Pedestrian in accident on A303 near Stonehenge dies

This Is Wiltshire: Laster aimed at Wiltshire Air Ambulance

8:59am Monday 1st September 2014

A pedestrian hit by a car on the A303 near Stonehenge on Friday evening has died, police have said.

Sisterly love spurs Trowbridge youngster to ride Wiltshire Big Wheel

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

TROWBRIDGE youngster Emily Gunning is taking on the Wiltshire Big Wheel in September to raise money on behalf of her sister who suffers from a rare condition called Smith-Magenis syndrome (SMS).

Civic leaders want Chippenham plan revisited

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

CHIPPENHAM councillors are calling for a major rethink on the central Bath Road redevelopment.

Musical treat as St John residents show off garden and craft skills

This Is Wiltshire: Picture from stock

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Green-fingered residents of The Order of St John Care Trust home will showcase their craftiness at their annual Wiltshire Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show on Wednesday.

Family fete fun raises funds for good causes

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

HUNDREDS of pounds were raised for local charities as the Southbrook Fete brought people from across the community together on Sunday.

Royal Mail worker is jailed for thefts

This Is Wiltshire: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

A FORMER Royal Mail worker has been jailed for stealing more than £60,000 worth of jewellery and watches from the company.

Bargains galore in return of yard sale

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

OLD Town gardens were transformed into hives of bric-a-brac and bargains as residents brought out their unwanted items for the annual yard sale on Sunday.

Site set aside for grieving travellers

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

HUNDREDS of travellers are expected to arrive in Swindon today to attend a family funeral and will be given access to the vacant Groundwell Park and Ride site.

Flower seller was part of many lives

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

FAMILY tributes have been paid to Beth Howes, a stalwart of Swindon’s market trade for more than 30 years, after she lost her battle with cancer.

Chairman leaves gig on high note

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

CHAIRMAN Keith Newman made this year’s Broad Town Big Gig his last after eight years in charge but he leaves it at its biggest-ever size for a successor.

Arctic convoy veteran gets Russian military honour

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

VETERANS of the “worst journey in the world” have been recognised by the Russian government for their efforts in the Arctic Convoys by being awarded the Ushakov Medal.

Critics round on plans for homes and Tesco store

This Is Wiltshire: Hazel Newson, member of Wootton Bassett business association, with mayor Mike Leighfield at the site

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco have submitted a planning application for a new store and hundreds of homes in Royal Wootton Bassett despite fierce opposition from residents.

Support pours in for young Charlie’s cancer fight

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

CHARLIE Allen is still smiling in the face of his battle with leukaemia as family and friends of the five-year-old continue their fundraising efforts.

Driving on past any bumps in the road

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

GORDON Frost, 47, is Thamesdown Transport’s new operations director. His responsibilities include improving services and encouraging more people to use buses. A father of three, he lives with wife Melissa, a social worker, in Telford, but is planning a move to Swindon ONLINE booking, a mobile app to track buses on their way to our stops and ready internet access for all passengers.

FA Cup: Luke’s blast is enough to see off spirited Hallen

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

DAVE Webb was relieved to see his Swindon Supermarine side avoid an FA Cup banana skin after they were pushed all the way for a place in the first qualifying round by Hallen.

Hospital food put to the test

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

THE Great Western Hospital will now be judged on its food as the NHS introduces mandatory standards across the country.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Collier at a loss as Bluebirds slip to defeat after good start

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier is struggling to pinpoint the reasons behind his side’s poorest display of the season so far after the Bluebirds were beaten by Hungerford Town on Saturday.

FA Cup: Barrington boys lose out to giant-killers

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

SAM Collier was gutted that his players failed to give themselves a chance to hand last season’s FA Cup giant-killers Shortwood United a taste of their own medicine.

FA Cup: Cup road closed for un-streetwise Bassett

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

WOOTTON Bassett Town boss Paul Braithwaite thinks that if his players had been slightly more streetwise, they could now find themselves in the mix in the FA Cup first qualifying round.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Hopkins goes back to school as College lose

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

ROB HOPKINS is hoping that he can welcome boss Mark Teasdale back to the New College dugout having secured some cup progress for the student side.

SHOOTING: Customs issues for Tony having gunned down gold

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

A SWINDON shooter is counting gold after a successful clay-pigeon competition in South Africa recently Tony Manvell, owner of Wiltshire Rod and Gun Shop on Victoria Road, won in his category ahead of 50 rivals from around the globe.

Meningitis survivor beats odds to cycle in Sainsbury's School Games

This Is Wiltshire:

10:51am Sunday 31st August 2014

TEENAGE paracyclist Lauren Booth has been selected to compete at Sainsbury’s 2014 School Games – a major multi-sport event for elite young athletes.

Pledge your skills to help Rowde activity centre bid

This Is Wiltshire: Rowde Parish Council is supporting calls for a crossing on the Caen Hill dual carriageway

6:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Rowde Parish Council is asking villagers to pledge support for its bid for funding to Sport England to build an activity centre on the village sports field.

Defibrillator at Woodborough social club

This Is Wiltshire: Village has life saving equipment thanks to pub's summer ball

4:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Woodborough's first defibrillator has been installed on the wall at the Social Club in Smithy Lane.

Selwood backs Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Selwood Housing has donated £2,000 to the Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust to help with community activities.

Xbox boost for Devizes Hospital patients

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Devizes Rotary Club is raising money for Green Lane Hospital in the town, which looks after patients with mental health problems.

A final stir of the pan as Marlborough pair make a change

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

After 25 years in Marlborough, caterers Della and Stephen Moran are hanging up their aprons in search of new adventures.

Man arrested over Olympiad underwear theft

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

10:56am Sunday 31st August 2014

A man, 33, from Sutton Benger has been arrested on suspicion of stealing underwear from a changing rooms of the Olympiad, Chippenham, on July 2 this year.

Farming diary - Family visit during harvest

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

The autumnal chill has remained over the last week, with a northerly wind dominating the weather.

It was such a lovely evening in the Trowbridge garden

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Last month – despite threats of thunderstorms Trowbridge Horticultural Society enjoyed a lovely evening at their annual garden party at Victoria Gardens.

Bremhill couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Church verger Derek Kyte and church warden Nancy Kyte are celebrating 60 years of happy marriage today.

Hundreds of travellers to arrive at park and ride

This Is Wiltshire: Police speaking to the travellers at the old Groundwell Park and Ride site

9:33am Sunday 31st August 2014

HUNDREDS of travellers are expected to arrive in Swindon today to attend a family funeral and will be given access to the vacant Groundwell Park and Ride site.

Pewsey dad's 106km success is heartfelt

This Is Wiltshire:

8:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

FATHER Andy Bayliss completed a tough 106 kilometre walking challenge on Saturday to raise money for the British Heart Foundation in memory of his unborn son.

Atlantic crossing gigs to put Westbury festival on map

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

SINGER Leander Morales aims to put Westbury Music and Arts Festival on the map by playing a gig in a America and England in the same day.

Wife joins Dorothy House Midnight Walk in memory of popular Melksham rugby captain

This Is Wiltshire:

11:01am Sunday 31st August 2014

FORMER captain of Melksham Rugby Club Chris Bull will be one of hundreds of people remembered during this year’s Midnight Walk for Dorothy House Hospice.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

This Is Wiltshire: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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.






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