Devizes Carnival entrants turn on the style

This Is Wiltshire:

8:02pm Saturday 30th August 2014

From mini majorettes to sultry samba dances Devizes had the carnival spirit on Saturday night.

Rail watchdog investigates Longleat miniature train accident

This Is Wiltshire:

9:53am Saturday 30th August 2014

A miniature train accident at Longleat Adventure Park is being investigated by the rail watchdog, according to the BBC.

Retirement homes scheme 'to ease Marlborough traffic'

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

DEVELOPER McCarthy & Stone says plans to build retirement flats at the site of the Clarke and Rodway Garage in Marlborough will help to ease traffic problems around Granham Hill.

Motorists fume over parking penalties despite faulty Trowbridge machines

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Parking control at St Stephen’s Place Leisure Park in Trowbridge has come under fire again from angry motorists, after several visitors received tickets despite both of the machines being out of order.

Wiltshire Police appeal over 'dangerously pure' heroin

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

8:10pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Wiltshire Police have tweeted that there are reports of heroin of a dangerous level of purity being sold in the Chippenham area.

Young survivor takes prize in Devizes baby contest

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Miracle baby Emily Chase must be the youngest child ever to take part in a Devizes baby show, for in physical terms she was only days old when the judging took place.

Man arrested on suspicion of drink-driving as three vehicles damaged in crash

This Is Wiltshire:

2:14pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A STAVERTON woman has recalled the “horrendous” moment two cars collided outside her house in a quiet residential street.

Drivers netted in operation

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Police targeted drivers speeding and committing other traffic offences in Calne during the first part of a crackdown in the town.

A420 reopens with roadworks completed a week early

This Is Wiltshire: A420 traffic - current

1:56pm Saturday 30th August 2014

ROADWORKS to upgrade the surface of the A420 close to Shrivenham have been completed a full week ahead of schedule to the relief of residents.

Calne's Repair Academy has flair for repair

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A social enterprise in Calne that combines recycling with practical training was praised by the Minister for Civil Society in a visit last week.

Little Chalfield solar farm plan angers villagers

This Is Wiltshire:

11:55am Saturday 30th August 2014

Opponents of plans for a 25 hectare solar farm at Little Chalfield hope to convince councillors to throw the scheme out next week.

All rosy at Corsham garden society show

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

This year’s Corsham Garden Society annual show attracted more than 600 entries, from floral art, produce and cookery to photography, drawing an audience of more than 100.

Bestival date for Pan's People star Dee Dee

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

TROWBRIDGE Pan’s People star Dee Dee Wilde is looking forward to her first appearance at major UK festival Bestival next week, where she will be hosting a dancing extravaganza.

Melksham homes plan in spotlight

This Is Wiltshire: The Christie Miller Sports Centre in Melksham will be used for counting Wiltshire votes on Sunday

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Melksham Without Parish Council will discuss new planning applications, including a proposal to build up to 170 homes on land east of Semington Road on Monday.

Kasim's ability is Town's best weapon says Byrne

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

NATHAN Byrne is the latest Town player to praise teammate Yaser Kasim in the wake of the Iraqi’s excellent recent form.

Thompson is our Baresi or Hansen says Cooper

This Is Wiltshire: Nathan Thompson with the Advertiser’s Swindon Town Player of the Year trophy

5:50am Saturday 30th August 2014

Town boss Mark Cooper revealed just how big a loss Nathan Thompson would be today against Coventry when he compared his captain to two greats of defending, Alan Hansen and Franco Baresi.

Applause as planners object to homes bid on former Studley nursery

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Villagers in Studley are celebrating after Wiltshire Council's North Area Planning Committee voted to object to a planning application for 28 houses.

Horror death crash driver faces charge

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

ARNIE Peter Rogers has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving in the horrific collision which took the life of 33-year-old Paul Winters in May.

Owners mark home’s big day by reposing for photo

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

STAFF at a nursing home in Purton have celebrated its 30th anniversary by recreating a photograph that appeared in the Swindon Advertiser three decades ago.

M4 security ramped up ready for NATO summit

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

WILTSHIRE Police officers will be on high alert along the M4 next week as delegates, including US President Barack Obama, make their way to and from Swindon for the NATO summit in Newport under threat of disruption from activists.

Warden spared jail after theft from dementia victim

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

A WARDEN at sheltered accommodation who plundered thousands from the bank account of an elderly widower, who has since died, walked free from court.

Updated plan’s extra help for crime victims

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

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

NEW services to support victims will be commissioned in Swindon from April next year as part of the updated Police and Crime Plan.

Funding will help the force to hold front line

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

POLICE staffing levels are holding at just over 1,000 bobbies on the beat as new funding help the force provide improved services.

Rape victims are let down

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

RAPE crimes being settled by community resolutions have been branded unacceptable by the police inspectorate in a report into data handling.

Staff jobs are safe says leisure boss

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE company which is set to take over the town’s leisure facilities has reassured current staff it is not looking to make sweeping cuts.

Woman jailed for £25,000 benefit abuse

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

A WOMAN who took part in a benefit scam totalling almost £25,000 has been jailed for 18 weeks.

Women's Aid staff take ice bucket challenge

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

SWINDON Women’s Aid staff have become the latest to take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge sweeping the country.

OAP can keep gun after grandson is barred from house

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Magistrates Court

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

A PENSIONER who had his shotgun certificate confiscated by the police over fears about his grandson has been allowed to have it back.

Swindon Spitfires Ladies keep their stars for big kick off

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

SWINDON Spitfires ladies kick off their league campaign on Sunday and hope that this season will see them mount a serious title challenge. 

Foreign tourists flock to the town

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE Steam Museum, the Designer Outlet Village and the Magic Roundabout are among locations being praised for an increase in international tourists visiting Wiltshire.

Blind Trevor’s CD raises funds to say thanks to charity

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

BLIND musician Trev Taylor has recorded an album in support of the Wiltshire Blind Association.

A dream climb is grounded

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

STUDENT Cerianne Pidgeon has been left devastated after her trip to climb to the roof of Africa was cancelled despite raising thousands of pounds for charity.

Firefighters thanked after blaze tackled at upmarket furniture firm

This Is Wiltshire:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Upmarket furniture firm OKA has paid tribute to firefighters after its Froxfield warehouse went up in flames.

Disabled Westbury woman knocked over by would-be thief

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

8:58am Friday 29th August 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted burglary in Westbury in which a disabled woman was knocked over.

Anger as vandals hit Chippenham cars in paint attacks

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A vandal's spray painting spree in Chippenham damaged at least 15 cars.

Angry farmer blocks in group of travellers who refuse to leave Trowbridge land

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Furious farmer Chris Awdry and his workers barricaded in a group of travellers with a dozen tractors after they refused to leave land he rents in Trowbridge.

Coventry boss Pressley fearing a tough time at Town tomorrow

This Is Wiltshire:

4:49pm Friday 29th August 2014

Coventry manager Steven Pressley is not expecting an easy ride as he brings his side to the County Ground tomorrow.

Good cheer as Potterne Cricket Club’s beer festival raises grand sum

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Hundreds of people came out on the weekend’s only dry day for the Potterne Cricket Club’s annual beer festival.

Trowbridge councillor's fears over Studley Green Youth Club

This Is Wiltshire: Jeff Osborn

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Trowbridge and Wiltshire councillor Jeff Osborn he is concerned about the future of Studley Green Youth Club, after equipment was removed from the Studley Green Community Centre.

Cars are the stars at Axford fete

This Is Wiltshire:

3:01pm Friday 29th August 2014

FAMILIES enjoyed a fun-filled day at the Axford fete last Saturday.

Police search after gates are damaged in Devizes

This Is Wiltshire:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Police are searching for the person who damaged the historic Quakers Walk gates.

Wiltshire Big Wheel offers chance to ride part of Tour of Britain route

This Is Wiltshire: Sir Bradley Wiggins cycling in a previous Tour of Britain

11:38am Friday 29th August 2014

Cyclists get the chance to ride part of the route of the Tour of Britain in Wiltshire, just days before Sir Bradley Wiggins and other stars of world cycling race through the county.

Admirable aid comes from a generous Hilperton pub

This Is Wiltshire:

10:20am Friday 29th August 2014

A fundraising weekend to help a charity which has struggled to get outside support for fundraising has raised more than £1,200.

Man charged following death of man in Thamesdown Drive crash

This Is Wiltshire:

10:28am Friday 29th August 2014

A DRIVER has been charged following a fatal road traffic collision in Swindon.

Benefit fraud siblings sentenced

This Is Wiltshire:

10:16am Friday 29th August 2014

A WOMAN who took part in a benefit scam totalling almost £25,000 has been jailed for 18 weeks.

Entrants must impress judges during Devizes Carnival parade

This Is Wiltshire:

9:36am Friday 29th August 2014

People taking part in Devizes Carnival procession on Saturday will have to impress professional arts workers to win a trophy.

Wet weather takes toll on Great Bulkington Railway rides

This Is Wiltshire:

8:25am Friday 29th August 2014

The Great Bulkington Railway took passengers for a wet ride on Monday as station manager Neville Boulton drove visitors around on three miniature trains for charity.

THE LIST: 10 things to do around Swindon this weekend (August 30&31 edition)

This Is Wiltshire: Nathan Jones Band

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

AS another weekend beckons we bring you the latest in our new regular weekly slot giving you 10 things to do in and around Swindon.

1,000 sign petition to restore hour’s free parking in Wiltshire Council car parks

This Is Wiltshire: Duncan Hames MP

8:03am Friday 29th August 2014

A petition to restore an hour’s free parking in Wiltshire Council car parks has exceeded 1,000 signatures.

Second time for Devizes cross

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE Market Cross in Devizes had a grand re-unveiling on Tuesday, as part of the carnival fortnight, to mark 200 years since it was built.






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