:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

The former chairman of Wiltshire and Swindon Combined Fire Authority is delighted that Swindon Council is set to back the merge of Wiltshire and Dorset fire services.

Elderly ex-RAF women died after car pulled out in front of speeding lorry, inquest hears

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:34pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Two elderly ex-RAF servicewomen were killed when their car pulled out in front of a speeding lorry in the Cotswolds, an inquest heard today.

VIDEO: Chris tells his Wiltshire Air Ambulance story

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:58am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Chris Locke, of Hilperton, became ill in October 2013.

Bail for Melksham man accused of trading in hard drugs

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

10:07am Tuesday 30th September 2014

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

Devizes pupils dress-up for Roald Dahl day

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:22am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Fantastic Mr Fox and some Oompa Loompas were seen at Wansdyke School in Devizes as part of a charity dress-up day.

Devizes goes wild as Country comes to Town

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Owls cows and sheep were the hit attractions on Saturday at Wiltshire Wildlife Trust’s third Country Comes to Town event in Devizes Market Square and the Corn Exchange.

A personal service for cancer patients

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

CANCER patients can now receive their chemotherapy treatment from a special mobile unit after a donation from the charity Hope for Tomorrow.

Three arrested in connection with Devizes attack all local, police confirm

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:11pm Monday 29th September 2014

Police have now confirmed that all three people arrested in connection with the attack on a 42-year-old man in Devizes during the early hours of Saturday are from the town.

Wiltshire Police leads way on new Child Rescue Alert system

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:53am Monday 29th September 2014

Wiltshire Police is the first force in the country to sign-up to the enhanced Child Rescue Alert system.

Bailed: Three arrested after man found injured in Devizes shopping centre

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:24am Monday 29th September 2014

Three people arrested after a 42-year-old man was found critically injured in The Brittox, Devizes, in the early hours of Saturday have been released on bail.

Frustration of hospital trust directors with food and cleaning standards

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: GWH's NHS Foundation Trust applied for permission to carry out treatment on a 25-year-old pregnant woman with a history of bipolar disorder

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

Directors of the Great Western Hospital have publicly spoken of their frustration with and dipping confidence in Carillion, the firm in charge of its cleaning and catering services.

Busy summer for Dauntsey's tall ship Jolie Brise

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:30pm Monday 29th September 2014

Dauntsey’s School tall ship, the Jolie Brise, has concluded a busy summer season which involved sailing about 9,000 miles and visiting 40 different ports.

Work starts on stone curlew mural to celebrate Wiltshire population's recovery

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Eight stone curlews have been found dead in Wiltshire, Norfolk and Suffolk

4:30pm Monday 29th September 2014

The elusive stone-curlew has had a successful breeding season in Wiltshire, says the RSPB, and to celebrate the recovery of the rare bird's population work on a mural started today.

£97k grant to help Wiltshire Mind provide new armed forces support service

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Charity chief David Mckeigue

12:12pm Monday 29th September 2014

Wiltshire Mind is delighted to announce it is has secured a Forces In Mind Trust grant to provide a new support service for the Armed Forces community supporting those caring for people with mental illness.

Battle tanks leave Tidworth for Eastern Europe

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:07am Monday 29th September 2014

THE British Army has started transporting Challenger II Battle Tanks to Eastern Europe ahead of the NATO exercises that are taking place there.

Villagers get creative to support Purton’s first scarecrow contest

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00am Monday 29th September 2014

IT took the best part of 20 years as a Purton resident, but Ali Davies and her co-organisers finally orchestrated the village’s first-ever scarecrow trail at the weekend.

Man in serious condition after Devizes attack

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:12am Sunday 28th September 2014

A man is in a serious condition after being found injured in the early hours of Saturday in The Brittox, Devizes, after apparently being attacked.

Police plea after death of woman, 32, who suffered serious head injury in Hilperton accident

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:17pm Sunday 28th September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after the death of a 32-year-old woman who was struck by a car in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Wiltshire art celebrates a mother’s love

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

Budding artists from all over Wiltshire have been helping to raise awareness of breastfeeding by taking part in an art competition.

Man seriously hurt in Corsham accident

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Laster aimed at Wiltshire Air Ambulance

11:13am Sunday 28th September 2014

A driver is in a serious condition after colliding with another vehicle in Chequers Hill, Corsham, yesterday evening.

Fury as 'idiots' shine laser pen at Wiltshire Air Ambulance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Laser pens can be dangerous: Police in Calne spoke to a teenager about their use yesterday

10:57am Sunday 28th September 2014

A laser pen has again being shone at the Wiltshire Air Ambulance, endangering the helicopter and crew.

Towns find it’s not just the Marlborough name that they share

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

Links between Marlborough, Wiltshire and its New Zealand namesake have been strengthened with a visit by district councillors Jeff and Sandra Sewell.

Fun day set to celebrate older residents

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Council leader Jane Scott

9:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

Wiltshire Council is joining the international Older People’s Day celebrations by championing achievements and contributions older people make to society.

Woman, 32, suffers serious head injury in Hilperton accident

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

7:57pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A 32-year-old woman is in a “very serious” condition after being struck by a car in the early hours of this morning.

Art portrays pain of First World War

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Devizes Quakers host an illustrated talk by art historian and artist Paul Chapman about First World War art on Friday.

Devizes gardeners star in national web campaign

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Pensioners Doreen Milner and Stella Cruise have been selected to star in a national campaign to encourage more people to use the internet.

Devizes butcher focuses on tracing food from farm to fork

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:30am Saturday 27th September 2014

Putting people back in touch with where their food comes from has been a major ambition for Devizes butcher Steve Cook.

Welcoming new mural at award-winning Chippenham pre-school

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

St Mary's Pre-school in Chippenham has been transformed by a £6,000 refurbishment including a colourful mural.

Police investigate late-night Devizes incident

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:21pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Police forensic officers are at the Brittox in Devizes investigating an incident which is believed to have taken place outside the entrance to Boots late on Friday night or early on Saturday morning.

Joy as Devizes scoops fourth gold in a row

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Friday 26th September 2014

The green-fingered gardeners of Devizes are celebrating again this week after winning a gold award in the South West in Bloom competition for the fourth year running.

WHAT TO DO: 5 events in Wiltshire this weekend

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:31pm Friday 26th September 2014

Events this weekend include: 

VIDEO: Air ambulance flight helps save life of Calne toddler Ellie

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:37am Friday 26th September 2014

Two-year-old Ellie, of Calne, was airlifted by Wiltshire Air Ambulance after going into convulsions.

Jailed 'golf fan' targeted Ogbourne and Warminster clubs during £75k spree

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: SENTENCE CUT: The Court of Appeal in London.

9:56am Friday 26th September 2014

A crook who posed as a golfing fan whilst carrying out burglaries at golf clubs the length and breadth of Britain has been told by top judges that his four and a half year jail term was not a day too long.

Appeal after woman with Devizes connection dies suddenly

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

9:40am Friday 26th September 2014

The coroner’s office for Wiltshire and Swindon is appealing for the public’s help in locating the next of kin of a woman with links to Devizes who died this week.

Marlborough LitFest’s sweet support from supermarket

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:30am Friday 26th September 2014

BOOK lovers with a sweet tooth will get their fill at the Marlborough LitFest this weekend thanks to a donation of buns from Waitrose.

Calne and Corsham gardeners' delight at blooming glory

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Teams Calne and Corsham won gold in the South West in Bloom competition at an award ceremony in Trowbridge.

Welcome for cancer unit moving to Marlborough site

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mobile chemotherapy unit boost for cancer patients

6:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A mobile chemotherapy unit that will visit Marlborough once a week has been welcomed with open arms by the town.

Family of man impaled on garden fork after fall praises medics

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:21am Thursday 25th September 2014

Dad Malcolm Tripp was rushed to hospital with a garden fork stuck through his knee after a freak accident while weeding.

Signing for teacher’s French book

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Rowde Parish Council is supporting calls for a crossing on the Caen Hill dual carriageway

7:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

TEACHER Alison Joyce will be launching her new book to teach children French on Saturday.

Moment of truth for Chippenham nursery charity

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Staff at Springboard Opportunity Group in Chippenham are off to London on Saturday to find out if they have been successful in the national Nursery World awards.

Flooding stops train in its tracks

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Ninety passengers had to be rescued from a train in Corsham after it became stranded in the floods early on Friday.

'Bomb threat was just paintball guns': Man, 84, astonished by search of Trowbridge home

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:50pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Pensioner Reg Webber, 84, has told of his disbelief when police and bomb disposal experts raided his house in Trowbridge after being tipped off that he was hoarding explosives.

Air Ambulance Week: We can be heroes for a day

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

People across the county have been fundraising like superheroes at various events as part of Wiltshire Air Ambulance Week.

Now I’m putting buns in the oven - former midwife joins Waitrose bakery

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:01pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Former midwife Jane Brooks has gone from delivering babies to fancy biscuits and speciality breads after a career switch from maternity wards to Malmesbury’s newest bakery at Waitrose.




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