Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Wiltshire’s most senior health boss spoke in detail about coronavirus measures to bust some of the myths surrounding how and when you should get tested.

The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Wiltshire increased by 18 over the weekend, official figures show.

A Wiltshire charity is celebrating its biggest ever summer programme for disadvantaged local young people.

Around 35 people took part in the 14 free outdoor activities during the summer holidays, including rock climbing and zip wiring, put on by Heals of Malmesbury.

The number of intermediate care beds in Wiltshire used for intensive rehabilitation and discharge is to rise from 64 to 100 ahead of an expected increase in demand this winter.

Monday, 21 September 2020 03:01

Rural Covid access to testing a 'challenge'

Nearly three quarters of local authorities said that a lack of Covid testing for rural social care users was a challenge, according to a new survey.

Homeowners and landlords are being encouraged to apply for funding to pay for the costs of energy saving measures.

Over £40,000 has been given to Wiltshire Council to help rough sleepers.

The council has received £47,456 from the government to help to help vulnerable people who were housed during the pandemic.

Pregnant women in Wiltshire are among the most likely in England to get their first appointment with a midwife within the recommended time, figures reveal.

Boris Johnson has warned a second wave of coronavirus has arrived in the UK, with scientists reporting a “widespread growth” of the virus nationwide.

The amount of criminal cash and assets seized by police fell sharply in Wiltshire last year, new figures show.

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