Meet firefighters as Devizes hosts Services Day

This Is Wiltshire:

9:08pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Devizes firefighters are supporting a community event being held at Hillworth Park tomorrow.

Corsham gets £20k budget for youth services next year

This Is Wiltshire: Laura Mayes, cabinet member for Children's Services

6:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Corsham will have a £20,000 budget for youth services next year, under Wiltshire Council’s new community-led model.

Hatts Travel closure: Concern over village services

This Is Wiltshire: Wiltshire Council is proposing major money-saving changes to the Connect2Wiltshire bus services

5:27pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Kate Freeman, of Etchilhampton, who helped set up the pioneering Wigglybus in the Pewsey Vale in 1999 and which is now called Connect2Wiltshire, thanked Hatts for its running of the service.

Hatts Travel closure: Hundreds of would-be holidaymakers lose out

This Is Wiltshire:

5:17pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Hundreds of holidaymakers have been devastated by the collapse of Hatts, which has left them out of pocket and with no trip to look forward to.

Buses only on Fleming Way

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE next stage of the Kimmerfield development was given the go-ahead this week when an application to close parts of Fleming Way to traffic was approved.

VIDEO: Ex-Warneford pupil pops question to childhood sweetheart in front of 9,000 US baseball fans

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

WHEN Christa Tremblin took her boyfriend to a baseball game, little did she know he would propose to her in front of thousands.

Hatts Travel closure: Three operators found to take over routes

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Wiltshire Council bosses and administrators have secured a deal to keep bus services running in the wake of the collapse of Hatts Travel.

Dad joins in Devizes Scout’s shave

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Scout Daniel Scott was joined by his dad as they got their heads shaved to raise money for the youngsters to go to the World Jamboree.

Blood disorder kills Colerne soldier who survived bomb blast and tackled Taliban fighter

This Is Wiltshire:

3:49pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A Colerne-based soldier who survived a bomb blast and tackled a Taliban fighter while serving in Afghanistan has died from a rare blood disorder.

Do you know who walked out of Warminster Vision Express with £600 of sunglasses?

This Is Wiltshire:

3:27pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A man walked into the Vision Express, Warminster, and left with four pairs of sunglasses worth £600 without making any attempt to pay for them.

Teenage boy who told police he had been robbed of his crutches was lying

This Is Wiltshire:

2:27pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A FIFTEEN-year-old boy from North Swindon has admitted that he lied to police when he claimed he had been robbed as he walked between Redhouse and Oakhurst on crutches.

Life in trenches revealed

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AN exhibition paying tribute to the soldiers of the Calne area who fought in the First World War will run for another week.

Pewsey coach firm invites Hatts Travel workers to get on board

This Is Wiltshire:

2:45pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Pewsey Vale Coaches is inviting staff made redundant by Hatts Travel to apply for jobs with the company.

Police investigate indecent exposure incidents in Malmesbury

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

12:15pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Police are investigating two incidents of indecent exposure in Malmesbury.

Walk of protest at Chippenham warehouse bid site

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Cepen Park residents staged a protest against plans for a 15-metre high warehouse with 150 HGV movements, day and night, through Chippenham.

Bishops Cannings vicar will hold vigil to honour sacrifice

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Vicar Canon Robert Bailey is holding a 36-hour vigil to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

Inquest into Trowbridge bishop's death delayed

This Is Wiltshire:

11:41am Thursday 31st July 2014

An inquest into the death of Trowbridge bishop and father-of-two Tony Palmer, who died after his motorbike was involved in a head-on collision with an Audi near Chelwood, south of Bristol, on July 20 is now not due to go ahead for some time.

Man awaits sentencing on cocaine plot

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

10:15am Thursday 31st July 2014

A SIXTH man has admitted his role in a nine month conspiracy to supply cocaine in Swindon.

Dog kills family pet in a frenzied attack

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

A DOG barged into a Highworth home and savagely killed the family’s dog before owner Julie Davies’s eyes, 10 minutes before her granddaughter arrived.

Wanted by Interpol – but it won’t arrest him

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A FORMER major in the Pakistani army is desperate to clear his name after finding himself on the international list of wanted criminals at Interpol.

Quiet carriages will stay on our trains, says First Great Western

This Is Wiltshire: A First Great Western train leaving Paddington Station heading towards Swindon

10:22am Thursday 31st July 2014

First Great Western has this morning hit back at claims it is removing quiet carriages from all its trains.

Rowde funeral for Prison Bridge bike crash victim

This Is Wiltshire:

10:13am Thursday 31st July 2014

The funeral for Charlie Sherman will take place tomorrow in St Matthew’s Church, Rowde, at 10.45am.

Traders revolt over closing street for Marlborough Jazz Festival

This Is Wiltshire:

9:24am Thursday 31st July 2014

TRADERS in Marlborough say they lost out on thousands of pounds of business as a result of road closures over the jazz festival weekend and want a rethink for next year’s event.

Devizes skaters get in line for prizes

This Is Wiltshire: Devizes mum-of-four Lucy Wain wants to open an indoor skate park

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

YOUNG skateboarders, inliners and scooter riders are being invited to take part in a junior competition at the RampNation indoor skate park, off London Road in Devizes.

Hatts Travel closure: John Bodman shocked

This Is Wiltshire:

8:49am Thursday 31st July 2014

John Bodman only found out that Hatts Travel – the firm which owns Bodman Coaches – was to close three days before staff were told.

Wall wrecked by lorries on sat nav rat run through Little Cheverell

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

HOUSEHOLDER Peregrine Rawlins is calling for action to stop lorries using a single-track road at Little Cheverell as a rat run.

Three jailed after robbing vulnerable Trowbridge man who feared being 'hacked to death'

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

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Three young men who robbed a vulnerable 58-year-old at knifepoint in his Trowbridge home, leaving him fearing he would 'hacked to death', have received lengthy jail terms.

Masked 14-year-old robber walks free

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

A MASKED 14-year-old boy who robbed a youngster of his mobile phone in a subway has avoided a custodial sentence.

Bid for 'wildlife-friendly' 55-acre solar farm at Castle Combe Race Circuit

This Is Wiltshire:

Plans are to be submitted for a huge solar farm in the centre of Castle Combe Race Circuit.

Swindon's 160 greatest headline makers...part 10

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon's 160 greatest headline makers...part 1

3:54pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE final chapter counting down the town's biggest headline names.

Doctors urged to be vigilant for deadly virus

This Is Wiltshire:

10:29am Thursday 31st July 2014

URGENT warnings have been sent to GPs across Swindon to watch for signs of the Ebola virus. 

School pushes its grading to good one year on

This Is Wiltshire: Koalas Swindon opportunity group is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Pictured are Liz Angus and Stephanie Hathaway with members of the Koalas

10:23am Thursday 31st July 2014

KOALAS Opportunity Group has improved and been rated good by Ofsted one year after being found to be inadequate by the watchdog.

Regent Circus debate open to the public

This Is Wiltshire: Regent Circus development site of the new Morrisons store which is to create 180 new jobs

10:17am Thursday 31st July 2014

RESIDENTS living in the town centre have an opportunity to discuss the issues that affect them, including the new Regents Circus development and the road and pavement design around it, at a meeting on Thursday, August 7.

Fire safety tips for camping holidaymakers

This Is Wiltshire: The ultimate guide to festival camping

10:14am Thursday 31st July 2014

WILTSHIRE Fire & Rescue Service has issued safety advice for anyone planning a camping trip.

Unions to escalate pay strike action for council and school staff

This Is Wiltshire:

4:56pm Thursday 31st July 2014

UNIONS representing 1.3 million local government workers – GMB, UNISON and Unite – have agreed to escalate their dispute over pay with a campaign running into the autumn.

Doctor’s sex abuse sentence reduced

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

A family doctor who filmed himself sexually abusing female patients with his James Bond-style wristwatch has had his sentence cut from 12 to 10 years on appeal.

Children’s centre in battle to stay open

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A PETITION has been launched to save a children’s centre that is under-threat as Swindon Council reviews the town’s services.

Hazard warning over shared crossing plan

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

PLANS for a new shared space crossing at Ridgeway Farm mimicking the one in place at Regent Circus should be reconsidered according to residents.

Double tragedy of lorry crash victim

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

SWINDON woman Mariola Martin has been named as the victim of the tragic road accident when an articulated lorry slammed into the back of her car.

Home Office helping out from £50m ‘kitty’ towards forensic merger

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

WILTSHIRE Police will receive a share of more than £300,000 of Home Office funding to help pay for the merger of forensics services across the South West.

Down to the woods at Lydiard Park

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

BEAR hunting was the main theme of the day yesterday when Lydiard Park launched a series of story walks.

Poppy mural is a moving tribute to war commemoration

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

A GIANT poppy mural is part of the Brunel Shopping Centre’s new display commemorating the centenary of the First World War.

Holiday tweet has a touch of irony...

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

ADVER picture editor Stuart Harrison’s holiday got off to a dramatic start when his plane made an emergency landing.

Chloe’s food capsule is out of this world

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

DOING her homework paid off for schoolgirl Chloe Cockshull this month, as her culinary concoction fit for an astronaut made the final five in a national contest.

Children put hands up for netball game

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

YOUNGSTERS inspired by the Commonwealth Games tried their hand at netball yesterday.

Repeat drink driver jailed

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

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A DRINK driver who led police on a late night chase around Old Town after moving his Range Rover from a disabled parking bay has been jailed.

Shaun’s orchestra comes up for air in Edinburgh

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

STRATTON’S tube orchestra challenge extraordinaire Shaun Buswell begins another musical challenge in Edinburgh tomorrow at the world-famous Festival Fringe.

Go fish with Cotswold tuition

This Is Wiltshire: Local angling

2:04pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THOSE who fancy their hand at fishing can make the most of the tuition services offered at Cotswold Wildlife Park.

First Great Western hit back at claims they are removing quiet carriages

This Is Wiltshire: First Great Western train cleaners on strike today

11:46am Thursday 31st July 2014

First Great Western has this morning hit back at claims it is removing Quiet Carriages from all its trains.

£300k to benefit youth

This Is Wiltshire: Laura Mayes, cabinet member for Children's Services

10:31am Thursday 31st July 2014

WILTSHIRE Council leaders have announced another £300,000 is being made available to support community led youth activities in the area.






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