Tributes to former mayor famous for 'medical miracle'

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 6th March 2015

FRIENDS and family have remembered a former Highworth mayor and multiple sclerosis sufferer who overcame the disease to famously walk his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day.

Players must take responsibility... but only on the pitch

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 6th March 2015

AS SWINDON Town look to return to winning ways against Notts County boss Mark Cooper has called on his players to take responsibility on the pitch.

OPPOSITION REPORT: Notts County

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 6th March 2015

ADVER SPORT'S COMPLETE GUIDE TO TOWN'S NEXT OPPONENT: NOTTS COUNTY.

You can't Count Notts out of it

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 6th March 2015

MAGPIES boss Shaun Derry is not reading too much into Swindon Town’s recent form as he prepares to bring his side to Wiltshire.

It’s seconds out for two of pro-wrestling’s superstars

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Friday 6th March 2015

TWO of television’s biggest names in pro-wrestling will enter the squared circle at Swindon MECA this summer in two 4 Front Wrestling (4FW) bouts.

Hospital at top of list for cancelling surgery

This Is Wiltshire: The Great Western Hospital

5:00am Friday 6th March 2015

THE Great Western Hospital had one of the highest number of non-emergency operation cancellations in the month of January.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Webb not going risk Lapham too soon

This Is Wiltshire: Dave Webb

5:30am Friday 6th March 2015

SWINDON Supermarine boss Dave Webb says that he won’t rush Kyle Lapham back into action after he returned to light training last week.

FA VASE: History beckons for Highworth

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 6th March 2015

JOHN Fisher knows that his Highworth Town side are facing a mammoth task tomorrow when they look to book their place in the last four of the FA Vase at the second time of asking.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Braithwaite is hoping to have his side refreshed

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 6th March 2015

WOOTTON Bassett Town manager Paul Braithwaite is hoping that a week off will have done his players a world of good when they entertain Thame United tomorrow.

Meet the Wiltshire Business Awards finalists

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Friday 6th March 2015

THE GREAT and the good of the region’s business community gathered at the offices of leading commercial law firm Thrings in Swindon for the Wiltshire Business of the Year Awards finalists’ evening.

Things are looking up at Swindon Academy

This Is Wiltshire: Ruth Robinson, principal of Swindon Academy

5:00am Friday 6th March 2015

IMPROVEMENTS must continue at Swindon’s biggest school if it is to start meeting Ofsted’s standards after another troubling report was released by the education watchdog this week.

Reading books is child's play

5:00am Friday 6th March 2015

THERE was an old lady who swallowed a fly.

GOLF: Barry honoured by Broome Manor

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 6th March 2015

BROOME Manor has awarded a lifetime honorary membership to Barry Sandry in recognition of his 36 years of service.

Awards for guiding in best way

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Friday 6th March 2015

LEARNING Portuguese, presenting research internationally for a global charity and working to improve lives in Africa are just some of the activities young guiders from Swindon and north Wiltshire completed in the past year.

Shoppers urged to support Foodbank

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Friday 6th March 2015

DONATIONS are being sought for a foodbank collection running at a group of Swindon shops.

Harman in the pink as Labour's bus rolls into town

This Is Wiltshire:

6:01pm Thursday 5th March 2015

LABOUR’S famous pink battle bus rolled into town today, carrying the party’s deputy leader, Harriet Harman.

Traffic flowing freely on newly dualled A350 at Chippenham

This Is Wiltshire:

5:54pm Thursday 5th March 2015

ELEVEN months of nightmare queues on the Chippenham bypass have come to an end this afternoon as dualling of a new section of the A350 was completed.

Roadworks agony over: £2.7m scheme to remove A350 Chippenham bottleneck complete

This Is Wiltshire:

5:41pm Thursday 5th March 2015

WORK to extend the dual carriageway of the A350 in Chippenham at a cost of £2.7m has been completed.

Formal approval given for merger of Wiltshire and Dorset fire services

This Is Wiltshire: ACCUSED: Penny Mordaunt

5:10pm Thursday 5th March 2015

THE Government has given formal approval to the merger of Wiltshire and Dorset fire services.

HOCKEY: A first season to remember as Corsham men lift title

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Thursday 5th March 2015

CORSHAM Hockey Club will be rolling out the red carpet for the local community later this month as they host their first-ever title party.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Wanderers win the day

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Thursday 5th March 2015

TROWBRIDGE Wanderers manager John Phillips was over the moon to see his side claim the derby spoils against rivals Trowbridge Town last weekend.

Do you know girls caught on CCTV after Boswells purse theft?

This Is Wiltshire:

11:39am Thursday 5th March 2015

POLICE are appealing for information after a purse was stolen from the Boswells cafe in the Brunel Centre.

VIDEO: Harriet Harman's pink battle bus rolls in to Swindon

This Is Wiltshire:

2:21pm Thursday 5th March 2015

DEPUTY Labour leader Harriet Harman was in town today to back a call by South Swindon prospective Parliamentary candidate Anne Snelgrove for children's centres to be granted a stay of execution until after the election.

Becky Watts: Stepbrother of missing teenager remanded in custody charged with murder

This Is Wiltshire:

10:15am Thursday 5th March 2015

THE stepbrother of 16-year-old Becky Watts has been remanded in custody charged with her murder.

Nab drugs bosses, not the dealers, ex-peddlar tells Swindon police

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Thursday 5th March 2015

EX-DRUG dealer Charlie Goble says police in Swindon should focus more on catching kingpins rather than street dealers.

Pearl of a singer, Elkie Brooks, in Swindon tonight

This Is Wiltshire:

10:35am Thursday 5th March 2015

MANY performers call it a day after five decades on stage – but Elkie Brooks never liked to conform.

Holy Cross pupils' football kit is a Tesco winner

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 5th March 2015

A SCHOOL football team is stepping onto the pitch in a new kit thanks to the sponsorship of a Swindon supermarket.

120,000-signature petition calls for protesters to ‘back off’ abortion clinics

This Is Wiltshire:

6:12pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

A 120,000-signature petition calling for exclusion zones around abortion clinics was handed to the Government by a Swindon woman today.

Reborn non-smoker who quit after 45 years urges others to do the same

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 5th March 2015

A SMOKER who gave up after 45 years is calling on the people of Swindon to get behind national No Smoking Day.

Theatre set to spring delights with funnymen and top shows on way

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 5th March 2015

WITH an impressive line-up of top comedians, award-winning musicals and fringe plays, the Wyvern Theatre’s new season is raising the bar.

Trowbridge mum left stranded on balcony after son locks her out

3:02pm Thursday 5th March 2015

PREGNANT Trowbridge mum Lucia Galley said she feared for the safety of her 17-month-old toddler after he locked her out on her balcony on Wednesday.

Thompson backs strikers to rediscover the goal trail

This Is Wiltshire: Nathan Thompson

3:15pm Thursday 5th March 2015

NATHAN Thompson believes his striking teammates just have to find a bit of fortune to get back scoring ways.

Cooper's rallying cry to the County Ground fans

This Is Wiltshire:

1:38pm Thursday 5th March 2015

MARK Cooper has issued a rallying cry to the Swindon Town fans ahead of Notts County’s visit to Wiltshire on Saturday.

Swindon Academy pupil was struck, tribunal rules, ending 26-year career

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 5th March 2015

A FORMER long-serving geography teacher is devastated after he was struck from the register following an incident with a pupil almost two years ago.

Harry Potter super-fan on TV after visit from star of hit films

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 5th March 2015

A HARRY Potter super-fan is to appear on a national documentary – after her favourite character from the films turned up at her Swindon home to interview her.

Artwork bought for 99p sold at auction for £4,200

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 5th March 2015

WHEN Jo Heaven splashed out on a 99p print in a donation centre, little did she know it would later fetch more than £4,000 at auction.

Fire officer loses out on top job

10:32am Thursday 5th March 2015

WILTSHIRE’S chief fire officer Simon Routh-Jones has missed out on the top job of the soon-to-be-merged Wiltshire and Dorset service.

Fire officer loses out on top job

10:30am Thursday 5th March 2015

WILTSHIRE’S chief fire officer Simon Routh-Jones has missed out on the top job of the soon-to-be-merged Wiltshire and Dorset service.

Toddler locks Trowbridge mum out on balcony

This Is Wiltshire:

10:40am Wednesday 4th March 2015

TROWBRIDGE firefighters were called to a mum locked out of her home on a balcony by her toddler on Wednesday morning in Studley Green.

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

9:00am Wednesday 4th March 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.

Shanley wants more from his Bradford players

This Is Wiltshire: Bradford Town manager Paul Shanley

10:16am Thursday 5th March 2015

BRADFORD Town manager Paul Shanley has called on his side to show a vast improvement despite a 2-1 victory over Winterbourne United last night.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Corsham bounce back against Westbury

This Is Wiltshire:

10:21am Thursday 5th March 2015

CORSHAM Town ensured there was no hangover from their crushing 6-1 defeat at Warminster Town last Saturday by getting back to winning ways against another Wiltshire rival, Westbury United, in midweek.

Teens play chicken with 70mph traffic

This Is Wiltshire:

8:52am Thursday 5th March 2015

POLICE say it was lucky no-one was killed after three teens played chicken on the M4 on Friday night.

Teens play chicken with 70mph traffic

8:48am Thursday 5th March 2015

POLICE say it was lucky no-one was killed after three teens played chicken on the M4 on Friday night.

GWH cancels hundreds of patients' surgery for non-medical reasons

This Is Wiltshire: GWH's NHS Foundation Trust applied for permission to carry out treatment on a 25-year-old pregnant woman with a history of bipolar disorder

7:56am Thursday 5th March 2015

HUNDREDS of patients have had their surgery cancelled by the Great Western Hospital since the beginning of the year according to data obtained in a freedom of information request.

Teenager bought crack cocaine with cash he was given for clothes

This Is Wiltshire:

9:16am Thursday 5th March 2015

A TEENAGER used money his parents gave him to buy hundreds of pounds worth of crack cocaine to take to a party.

Police plea after girl, 15, assaulted in Stratton

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

8:42am Thursday 5th March 2015

Wiltshire Police are appealing for information over the assault of a 15-year-old girl along an alleyway off Ermin Street in the Stratton area.

Book week inspires next generation at Pewsey Primary School

6:45am Thursday 5th March 2015

WILLY Wonka, Harry Potter and Horrid Henry were all hanging out at Pewsey Primary School on Monday to kick start book week.

A new stone avenue is located at Avebury

6:04am Thursday 5th March 2015

A NEW stone avenue has been located by photographic evidence at the Avebury World Heritage Site.

Drug-driving legal clampdown cheered

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00pm Thursday 5th March 2015

SWINDON MPs have welcomed new regulations to clamp down on drug-driving – known as Lillian’s Law – following the death of a teenager in 2010.








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