Trowbridge pupils will be singing to help vulnerable people

This Is Wiltshire: St John’s Catholic Primary School pupils

11:30am Sunday 20th April 2014

St John’s Catholic Primary School in Trowbridge raises funds for CAFOD every year and gives support to Christian Aid during Christian Aid Week by sending pupils to help at the Bread and Cheese Lunch, a popular fundraising event held annually in the town.

RUGBY: Trowbridge skipper toasts Twickenham chance

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge captain Matt Howard will lead his side in the battle for a final appearance at Twickenham against Guildford tomorrow

9:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

TROWBRIDGE captain Matt Howard is coming to terms with the prospect of leading his side out at the home of English rugby in a fortnight's time after his side booked their place at the RFU Intermediate Cup final yesterday.

RUGBY: Trowbridge RFC book Twickenham date

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge celebrate after today's win at Guildford

5:33pm Saturday 19th April 2014

TROWBRIDGE RFC are on their way to Twickenham after a dramatic 19-17 victory over hosts Guildford in today's RFU Intermediate Cup semi final.

Arrest after unprovoked stabbing in Melksham

This Is Wiltshire: Knife raid on Chippenham newsagents

11:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

A 20-year-old man has been arrested after an unprovoked stabbing on Granville Road, Melksham, on Friday.

Fancy, £132 from Hornisham goes to charity

This Is Wiltshire: Fancy dress

11:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Staff and children at Firststeps Nursery in Horningsham recently had a fancy dress day to raise money for Crackerjacks charity for disabled children. Their efforts raised £132.

Just when is a voluntary payment not voluntary?

11:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

I know many parents reading that question will instantly know what I’m talking about.

Adventurous spirit revs up with new Melksham minibus

This Is Wiltshire: Bowerhill Scouts celebrate the arrival of their new minibus, which they will use for outings and adventures

10:30am Sunday 20th April 2014

1st Bowerhill Scout Group are delighted that Wiltshire Council has supported the group by buying them a minibus, using money from the community care grants scheme.

Spring’s coming into bloom

This Is Wiltshire: The main picture shows a field of oilseed rape on Manor Farm

10:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

An overcast, drizzly start to the week has given way to some drier, sunnier days, although the wind coming from a northerly direction is rather chilly.

Jolly birthday celebration for Melksham Brownies’ 100th

This Is Wiltshire: Proudly displaying their birthday cake beribboned with the Brownies colours are the Melksham packs full of smiles

10:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Melklsham Brownies have held their Big Brownie Birthday Party, as part of the movement’s 100th birthday celebrations.

Don’t let chickens ruffle your feathers, says expert

This Is Wiltshire: Martin and Anne Perdeaux with two of their chickens at home in Upavon           (DV1240) PICTURE BY DIANE VOSE

10:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

When Anne Perdeaux turns 60 next month, she’ll be celebrating a year of amazing achievements – becoming a published author, losing four stones in weight and planning for the holiday of a life-time.

Murder investigation after woman's death in Durrington

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon police advice after two girls fall foul of internet

9:55am Sunday 20th April 2014

A murder investigation is continuing in Salisbury following the death of a woman in Durrington yesterday.

Warminster barn full of hay lost in blaze

This Is Wiltshire: The burnt out frame of the barn in Warminster Photo: Glenn Phillips

9:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

A Warminster barn containing 100 tonnes of hay caught fire last Wednesday afternoon.

Winners applauded at town ceremony

This Is Wiltshire: Winners applauded at town ceremony

8:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Community members in Malmesbury have been celebrated at an awards ceremony hosted by the town council.

Wind power project rules must change

This Is Wiltshire: Rowde Parish Council is supporting calls for a crossing on the Caen Hill dual carriageway

7:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Green energy campaigners are celebrating after the Government inspector ordered Wiltshire Council to delete its wind farms policy from the Core Strategy.

Tennis stalwart from Ramsbury is rewarded for his dedication

This Is Wiltshire: Roger Henry with his Torch Trophy Trust award             (VS299) By Vicky Scipio

6:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Volunteer Roger Henry was surprised and delighted to be awarded a Torch Trophy Trust award for his contribution to tennis in Wiltshire.

Towering offer for Pewsey charity

5:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Pewsey-based charity Afrikya have won a national competition to host an exclusive table for four in the revolving restaurant at the BT Tower in London which they will give to the highest bidder.

Police hunt for missing North Swindon man

This Is Wiltshire: David Birley has been missing for more than a week

4:17pm Saturday 19th April 2014

POLICE are looking for a 44-year-old Redhouse man who has not been seen for over a week.

Tasty treat for lawyers

This Is Wiltshire: Staff at Forrester Sylvester Mackett Solicitors, from left, Hannah While, Richard Coates, Jonathan Watts and Helen While with their free hot cross buns                               (DV1245)

4:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

The Gazette & Herald teamed up with Sainsbury’s to a give one firm or organisation free hot cross buns each week before Easter.

Projects to remember world war

This Is Wiltshire: Projects to remember world war

3:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

CALNE’S area board has handed out £5,000 for four different projects commemorating the centenary of the First World War.

Sex traffic victim discovered in Melksham

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

1:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A 25-year-old victim of sex traffickers who was picked up by police in Melksham town centre has been delivered to a safe house outside of Wiltshire.

Corsham bicycle repair project at risk of falling over

This Is Wiltshire: Tim Lannin, Robin Roose, Edgar Stringer and Nick Brakspear of the Spindles and Sprockles project                                      (49310) By GLENN PHILLIPS

2:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A community group in Corsham that has saved hundreds of bikes from the scrapheap is under threat itself, unless it can find a new home.

Devizes carnival in appeal for more volunteers

This Is Wiltshire: Devizes Carnival

2:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

More costume making workshops and a new website offering advertising opportunities, were among the highlights at the launch of this year’s Devizes Carnival events.

Family rescued in Longleat lions enclosure as car bursts into flames

This Is Wiltshire: Longleat's lions paw over the new Deadly-themed signage

2:05pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A family were rescued from the lions enclosure at Longleat Safari & Adventure Park yesterday after their car overheated and caught fire.

Man found dead in Devizes canal is named

This Is Wiltshire: Mark Stobbart

1:50pm Saturday 19th April 2014

The body of a man found in the Kennet and Avon canal in Devizes yesterday has been formally identified.

A history lesson in pure hate

This Is Wiltshire: Memorial  candles are lit at Auschwitz II at the  end of the visit                     (49250) BY GLENN PHILLIPS

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

MOST of the students admitted to being nervous as they boarded the aircraft to Krakow for a visit to the notorious Second World War death camps in Poland, not knowing how they would react to the horrors that awaited them.

Westbury prescription for a cleaner bill of health

This Is Wiltshire: Healthcare assistant Sarah Weaver, left, dispenser Lena Hillier and manager Esther Hayward at Medix Pharmacy (49234-3 )

11:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A Westbury pharmacy is encouraging people across the county to spring clean their medicine cabinets in a campaign to improve patient health.

Chippenham couple demand action as home is shaken

This Is Wiltshire: Rob and Frankie Jones’ house shakes every time a bus or lorry drives past and the stone around the first floor window has moved an inch                                              (VS261) By VICKY SCIPIO

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Householders Rob and Frankie Jones say their house is starting to break up because the main road alongside is in such need of repair.

Malmesbury statue takes seat in town

This Is Wiltshire: Malmesbury statue takes seat in town

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A new statue of a sitting monk in Malmesbury, who represents the town’s rich history, has been attracting lots of attention.

Cyclists from West Yatton aim to bust record

This Is Wiltshire: From left are Harry, Mike and Will Noel-Smith with their bicycles                    (DV1229) By Diane Vose

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A father and his sons are gearing up to cycle 3,751 miles across Canada in less than 14 days.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Champions held by Welton

This Is Wiltshire: Bradford Town’s Sam Jordan celebrates after netting the opening goal against Bemerton Heath Harlequins on Saturday

8:54am Saturday 19th April 2014

CHAMPIONS Bradford Town were forced to settle for a point yesterday as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Welton Rovers.

Great strides for drug therapy girl

This Is Wiltshire: Azaria Moyse with her sister Kezia, mum Jo and brother Isaac are going to do the 10km walk together

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Azaria Moyse, aged 11, is taking on a big challenge with a 10km tomorrow to raise awareness of Pompe, a rare disease that has affected her since birth.

Sainsbury’s in Chippenham donates Easter eggs for Sally Army than ever

This Is Wiltshire: Pictured with the Easter eggs are Kathryn Seviour, Serena McKendrick, of Sainsbury’s, Keith Coates, of the food bank, and Margaret Boyd, and Rose Hewer from the Salvation Army                                                                    (PM1179) b

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Cusromers of Sainsbury’s in Chippenham have donated more Easter eggs than ever before in a collection for the Salvation Army.

Family vow to find dad a cancer cure

This Is Wiltshire: United to help Gerry – the Hunt family, back row from left, Darren, Diana, Jamie, Carole, John; front, Lindsay, with Sienna, Gerry, Maggie with Isabelle

5:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A FAMILY have embarked on a race against the clock to raise funds towards alternative cancer treatment after rock drummer Gerry Hunt was told the NHS had exhausted all available therapies.

Razor Ruddick to help Prospect appeal

This Is Wiltshire: Neil Ruddock

5:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

FOOTBALL star and TV personality Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock will grace fans with his presence at an exclusive dinner in aid of the Adver’s 160 Appeal for Prospect Hospice.

Teacher assistant regrets harassment

5:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A TEACHING assistant who put up malicious posters in Royal Wootton Bassett calling her former partner a “cheat” has told of her devastation at being convicted of harassment.

Giddy up for a good time at Lambourn open day

5:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

FAMILIES from Swindon were given a glimpse behind the scenes of the famous Lambourn horse racing industry yesterday at the 2014 Lambourn Open Day.

Event will honour Mr Swindon

This Is Wiltshire: Sandy Martin - a picture by James Harrison at the 2nd anniversary celebration  of the Swindon Mindful Employer Network ,Swindon Marriott  on Monday 11th October 2010

5:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

SANDY Martin, aka Mr Swindon, will be remembered once again this year when some of the biggest names in the town’s music scene gather to pay tribute.

Farmers offered £35k to repair flood

This Is Wiltshire: Robert Lawton of North Farm, Aldbourne

5:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

SWINDON farmers affected by this winter’s severe flooding are being encouraged to apply for a Government grant of up to £35,000 to help repair the damage.

Residents up in arms over homes’ design

This Is Wiltshire: Grange Park residents protesting about Hook Street development. In the foreground is Barrie Brocks

5:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL housing development is set to face its final hurdle later this month, despite opposition from a number of residents.

Son demands better patient care after father attacked in hospital

This Is Wiltshire: Michael Northcott, whose father John was attacked while staying at the Great Western Hospital

5:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

MICHAEL Northcott is demanding improved patient care after his elderly father was attacked at the Great Western Hospital in the middle of the night – an assault staff failed to report to the family, he has claimed.

Mencap offers to 'educate' former mayor

This Is Wiltshire: Mayor Nick Martin

5:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A LEADING disability charity has welcomed the decision of the Swindon Mayor to stand down after he was asked to apologise for remarks made last year.

End may be in sight for Filipino jail couple

This Is Wiltshire: Kevin Taylor and his wife Charlene

5:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

HOPE could be on the horizon for a couple who have been detained in a Filipino jail for more than five years.

SWIMMING: European qualifying boost for Stephanie

This Is Wiltshire: Stephanie Millward

9:27pm Friday 18th April 2014

STEPHANIE Millward secured the A standard qualifying time for this summer's IPC European Championships as she finished sixth in the women's multi-classification 100m freestyle at the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow today.

Queues turn up at revamped Pewsey Heritage Centre

This Is Wiltshire: Pewsey Belles

8:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Visitors flocked to the Pewsey Heritage Centre for a glimpse of its revamped displays at the reopening on Saturday.

Welcome to malmesbury graffiti zoo

This Is Wiltshire: street artist Luke Hollingworth poses with one of his murals at Burnham House

7:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A dinosaur that children can walk on a lead, a bull elephant and a black rhino are among the spectacles at Malmesbury’s makeshift zoo, created by graffiti artist Luke Hollingworth.

Rowde pavilion will be replaced

6:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Rowde Parish Council has agreed to produce plans to replace the ageing pavilion on the sports field.

Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

6:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Trowbridge shop M&Co will be holding a fashion show in aid of Relate next Friday at 7.30pm at St James Hall.

Happy couple from Chippenham toast success of Gazette win

This Is Wiltshire: Muriel and Eddie Poole, winners of the £500 of Sainsbury’s vouchers in the recent Gazette & Herald competition                                                                                          (PM1198) By Paul Morris

6:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Muriel and Eddie Poole are the happy winners of £500 worth of Sainsbury’s vouchers, provided by Persimmon Homes, in the Gazette’s Easter competition.

Turnaround in Devizes pub’s fortunes with new boss

This Is Wiltshire: From left, Charlotte Goddard, Monty Hadrill and Grant Angell behind the pumps at The Bell By The Green                              (PM1181) By PAUL MORRIS

5:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

The new man in charge of The Bell by the Green is keeping his fingers crossed for warm weather this Easter to make the most of a revamp of the pub’s garden.

Tanzania is the ‘marathon’ aim for Warminster pupil

This Is Wiltshire: Jacob Blood, right, accompanied by his mum’s partner Pete Gale on the alternative marathon                   (49314)

5:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

While runners were taking on the London Marathon on Sun-day, one pupil from Kingdown School in Warminster set himself his own marathon challenge to raise money for an expedition to Tanzania.

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