Malmesbury Newspapers

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MALMESBURY Carnival organisers are hoping the warm summer weather continues as they launch a month of fun in the town....

Monday, 28 July 2014 11:07

Grass fire warning for Wiltshire

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WILTSHIRE Fire Service has issued a warning after being called out to numerous grass fires around the county during the hot weather....

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A MAN has been arrested in connection with an incident in Malmesbury where a shopper shed his clothes and walked around a charity shop stark naked....

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FRAGMENTS of a priest’s robe found in the ruins of a French cathedral during the First World War will feature in a special service on North Wiltshire to mark the start of the conflict that cost the lives of a million British Empire servicemen.

Parts of the robe were stitched into a banner that has hung in St Leonard’s Church at Minety for decades above memorials to villagers who died in both world wars.

The robe- a chasuble worn by priests to celebrate Holy Communion – was discovered in a German dugout at Cambrai by a man from Minety....

Saturday, 26 July 2014 09:00

Parishes look at no cold calling zones

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PARISH councils in the Malmesbury area are looking at protecting older and vulnerable residents by setting up no cold calling zones....

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A COACH firm that ferries children to school around Malmesbury has gone into administration with the loss of 89 jobs....

Friday, 25 July 2014 09:53

Malmesbury musicians rock WOMAD

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MALMESBURY youngsters rocked WOMAD last night with a reggae-themed show opener....

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A POTENTIAL merger between Wiltshire and Dorset fire brigades is being put before the public in a three-month consultation....

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 14:19

Inventor Tom's fantastic floating home

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MALMESBURY inventor Tom Lawton and his young son Barney are due to appear on national TV on Sunday after inventing a fantastic floating home....