SPORT: The final chance to vote for Stars of Tomorrow

This Is Wiltshire:

9:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Today is the last day to nominate a young athlete for our Stars of Tomorrow competition being run with Bag4Sport Foundation.

Petition on seagulls is under way in Devizes

This Is Wiltshire: Band together to beat gull menace

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A PETITION has been started calling for action to deal with the increase in numbers of seagulls in Devizes.

Extra-close shave for Malmesbury teenager in aunt’s memory

This Is Wiltshire:

7:30am Friday 1st August 2014

Teenager Tegan Hughes acquired the most severe hairstyle of her life on Tuesday while hundreds of pupils at Malmesbury School cheered her on.

Calne revs up for bikers' bonanza

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Thousands of bike enthusiasts revved through Calne on Saturday for the town’s annual meet.

Hatts Travel closure: Last stop for historic bus firm

This Is Wiltshire:

6:30am Friday 1st August 2014

Staff at Hatts Travel have spoken of their shock that the 86-year-old family coach firm has crashed, with the loss of 89 jobs.

Hall vandalism leaves Stanton St Quintin nowhere to meet

This Is Wiltshire:

6:30am Friday 1st August 2014

A spate of vandalism has left the community of Stanton St Quintin with nowhere to meet.

Hatts Travel closure: Sadness of boss as 89 jobs and 1,000 holidays lost

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Hatts Travel boss Adrian Hillier has blamed a clampdown by banks on overdrafts for the failure of his coach business.

Egg-citing twist for Malmesbury Kite Festival

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Organisers of the fifth Malmesbury Kite Festival this weekend hope they don’t end up with egg on their faces when they introduce a new facet to the event.

Vow by unions to strike until autumn over pay

This Is Wiltshire: Members of various trade unions holding a protest outside the civic offices

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

UNIONS representing 1.3 million local government workers – GMB, UNISON and Unite – have agreed to escalate their pay dispute with a campaign running into the autumn.

River monitored close to fire site

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

THE Environment Agency is monitoring the water quality in the River Cole to check whether it has been contaminated by the fire at Averies Recycling.

Drugs were allegedly made in man’s home

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

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

A MAN accused of allowing his house to be used for the attempted production of a former legal high has been released on bail by a judge.

A very sad farewell

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

MUCH-loved Old Town antiques shop Penny Farthing Antiques has shut up shop for the last time after the owner, Ann Farthing, lost her battle with cancer.

Big push for boy in leukaemia struggle

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

AT just five years old, leukaemia sufferer Charlie Allen has embarked on his second course of chemotherapy – a painful treatment he will have to bear for the next three-and-a-half years.

South Asian music show is put on hold

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

A MUSICAL event celebrating South Asian music and culture set to take place this weekend has been postponed.

Firefighters announce further strikes

This Is Wiltshire: Firefighters pictured outside Drove fire station on a previous strike against proposed changes to their pensions

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have announced a further series of strike dates to take place next month in a long running dispute with the government over pensions.

Quiet carriage staying says First Great Western

This Is Wiltshire: A First Great Western High Speed Train

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

FIRST Great Western has denied claims in a national newspaper that it is removing quiet carriages from all its trains.

Disgust as pervert GP’s sentence cut

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

VICTIMS of sex assault GP Davinder Jeet Bains are “bitterly disappointed” by the decision to slash his sentence by two years.

Call for villagers to send pictures

This Is Wiltshire: Northwich Photographic Society

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

WROUGHTON Parish Council is looking for photographers to volunteer to help the village’s Neighbourhood Plan team.

No prejudice over autism care home

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

A HUNDRED Liden residents met South Swindon MP Robert Buckland to discuss development in the area and the housing of the autistic people at a public meeting.

Business teams pitch in to raise cash for charity

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

BUSINESSES in the town centre took their friendly rivalry to the next level when they raised £875 at a football tournament in aid of Prospect Hospice.

Cycling fundraisers show they have wheel resolve

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

WITH no fewer than six punctures in four hours and a snapped chain to cap it all – most of them unfortunately befalling one very unlucky fundraiser – the Swindon Wheelers’ cycle ride in aid of the Adver’s 160 Appeal proved the textbook definition of challenging.

Friends reward hospice for care

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

TWO years after a brain tumour claimed the life of their friend and colleague, an interior design team has collected nearly £18,500 for the hospice that cared for him when all hope of recovery was lost.

Tune in to pub crawl

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

HUNDREDS of people packed out pubs in the second part of this year’s popular Stratton Festival, the Stratton Stroll.

Fisher full of praise for his new Highworth squad

This Is Wiltshire: Highworth manager John Fisher

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

HIGHWORTH Town manager John Fisher believes his has got the strongest squad he has had during his reign at the club.

Louise Hunt-ing a second Olympics

This Is Wiltshire: Wanborough’s Louise Hunt claimed the title this week

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

THERE may still be two years to go before the next Olympics but Louise Hunt still has her eyes firmly fixed on the Rio Games in 2016.

Immersed in a deep passion

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

“AT seventy feet, the shark home team came onto the field. About twenty four of them with sizes from four feet to about eight feet swimming around us. There’s nowhere to hide! And one of them has eaten the ball!”

A hole lot better

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

WORK to install two giant sewage tanks in North Swindon is progressing ahead of schedule thanks to the good weather.

Nursery is on track

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

PLAYSTEPS Day Nursery is on the way to making progress with a comprehensive action plan, after being rated inadequate.

Archbishop gives blessing to event

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

THE Archbishop of Canterbury will give his blessing to Lydiard Park’s Heritage Open Days when he visits the park in September.

Teen robbery is found to be a lie

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

A FIFTEEN-year-old boy from North Swindon has admitted he lied to police when he claimed that his crutches had been stolen by three attackers as he walked in Redhouse.

Public survey on £19m project to revamp museum

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

THE future of an ambitious cultural hub in Swindon has been placed in the hands of art lovers, schools and museum goers.

PRE-SEASON: Chippenham Town 1 Melksham Town 0

This Is Wiltshire:

10:02pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A LEE Phillips goal inside the first five minutes proved enough for Chippenham Town to beat Toolstation League neighbours Melksham Town in a competitive, hard-fought penultimate pre-season friendly of the summer.

Meet firefighters as Devizes hosts Services Day

This Is Wiltshire:

9:08pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Devizes firefighters are supporting a community event being held at Hillworth Park tomorrow.

Breaking news COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Talbot seventh as the Jamaicans dominate

This Is Wiltshire: Danny Talbot is hoping for a Commonwealth Games run when the England team is announced on Monday

9:24pm Thursday 31st July 2014

DANNY Talbot finished seventh as Jamaica pulled off a clean sweep in the men's 200m final at the Commonwealth Games tonight.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Talbot into 200m final

This Is Wiltshire: Danny Talbot celebrates after winning the 200m in Birmingham today

6:41pm Thursday 31st July 2014

TROWBRIDGE Tornado Danny Talbot will go fo glory in tonight's 200m final at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after finishing second in his semi-final this evening.

Corsham gets £20k budget for youth services next year

This Is Wiltshire: Laura Mayes, cabinet member for Children's Services

6:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Corsham will have a £20,000 budget for youth services next year, under Wiltshire Council’s new community-led model.

Hatts Travel closure: Concern over village services

This Is Wiltshire: Wiltshire Council is proposing major money-saving changes to the Connect2Wiltshire bus services

5:27pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Kate Freeman, of Etchilhampton, who helped set up the pioneering Wigglybus in the Pewsey Vale in 1999 and which is now called Connect2Wiltshire, thanked Hatts for its running of the service.

Hatts Travel closure: Hundreds of would-be holidaymakers lose out

This Is Wiltshire:

5:17pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Hundreds of holidaymakers have been devastated by the collapse of Hatts, which has left them out of pocket and with no trip to look forward to.

Buses only on Fleming Way

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE next stage of the Kimmerfield development was given the go-ahead this week when an application to close parts of Fleming Way to traffic was approved.

VIDEO: Ex-Warneford pupil pops question to childhood sweetheart in front of 9,000 US baseball fans

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

WHEN Christa Tremblin took her boyfriend to a baseball game, little did she know he would propose to her in front of thousands.

Hatts Travel closure: Three operators found to take over routes

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Wiltshire Council bosses and administrators have secured a deal to keep bus services running in the wake of the collapse of Hatts Travel.

Dad joins in Devizes Scout’s shave

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Scout Daniel Scott was joined by his dad as they got their heads shaved to raise money for the youngsters to go to the World Jamboree.

Blood disorder kills Colerne soldier who survived bomb blast and tackled Taliban fighter

This Is Wiltshire:

3:49pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A Colerne-based soldier who survived a bomb blast and tackled a Taliban fighter while serving in Afghanistan has died from a rare blood disorder.

Do you know who walked out of Warminster Vision Express with £600 of sunglasses?

This Is Wiltshire:

3:27pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A man walked into the Vision Express, Warminster, and left with four pairs of sunglasses worth £600 without making any attempt to pay for them.

Teenage boy who told police he had been robbed of his crutches was lying

This Is Wiltshire:

2:27pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A FIFTEEN-year-old boy from North Swindon has admitted that he lied to police when he claimed he had been robbed as he walked between Redhouse and Oakhurst on crutches.

Life in trenches revealed

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AN exhibition paying tribute to the soldiers of the Calne area who fought in the First World War will run for another week.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin not complaining

This Is Wiltshire:

1:43pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WILTSHIRE’S Jazz Carlin wasn’t scoffing at a second medal in as many nights on Tuesday, despite just missing out on another gold in Glasgow.

FOOTBALL: Town on the verge of landing Trowbridge lad Turnbull

This Is Wiltshire:

1:31pm Thursday 31st July 2014

SWINDON Town are looking to complete a season-long loan deal for Trowbridge’s Jordan Turnbull.

Pewsey coach firm invites Hatts Travel workers to get on board

This Is Wiltshire:

2:45pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Pewsey Vale Coaches is inviting staff made redundant by Hatts Travel to apply for jobs with the company.

Police investigate indecent exposure incidents in Malmesbury

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

12:15pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Police are investigating two incidents of indecent exposure in Malmesbury.






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