Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

FORMER Malmesbury firefighter Roy Evans, a man described as "a real Malmesbury hero" by Malmesbury watch manager Chris Harvey, will be carried on a vintage fire engine, with an escort of other fire vehicles, in a family procession to his funeral on Friday.

Rotary clubs in Wiltshire have provided a new mobile classroom for Life Education Centre (Wiltshire) after raising £42,000.

MEMBERS of the Beaufort Hunt are marking the retirement of Captain Ian Farquhar from the mastership after 34 years by quaffing a pint or two of a beer called The Old Captain.

ENTRIES are open for the popular Westonbirt 10K at the National Arboretum, which takes place on Thursday May 9 at 7pm, part of the Forestry Commission Active Forests programme.

A TOUR of Dyson's new £6 million campus roundhouse was popular with members of the Association of Women in Property (WiP) on a recent visit to Malmesbury.

STAFF and residents of a care home in Marlborough have been serving lattes, selling gifts and running a summer fete to raise cash for Alzheimer's Support.

Zog the clumsy but loveable dragon will join the Gruffalo, Stick Man and Highway Rat trails at Westonbirt Arboretum from January 11.

THE senior vice president of Airbus in the UK, Katherine Bennett from Malmesbury, has been awarded the CBE in the New Year’s Honours list for services to the aerospace and aviation sectors.

AFTER losing four stone in weight, a Malmesbury woman is celebrating the reversal of her Type 2 diabetes and that she no longer needs an operation on her liver.

MALMESBURY Fire Station yesterday announced the death of former firefighter Roy Evans.

They said: "It is with great sadness that today we lost a very good friend and one of the best fire fighters you could have wished for on a crew.