Poundland set for Devizes Tesco site

This Is Wiltshire:

10:49am Sunday 26th April 2015

Poundland advertise for staff for Devizes store

Wiltshire rescue team heads to site of Nepal earthquake

This Is Wiltshire:

9:09am Sunday 26th April 2015

Expert volunteer rescuers from Wiltshire rescue organisation Serve On International Rescue are deploying today to assist in the response to the Nepali earthquake.

Calne arts student desperate to raise funds for Youth Music Theatre performance

This Is Wiltshire: Roxanne Appleby-Dymond

6:02am Sunday 26th April 2015

ARTS student Roxanne Appleby-Dymond is hoping to join the likes of Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith with a performance at the Youth Music Theatre, if she can raise the necessary fees.

Trowbridge Appeal leads to donation of Easter eggs

3:02pm Sunday 26th April 2015

Partners Employment of Church Walk Trowbridge, have delivered 438 Easter eggs this year to local charities and organisations, including Stepping Stones District Specialist Centre, Trowbridge; Larkrise School, Trowbridge; Springboard Opportunity Group, Chippenham; the Royal United Hospital Children’s Ward, Bath; Larkrise Community Farm, Trowbridge; Wiltshire Young Carers; Bybrook House Nursing Home, Box; Shockerwick House Residential and Nursing Home, Bath; The Firs Care Home, Calne and The Old Vicarage Nursing Home, Staverton. Hazel Wiltshire, Partners' service support and systems manager, said: "“The generosity and enthusiasm from local businesses has been fantastic, it’s really rewarding to be able to give something back to the community by supporting great local charities and organisations”

Green firm takes a trip to Trowbridge farm for tree planting

This Is Wiltshire: From left, Huw, WRC director Rick, Patrick, Dan, Larkrise community farm manager Wendy Self, Larkrise head horticulturalist Ashley Wicks, Sam, Zac, Tommy

2:02pm Sunday 26th April 2015

EACH spring, Horningsham firm Wessex Rural Crafts ecology and arboriculture, which is celebrating 21 years in business this year, offset their carbon footprint by donating and planting trees for local community groups.

Bradford on Avon care home receives visit from TV star

This Is Wiltshire: From left, Laurie Brown, Katie Emmett, resident Brian King and leisure and wellness co-ordinator Naomi Mousdell

12:02pm Sunday 26th April 2015

WILTSHIRE Heights care home in Bradford on Avon recently hosted an Afternoon with Adam Henson for residents and guests. This was a very well received activity where Mr Henson, after taking tea with the residents, went on to talk about his early life growing up on a farm, and how he now runs the farm with an emphasis on rare breeds. He also spoke about his work on TV.

Longbridge Deverill race night raises big money for charity

This Is Wiltshire: Otherwise, an image of pub manager Laurie Creighton (right) handing the cheque to David Deacon (left), Chairman and Trustee at The Rose Charity is attached.

10:02am Sunday 26th April 2015

Locals from across Warminster and surrounding villages flocked to The George Inn in Longbridge Deverill last Saturday for a spectacular fundraising evening in aid of The Rose Charity. The event raised £2,850 for the charity which helps further the education of underprivileged children living in Warminster and nearby villages.

Passengers’ plea as bus cancelled

This Is Wiltshire:

5:41pm Sunday 26th April 2015

STRANDED Stratton residents are pleading with a Swindon bus company to keep the service that takes them to the hospital and shopping.

The ladies in red get set to party

This Is Wiltshire:

5:37pm Sunday 26th April 2015

THE Scarlet Lardydars group played host to 11 chapters of the Red Hat Society on Saturday with a day of events to celebrate their 27th birthday.

Pupils, 11, were in school with drugs

This Is Wiltshire:

5:27pm Sunday 26th April 2015

CHILDREN as young as 11 have been caught with drugs at Wiltshire schools and colleges, new figures reveal.

Fundraisers raise awareness of MS

This Is Wiltshire:

5:23pm Sunday 26th April 2015

A GROUP of fundraisers have taken the plunge to kick off Swindon’s MS Awareness Week.

All eyes will be on skies

This Is Wiltshire:

5:19pm Sunday 26th April 2015

START the jets – the Royal International Air Tattoo is returning this summer with a spectacular programme of treats lined up.

The grand dame of the airwaves

This Is Wiltshire: Shirley Ludford

5:15pm Sunday 26th April 2015

“COMMUNITY radio,” said Shirley Ludford, of Swindon105.5fm, "Provides opportunities you can’t get anywhere else.”

Clean up campaign gets boost

This Is Wiltshire:

5:09pm Sunday 26th April 2015

LITTER pickers have had a boost after funding from Highworth Lions Club bought them new equipment ahead of their second outing in the town.

£1,000 for ideas fund

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Sunday 26th April 2015

SWINDON groups can apply for a slice of £100,000 in funding to help improve the lives of people in their neighbourhoods.

Child rapist broke court order

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Crown Court

5:06pm Sunday 26th April 2015

A CHILD rapist who has been caught with prohibited images of children for a second time has again been spared jail.

Three cats euthanised after being found poisoned in a garden

This Is Wiltshire: Police sergeant for Royal Wootton Bassett and Cricklade Donna West.

11:52am Saturday 25th April 2015

THREE cats have had to be euthanised after they were found poisoned in a garden in Cricklade yesterday afternoon.

Trowbridge school expects to be "good" for next Ofsted inspection after being told it requires improvement

This Is Wiltshire: Oasis Academy Longmeadow principal Caroline Cox

12:05pm Friday 24th April 2015

OASIS Academy Longmeadow principal Caroline Cox is confident the Trowbridge school will be good by the time it has its next Ofsted inspection, after a new report found it “requires improvement”.

Discover Pewsham Locks' explosive past in sponsored canal walk

This Is Wiltshire: Work party organiser Ray Canter pointing out the explosion damage

6:02am Saturday 25th April 2015

VOLUNTEERS restoring part of the Wilts & Berks Canal near Chippenham have unearthed a turbulent past.

Visitors from Australia and New Zealand join service for ANZAC heroes in Sutton Veny

This Is Wiltshire:

10:13am Saturday 25th April 2015

A RECORD number of people attended Codford’s ANZAC Day service this morning, to commemorate the centenary of Gallipoli and Australian and New Zealand troops killed in conflicts.

Thousands expected at June's CalneFest as more acts announced

This Is Wiltshire: All Ears Avow perform on the main stage at Calne Fest 2014 at the Rec Calne. Pics by Diane Vose 7 June 2014

6:04am Saturday 25th April 2015

THOUSANDS of local music fans are expected to descend on the Recreation Ground in Calne on June 6 for the fifth annual CalneFest.

Malmesbury firefighters to the rescue of dogs locked in car

12:13pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Malmesbury firefighter were called out on Thursday morning after two dogs were trapped in a van after locking themselves in.

Town salutes volunteers and fundraisers with civic awards

This Is Wiltshire: From left back row: Tony Aldridge, Janet Dore, Heather Wardingham, Cllr Roger Giraud-Saunders, Jeannette Von Berg, Phil Dawson, Ralph HardingFrom left front row: Stephen Brazier, Patricia Brazier,  Judy Podger, Jennie and Steve Brown.

9:31am Saturday 25th April 2015

PEOPLE who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to serve Devizes were honoued by the Devizes Town Council.

General Election 2015 candidates: James Gray (Conservative)

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Saturday 25th April 2015

With campaigning for the General Election under way in the North Wiltshire constituency we meet the Conservative candidate.

Special anniversary Castle Combe Steam Rally to raise cash for terminally ill children

This Is Wiltshire: Dennis Marsh with the Steam Rally team and Jessie May fundraisers

7:03am Saturday 25th April 2015

THOUSANDS of visitors are expected at the Castle Combe Steam Rally as it celebrates its 30th anniversary next month.

Teen's social media bid saves Staffie from death row

This Is Wiltshire:

5:17pm Friday 24th April 2015

A SWINDON dog-walker’s Facebook campaign has saved one lucky Staffie from dog death row.

Swindon cyclist in critical condition after breaking neck and suffering heart attack in crash

This Is Wiltshire:

5:02pm Friday 24th April 2015

A 54-year-old cyclist from Swindon is in a critical condition after suffering a heart attack and a broken neck when he collided with the back of a lorry in Latton on Thursday afternoon.

Mourners gather to remember former lady mayoress

This Is Wiltshire: Funeral to Pam Benfield, wife of former mayor of Swindon Derek Benfield. Pictured Derek Benfield greeting at the church.24/04/15 Thomas Kelsey (24256367)

5:33pm Friday 24th April 2015

MOURNERS gathered at Christ Church today to remember the life of former lady mayoress, Pam Benfield.

Sutton Veny pupils commemorate centenary of ANZAC Day

This Is Wiltshire: Sutton Veny Primary School pupils get ready to lay flowers on the ANZAC graves at the Church of St John for the ANZAC day commemoration on Friday. .Glenn Phillips 55491-7. (24267795)

5:49pm Friday 24th April 2015

PUPILS at Sutton Veny Primary School and dignities from as far as Australia came together as one earlier today to commemorate the centenary of ANZAC Day.

Police issue CCTV pictures and renew appeal for witnesses over Regent Circus attack

This Is Wiltshire:

3:56pm Friday 24th April 2015

Wiltshire Police are renewing an appeal for witnesses over the serious assault in Swindon outside MECA in January and have issued CCTV pictures of people they want to speak to.

Child rapist caught again with prohibited images of children spared jail

This Is Wiltshire:

4:11pm Friday 24th April 2015

A CHILD rapist who has been caught with prohibited images of children for a second time has again been spared jail.

Two years cut from Chippenham paedophile's jail sentence

This Is Wiltshire: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

3:20pm Friday 24th April 2015

A PAEDOPHILE, who said he only turned to child sex offending after he was run over by a car, today had his sentence slashed by appeal court judges.

UPDATE: All lanes of M4 open after car leaves carriageway

This Is Wiltshire:

1:35pm Friday 24th April 2015

THE M4 is now fully reopened and delays have cleared after an earlier accident.

Nearly 100 workers turn out for Avon Rubber reunion in Bradford on Avon

This Is Wiltshire: Former workers of Avon Rubber exchange old memories at the Bradford on Avon event. Credit Close Range Films.

12:17pm Friday 24th April 2015

FORMER Avon Rubber workers were in fits of laughter and floods of tears at a reunion in Bradford on Avon over the weekend when they attended a reunion to look back at those who worked at the factory.

Man, 50, denies killing elderly parents at their Swindon home

This Is Wiltshire:

11:17am Friday 24th April 2015

TIMOTHY Crook, 50, has denied murdering his elderly parents at their Swindon home.

Five drug arrests during Operation Dragnet raids in Swindon

This Is Wiltshire:

10:29am Friday 24th April 2015

Wiltshire Police arrested five people, including Nythe man Harry Livingstone, and seized hard drugs and cannabis in Swindon during what has been named Operation Dragnet.

UPDATE: Cyclist, 54, critically ill after collision with lorry

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

7:20am Friday 24th April 2015

A SWINDON cyclist taken to Southmead Hospital after colliding with the rear of a parked lorry yesterday afternoon is in a critical condition.

Serial fraudster Victoria Grieve, 21, gets another 'last chance'

This Is Wiltshire:

9:21am Friday 24th April 2015

AN 'accomplished fraudster' who was told 'This is your last chance' when she appeared before a judge earlier this year has been spared jail again.

Paedophile Crowther caught thanks to ‘superhero’ dad

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Friday 24th April 2015

"SUPERHERO husband" Warren Parker said he was horrified when confronted with obscene images of children when helping police net paedophile Owen Crowther.

Wife of cancer patient uses poetry to praise the good work of hospice

This Is Wiltshire:

6:08pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

SYBIL Baldwin has become the unofficial poet of Prospect Hospice after her tribute to the Wroughton-based charity received hundreds of likes on their Facebook page.

Foodbank use rise ‘due to improved awareness’

This Is Wiltshire:

3:59pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

SWINDON Foodbank said the record numbers of people seeking relief from food poverty is as much to do with greater awareness as the number of people going hungry.

Teenage Irish dancer really going places

This Is Wiltshire:

4:44pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

THE moves of Irish teenage dance sensation Courtney Ringham-Randell are taking her to places she never expected.

Pre-school comes in top of the class

This Is Wiltshire:

4:10pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

A PRE-school in Royal Wootton Bassett has maintained a rating of ‘outstanding’ despite the tougher standards introduced by Ofsted in the seven years since it was last inspected.

Swindon Business Show hailed a big success by exhibitors

This Is Wiltshire:

5:57pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

ENTERPRISE and economic success were celebrated at the annual Swindon Business Show yesterday.

Popular Trowbridge matron meets girl she delivered 25 years ago at retirement party

This Is Wiltshire: Beryl Orchard with the girl she brought into the world 25 years ago, Ella O'Neill, left, and the last baby she brought into the world Elizabeth with mum Imogen Riley. By Trevor Porter (51300)

12:29pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

TROWBRIDGE matron Beryl Orchard was given an unlikely present at her retirement party when a baby she helped to deliver 25 years ago turned up to say thank you.

Devizes boy launches dog poo campaign

This Is Wiltshire: Ryan Eacott with his dog Molly. Ryan is campaigning for people to clean up after their dogs
Siobhan Boyle (SMB496/2) (23861404)

6:04am Friday 24th April 2015

DEVIZES schoolboy Ryan Eacott has launched a dog poo campaign in the town to raise awareness of the problems that it causes.

Malmesbury teenager wins £36,000 scholarship from manufacturer Dyson

This Is Wiltshire: Malmesbury School headteacher Tim Gilson congratulates Abigail Morgan on her scholarship

12:04am Friday 24th April 2015

BRAZILIAN mechanic-turned-inventor Alfredo Moser has inspired Malmesbury School student Abigail Morgan to win a coveted £36,000 scholarship from Malmesbury engineering firm Dyson.

Public invited to mental health trust board meeting

This Is Wiltshire:

5:31pm Friday 24th April 2015

AVON and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust are inviting the public to join directors at their April board meeting next week.

Do you know man caught on CCTV after Codford burglary?

This Is Wiltshire:

4:29pm Friday 24th April 2015

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Codford.

Bradford on Avon businesses given the opportunity to quiz Chippenham candidates

This Is Wiltshire:

3:38pm Friday 24th April 2015

The newly reformed Bradford on Avon Chamber of Commerce, now known as the BOA Business forum, will hold a Question-Time style debate next week which will pivot on the theme business and economic issues.


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