Medals for transplant pair

This Is Wiltshire:

8:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWO young athletes in Chippenham and Calne have won sporting medals after undergoing major organ transplants.

Market Lavington teen climbs three peaks

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

7:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Teenager Oliver Bird has raised more than £1,000 for charity by completing the Three Peaks Challenge.

Mystery over fate of Pear Tree Inn as celebrity chef Marco 'walks away'

This Is Wiltshire: Marco Pierre White

6:37pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Mystery surrounds the future of The Pear Tree Inn owned by celebrity chef Marco Pierre White, with it appearing that he is about to sell the Whitley eatery.

Fun as Devizes park is packed out

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

RAIN didn’t stop play as people turned out in droves for Devizes Carnival’s opening event, Picnic in the Park, at Hillworth Park on Sunday.

New Wiltshire website to help in search for work

This Is Wiltshire: Jane Scott

5:39pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Residents looking to enter the job market have received a boost through a new website from Wiltshire Council.

Three taken to hospital after carriage of Longleat train overturns

This Is Wiltshire:

4:18pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A fire crew from Westbury and a crew from Warminster went to Longleat Safari Park today, after the rear carriage of the park’s railway train overturned this afternoon.

Judo medallist joins Devizes Camp Xtra

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Commonwealth silver medallist Tom Reed returned to his old school on Friday to help inspire the next generation of young athletes.

Wiltshire police invite you to keep in touch

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A NEW initiative aimed at tackling crime and anti-social behaviour while also keeping the public abreast of police matters in their area was launched in Malmesbury and Pewsey this week.

Can you help coroner find Liden man's next of kin?

This Is Wiltshire: Chepstow woman died after exposure to asbestos - inquest

1:54pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Coroner's Office for Wiltshire and Swindon are appealing for the public's help in locating the next of kin of a man who died last week.

Westbury's restored war memorial is rededicated

This Is Wiltshire:

8:37am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The rededication of Westbury’s war memorial at All Saints Church took place on Sunday.

There's no mistaking it's Bradford on Avon now

This Is Wiltshire:

8:29am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Visitors travelling to Bradford on Avon by train will get a clear welcome to the town after a new 3-D sign on the station’s bank was unveiled by the mayor on Monday.

Man on bail for drunken hammer attack jailed after taxi incident

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

8:20am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A thug who knocked a man unconscious after following him in a taxi from Chippenham to Melksham has been jailed for 14 months.

Wounding trial: Former Devizes bouncer denies knife was his

This Is Wiltshire:

8:08am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A former bouncer who says he was stabbed outside a Devizes pub told a jury how he saw Lee Turner, 26, reach for his back pocket as they fought in the street.

Corsham teenager aces A-levels in spite of dad’s death the day before final exam

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The mother of Corsham School A-level pupil Emma Simonsen has spoken of her pride in her daughter after she gained top results despite the death of her father the day before her last exam.

Work on new outdoor Devizes skate park under way

This Is Wiltshire: Chris Huzzey, Sue Huzzey and Aaron Marlow with plans for the skate park

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Work on the new outdoor Devizes skate park at the sports pitches at Green Lane is under way.

Woman's plea after Regent Circus accident

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

CHANGES need to be made to the pedestrian crossings in Regent Circus before someone is seriously injured, according to a woman who was knocked down by a car there yesterday.

Bugsy Malone 2014 meets Bugsy Malone 1994

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWENTY years after the Wyvern Theatre launched its first Summer Youth Project hundreds of youngsters will tomorrow grace the boards in Bugsy Malone.

A sad farewell to much-loved Anne

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Arkell family has paid tribute to Anne Arkell, the mother of chairman James and the wife of former chairman Peter, after she died earlier this month.

Big stars swing in to back ‘Mr Jazz’

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A BENEFIT concert tonight for Swindon’s ‘Mr Jazz’ will be one of the biggest the town has seen.

Day of reckoning for GCSE students

This Is Wiltshire:

6:22pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THOUSANDS of teenagers are waking up this morning to open the results of the GCSE exams they took earlier this summer.

Petition started after death of new mother

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

EMMA Cadywould’s tragic death could yet generate a petition signed by tens of thousands of people which might transform care and treatment for postnatal depression across the country.

Surprised burglar runs off with cash

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HOME intruder was scared away from the scene of a burglary in the early hours of Saturday in Chiseldon – but not before making off with cash that had been left in the home.

Park plan is approved after history of delays

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

RIVERMEAD will soon have its long-awaited skate park after Swindon Council officially signed off £65,000 for its construction this week.

Police exhausted by shift patterns

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

CUTBACKS at Wiltshire Police are pushing officers to the limit of their capabilities, with complaints of exhaustion and fatigue on the job triggering a new force-wide survey this week.

Rail price rises are branded unfair

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEW Year train fares are due to jump yet again – with a 3.5 per cent price hike announced yesterday with the most recent inflation figures.

Illegal tobacco for pocket money prices

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

PEOPLE who buy illegal tobacco are helping to fund dangerous criminal gangs, according to the acting director of public health for Swindon.

Racehorse trainer succeeds in appeal against council

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

RACEHORSE breeder and trainer Colin Rogers has won an appeal against Wiltshire Council to build dedicated stables at Braydon Fields Farm.

Young citizens have hard work endorsed

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS were given the opportunity to impress a leading politician yesterday with their community work for the National Citizen Service.

Man denies knifing in fight outside pub

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A former bouncer who says he was stabbed by Swindon man Lee Turner told a jury how he saw him reach for his back pocket as they fought in the street.

Brian made the nudes big-time

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

“ON this day in 1957,” the Advertiser dutifully reported a couple of Saturdays ago, “Brian F Hamley of Southampton Street, Swindon caught an 8lb 4oz bronze bream in Queen’s Park.

The fantastic life

This Is Wiltshire:

5:41pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

The rail worker who was ‘better than Hemingway’

Former rugby star to speak at charity dinner

This Is Wiltshire:

10:28am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Rotary Club of Swindon Phoenix will hold a Charity Sporting Dinner on October 11 at the Marriott Hotel in Pipers Way.

Tracking down rail treasure

10:23am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Swindon and Cricklade Railway’s annual children’s treasure hunt takes place on Bank Holiday weekend.

Free booklet offers advice on child health

This Is Wiltshire:

10:11am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A free booklet aimed at helping new parents decide on the best treatment for their children when they become unwell or have an accident has been launched by NHS Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group and Swindon Council.

Three men sought in connection with assault

This Is Wiltshire:

9:59am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Swindon.

Appeal to help kids in Gaza

This Is Wiltshire:

5:49pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE trustees of a local charity are appealing for funds to give specialised trauma counselling to the peers of two schoolchildren killed in Gaza.

Victim calls for changes to Regent Circus crossings after being knocked down

This Is Wiltshire:

10:37am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A WOMAN hit by a car in Regent Circus this morning was able to walk away from the scene, but fears pedestrians may not be so lucky in the future.

Pedestrian hit near Regent Circus

This Is Wiltshire:

9:54am Tuesday 19th August 2014

POLICE and paramedics are currently attending an incident near the Regent Circus development following a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian.

New study into effects of shift working on police in Wiltshire

This Is Wiltshire: Police appeal after swan is found shot in Widnes

5:38pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A study into the effects that shift working has on police in Wiltshire was launched by Wiltshire Police Federation -  the staff association that represents rank and file police officers - today.

Devizes MP under pressure to defend soaring train fares

This Is Wiltshire: Devizes MP Claire Perry at Pewsey station this morning

5:52pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Devizes MP Claire Perry was under pressure this week in her role as transport minister to defend soaring train fares.

Family conducts itself well

This Is Wiltshire: Malmesbury Abbey

7:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THERE will be a distinct family flavour at a choral concert at Malmesbury Abbey on Saturday evening.

Miniature railway to run at Bulkington on bank holiday

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

7:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

The Great Bulkington Railway will be open to the public for train rides on Monday from 1-4.30pm.

Study launched into police officer fatigue

This Is Wiltshire:

5:32pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Wiltshire Police Federation has launched a study into the effects that shift working is having on officers in Wiltshire.

Lorry and 4x4 crash closes busy Wroughton road during rush hour

This Is Wiltshire:

4:18pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE A4361 through Wroughton has been closed by Wiltshire Police this afternoon after a two-vehicle road traffic collision involving a lorry and 4x4.

Calne nursery to stay shut for weeks as police investigation continues

This Is Wiltshire:

4:23pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Little Angels Nursery in Calne will remain closed at least until September 25 as police carry out an investigation.

Trowbridge pub to stay shut after licence application thrown out

This Is Wiltshire:

3:48pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Trowbridge pub The Black Pearl will remain closed for the foreseeable future, after Wiltshire Council’s Western Area Licensing Sub-committee refused an application for a premises licence.

Approximately 100 homes without electricity in Eastcott area

This Is Wiltshire: Southern Electric engineers repaired the fault

2:13pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ABOUT 100 homes are currently without electricity on Eastcott Hill and the situation is expected to last for much of the day.

Rail fares to increase by 3.5 per cent

This Is Wiltshire: Passengers board a First Great Western train from Swindon station to London Paddington

1:54pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

NEW year train fares are due to jump yet again with a 3.5 per cent price hike announced today with the most recent inflation figures.

Crowds brave rain to cheer Trowbridge's Soapbox Grand Prix

This Is Wiltshire:

1:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Crowds braved the rain to watch competitors hurtle down Castle Street in Trowbridge for the eighth annual Carnival Soapbox Grand Prix on Sunday.

Wall of Remembrance crosses make moving display in Marlborough

This Is Wiltshire:

1:09pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Ten thousand crosses have gone on display as part of a Wall of Remembrance to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and commemorate the soldiers who died.







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