'LIttle hero' six-year-old calls 999 before mum delivers her own baby

This Is Wiltshire:

1:58pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MUM Kay Kamunga praised six-year-old son Sasha for being her little hero after he came to her rescue when she had to deliver her own baby.

Minister throws out 350 homes plan for Coate Bridge

This Is Wiltshire:

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.

Report critical of Isambard School’s finances

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE financial management of Isambard School has been slammed in a council report revealing a number of serious failings.

Firefighters strike: Union defends action over fireworks weekend

This Is Wiltshire:

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.

Runners race against clock in Calne race

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

The biannual Clock Change Challenge in Calne sold out for the first time on Sunday with 300 runners taking part in the 10k race.

£2.3k watches stolen from department store

This Is Wiltshire: 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.

Sex case sentencing delayed after defendant suffers stroke

This Is Wiltshire: Lee Page pleaded not guilty at Swindon Crown

1:24pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A JUDGE has put off passing sentence on a pensioner who sexually abused a child in Swindon in the early 1960s after hearing he has had a major stroke.

Devizes shocked by bus stop stabbing

This Is Wiltshire:

1:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

People in Devizes have been shocked by the stabbing of a middle-aged man at a town centre bus stop at 9.30am on Sunday.

Now more important to speak up on Devizes neighbourhood plan

This Is Wiltshire:

12:18pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Devizes Town Council is urging people to have their say on the Devizes area neighbourhood plan following the importance given to it in the Coate Bridge decision.

Jubilant councillor was first to hear Coate Bridge news

This Is Wiltshire:

12:15pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Roundway parish councillor Andy Geddes was the first person in Devizes to receive the news of the Coate Bridge appeal decision.

Baroness feels Chippenham MP will hold on to seat

This Is Wiltshire:

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.

Santas get set for muddy marathon in aid of Dorothy House

This Is Wiltshire:

12:11pm Thursday 30th October 2014

With Christmas just around the corner, Dorothy House Hospice Care in Winsley got into the festive spirit by launching their annual Santa Dash event.

Cyclist injured after altercation with driver

This Is Wiltshire:

10:51am Thursday 30th October 2014

A CYCLIST was left with nose injuries after an incident in Royal Wootton Bassett.

Thieves raid Melksham Subway tills

This Is Wiltshire: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

11:50am Thursday 30th October 2014

Subway in Beanacre Road, Melksham, had £975 stolen from its tills after thieves broke in.

Corsham Station campaigners meet Department for Transport officials

This Is Wiltshire:

8:35am Thursday 30th October 2014

A campaign to re-open Corsham Station has been taken directly to the Department for Transport in London.

Town waits to see effect of Lloyds bank cuts

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

LLOYDS Banking Group has not confirmed how planned job cuts will affect Swindon.

Ashleigh and Pudsey will be dazzling at the big switch-on

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

TOWN centre managers will show Swindon’s got talent too when TV sensations Ashleigh and Pudsey dazzle crowds at this year’s Christmas lights switch-on event.

Cleaning team sweeps in

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

MAYOR Teresa Page was on hand to spruce up the new home of a business in Swindon this week.

Bridge closure will hit bus passengers

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

IMPROVEMENTS to Swindon’s rail service will leave some of the town’s bus users facing five months of disruption.

Rotary Club gets gong for longtime Help for Heroes

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE Rotary Club of Royal Wootton Bassett Town has received a medal in recognition of the fundraising efforts they have made for Help For Heroes over the years.

150-year-old pub building gets go ahead for bedrooms

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

A 150-YEAR-OLD outbuilding at the The Mailcoach pub has been saved from demolition and will become a bed & breakfast.

Safety debate set over Regent Circus road crossing

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

INVESTIGATIONS into the safety of a controversial shared-space crossing at Regent Circus are now scheduled to take place next week.

We’re lovin’ it, say McDonald’s visitors

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE new McDonald’s in Bridgemead opened its doors an hour ahead of schedule yesterday.

Firm wins top vets training contract

This Is Wiltshire:

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.

Fans dig deep in memory of physio

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

SWINDON Town fans donated £2,338 in memory of former physio Kevin Morris at an event commemorating him 20 years after his death.

Cricklade community cinema group recognised in national awards

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

A COMMUNITY cinema group is celebrating after being recognised in a national award scheme.

Fans help ensure Thunderbirds puppets are go for new TV series

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

THREE days remain for Gerry Anderson’s legion of fans to put money behind the Thunderbirds creator’s latest sci-fi puppet concept.

Man jailed for street stabbing

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

A MAN who stabbed a 50-year-old former bouncer outside a town centre nightspot has been jailed for four years.

Christmas Care charity in appeal to help homeless

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

HOMELESS Shelter Christmas Care is set to return for another year to provide some of the town’s most vulnerable people with somewhere warm to spend the festive season.

‘Give to help halt Ebola’ urges campaigner

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

SWINDON charity Future In Our Hands is appealing for help to raise vital funds to stem the spread of the Ebola virus across the world.

160 YEARS: I Love Swindon

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

As we continue to celebrate the Adver’s 160th anniversary we are pleased to present 160 reasons why we love Swindon.

Wedding anniversary couple have fun on a bicycle for two

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

A CARRIAGE might be out of reach, but Deb and Nick Tremblin will be looking sweet on a bicycle made for two on their wedding anniversary this weekend.

Openwork donates to Swindon childhood bereavement charity Winston's Wish

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

FINANCIAL advice network Openwork donated toys and games worth more than £1,000 to childhood bereavement charity Winston’s Wish.

Couple tell of terror as arson attack threatens home

This Is Wiltshire:

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.

Brittox attack: Victim is out of induced coma

This Is Wiltshire:

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.

TWO Wiltshire sports teams targeted by thieves on same day

This Is Wiltshire:

12:26pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after items were stolen from changing rooms at Westbury Rugby Club - the same day North Bradley FC players were targeted.

Legendary landlord Peewee’s name lives on in bench tribute

This Is Wiltshire:

10:10am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A plaque was unveiled in tribute to legendary Trowbridge pub landlord and musician Alan ‘Peewee’ Hunt on a memorial bench at the site of the Village Pump Folk Festival on Sunday.

Jailed: Man who stabbed former bouncer outside Devizes pub

This Is Wiltshire: 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

This Is Wiltshire:

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

This Is Wiltshire: 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'?

This Is Wiltshire:

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.

West Overton pub fears blow to trade as A4 shuts for three nights

This Is Wiltshire:

3:39pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

The A4 from the Beckhampton roundabout to Marlborough will be closed for three nights while work is carried out near the college.

Fire service merger 'only way to avoid frontline cuts'

This Is Wiltshire:

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

This Is Wiltshire: 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

This Is Wiltshire: 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.

Staff tackle fire in laundry room at Trowle hotel

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Fire crews rushed to The Old Manor Hotel in Trowle, on the edge of Trowbridge, in the early hours of Sunday morning when a blaze in a linen basket full of towels led to a small fire in the laundry room.

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

This Is Wiltshire: 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

This Is Wiltshire: 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

This Is Wiltshire:

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

This Is Wiltshire: £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.







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