PLAY-OFFS 2015: MATCHDAY LIVE

This Is Wiltshire:

1:59pm Sunday 24th May 2015

Join sports reporters Matt Edwards, Dan Barnes and Tom Bassam as they bring you all the events from the League One play-off final between Swindon Town and Preston North End

VIDEO: PLAY-OFFS 2015 - The fans were there... it was the players who didn’t show up

This Is Wiltshire:

11:12pm Sunday 24th May 2015

THE only thing which evaporated faster than Swindon Town’s hopes of promotion was the rate at which its supporters deserted Wembley yesterday evening.

PLAY-OFFS 2015: Robins fans depart for Wembley

This Is Wiltshire:

1:03pm Sunday 24th May 2015

A red sea of supporters enveloped the County Ground today, as loyal Swindon Town fans climbed aboard 14 coaches bound for the Wembley play-off final.

Tow path resurfacing causes waves in Devizes

This Is Wiltshire: Philippa Morgan is upset at the look of the new surface on the tow path. By Diane Vose (DV2235/05)

6:19am Sunday 24th May 2015

HIGHWAYS boss Philip Whitehead has assured canal users in Devizes that a black asphalt put on the tow path is only an under layer.

VIDEO: PLAY-OFFS 2015 - Disappointed fans urge club to go back to drawing board

This Is Wiltshire:

10:36pm Sunday 24th May 2015

FANS making up Swindon Town’s Red Army were left heartbroken as their heroes sunk to a 4-0 defeat in the League One play-off final.

Jailed: Teenage burglar who struggled with householder who confronted him

This Is Wiltshire:

7:54pm Sunday 24th May 2015

A TEENAGER who was caught in a garage attached to a home told the householder he was hungry and homeless – even though he lived around the corner.

PLAY-OFFS 2015: Thousands raised for prostate cancer charity

This Is Wiltshire: Sam Lucas collecting for the charity

7:45pm Sunday 24th May 2015

AS well as goals being scored, the League 1 play-off final saw thousands of pounds raised for Prostate Cancer UK.

A symphony win for Melksham

This Is Wiltshire: Melksham Flower Club members with their silver medal-winning entry at the Malvern Show

3:19pm Sunday 24th May 2015

Melksham Flower Club Achieves at Malvern Spring Show

Fire station visit is a hot favourite with Beckington youngsters

This Is Wiltshire: Springmead School pupils at Trowbridge fire station

3:17pm Sunday 24th May 2015

Springmead School, Beckington

Thank yous give Trowbridge Link driver a lift

This Is Wiltshire: Paula Astle, who retired at the end of May after being a volunteer driver with Trowbridge Link since 1999, with Helen Millgate, to whom she has given lifts through Link throughout that time. At the recent Link AGM, a presentation was made to Mrs Astle. Th

3:12pm Sunday 24th May 2015

The 16th AGM of the Trowbridge Area Community Link Scheme was held in the Usher Room at the Civic Centre.

Inner Wheel Club of Westbury

This Is Wiltshire: President Jean Heath accompanied by Joanna Earney presents the cheque to Fran Lewis

3:03pm Sunday 24th May 2015

INNER WHEEL CLUB OF WESTBURY

Westbury infant pulls bag a fundraising success

This Is Wiltshire: Community events manager Lisa Litterick with the school council at Westbury Infants

3:02pm Sunday 24th May 2015

THE School Council at Westbury Infants have been celebrating after managing to bag themselves £188 towards improvements during playtimes including the purchase of a friendship bench.

Pickling the tastebuds of foodies from Winsley

This Is Wiltshire: Mango Chutney  one of the products  from the company  'In a Pickle'. Pics Trevor Porter 51417 5

11:13am Sunday 24th May 2015

A WINSLEY based pickle and chutney company owner believes that stumbling across her award-winning range by pure accident has been the most rewarding experience of her life.

Royal Wootton Bassett elderly tea party group turns 50

This Is Wiltshire: Carnival celebrities, town crier Owen Collier, Ann Godfrey and Mary Rance at the group's 40th anniversary celebration

11:02am Sunday 24th May 2015

Forty friendly years

Artist Ann Swan's visit to Rowde Academy

This Is Wiltshire: Artist Ann Swan with Rowde Academy pupil Austin Bowler and his strawberry drawing

10:38am Sunday 24th May 2015

CHILDREN at Rowde Academy got the chance to draw with a professional last week when botanical artist Ann Swan came to give a lesson on drawing a strawberry.

Devizes cadets in ten tor hike feat

10:31am Sunday 24th May 2015

Ten Tors Challenge, Dartmoor 2015

Cross Manufacturing workers run marathon in memory of Devizes colleague

This Is Wiltshire: Simon Gilbert

10:02am Sunday 24th May 2015

MORE than £4,000 has been raised by two Cross Manufacturing employees who ran the London Marathon last month in memory of colleague Terry Jeske.

PLAY-OFFS 2015: Fans mob STFC legend Lee Peacock

This Is Wiltshire:

10:49pm Sunday 24th May 2015

FANS mobbed Swindon Town legend Lee Peacock before the play-off final.

Fire breaks out in Cricklade Road workshop

This Is Wiltshire: Firefighters attend a call in Southampton, fire engine appliance. Tuesday 3rd February 2015. (21723756)

3:00pm Sunday 24th May 2015

A fire which broke out at a workshop on Cricklade Road this morning took more than two hours to successfully extinguish.

Barclay's Bank robbers nab cash haul in raid

This Is Wiltshire:

6:07pm Sunday 24th May 2015

A GANG of bank thieves are being hunted by police following an early morning raid on a Barclay’s branch in West Swindon.

Making people feel safe and not judged

This Is Wiltshire: Lady Lansdowne has donated the hat she wore to the wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles to Headway as part of the hats for Headway campaign. Pictured are Mark Jennings and centre manager Jane Weston

6:03pm Sunday 24th May 2015

“THE biggest causes of brain injury,” said Jane Weston, “are having a stroke or a head injury. Road traffic accidents are the biggest cause of head injuries but there are falls.

Near miss train operator 'must improve'

This Is Wiltshire:

6:20pm Sunday 24th May 2015

AN IMPROVEMENT notice has been issued to the rail operator whose service narrowly missed a high speed train at Wootton Bassett Junction in March.

Hopes of replacement skatepark

This Is Wiltshire:

5:52pm Sunday 24th May 2015

COUNCIL chiefs say they have asked the developer behind the North Star project to include a skate park in its plans.

Coffee couple set to leave for Copenhagen

This Is Wiltshire:

5:50pm Sunday 24th May 2015

AUSSIE coffee-shop owner Jacky Collyer is making plans to move to Denmark with her husband after the Home Office rejected their appeal to stay in the country.

PLAY-OFFS 2015: Fans look for the positives after Wembley heartache

This Is Wiltshire: STFC Wembley 2015. Second half action from Swindon Town v Preston North End. Swindon Town fans pictured during the second half. Picture Stuart Harrison 24/5/2015. (27024409)

8:56pm Sunday 24th May 2015

A SEA of sad Swindon Town faces filtered out of Wembley Stadium, while Preston’s fans were having a party.

Top national award for autism project

This Is Wiltshire:

6:12pm Sunday 24th May 2015

A PROJECT which healthcare group Seqol helps oversee has won a prestigious award.

Woman airlifted after car ploughs into front of Lidl in Warminster

This Is Wiltshire:

6:21pm Saturday 23rd May 2015

A woman has been airlifted to hospital with suspected life changing injuries after a car collided with the front of a Lidl supermarket in Warminster today.

Explosion heard as gang hit bank in smash and grab

This Is Wiltshire:

5:06pm Saturday 23rd May 2015

A GANG made off from Barclay's bank in West Swindon in the early hours of this morning after setting off an explosion and damaging the cash machines.

Sutton Veny cancer survivor takes on triathlon to thank charity for its support

This Is Wiltshire: Luke Ponsonby in training for the Blenheim Palace Triathlon on June 14 (26654302)

1:46pm Saturday 23rd May 2015

HELICOPTER pilot Luke Ponsonby will be attempting his first triathlon next month in a bid to give back to the charity and hospital that helped him overcome blood cancer.

Beaufort Hunt volunteers on the hunt for missing gelding Josh

This Is Wiltshire:

1:38pm Saturday 23rd May 2015

Beaufort Hunt has experienced an amazing response to its appeals following the mysterious disappearance of a well known horse in its area.

Castle Mead primary School takes part in Barons' Charter Programme

This Is Wiltshire: Castle Mead schools Rowena and Natasha who represent the school at the Trowbridge Youth Parliament with Jenny Marshall of Baron Charter with a Baron Sculpture.Pics Trevor Porter (51438 1)

12:31pm Saturday 23rd May 2015

TROWBRIDGE primary school Castle Mead is one of 15 schools taking part in the Barons’ Charter Programme, with more than 100 pupils involved in designing their very own baron sculpture.

PLAY-OFFS 2015: Now win it for us all!

This Is Wiltshire:

10:39am Saturday 23rd May 2015

SWINDON Town fans have united to wish their heroes luck as they attempt to secure promotion at the home of English football, Wembley.

PLAY-OFFS 2015: Bookies quote generous odds for Swindon as Preston remain favourites

This Is Wiltshire:

10:26am Saturday 23rd May 2015

PRESTON North End remain the warm favourites for tomorrow’s tie with the bookmakers, but Town supporters may want to take advantage of some of the generous odds that are being offered.

Dustcart leads much-loved Ciro's final journey

This Is Wiltshire: Funeral of Ciro Cinquegrani  at Holy Rood Church. His hearse from Holy Rood to Kingsdown was led by dustcart.
Pic - gv
Date 22/5/15
Pic By Dave Cox (26917999)

3:50pm Friday 22nd May 2015

A DUSTCART leading a hearse slowed traffic towards the Kingsdown Cemetery today as Ciro ‘Cyril’ Cinquegrani made the journey to his final resting place.

Swindon restaurant is a shadow of its former self

This Is Wiltshire:

5:47pm Friday 22nd May 2015

MICHELLE TOMPKINS finds things are not what they used to be at the Jade Garden oriental restaurant

New mayor makes charity pledges

This Is Wiltshire:

6:15pm Friday 22nd May 2015

THE Mayor of Swindon for the next year, formally selected today, will be Councillor Andrew Bennett.

Figures show drop in truancy from Swindon schools

This Is Wiltshire:

4:50pm Friday 22nd May 2015

TOUGH new measures to cut down on truancy numbers in Swindon schools are proving effective with the latest data showing fewer pupils were absent during the past year.

Westbury Town Crier to hang up bell after 20 years

This Is Wiltshire: Westbury Town Crier Sean Price is hanging up his hat, coat and bell after 20 years service. By Glenn Phillips (49723-1)

5:25am Saturday 23rd May 2015

WESTBURY Town Crier Sean Price will be hanging up his hat and ringing the town’s bell for the last time next month as he is set to retire after 20 years service.

Pickling the tastebuds of foodies from Winsley

This Is Wiltshire: Mango Chutney  one of the products  from the company  'In a Pickle'. Pics Trevor Porter 51417 5

2:02pm Saturday 23rd May 2015

A WINSLEY based pickle and chutney company owner believes that stumbling across her award-winning range by pure accident has been the most rewarding experience of her life.

PLAY-OFFS 2015: Street trader helps make a big noise about Swindon Town

This Is Wiltshire:

10:32am Saturday 23rd May 2015

TOWN centre trader Brian Gibbon is helping Town fans show their true colours at Wembley.

Could you join Cricklade's on-call firefighters?

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Saturday 23rd May 2015

WILTSHIRE Fire & Rescue Service needs more on-call firefighters to give cover through Cricklade and the surrounding villages.

Concerns raised over plans for new substance misuse support service near Trowbridge school

This Is Wiltshire: Proposed location for new addiction support facility at Elizabeth Lodge on the College Estate TrowbridgePics Trevor Porter (51442 1)

6:08pm Friday 22nd May 2015

PLANS for a new substance misuse recovery support service near Clarendon Academy in Trowbridge have been described as “inappropriate” by the head of the school and neighbouring residents.

PLAY-OFFS 2015: No open-top bus parade for Swindon Town if victorious at Wembley

This Is Wiltshire: Town’s victory parade in 1990, when the team won promotion to the then First Division

5:46pm Friday 22nd May 2015

SWINDON Town fans will not get the chance to welcome home their Wembley heroes and share in their success if they win the play-off final on Sunday.

Ten Devizes women walk the walk against breast cancer

This Is Wiltshire: The Nutty Lot, left, and the Sexy Striders, right

6:03pm Friday 22nd May 2015

THREE groups of women from Devizes took on the Moonwalk challenge and between them have raised more than £2,000 for the fight against breast cancer.

PLAY-OFFS 2015: Town supporters frustrated as tickets fail to arrive for Sunday's final

This Is Wiltshire: WEMBLEY BOUND Spencer Challinor who will join his England heroes before the crunch World Cup qualifying game

3:24pm Friday 22nd May 2015

SWINDON Town has issued a statement after some tickets for the club's play-off final failed to arrive.

Delight at good Ofsted report for St Philip's Pre-school

This Is Wiltshire: St Philip's Pre- school who have just received a good Ofsted. Debbie Sawyer (manager) (pictured sitting with pupils)  pictured with staff and pupils. Picture Stuart Harrison 21/5/15. (26799478)

4:38pm Friday 22nd May 2015

INSPECTORS have praised the high quality of care at St Philip’s Pre-School following an inspection.

Wiltshire teams celebrate Ten Tors success

This Is Wiltshire: John of Gaunt's successful team celebrate with their medals after completing the 35-mile trek

5:06pm Friday 22nd May 2015

AFTER being defeated by horrendous weather conditions last year, John of Gaunt pupils battled more high winds and rain to successfully complete the 35-mile Ten Tors Challenge this year.

7,000 cars checked and drug searches carried out during Operation Harness day of action

This Is Wiltshire:

2:12pm Friday 22nd May 2015

MORE than 7,000 cars were checked by Wiltshire Police and three drugs warrants executed yesterday as part of Operation Harness.

Air ambulance money presented in memory of pop legend Dozy

This Is Wiltshire: Dozy's daughter Sarah Smart, widow Yvonne Ward-Davies, paramedic Steve Riddle and Dozy's son Darren Ward-Davies at the presentation. By Trevor Porter (51413)

1:58pm Friday 22nd May 2015

MONEY collected at the funeral of 1960s pop star Trevor Ward-Davies - better known to his fans as Dozy - was presented to Wiltshire Air Ambulance by his family.

Lack of street lighting a factor in death of Melksham woman, inquest hears

This Is Wiltshire: Floral tributes laid at the scene of the crash (26858029)

12:50pm Friday 22nd May 2015

A lack of street lighting was a factor in the death of 31-year-old Cheryl Richards, who was hit by a car as she walked home from a party, a coroner has ruled.









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