Is it end of the line for Chippenham Model Railway Show?

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

The fifth annual Chippenham Model Railway Show will be held at Sheldon School Sports Hall on Saturday, September 27.

VIDEO: Flooding near Rowden Hill, Chippenham

Wiltshire Times:

2:42pm Friday 19th September 2014

The law is a farce, says Chippenham mum after supplier of fatal drug stays free

Wiltshire Times: Robbie Day

8:49am Thursday 18th September 2014

The mother of ecstasy victim Robbie Day has spoken of her anger after the man who supplied her son with the drug that killed him was spared jail for a third time.

Second chance for teenage drug dealer found hiding in Chippenham man's home

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

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A teenage drug dealer found hiding in the Chippenham house of a vulnerable man has been spared an immediate jail term.

Police tell puppy owners of M4 tragedy

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

4:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A puppy was reported being on the loose in the middle lane of the M4, near Chippenham, heading east towards Swindon at 6.30am on Saturday.

Get out of town: But drunk fails to leave Chippenham after police issue order

Wiltshire Times:

9:37am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Stephen Castle, a 37-year-old homeless man, was issued a notice ordering him to leave Chippenham for 24 hours at 10am last Friday when police found him intoxicated and acting in a manner likely to cause alarm at Market Place.

MP tucks in as Chippenham infants enjoy free school meals

Wiltshire Times:

5:15pm Monday 15th September 2014

Chippenham's MP Duncan Hames joined Ivy Lane infants at the dining table for their first free school lunch.

Free parking in Wiltshire petition signed by 2,000

Wiltshire Times: Duncan Hames MP

2:04pm Thursday 11th September 2014

MP Duncan Hames has started a petition calling for free car parking in Wiltshire which has already received 2,000 signatures.

VIDEO: Chippenham MP accepts ice bucket challenge

Wiltshire Times:

10:51am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Chippenham's MP has succumbed to getting an icy soaking to raise funds to fight motor neurone disease.

1,000 people are helped into work by Chippenham company

Wiltshire Times:

6:00pm Sunday 7th September 2014

A company helping the long-term unemployed back into the job market has found work for its 1,000th person.

Lyneham project gives chance to get into the workplace

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

The partnership building the £121 million Armed Forces training college at the MoD in Lyneham is helping disabled people find employment.

Building an insight at Lyneham school

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

Children from Lyneham Primary School have been given an insight into the construction industry.

Man accused of having hard drugs for supply in Chippenham bailed

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

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A man who is accused of having hard drugs for supply in Chippenham has been released on bail by a judge.

Family joins in teenager's musical marathon tribute to little sister Jemima

Wiltshire Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Teenager Annabel Prees has put on a marathon event in memory of her little sister, who shared her love of music.

Civic leaders want Chippenham plan revisited

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

CHIPPENHAM councillors are calling for a major rethink on the central Bath Road redevelopment.

Still chance to run in Chippenham Half Marathon

Wiltshire Times: Chippenham Half Marathon winner Sam Humphrey just edged out 13-mile debutant Simon Nott in a sprint finish on Sunday

7:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

MORE than 1,700 people have entered the Chippenham Half Marathon, which takes place on September 7.

Meningitis survivor beats odds to cycle in Sainsbury's School Games

Wiltshire Times:

10:51am Sunday 31st August 2014

TEENAGE paracyclist Lauren Booth has been selected to compete at Sainsbury’s 2014 School Games – a major multi-sport event for elite young athletes.

Man arrested over Olympiad underwear theft

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

10:56am Sunday 31st August 2014

A man, 33, from Sutton Benger has been arrested on suspicion of stealing underwear from a changing rooms of the Olympiad, Chippenham, on July 2 this year.

Wiltshire Police appeal over 'dangerously pure' heroin

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

8:10pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Wiltshire Police have tweeted that there are reports of heroin of a dangerous level of purity being sold in the Chippenham area.

We're giving young people much bigger voice - Wiltshire Council

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

2:18pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Wiltshire Council’s Cabinet unanimously voted in May to go ahead with the community model for youth services.

Fears for youth after Chippenham workers axed

Wiltshire Times:

2:16pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Chippenham is to lose all its youth workers but one when its youth development centre closes at the end of next month.

What's plan B for Chippenham skatepark now?

Wiltshire Times:

2:11pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Funding for Chippenham’s long-awaited permanent skate park could be under threat if the Bridge Centre cannot be sold.

Skatepark plan in jeopardy as TK Maxx pulls out of Chippenham scheme

Wiltshire Times:

2:07pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Multi-million pound plans to redevelop the Bridge Centre in Chippenham have been dealt a serious blow with the decision by TK Maxx not to open there.

Cheers! Turn up on the day for Chippenham Golf Club beer festival

Wiltshire Times: SUP UP: Northallerton to host its fourth beer festival.

12:47pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Chippenham Golf Club is holding a beer festival this Saturday, August 23.

GCSE results: Hardenhuish School, Chippenham

Wiltshire Times:

5:43pm Thursday 21st August 2014

At Hardenhuish School, Chippenham, 75 per cent of pupils had at least five A*-C grades with 69 per cent per cent of pupils achieving at least five A*-C grades including English and maths.

GCSE results: Sheldon School, Chippenham

Wiltshire Times:

1:43pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Year 11 pupils at Sheldon School in Chippenham achieved 85 per cent A* to C grades; 69 per cent A*-C including English and maths.

GCSE results: Abbeyfield School, Chippenham

Wiltshire Times: Headteacher David Nicholson

10:04am Thursday 21st August 2014

At Abbeyfield School, Chippenham, Year 11 pupils achieved:

MP delighted by big fall in Jobseeker’s Allowance claimants

Wiltshire Times: MP Duncan Hames is delighted

12:01pm Sunday 17th August 2014

The number of Jobseeker’s Allowance claimants in the Chippenham constituency has fallen by nearly a third in the past year - its biggest 12-month drop since records begin in 2007.

Chippenham teenager’s new rein on life

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

Schoolboy Luke McGlinchey struggles to concentrate in the classroom but has found his niche out in the paddocks.

Trade slumps during Chippenham bypass work but extension 'good in long run'

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Business around the Chippenham bypass are suffering a trade slump after three months of roadworks, with cranes due to stay for at least seven months.

Oxbridge places for three Chippenham students

Wiltshire Times:

11:17am Friday 15th August 2014

Three students from Hardenhuish in Chippenham are off to Oxbridge - Ben Evans secured a place at Oxford, Emma Chen and Alastair Holmes at Cambridge.

Rory McLeod gig postponed

Wiltshire Times:

5:45pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Singer-songwriter Rory McLeod has had to cancel tomorrow night's gig in Chippenham due to unforeseen personal circumstances.

A-level results: Hardenhuish School, Chippenham

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

A-level results at Hardenhuish School, Chippenham are being described as the best ever.

Police vow to act after anti-social Chippenham man breaches injunction

Wiltshire Times: Sergeant Phil Connor

11:08am Wednesday 13th August 2014

An anti-social Chippenham man who was taken to court by his landlord must now pay £500 court costs.

Python in road startles newspaper delivery man

Wiltshire Times: Python stolen in house burglary

8:34pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A newspaper delivery man was startled to see a python at the junction of Woodlands Road and Plantation Road, Chippenham, last Thursday at 6.15am.

'Merciful' judge gives chance to Chippenham man involved in drug trade

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

12:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A Chippenham man who was again caught involved in the drugs trade has been given a chance by a judge who told him he was being 'merciful'.

Drug dealer's girlfriend who lied about having illicit cash is spared jail

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

11:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A drug dealer's girlfriend who repeatedly lied about having money from her other half's illicit trade has been spared an immediate jail term.

Concern over Chippenham club's bid to open until 4am

Wiltshire Times: Backing for extension: Coun Bill Douglas

3:27pm Monday 11th August 2014

Chippenham nightclub E11evns is planning to extend its opening hours to 4am and open a second dance floor.

Fundraiser’s a real winner

Wiltshire Times: Gary Knowles of Fascia Graphics in Chippenham, which is taking on six apprentices                                                                               							       (PM1080) By PAUL MORRIS

10:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

A charity race night and barbecue organised by Fascia Graphics in Chippenham raised almost £2,000 for Cancer Research UK.

Musical extravaganza in Chippenham in memory of dads

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Two women who lost their fathers to the same lung disease are putting on a musical extravaganza in their memory in Chippenham this weekend.

Fire forces couple to flee Chippenham house

Wiltshire Times: Firefighters put out car blaze at Shab Hill viewpoint near Birdlip

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

A couple were forced to evacuate their home in Palmer Street, Chippenham, at 2.20pm last Saturday after a fire in the kitchen filled the property with smoke.

Diesel stolen from Balfour Beatty trucks

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

11:09am Thursday 7th August 2014

Thieves siphoned about 200 litres of diesel from Balfour Beatty trucks at Bath Road industrial estate, Chippenham, overnight on Tuesday last week.

Clegg praises Chippenham firm during visit and predicts bright future for town

Wiltshire Times:

8:50pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was in Chippenham today to see how businesses in the town are helping to deliver economic growth.

Man banned from every railway station in England and Wales after Chippenham incident

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

4:28pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A 31-year-old man has been banned from every railway station in England and Wales after he was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a staff member on a train.

Sainsbury's in Chippenham adopts Doorway as its charity of the year

Wiltshire Times:

9:12am Wednesday 6th August 2014

Sainsbury's in Chippenham has adopted homeless group Doorway as its charity of the year.

Walk of protest at Chippenham warehouse bid site

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Cepen Park residents staged a protest against plans for a 15-metre high warehouse with 150 HGV movements, day and night, through Chippenham.

Bid for 'wildlife-friendly' 55-acre solar farm at Castle Combe Race Circuit

Wiltshire Times:

Plans are to be submitted for a huge solar farm in the centre of Castle Combe Race Circuit.

Chippenham's Poundland and Costa Coffee shut after ceiling collapse

Wiltshire Times:

4:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Poundland is to open a temporary store in Chippenham after its ceiling caved in last week.

Hector the donkey hurt in second vicious attack

Wiltshire Times:

1:19pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A donkey has been slashed across its nose in a second vicious attack on a rescue animal near Yatton Keynell.

Drugs in pants man fails to turn up to court

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

10:44am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A Londoner caught with heroin stored in his pants in Chippenham has failed to turn up for sentencing.


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