A342 reopens after Rowde barn blaze

This Is Wiltshire:

9:42am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The A342 at Rowde has now been reopened after yesterday's blaze.

Turning back the clock for street fair fun in Warminster

This Is Wiltshire:

9:31am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Re-enactment groups, drummers and street entertainers followed an 18th century theme at Warminster Festival Street Fair on Saturday.

Jailed: 'Remorseless' man who spied on teenager and mum with hidden video cameras

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A 49-year-old man who set up video cameras to spy on a girl in a bathroom and bedroom has been jailed for eight months.

Wiltshire city is one of world's top ten best

This Is Wiltshire:

8:28am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Salisbury has made into a top 10 world cities' list, chosen by travel guide Lonely Planet.

Banned from Wiltshire: Man accused of selling drugs in Chippenham

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

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A man who is accused of being involved in the trade in hard drugs in Chippenham has been released on bail by a judge.

OAP accused of sexually abusing girls 50 years ago

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

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PENSIONER accused of sexually abusing two girls in Swindon in the 1960s has been released on bail by a judge.

Traders are boxed in by parking charges

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

OLD Town traders are to ask the council if it can relax parking restrictions in a bid to boost trade in the area.

Iva got 104 candles on my birthday cake

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

WINS at the bingo and cheering on her favourite football team go a long way to keeping town resident Iva Evans on the go – as she celebrated reaching her 104th birthday yesterday.

Firm takes a shine to shoebox gifts once again

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

FOR the second year running, global workplace provider Regus, which has a centre in Swindon, is supporting a Christmas campaign which sends present-filled shoeboxes to needy children in developing and war-torn countries.

Regent Circus safety audit delay could last months

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SAFETY concerns around the shared-space crossing on Regent Circus will not be answered yet because an independent safety audit has been delayed.

Irresponsible dog owners in Swindon face fines of up to £20,000 thanks to new legislation

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

DOG owners face tougher sanctions as new laws have given police and the council powers to issue fines of up to £20,000.

Welfare risk at Bee Hive kids’ club

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CHILDREN’S welfare is at risk at the Bee Hive Club in Highworth according to the latest report from Ofsted.

Youngsters have the drive to win talent show

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TALENTED youngsters flaunted their gifts and abilities at a special contest last week.

‘Economy and ecology’ at heart of lecture

This Is Wiltshire: The Richard Jefferies’ Museum

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

AT A talk next Saturday Professor Patrick Dillon will offer an insight into the downland landscapes of Richard Jefferies’s country near Swindon and the changes that have taken place.

Guests turn event into a page-turner

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN are set to be inspired by authors, illustrators and poets this week after the launch of the annual Swindon Youth Festival of Literature.

Great Western Hospital awarded for its support to new mums

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN INTERNATIONAL award was presented to Great Western Hospital to honour the quality of support they provide to new mothers.

Light up the sky with care when using Chinese lanterns

This Is Wiltshire: Firework night pain or pleasure

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

GOVERNMENT guidance has failed to ban the use of Chinese lanterns ahead of the firework season despite the huge risk to property and livestock.

FOOTBALL IN THE COMMUNITY: Youngsters are on the ball with trust

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

DISABLED children have been given a chance to show their skills on the football pitch.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Long distance woes for Worthians’ chief

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HIGHWORTH Town manager John Fisher wants the Hellenic League to look at how they arrange their mid-week fixtures.

Residents give their views on Bruce Street Bridges roadworks in Swindon

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE worst of the disruption caused by work on the Bruce Street Bridges roundabout is expected to be over when the first phase is finished next month, commuters have been told.

SUNDAY LEAGUE: Cleeve Tech dish out six of the best to stay on top

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CLEEVE Tech have taken a friendly approach as they enjoy life at the top of Division Three with a 6-1 win over Cross Street.

Silver surfers on a wave thanks to pupils

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

STUDENTS became teachers last week when they helped to bring online people who struggle to use computers.

Fly-tipped waste will be collected

This Is Wiltshire: Coun Fay Howard, who is opposed the council’s decison not to clear fly-tipped green waste immediately

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SWINDON Council has announced some of the bags which were fly-tipped following the introduction of a charge for green waste earlier this year are to be collected.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Goal blitz surprises Marine boss Milhench

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SUPERMARINE Sports manager Pete Milhench was surprised to see his side hit the goal trail at Marlborough Town on Saturday.

NORTH WILTS YOUTH LEAGUE: Bassett come out on top in thriller

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Swindon Supermarine J were edged out in a seven-goal thriller against Wootton Bassett Blue in Under 11s Division One.

Wiltshire fire chief is ‘delighted’ new cash will help merger with Dorset service

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A NEW safety centre for school children could be built if a merger between Wiltshire and Dorset Fire Services goes ahead.

Swindon Hepatitis C support group marks its third year

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HEPATITIS C may still be a taboo subject, but help is at hand for sufferers in Swindon.

Runners get funds off to flying start

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE ROTARY Club’s first ever fun run event at Lydiard Park proved a roaring success, raising thousands of pounds for the WIltshire Air Ambulance.

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: Spitfires are unable to repeat cup heroics

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Swindon Spitfires travelled to Truro for the second week running, this time for a South West Women’s League Premier Division game, but they were unable to repeat the FA Cup win of seven days ago, slipping to a 2-1 defeat.

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: Scanlon strikes to grab Town a draw

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Highworth Town U16s moved into fourth place in the league after a 1-1 home draw with Bardwell Girls.

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: United and Bristow go on the rampage at Market Lavington

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SWINDON Spitfires United remain top of the Wiltshire County League following an emphatic 23-1 win at basement side Market Lavington.

NORTH BERKS LEAGUE: Faringdon thanks Evans for super sub’s late winner

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A LATE winner by substitute Rich Evans gave Faringdon Town a turnaround victory in this evenly contested Division One match.

AIR RIFLES: Westall completes a perfect possible

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ANITA Westall scored a Possible to fire her team Lambourn A to a 543 all draw with Rodbourne Cheney in the Swindon and District Air Rifle League. Other Possible (60 point maximum) scorers were Graham Micklewright (Lambourn C), Don Franklin, Robert Ellis and Chris Elliott (all VWH Cricklade).

Lawn cut it at Bath

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Lawn under 16s travelled to Bath university to take part in the South West regional tournament.

Much-travelled beer tankard finds a temporary home in our library

This Is Wiltshire:

5:10am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PERSONALISED pewter tankard from which 19th Century Swindon landlord Richard Bullen enjoyed many a leisurely half has gone on display at the Central Library after a remarkable 8,000-mile round trip.

Jail for bungling burglar kept out of house by security measures

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

8:35am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A drunken burglar who failed to get into a Corsham house he was trying to raid has been jailed for nine months.

Biggest ever review of car parking to be started by Wiltshire Council

This Is Wiltshire:

4:41pm Monday 20th October 2014

The biggest review of parking ever undertaken in Wiltshire will start on Monday as people across the county are consulted.

A342 to remain shut until Tuesday after fire crews tackle Rowde barn blaze

This Is Wiltshire:

11:58am Monday 20th October 2014

The A342 between Devizes and Chippenham will remain closed at Rowde until at least 7am on Tuesday because of a fire at West End Farm this morning.

Multi-million pound bid to transform Trowbridge's Peter Black site

This Is Wiltshire: The derelict former Peter Black toiletries factory has been described as an eyesore on the Trowbridge landscape

11:52am Monday 20th October 2014

A multi-million pound project could transform the former Peter Black toiletries factory at Cradle Bridge, Trowbridge, into a retail and leisure development.

Day to honour sister and friend raises £2.5k for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

This Is Wiltshire:

11:11am Monday 20th October 2014

Friends, family and classmates of schoolgirl India Hedley, who died just three days after her 13th birthday, have raised more than £2,500 in her memory for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

Young Trowbridge TV entrepreneur arrested over break-in claim

This Is Wiltshire:

10:24am Monday 20th October 2014

A teenage entrepreneur who scooped a £80,000 investment on Dragons' Den has been arrested on suspicion of burgling his mother's house.

Flash flood fears as Bradford on Avon gullies remain blocked

This Is Wiltshire:

9:28am Monday 20th October 2014

Blocked drains and gullies across Bradford on Avon are causing residents to worry about flash flooding.

Top marks for culture for Trowbridge school

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Bellefield Primary and Nursery School’s international curriculum has been recognised by the British Council with a prestigious award.

Calne man, 76, cautioned over stable block burglarly

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

7:50pm Monday 20th October 2014

A 76-year-old man from Calne was cautioned after burgling a stable block in Savernake Forest.

Power back on at Devizes homes

This Is Wiltshire:

6:36pm Monday 20th October 2014

Several homes in Commercial Road, Devizes, were without electricity for a time this evening.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Perrin left shell-shocked by Bitton blitz

This Is Wiltshire: Darren Perrin watches Melksham Town’s 4-1 FA Vase win over Devizes Town last Saturday

4:29pm Monday 20th October 2014

MELKSHAM Town boss Darren Perrin predicted that his side could come a cropper at Bitton but he could never have anticipated his side’s spectacular capitulation last weekend.

Biggest ever review of car parking to be started by Wiltshire Council

This Is Wiltshire:

4:37pm Monday 20th October 2014

The biggest review of parking ever undertaken in Wiltshire will start on Monday as people across the county are consulted.

£5.5m earmarked for possible merger of Wiltshire and Dorset fire services

This Is Wiltshire:

3:44pm Monday 20th October 2014

The Government has earmarked £5.54 million to support a potential combination of Wiltshire and Dorset Fire & Rescue Services.

Wiltshire firefighters face wall of flames at Rowde

This Is Wiltshire:

2:51pm Monday 20th October 2014

A wall of flames met the first fire crew from Devizes as it arrived the battle a blaze a West End Farm, Rowde this morning.

Stonehenge parachute jump launches Wiltshire's Poppy Appeal

This Is Wiltshire:

2:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

Wiltshire's Poppy Appeal was launched today with a parachute jump at Stonehenge.






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