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  • It's time to Draw Mummy

    Send us a lovely picture of your mum and be in with the chance of winning our popular Draw Mummy competition. We are inviting our younger readers aged four to 11 to get creative and draw, paint or crayon us a picture in time for Mother’s Day. All you

  • BOWLS: Superb win for Wiltshire

    WILTSHIRE'S short mat bowlers produced a narrow but sensational win over a strong Shropshire team in the preliminary Round of the Inter-Counties Consolation Knockout competition last weekend. This was arguably Wiltshire’s best win at Premier level.

  • More funding to help keep troublemakers out of town's pubs

    A new radio system to keep troublemakers out of Trowbridge pubs has received more funding. The Trowbridge Pub and Club Watch was awarded £5,000 by the council’s area board for the monitoring system, which will be used by pubs, clubs and other businesses

  • The life of Humphrey Buxton

    Humphrey Buxton died on January 27 at the Royal United Hospital in Bath, aged 83. Humphrey Arthur Lichfield Buxton was born in Derbyshire on April 6, 1926. As a child he lived in Okehampton in Devon, where he gained his love for nature and horseriding

  • Talent in abundance

    Review: Dilton Players: Aladdin. Dilton has talent in abundance as witnessed in the local pantomime last week. Another great script from Merrylyn Richardson was magnificently interpreted by the cast under the capable direction of Nigel

  • Global music

    Preview: World music at The Pound Polish quartet Stela will begin a South West tour when they perform at The Pound tonight at 7.30pm. Stela’s four talented multi-instrumentalists perform beautiful original music inspired by the traditional sounds

  • The life of Ian Parry

    Former Devizes policeman Ian Parry, who lived in Hankerton near Malmesbury, died on Sunday in a car crash in Trinidad. The 47-year-old moved to the Caribbean in December 2008 to help train local police officers. He had earlier been seconded

  • Villagers take to the streets with speed camera

    Volunteers in villages near Westbury will be hoping people will drive more slowly and safely near their homes, after being trained to use a speed camera by police. Three villagers from Bratton were the first to trial the camera as part of the Speed Watch

  • WILTSHIRE SUNDAY CUP: Corsham Centre bid for place in semis

    CORSHAM Centre, who are by far the most successful ever Chippenham & District Sunday League side when it comes to the Wiltshire Sunday Cup, will be bidding to keep their dreams alive of reaching a third final when they host Swindon Sunday League Division

  • PREMIER DIVISION PREVIEW: Leading sides face tough challenges

    WITH so little football over the past two months, teams from the Robson Taylor, Chippenham & District Sunday League Premier Division will be hoping that February will begin with a welcome return to action after the loss of last week's fixture programme

  • DIVISION TWO PREVIEW: Three Crowns out to silence AFC Bell

    IT'S second versus fourth at Nursteed Road, Devizes where Gary Campbell’s AFC Bell side play hosts to Three Crowns United. United may just go into the game still suffering from nightmares after their 4-3 defeat against Bradford Renegades a fortnight

  • DIVISION ONE ROUNDUP: Bradley to test joint leaders FC Bradford

    PETE Collier will be hoping his FC Bradford outfit, who top the table on 20 points with Pheasant FC, will be up for this weekend’s challenge from an in-form North Bradley side who have won six on the spin. Bradley’s most recent victory was a fortnight

  • DIVISION FOUR PREVIEW: Witham Friary set to run riot yet again

    WITHAM Friary have been one of the most successful sides in the Frome & District Sunday league for a long time, so much so that manager Richard Gould fancied a new challenge so his team have crossed the Somerset border to chance their luck in the Chippenham

  • EQUESTRIAN: Electric performance from Spencer

    LANGLEY Burrell teenager Mary Spencer jumped to a hat-trick at West Wilts Equestrian Centre’s unaffiliated show jumping at Holt, where her mount She’s Electric lived up to her name. The 14 year old Hardenhuish School pupil headed the Dengie Winter League

  • Protestors win battle against A4 traffic lights

    Protestors have won their battle against traffic lights on the A4 in Corsham, as changes to traffic improvement plans were announced at the Corsham Area Board meeting. A review of traffic improvements to the A4 in Pickwick was announced at Tuesday’s

  • Waitrose names the day for its arrival in Melksham

    Melksham will welcome supermarket chain Waitrose to the town on March 18 when it takes over the Somerfield store in Bath Road. All Somerfield employees have been given the chance to work at Waitrose and the supermarket has confirmed it will create