7,000 Swindon-built Honda Civics recalled over airbag safety fears

This Is Wiltshire: The Honda works in South Marston

4:25pm Monday 24th November 2014

MORE than 7,000 Honda cars made in Swindon are being recalled by the Japanese motor giant amid safety concerns following the death of a pregnant woman in Malaysia.

Savernake tragedy: Tributes paid to Max Pearson, 21

This Is Wiltshire:

6:57am Monday 24th November 2014

Tributes have been paid to 21-year-old Max Pearson who died in a car accident near Marlborough yesterday morning.

Blaze firm Averies loses permit

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 24th November 2014

THE problems continue to pile up for the owner of Averies and Swindon Skips after the Environment Agency announced it would be revoking the environmental permits at both sites.

Savernake tragedy: Police formally name accident victim Max Pearson

This Is Wiltshire:

3:58pm Monday 24th November 2014

A man who died following an accident near Marlborough has been named as Max Pearson, 21.

You have part to play in defeating terrorism, say Wiltshire Police

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Monday 24th November 2014

Awareness of counter terrorism is being raised by Wiltshire Police this week as part of a national campaign that explains the role the public and businesses can play in combating terrorism.

Two face Trowbridge graffiti charges

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

11:44am Monday 24th November 2014

TWO men have been charged in relation to a spate of graffiti in the Trowbridge area in August.

Jailed: Man, 33, who took pictures as he sexually abused young girl

This Is Wiltshire:

10:46am Monday 24th November 2014

A man who took photographs of himself as he sexually abused a girl aged under ten has been jailed for 14 years.

Car stuck in Holt ditch after weekend incident

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

9:58am Monday 24th November 2014

POLICE were informed today of a car being stuck in a ditch at the Forewoods Common junction on Bradford Road, Holt.

Bail for man, 62, accused of sexually abusing young boy over eight years

This Is Wiltshire: Two men pleaded guilty to burglary at Swindon Crown Court

4:17pm Monday 24th November 2014

A 62-year-old man who is accused of sexually abusing a young boy over an eight-year period has been released on bail by a judge.

Trial for man charged with making fake Romanian identity card

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

3:31pm Monday 24th November 2014

A man who is accused of making a Romanian identity card for the use in fraud is to face trial.

Gallery: Westbury's Christmas lights switch-on ceremony

This Is Wiltshire:

3:17pm Monday 24th November 2014

Glenn Phillips captured the fun at Westbury's Christmas lights switch-on ceremony on Saturday.

Road rage at Melksham traffic lights

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

11:22am Monday 24th November 2014

A CAR was kicked and its driver verbally abused in a road rage incident at the Asda traffic lights in Bradford Road, Melksham.

Act against flooding now, warns Wiltshire Council - but you'll probably have to buy your own sandbags

This Is Wiltshire: Temporary flood barriers in place at the Bull Pit, Bradford on Avon, today

10:54am Monday 24th November 2014

Wiltshire residents who know their homes are in places at risk of flooding are being urged to prepare for wet weather in the coming months.

Gallery: Christmas lights switch-on fun at Bradford on Avon

This Is Wiltshire:

9:18am Monday 24th November 2014

Hundreds turned out to see panto star Jon Monie turn on the Christmas lights in Bradford on Avon.

Council shows true grit ahead of winter

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 24th November 2014

IN the event of an icy winter, the council is already prepared to make sure the town’s roads are safe.

Hundreds in Wiltshire at risk of developing diabetes

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Monday 24th November 2014

Nearly 800 people have been tested for type 2 diabetes at a series of Healthy Lifestyle roadshows and nearly half were found to be at risk of getting the disease.

Brave Amy is a real star!

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 24th November 2014

BRAVE teenager Amy Carter overcame a fear of doctors when she was diagnosed with a life-threatening disease.

Putting domestic abuse in spotlight

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 24th November 2014

SWINDON Women’s Aid will host a number of events to raise awareness during Domestic Violence Awareness Week.

Bratton's festive lunch for over 70s

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

6:00am Monday 24th November 2014

A free Christmas lunch for the over-70s will be held at The Laverton Hall in Bratton Road, Westbury, on December 10 at 1pm.

Centenarian Fred marks milestone

This Is Wiltshire:

5:40am Monday 24th November 2014

STAYING active is the secret to long life, according to the family of a former Swindon resident who celebrated his 100th birthday on Friday.

Rebecca keeps up family name at funeral directors

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 24th November 2014

A BUSINESS which has remained in the same family for more than 90 years will continue that tradition into a fourth generation.

Panto star Alice will go to the ball again

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 24th November 2014

SWINDON actress Alice Baker will pull out last year’s glass slippers from her wardrobe as she gears up to lead a pantomime as Cinderella once again.

Faith in the power of people

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 24th November 2014

WHY does Swindon need a Hindu temple? “You have to think of it in a slightly broader perspective,” said Pradeep Bhardwaj.

Joy at success of guide dog appeal

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 24th November 2014

A PARTY was held on Saturday to celebrate the success of an appeal set up in memory of a beloved guide dog Last year, Alan Fletcher, of Swindon Guide Dogs, launched the 4Joy appeal, with the aim of raising money to go towards the training of new puppies.

Bulbs will spring up to break the gloom

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 24th November 2014

A GROUP of residents got together on Saturday to plant bulbs which they hope will turn Cavendish Green into a focal point of the community next spring.

UPDATE: Young Marlborough driver who died in Savernake Forest crash named

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

2:18pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

A 21-year-old Marlborough man has died after he lost control of the car he was driving and hit a tree in the early hours of this morning.

The whole community comes together to prepare special shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Steve Lloyd, area coordinator for Wiltshire’s Operation Christmas Child is urging people to spare a few hours to help pack and check shoeboxes.

Warning to drivers as gritters sent out in Wiltshire for first time this winter

This Is Wiltshire: SCS gritting the roads around Swindon after heavy snowfall last month

9:08pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Gritters are out for the first time this winter, treating main routes, as temperatures are expected to fall below freezing.

Malmesbury Brownies master town’s traditional dance

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Youngsters in Malmesbury have been learning how to do The Flying Monk – a traditional dance inspired by the town’s plummeting medieval aviator.

Trowbridge dad talks his way to a prestigious prize

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Trowbridge voiceover artist Jay Britton is hoping more doors will open for him in the industry after winning two categories at the prestigious Voice Arts Awards in New York.

Candlelight concert in aid of air ambulance

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

A candlelit night of music is being held at St John’s Church in Devizes on December 6, where theatre companies, an opera group and choirs will raise funds for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

Rickfest raises pot of gold for Rainbow Trust

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Organisers of a music festival held in memory of a former Matravers School pupil have presented a cheque for £1,000 to children’s charity the Rainbow Trust.

Wiltshire College boning up on cuts

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Leading Wiltshire butcher Shawn Byrne helped catering students to sharpen their skills on a visit to Wiltshire College Trowbridge.

More tenants move into new Trownbridge estate

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Selwood Housing has unveiled the latest phase of its new affordable homes on the Castlemead estate in Trowbridge.

Ensemble exhibition on display at Dauntsey’s School

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

A new exhibition has opened in The Gallery at Dauntsey’s School displaying work by Victoria Rose, its director of art.

Awards for good practice at Wiltshire GP surgeries

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

GP practices across Wiltshire were recognised for their work with unpaid carers by Carer Support Wiltshire at an awards ceremony in Devizes last week.

Top gardeners heading to Malmesbury

This Is Wiltshire: Flowers feature for Living August - Rachel Wilkes (8607678)

2:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Leading experts from the world of gardening will head for Malmesbury next year for what is set to become one of the most prestigious events of its kind in the country.

Oaks are legacy for Southwick park's future

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

The Friends of Southwick Country Park planted a number of oak trees that will be the legacy trees of the future. As the big old oaks die off, the new trees will take their place in providing landmarks in the park.

Bassett war book is launched

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

A launch ceremony to celebrate the completion of a book about Royal Wootton Bassett in the First World War took place last Friday.

Power loss to Gorse Hill homes

This Is Wiltshire: Scottish and Southern Electric (SSE) customers lost power for about an hour yesterday

10:41am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Southern Electric is reporting that around 14 properties on Avening Street in Gorse Hill are currently without power.

It’s nativity time at Westbury for teddy bears

This Is Wiltshire: Teddy Bears' Picnic

10:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

ALL Saints Church, in Westbury, will be holding a free activity morning for children to make their own teddy bear nativity, from 10am to noon next Saturday.

It was wet but wonderful for Westbury year 6 pupils

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Year 6 children from Westbury Junior School recently returned from an action-packed three days at Hooke Court residential centre, near Beaminster in Dorset.

Petition for action on Devizes gulls

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

A petition signed by more than 300 people upset about the noise and nuisance caused by seagulls is to be presented to Devizes Area Board on Monday.

Bradford Scouts return to postal trail

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Scouts are set to spread Christmas cheer this year by bringing back a successful postal service in Bradford on Avon.

Rudolph in wood at Winsley

This Is Wiltshire: Reindeer Making

9:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Handcrafted wooden reindeers will be just one of the festive presents you can buy at the Dorothy House Christmas Fair on Friday, November 28 and Saturday November 29 from 10.30am to 3pm.

Eisteddfod names top acts and gets set for Wiltshire-wide showcase

This Is Wiltshire:

9:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

A GIRL of 11, who showed her versatility at everything from piano playing to mime, was declared the best young performer at Devizes Junior Eisteddfod.

Wiltshire pupils made their own Remembrance Day tributes

This Is Wiltshire:

10:30am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Schools around the area took part in national Remembrance Day parades and also held their own services.

Rebuilding plans after house blaze

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

7:00pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Plans to rebuild part of a 17th Century home in Market Lavington, which was badly damaged by a fire, have gone to Wiltshire Council.

Hilperton Pupils get in character for book week

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Hilperton School pupils took inspiration from Beano cartoonist Kev Sutherland when he visited the school last week as part of a series of events to celebrate its special book week.

Chippenham supermarket plan looking ‘unlikely’

This Is Wiltshire: Photograph of the Author

5:00pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Long-awaited plans to regenerate Langley Park industrial site in Chippenham now look uncertain.









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