Malmesbury transport group installs defibrillator in minibus

8:51pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

A COMMUNITY transport group in Malmesbury has become the first in Wiltshire to install a defibrillator on a minibus.

THE BURNING QUESTION ...why did Environment Agency take so long to sort the Marshgate blaze?

This Is Wiltshire:

6:14pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

WORKING with the Environment Agency during last summer’s fire at Marshgate was described as ‘deeply frustrating’ at times by Swindon council’s chief executive today.

GWH battles to cut reliance on agency staff as Government plans price cap

This Is Wiltshire:

6:10pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

THE Great Western Hospital plans to assess what impact a clampdown on agency staff will have.

First Great Western hits back after Channel 4 'expose'

This Is Wiltshire:

5:10pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

FIRST Great Western has defended its procedures following a damning Channel 4 documentary this week.

Battle continues in war of Link Centre climbing wall

This Is Wiltshire: climbing.JPG

5:01pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

GREENWICH Leisure Limited, the company which runs the Link Centre, has said it is still planning to go ahead with proposals to close the climbing wall – but is open to discussions over the plan.

Tributes paid to former Beehive landlord and councillor

This Is Wiltshire:

4:55pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to former pub landlord and Lydiard Tregoze parish councillor Gerry Fenn, who died on Sunday.

Mum helps others after daughter, 21, dies from rare Turner syndrome

This Is Wiltshire:

4:47pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

A GRIEVING mother whose daughter died suddenly from a rare genetic condition is encouraging others to attend an awareness day in her memory.

ATHLETICS: Talbot gets GB team call for Russia

This Is Wiltshire:

4:43pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

DANNY Talbot has been named in the Great Britain squad for the European Team Championships in Russia on June 20/21, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

Chippenham pupils enjoy day out at Tedworth House

This Is Wiltshire: High fives all round with Hero the bear

4:18pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

CHILDREN from Ivy Lane Primary School in Chippenham have been put through their paces by wounded, injured and sick war veterans and serving personnel during a visit to a Help for Heroes Recovery Centre.

Wiltshire's WI members attend special Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

This Is Wiltshire: Heading to the palace are, from left, Christine Watling (Pickwick), Maggie Roberts (Boxlea), Josephine Northam (Lyneham and Brandenstoke), Susie Barrington (Christain Malford and Foxham), Terri Wilson (Derry Hill), Barbara Mortimer (Hardenhuish), Coral Ma

3:31pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

DREARY early June weather did little to dampen the moods of Wiltshire’s WI members in Chippenham as they set off for Buckingham Palace this morning.

Malmesbury swan blog: Week three for shrinking band of cygnets

This Is Wiltshire: Swan Blog Malmesbury Third Week

3:41pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

A PAIR of swans have once again nested near the weir at Station Yard, Malmesbury, and nature lovers who have witnessed previous dramas are concerned about the safety of the babies.

Wiltshire's WI members attend special Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

This Is Wiltshire: Heading to the palace this morning are, from left, Christine Watling (Pickwick), Maggie Roberts (Boxlea), Josephine Northam (Lyneham and Brandenstoke), Susie Barrington (Christain Malford and Foxham), Terri Wilson (Derry Hill), Barbara Mortimer (Hardenhui

3:29pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

DREARY early June weather did little to dampen the moods of Wiltshire’s WI members in Chippenham as they set off for Buckingham Palace on Tuesday morning.

'Naive' dad jailed for dealing in heroin

This Is Wiltshire:

5:10pm Monday 1st June 2015

A ‘NAIVE idiot’ who turned to dealing heroin when he found himself penniless on leaving prison was jailed for two years.

Beware of 'fishy' conman, warn police

This Is Wiltshire:

2:52pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

POLICE are warning people to be aware of a bogus door-to-door fish seller who has been visiting addresses in the north Wiltshire area.

No jobs to go as Wiltshire Council decides to close recycling centres two days a week

This Is Wiltshire: Household recycling centres will be closed for two days a week

2:13pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

NO redundancies will be made by Hills Waste Solutions following major changes to household recycling centres across Wiltshire.

Pop sensation Rich Cottell urges Chippenham students to stay safe online

This Is Wiltshire: Indie pop sensation Rich Cottell at Hardenhuish School

9:28am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

SINGER and songwriter Rich Cottell has been sharing his experiences of cyber bullying at Hardenhuish School in Chippenham.

VIDEO: Old school bands give lesson in how to please a crowd in All Cannings

This Is Wiltshire: Lindisfarne go through their paces. By Vicky Scipio (VS871)

1:40pm Monday 1st June 2015

OLD school bands gave a lesson in how to rock a crowd when they appeared at the Concert At The Kings on Saturday.

No jobs to go as Wiltshire Council decides to close recycling centres two days a week

This Is Wiltshire: Household recycling centres will be closed for two days a week

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

NO redundancies will be made by Hills Waste Solutions following major changes to household recycling centres across Wiltshire.

BOXING: 'I think I just mentally destroyed him,' says Blackwell

This Is Wiltshire:

10:48am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

NICK Blackwell emerged victorious from the ring on Saturday night and revealed that a key part of his show-stopping British middleweight title win over John Ryder was the battle between the ears.

Police looking for two men who stole hundreds of pounds from shop till in Melksham

This Is Wiltshire:

1:00pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

POLICE are investigating a till-dip in which hundreds of pounds were stolen by two men from the Co-op in Blackmore Road, Melksham.

Police confirm 'no evidence' of poisoned meat in Trowbridge playing field

This Is Wiltshire: Seymour Park Seymour Park Trowbridge closed off with suspect dog poisoning Pics Trevor Porter  51483 1 (27741897)

12:24pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

POLICE are now saying that there is no evidence that meat discovered in a Trowbridge playing field yesterday was laced with poison, after a vet checked the affected dog.

Longleat Forest is part of £2.4bn Center Parcs sale

This Is Wiltshire: The Center Parcs' lake and vast village centre

12:23pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

FIVE UK Center Parcs resorts - including Longleat Forest - have been sold to a Canadian investment firm in a deal thought to be worth more than £2.4 billion.

Assessing the options for the former Town ten

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

WHAT now for the ten Town players whose release was announced yesterday?

POLICE APPEAL: Raw meat laced with poison left in Trowbridge playing field

This Is Wiltshire:

9:26am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

POLICE are appealing for information following the shocking discovery of raw meat laced with poison in a Trowbridge playing field yesterday.

Jail warning to man who encouraged girl, 11, to send indecent pictures of herself

This Is Wiltshire:

10:21am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

A MAN who encouraged an 11-year-old girl to send him indecent pictures of herself has been told to register as a sex offender.

Polish restaurant closes its doors after five months

This Is Wiltshire:

5:13pm Monday 1st June 2015

A POLISH restaurant which hoped to tantalise the tastebuds of the community was forced to bid pożegnanie, or farewell, to Old Town five months after its grand opening.

Jailed: Violent rapist who put vulnerable woman through day-long ordeal

This Is Wiltshire:

6:40pm Monday 1st June 2015

VIOLENT rapist Duraid Abdulrahman has been jailed for seven years for putting a vulnerable woman through a day-long ordeal at a house in the centre of Swindon.

Travel and weather round-up: Tuesday, June 2

This Is Wiltshire: The Thamesdown Transport depot

8:01am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

WEATHER warnings remain in place across Wiltshire with strong winds expected.

Underpass murder trial date set

This Is Wiltshire:

5:58pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

JASON Voong, the man accused of the murder of Tom Rogers and attempted murder of Leanne James in an underpass last summer, will have the opportunity to plead to the charges next month.

Employees from Trowbridge company Danone dress as vegetables for 10K charity run

This Is Wiltshire: The team of Danone employees dressed up as vegetables before the race

4:45pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

A TEAM of 25 employees from Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition in Trowbridge raised money for three local charities by completing the Bristol 10K dressed as vegetables on Sunday.

COMPETITION: Win tickets to Swindon's outdoor cinema

This Is Wiltshire: Cult Screens, an open air cinema which holds events in Reading and Oxford. This summer were also going to be screening in Town Gardens Bowl in June, July, August and September 2014.Please credit www.summerscreens.co.uk  for the picture.Picture submitted A

3:29pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Win one of three pairs of tickets for Cult Screens outdoor cinema this weekend.

Dust off your walking boots for Corsham festival

This Is Wiltshire: PODIUM: Share farming could be way forward for the countryside

3:27pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

WALKERS and hikers are being invited to Corsham as part of a three-day walking festival taking place in the town.

SAS inquest: Heat-stricken soldier allowed to continue on 16-mile march, inquest hears

This Is Wiltshire:

3:17pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

A HEAT-stricken soldier was allowed to continue on a 16-mile special forces selection march despite being withdrawn on medical grounds, a coroner has heard.

Re-opening of the Pear Tree Inn delayed

This Is Wiltshire:

3:13pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

THE re-opening of the Pear Tree in Whitley, near Melksham, has been delayed by four months and will not open until September.

Police warn of fishy salesman conning residents in Wiltshire

This Is Wiltshire:

2:45pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

ELDERLY and vulnerable residents in north Wiltshire are being targeted by a rogue door-to-door salesman who is tricking people into spending hundreds of pounds on fish.

Children caught by Emergency Services Day fever at Barnardos Children's Centre in Calne

This Is Wiltshire: From the left, Lily-May Notman, Riley Notman from Calne with Devizes fire crewman Dan Burton using the fire hose. By Diane Vose (DV2265/10)

1:49pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

THERE was no shortage of sirens and blue lights in Calne last Wednesday but it was all for a good cause as the Barnardos Children’s Centre held its emergency services day.

30th anniversary of Castle Combe Vintage Rally is a steaming success

This Is Wiltshire: David Fowler with his 1915 Burrell Showmans engine Earl Kitchener. By Trevor Porter (521470-5)

10:44am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

THOUSANDS of visitors took a look at life in the slow lane when Castle Combe race circuit played host to a two-day steam and vintage rally.

30th anniversary of Castle Combe Vintage Rally is a steaming success

This Is Wiltshire: Colin Hatch gets his 1901 Burrell Agricultural Engine ready to go on show. By Trevor Porter (521470-2)

10:14am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

THOUSANDS of visitors took a look at life in the slow lane when Castle Combe race circuit played host to a two-day steam and vintage rally. Instead of cars hurtling around the North Wiltshire track visitors turned out at the weekend to see steam vehicles that travelled at walking speed.

Blades bring in Adkins

This Is Wiltshire: Nigel Adkins

5:32pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

SWINDON Town's League One rivals Sheffield United have appointed Nigel Adkins as the club's new manager.

VIDEO: Tributes paid to Charles Kennedy in today's national news round-up

This Is Wiltshire: Charles Kennedy

8:49am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Tributes paid to Charles Kennedy

Fit smoke alarms in rented homes now, landlords urged

This Is Wiltshire: Elderly couple escape Surbiton fire thanks to smoke alarm

8:00pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

LANDLORDS are being urged to act now to ensure they are ready for new safety laws.

Nine-year-old roller skating ace takes a national title

This Is Wiltshire:

5:11pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

A LIDEN schoolgirl has rolled back into Swindon as a national champion at the age of just nine.

SAS inquest: Reservist who collapsed on day of tragedy tells coroner he pushed himself too hard

This Is Wiltshire:

11:27am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

ONE of four reservists hospitalised by an ill-fated test march told the inquest into three colleagues' deaths how he was found unconscious by civilian walkers near south Wales' highest peak.

New rules for small business pensions

This Is Wiltshire: Business pensions

10:52am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Employers of one to 30 people to contribute to pension

Don't give up at first hurdle and miss out on LEADER funding, warns rural expert

This Is Wiltshire: Phillip Nicholson, a Marlborough-based partner at property consultancy Carter Jonas

12:17pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

RURAL land and business owners have been warned not to miss out on funding that becomes available this summer through the LEADER scheme which is operated by various different local action groups (LAGs) across England.

Time to salute Great Western Air Ambulance heroes

This Is Wiltshire: The team at the Great Western Air Ambulance, which is celebrating its seventh birthday on Wednesday.

9:26am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

GREAT Western Air Ambulance will this week celebrate seven years of saving lives across the region.

Highworth resident says council left 20 yards of yellow lines unpainted

This Is Wiltshire:

5:20pm Monday 1st June 2015

RETIRED Alan Marshall is on a one-man crusade to get double yellow lines repainted after he says the council failed to finish the job twenty yards short.

REWIND: A bird’s eye view

This Is Wiltshire: REWIND Aerials - Swindon New Town 1961 (27171171)

5:42pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Swindon from above - aerial pictures

REWIND: There is life after death

This Is Wiltshire: REWIND - Chapman Family - Three generations of Judo enthusiasts - 1981 (27447726)

5:37pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

EXACTLY 34 years ago today, a former Swindon vicar announced he’d preach at his own funeral.

REWIND: A VIP paid a visit to Swindon

This Is Wiltshire:

5:32pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

IN late May of 1976, Swindon was visited by a foreign dignitary.








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