Arrest in Malmesbury naked shopper case

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Figures released following freedom of information request

11:27am Sunday 27th July 2014

A MAN has been arrested in connection with an incident in Malmesbury where a shopper shed his clothes and walked around a charity shop stark naked.

Fragment of cloth from WW1 battle to play central part in commemoration

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

FRAGMENTS of a priest’s robe found in the ruins of a French cathedral during the First World War will feature in a special service on North Wiltshire to mark the start of the conflict that cost the lives of a million British Empire servicemen.

Phew! what a sporty scorcher

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A SUMMER season of sport run as part of the Olympic legacy is proving popular for a second year in the Malmesbury area.

Parishes look at no cold calling zones

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Penzance supermarket hosts 'Say NO to Cold Callers' campaign - today

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

PARISH councils in the Malmesbury area are looking at protecting older and vulnerable residents by setting up no cold calling zones.

School bus firm goes into administration

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Bus stop sign/road markings

2:48pm Friday 25th July 2014

A COACH firm that ferries children to school around Malmesbury has gone into administration with the loss of 89 jobs.

Malmesbury musicians rock WOMAD

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:53am Friday 25th July 2014

MALMESBURY youngsters rocked WOMAD last night with a reggae-themed show opener.

Consultation on fire brigade merger proposal

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A POTENTIAL merger between Wiltshire and Dorset fire brigades is being put before the public in a three-month consultation.

Man in hospital with serious injuries after crash on busy Devizes road

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

2:37pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A SERIOUS crash involving a car and a pedestrian happened yesterday on a busy Devizes road.

Inventor Tom's fantastic floating home

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:19pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MALMESBURY inventor Tom Lawton and his young son Barney are due to appear on national TV on Sunday after inventing a fantastic floating home.

Wrong way crash in High Street

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:33pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE were called to Malmesbury High Street today after a van going the wrong way down the road collided with a car.

Man in hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by car in Devizes

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

9:17am Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN has been left with life-threatening injuries after a collision with a Vauxhall Corsa on the A361 in Devizes.

Cricklade goat farm given the go ahead

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:11pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

APPROVAL has been granted to controversial plans to build a structure to house fifty goats just outside Cricklade.

West Highland Terrier found near A419

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The lost dog, currently known as Archie (8508803)

6:07pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

COTSWOLD Vets in Cirencester are searching for the owner of a lost West Highland Terrier, found near Cricklade.

Updated: Firefighters dealing with big blaze at recycling site in Wiltshire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:29pm Monday 21st July 2014

A FIRE which started at a recycling plant in Swindon is still burning.

Storms and lightning strikes in Wiltshire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:48am Monday 21st July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS in Wiltshire dealt with more than 100 calls for help on Saturday as torrential rain and thunderstorms swept the county.

White van man naked in suspenders - police make arrest

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: West Mercia reveals future of our police stations

9:47am Monday 21st July 2014

POLICE have made an arrest following a series of bizarre reports of a man posing naked apart from suspenders and stockings in a parked van near Malmesbury.

Up, up and away for kite festival

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

THE British pioneer of stunt kite flying has been invited to the fifth Malmesbury Kite Festival next month.

Engineering pupils aim high at air tattoo

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

BUDDING engineers from Malmesbury School took off on a high flying adventure at the Royal International Air Tattoo.

Sherston had a boule

10:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

SHERSTON’s Gallic side was out in force at the weekend as players from all over the country wielded their boules in a battle for sporting glory.

Spectacular thunderstorm over the Cotswolds

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:39am Friday 18th July 2014

LAST night’s thunderstorm gave Cotswolds residents a spectacular light show.

Arrests during summer drink drive campaign

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: BREATH TEST: Gwent Police officers will take part in the all-Wales crackdown on drink and drug-driving, which will include more frequent stop checks

3:29pm Friday 18th July 2014

SEVEN drivers were arrested in Wiltshire during a month-long summer drink and drug driving campaign.

Bid to save Malmesbury neighbourhood plan

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Wiltshire councillor Simon Killane at the spot which could be the entrance to a Waitrose store at Malmesbury

9:13am Friday 18th July 2014

A DESPERATE bid to save neighbourhood planning in Malmesbury was launched this week after the Court of Appeal ruled a controversial 180-home estate could be built.

Mum with fear of heights prepares for skydive

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Kelly Pritchard with a portrait  of her son, Alfie-Ray

5:07pm Thursday 17th July 2014

SHERSTON mum Kelly Pritchard is aiming to raise almost £800 for Bristol Children’s Hospital’s Wallace and Gromit Appeal next month with a sky dive.

Wiltshire ranks third for tackling homophobic bullying

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Most East Sussex LGBT residents think reporting hate crimes a "waste of time"

4:37pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

WILTSHIRE has been placed in the top three authorities for tackling homophobic bullying in its schools.

Wrong way driver causes traffic chaos on M4

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Police warning after thefts in car parks

3:59pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A DRIVER spotted attempting to join the M4 down an exit ramp caused traffic chaos this afternoon.

Intensive goat farm may come to Cricklade

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:07pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

FIFTY goats may soon be housed just outside of Cricklade depending on the decision of Wiltshire Council’s Northern Area Planning Committee.

Malmesbury man alleged to be in hard drugs trade

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cocaine

10:14am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A MALMESBURY man accused of being involved in the trade in hard drugs has appeared before a Crown Court judge.

Controversial development approved for Malmesbury

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Health visitor is town's citizen of the year

4:26pm Friday 11th July 2014

DEVELOPER MJ Gleeson’s plans to build 180 new homes in Malmesbury has been approved at the Court of Appeal despite fierce opposition from residents.

Major Malmesbury road to be closed for sewer repairs

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Delays likely in St Albans main road due to road resurfacing

12:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

UPGRADES to modernise Malmesbury’s ageing sewers are due to start on Monday August 4.

Malmesbury florist celebrates lush new interior

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Florist Karen Reynolds at the newly refurbished Flowers Galore in Malmesbury High Street (8099853)

10:09am Friday 11th July 2014

ONE of Malmesbury’s high street florists is celebrating its reopening with a range of tropical plants.

Sinéad O’Connor boosts WOMAD line up

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Sinéad O’Connor in concert. Photo by Pymouss via Wikimedia Commons(8092579)

4:45pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A PERFORMANCE by legendary Irish artist Sinéad O’Connor has further added to the line up at this year’s WOMAD.

Stolen mini tractor recovered in Cricklade

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Police photo of the recovered mini tractor (8048485)

9:55am Thursday 10th July 2014

POLICE officers from Malmesbury and Chippenham alongside a team from the Environment Agency have recovered a stolen mini tractor and secured evidence for later use.

Malmesbury residents worried by monster pothole

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Gastons Lane's largest pothole (7970813)

5:05pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

RESIDENTS of Gastons Road in Malmesbury have reported a pothole measuring eighteen inches by fifteen inches to Wiltshire County Council.

Vicfest aids Malmesbury football club

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: VS452 - Vic Festival in Malmesbury at the Football Club. 
Pictured: Santana taking part in the talent competition. 
05.07.14 Pic by Vicky Scipio (7958380)

5:05pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

MALMESBURY’S Vicfest has raised £2,750 for the town’s embattled football club and showcased a host of the town’s young talent.

Vital funds needed to update children's hospice

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Rosie Simmens who receives respite care at Helen & Douglas House children's hospice

6:05pm Monday 7th July 2014

A FAMILY from Luckington, near Malmesbury, who regularly visit Helen House children's hospice, are calling for donations in a final push to raise the remaining funds needed to refurbish Helen House to bring it up to modern standards for families from Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.

Schoolteacher jailed for sexual offences against children

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:53am Sunday 6th July 2014

SCHOOL teacher Alexander Thomas has been convicted of inciting children to take part in sexual activity and sent to jail.

Call box shop given facelift

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

AN OLD village phone box that has a new lease of life as a shop is looking pristine after a it was given a fresh coat of paint.

Pigeon squatters cause pongy problem for town hall

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The pigeon on the nest is constructed from building materials

9:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

MESSY squatters who caused a pongy problem have cost Malmesbury Town Council around £10,000.

Wiltshire police and crime commissioner returns to work

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Angus MAcpherson

2:20pm Friday 4th July 2014

THE Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire, Angus Macpherson, is returning to work after receiving treatment for a heart condition.

Students arrive in style for Malmesbury School year 11 prom

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:00am Friday 4th July 2014

A SPARKLING clean tractor and a vintage Bedford dormobile helped to ferry Year 11 students from Malmesbury school to their prom on Friday.

Football club all ready for music festival

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Enjoying the slide on the inflatable assault course are Mia Read, 7, and Finley Constable, 2 at the Malmesbury Vics beer festival (6523455)

3:31pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE stage is being set for Malmesbury Victoria’s biggest fundraiser of the year.

Hedge fire shuts A429

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:22pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

PART of the A429 south of Malmesbury was shut in the early hours of this morning after a hedge caught fire sending flames soaring into the sky.

Man charged with murder of Aulton Tom Rogers and attempted murder of woman

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:14am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A 28-year-old man from Swindon has been charged with the murder of Aulton Tom Rogers last week and the attempted murder of a woman in May.

M4 crash causes serious delays as emergency air ambulance is called to scene

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

4:49pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A CRASH on the M4 westbound between junctions 18 and 19 has caused serious delays today.

Housing plan unveiled for Crudwell

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix homes property

2:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

HUNTER Page Planning has unveiled their plans for the residential redevelopment of Ridgeway Farm in Crudwell.

Man arrested following Swindon murder

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Aulton Thomas Rogers

10:50am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Swindon pub worker Aulton Tom Rogers on a cycle path near the town centre.

BMW stolen from driveway

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix police arrest

10:18am Monday 30th June 2014

A BMW car valued at around £17,000 was stolen from the driveway of a house in Chelworth near Crudwell on Thursday. The 2011 grey X1 estate with the registration plate YH11ONJ was taken in the space of half an hour between 4.12 pm and 4.45pm.

WOMAD star Bobby Womack dies

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Bobby Womack is the latest big name to be announced by WOMAD

9:33am Saturday 28th June 2014

SOUL legend Bobby Womack, who was due to headline at next month's WOMAD festival in Malmesbury, has died.

Mum takes leap of faith in memory of brave toddler son

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Kelly Pritchard with baby daughter Angel.

9:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

A SHERSTON mum is casting her fear of heights to the winds to raise money for the children’s hospital that treated her toddler son for cancer.

Malmesbury women in finals of national awards

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Elaine Godley urges women across Wiltshire to go for check-ups     	         PICTURE BY DIANE VOSE (DV784)

3:36pm Friday 27th June 2014

TWO Malmesbury women have reached the finals of a national awards scheme for the second year in a row.

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