Breaking news Police officers injured after violence breaks out at illegal rave in Swindon

This Is Wiltshire:

7:54am Sunday 1st March 2015

Missiles were hurled at police after they went to break up an illegal rave in the early hours of this morning.

Cooper blasts 'terrible' referee after Crewe draw

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Sunday 1st March 2015

MARK Cooper delivered a scathing assessment of referee Graham Salisbury’s performance as Swindon Town were held to a goalless draw at Crewe Alexandra yesterday.

'Swindon can recover from blip,' says Crewe boss Davis

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Sunday 1st March 2015

CREWE manager Steve Davis has backed Swindon to get over their blip in form and push for promotion come the end of the season after watching his side hold Town to a 0-0 draw at Gresty Road.

School blazes vocal trail scooping two sections and the top prize

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Sunday 1st March 2015

PUPILS from John of Gaunt School were the big winners at this year’s Young Voice of Trowbridge speaking competition held at St Augustine’s Catholic College in Trowbridge.

Reaching out to our heroes

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Sunday 1st March 2015

THE Royal British Legion Welfare Team is encouraging serving and veteran soldiers to attend drop-in sessions in Warminster where they can be given financial, social and emotional support.

Marathon men’s super-human effort for charity

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Sunday 1st March 2015

TROWBRIDGE dads Ben Cherry and Ben Veal are preparing for a superhuman effort on Sunday – running the Bath Half Marathon dressed as Batman and Spider-Man.

Inspectors say Melksham care home has improved

6:19am Sunday 1st March 2015

A CARE home in Broughton Gifford criticised for not protecting elderly residents from the risk of abuse, has improved, according to a recent inspection.

Cooper awaits Thompson diagnosis

This Is Wiltshire: Louis Thompson

7:31pm Saturday 28th February 2015

TOWN boss Mark Cooper was reluctant to give a diagnosis on the extent of Louis Thompson's shoulder injury until he had been through all the correct medical assessments after the midfielder was stretchered off during today's goalless draw at Crewe.

Cooper bemoans lack of luck in Crewe stalemate

This Is Wiltshire:

6:33pm Saturday 28th February 2015

SWINDON Town boss Mark Cooper felt his side were good enough to take all three points from their trip to Crewe Alexandra but bemoaned a lack of luck in front of goal after being held to a goalless draw.

FA VASE: Highworth Town 1 Tadcaster Albion 1 AET

This Is Wiltshire:

5:41pm Saturday 28th February 2015

HIGHWORTH Town's dreams of an appearance at Wembley remain intact after their FA Vase quarter-final against Tadcaster Albion ended in a 1-1 draw this afternoon.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Crewe v Swindon Town

This Is Wiltshire:

1:16pm Saturday 28th February 2015

Join us for live coverage from Gresty Road as Swindon Town travel to Crewe in League One

THE FULL-TIME REPORT: Crewe Alexandra 0 Swindon Town 0

This Is Wiltshire:

5:04pm Saturday 28th February 2015

SWINDON Town’s winless away run stretched to a fourth game in a goalless draw at Crewe Alexandra on Saturday.

Heart attack grandmother saved by man who smashed his way into her car

This Is Wiltshire:

4:04pm Saturday 28th February 2015

A CHIPPENHAM grandmother wants to thank the man who smashed his way into her car to free her after she had a heart attack at the wheel.

Trowbridge cancer survivor presents cheque for £2,000 to hospital that helped him

2:55pm Saturday 28th February 2015

CANCER survivor Derek Ward has donated a cheque for £2,000 to the Bath Cancer Unit Support Group, after raising the money through a charity event at The Bell Inn in Westbury.

UPDATE: Lines reopen after person hit by train between Swindon and Kemble

This Is Wiltshire: First Great Western logo

2:17pm Saturday 28th February 2015

A person was hit on the line between Swindon and Kemble around lunchtime today.

St Mary's in Calne wins Care of Churches Award

5:40am Saturday 28th February 2015

PARISHIONERS at St Mary’s Church in Calne have received a Care of Churches Award from the Salisbury Diocese as a new £250,000 heating system nears completion.

SKY BET LEAGUE ONE: Leaders City stretch clear

This Is Wiltshire:

7:19pm Saturday 28th February 2015

BRISTOL City stretched their lead at the top of the table with victory against Rochdale.

Stonar head teacher stands down with immediate effect

4:57pm Saturday 28th February 2015

THE headteacher of independent school Stonar Toby Nutt has stood down from his role with immediate effect.

Toad, Ratty and co. take to Chippenham stage

This Is Wiltshire:

4:33pm Saturday 28th February 2015

CHIPPENHAM Hi-Lights celebrates 35 years of theatre in the town with a performance of Wind in the Willows this week.

Trowbridge woman holds fundraiser in memory of husband

2:13pm Saturday 28th February 2015

TROWBRIDGE widow Sally Lane is holding a fundraising evening on March 14 in memory of her husband, who lost his life to pancreatic cancer 21 years ago this year.

Devizes TV dinner parties as foodies’ appetiser

This Is Wiltshire: Chris Palmer reviews Caladh Nua at Devizes Festival

2:00pm Saturday 28th February 2015

Devizes is to stage its own version of the TV’s Come Dine With Me as it gears up for the town’s Food and Drink Festival.

Ready for battle on Devizes homes

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00pm Saturday 28th February 2015

Protestors against plans to build 123 more homes on land at Quakers Walk, Devizes, are gearing up to take on the developer.

Corsham project with peacock art

This Is Wiltshire: Looking Good

11:00am Saturday 28th February 2015

Peacock feather designs are needed for a community project in Corsham.

Marlborough hit by series of mini power cuts

This Is Wiltshire: Marlborough High Street

10:12am Saturday 28th February 2015

Marlborough has been hit by a series of mini power cuts this morning.

Soldier takes hit on TV art show

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Saturday 28th February 2015

AFGHANISTAN veteran Richard Salter came under fire from a judge on a new TV art show when he said he wanted his pictures to tell a story – but he survived the first round of the knock-out competition.

Youngsters join fight in Marlborough to save tree sparrow

This Is Wiltshire:

8:00am Saturday 28th February 2015

YOUNGSTERS from across Wiltshire came together last Saturday and created tree sparrow villages in Marlborough to help the declining population.

Man badly injured in 30ft fall at pub

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

A MAN is fighting for his life after falling 30ft from a window of a town centre pub.

Wolf Hall is a haunted ‘mess’ say its owners

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Saturday 28th February 2015

The owners of the real Wolf Hall, on which the BBC series is based, are four siblings who say it is haunted and “a bit of a mess”.

Man jailed for child sex offences - police praise victim's bravery

This Is Wiltshire:

4:17pm Saturday 28th February 2015

FORMER Lyneham man Michael Ernest Leach, 69, was sentenced to 10-and-a-half years in prison for child sexual offences at Swindon Crown Court on Monday.

Wildlife havens for housing

This Is Wiltshire: Wiltshire Wildlife Trust has cancelled a teddy bears’ picnic and parachute jump

12:00pm Saturday 28th February 2015

Food Champions from Wiltshire Wildlife Trust are helping people in Chippenham and Pewsey to create their own wildlife gardens thanks to a grant from People’s Postcode Trust.

Corsham marathon radio show ends early

This Is Wiltshire:

10:00am Saturday 28th February 2015

A world record attempt made by Corsham PCSO a for the longest continuous radio show has come to an end.

Rowde pupils see kind catch

This Is Wiltshire:

9:00am Saturday 28th February 2015

Hundreds of fish were removed from a Wiltshire canal, as pupils from Rowde Primary School watched the action.

Ryan's teary ‘sew long’ to telly contest

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

RYAN Walklett’s new career is all sewn up – despite being knocked out of the Great British Sewing Bee on Thursday night.

Help is at hand over sight loss

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

5:00am Saturday 28th February 2015

People suffering from sight loss can benefit from support sessions at Marlborough Fire Station next month.

Three week countdown: Nutrition tips for Wiltshire cyclists looking forward to Black Legend Sportive

This Is Wiltshire:

5:23pm Saturday 28th February 2015

With only three weeks to go until hundreds of cyclists arrive at the start line for the first Black Legend Sportive on Sunday, March 22, Ironman triathlete Claire Donald talks about the importance of nutrition and how you can tailor your diet for success on the big day.

School honoured for supporting young carers

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

MOREDON Primary School’s dedicated work supporting their young carers was honoured yesterday.

Hospital wants to create more beds

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

PLANS are already under way to increase the number of beds available next winter at the Great Western Hospital in a bid to prevent the problems which have occurred in recent months.

Grittleton girls clean out stables and raise over £1,000 for hospital welfare fund

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00pm Saturday 28th February 2015

When school friends Eloise Chisholm and Aimee Lindsay spent more than four hours cleaning stables they should have come out reeking of muck… but instead emerged smelling of roses after raising more than £1,000 for charity.

Carer’s face-to-face standoff with crook

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

A CHILLING face-to-face encounter in the corridor of a Swindon care home followed the burglary of a safe containing more than £1,000 in residents’ personal allowances.

FA VASE: Feet up at Worthians

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

HIGHWORTH Town boss John Fisher has stuck to his guns and not trained his squad ahead of this afternoon’s FA Vase quarter final at The Elms – despite the magnitude of the occasion.

Late HIV diagnosis ‘must be remedied’

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

THE National Aids Trust (NAT) is demanding more be done to tackle the large number of HIV cases diagnosed late in the town.

Jealous thug burned his girl

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

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

A TEENAGE girl told a court how she was subjected to a savage attack during which her boyfriend punched, kicked, burned and whipped her in a jealous rage.

New H&M store takes shape

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

THE boards are down at the site of H&M’s new flagship store in the town centre – and contractors working on the interior layout are expected to move in over the coming weeks.

First Great Western named Rail Business Of The Year

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

TRAIN operator First Great Western was named Rail Business of the Year at an industry award on Thursday.

Ofsted notes 'vast improvement' in nursery

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

A NURSERY damned by Ofsted inspectors last October for poor teaching and ineffective leadership has made significant improvements four months on.

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: Ladies ready to restart

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

Swindon Town hope to play their first competitive game since the first week in January when they entertain Chichester City in the FA Women’s Premier League Division One South West tomorrow (2pm).

Daring to dream of a date at Wembley

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

HAVING been waiting for the best part of a century, the Haines family deserve a trip to Wembley with Highworth Town more than most this spring.

Design of the times in classes

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

CLASSROOMS at Holy Cross Primary School are specially designed to help prepare children to learn, in line with recommendations from new research.

DARTS: ‘Smiffy’ on the Meads oche

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

WORLD Championship semi-finalist Dennis Smith will top the bill as a host of professional darts players travel to Swindon tomorrow.

Who will be the People's Choice?

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 28th February 2015

PATIENTS across Swindon and Wiltshire are being asked to nominate NHS staff who have gone above and beyond for a prestigious award.








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