Health visitor is town's citizen of the year

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

10:18am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A MUCH loved health visitor who has helped to care for generations of children in the Malmesbury area has been chosen as the town’s Citizen of the Year.

Flood hit football club makes desperate appeal for financial help

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Malmesbury Victoria secretary Julie Exton at the flooded Flying Monk Ground this week

4:25pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

FLOOD devastated Malmesbury Victoria FC has issued a desperate appeal for urgent financial help.

Naked charity shopper thought to be serial offender

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: A police e-fit of the man who stripped naked in a Malmesbury charity shop

10:09am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A MAN who stripped naked in a Malmesbury charity shop could be a serial offender.

Abandoned old people's home becomes graffiti zoo

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The graffiti zoo at Burnham House Pic: Peter Robins/Atlas Features

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

AN ABANDONED old people’s home in a sleepy rural town has become a tourist attraction after a graffiti artist turned it into a zoo by painting giant animals on the walls.

Bunny bums are a tasty fundraiser

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Bunny bums are a tasty fundraiser

8:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

BUNNY Bums are helping to raise cash for Dorothy House Hospice.

Tea's up for former Sherston pub

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Tea's up for former Sherston brothel

2:47pm Friday 11th April 2014

ONE of Sherston’s lost pubs has come back to life as a tea room and bed and breakfast.

Hercules pilots running a mile for each of the 448 fallen in Afghanistan

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Flt Lieuts Graeme Hunt, Rob PLatt and Tom Mountney

12:27pm Friday 11th April 2014

THREE Hercules pilots who helped to repatriate the fallen from Afghanistan are training hard for an epic run – a mile for each of the 448 killed during the conflict.

Gardening tots' appeal for show transport

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Gardening tots' appeal for show transport

12:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

MINETY Pre-school’s award winning gardeners need a helping hand to transport their latest display to the Malvern Spring Show later this month.

Schools get ready for world music festival on their doorstep

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Youngsters perform at a past WOMAD

3:15pm Thursday 10th April 2014

REGGAE rythmns, Latin brass and African dance are all in the mix for Malmesbury schoolchildren’s WOMAD festival opening performance.

Ale have another. Beer festival set for bigger and better return

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Ale have another. Beer festival set for bigger and bettern return

9:46am Thursday 10th April 2014

MALMESBURY Beer Festival is likely to become a yearly event following a hoppy couple of days last weekend.

Citizens recognised at Malmesbury annual meeting

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Malmesbury mayor John Gundry who will present citizen of the year awards.

8:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

MALMESBURY Citizen of the Year awards will be presented when the town council holds its annual meeting on Tuesday.

St Aldhelm's Day Fair planned

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: St Aldhelm's Day Fair planned

3:01pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

STALLS and street entertainers are being lined up for the annual St Aldhelm’s Day Fair in Malmesbury on May 26.

Teen robbers jailed

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Dylan Gaffey

1:54pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

TWO teenagers have been jailed for their part in an armed robbery in which a woman cashier was threatened with a knife.

Wildlife trust to offer training to unemployed youngsters

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Angus Macpherson, Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, will visit a drop-in centre in Chippenham for homeless and vulnerable adults

10:50am Wednesday 9th April 2014

WILTSHIRE Wildlife Trust has won a grant of almost £60,000 towards the cost of setting up a training scheme for long term unemployed young people.

Flood hit football club's karaoke fundraiser

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Malmesbury Vics under water again

7:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

CASH-strapped Malmesbury Victoria FC are staging a karaoke night to raise badly needed funds.

Wiltshire youth service review deadline looms

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Developer tries second appeal on disputed site in Malmesbury

2:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

A MAJOR consultation on the future of youth services in Wiltshire has just a week to run.

Police search after customer strips naked in charity shop

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Jewellery stolen in Rickmansworth burglary

10:40am Monday 7th April 2014

A POLITE streaker stripped naked in a charity shop and browsed the shoe display.

Children's fund launched in memory of much loved teacher

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Former Crudwell Primary School head teacher Valerie Berry

2:40pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A £5,000 fund to help children in the Malmesbury area has been set up in memory of a much-loved primary school teacher.

Malmesbury loses "decent and kind" town stalwart

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Martyn Snell with Wiltshire's Chief Fire Officer Simon Routh-Jones

4:14pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

TRIBUTES have poured in for a man who gave more than 45 years of service to Malmesbury.

Pop up pub for village left dry by blaze

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Pop up pub for village left dry by blaze

2:30pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

SHERSTON will have a pop up pub this weekend as work to repair the blaze-hit Rattlebone Inn continues.

Boat abandoned in country lane

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The boat found on Foxley Road

3:47pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

A BOAT was found abandoned by the side of a country lane near Malmesbury today.

Fraudsters attempt to con pensioners out of thousands with hole in ceiling trick

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Fraudsters attempt to con pensioners out of thousands with hole in ceiling trick

11:44am Monday 31st March 2014

FRAUDSTERS who attempted to con an elderly couple out of thousands of pounds by faking a leak in their roof are sought by Malmesbury Police.

Awards for above and beyond service to Malmesbury

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Awards for above and beyond service to Malmesbury

10:00am Sunday 30th March 2014

KIND neighbours, bell ringers and the emergency services were among those saluted at a special awards ceremony in Malmesbury commemorating the Olympics and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

Former international rower tackles dry land challenge inspired by uncle

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Fergus Graham is tackling the London Marathon for Alzheimer's Research UK

9:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

A FORMER international rower is stepping into his running shoes instead of a boat to tackle his “one and only marathon” inspired by his Alzheimers’ stricken uncle.

UPDATE: Bookmakers robbery - man arrested

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

3:10pm Friday 28th March 2014

A SWINDON man has been arrested on suspicion of armed robbery at a bookmakers after handing himself at Bath police station this afternoon.

Trio plan Boys Own adventure

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Trio plan Boys Own adventure

2:50pm Friday 28th March 2014

JULIAN Lewis and Dan Smethurst are preparing for a Boys Own-style adventure that will help disabled people enjoy holidays in the Cotswolds.

Major search triggered by armed robbery at bookmakers

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: 'Be vigilant' say police after rise in shed and garage burglaries

1:06pm Friday 28th March 2014

AN ARMED robbery in which staff at a Wiltshire bookies were threatened with a gun triggered a major police search today.

Two men arrested in Wiltshire human trafficking investigation

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

9:35am Friday 28th March 2014

TWO Lithuanian men have been arrested in Swindon on suspicion of human trafficking.

A429 closing near Malmesbury for resurfacing

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Putney Bridge Road closed after bike crash

4:16pm Thursday 27th March 2014

THE A429 at Malmesbury is shutting every night for resurfacing until April 25.

Thousands in fines imposed in M4 police action

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Police are investigating assault on Widnes pub landlord

12:28pm Thursday 27th March 2014

FINES totalling more than £7,350 were dished out in a day of action by police on the M4 in Wiltshire.

Bobby Womack to headline at WOMAD

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Last summer's WOMAD at Charlton Park

10:27am Thursday 27th March 2014

ROCK and Roll Hall of Fame star Bobby Womack is set to perform at WOMAD Charlton Park this year.

Emergency water supplies being brought in to Sherston

3:59pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

BOTTLED water supplies are being taken to Sherston this afternoon as engineers investigate a suspected burst water pipe that has left dozens of homes cut off.

Villagers lose water supply

12:12pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

ENGINEERS are trekking across country to track down a suspected burst water pipe that has left homes in Sherston and Luckington without water this morning.

Malmesbury man warned to expect jail for downloading child abuse images

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Two men pleaded guilty to burglary at Swindon Crown Court

6:07pm Monday 24th March 2014

A MALMESBURY man has been warned to expect a jail sentence after he admitted downloading movies of child abuse from the internet.

Pub regulars raise £4,000 for hospice

9:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

REGULARS from the New Inn at Seagry raised a stunning £1,000 for Dorothy House Hospice Care last year – four times their original target.

High fuel prices prompt thefts in Wiltshire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Appeal after air conditioning unit damage in St Albans supermarket

10:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

POLICE IN Wiltshire are investigating more than 30 fuel thefts from homes and businesses in the space of three months.

Dyson seeks permission for major expansion of Malmesbury HQ

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The Dyson plant at Malmesbury

12:14pm Friday 21st March 2014

DYSON has submitted outline proposals for an expansion that will double the size of its Malmesbury headquarters.

Blaze hit pub to re-open as soon as possible pledges landlord

10:35am Friday 21st March 2014

STAFF at the Rattlebone Inn are determined to get it reopened as soon as possible after a blaze left the historic building seriously damaged.

Roundheads return to Malmesbury

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Roundheads return to Malmesbury

9:57am Friday 21st March 2014

ROUNDHEAD forces return to Malmesbury this summer when the ancient town steps back 370 years to its Civil War past.

Swindon bus crash death girl named

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Schoolboy hit by black cab dies

2:35pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A YOUNG girl killed when she was hit by a bus has been named.

Child, 9, dies in bus collision

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

9:52am Wednesday 19th March 2014

AN APPEAL for witnesses has been launched after a nine-year-year-old girl was hit by a bus in Swindon yesterday..

Wiltshire crash death victim named

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Schoolboy hit by black cab dies

3:19pm Monday 17th March 2014

A DRIVER who died in a collision on the A3102 between Sandy Lane and Calne on Thursday, has been named as 43 year old Tracey Michelle Rooke.

Citizen of Year nominations needed

2:13pm Monday 17th March 2014

THE deadline is approaching fast for nominations in the Malmesbury Citizen of the Year awards.

Ex-army John's fundraising leap of faith

9:57am Saturday 15th March 2014

INTREPID father and daughter John Slater and Becki Deacon raised more than £600 for Dorothy House Hospice when they leapt out of a plane in the skies above Wiltshire.

School coach involved in crash

4:05pm Friday 14th March 2014

A COACH in its way to collect schoolchildren was involved in a three-vehicle crash on the B4696 at the Braydon crossroads this afternoon. A van driver suffered minor injuries.

Vintage motorbikes stolen and set alight

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The 1962 NSU Quickly moped stolen in a burglary on March 13

1:30pm Friday 14th March 2014

A MOTORCYCLE fan who had four of his lovingly restored vintage machines stolen in a burglary was devastated to be told two of them had been found destroyed by fire.

Neighbourhood planners prepare to fight second appeal by developers

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Simon Killane. chairman of the Malmesbury Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group

11:54am Friday 14th March 2014

NEIGHBOURHOOD planners in Malmesbury are preparing to fight a second appeal by developers who want to build a 77-home estate on the edge of the town.

M4 crash in Wiltshire. Delays reported

3:37pm Thursday 13th March 2014

THE HIGHWAYS Agency is reporting delays on the M4 between the Chippenham and Bath junctions following an accident. The outside lanes of both eastbound and westbound carriageways have been closed.

Arrest in bogus police officer case

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: APPEAL: Police want to hear from anyone who witnessed the disturbance.

2:33pm Thursday 13th March 2014

AN ARREST has been made following reports of a man knocking on doors of elderly folk and claiming to be a police officer.

Investigation after laser aimed at air ambulance

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Laster aimed at Wiltshire Air Ambulance

11:52am Thursday 13th March 2014

POLICE are investigating after a laser was shone at Wiltshire Air Ambulance as it prepared to land at Devizes.






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