Steeple Ashton pupils al-paca the questions in

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Pupils at Oasis Academy Longmeadow welcomed an unusual guest to the school when a visiting alpaca from a farm in Steeple Ashton left them in awe.

Operatunity for Burbage and Pewsey students

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Youngsters at Burbage and Pewsey Vale Schools got a taste of opera during a day of workshops.

Charity soapbox derby off after Marlborough teams pull out

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Marlborough's first soapbox derby has been cancelled because of a lack of entrants.

Marlborough sale is icing on the cake

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Diabetics Aoife May and Niamh George put their aprons on and got busy baking to raise money for Diabetes UK.

Waste fire is still burning a week on

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are still dealing with the blaze at Averies Recycling a week after it first broke out, with investigations into its cause continuing.

NHS to foot op bills to get lad walking

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

CEREBRAL palsy sufferer Robbie Davies could soon take his very first steps following news that the costly operation he has been waiting to receive for more than three years will finally be available on the NHS.

Town’s GPs get the thumbs up in poll

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

RESIDENTS have rated Swindon’s GP services as among the top third across the country in the latest survey from NHS England.

Events pay tribute to fallen heroes

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

TODAY the Swindon Advertiser commemorates the centenary of the First World War and honours all those whose lives were touch by it.

Town embraces its first free art attack

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

ART lovers had a free-for-all in the sunshine around the town as Swindon’s first Free Art Friday was launched over the weekend.

Hundreds head to Lydiard Park for fundraiser

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

HUNDREDS flooded Lydiard Park this weekend after Ashley Waldron’s brother inspired him to hold an event and raise awareness of a mentoring project for disaffected youngsters.

Pop-up vintage shop is now here to stay

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

INDEPENDENT shops are vital to the high street, according to Swindon’s vintage clothes and homewares store Carry on Vintage.

Wakeskater makes waves by beating world record

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

GOLD-medallist wakeskater James Harrington realised a childhood dream when he beat the world record for the highest number of stunts performed in a minute on the board last month.

Shop to turn vintage stereos gift into charity cash

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

ECHOES of Swindon’s proud history as a maker of high-class stereos are being heard at Holmes Music.

Commonwealth Games inspires sports galore at Wharf Green workshops

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

CHILDREN took inspiration from the Commonwealth Games when they took part in Wharf Green sports workshops over the weekend.

WOMAD delivers a weekend with global appeal

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

“WE are Hungarian, of Serbian and Croatian descent, we are going to play a Macedonian song in a Turkish style on Chinese instruments….this could be world music.” It certainly ticks a lot of boxes.

Slimming World group weighs in to support Race for Life

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

DOZENS turned out for Slimming World’s take on the Race for Life and walked, ran, or sprinted their way around Coate Water for charity.

Bloom judges see best of Corsham

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Corsham town centre was all a-buzz last week, as the town welcomed the South West in Bloom judges with a hive of activity.

Wiltshire Scouts honour war centenary

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A Remembrance service was held by the North East Wiltshire Scouts Council to mark the centenary anniversary of the First World War.

Calne performances are top notch

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Talented pupils at the Calne Speech and Drama School are celebrating after receiving top marks in their LAMDA examinations.

Safety at the seaside for Lavington Pre-school

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Youngsters at Lavington Pre-school learned about keeping safe at the seaside and around water.

Devizes pupils play part in island festival

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Youngsters at Southbroom Infants’ School were delighted to take part in the Isle of the Wight Carnival.

Three people dead in A350 crash near Semington

This Is Wiltshire:

10:29am Sunday 27th July 2014

THREE people were killed in a crash on the A350 at Semington this morning.

VIDEO: Didcot power station towers demolished

This Is Wiltshire:

12:41pm Sunday 27th July 2014

IN a cloud of smoke and with a thunderous blast three historic towers were demolished today after dominating the skyline of a nearby town for more than four decades.

Graceful new surrounds to honour fallen in Bassett

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Royal Wootton Bassett’s war memorial has had a facelift befitting its significance at the heart of the community.

Royal Wootton Bassett ex-mayor says thanks with £4,000

This Is Wiltshire: Royal Wootton Bassett deputy mayor Linda Frost with letters sent to Royal Wootton Bassett during repatriations. They are on display at the town’s library

12:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

THE former mayor of Royal Wootton Bassett returned to the Great Western Hospital victorious yesterday having not only beaten skin cancer but having raised £4,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Victory for Corsham clutter campaign

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham High Street

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Corsham High Street could soon see a reduction in signage after the town council agreed to work with protesters to clear street clutter.

Communities in and around Corsham rally for children’s areas

This Is Wiltshire:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Young people have two new places to spend their summer holiday, thanks to campaigning by community groups.

Storms force Trowbridge footy contest back a week

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A CHARITY football tournament due to take place last Saturday at John of Gaunt School in aid of Dorothy House and the RUH Cancer Care Campaign will now take place this Sunday.

Trowbridge school goes wild for bushcraft

This Is Wiltshire:

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

EXOTIC animals and bushtucker trials kept children entertained at St John’s Catholic Primary School’s Go Wild experience on Saturday, as families turned out in force for the inaugural event.

Cyclists tackle golf challenge

This Is Wiltshire:

7:50am Sunday 27th July 2014

CUMBERWELL Park Golf Club captain Martin Cooper continued his year of fundraising with a cycling challenge incorporating his love of golf.

Dilton Marsh Post Office is back in action

This Is Wiltshire:

7:40am Sunday 27th July 2014

GOOD news for Dilton Marsh as its Post Office finally reopened in the Village Store on July 15 – ten months after the old village store and Post Office closed.

Foxy photos raise £12k for charity

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

7:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

A ‘FOXY Hunters’ calendar produced by Trowbridge photographer David Betteridge has raised £12,000 for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance Featuring horse riders in risqué poses the calendar, first published in 2010, was the idea of Mr Betteridge when his friend Maria Badder was seriously injured during a team chase event at Newbury and was airlifted to hospital.

On track for good health in Trowbridge

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Pupils from John of Gaunt School in Trow-bridge took part in a flagship sporting event run by Sports Leaders UK and supported by Asda Comm-unity Life on Monday.

There's life in the old Trowbridge pub yet

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

NEW landlord of The Stallards hopes to breathe new life into the pub in the Newtown area of Trow- bridge, after putting his own distinctive mark on it by carrying out a £15,000 refurbishment.

Trowbridge bishop killed in bike smash

This Is Wiltshire:

6:20am Sunday 27th July 2014

THE Christian community and neighbours are mourning Trowbridge bishop Tony Palmer, who was killed in a motorcycle accident on Sunday.

Trowbridge Army cadets remember one of their own who died in 1954

This Is Wiltshire:

6:10am Sunday 27th July 2014

A POIGNANT memorial service was held by Wiltshire Army Cadet Force at Trowbridge Cemetery on Tuesday to mark the 60th anniversary of a Trowbridge cadet’s death.

Boating kit donation to help charity

This Is Wiltshire: The Bruce Trust's Diana on a trip along the Kennet and Avon Canal

6:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A donation will help charity the Bruce Trust offer more holidays for disadvantaged, disabled and elderly people.

Devizes daredevil aids air ambulance

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Adventurous Devizes man Stuart Foulstone, who escaped with his life after white water rafting in Africa, had another lucky escape when he plunged into a frozen lake while undertaking a dog sled challenge in the Arctic.

The sprit of Olympics will live on in Malmesbury area

This Is Wiltshire: Have a go at Archery

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

IT may have finished two years ago but the spirit of the London Olympics will live on in and around Malmesbury this summer with local people encouraged to take part in a string of free sports related events.

Delight over entry in top health ranks

This Is Wiltshire:

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Mum Deborah Dellar was shocked and surprised to be named one of the top 50 Inspirational Women in Healthcare in England.

Ice cream war has a meltdown

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

AN ice cream vendor claims he was beaten up by a rival in a turf wars incident in West Swindon.

Police patrol park after knife fight

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

POLICE are stepping up patrols around the Town Gardens as they hunt three suspects in relation to the stabbing which took place on Thursday.

Pizza driver guilty of sex activity with girl

This Is Wiltshire: Sumon Gurung pleaded not guilty to charges of possession with intent to supply, at Swindon Crown Court

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

A PIZZA delivery driver has warned he could be facing a jail term after he was found guilty of sexual activity with a child.

Police warning after cyclist is attacked by badger

This Is Wiltshire: It is not known how many badgers are in Bolton

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A CYCLIST had a close shave with a badger on the path by Thamesdown Drive this week.

Man accused of assaulting his mum and stealing her phone

This Is Wiltshire: Lee Page pleaded not guilty at Swindon Crown

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A MAN who is accused of assaulting his mum in breach of a restraining order has been remanded in custody by a judge.

Cancer therapy on offer more widely

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

PIONEERING breast cancer treatment will be available to up to 150 women with any type of tumour and of any age across Swindon on the NHS, it has been announced.

Row has broken out over care home bid

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A DISPUTE has erupted over a proposed care home for autistic adults in a residential area of Liden with residents reacting strongly to the plans.

Plea for help wheeling patients around GWH

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE UK’s only voluntary wheelchair escort service is urging people across Swindon to join its ranks and brighten up patients’ visits to the Great Western Hospital.

£95k pay-out for rail worker

This Is Wiltshire: Lawyer Brigitte Chandler

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A SWINDON family has received £95,000 in compensation from British Rail following the death of a former labourer who was exposed to asbestos more than 50 years ago.

A new lease of life for canalside pub

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE Wilts and Berks Canal Trust has bought the historic pub The Peterborough Arms at Dauntsey Lock from Wadworth Brewery and plans to reopen it as soon as possible.







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