Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A RECORD number of people were forced to rely on Malmesbury and District Foodbank over Christmas to avoid going hungry.

Malmesbury League of Friends

MLOF has donated a second sum of £25,000 to Wiltshire Air Ambulance. For part of last year, the charity had to lease a helicopter after its Bell 429 aircraft was grounded for technical reasons.

Thursday, 05 March 2020 00:13

Snack’s a monster!

THIS is the giant Hula Hoop Taylor Carey discovered when she dipped into her salt and vinegar snack.

A total of 85 people in the UK have now been diagnosed with coronavirus, the Department of Health said.

BORIS Johnson has confirmed that workers will receive statutory sick pay from the first day they are off work due to the coronavirus.

A BELL was stolen from Britain’s smallest church .

The 300-year-old bronze bell was taken from 15th century Bremilham Church at Cowage Farm, Malmesbury, overnight between February 26 and 27 last week.

Two pupils at Malmesbury School have been placed in self-isolation as a precaution against Coronavirus.

Neither student has been diagnosed as contracting the virus but have isolated themselves at home to look out for symptoms.

THE two cases of Coronavirus just across the county border in Gloucestershire are both linked.

It was confirmed on Sunday that the first person in the county to test positive for the virus is a member of staff at St Mary's Primary School in Tetbury who became infected whilst in Northern Italy.

A NURSERY has excluded all siblings of children who attend a Coronavirus-hit school 20 miles from Swindon.

Tiggers Nursery, based on Quercus Road in Tetbury, has made the decision following advice from Public Health England.

THIS month we've got an extra day in February for the first time since 2016 - and today's the day!