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70 firefighters battle to save thatched cottages in Codford

Wiltshire Times:

8:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Ten fire engines are at the scene of a fire in Codford where three thatched cottages are on fire.

Left in dark at Trowbridge car park

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A Trowbridge worker who parks in St Stephen’s Place multi-storey car park believes Wiltshire Council took too long to respond to her complaint about broken lights in the car park’s stairwell.

Help Castle Combe market grow

Wiltshire Times:

7:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Castle Combe Market is looking for more local food producers to sell their wares.

It’s a Beau-tiful opening for Upper Studley hall

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A damaged church hall roof in Upper Studley, Trowbridge, is not leaking anymore, following an enormous fundraising effort by the St John’s Church congregation and others who use the hall.

Old Bear hosts Halloween-themed auction in aid of Dorothy House

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A Halloween-themed charity auction and raffle fundraiser for Dorothy House Hospice Care is at 7.30pm at The Old Bear in Staverton, Trowbridge, on Saturday, November 1.

Westbury Leigh fights for its car park

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Westbury Leigh villagers are ready to fight any attempt to use their village car park for housing, after preventing the West Wiltshire District Council from doing so seven years ago.

Faster, better - Wiltshire's new £5m air ambulance

Wiltshire Times:

10:29am Saturday 25th October 2014

Patients will get a quicker response from the new Wiltshire Air Ambulance - a Canadian Bell 429 - as it has a top speed of 180mph, compared with the current helicopter's 150mph.

Now Westbury girl can play

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A life-changing charity garden makeover has allowed deaf and blind eight-year-old Josselin Tilley to play outside with her her brothers.

Warminster's concern at pigeons rise

Wiltshire Times: Pigeons are among the birds targeted by gunmen

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Concerns about a pigeon problem in Warminster town centre are growing with the population of the birds multiplying alarmingly.

Trowbridge Fire Station’s festive lunch plea

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Trowbridge Fire Station is calling on volunteers to contribute to its fourth Christmas Day lunch.

New look in store for Winsley Post Office

Wiltshire Times:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Winsley Post Office in the Co-operative store will close on November 5 for two days to undergo a change into a new style ‘local’ service.

Winsley runners stretch their legs to raise more than £1k for muscular atrophy

Wiltshire Times:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Organisers of a charity fun run in Winsley say they have surpassed their £1,000 target and are looking to make it an annual event.

Applause greets new Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Wiltshire Times:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Patients rescued by Wiltshire Air Ambulance were reunited with the crew members who saved them at the unveiling of its new helicopter today.

Police plea for help in tracing vulnerable missing teenager with Trowbridge links

Wiltshire Times:

2:18pm Friday 24th October 2014

Police are appealing for help in tracing a vulnerable missing teenager with links to the Trowbridge area.

‘Boy racers’ praised by police for Trowbridge car park rescue

Wiltshire Times:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Two ‘boy racers’ have been praised by police after they stopped a distressed woman from jumping from the top of a car park.

Chippenham club owner wants to bring night alive

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The businessman who wants to reopen the old Karma nightclub premises in Chippenham says he will not make the same mistakes as the old management.

Bradford on Avon conker contest is a hit with pub punters

Wiltshire Times:

7:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Determined competitors put their techniques to the test as they battled through the 21st annual Dog and Fox conker contest.

WHAT'S ON: 5 events in Wiltshire this weekend (October 25/26)

Wiltshire Times:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

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Young Del Boys make their mark at Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Young entrepreneurs took part in Trowbridge Town Team’s first Teenage Market outside the Town Hall on Saturday, running stalls selling products they had crafted themselves.

Firefighters announce strike action during weekend of firework displays

Wiltshire Times:

5:24pm Friday 24th October 2014

The Fire Brigades Union has announced four days of strike action next weekend - which coincides with a number of firework displays in Wiltshire.

Holt Bowls Club rolls out its honours for team player

Wiltshire Times:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Holt Bowls Club paid respect to one of its longest serving members with a guard of honour at his funeral on Friday.

Cooking up a storm as celeb chef Brian visits Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A live cooking demonstration with special guest chef Brian Turner entertained shoppers at Knees Home and Electrical store in Spitfire Retail Park, Trowbridge, on Saturday..

Trowbridge children will stand out on those dark winter nights

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Children in Trowbridge will be seen more clearly this winter thanks to optician Specsavers, which is giving away high visibility vests.

Wiltshire bidding to halt loss of social workers

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A recruitment campaign to fill 38 vacant social workers positions in the county has been launched by Wiltshire Council.

Trowbridge car companies celebrate

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Platinum Motor Group is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its motor park in North Bradley, Trowbridge, this year with a special 10-day sale starting today .

Trowbridge school proudly striving to be very best

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Trowbridge Catholic school St Augustine’s is celebrating after being graded as outstanding in every category in an inspection carried out by Clifton Diocese in September.

Attack on pet dog costs Trowbridge owners £700

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Dog owner John Capstaff-Taylor has told how his Jack Russell was left fighting for her life after she was attacked by a black Alsatian while on a walk.

Fears over Westbury waste centre’s chimney

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Questions have been raised over a multi-million pound renewable energy centre which could be built in Westbury.

Boss’s vow over Wiltshire railway delays

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Network Rail boss Andrew Haynes pledged rail services through Wiltshire will remain open despite major works.

Assault course fans have Tough Mudder event in their sights

Wiltshire Times:

11:19am Friday 24th October 2014

Two Southwick assault course enthusiasts are hoping to break a personal record this weekend by completing two Tough Mudder events each in aid of Trowbridge schoolboy Ashley Gover.

Help need to find ring lost in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times: The wedding ring, which was found by a diver 90 years later

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The owner of a gold wedding ring is appealing for help after it was lost in Trowbridge on October 13.

Snatch of the day as thieves hit North Bradley club

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

North Bradley FC footballers suffered double misery on Saturday when they lost 5-3 – and then found thieves had raided their changing room.

Countdown to Warminster Carnival

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Friday 24th October 2014

This weekend’s Warminster Carnival is on target to be the biggest and best one yet, say organisers.

Police plea for witnesses after motorcyclist hits car driver

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

10:23am Friday 24th October 2014

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a car driver in Chippenham.

Melksham yobs throw dog mess

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

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Melksham Neighbourhood Policing Team is increasing patrols after teenagers were seen throwing eggs and dog mess at cars.

Pudding Lane burns again in Corsham history lesson

Wiltshire Times:

10:31am Friday 24th October 2014

A history lesson was taken to another level at Heywood Prep School in Corsham as they staged their own version of the Great Fire of London.

Melksham store boss says goodbye and thank you

Wiltshire Times:

9:14am Friday 24th October 2014

Game store owner Shaun Bailey will be opening his doors for the final time tomorrow and is thanking the people of Melksham for all their support over the last 10 years.

Could M&S move to Peter Black site in Trowbridge?

Wiltshire Times:

9:02am Friday 24th October 2014

Plans for the £7m redevelopment of the derelict Peter Black toiletries factory site in Trowbridge took another step forward this week, with Marks & Spencer rumoured to be the major food retailer due to anchor the project Property consultancy JLL has submitted pre-application inquiry to Wiltshire Council to transform the land at Cradle Bridge, which has been vacant for many years.

Melksham yarn-bombers get needled

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A knitting squad from Melksham Oak Community School are hoping to yarn-bomb the town and cover it with colour as a form of contemporary and friendly graffiti.

Melksham theft man given a chance

Wiltshire Times: Sumon Gurung pleaded not guilty to charges of possession with intent to supply, at Swindon Crown Court

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Daniel Coleman, who was involved in handling items stolen from a family on Christmas Day, has been given a chance by a judge.

Tribute to founding member of Westbury Rugby Club

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Westbury Rugby Club has paid tribute to one of its founding members, Mark Knott.

Wiltshire Police issue £23k of fines to M4 drivers in goods vehicle crackdown

Wiltshire Times:

5:43pm Friday 24th October 2014

Wiltshire Police issued £23,000 of traffic fines to drivers on the M4 this week in an operation to tackle heavy goods and commercial vehicle offences committed on the M4.

New Wiltshire Air Ambulance to be unveiled today

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The new Wiltshire Air Ambulance - which is due in service on January 1, 2015 - is to be unveiled today.

£22k cost of Wiltshire Council's internet broadcasts

Wiltshire Times:

12:28pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The first internet broadcast of a Wiltshire Council meeting - which is costing £22,000 a year - had an audience of 194.

Tribute to man in Melksham river tragedy

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

5:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A tribute has been paid to the man who died after being pulled from the River Avon near the Riverside Club in Melksham.

Chance to drive around Castle Combe circuit on Supercar Saturday

Wiltshire Times:

1:02pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The Stroke Association Supercar Saturday returns to the Castle Combe circuit on Saturday, giving the chance for racing fans to drive round the main race track in a top car with a professional driver.

Nail attack on car tyres in Melksham

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

9:28am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Two car tyres were punctured with nails in Mills Road, Melksham, between 4.30pm on Thursday last week and 7.30am the following day.

Back Wiltshire youth through Grow Your Tenner campaign

Wiltshire Times:

6:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Wiltshire residents are being urged to support Youth Action Wiltshire and vulnerable young people by getting involved in the Grow Your Tenner campaign.

Bin store and wheelie bins burn

Wiltshire Times:

1:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A bin store and several wheelie bins in Littlejohn Avenue, Melksham, were reported to be on fire at 5.40pm on Sunday.

Six arrests in Wiltshire over child abuse images during Operation Harness crackdown

Wiltshire Times: Your Say: Typing on computer keyboard

5:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Six men were arrested for having  indecent images of children by Wiltshire Police yesterday.


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