Shop that car smashed into is back in business

This Is Wiltshire:

3:20pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

CARD shop Expressions is back open for business just one week after a car smashed through the window.

Man, 26, who attacked six police officers spared immediate jail

This Is Wiltshire:

10:31am Tuesday 28th July 2015

A SWINDON man who assaulted six police officers has been spared an immediate jail term.

Police name woman, 97, who died in M4 tragedy

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

THE 97-year-old woman who died following a road traffic collision on the M4 early on Sunday has been formally identified.

Top musicians heading to Pewsey Music Festival

This Is Wiltshire: The Jon Amor Band will be headlining Pewsey Music Festival

8:38pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

MUSIC lovers are in for a treat next Saturday as Pewsey Music Festival returns with a host of talented musicians.

Marlborough College getting £1.1m makeover

This Is Wiltshire: Artist’s impressions of the internal refurbishment scheme which Stepnell is carrying out at the North Block at Marlborough College. Pic: Gray Baynes + Shew.

6:03pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

MARLBOROUGH College has appointed construction company Stepnell to carry out a £1.1m programme to re-roof and refurbish part of the boarding school.

Right Said Fred stars back hepatitis C campaign

This Is Wiltshire:

5:47pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A FAMOUS pop duo proved they’re not too sexy to raise awareness about hepatitis C yesterday.

Speedy broadband reaches village of Everleigh

This Is Wiltshire: L-R – Hassan Ahmed, local business man – runs the Goa Balti in Everleigh, Simon Curr, owner of Hightrees Organisation Limited based in Everleigh was first to upgrade to high-speed fibre broadband, Kim Wheeler Mallows from Everleigh Parish Council, And

5:45pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

VILLAGERS and businesses in Everleigh near Pewsey are celebrating the arrival of super-fast broadband in their community today.

Apetito fundraising day raises almost £1,300 for Trowbridge charity Alzheimer's Support

This Is Wiltshire: Fundraiser for Alzheimer's support. Apetito  Organisers  Sophie Bendell and Cerian Clarke wit h Charlotte Rodriguez(right)_ presents Alzhemers fundraiser Laura Fenson with the cheque for £1282 money  raised at the fund day at the Trowbridge Rugby Club.

5:24pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

TROWBRIDGE firm apetito presented a cheque on Tuesday for almost £1,300 to Wiltshire-based charity Alzheimer’s Support, after holding a Family Fun Day fundraiser at Trowbridge Rugby Club.

Do you know men caught on CCTV after Marlborough booze thefts?

This Is Wiltshire:

3:43pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

CCTV images have been released of three men police would like to speak to in connection with the theft of alcohol from a Marlborough store.

Teenager hoping for sunshine at scarecrow trail this weekend

This Is Wiltshire: Matthew Wilson and one of the scarecrows to be found at the Hilcott and Bottlesford scarecrow trail this weekend

5:05pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

TEENAGER Matthew Wilson is keeping his fingers crossed for glorious sunshine this weekend for the Hilcott and Bottlesford scarecrow trail.

First class honours for Trowbridge mum-of-four after 'epiphany moment'

This Is Wiltshire: Annabel with her children (l-r) Millie, 17, Jasper, 24, Scarlett, 26, and Zack, 15

10:02am Tuesday 28th July 2015

A TROWBRIDGE mum, inspired to undertake a degree after a health scare and the death of her father, is embarking on her dream career after graduating with first class honours from university.

EastEnders actress on the hunt at Devizes auction house

This Is Wiltshire: From left, Jo Joyner, Sunetra Sarker and James Braxton arrive at the auction house in Devizes. By Vicky Scipio VS917

4:38pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

AN actress famed for burying her husband alive and a nurse from Casualty who had nifty footwork on Strictly Come Dancing were in Devizes on Saturday for a BBC antiques show.

Sherston School headteacher bows out after 24 years

This Is Wiltshire: Headteacher Nick Bowditch bids farewell to Sherston School after 24 years. By Diane Vose DV2413/01

2:55pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

HEADTEACHER Nick Bowditch has stepped down after over-seeing the transformation of a village school operating from cramped Victorian premises to a modern primary with twice the number of pupils.

Breaking news ATHLETICS: Tornado Talbot clinches Beijing berth

This Is Wiltshire:

2:37pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

DANNY Talbot’s nerve-jangling wait for the Great Britain selectors to make up their minds has ended in delight after the Trowbridge Tornado was this afternoon named in the British squad for next month’s World Championships in Beijing.

Benefits cheat who fraudulently claimed £30k spared immediate jail

This Is Wiltshire:

2:16pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

BENEFITS cheat Paula Swanborough, who received more than £30,000 in benefits she was not entitled to, has been spared an immediate jail term.

We know who you are, say police, as crackdown on shoplifting in Devizes to be launched

This Is Wiltshire:

1:25pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A CRACKDOWN on shoplifters is being launched by police in Devizes, supermarkets and other major retailers in the town.

Lavington students say Paris here we come

This Is Wiltshire: Lavington Athletic Club chairman Richard Gamble and head coach Deborah Bray present cheque to Lisa Adams at Lavington School

1:07pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

AFTER nearly a year of training, pupils and staff from a village school are gearing up for charity cycle ride to Paris.

Trowbridge Business Expo showcases local firms and provides networking opportunities

This Is Wiltshire: Expo 2015. Trowbridge business Expo 2015 opens at Trowbridge this morning with Mayor  Cllr Roger Andrews cutting the tape.. Pics Trevor Porter 51666 4. (33048789)

12:34pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

BUSINESSES from across Wiltshire flocked to Trowbridge Civic Centre at the weekend for a business expo organised by Trowbridge Chamber of Commerce and Trowbridge Town Team.

All smiles as pupils achieve 100 per cent attendance at Redlands School in Chippenham

This Is Wiltshire: Redlands school pupils who have achieved 100 per cent attendance, pictured with their head teacher Hilary Lambert. By Siobhan Boyle SMB614/2

12:07pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

PUPILS at Redlands School in Chippenham were all smiles as many received certificates for 100 per cent attendance.

Medieval Play Day and spectacular jousting in Trowbridge Park entertains crowds

This Is Wiltshire: Medieval Play Festival. part of the celebrations of signing the Magna Carta..  History re enactment group Histoian Normannis  into battle. Pics Trevor Porter 51669 18a. (33188638)

11:45am Tuesday 28th July 2015

HUNDREDS of families marvelled at the sights and sounds of the Medieval Play Day in Trowbridge Town Park over the weekend, with falconry and re-enactments among the activities on offer.

Charity manager wins unfair dismissal tribunal despite 'gross misconduct' over £1.6k funds

This Is Wiltshire:

10:21am Tuesday 28th July 2015

CHARITY manager Alison Magill, who took £1,600 of funds without permission, has won a tribunal case for unfair dismissal but will not receive compensation.

Chippenham shopping centre calls for donations of unwanted football shirts

This Is Wiltshire: From the left, Nicola Milne, Emery Gate Shopping Centre manager, Leah Sartain, sales assistant at Sports Direct, and Peter Emms from Peter Emms Menswear

11:08am Tuesday 28th July 2015

WITH the new football season just a few weeks away, a Chippenham shopping centre is calling on fans to donate their unwanted football shirts to charity.

Teenager who hit housemate on the head with hammer and bit him is detained under Mental Health Act

This Is Wiltshire:

10:17am Tuesday 28th July 2015

A TEENAGER who hit a housemate on the head with a hammer and then sank his teeth into his shoulder has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Minicab firms angry at 80% licence fee cost hike

This Is Wiltshire:

6:01pm Monday 27th July 2015

PETITIONS are being compiled by Swindon’s taxi industry in opposition to new licence fee proposals which will increase by as much as 80 per cent.

Council is forking out £1.2m in rates for empty properties

This Is Wiltshire:

5:56pm Monday 27th July 2015

FIGURES have shown the council could be paying almost £1.2m in business rates for empty commercial premises it owns.

Family pays tribute to popular pub landlord Mick Daniels

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30pm Monday 27th July 2015

TRIBUTES have poured in for a “popular, genuine and humble” former pub landlord who who has died aged 69.

Swindon restaurant given zero rating says it will work hard to overcome it

This Is Wiltshire:

6:20pm Monday 27th July 2015

A SWINDON restaurant says it addressing concerns raised by food standards inspectors which saw it handed a zero rating.

Young Archie joins the Wadworth shire horse team

This Is Wiltshire: From left, Max with head horseman Martin Whittle, Monty with groom Hannah Miller and Archie with horseman Callum Whittle

6:17am Tuesday 28th July 2015

VISITORS who flock to Poulshot each year to see the Wadworth shire horses go on their holiday will have a new four legged giant to admire next week.

Young Archie joins the Wadworth shire horse team

This Is Wiltshire: From left, Max with head horseman Martin Whittle, Monty with groom Hannah Miller and Archie with horseman Callum Whittle

6:17am Tuesday 28th July 2015

VISITORS who flock to Poulshot each year to see the Wadworth shire horses go on their holiday will have a new four legged giant to admire next week.

Have archaeologists unearthed Neolithic home at Avebury?

This Is Wiltshire:

5:11pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A TEAM of archaeologists may have uncovered what was ancient home, used by the builders of Avebury stone circle, during a three-week dig of the site.

Town criers from across the country compete for top prize at Trowbridge Town Park

This Is Wiltshire: Town Criers championship. The Ancient and Honourable Guild of Town Criers  assemble for the Guild Championships in Trowbridge Park on Sunday..Pics Trevor Porter 51674 1. (33448779)

3:40pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

TOWN criers from across the country gathered in Trowbridge Town Park on Sunday (July 26) to battle it out for The Ancient and Honourable Guild of Town Criers championships.

Warminster's Inspire music event cancelled amid safety concerns

This Is Wiltshire: Doug Halls, Pete Bartley and Veronica Mills from Warminster Town Council organised the Inspire music event, which had to be called off due to heavy rain. By Diane Vose DV2391/03

3:18pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

WARMINSTER’S annual music event Inspire was cancelled on Sunday due to safety concerns caused by heavy rain.

Trowbridge youth theatres celebrate Tesco Community Awards donation

This Is Wiltshire: (From Left to right) Tracy Sullivan and Phoebe Kemp with Oliver Morris and Cheryl Brown from Tesco

3:16pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

TROWBRIDGE Arts Youth Company at Larkrise SEN School has received a financial boost after being awarded a donation of £800 from the Tesco Community Awards.

Supermarkets slash price of diesel for second time in a week

This Is Wiltshire:

3:07pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

SUPERMARKETS have slashed the price of diesel for the second time in a week.

Police warn motorists after spate of punctures on A36

This Is Wiltshire: A hole around a manhole cover is reported

2:55pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

POLICE are warning motorists to be careful along the A36 after a number of flat tyres were caused due to faults with manhole covers.

Free books up for grabs as part of Marlborough's Big Town Read

This Is Wiltshire: Free books up for grabs as part of the Big Town Read. Marlborough librarian Wendy Beaver with LitFest's  ay Newman and Genevieve Clarke from the Reading Agency at the launch of Big Town Read in Marlborough. Pics Trevor Porter 51662 2

12:55pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

ORGANISERS of the Marlborough Literary Festival want everyone in the town to pick up a book and get reading this summer.

Police delighted as no arrests made at WOMAD

This Is Wiltshire:

12:08pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

This year's WOMAD festival has been hailed a huge success after just nine incidents were reported to police over the whole weekend with no arrests being made.

Lucky escape from blaze for Wiltshire woman who fell asleep while smoking

This Is Wiltshire: Stopping smoking could lift 34,000 North-East households out of poverty, campaign claims

11:38am Tuesday 28th July 2015

A WOMAN in her 60s had a lucky escape from a house fire today after she fell asleep while smoking in bed.

Do you know men caught on CCTV after designer sunglasses theft?

This Is Wiltshire:

11:10am Tuesday 28th July 2015

POLICE are appealing for help after thousands of pounds worth of designer sunglasses were stolen from a Boots shop in Swindon.

Chippenham Churches Together fun day to return in 2016

This Is Wiltshire: Andy and Sebby Birch working together on some artwork By Vicky Scipio VS914/08

9:29am Tuesday 28th July 2015

ORGANISERS are optimistic the popular Chippenham Family Fun Day in Monkton Park will return after a successful first outing this year.

Plucky Edith to be portrayed by Helena Bonham Carter on big screen

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 28th July 2015

A SWINDON teacher who helped pave the road to winning women the right to vote will be brought to life by silver screen star Helena Bonham Carter this autumn.

In the courts: 2 thieves and fly-tipper plead guilty

This Is Wiltshire:

11:20am Tuesday 28th July 2015

Lee Mapstone, of Penhill, has been given a six-week jail sentence, suspended for 15 months, for stealing a number of items from Co-op.

Survey under way on Lydiard homes ahead of bid for best deal

This Is Wiltshire:

9:26pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

SURVEY work is under way on a proposed site for 50 new homes near Lydiard Park as councillors prepare to fight for the best deal possible for the land.

Referendum to be held on Devizes neighbourhood plan

This Is Wiltshire: DV1735 Coate Bridge Land - Housing Development Plans has been refused with the Help of MP Eric Pickles. People from Roundway, Devizes and Bishop Cannings celebrate their success. The Land were Housing was proposed. Pics by Diane Vose 28 Oct 2014.  (334562

7:13pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A REFERENDUM is to be held in September to decide the fate of the Devizes Area Neighbourhood Plan.

Charity pamper day at Woodborough clinic hailed a success

This Is Wiltshire: A glimpse into what was on offer at the pamper day. Pic: Equilibrium

1:34pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A DAY of pampering in Woodborough has raised more than £400 for charity Hope and Homes for Children.

Travel and weather update: Tuesday, July 28

This Is Wiltshire:

7:28am Tuesday 28th July 2015

Swindon will see the return of sunshine today, as temperatures look set to hit 18 degrees.

REWIND: Down at the local

This Is Wiltshire: Down at the local

5:20pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Barrie Hudson checks out the pub games in Swindon over the years

OPINION: I'm hooked on cycling up hills

This Is Wiltshire: This bus tour mystery will be just the ticket

4:00pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

YOU are only as old as you feel, and I feel pretty good at the moment, thanks very much.

REWIND: The bells rang for Mr Music - Andrew Lloyd Webber

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

THIS week in 1971 a Swindon man chatted with a king and a little-known composer called Andrew Lloyd-Webber was married.

REWIND: TV firm at front of the video age

This Is Wiltshire: REWIND: TV firm at front of the video age

2:06pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

“SWINDON has acquired its very own answer to Hollywood,” we announced almost exactly 34 years ago.








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