Queues turn up at revamped Pewsey Heritage Centre

This Is Wiltshire: Pewsey Belles

8:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Visitors flocked to the Pewsey Heritage Centre for a glimpse of its revamped displays at the reopening on Saturday.

Stand-off over Bradford on Avon’s traffic scheme

7:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Bradford on Avon’s Historic Core Zone continued to divide opinion when it was raised at the annual town meeting on Tuesday.

Welcome to malmesbury graffiti zoo

This Is Wiltshire: street artist Luke Hollingworth poses with one of his murals at Burnham House

7:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A dinosaur that children can walk on a lead, a bull elephant and a black rhino are among the spectacles at Malmesbury’s makeshift zoo, created by graffiti artist Luke Hollingworth.

Rowde pavilion will be replaced

6:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Rowde Parish Council has agreed to produce plans to replace the ageing pavilion on the sports field.

Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

6:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Trowbridge shop M&Co will be holding a fashion show in aid of Relate next Friday at 7.30pm at St James Hall.

Turnaround in Devizes pub’s fortunes with new boss

This Is Wiltshire: From left, Charlotte Goddard, Monty Hadrill and Grant Angell behind the pumps at The Bell By The Green                              (PM1181) By PAUL MORRIS

5:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

The new man in charge of The Bell by the Green is keeping his fingers crossed for warm weather this Easter to make the most of a revamp of the pub’s garden.

Tanzania is the ‘marathon’ aim for Warminster pupil

This Is Wiltshire: Jacob Blood, right, accompanied by his mum’s partner Pete Gale on the alternative marathon                   (49314)

5:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

While runners were taking on the London Marathon on Sun-day, one pupil from Kingdown School in Warminster set himself his own marathon challenge to raise money for an expedition to Tanzania.

Box landscaped gardens open

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Eight acres of landscaped gardens in Box will be open to visitors on Wednesday, April 23.

Major improvements to A350 starting soon

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A £2.7m scheme to improve traffic flow on the congested A350, north of Chippenham, starts later this month.

Families in Bowerhill to fight games area plan

This Is Wiltshire: David Gazzard, front, and neighbours are campaigning against a multi-use games area         (49326-1)

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Families in Bowerhill say they will campaign against the parish council’s plans for a new play area, which they fear will increase anti-social behaviour.

Company vows to work with people worried by effect of road closures in Grittleton area

This Is Wiltshire: The bridge repair work at Dauntsey Lock and

3:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Network Rail is placing a liaison officer in County Hall in Trowbridge after coming under fire for disruption caused by electrification work in Wiltshire.

Trowbridge golden wall of sunflowers to mark 50 years

This Is Wiltshire: Bridging the generations with sunflowers

3:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Trowbridge Town Council is supporting Trowbridge in Bloom to celebrate the 50th anniversary of RHS Britain in Bloom this year by planting sunflowers in Poet’s Corner behind the Civic Centre.

Teen backed Barlow as part of choir

This Is Wiltshire: Merryn Phillips, 15, of Hilperton, was part of a backing choir for Gary Barlow’s recent concert in Cardiff

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Teenager Merryn Phillips has been inspired to aim high, after singing live with superstar Gary Barlow.

Grants given out to groups

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

MORE than £3,500 has been awarded to nine local causes by Corsham Town Council.

Police appeal for witnesses after body found in canal at Devizes

This Is Wiltshire: The scene of this morning's discovery

1:16pm Friday 18th April 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after the body of a 44-year-old man was discovered in the Kennet and Avon canal in Devizes this morning.

Marlborough pupils’ work sold in book

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

POEMS and stories by more than 100 young Marlborough writers have been published in a book.

Women unite in World Walk day

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Bratton WI will be joining in Women Walk the World day on May 1 by doing two walks around the village to raise money for the Associated Countrywomen of the World.

Warminster firefighters rescue girl

This Is Wiltshire: Watch manager Chris Trimby

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Firefighters had to rescue an 11-year-old girl from Warminster Park last Tuesday, after her leg became trapped in the play equipment.

Gastard village granted audience with the council

This Is Wiltshire: Committee members John Varney and Debbie Anstis, front, with Allan Swain and Mike Holt in Gastard Village Hall

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A Crucial £10,000 grant to the Gastard Village Hall restoration appeal was the highlight of Corsham Town Council’s first meeting on the road on Monday.

Relax in style over afternoon tea near Warminster

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

AS A taster of what will be on offer at the Deverills Festival of Performing Arts, enjoy afternoon tea and jazz today (Friday) in the orangery at The George, Longbridge Deverill, south of Warminster.

Trowbridge cat safely back at home

This Is Wiltshire: Tramp the cat is now back with his family

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Tramp the cat is safe and well and back with his family in Hilperton, after the person who took him from the pavement near his home on Marsh Road earlier this week realised their error.

Calne beauty finalist’s hopes for charity

This Is Wiltshire: Miss Wiltshire finalist Annaleaz Dolman

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Miss Wiltshire finalist Annaleaz Dolman, from Calne, will raise money for the pageant’s charity Beauty with a Purpose during an event on April 18.

Promise to screen planned solar park from view in Seend

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Developers of a proposed solar farm in Seend say it will be screened from view.

DW canoeists make swift get away after race delay

This Is Wiltshire: Competitors get off to a flying start on the Kennet and Avon

10:54am Friday 18th April 2014

Competitiors in the Devizes to Westminster canoe race were champing at the bit to get away from Devizes Wharf this morning after the start was delayed because of the discovery of a body in the canal.

Burst main leaves 30 houses without water in Dixon Street

This Is Wiltshire: Burst main leaves 30 houses without water in Dixon Street

10:57am Friday 18th April 2014

THIRTY houses were without water in Dixon Street today, with streams flowing across surrounding roads after a main burst outside Swindon Moravian Church last night.

Police investigation launched after body found in Devizes canal

This Is Wiltshire: Police carry the body from the water

10:36am Friday 18th April 2014

A police investigation is underway after the body of a man was discovered in the Kennet and Avon canal in Devizes this morning.

Motorcyclist airlifted after crash in Calne

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

10:05am Friday 18th April 2014

A man in his 30s riding a motorcycle along Porte Marsh Road in Calne was airlifted to hospital on Wednesday at 5.14pm after an accident involving a car.

Little Chalfield solar farm in Developers say ‘lessons learnt’

This Is Wiltshire: MP James Gray and his wife Philippa live near the proposed site of a solar farm in Little Chalfield

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Developers behind a proposed 20.2 hectare solar farm in Little Chalfield insist they have learnt lessons from other local sites, amid growing concern over the cumulative effect of the Wiltshire solar ‘gold rush’.

New deputy mayor wins Calne council vote

This Is Wiltshire: New deputy mayor wins Calne council vote

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Calne town councillor Howard Marshall was voted in as deputy mayor for 2014/15 on Monday.

Investigation underway after body of man found in Devizes canal

This Is Wiltshire: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

9:59am Friday 18th April 2014

AN investigation is underway after the body of a male was discovered in the Kennet and Avon canal in Devizes this morning.

Pampering for hospice with Marlborough fashion show

This Is Wiltshire: Amateur models took to the catwalk in Marlborough to raise money for Dorothy House

9:13am Friday 18th April 2014

A day of pampering and fashion helped raise money for Dorothy House at Marlborough Town Hall on Sunday.

End of road for Trowbridge bypass plan

This Is Wiltshire: Campaign for a Better Trowbridge members, from left, are Michael Walter, Roger Evans, Jenny Raggett, Nigel Williams, Richard Covington and Ken McCall Photo: Glenn Phillips  (49328)

9:28am Friday 18th April 2014

Members of Campaign for a Better Trowbridge said they are delighted that the saved eastern Westbury bypass policy has been removed in proposed modifications to the Wiltshire Core Strategy.

Breaking news DW canoeists wait for go-ahead as police investigate body in canal

This Is Wiltshire: Police carry the body from the water

8:53am Friday 18th April 2014

The start of the Devizes to Westminster canoe race has been delayed after a man's body was found in the canal, 100 metres from the start line.

Bradford on Avon in the grip of traffic gridlock

This Is Wiltshire: James Sullivan-Tailyour, owner of The Swan Hotel, monitors the jams and loss of business during the current roadworks

8:50am Friday 18th April 2014

Businesses hit by the Christmas floods in Bradford on Avon are being hammered again this Easter because of roadworks that have shut the main road through town.

Breaking news Discovery of body delays start of Devizes to Westminster canoe race

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

8:05am Friday 18th April 2014

The start of the Devizes to Westmister canoe race has been delayed after the body of a man was found 100 metres from the start line at Devizes Wharf.

Jobs at risk at Trowbridge baby food firm

This Is Wiltshire: Jobs at risk at Trowbridge baby food firm

7:00am Friday 18th April 2014

More than 30 jobs are at risk at Trowbridge-based Danone Baby Nutrition.

Wiltshire's wind farm proximity policy blown away

This Is Wiltshire: Rowena Quantrill and Sophy Fearnley-Whittingstall, of the Clean Energy Alliance, have welcomed a ruling that a council could not impose a 1.2km separation distance between wind turbines and homes

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Green energy campaigners are celebrating after the inspector ordered Wiltshire Council to delete its policy on wind farms from the Core Strategy.

Cathedral’s popular Director of Music to give organ recital

This Is Wiltshire: Salisbury City Race 2013

8:22am Friday 18th April 2014

David Halls, Salisbury Cathedral’s Director of Music, gives the second recital in this year’s organ recital series on the Cathedral’s Famous Father Willis organ on Wednesday 30 April at 7.30pm, performing the exciting programme he recently recorded with Priory Records on the organ at St Wilfrid’s Church, Harrogate, where he had been Assistant Organist for a few years before attending university. It includes works by English, French, German and Spanish composers dating from the 17th century through to the present day.

Couple tell of horror at river death discovery

This Is Wiltshire: Phill Clough at the spot where he found Helen Jones’ body

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

WEDDING guest Helen Lesley Jones has been named as the woman found dead in a Glouces-tershire river at the weekend.

Bikers all revved up for parking victory

This Is Wiltshire: Lee Grayson and Nicky Howard joined the protest in the Asda car park

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

BIKERS have won a victory in the battle over parking spaces after staging a peaceful protest outside Asda Walmart.

Let’s not forget the true meaning of Easter

This Is Wiltshire: Rev Canon John Cunningham is promoting the true meaning of Easter at Holy Rood Catholic Church

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

FOR some Easter is a time to enjoy an extended break and feast on chocolate but for others it holds far greater significance.

The £40,000 benefit scam

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

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

A COUPLE who plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits by setting up a bogus claim have walked free from court.

Caring for carers plays a vital role

This Is Wiltshire: Jo Hyde, Carer Support Nurse from the Family Support Team

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

BEHIND almost every person living with a life limiting illness is a family member who has dedicated their life to looking after them.

Choc-a-block with some tasty treats

This Is Wiltshire: Kevin and Kasia Polewka Mendes, right, locate chocolate rewards at  the Easter bunny Trail at the Steam Museum

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

EGGS of all varieties have been enjoyed by children, adults and even animals over the Easter break.

Give your views on the future of Stratton

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

STRATTON St Margaret Parish Council is asking residents for ideas on the future development of their community.

New road may leave villagers stranded

This Is Wiltshire: Wanborough residents are worried that if a relief road goes ahead it will leave them islolated

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

RESIDENTS in Wanborough fear that a new road to ease traffic from the Eastern Villages development will segregate them from the rest of the village.

Wiltshire's bluebells flowering much earlier than last year, says Woodland Trust

This Is Wiltshire: A good showing of bluebells in West Wood, Lockeridge, in 2012

12:10am Friday 18th April 2014

Bluebells are flowering much earlier than in last year's cold spring, with peak displays expected in time for Easter, the Woodland Trust said today.

Stolen plaque may still be in the town

This Is Wiltshire: Noel Ponting outside the site of the former Even Swindon School where his great grandfather Henry Day was headteacher. A plaque dedicated to him has gone missing from the site of the former school

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

A RODBOURNE resident may be harbouring the stolen 96-year-old plaque dedicated to Even Swindon School’s first headteacher, according to relative Noel Ponting.

Having last laugh on a cruel trickster

This Is Wiltshire: Enjoyng every minute of life, members of Swindon Stroke Support Group. Pictured are Peter Berrisford, sitting, back – left to right – Lilian Monk, Gerold Stephenson, Shirley Sofflet, Jackie Hirst, Pat Berrisford, John Messenger, Ivor Hancock and Lin H

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

IF stroke were a person, it’d be one of those nasty practical jokers.

Jo aspires to cross the Channel in relay

This Is Wiltshire: Jo Blount training for open water swimming

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

SWIMMER Jo Blount hopes to take a step closer to crossing the Channel solo as part of a charity relay event from Dover to Calais this summer.







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