Firefighters thanked after blaze tackled at upmarket furniture firm

This Is Wiltshire:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Upmarket furniture firm OKA has paid tribute to firefighters after its Froxfield warehouse went up in flames.

Disabled Westbury woman knocked over by would-be thief

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

8:58am Friday 29th August 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted burglary in Westbury in which a disabled woman was knocked over.

Angry farmer blocks in group of travellers who refuse to leave Trowbridge land

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Furious farmer Chris Awdry and his workers barricaded in a group of travellers with a dozen tractors after they refused to leave land he rents in Trowbridge.

Anger as vandals hit Chippenham cars in paint attacks

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A vandal's spray painting spree in Chippenham damaged at least 15 cars.

Good cheer as Potterne Cricket Club’s beer festival raises grand sum

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Hundreds of people came out on the weekend’s only dry day for the Potterne Cricket Club’s annual beer festival.

Trowbridge councillor's fears over Studley Green Youth Club

This Is Wiltshire: Jeff Osborn

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Trowbridge and Wiltshire councillor Jeff Osborn he is concerned about the future of Studley Green Youth Club, after equipment was removed from the Studley Green Community Centre.

Cars are the stars at Axford fete

This Is Wiltshire:

3:01pm Friday 29th August 2014

FAMILIES enjoyed a fun-filled day at the Axford fete last Saturday.

Police search after gates are damaged in Devizes

This Is Wiltshire:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Police are searching for the person who damaged the historic Quakers Walk gates.

Wiltshire Big Wheel offers chance to ride part of Tour of Britain route

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

11:38am Friday 29th August 2014

Cyclists get the chance to ride part of the route of the Tour of Britain in Wiltshire, just days before Sir Bradley Wiggins and other stars of world cycling race through the county.

Admirable aid comes from a generous Hilperton pub

This Is Wiltshire:

10:20am Friday 29th August 2014

A fundraising weekend to help a charity which has struggled to get outside support for fundraising has raised more than £1,200.

Breaking news Man charged following death of man in Thamesdown Drive crash

This Is Wiltshire:

10:28am Friday 29th August 2014

A DRIVER has been charged following a fatal road traffic collision in Swindon.

Benefit fraud siblings sentenced

This Is Wiltshire:

10:16am Friday 29th August 2014

A WOMAN who took part in a benefit scam totalling almost £25,000 has been jailed for 18 weeks.

Entrants must impress judges during Devizes Carnival parade

This Is Wiltshire:

9:36am Friday 29th August 2014

People taking part in Devizes Carnival procession on Saturday will have to impress professional arts workers to win a trophy.

Wet weather takes toll on Great Bulkington Railway rides

This Is Wiltshire:

8:25am Friday 29th August 2014

The Great Bulkington Railway took passengers for a wet ride on Monday as station manager Neville Boulton drove visitors around on three miniature trains for charity.

THE LIST: 10 things to do around Swindon this weekend (August 30&31 edition)

This Is Wiltshire: Nathan Jones Band

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

AS another weekend beckons we bring you the latest in our new regular weekly slot giving you 10 things to do in and around Swindon.

1,000 sign petition to restore hour’s free parking in Wiltshire Council car parks

This Is Wiltshire: Duncan Hames MP

8:03am Friday 29th August 2014

A petition to restore an hour’s free parking in Wiltshire Council car parks has exceeded 1,000 signatures.

Second time for Devizes cross

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE Market Cross in Devizes had a grand re-unveiling on Tuesday, as part of the carnival fortnight, to mark 200 years since it was built.

Sergeant sets out Marlborough police’s priorities

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THERE’S a new face on the beat in Marlborough after Clare Wallace took over from Barry Reed as the town’s neighbourhood policing team sergeant.

Double celebration at Bradford on Avon’s Farmers' and Artisan Market

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

10:12pm Friday 29th August 2014

SUNDAY is a double celebration at Bradford on Avon’s Farmers' and Artisan Market as it celebrates its second birthday and winning a Gold Taste of the West Award.

Kilimanjaro challenge for heart surgery student

This Is Wiltshire: AFRICAN ADVENTURE: Samuel Duff is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for charity

4:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A student who had open heart surgery last year has set herself the challenge of climbing Kilimanjaro for charity.

Vaults celebration in Bradford on Avon

This Is Wiltshire: Deadline for vacant Bradford on Avon seat

11:13am Friday 29th August 2014

The iron gates to The Vaults passage in Bradford on Avon will be officially opened by Made in Bradford tomorrow.

Fans flock to Melksham for annual Comic Con

This Is Wiltshire: Comic book fans pack the Melksham Assembly Hall for the Melksham Comic Convention

10:55am Friday 29th August 2014

Comic buffs from far and wide will flock to Melksham this weekend as the annual Comic Con event returns.

Burglars raid home and steal jewellery

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 29th August 2014

RESIDENTS at a house in Burderop have been left devastated after burglars broke in and stole thousands of pounds worth of jewellery and watches.

Russia salutes Arctic Convoy stalwarts in Trowbridge ceremony

This Is Wiltshire:

10:13am Friday 29th August 2014

Veterans from across the south west who braved sub-zero temperatures during the Second World War were being honoured by Russia at a presentation ceremony in Trowbridge today to recognise their bravery during the conflict.

Cafe proves right option for disabled

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Friday 29th August 2014

OPTIONS for Living’s weekly cafe has grown from strength to strength since the volunteer-led project first opened its doors six months ago.

Compensation bids as blaze continues

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Friday 29th August 2014

COMPENSATION is being sought by angry residents and workers affected by the endless blaze at Averies Recycling in Marshgate.

Care home given damning report

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Friday 29th August 2014

UNSAFE, ineffective, careless, unresponsive and poorly-led is how the national health watchdog has described Old Town nursing home, Princess Lodge Care Centre.

Russian honour for Wiltshire's Arctic Convoy heroes

This Is Wiltshire:

7:34pm Friday 29th August 2014

Veterans from Wiltshire who braved sub-zero temperatures during the Second World War were honoured by Russia at a special presentation ceremony in Trowbridge to recognise their bravery during the conflict.

Town is set to benefit from leisure services takeover says boss

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 29th August 2014

THE company which is set to take over the running of the leisure facilities in Swindon has said it is a positive move for the town.

Vow that Croft Fields and library are safe

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 29th August 2014

THE company set to take over the town’s leisure facilities has moved to reassure residents concerned about the future of some sites.

Come and get fit with new dance craze

This Is Wiltshire: FitSteps at Ridgeway Leisure Centre with Steve Rouse, front

5:30am Friday 29th August 2014

FitSteps, the new dance fitness programme developed by Strictly stars and a famous Olympian, is coming to Swindon for a Prospect Hospice fundraising event which the organiser hopes 200 fleet-footed fitness fans will come along to next weekend.

Adver boys have met their match

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 29th August 2014

THE Adver got their boots on for a grudge match with the Oxford Mail which moved the 160 appeal a step closer to its goal.

From happy feet to the yearly fete

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 29th August 2014

PROSPECT Hospice has a wide range of fundraising events and initiatives to suit all kinds of tastes through the autumn months, starting with its annual garden fete in its grounds in Wroughton on September 6.

Volunteers dig in and spruce up day centre

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 29th August 2014

USERS of a centre for adults with disabilities are loving it after McDonald’s and Swindon Garden Centre spruced up an outdoor learning area.

Revamped store ready for battle

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 29th August 2014

GROWING competition in the supermarket sector across Swindon put the Tesco Extra superstore in Ocotal Way first in line for a programme of nationwide investment across the chain.

Cyber camp spies internet security talents

This Is Wiltshire:

3:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE next generation of the computer security industry was put to the test at cyber camp running at the Defence Academy in Shrivenham.

Proms live on town big screen for another year

This Is Wiltshire: Viewers enjoy the start of the London Olympics opening ceremony on the big screen at Wharf Green

5:30am Friday 29th August 2014

INSWINDON has announced that the Big Screen at Wharf Green will be broadcasting another Last Night of the Proms live for the eighth consecutive year.

Dave to hit the road as weight drops off

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 29th August 2014

WHEN Dave Grainger first walked into Kiss Gym weighing 24 stone he never dreamed a year later he would take on the Swindon half marathon.

Concern over Rabley Wood land swap bid

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

2:57pm Friday 29th August 2014

ACTION for the River Kennet is the latest group to voice its concerns over plans to build 46 homes on land next to Rabley Wood View, Marlborough.

The lifelong dream that crash landed

This Is Wiltshire:

12:59pm Friday 29th August 2014

ON a grey and cloudy Thursday afternoon 20 years ago a group of people are standing on the blustery downs above Swindon. Necks craned, we are keeping an eye out – and indeed an ear out – for the sight or the sound of a distant speck of silver.

Police warning over online illegal weapons after man, 73, buys 200,000v stun gun

This Is Wiltshire: Example of a stun gun.

12:35pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Wiltshire Police are warning of the dangers of buying illegal weapons online after a 73-year-old man bought a 200,000 volt stun gun and pepper spray.

I'm so lucky, says dad in Devizes pub knifing attack

This Is Wiltshire:

12:14pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Knife attack victim Tony Walker has spoken of the night when he was stabbed after stepping in to help a woman who was pushed to the ground outside a Devizes pub.

Old Town care home exposed in damning inspection

This Is Wiltshire: Princess Lodge

10:16am Thursday 28th August 2014

ENFORCEMENT action has been taken against nursing home Princess Lodge Care Centre by the Care Quality Commission after severe failings were exposed in the care it is providing.

Box music festival rocks away the rain

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Revellers rocked to nine hours of music as Box Rocks Festival returned for its 21st anniversary on Monday.

VIDEO: Dramatic Ice Bucket Challenge at Trowbridge Fire Station

This Is Wiltshire:

4:11pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Firefighters at Trowbridge Fire Station are the latest to take part in the ice bucket challenge craze which is currently sweeping the country, after getting drenched for charity today.

Devizes crosses are planted in memory of the fallen

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A moving tribute to soldiers who died in the First World War was paid in Devizes on Sunday morning as people of all ages gathered at the war memorial for the planting of crosses.

Families have a whale of a time at Devizes Festival

This Is Wiltshire:

3:20pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Thousands of people had fun in the sun with a vast array of music and entertainment on the first day of Devizes Carnival street fair on Sunday.

Market Place packed for Devizes Confetti Battle

This Is Wiltshire:

2:58pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Crowds gathered in Market Place last night for the annual Confetti Battle.

Wiltshire PCC speaks out about Rotherham sexual abuse scandal

This Is Wiltshire:

2:26pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WILTSHIRE'S Police and Crime Commissioner has spoken out about the South Yorkshire PCC's decision to stay in post despite being accused of failing to act on warnings of sexual abuse of children.

Knock on effect will save water

This Is Wiltshire: Experts say the River Kennet should have more wild fish

3:09pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ACTION for the River Kennet is encouraging residents in Marlborough to reduce their water consumption through an initiative next month.







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