Stab suspect may be back in town

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

ARMED police swarmed on Alfred Street yesterday afternoon as part of an investigation which left shocked residents baffled.

Man accused of having hard drugs for supply in Chippenham bailed

This Is Wiltshire: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A man who is accused of having hard drugs for supply in Chippenham has been released on bail by a judge.

Man sexually assaulted train passenger

This Is Wiltshire: Work is being carried out at Reading station

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SWINDON man Tolulope Adewunmi Aladejebi has been placed on the sexual offences register after assaulting a passenger while travelling on a train.

Bags of kindness

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

TITCH Ockwell wants to find a Good Samaritan who went above and beyond to help him during a recent shopping trip.

Age group in the running for a £3,000 grant

This Is Wiltshire: Custody over alleged fraud atDevizes bank

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AGE UK Wiltshire could be awarded a grant of up to £3,000 after being shortlisted for the Lloyds Bank Community Funds 2014.

Knife robber gets 13-year jail term

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Luke O’Brien threatened to slit shop workers’ throats and stole hundreds of pounds in a spate of robberies last May, but felt justice yesterday with a 13-year prison sentence.

Boris bounds in for a meet and greet

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

ONE of the most famous faces in British politics visited Swindon yesterday to meet apprentices at Nationwide – and hailed the town’s Magic Roundabout a “curious masterpiece”.

Guide dogs Joy six times over

This Is Wiltshire: Alan Fletcher, chairman of Swindon Guide dogs, with his guide dog Joy who died earlier this year

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AN appeal set up in memory of a guide dog has raised £30,000 in a year – enough to train six puppies.

MP backs end to parking rip-off

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

NORTH Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has backed a campaign to abolish the hefty parking charges in place in England’s hospitals.

Crash and breakdown cause long A419 delays

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

COMMUTERS faced long delays on the A419 yesterday following a number of incidents during the morning rush hour period.

Don’t delay with picking a school

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THIS week, as thousands of youngsters return to school after the summer break, parents are being urged to get their applications in for places next year.

Get into gear for Big Wheel ride

This Is Wiltshire: Bicycle Wheel - Lock it up!

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

CYCLISTS are being urged to put the pedal to the metal in a bid to raise cash for charity.

Bright new future

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

STARTING the new term was particularly exciting for Holy Cross Catholic Primary School as children as young as four walked through the school gates for the first time.

Men jailed for having sex with young girls

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A 26-YEAR-OLD who filmed himself having sex with a 14-year-old girl before handing her to a another man to abuse has been jailed for seven years.

Gang traded in human misery

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE six members of the Locks Network who were jailed for peddling hard drugs around Swindon have been ordered to hand over a fraction of what they made.

Dancers jumped at cha cha chance

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

CHA cha cha and quickstep lovers took over the Nova Hreod Academy on Sunday for a ballroom challenge with a difference.

‘Sorry’ teen told to pay church for lead

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

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A TEENAGER who admitted attempting to steal lead from a church roof has said he regrets his choices and wants to move on with his life.

Filthy fire burns for 43 days

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are making good progress in their battle to put out the Averies Recycling blaze but are still unsure when it’ll be out.

Town set for festival of poetry

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THIS year’s poetry festival is set to return with a bang with a range of riddles and rhymes to entertain in the four-day bonanza.

Inspirational zumba instructor with cerebral palsy nominated for awards

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A CEREBRAL palsy sufferer who has overcome prejudice and adversity to build a successful career as a zumba instructor has been recognised with two nominations for coaching awards.

Brush with a street painting man

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AS the bright evening sunshine turns the redbrick houses of a typically Edwardian terrace in Swindon a luminous shade of orangey-pink I can see a man at the end of the street comfortably installed on a camping chair who is utterly engrossed in his work with a sketchbook.

Workmates put in the miles for walk

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

COLLEAGUES Esther Newman and Gemma Willis are training for one of the summer’s toughest challenges to raise money for charity.

Staff take on power walk for cancer charity

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A TEAM of adventurers from a power company’s Swindon headquarters trekked 26 miles along Hadrian’s Wall last weekend in aid of cancer sufferers around the country, raising more than £4,200.

Boris Johnson visits Swindon

This Is Wiltshire:

5:41pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ONE of the most famous faces in British politics visited Swindon yesterday to meet apprentices at Nationwide and hailed the town’s Magic Roundabout a “curious masterpiece”.

VIDEO: Market Lavington High Street shut as house burns

This Is Wiltshire:

2:23pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The High Street in Market Lavington remained shut early this evening as Wiltshire Fire Fire and Rescue deal with a serious house blaze.

Judge 'wrong' to order boys removed from their Wiltshire mum

This Is Wiltshire: Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

2:09pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A family court judge was wrong to order two boys to be removed from the care of their mother following a hearing in Wiltshire, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

Police hunt for knife suspect

This Is Wiltshire:

11:08am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Wiltshire Police have renewed their appeal for information on a man wanted in connection with an attempted murder.

Crucial meeting over re-opening Corsham railway station 'within a month'

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A crucial meeting between government officials and campaigners about the re-opening of Corsham railway station will take place within a month, says Devizes MP Claire Perry.

Morning collision on the A419

This Is Wiltshire: Wiltshire police investigating serious sexual assault

9:08am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE emergency services are currently dealing with a four vehicle incident on the A419 which is causing long delays.

Marlborough and Pewsey schools cope with a 50 per cent increase in meals

This Is Wiltshire:

6:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

School across Marlborough and Pewsey are embracing the new government initiative which entitles five to seven-year-olds to free dinners.

How Gannett Foundation helped Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is one of the many charities to have benefited from the Gannett Foundation, the charitable arm of the Gazette & Herald’s publishers.

Springfield Community Campus installs self-service book lending machines

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Library opening hours at Springfield Community Campus have been extended and new self-service machines unveiled to enable residents to borrow books on Sundays and outside opening hours.

Brain takes on brawn in military-style clash of the fittest

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Competitors from around the country are expected to head for Charlton Park, near Malmesbury, this weekend for a new Hunger Games meets Krypton Factor-style competition where, it is claimed, the smart can out-compete the fast.

Residents' victory hope over intrusive housing scheme

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Residents appear to have won their battle with developers over a housing scheme in Sherston.

Eight months on and Kingston Mill wall is still not repaired

This Is Wiltshire:

3:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Residents in a Bradford on Avon development are concerned that if a wall washed away in the Christmas floods is not repaired soon, further damage could be done if the waters rise again.

Light Operatic Society show raises £735 for Royal British Legion

This Is Wiltshire:

3:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Wootton Bassett Light Operatic Society has handed £735 to Royal British Legion representatives after its fundraising First World War commemorative concert.

Blessing given to wedding at girl’s hospice

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Parents Richard Dicks and Louise Duman chose to have their wedding day blessed at the hospice where their daughter receives respite care. Five-year-old Ella suffers from a complex genetic medical condition and her mum and dad were anxious for her not to miss out on the occasion.

Funeral firm's plea for clothes to aid hospice

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Funeral directors C S Bowyer are appealing for help with their campaign to collect as many unwanted textiles as possible to raise money for the hospice Helen and Douglas House.

A350 roadworks: Avoid driving between Yarnbrook and Westbury, advise police

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

12:43pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Long traffic queues were being reported on the A350 by Wiltshire Police this morning.

Tour of Britain: Sir Bradley Wiggins confirmed as Team Sky leader

This Is Wiltshire: Sir Bradley Wiggins cycling in a previous Tour of Britain

12:33pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins will ride through Wiltshire as he defends his Tour of Britain title, it was confirmed today.

Help to Buy: Wiltshire is second-highest authority with most completions

This Is Wiltshire:

12:04pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

More than 48,000 households have been helped by the Government's flagship Help to Buy mortgage support scheme with Wiltshire being the second-highest local authority with the most Help to Buy completions.

New Trowbridge baby makes waves at hospital's birthing pool

This Is Wiltshire:

11:10am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BABY Douglas George Larman has made quite a splash as the first child born at Trowbridge’s new birthing pool.

Name Tour of Britain riders and win a prize

This Is Wiltshire: File photo dated 15/09/13 of Bradley Wiggins. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday June 6, 2014. Sir Bradley Wiggins has confirmed he is likely to miss this year's Tour de France as Team Sky focus their efforts around defending champion Chris F

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Bradford on Avon is gearing up for the Tour of Britain on Friday, September 12, by opening a town bike trail.

Calne laser pen wielder threatens Airbus descending into Bristol

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

10:56am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Wiltshire Police are warning of the dangers of shining laser pens at flying aircraft.

Eye-watering giant onions steal the show in Hilperton

This Is Wiltshire:

9:43am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

There was one competitor who stood out from the rest at this year’s Hilperton Village Fruit and Vegetable Show, which took place at Hilperton Village Hall on Sunday.

Wiltshire's Emergency Services Show to be 'biggest and best yet'

This Is Wiltshire: The Emergency Services Show

9:25am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The ninth Emergency Services Show takes place on Sunday and the organisers say it promises to be the biggest and best yet.

See what firefighters do at Westbury open day

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Westbury Fire Station has an open day to encourage new retained firefighters and show what they do.

Family joins in teenager's musical marathon tribute to little sister Jemima

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Teenager Annabel Prees has put on a marathon event in memory of her little sister, who shared her love of music.

Melksham man accused of burgling home of friend's relative bailed

This Is Wiltshire: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

9:10am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A man accused of burgling the home of a friend's relative has been released on bail.

Club evacuated in manhole cover fire drama

This Is Wiltshire: A fire engine has major issues negotiating the roads of suburban Malmesbury

5:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A TOWN centre nightclub had to be evacuated on Saturday night after an electrical fire blew a manhole cover out of the ground.






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