Savernake tragedy: Max Pearson will be missed by so many, say family

This Is Wiltshire:

2:54pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

The family of Max Pearson, who died in an accident on Grand Avenue, in Savernake Forest, Marlborough early on Sunday morning have paid tribute to him.

Breaking news Firefighters rescue dog from burning Redhouse home

This Is Wiltshire:

2:42pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are fighting a blaze in Redhouse, where a dog has been rescued from a burning house.

Fire crews tackle Rowde flat blaze

This Is Wiltshire:

1:03pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

Firefighters tackled a fire in Rowde today in an upstairs flat off Springfield Road, Rowde.

Furious farmers to blockade Iceland distribution centre in milk prices protest

This Is Wiltshire:

12:52pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

DAIRY farmers will continue their fight for fair milk prices with a protest and blockade outside the gates of Iceland’s distribution centre in Penzance Drive, Swindon, tonight.

IN DEPTH WITH... Glenn Hoddle

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

WHEN Glenn Hoddle took over at Swindon he arrived at a club that had been caught up in a financial scandal, stripped of its place in the top tier of English football and was feeling pretty sorry for itself.

New voter registrations hailed a success by government minister

This Is Wiltshire: Everything you need to know about voting in St Albans today

2:16pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

Official figures published today show that 88% of people in the South West have automatically been registered to vote following the move to Individual Electoral Registration in the summer.

Do you know who this is? Police issue CCTV picture after wallet is taken from bookies

This Is Wiltshire:

1:28pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

Police are appealing for information after a wallet left on a counter was taken from a Betfred bookmakers in Cricklade Road, Swindon, on October 21 between 11.30am and 12.30pm.

Food charity seeks help to meet need

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

SWINDON Foodbank is gearing up to give a little extra help to families facing a crisis this Christmas.

FA VASE: Perrin praises "unbelievable" Melksham

This Is Wiltshire:

1:23pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

BOSS Darren Perrin lauded an “unbelievable” Melksham Town performance as they powered into the FA Vase third round with an emphatic win at Slimbridge on Tuesday.

Book a place on the library bike

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

LIBRARIANS are going to need to step up their workout regime for a new initiative – pulling Swindon Central Library around on a bicycle.

Hoddle: "I came close to County Ground return"

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

YOU don’t have to walk far around the County Ground before you hear someone praising Mark Cooper’s current crop of players.

Hoddle: "Play-off final was an amazing game, to think we may have lost it"

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

MONDAY, May 31, 1993. It is a date which will always be etched into the memory of any Swindon Town fan.

Jahmene wants to leave the X Factor behind

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

X-FACTOR runner-up Jahmene Douglas is trying to regain some credibility and separate himself from the stigma attached with the prime time talent contest.

Water pipeline to preserve Kennet

This Is Wiltshire: he River Kennet runs dry at Treacle Bolly in Marlborough last year.

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

THAMES Water is set to build a multi-million pound pipeline to Swindon in a bid to preserve the future of the River Kennet.

Town's squad players in need of an outlet

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

AS the loan window closes on Thursday, Swindon Town will be looking to move out the players on the fringes of the squad who are not getting regular game time.

Kids keep fit on the way to school

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

HOUSEBUILDER Taylor Wimpey is encouraging children to walk to school after donating high-visibility wristbands to pupils at East Wichel Community Primary School and Nursery.

Mum’s insurance shock after hit and run

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

“I CAME back inside, cuddled my baby and just broke down,” said Laura James moments after a hit and run driver wrote off her car.

Ensuring youngsters will no longer suffer violence in the home

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

CHILDREN are the forgotten secondary victims of domestic abuse and this week, Swindon Women’s Aid is highlighting the untold effects on their wellbeing.

Ribbon gesture aims to raise awareness of domestic abuse

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

CAMPAIGNERS raising awareness of the effects of domestic abuse tied a white ribbon around a tree outside the Civic Offices.

Man avoids prison after molesting sleeping girl

This Is Wiltshire: Scales of Justice

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

A MAN who “tried his luck” and sexually assaulted a friend as she lay sleeping in bed after a boozy night out has been spared jail.

We are glad you care, say grateful charities

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

IMPRESSIVE cheques have been presented to the Alzheimer’s Society and the Swindon Carers Centre.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: A couple of new faces offer a boost for Paul’s Bassett

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

WOOTTON Bassett boss Paul Braithwaite is feeling buoyant ahead of his side’s Hellenic Premier clash with Thatcham Town tonight.

Wall of poppies to honour fallen

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

PUPILS at Rodbourne Cheney have created a war memorial based on a Tower of London installation made up of hundreds of thousands of poppies.

Union in battle to be heard

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

UNITE continued its fight for union recognition at car seat maker TS Tech yesterday with another demonstration at the firm’s gatesagainst poor working conditions.

Call to please welcome all breastfeeders

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

BUSINESSES are being urged to help breastfeeding mums feel more comfortable by signing up to a new scheme.

Let's go retro as pop-up boutique open three days a week in bistro

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

FASHIONISTAS looking for the best place to get their fix should head along to Harris and Hoole to browse the rails of a new pop-up shop.

Bear takes on a historical war tour

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

PADDINGTON is not the only travelling bear causing a bit of a stir, after Royal Wootton Bassett’s Ted set off on his own Great War-inspired adventure.

Sign up for great sleep-out... and help the homeless

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

IGNORE the plummeting temperatures - there is still time to sign up to take part in homeless charity Threshold’s annual sleep-out.

Help Royal Wootton Bassett become dementia-friendly community

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Wednesday 26th November 2014

RESIDENTS of Royal Wootton Bassett are being invited to help the town’s bid to become a dementia-friendly community.

'Perfect shopping storm' predicted as Black Friday and Mega Monday fall on same weekend

This Is Wiltshire:

5:37pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

A 'PERFECT' shopping storm is being predicted as Black Friday - when retailers slash prices to provide bargain offers for early shoppers - and Mega Monday, the peak online shopping day before Christmas, are on the same weekend for the first time since 2008. 

Canal boat tragedy: Police not treating death as suspicious

This Is Wiltshire:

11:49am Tuesday 25th November 2014

Wiltshire Police have confirmed that they not treating the death of a man in a canal boat fire on the Kennet and Avon Canal near Marsh Farm, Hilperton, this morning as suspicious.

Man dies in canal boat blaze near Trowbridge

This Is Wiltshire:

8:47am Tuesday 25th November 2014

A MAN died in a canal boat fire on the Kennet and Avon Canal near Marsh Farm, Hilperton, this morning.

Heavy metal stars Metallica to headline Reading 2015

This Is Wiltshire:

7:20pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Heavy metal stars Metallica are to headline Reading Festival next year for the fourth time.

National Express bookings soar as trains struggle to take strain this Christmas

This Is Wiltshire:

6:10pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

CHRISTMAS commuters are facing delays as the train struggles to take the strain in the run up to the big day meaning a surge in Swindon ticket sales for coach firm National Express.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Gardiner toasts first Westbury victory

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

MITCH Spackman’s long-range effort and a Nick Taylor header secured Westbury United a first win in 15 matches as they overcame Oldland Abbotonians.

Cooper backs Toffolo to improve as defender signs on till the end of the season

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

TOWN boss Mark Cooper is expecting Harry Toffolo to improve even further after the Norwich youngster agreed to sign on until the end of the season.

Police plea over accident which left Renault Clio on its roof

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

2:01pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses to an accident at 8.20pm on Tuesday, November 18, at the junction for Cricklade Road and Thamesdown Drive in which a car ended up on its roof.

'Terminator' Smith will be back to face Fleetwood

This Is Wiltshire:

1:55pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

TOWN boss is fully expecting ‘Terminator’ Michael Smith to be available for the first XI this weekend against Fleetwood Town.

Devizes man faces trial over assault and public order offence charges

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

9:27am Tuesday 25th November 2014

A Devizes man who is accused of assault and a public order offence is to face trial.

New look for Warminster's Three Horseshoes Walk shopping mall in time for Christmas

This Is Wiltshire:

8:51am Tuesday 25th November 2014

The Three Horseshoes Walk shopping mall in Warminster is undergoing a dramatic transformation with new branding, soft landscaping and furniture, free wi-fi, a website and Facebook page after being bought by the UK’s third largest shopping centre owner NewRiver Retail.

Council could face £2m Swindon Skips site clean-up bill

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Tuesday 25th November 2014

TAXPAYERS could be left to pick up a £2m bill for clearing up a rubbish tip that has been deemed unsafe.

Trust's Town ticket scheme to boost Fleetwood gate

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 25th November 2014

SWINDON Town Supporters’ Trust, TrustSTFC, have stepped up to the plate of raising attendances at the County Ground with a ticket offer that has nearly tripled their estimated take-up.

Polish interpreters are helping children

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

7:00pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

A TROWBRIDGE-based project to provide Polish interpreters for schoolchildren and youngsters who may be having education and language difficulties has been launched.

Wealth of Wiltshire Christmas Fair at County Hall

This Is Wiltshire: The new Trowbridge library facility, left, at County Hall

6:00pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

WILTSHIRE Council is holding a Wealth of Wiltshire Christmas Fair in the Atrium at County Hall in Trowbridge on Thursday, December 11, from 9am-5pm.

Christmas trees brighten up Lacock for festive season

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

LACOCK has been lit up with 10 Christmas trees scattered around the village.

Dream of publishing novel comes true for former Clarendon headteacher

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

FORMER Clarendon headteacher Colin Kay is embarking on a new venture with the launch of his first novel, Fateful Gift.

Chance to swoop on Womad's early bird tickets

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3:31pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

THE organisers of Womad - Wiltshire’s largest annual music festival - have announced the release of a limited number of ‘early bird’ tickets after last year’s event was a sell-out.

Knife brandishing case dropped as judge learns accused has died

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

2:06pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

The case against a man who was accused of brandishing a knife at neighbours has been closed after a judge learned he had died.

Claw hammer nightmare for Melksham tenant as men try to force their way in

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

11:39am Tuesday 25th November 2014

POLICE have appealed for information after a tenant of the flat above the Melksham off-license in Market Place woke up when two men tried to break into the shop, using a claw hammer.

Town striker Waldon joins Brackley on loan

This Is Wiltshire:

10:15am Tuesday 25th November 2014

TOWN striker Connor Waldon has joined Brackley Town on a month-long loan.








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