COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jones is an inspiration for Halford

This Is Wiltshire:

11:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

LAURA Halford admitted it felt like all her Christmas’ had come at once after she used the inspiring figure of teammate Frankie Jones to win Commonwealth Games silver.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford's Wales take silver

This Is Wiltshire:

10:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

LAURA Halford and her Welsh teammates have won a silver medal in this evening's Rythmic Gymnastics Team All-Around final at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford helps Wales to team silver

This Is Wiltshire:

10:46pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WILTSHIRE rhythmic gymnast Laura Halford and teammates Francesca Jones and Nikara Jenkins made history by winning Wales' first ever Commonwealth Games team medal as they claimed silver in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Tilly misses out on fly final

This Is Wiltshire: SWIMMING: No pressure for Tilly to shoulder

8:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON'S Tilly Gray missed out on a place in the final of the women's 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games this evening.

Civil war on the Common in Marlborough this weekend

This Is Wiltshire:

8:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Battle will commence on Marlborough Common this weekend as Parliamentary soldiers take on King Charles and his Royalist troops.

Cat gets trapped in greenhouse

This Is Wiltshire: RSPCA opens charity shop in Kendal

8:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A CAT, believed to have spent a day trapped in a Chippenham greenhouse, was rescued by the RSPCA.

Learn to identify plants at Melksham nature reserve

This Is Wiltshire:

7:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A children’s plant identification workshop takes place at Melksham's Conigre Mead Nature Reserve on Saturday from 10am. 

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz misses the medals

This Is Wiltshire: Swimmer Jazz Carlin

7:53pm Thursday 24th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin missed out on a medal spot in the 200m freestyle in Glasgow this evening.


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7:22pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON-born Hannah Miley has won the women’s 400m individual medal gold medal in the Commonwealth Games pool this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin sixth in 200m freestyle

This Is Wiltshire:

8:13pm Thursday 24th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin missed out on a medal spot in the 200m freestyle in Glasgow this evening.

Devizes Wargames weekend

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WARGAMES enthusiasts from all over the world pitted their skills against each other at the annual Attack! show in Devizes.

Safe snatched from Lyons warehouse found smashed open

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

6:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A safe stolen from the Lyons Seafood Warehouse in Chitterne Road, Codford, at the weekend was later found smashed open in a field near Upavon.

Pewsey tunes up for seventh annual festival

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Pewsey is getting ready for a day of diverse music at its seventh annual festival.

Protest walk over Chippenham Range plans

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5:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Residents from Cepen Park North are staging a walk at 2pm on Saturday in protest at the proximity of the planned Range distribution centre to their homes.

Have you seen missing peregrine falcon?

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A female peregrine falcon was lost on the A4 between Manton and Clatford, near Marlborough, on Tuesday, July 15.

Firefighters, police and army called to major field fire on Salisbury Plain

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5:19pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Eleven fire crews were called to tackle a major field fire on Salisbury Plain this afternoon.

Scouts retain Devizes store support

This Is Wiltshire: Sainsbury's plans expansion to Dome roundabout superstore

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STAFF and customers at Sainsbury’s in Devizes chose the 6th Devizes Scouts as their chosen charity for the second consecutive year.

Well-respected Marlborough businessman and bon viveur mourned

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Restaurants in Marlborough are mourning the death of one of their favourite customers, Robert Hill, a successful businessman and stalwart of the town golf club.

Wanda missing again: Wiltshire's wandering wallaby goes walkabout

This Is Wiltshire:

1:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Wanda the wandering Wiltshire wallaby is thought to have moved on from West Wick, where she was last sighted.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford's Wales in good shape

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

LAURA Halford's Welsh team are in a good position at the halfway stage of the Rhythmic Gymnastics team event at the Commonwealth Games.

New Wiltshire fire boss to address meeting

This Is Wiltshire: Councillor Graham Payne

4:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The new chairman of the Wiltshire and Swindon Fire Authority will address Wiltshire Council next week, ahead of an expected row over the proposed service merger.

Emotional farewell from popular Trowbridge headteacher

This Is Wiltshire:

4:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Popular John of Gaunt headteacher Andy Packer said an emotional goodbye to staff and pupils on Tuesday on his last day at the school.

Chippenham pupils film surprise ‘naughty’ video for head

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

For six years they have done exactly what they are told but for one day the Year 6 youngsters at Redland School in Chippenham let rip with every naughty deed they could think of – and their headteacher was delighted.

Lightning start for Chippenham flotilla

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Revellers carried on regardless as storms raged over Chippenham’s sixth River Festival in Monkton Park on Saturday.

Folk fans gather for fabulous Pump festival

This Is Wiltshire:

4:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

As the tents went up and the music started at the Village Pump Folk Festival this week, director John Alderslade was confident the weekend would go well.

Held: Chippenham woman accused of stealing £10 who admits police station assault

This Is Wiltshire:

3:06pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A Chippenham woman charged with stealing £10 from a butcher’s in the town has admitted assaulting a member of police staff while she was in custody.

Fault with Calne's 999 service fixed - police

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

2:34pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Wiltshire Police say the fault with BT lines in Calne has now been fixed and all 999 lines have been restored.

Pewsham campaign to reduce speed

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Children in Chippenham are asking drivers to slow down so they feel safe walking to and from school.

Man rushed to hospital after daylight knife attack in Old Town

This Is Wiltshire: Town Gardens

2:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN has been rushed to hospital this afternoon following a serious assault in Town Gardens, Old Town.

A good turn for drivers

3:39pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The new Manor House Enterprise Centre in Royal Wootton Bassett has welcomed its first business tenant – Huntmill Transport Training.

Police step up patrols as 999 landline service 'not working' in Calne

This Is Wiltshire: New police recruits on the beat in Watford

1:43pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Wiltshire Police have stepped up patrols in Calne after British Telecom said the 999 phone number was not working in the area.

Danny is ready for Commonwealth Games, says mum of top sprinter

This Is Wiltshire:

1:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The mum of Hilperton sprinter Danny Talbot is confident her son will not be fazed by the pressure ahead of his attempt to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next week.

‘Nightmare’ as A420 bypass closes

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE first day of major roadworks along the A420 were described as a ‘nightmare’ by locals in Shrivenham yesterday.

Police warning after teenagers' barbecue sparked blaze that closed M4 slip road

This Is Wiltshire:

10:24am Thursday 24th July 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are urging children to make sure they remain safe throughout the summer holidays.

Human tow truck plans to get heavy

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

SOUTH African born business owner Don Bryden will be looking to perform a feat of super human strength next month to raise money for charity.

Drug dealer walks free

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

INVESTIGATORS are disappointed that a drug dealer has been spared jail after using instant messaging service WhatsApp to ply his trade in former legal high NRG.

Pewsey queen’s crowning moment

This Is Wiltshire:

1:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Villagers enjoyed a party fit for a queen on Saturday at this year’s Pewsey carnival royalty selection.


This Is Wiltshire: Swindon's Tilly Gray came fifth in the 50m butterfly final

12:42pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TILLY Gray finished fifth in her first race of the Games the 100m butterfly heat in a time of 1:01.03, doing enough to reach the semi-finals which start at 8.40pm today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Tom’s chance arrives

This Is Wiltshire:

12:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Devizes judoka Tom Reed tells DAN BARNES why representing England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow means so much to both him and his family

Thousands to gain clearer vision

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

About 4,000 unwanted spectacles collected in Wiltshire will go to help people across the world.

30,000 are ready to party at WOMAD

This Is Wiltshire:

11:53am Thursday 24th July 2014

Everyone has heard of the Jules Verne adventure Around The World in 80 days. Musically speaking, fans will be able to travel the globe in 80 hours this weekend by heading to a swathe of countryside two miles from Malmesbury.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin through to 200m freestyle final

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon swimmer Jazz Carlin

11:37am Thursday 24th July 2014

WILTSHIRE swimmer Jazz Carlin progressed smoothly through to the final of the women's 200m freestyle with a new personal best and Welsh record in the heats on the first day of Commonwealth Games competition in Glasgow this morning.

Good turnaround in Lavington School ’s report

This Is Wiltshire:

11:14am Thursday 24th July 2014

Some significant improvements in teaching at Laving-ton School have secured it a good Ofsted report.

Don't become a summer victim of pickpockets - British Transport Police

This Is Wiltshire:

11:02am Thursday 24th July 2014

Don't be a victim of summer pickpockets and opportunist thieves, warn British Transport Police (BTP).

Multi-agency day in park for free advice

This Is Wiltshire:

Representatives from organisations including Wiltshire Police, Wiltshire Council and charities will be in Hillworth Park to provide free advice.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin through to 200m free final

This Is Wiltshire: Jazz Carlin

11:34am Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON Tigershark Jazz Carlin qualified fourth fastest in the 200m freestyle in the opening swimming session of the Commonwealth Games, setting a personal best and Welsh record.

Devizes town chiefs refusing to replace bins

This Is Wiltshire: Coun Peter Evans

10:33am Thursday 24th July 2014

Devizes Town Council has rejected any notion that it will pay for replacement litter bins.

Man, 20, bailed over assault on woman

This Is Wiltshire: Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

10:27am Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN who is accused of assaulting a woman, causing actual bodily harm, has been released on bail by a judge.

Wiltshire at the Commonwealth Games

This Is Wiltshire: Hundreds of children to take part in Commonwealth Games celebration

10:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

Your guide to the county's competitors in Glasgow over the next ten days

Arts take over Chippenham

This Is Wiltshire:

10:28am Thursday 24th July 2014

The arts staged a takeover of Chippenham, with workshops and performances across town venues.

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