Banned from Wiltshire: Man accused of selling drugs in Chippenham

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

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A man who is accused of being involved in the trade in hard drugs in Chippenham has been released on bail by a judge.

Crime continues to fall in Wiltshire

Wiltshire Times: Chief constable Pat Geenty has spoken on changes afoot within Wiltshire Police

4:56pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE Office for National Statistics yesterday released the latest national crime figures which show that the reduction in crime continues at a steady pace.

Chippenham man sexually abused two children, court told

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

1:00pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A man who sexually abused two young children has been ordered to register as a sex offender.

Jail warning to man, 43, who dealt in hard drugs

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

7:30am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A man who was involved in the supply of hard drugs has been warned he could be facing a jail term.

Held: Three accused of robbing woman

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

6:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A judge has set a date for the trial of three men who are accused of robbing a woman and remanded them in custody.

Two new apprentices join Chippenham graphics firm

Wiltshire Times:

5:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

Two new apprentices from Wiltshire College have started work with Chippenham-based Fascia Graphics.

Road in Chippenham to close

Wiltshire Times: Man cut free from car following early morning Albourne crash

5:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Part of the Chippenham bypass A350 will be closed overnight on Tuesday to allow the moving of a safety barrier.

Vandals throw stones again at Chippenham homes

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

4:52pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

For the second week in a row Ladyfield Road, Chippenham, has been targeted by vandals throwing stones at houses.

Wildlife haven created from 'dull' patch of grass

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A corner of Chippenham is being turned into a wildlife haven.

Model rail fans chuffed at turnout for Chippenham show

Wiltshire Times:

1:55pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Bentley Model Railway Group are optimistic it will be full steam ahead for Chippenham’s Model Railway Show after a successful exhibition on Saturday.

Wiltshire MPs back call for direct trains between Oxford and Bristol

Wiltshire Times: Rail campaigner Graham Ellis, left, with MP Duncan Hames at the launch of the expanded TransWilts service on December 9

10:52am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Wiltshire MPs are among those who have written to Patrick McLoughlin, Secretary of State for Transport, calling for a direct train service between Oxford and Bristol.

Chippenham gardeners can start in no time as allotment list dwindles

Wiltshire Times:

8:43am Wednesday 1st October 2014

The waiting list for an allotment in Chippenham is at an all-time low.

Bail for pair accused of allowing home to be used for trading hard drugs

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

3:03pm Monday 29th September 2014

A man and woman who are accused of allowing their premises to be used for the supply of hard drugs have been released on bail by a judge.

Welcoming new mural at award-winning Chippenham pre-school

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

St Mary's Pre-school in Chippenham has been transformed by a £6,000 refurbishment including a colourful mural.

CBBC star in pirate day at Scrapstore in Lacock

Wiltshire Times:

7:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

Children's TV presenter Gemma Hunt visited the Wiltshire Scrapstore and Resource Centre in Lacock to run pirate-themed workshops and activities for children.

Moment of truth for Chippenham nursery charity

Wiltshire Times:

6:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Staff at Springboard Opportunity Group in Chippenham are off to London on Saturday to find out if they have been successful in the national Nursery World awards.

Rallying cry to stop Chippenham rail show hitting buffers

Wiltshire Times:

12:17pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Train fans are being asked to support Chippenham’s Model Railway Show on Saturday, which is in danger of being the last one.

17 cats left behind by Chippenham man evicted for anti-social behaviour

Wiltshire Times:

10:06am Thursday 25th September 2014

Seventeen cats were abandoned in an empty Chippenham house with a note from the owner saying sorry.

£300 of jumpers stolen from Next store

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

1:11pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

More than £300 of jumpers were stolen from Next at the Methuen Retail Park, Chippenham, on Saturday at 1.55pm.

New role in Chippenham for PC Ronnie

Wiltshire Times:

12:27pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

PC Ronnie Lungu, 40, is the new beat manager for the western part of the Chippenham.

Tips for Wiltshire businesses at seminar

Wiltshire Times: Wirral Council has announced details of opening times over the festive period.

7:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

There will be free seminars for Wiltshire businesses on recruitment tips, employee engagement, employment law and health and safety at the Neeld Hall, Chippenham, on Wednesday, October 15, from 9.30am to 3.30pm.

Chippenham fitness fanatics join synchronised workout

Wiltshire Times: Chippenham and Devizes franchisee Roz Chandler collects her finalist award from Rosemary Conley

5:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Chippenham fitness fanatics were among 3,000 across the country to take part in a synchronised high intensity workout routine.

Visiting minister impressed by Sheldon sixth formers

Wiltshire Times:

5:50pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Sheldon School in Chippenham received a visit from Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development.

I won't let give up on hope of being pro driver, says Chippenham teenager

Wiltshire Times:

4:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Ben Conolly, who has just spent after ten months in hospitals being treated for leukaemia, is not letting go of his long-term ambition to be a professional drift driver.

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.

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