Malmesbury Newspapers

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 17:54

Police ‘cannot enforce roads’

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

UNDERFUNDING of traffic officers means Wiltshire Police “cannot provide effective enforcement”, a union has said.

PC Tom Wilson, Wiltshire Police Federation representative, said the number of specialist traffic cops had fallen from 142 in 1998 when he joined the force to 24 today.

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 14:29

Wiltshire taxi drivers fury at bid to lower fares

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

ANGRY taxi drivers in north Wiltshire are threatening to stop working on a Sunday if new fares are introduced.

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 00:27

STORM DENNIS: More strong winds and heavy rain set to hit Swindon this weekend

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Storm Dennis is set to bring heavy rain and strong winds in Swindon.

Just days after Storm Ciara caused chaos across Wiltshire, the Met Office has put out yellow warnings for wind and rain over this coming weekend.

Friday, 07 February 2020 05:05

Craig David joins 2020 MFor Festival line-up

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

CHART-TOPPING legend Craig David has been announced as the headline act this year’s MFor Festival.

Pop fans will get the chance to see him sing hits like Fill Me In and Seven Days live in Lydiard Park in July.

Wednesday, 05 February 2020 21:59

Council to overspend by £2.8m

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

WILTSHIRE Council is forecasting an overspend of £2.8m “if no further action is taken” on its budget for 2019/2020.

Wednesday, 05 February 2020 21:01

North Wiltshire MP James Gray joins fight to save last bank in Malmesbury

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

North Wiltshire MP James Gray has joined the fight to save the last bank standing in Malmesbury.

The town will soon be left without a single High Street bank after Lloyds Bank announced it will be closing its branch in July.

Wednesday, 05 February 2020 16:59

D3 bus service linking Melksham with Bath set to be axed

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A BUS service linking Melksham with Bath is being axed by the firm that runs it.

First West of England is pulling the plug on the D3 on April 4.

Wednesday, 05 February 2020 16:36

Memories of Goldiggers from 1980s rockers to the rave scene

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

THE years fell away for one time for former fans of iconic Chippenham nightclub Goldiggers on Saturday when an exhibition opened at the town’s museum.

Tuesday, 04 February 2020 23:13

St John's choir in Devizes looking for new recruits

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A PRESTIGIOUS choir is in need of a small group of youngsters to help it continue hitting the high notes.

Tuesday, 04 February 2020 22:09

MP says decision to close banks in Calne and Malmesbury must be reversed

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

North Wiltshire MP James Gray has joined the fight to save the last banks standing in Calne and Malmesb ury.