UPDATE: Crash blocks A342 Nursteed Road in Devizes

This Is Wiltshire:

6:10pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

THE A342 Nursteed Road in Devizes was blocked in both directions at the Brickley Lane junction after a crash involving a lorry and a car.

'Death threat' made to daughter seconds after Alison Connolly fatally stabbed, jury hears

This Is Wiltshire:

4:56pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

A DAUGHTER who watched her mum stabbed to death was moments later threatened she would be next if the accused sisters were jailed, a court heard today.

Traffic to be 'extensively restricted' at Bruce Street Bridges during work

This Is Wiltshire: Pic by Dave Cox .New road layout at Bruce street bridges..Pic - gv.Date 19/12/14. (34715862)

4:00pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

DRIVERS are being urged to avoid Bruce Street Bridges tomorrow or run the risk of being caught up in long delays.

Teenager who set fire to car spared jail

This Is Wiltshire:

9:34am Tuesday 24th November 2015

A TEENAGER who torched a car just weeks after Swindon Borough Council decided not to seek a full ASBO on him has been spared jail.

Campaign to tackle Thamesdown Drive dangers launched

This Is Wiltshire:

3:28pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

A campaign designed to reduce red light running along Thamesdown Drive will step up a gear this Saturday.

Couple stuck in Swindon lift 'dumbfounded' by emergency response in Belfast

This Is Wiltshire: Anne and Donald Barnes were stuck in a lift in Swindon with four others

5:28pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

AN elderly couple who ended their evening out stuck in a lift in the town's new Whalebridge car park on Sunday night say they were 'dumbfounded' when they rang the emergency number only to find they were speaking to someone in Belfast.

Alexander Appeal: Youngster to get life-saving treatment following successful fundraising

This Is Wiltshire:

5:29pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

TWO-YEAR-OLD Alexander Vinson will fly out to America on Monday for life-saving treatment following an appeal to raise £150,000.

Tearful Corsham mum tells of son's pond death

This Is Wiltshire:

4:14pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

MUM Hannah Vaughan broke down in tears as she told an inquest of the moment she found her adventurous four-year-old son Harley Barnes face down in a pond after he wandered off to feed horses.

Bonfire night turns sour for boy, 11, as Manchester United coat stolen

This Is Wiltshire:

3:57pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

AN 11-YEAR-OLD boy was pushed into a puddle and his Manchester United coat stolen.

UPDATE: Person hit by train - GWR warns passengers to expect delays

This Is Wiltshire:

1:49pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

Passengers travelling on Great Western Railway services between London and the West were warned to expect delays this afternoon after a person was hit by a train.

Swindon terrorist attack report a fake, say police

This Is Wiltshire:

1:49pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

REPORTS of a terrorist attack in Swindon involving multiple casualties are completely false, say police.

UPDATE: Crash on A4312 delays traffic

This Is Wiltshire:

1:48pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

TRAFFIC was reported to be delayed after a crash between two cars on the A4312.

MP's aide accused of pool table sex with disgraced Tory party activist resigns

This Is Wiltshire: India Brummitt

10:51am Tuesday 24th November 2015

DEVIZES MP Claire Perry has spoken exclusively to the Gazette about the furore surrounding her aide India Brummitt who is said to have had sex on a pool table with disgraced Tory party activist Mark Clarke.

New Devizes urgent care centre to open in 2017

This Is Wiltshire: Claire Perry with Simon Truelove and Dr Richard Sandford-Hill

10:17am Tuesday 24th November 2015

HEALTH campaigners from across the political divide were celebrating on Monday when official confirmation was given that an urgent care centre is to be built in Devizes.

'Bigger cuts faced by Wiltshire Police than other forces'

This Is Wiltshire:

10:03am Tuesday 24th November 2015

WILTSHIRE Police is spending £5m less on frontline officers than its peers against a backdrop of £14.3m less central and local government funding, according to a new report.

Don't be complacent about terror attacks threat, police tell Wiltshire people

This Is Wiltshire: New Police inspector for Devizes, Nick Mawson pictured in Devizes market place

9:32am Tuesday 24th November 2015

PEOPLE in Wiltshire have been warned not to be complacent about the risk of terror attacks in the county.

Hundreds pay respects at funeral of much-loved musician

This Is Wiltshire:

8:48am Tuesday 24th November 2015

THE uplifting music of Paul Griffiths rang out from Christ Church in Old Town yesterday as hundreds of people filled the church to bursting point to bid farewell to a beloved musician, father, brother, husband and friend.

Thieves break into cars in Marlborough

This Is Wiltshire:

8:59pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

MORE cars have been broken into in Marlborough and police are reminding people to not leave valuables on display.

Aldbourne couple stuck in lift 'dumbfounded' by emergency response in Belfast

This Is Wiltshire: Anne and Donald Barnes were stuck in a lift in Swindon

8:31pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

AN elderly couple from Aldbourne who ended their evening out stuck in a Swindon lift say they were 'dumbfounded' when they rang the emergency number only to find they were speaking to someone in Belfast.

Man, 50, who tried to get teenage girl to engage in sex acts spared jail

This Is Wiltshire:

6:35pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

A 50-year-old dad who tried to get a vulnerable young girl to engage in sexual activity has walked free from court.

Is your car stopping a fire engine from getting to an emergency?

This Is Wiltshire: Fire crews in Marlborough are concerned about parking in the town causing obstructions when they are rushing to an emergency. This truck was trying to get down Orchard Road. Pics by Diane Vose DV2698/17.

5:59pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

BAD parking is delaying firefighters in Marlborough getting to emergencies so they have launched a campaign urging drivers to be more considerate.

MPs will support extending ISIL fight to Syria

This Is Wiltshire: South Swindon's Robert Buckland and North Swindon's Justin Tomlinson

5:54pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

LOCAL MPs have said they will support any proposals to take military action against ISIL in Syria.

Anxious wait for songwriter Jamie R Hawkins ahead of UK Songwriting Contest results

This Is Wiltshire: Singer songwriter Jamie R Hawkins.

5:52pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

JAMIE R Hawkins credits the UK Songwriting Contest with helping him launch his career after his debut entry bowled over the judges in the folk and acoustic category four years ago.

Bail for man, 42, who admits GBH at town hotel

This Is Wiltshire:

5:11pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

A 42-year-old man who carried out a serious assault in a town centre hotel has been released on bail by a judge.

BAFTA winning designer helps set up Bradford on Avon Christmas tree

This Is Wiltshire: Launch of BOA lions Christmas tree.. After the controversial design of last years Christmas tree fomer Mayor John Potter was taking no chances this year and called on friend  set designer Bill Laslett a BAFTA award winner to design the decoration of the T

4:54pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

CHRISTMAS tree designers for Bradford on Avon have called on the help of a BAFTA winning designer to brighten up the town with its new Christmas tree in Westbury Gardens.

Princess Royal guest of honour at 30th anniversary conference of the Medical Equestrian Association

This Is Wiltshire: The Princess Royal meets with MEA members at the conference.

4:52pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

LEADING medical staff were treated to a royal reception for the anniversary conference of a group that has been providing emergency cover at equestrian events for three decades.

Tribute to 97-year-old crash victim who lived life to the full

This Is Wiltshire:

4:48pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

A VIBRANT person with a lust for life is how the family of car crash victim Helen Walker-Brown, 97, will fondly remember her.

Inquiry into 100 Wroughton homes starts

This Is Wiltshire: Pic by Dave Cox
Plans go on show at The White Hart pub for 100 houses at Berkeley Farm , Wroughton.
Pic - gv
Date 14/5/14 (33592337)

4:45pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

A PUBLIC inquiry into plans to build 100 homes at Berkeley Farm in Wroughton got underway on Tuesday in the council chambers.

Three Kings and Camels to lead Calne Lantern Parade ahead of Lights Switch-On

This Is Wiltshire: Calne Xmas lantern and lights parade. Picture by Siobhan Boyle SMB227/6

3:19pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

CALNE'S annual Lantern Parade will be led by Three Kings and their Camels from the traditional Nativity story this Saturday (Nov28).

Hair-raising success for father and son team

This Is Wiltshire: Steven and Joshua Goldsworthy of Goldsworthy's Hairdressing on Catherine Street who have both enjoyed recent successes. Picture by Thomas Kelsey.

3:10pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

BRITAIN’S Next Top Models can hold their heads a little higher thanks to the creative efforts of a Swindon hairdresser who will appear on our TV screens in the New Year.

Souper prize for New Covent Garden Soup Company competition winner

This Is Wiltshire: Children Josie, Rufus, Will and husband Adam accompanied Hannah to collect her prize - a new Mini cabriolet.

2:32pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

A MUM of four is now the proud owner of a souper new set of wheels after winning a nationwide competition.

Man facing third winter in a tent appeals for help

This Is Wiltshire: Darren Wiggins Bushman.. Darren Wiggins nicknamed Bushman after living in a tent for three years . Pics Trevor Porter 52124 5. (46468649)

1:40pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

HOMELESS Darren Wiggins is facing his third winter sleeping in a tent on a piece of wasteland in Calne.

Don't be fooled by bogus websites ahead of Black Friday, warn police

This Is Wiltshire:

11:04am Tuesday 24th November 2015

AS the mad dash for knock-down electrical goods approaches with the arrival of Black Friday this week police are warning people not to get baffled by bogus websites.

Dog survives fire started by roast potatoes

This Is Wiltshire:

9:23am Tuesday 24th November 2015

A SMALL dog was left locked in a Cricklade home as roast potatoes set fire to the kitchen.

£1.3k bill for tipping soil at Oasis

This Is Wiltshire:

9:14am Tuesday 24th November 2015

BAD advice at a Swindon recycling centre has landed Daniel Sokolowski with a bill of £1,300 after he was caught fly-tipping soil at a major leisure centre.

Charity opens new employment skills hub in Trowbridge

This Is Wiltshire: Dr Andrew Murrison opens the new Julian House Skills Hub in Trowbridge with Chief Executive Peter Denning .Pics by Diane Vose DV2709/04

9:14pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

A NEW skills hub at the Julian House bike workshop in Trowbridge opened its doors last week which will help adults improve their chances of employment.

Craft fair tribute to popular Swindon 999 driver

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

A FUNDRAISING event in memory of popular Swindon ambulance driver Wallace ‘Wally’ Standing will take place at the StoweAway, Wichelstowe, on Saturday.

Traditional candlelit bazaar to make Devizes sparkle

This Is Wiltshire: Omnes Ad Unum Devizes with some of the raffle prizes for their Christmas Bazaar and Tree Festival at St John's.  L-r are Marjie Pook, Michael Sanders and Sue Tovey.Siobhan Boyle (SMB760/2). (47153618)

3:20pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

YULE tide will be given a magical feel in Devizes when a candlelit bazaar and Christmas tree festival light up St John's Church.

Thousands expected to turn out for Devizes lantern parade and light switch-on

This Is Wiltshire: Exotic lanterns in Devizes

2:55pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

THOUSANDS of people of all ages will take to the streets of Devizes tomorrow evening (Friday) to watch the annual lantern procession and Christmas light switch-on.

Mum hands over cash to get stolen bike back for devastated son

This Is Wiltshire:

1:15pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

A MOTHER has hit out at thieves who stole her son’s bike after she was forced to pay to get it back.

Malmesbury pupils' stitch in time for shoebox appeal

This Is Wiltshire: St Josephs' School pupils with some of their knitting

12:21pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

YOUNGSTERS in Malmesbury have been bitten by the knitting bug and have produced scores of scarves, hats and gloves for people in need.

Tribute fund in memory of tragic Devizes hairdresser Kelly

This Is Wiltshire: Kelly Ross with her children Ruby and Jack

11:45am Tuesday 24th November 2015

FAMILY of Devizes hairdresser Kelly Ross, who died from cancer aged just 32, have set up a tribute fund in her memory to raise money for the hospital where she was treated.

£1k donation boosts Christmas Care shelter funds

This Is Wiltshire:

11:24am Tuesday 24th November 2015

CHRISTMAS Care has been boosted by a £1,000 donation from Swindon Moose just before a meeting appealing for more volunteers to get involved.

Drink-driver had beer glass by car seat and 3 other police incidents

This Is Wiltshire: Police demonstrating breathalyser equipment on a motorist

10:47am Tuesday 24th November 2015

POLICE followed a vehicle they saw bounce off a kerb in the Purton area and eventually arrested the driver on suspicion of drink-driving having found a half-empty pint glass by his seat.

Can council take on more services?

This Is Wiltshire: Permission has been given to build 61 houses off Ermin Street, close to Blunsdon. Parish Council Chairman Ian Jankinson has broadly welcomed the outcome

8:30pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

RESIDENTS in Blunsdon St Andrew's parish are being asked for their opinions on plans to take on extra services.

Rebranding is icing on the cake for Devizes bakery

This Is Wiltshire: Hayden's Bakery, Devizes relaunch, MD John Larsen pictured front.Siobhan Boyle (SMB757/4). (47149434)

3:45pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

ONE of Devizes' biggest employers was celebrating this week at the launch of its re-branding.

New-look McDonald's open again after £400k revamp

This Is Wiltshire:

5:58pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

A FAST-FOOD restaurant has been given a new look as it continues to contribute to the Swindon economy.

Fiona Caine helps solve your problems

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

I thought he loved me as much as I loved him, but once we had spilt I realised he had really been using me as a doormat.

Graham Carter says: Cool for cats is not in Alfie's vocabulary

This Is Wiltshire:

4:07pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

WE’RE exhausted. You’d be exhausted too if your house had been hit by a whirlwind.

Swindon families gather at tribute service for lost loved ones

This Is Wiltshire:

3:58pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

BEREAVED families joined together in remembrance at the weekend as funeral directors AE Smith and Sons invited their clients to a special service.


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