Woman pleads guilty to two charges of arson

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

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A WOMAN who started a fire at a house while on bail for arson has been remanded in custody by a judge.

Elderly victim's daughter's shock after thieving carer walks free

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE daughter of an elderly man who was robbed of thousands is shocked by the breach of trust and feels the culprit should have gone to jail.

Snooker players take their cues in aid of disabled boy

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FIVE-year-old boy who has been shut up inside his own world due to a rare illness is on the cusp of a new life after £1,300 was raised towards an intelligent robot which could allow him to communicate with the outside world.

Jailed: Yob who smashed pint glass into man outside Pewsey pub

This Is Wiltshire:

4:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

A man who smashed a beer glass into the head of another drinker outside a Pewsey pub has been jailed for two years and eight months.

Nato summit: Wiltshire Police on high alert as Obama heads along M4

This Is Wiltshire: President Barack Obama speaks about his Promise Zones Initiative, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Promise Zone Initiative is part of a plan to create a better bargain for the middle-class by partnering with l

10:33am Monday 1st September 2014

Wiltshire Police are on high alert along the M4 this week as delegates, including US President Barack Obama, make their way to and from Swindon for the Nato summit in Newport under threat of disruption from activists.

Pedestrian in accident on A303 near Stonehenge dies

This Is Wiltshire: Laster aimed at Wiltshire Air Ambulance

8:59am Monday 1st September 2014

A pedestrian hit by a car on the A303 near Stonehenge on Friday evening has died, police have said.

Bradford's Lorry Watch campaigners help secure 14 prosecutions

This Is Wiltshire: Coun Keith Humphries says awareness of domestic abuse must be raised

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Campaigners determined to stop heavy lorries flouting regulations and driving over Bradford on Avon’s historic bridge have helped secure 14 more prosecutions.

Civic leaders want Chippenham plan revisited

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

CHIPPENHAM councillors are calling for a major rethink on the central Bath Road redevelopment.

Calne to host BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions?

This Is Wiltshire: BBC Radio 4's Any Questions? programme broadcasted live from the Drill Hall in Chepstow.  Pictured is the programme chair Jonathan Dimbleby. (5165146)

8:18pm Monday 1st September 2014

BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? is coming to Calne on Friday, October 10, as part of the town’s Music and Arts Festival.

Still chance to run in Chippenham Half Marathon

This Is Wiltshire: Chippenham Half Marathon winner Sam Humphrey just edged out 13-mile debutant Simon Nott in a sprint finish on Sunday

7:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

MORE than 1,700 people have entered the Chippenham Half Marathon, which takes place on September 7.

Sci-fi characters are centre stage at first two-day Melksham Comic Con

This Is Wiltshire:

5:31pm Monday 1st September 2014

Spiderman, Superman and a steampunk Dalek were among those made an appearance at Melksham Comic Con at the weekend.

Morrisons staff in global bike challenge raise £1.2k

This Is Wiltshire:

4:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

Staff at Morrisons in Westbury have raised £1,277 for charity by taking part in the Round the World Cycle Challenge.

Do you know man caught on CCTV after indecent exposure on train?

This Is Wiltshire:

3:45pm Monday 1st September 2014

British Transport Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to identify and speak to after reports of indecent exposure on a train between Trowbridge and Westbury railway stations.

Outbreak of war marked with tree and plaque in Trowbridge

This Is Wiltshire:

2:43pm Monday 1st September 2014

Residents from Clarendon Avenue in Trowbridge came together for a special First World War commemoration to unveil a plaque and plant an oak tree.

Cheers as Rabley Wood View homes bid thrown out

This Is Wiltshire: Coun Nick Fogg

11:13am Monday 1st September 2014

There were cheers when an application to build 46 houses on land next to Rabley Wood View in Marlborough was thrown out by Wiltshire Council's Eastern Area planning committee.

Thousands line Devizes Carnival route

This Is Wiltshire:

12:38pm Monday 1st September 2014

Thousands lined the Devizes Carnival route as floats and walking entries left The Green.

Bradford's three day walking festival kicks off on Friday

This Is Wiltshire: What's on: Burnley Walking Festival, May 5 - 13

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Outdoor types are being urged to pull on their boots for the Bradford on Avon Walking Festival.

Musical treat as St John residents show off garden and craft skills

This Is Wiltshire: Picture from stock

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Green-fingered residents of The Order of St John Care Trust home will showcase their craftiness at their annual Wiltshire Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show on Wednesday.

Jailed: Former Royal Mail worker who stole items worth £60k

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

5:59pm Monday 1st September 2014

A former Royal Mail worker has been jailed for stealing more than £60,000 worth of jewellery and watches from the company.

Emotional farewell to Calne camp site manager in motorcycle tragedy

This Is Wiltshire:

3:17pm Monday 1st September 2014

There was raw emotion as friends and family of camp site manager Sam Walden said goodbye to the man with an infectious smile and love for life.

Woman suffers serious head injuries in Collingbourne Ducis accident

This Is Wiltshire:

11:40am Monday 1st September 2014

A driver suffered serious head injuries in an accident at Collingbourne Ducis.

Family fete fun raises funds for good causes

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

HUNDREDS of pounds were raised for local charities as the Southbrook Fete brought people from across the community together on Sunday.

Royal Mail worker is jailed for thefts

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

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

A FORMER Royal Mail worker has been jailed for stealing more than £60,000 worth of jewellery and watches from the company.

Bargains galore in return of yard sale

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

OLD Town gardens were transformed into hives of bric-a-brac and bargains as residents brought out their unwanted items for the annual yard sale on Sunday.

Site set aside for grieving travellers

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

HUNDREDS of travellers are expected to arrive in Swindon today to attend a family funeral and will be given access to the vacant Groundwell Park and Ride site.

Flower seller was part of many lives

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

FAMILY tributes have been paid to Beth Howes, a stalwart of Swindon’s market trade for more than 30 years, after she lost her battle with cancer.

Chairman leaves gig on high note

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

CHAIRMAN Keith Newman made this year’s Broad Town Big Gig his last after eight years in charge but he leaves it at its biggest-ever size for a successor.

Swindon peer hits out at treatment of Aysha King's parents

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4:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

LORD Stoddart of Swindon has hit out at the action being taken against the parents of Aysha King, who took him abroad in a bid to secure treatment in Spain which was unavailable on the NHS.

Arctic convoy veteran gets Russian military honour

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

VETERANS of the “worst journey in the world” have been recognised by the Russian government for their efforts in the Arctic Convoys by being awarded the Ushakov Medal.

Critics round on plans for homes and Tesco store

This Is Wiltshire: Hazel Newson, member of Wootton Bassett business association, with mayor Mike Leighfield at the site

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco have submitted a planning application for a new store and hundreds of homes in Royal Wootton Bassett despite fierce opposition from residents.

Support pours in for young Charlie’s cancer fight

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

CHARLIE Allen is still smiling in the face of his battle with leukaemia as family and friends of the five-year-old continue their fundraising efforts.

Driving on past any bumps in the road

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

GORDON Frost, 47, is Thamesdown Transport’s new operations director. His responsibilities include improving services and encouraging more people to use buses. A father of three, he lives with wife Melissa, a social worker, in Telford, but is planning a move to Swindon ONLINE booking, a mobile app to track buses on their way to our stops and ready internet access for all passengers.

Hospital food put to the test

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

THE Great Western Hospital will now be judged on its food as the NHS introduces mandatory standards across the country.

Sisterly love spurs Trowbridge youngster to ride Wiltshire Big Wheel

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

TROWBRIDGE youngster Emily Gunning is taking on the Wiltshire Big Wheel in September to raise money on behalf of her sister who suffers from a rare condition called Smith-Magenis syndrome (SMS).

Meningitis survivor beats odds to cycle in Sainsbury's School Games

This Is Wiltshire:

10:51am Sunday 31st August 2014

TEENAGE paracyclist Lauren Booth has been selected to compete at Sainsbury’s 2014 School Games – a major multi-sport event for elite young athletes.

Pledge your skills to help Rowde activity centre bid

This Is Wiltshire: Rowde Parish Council is supporting calls for a crossing on the Caen Hill dual carriageway

6:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Rowde Parish Council is asking villagers to pledge support for its bid for funding to Sport England to build an activity centre on the village sports field.

Defibrillator at Woodborough social club

This Is Wiltshire: Village has life saving equipment thanks to pub's summer ball

4:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Woodborough's first defibrillator has been installed on the wall at the Social Club in Smithy Lane.

Selwood backs Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Selwood Housing has donated £2,000 to the Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust to help with community activities.

Xbox boost for Devizes Hospital patients

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Devizes Rotary Club is raising money for Green Lane Hospital in the town, which looks after patients with mental health problems.

A final stir of the pan as Marlborough pair make a change

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

After 25 years in Marlborough, caterers Della and Stephen Moran are hanging up their aprons in search of new adventures.

Bradford on Avon Friends of Palestine

This Is Wiltshire:

11:30am Sunday 31st August 2014

Iford Mill was the idyllic setting when 60 people came to hear the experiences of the daily life of Nicola Juha- Moussalam, a 26-year-old Christian Palestinian lawyer from Bethlehem. Newly qualified, he presently has an internship with the Attorney General in Hebron.

Holiday Club provides fun times for children at Shaw school

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

There was fun, friendship and lots to eat and drink for 70 local children, ranging in age from three to 12, at the Holiday Club organised by the churches of Atworth, Shaw and Whitley this month, when Shaw School allowed the use of their grounds and new hall and kitchen.

Man arrested over Olympiad underwear theft

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

10:56am Sunday 31st August 2014

A man, 33, from Sutton Benger has been arrested on suspicion of stealing underwear from a changing rooms of the Olympiad, Chippenham, on July 2 this year.

Dilton Marsh winners show how well gardens grow

This Is Wiltshire:

10:30am Sunday 31st August 2014

Dilton Marsh Flower and Handicraft Show on August 16 was a roaring success with record entries.

It was such a lovely evening in the Trowbridge garden

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Last month – despite threats of thunderstorms Trowbridge Horticultural Society enjoyed a lovely evening at their annual garden party at Victoria Gardens.

Bremhill couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Church verger Derek Kyte and church warden Nancy Kyte are celebrating 60 years of happy marriage today.

The Great Kitten Cake Off at Bradford on Avon

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Bradford on Avon children’s author Anna Wilson has completed her new book to coincide with the popular BBC programme The Great British Bake Off.

Farming diary - Family visit during harvest

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

The autumnal chill has remained over the last week, with a northerly wind dominating the weather.

Hundreds of travellers to arrive at park and ride

This Is Wiltshire: Police speaking to the travellers at the old Groundwell Park and Ride site

9:33am Sunday 31st August 2014

HUNDREDS of travellers are expected to arrive in Swindon today to attend a family funeral and will be given access to the vacant Groundwell Park and Ride site.

Pewsey dad's 106km success is heartfelt

This Is Wiltshire:

8:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

FATHER Andy Bayliss completed a tough 106 kilometre walking challenge on Saturday to raise money for the British Heart Foundation in memory of his unborn son.







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