Help us save Marlborough's youth club, say campaigners

This Is Wiltshire:

6:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed to get Marlborough’s youth centre up and running once again. It closed in August following Wiltshire Council cuts.

FOOTBALL: Rising star Tyrone stays grounded

This Is Wiltshire:

9:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

TYRONE Mings’ father reckons remembering his hardy non-league roots will be paramount for his son as his stock continues to soar in the Championship.

Sporting centre scores a revamp

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Town's potential training ground base at Beversbrook

8:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

BEVERSBROOK Sport and Community Facility is to get a floodlit all-weather pitch and an upgraded pavilion under plans agreed by Wiltshire Council.

Chippenham schools boosted by charity fund

This Is Wiltshire: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

7:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

SCHOOLS in Chippenham were awarded more than £12,000 by the Chippenham Borough Lands Charity.

Friendly shop staff named best in Chippenham

This Is Wiltshire:

7:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

THE convenience shop MS2 Stores has been crowned best in Chippenham for customer service in the Gazette’s competition.

A350 safety fears lead to scrapping of Remembrance parade

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

The Royal British Legion branch in Westbury has announced it will not be parading through the town for Remembrance Day because of roadworks on the A350.

Hotshot Byrne gets defensive nudge

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

NATHAN Byrne is certainly on a hot streak at the moment going forward – but his manager Mark Cooper still had to remind him that part of his job is also defensive.

Travel chaos ahead for town’s drivers

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

MOTORISTS are facing chaos on the roads in the coming weeks with a series of roadworks set to cause delays.

Short-term focus is the right goal for 'boring' Mark

This Is Wiltshire: Mark Cooper

5:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

TOWN boss Mark Cooper has admitted he has to be “really boring” to keep his mind focused on the task of maintaining his side’s place near the top of the League One table.

RETRO ROBINS: The day that did for Dave

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

ON this day in 1971, Dave Mackay took over as Town manager – but on this day in 1972, he resigned!

Zombie brides on the loose in town

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

SHOPPERS at the Brunel Centre had a fright yesterday as they were greeted by a horde of zombie brides.

Help sex offenders to be reintegrated

This Is Wiltshire: Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson

5:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

SEX offenders released from prison are queuing up for more volunteers to step forward and aid their reintegration with society in Swindon.

New app will help a friend in distress

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

THE Samaritans charity has launched a new smartphone and internet app to enable friends to support those in need who are posting disturbing comments on Twitter.

Call for nurses to help sick children

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

NURSES are being sought to fill 20 positions at Great Western Hospital’s children’s departments.

Takeover of leisure centres begins today

This Is Wiltshire: Coun Keith Williams

5:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

TODAY is the start of a new era for the town’s leisure and golf facilities as they are officially leased out.

Youngsters have fun, come rein or shine

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

CHILDREN have been enjoying pony days during the half term holidays.

Running to Remember

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

THOUSANDS are expected to turn out to pound the paths around Lydiard Park as they take part in this year’s Run2Remember.

Town nets awards for school sports

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

A SPIKE in sports participation at schools across Swindon has resulted in 19 separate national awards – up from zero in 2013.

GWH dementia ward becomes more homely

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

AN ELDERLY care ward at Great Western Hospital has become more accessible to those with dementia following a £98,000 investment.

Call to help stop the rogue traders

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

TRADING Standards officers visited neighbourhoods in Swindon this week advising residents to say ‘no’ to cold calling doorstep traders.

Town joins in with scary Halloween celebrations

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

A NEW play area was officially opened yesterday with a pumpkin party and Halloween celebration.

A big step for charity

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

MUD, traffic and miles were all racked up during a 24-hour trek in aid of the 160 Appeal.

It’s time for us to have a university

This Is Wiltshire: Coun Mark Dempsey is pictured at Covingham Square

5:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

THE battle is on again to bring a university to Swindon.

Police name man who died in A429 accident

This Is Wiltshire:

5:20pm Friday 31st October 2014

Wiltshire Police have named a man who died in an accident on the A429 on October 23 as Anthony Edward Jeng, 38, from Crudwell, near Malmesbury.

Don't hesitate to call 999 again, say police after find turns out to be empty shell

This Is Wiltshire:

3:02pm Friday 31st October 2014

TRAFFIC was diverted for two hours after the discovery of a wartime bomb on a building site near Melksham on Monday.

£500k damages for Oaksey businessman whose luxury yacht sank

This Is Wiltshire:

11:32am Friday 31st October 2014

A onetime tightrope walker turned international businessman has won almost £500,000 damages after his "bespoke" luxury yacht ran aground and sank like a stone while he holidayed in Majorca.

Fire at thatched cottages costs Codford couple their home

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Friday 31st October 2014

A CODFORD couple are trying to rebuild their lives after flames destroyed their Grade II listed cottage.

Financial difficulties shut Tourist Information Centre

This Is Wiltshire:

9:24am Friday 31st October 2014

THE Tourist Information Centre in Bradford on Avon has closed its doors to the public due to financial difficulties.

18th century records lost in Bowood blaze drama

This Is Wiltshire: Lord Lansdowne has offered to rent two acres of Bowood Estate so the town park at Castlefields can be expanded

8:54am Friday 31st October 2014

Lord Lansdowne was among those who rushed to help when fire ripped through Bowood’s estate office in the early hours on Sunday, destroying irreplaceable records.

A350 roadworks putting livelihoods in jeopardy, say angry Westbury traders

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

FURIOUS business owners in Westbury say their livelihoods are in jeopardy because weeks of repairs to the A350 have put a stop to passing trade.

Savernake's famous old oak could be best tree in country

This Is Wiltshire: The Big Belly Oak at Savernake Forest

7:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

SAVERNAKE Forest’s ancient Big Belly Oak is one of the famous trees that has been shortlisted by the Woodland Trust in its contest to find England’s Tree of the Year.

‘Rags to riches’ as wiz’s hobby profits

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

COMPUTER games wizard Gary Merritt has gone from barely being able to pay for lunch to having a worldwide online audience paying him thousands of pounds a month.

Police suspect link in Westbury Rugby Club raid

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

6:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

POLICE believe the same thieves who struck at North Bradley FC’s changing room, stealing hundreds of pounds worth of personal belongings, targeted Westbury Rugby Club the same day.

Loved ones remembered at Devizes service

This Is Wiltshire:

5:40pm Friday 31st October 2014

A service to remember loved ones will be held at St James’s Church, Devizes, on Sunday.

Chance to get dancing at Marlborough classes

This Is Wiltshire: Dirty Dancing comes to the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil

5:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

Couples inspired by the moves of the Strictly Come Dancing stars have the chance to learn the waltz, rumba and cha-cha for themselves thanks to a new Ballroom and Latin American class launching in the town.

Rowde village in bloom for war centenary

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

People of all ages have made poppies for a village trail which opened last Thursday to commemorate the First World War.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Enjoy it while it lasts

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

MELKSHAM Town manager Darren Perrin insists his club will not abandon their philosophy, even if they find themselves within touching distance of the Toolstation League Premier Division.

Police plea over copper stolen from sewage treatment works

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

4:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

COPPER worth £500 was stolen from Trowbridge Sewage Treatment Works between October 24 and 28.

Devizes band on stage at Corn Exchange two decades after first album released

This Is Wiltshire:

4:25pm Friday 31st October 2014

Blues/rock band The Hoax play in their home town of Devizes tonight – 20 years to the day from the release of their first album.

Corsham school praised for being among best in test

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

4:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

Holy Trinity Primary School in Great Cheverell has received a letter from the Government commending it on coming in the top two per cent of the country for Year one phonics screening.

BOXING: ‘That was not the best of me’

This Is Wiltshire:

4:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

FIGHT FANS will see the real Nick Blackwell the next time he steps into the ring – that’s the vow from the Trowbridge ace after he boxed to his first career draw last weekend.

Grandson of the man named Pumpkin Joe wins contest he made famous

This Is Wiltshire:

3:57pm Friday 31st October 2014

Nathan Hamblin is helping to keep alive the memory of his grandfather who was known as Pumpkin Joe.

Family renews appeal for missing tortoise Boris

This Is Wiltshire:

3:57pm Friday 31st October 2014

A Bradford on Avon family has renewed an appeal for missing tortoise, Boris.

Cancer Research gets cash boost thanks to Marlborough's Feast of Food

This Is Wiltshire:

3:36pm Friday 31st October 2014

Food lovers helped to raise thousands for Cancer Research UK at the annual Feast of Food on Saturday.

Trowbridge beggar is not homeless, say police

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

3:32pm Friday 31st October 2014

POLICE are asking people not to give money to a beggar in Trowbridge.

FOOTBALL: A Fresh beginning

This Is Wiltshire:

3:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

FRESHFORD United secretary Ruth Fulton is hoping the next chapter of her club’s rich history will be one to savour after their brand new clubhouse opened its doors last weekend.

Warmest Halloween on record, says Met Office

This Is Wiltshire:

2:34pm Friday 31st October 2014

THE record for the warmest Halloween in Britain has been shattered, forecasters say.

'Decoy' police car vandalised

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

2:42pm Friday 31st October 2014

Vandals lashed out at a decoy police car which was in Biddestone to deter speeding motorists.

Rowde school says au revoir to teacher

This Is Wiltshire:

2:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

French teacher Jayne Andrews-Wheeler has said au revoir to the school where she has taught for 34 years with a tea party with a Gallic twist.

VIDEO: Spooky Halloween skydive

This Is Wiltshire:

12:33pm Friday 31st October 2014

Skydivers took to the Wiltshire skies from the Old Sarum airfield, Salisbury, decked out in Halloween costumes.






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