CCTV footage proves Warminster man attacked Melksham landlord

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A judge has decided he does not need to hear from witnesses after seeing CCTV footage of a man assaulting the landlord of a pub.

Loyal customer hits jackpot as Melksham Tyre Supplies hand over Peugeot

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The last thing Simon Bridgford-Whittick won was a Meccano set in 1977 in a TV Times competition. So you could say he was a bit surprised when a call from local company, Melksham Tyre Supplies, said he was the lucky winner of a new Peugeot 107 car.

Brace yourselves for railway chaos

This Is Wiltshire: Passengers board a First Great Western train from Swindon station to London Paddington

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

PASSENGERS to London will face replacement bus services over the weekend as Network Rail looks to upgrade the line to prepare for electrification works.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Games hotting up for England coach Mayes

This Is Wiltshire: England netball coach Anna Mayes

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON coach Anna Mayes will again lead England into battle today as they country’s netballers continue their Commonwealth Games netball campaign against Trinidad and Tobago.

Generations together to mark 85th birthday

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

“I WAS absolutely gobsmacked,” said Barbara King moments after five generations of her family trooped through her door.

Gaza charity night exceeds all hopes

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WHEN the Gaza Girl Group organised a fundraiser for the Middle East conflict’s victims they never expected to raise enough to pay for three ambulances.

Pub landlady fined £3.5k for filthy kitchen

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE landlady of The Queens Tap Pub has been ordered to pay more than £3,500 after admitting breaking food hygiene laws at the premises on seven occasions.

Swindon could be site for fracking search

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

FIRMS could be allowed to search beneath Swindon for oil and gas as part of Government plans to expand fracking.

Man bailed after posing as air pilot

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

CONMAN Timothy Giles, who was said to target vulnerable women through dating agencies and posed as an airline pilot, has admitted fraud chargest.

Mums lay into plans for shutting centres

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

MUMS who use Swindon’s threatened children’s centres have spoken about their fears for the future.

Youth on police bail after park stabbing

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN 18-year-old man from Swindon has been arrested in relation to the stabbing in the Town Gardens last week as police step up their hunt for two further suspects.

Timely advice for sun worshippers

This Is Wiltshire: Slaop on the sun cream to prevent burning

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

PUBLIC Health England (PHE) are warning people to take care in the sunshine as temperatures rise.

Residents can help to shape their area

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

RESIDENTS in Redhouse are being asked to take the opportunity to make the most of their community.

Damien keeps on running

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

DAMIEN Grace has set his sights on 1,000 appearances at Swindon Parkrun after reaching the 150 mark at the weekend.

Games on with a chance to try sports

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE activity du jour was American Football at Wharf Green yesterday as part of inSwindon’s answer to the Commonwealth Games.

Flag frenzy with Storm

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WOMEN’S flag football in Swindon is on the rise with teams from the town set to take on their South West rivals in the near future.

SCHOOL SPORT: Catherine Wayte's golden year

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE PHRASE ‘Golden Generation’ is overused in sports, usually it describes a talented group of players of which much is expected.

Memorable day for dementia patients

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WHILE dementia sufferers may be struggling with memory loss, speech and mental agility, this in no way means they have nothing left to look forward to in life.

Going national with our missing persons

This Is Wiltshire: Wiltshire Police chief Pat Geenty

5:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

MISSING people from Swindon could soon be part of a national register as part of an initiative from Wiltshire Chief Constable Pat Geenty.

Man dealt in drugs to pay attack victim

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Crown Court

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN began dealing cocaine to pay compensation to a man he attacked in a drunken assault said it was ‘worth the risk’.

SWIMMING: Youngsters looking to make a splash in Sheffield

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON’S finest young swimmers will be descending on Sheffield over the next fortnight as they compete at the British Gas ASA National Championship begin on Wednesday.

A world of rich music at WOMAD

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

IN their pristine white bridal gowns and black furry stovepipe hats, the three women of Dakha Brahka cut a striking, almost unnerving appearance – like something out of a Tim Burton remake of a 1920s silent horror film.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Olympic heartbreak all in the past for golden girl Jazz

This Is Wiltshire:

10:34pm Monday 28th July 2014

TWO years ago Jazmin Carlin tearfully watched the London 2012 Olympics unfold form her sofa, dreaming of what might have been.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: A tough year takes its toll on Tilly

This Is Wiltshire:

10:33pm Monday 28th July 2014

TILLY Gray won’t be beating herself up about her performances at Glasgow 2014, admitting a year of instability was always going to take its toll.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jubliant Jazz takes the gold

This Is Wiltshire:

7:41pm Monday 28th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin once again smashed the Commonwealth Games women's 800m freestyle record as she won gold at Glasgow 2014 this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin grabs freestyle gold

This Is Wiltshire: Jazz Carlin, pictured at the recent kitting-out session for Wales’ Commonwealth Games team, of which she will be a member for a third time in Glasgow next year

7:29pm Monday 28th July 2014

SWINDON'S Jazz Carlin has taken Commonwealth gold in the 800m freestyle this evening.

Wadworth donates £2k to help Somerset flood victims

This Is Wiltshire: Wadworth chairman and managing director Charles Bartholomew. The brewery is again running its promotion to encourage customers to drive safely during the Christmas period.

6:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Devizes brewer Wadworth has donated £2,046 to the Somerset Community Foundation to help flood victims in the Somerset levels.

Defibrillator is on Trowbridge dad’s fundraising list

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

The father of teenage footballer Quinton Barham, who suffered a heart attack on a pitch last year, hopes to raise funds for a defibrillator at his son’s new club.

Melksham man faces trial over GBH charge

This Is Wiltshire: Lee Page pleaded not guilty at Swindon Crown

5:21pm Monday 28th July 2014

A 21-year-old who is accused of assaulting a man last summer is to face trial.

Man in Pewsey glassing attack is held

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

5:07pm Monday 28th July 2014

A man who struck a drinker with a glass outside a Pewsey pub has been remanded in custody by a judge.

Teenager arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following Town Gardens stabbing

This Is Wiltshire:

1:31pm Monday 28th July 2014

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an assault in Swindon last week.

Rail passengers face weekend of disruption due to line works

This Is Wiltshire: Passengers will be ferried through Wiltshire by First Great Western for another three years

1:11pm Monday 28th July 2014

FiIRST Great Western is encouraging customers travelling between Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3 to check journey times and routes prior to travelling, as improvements works take place across the Great Western Main Line.

GREAT WAR CENTENARY: Letters from the battlefront

This Is Wiltshire:

4:41pm Monday 28th July 2014

THERE are no better words to describe the reality of life in the trenches than those of the men who were there. Here we print some of the letters sent by two who perished and excerpts from the unpublished autobiography of a third who survived into old age...but was never the same again.

GREAT WAR CENTENARY: Five years that changed a town

This Is Wiltshire:

4:26pm Monday 28th July 2014

World War One began 100 years ago today and those who were lucky enough to return from conflict came home to a place very different to the one they left behind...

Motorists driven mad by Trowbridge parking fines

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Motorists claim that heavy handed parking control at St Stephen’s Place Leisure Park could put them off coming back to the £17m complex.

Check weekend journey times as Great Western main line is upgraded

This Is Wiltshire: A First Great Western High Speed Train

3:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

First Great Western is encouraging customers travelling on Saturday and Sunday to check journey times and routes as improvement works take place across the Great Western main line.

Malmesbury students give their all on WOMAD main stage

This Is Wiltshire:

4:28pm Monday 28th July 2014

You could see it in their faces – elation at having their music appreciated by so many people, pride at being part of an outstanding performance at a major festival and very likely relief that it all went so well.

Former Unigate Dairy in Melksham on the market for £2.75m

This Is Wiltshire:

2:34pm Monday 28th July 2014

The former Unigate Dairy in Melksham has been put on the market for £2.75 million, national property consultants Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) announced today.

Hatts Travel closure: Wiltshire Council 'aware firm had problems'

This Is Wiltshire:

11:56am Monday 28th July 2014

It has emerged that there were signs that Hatts Travel, which was founded in the 1920s, was struggling before it closed on Friday with the loss of 89 jobs.

Police plea after Wiltshire woman, 54, dies as car hit by lorry on A303

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

9:36am Monday 28th July 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a  54-year-old Wiltshire woman died when her car was hit by a lorry on the A303 at Mere, south of Warminster, yesterday.

Folk festival can keep building on its success - Steve Knightley

This Is Wiltshire:

1:32pm Monday 28th July 2014

Singer Steve Knightley says this year’s Village Pump Folk Festival was a resounding success - and can still get bigger and better.

Take extra care in the hot weather, warns Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service

This Is Wiltshire: Mid and West Wales fire crews were called into action to tackle a blaze on the Black Mountain at 7pm on Saturday. The service has faced 200 grass fires during the month of April. Picture by Roger Vince.

12:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service is warning people to take extra care in the 'tinder dry' countryside.

Lyneham pensioner may be jailed over £16k benefit fraud

This Is Wiltshire: Sumon Gurung pleaded not guilty to charges of possession with intent to supply, at Swindon Crown Court

12:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A LYNEHAM pensioner who claimed nearly £16,000 of pounds in benefits he was not entitled to could be jailed.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Gray comes fifth in 200m fly heat

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

11:48am Monday 28th July 2014

SWINDON swimmer Tilly Gray has come fifth in her 200m butterfly heat at the Commonwealth Games.

Man steals woman's handbag as she pays for parking ticket in Chippenham

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

12:23pm Monday 28th July 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman had her handbag stolen by a man as she was paying for a car parking ticket in Chippenham on Friday.

End of the line for Next store

This Is Wiltshire:

10:08am Monday 28th July 2014

ONE of the town centre’s best loved clothing outlets has shut up shop for the final time.

Police renew appeal for witnesses to A350 triple fatal crash at Semington

This Is Wiltshire:

10:30am Monday 28th July 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are renewing the appeal for witnesses following a crash in which three people died.

VIDEO: Wiltshire's wandering wallaby filmed for first time

This Is Wiltshire:

9:46am Monday 28th July 2014

Wandering wallaby was sighted twice on Saturday and has now been filmed on the move in a Wiltshire lane.  

Christian Malford man hurt after bonfire burns out of control

This Is Wiltshire: Firefighters put out car blaze at Shab Hill viewpoint near Birdlip

8:28am Monday 28th July 2014

A 44-YEAR-OLD man suffered minor burns when a bonfire he had lit at his home in Christian Malford got out of control.

Operatunity for Burbage and Pewsey students

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Youngsters at Burbage and Pewsey Vale Schools got a taste of opera during a day of workshops.






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