Heartbreak for families as Eileen Swannack and John Welch arrive at RAF Brize Norton

This Is Wiltshire:

6:11pm Friday 3rd July 2015

FAMILY members formed part of a heartbreaking gathering to welcome home the bodies of a Wiltshire couple killed in the Tunisian beach massacre today.

Man, 29, faces trial over Tom Rogers stabbing

This Is Wiltshire:

2:23pm Friday 3rd July 2015

OVER a year since Aulton ‘Tom’ Rogers was fatally stabbed in the underpass running between the Oasis and the town centre, the man accused of his murder will answer the charges in a trial.

Police appeal for witnesses after attack in Trowbridge

This Is Wiltshire: Knife raid on Chippenham newsagents

4:30pm Friday 3rd July 2015

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked by three men in Trowbridge last Sunday (Jun 28) while walking along Haden Road between 10pm-11pm.

Corsham couple commemorated in special remembrance service

This Is Wiltshire: Memorial service held at St Nicholas Church Biddestone for Eileen Swannack and John Welch. Friends chat to TV crews after the service.Pics by Diane Vose DV2359/25 (30961108)

3:02pm Friday 3rd July 2015

TWO communities came together as one today to commemorate the lives of Corsham couple Eileen Swannack and John Welch in a special remembrance service - a week after their tragic deaths in Tunisia.

Breaking news Wiltshire Council flies flags at half-mast in memory of Tunisia terror attack victims

This Is Wiltshire: The Union Jack flying at half-mast outside County Hall in Trowbridge

1:21pm Friday 3rd July 2015

WILTSHIRE Council remembered the victims of the Tunisia terror attacks today by flying the Union Jack flag at half-mast outside County Hall, before holding a minute’s silence.

ARCHERY: Hot-shot Lizzy is hitting the target after BUCS haul

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Friday 3rd July 2015

LIZZY Rees believes her maximum-points haul in BUCS competitions this year was the perfect way to thank the University of Bath for supporting her archery and academic careers.

UPDATE: Minute's silence observed for victims of Tunisia beach massacre

This Is Wiltshire:

8:44am Friday 3rd July 2015

BRITAIN will remember the victims of the Tunisia terror attack with a minute's silence today, including the Wiltshire couple who died.

Heartbroken friend remembers a keen sportsman who was loved by all

This Is Wiltshire:

10:02am Friday 3rd July 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to passionate sportsman John Welch, who died alongside his partner Eileen Swannack, on a beach in Tunisia when they were shot by a fanatical gunman.

Community in shock pays tribute to much-loved couple who lost former partners to cancer

This Is Wiltshire:

9:22am Friday 3rd July 2015

A VILLAGE is in mourning for the loss of grandmother Eileen Swannack and her partner John Welch who were gunned down while they lay on a beach in Tunisia.

The Empire Strikes Back: Darth Vader actor in Chippenham to promote return of sci-fi day

This Is Wiltshire: DV1718 Chippenhams First Sci Fi Event held in the Town. 
MK Garrisons from Milton Keynes in Borough parade Chippenham. 
Pics by Diane Vose 25 Oct 2014. (30907559)

1:32pm Friday 3rd July 2015

DARTH Vader actor Dave Prowse will be in Chippenham on Saturday, July 11 with Star Wars co-star Pam Rose to promote the return of the Chippenham Sci-Fi day in October.

Breaking news Foderingham agrees Gers switch

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Town goalkeeper Wes Foderingham is out of contract at the County Ground at the end of the season

1:05pm Friday 3rd July 2015

FORMER Swindon Town goalkeeper Wes Foderingham has agreed a three-year deal with Scottish Championship side Rangers, it was confirmed this lunchtime.

Travel chaos likely as rail strike looms

This Is Wiltshire: First Great Western is among firms that will be hit over the next fortnight if two planned strikes by Network Rail goes ahead.

12:37pm Friday 3rd July 2015

FIRST Great Western has warned commuters services will be significantly reduced should planned strike action go ahead next week.

Five star ‘Bang Bang’ making huge strides

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00pm Friday 3rd July 2015

NICK Blackwell thinks that headlining a show live on terrestrial television proves just how far his career has career has sky-rocketed.

Cooper’s super at Combe

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00pm Friday 3rd July 2015

DAN Cooper was crowned King of Combe for the second time at the Castle Combe Grand National meeting.

Breaking news FOOTBALL: Early-round draws made in FA competitions

This Is Wiltshire:

11:54am Friday 3rd July 2015

LOCAL teams now know where their ambitious quests to national glory will begin after the FA released the draws for the early round of their competitions.

Breaking news Early-round draws made in FA competitions

This Is Wiltshire: The FA Cup trophy. Photo: Owen Humphrey/PA

11:45am Friday 3rd July 2015

LOCAL teams now know where their ambitious quests to national glory will begin after the FA released the draws for the early round of their competitions.

Howorth ready for his debut

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Friday 3rd July 2015

JOHN of Gaunt School boast three athletes and Matravers School and St Augustine’s Catholic College two apiece in the 25-strong Wiltshire squad for the English Schools’ Track & Field Championships in Gateshead next weekend.

Tiny twins born at 24 weeks celebrate milestone first birthday

This Is Wiltshire:

10:48am Thursday 2nd July 2015

TWIN girls who weighed less than a bag of sugar when they were born at just 24 weeks, have celebrated their first birthday.

Guide dog charity needs people to walk puppies

This Is Wiltshire:

5:46pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

SWINDON dog lovers are being encouraged to play an important part in the development of the next generation of guide dogs - by going for a walk.

Drunk and disorderly behaviour caused ‘safety fears’ for hospital staff

This Is Wiltshire:

6:06pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

A MAN who drunkenly abused paramedics and hospital staff has vowed he is off the booze after a relapse earlier this month which saw him taken to A&E.

Teachers ready to face dragon challenge

This Is Wiltshire: Staff from St Margaret's prepare for Chippenham's dragon boat race

9:56am Friday 3rd July 2015

SCORES of people will take to the River Avon in Chippenham on Saturday as they do battle in a dragon boat race.

Concerns addressed over changes to Hilperton Road roundabout, but gas main work expected to cause traffic chaos

This Is Wiltshire: New road  layout under construction on the Hilperton relief road roundabout taking account of its new junction with the Hilperton Gap road. 
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9:15am Friday 3rd July 2015

WILTSHIRE Council has confirmed that the approach towards the Fieldways roundabout on Hilperton Road will consist of two lanes, after residents expressed concern that it would be reduced to one.

Nerveless pilot lands safely despite losing propellor from powered hang glider

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

A PILOT with nerves of steel managed to safely land a powered hang glider last Tuesday despite the propeller falling off mid-flight.

International rally stops off in Devizes

This Is Wiltshire: VW Karmann Ghia car rally at Wadworth Brewery, Devizes.  Pictured is Pete Harbourne
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4:05pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

VINTAGE car owners were out in force on Sunday as the Karmann Ghia international rally passed through Devizes.

Students in Devizes met Britain's fastest snowboarder

This Is Wiltshire: Olympic day at Devizes School. Students with Jamie Barrow World Record breaking snow boarder doing wheelchair Basketball.
Pics by Diane Vose DV2342/15 (30156152)

4:00pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

STUDENTS at Devizes School got the chance to met snowboarder Jamie Barrow last week as part of an Olympic Day at the school.

Defending British champion Talbot setting sights on world recognition

This Is Wiltshire: Danny Talbot is hoping for a Commonwealth Games run when the England team is announced on Monday

8:00am Friday 3rd July 2015

DANNY Talbot says he’s learned the hard way that only success in major competitions will hold any long-term clout in the athletics world.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE: Prize guys honoured with awards

This Is Wiltshire:

8:00am Friday 3rd July 2015

THE Trowbridge & District League held their AGM last week, with the end-of-season prizes handed out at the Wesley Road Club.

Lysa lands world spot

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Friday 3rd July 2015

TROWBRIDGE’S Hot Chilli Triathlon Club took a number of competitors to the UK Ironman 70.3 event in Exmoor.

Theft of mum's car to buy kebab costs drunk man £900 in fines

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Friday 3rd July 2015

A MAN stole his own mother's car from outside her Penhill address while drunk in order to go to the kebab shop, despite holding no licence or insurance.

Westbury ale brewed for success

This Is Wiltshire: Owner of Twisted Brewing, Andy Murray (30225068)

5:03pm Friday 3rd July 2015

WITH summer well and truly here finding the right beer to go with that perfect BBQ meal can be challenging, but a Westbury brewery has produced an ale which could do just the trick.

Town pays its respects to Tunisia beach massacre victims

This Is Wiltshire:

5:15pm Friday 3rd July 2015

THE victims of the Tunisian massacre were remembered in a minute’s silence by the people of Marlborough at midday today, a week after the tragedy.

Family's farewell to loving Daniel, 11

This Is Wiltshire:

4:47pm Friday 3rd July 2015

FAMILY and friends of Purton schoolboy Daniel Climance gathered in private to grieve at St Mary's Church today after the tragic collision which took the life of the 11-year-old.

Preview: A Little History of the World, Broad Hinton

4:03pm Friday 3rd July 2015

A Little History of the World

Young entrepreneurs taking part in workshops to support businesses

This Is Wiltshire: Chamber of Commerce President Emma Roberts with two of the young entrepreneurs

3:34pm Friday 3rd July 2015

YOUNG entrepreneurs are embarking on a series of marketing and social media workshops to support their businesses, following the success of the Hitachi Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

Blood-soaked OAP in three-hour wait for ambulance

This Is Wiltshire:

2:51pm Friday 3rd July 2015

AN 89-year-old woman was left to bleed in the street for three hours as she waited for an ambulance on Tuesday night after she tripped and hit the pavement face first.

Tesco Foodbank appeal launched at Trowbridge supermarket

This Is Wiltshire: Tesco in Trowbridge launch their food bank collection with Trowbridge Mayor Roger Andrews. Staff from the store before their Trolly dash. L-R Jessica Johnson, Keiran Humphries, Lou Plank, Community Champion Cheryl Brown, Trowbridge Mayor Roger Andrews, St

1:44pm Friday 3rd July 2015

SUPERMARKET store Tesco Extra urged the people of Trowbridge to donate generously for the launch of the national chain’s sixth Neighbourhood Food Collection this year.

Nepal charity founder appeals for people not to forget quake victims

This Is Wiltshire: Nestling Trust founder Sue Hamblin in Nepal

1:38pm Friday 3rd July 2015

A CHARITY worker who survived the two earthquakes in Nepal earlier this year is urging people not to forget the victims who are still living in tents with no sanitation.

Golfers in full swing for charity challenge

This Is Wiltshire: Derek McGinley, David Wynne-Jones, Leighton Walker (manager at Chippenham Golf Club), Mike Goodwin and Mike Geake

1:20pm Friday 3rd July 2015

GOLFERS put their bodies, and minds, on the line for Macmillan Cancer Research's marathon golfing challenge.

Westbury ale brewed for success

This Is Wiltshire: Owner of Twisted Brewing, Andy Murray (30225068)

1:14pm Friday 3rd July 2015

WITH summer well and truly here finding the right beer to go with that perfect BBQ meal can be challenging, but a Westbury brewery has produced an ale which could do just the trick.

Play tennis for free in Devizes at club's open day

This Is Wiltshire: Striking new colours at Devizes Tennis Club, off London Road. The club is allowing free play on May 17 and 18 as part of the Great British Tennis Weekend

3:25pm Friday 3rd July 2015

BUDDING Andy Murrays and Heather Watsons can find out if tennis is for them with the chance to play for free on Sunday.

£15k balloon launched from Swindon school looks down on earth

This Is Wiltshire:

12:14pm Friday 3rd July 2015

A STATE-OF-THE-ART balloon capable of making it into the limits of the Earth’s atmosphere was launched from Swindon and recovered – from Warwickshire.

Two men arrested after police chase suspected stolen car through Penhill

This Is Wiltshire:

11:55am Friday 3rd July 2015

TWO men have been arrested following a police pursuit through Penhill and Abbey Meads yesterday evening.

Record-breaking temperatures in June... and they're expected to rise in July

This Is Wiltshire:

9:17am Friday 3rd July 2015

BOTH Tuesday and Wednesday’s weather broke temperature records for west Wiltshire.

Primary school hosts literacy festival

This Is Wiltshire:

4:07pm Friday 3rd July 2015

LITTLE stars of the future spent a day learning from the experts at the inaugural White Horse Federation literacy festival at Croft Primary School.

VIP guests enjoy lunch with Rugby World Cup-inspired menu

This Is Wiltshire:

3:53pm Friday 3rd July 2015

DINNER guests enjoyed a Rugby World Cup-inspired three-course menu in Swindon this week, but it was not at any old town centre eatery.

M4 conman returns with motorists falling foul of elaborate sob story

This Is Wiltshire: The man who calls himself Paul Jones

1:01pm Friday 3rd July 2015

A COMMUTER who fell foul of a motorway conman is warning others not to fall for the trick as police launch a fresh appeal to motorists.

Couples run for their lives during Tunisian massacre

This Is Wiltshire:

11:44am Friday 3rd July 2015

TWO Bromham couples caught up in the Tunisian massacre have spoken of their terror as they fled from a machine gun wielding fanatic who went on a killing spree.

Police plea after safe stolen from north Swindon business

This Is Wiltshire: STOCK police tape
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11:35am Friday 3rd July 2015

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a business in North Swindon to come forward.

Not in Islam's name - leader condemns Tunisia outrage

This Is Wiltshire:

11:24am Friday 3rd July 2015

ABDEL Boutarfas, chairman of the Moroccan Community Association in Trowbridge, has condemned the shootings and says he hopes his religion will not be tarnished by it.

Stay away from Tunisia for now, says travel agent

This Is Wiltshire:

11:08am Friday 3rd July 2015

CALNE travel agent Mark Fetchett is warning his customers not to visit Tunisia as agents across the county deal with the aftermath of last week’s attacks.

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