Malmesbury Newspapers

RUGBY players from Bristol and Bath have joined Wooden Spoon Bristol and Bath, the children’s charity of rugby, which supports local charities like the Jessie May Children's Hospice at Home team.

Children in Wiltshire are placed with new adoptive families faster than the national average.

The Adoption Scorecard is published by the government and gives a national picture of how well local authority adoption services are performing.

McDonald’s is looking to extend its opening hours in Trowbridge.

The application, which would see the Bradley Road fast-food restaurant open from 6am until 11pm Monday to Saturday, will be discussed by the Western Area Board on July 22, 2020.

More than £3m was given to Wiltshire Council in the government’s third round of additional coronavirus funding.

Thefts of motor vehicles in Wiltshire have risen by 31 per cent in the last four years, new figures show.

One in nine patients in Bath and north east Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire feel their mental health problems are going unrecognised by their GP, new figures suggest.

Wednesday, 15 July 2020 17:25

Military charity gets £50k boost

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MORE than £50,000 has been awarded to a Corsham military charity from the Office for Veterans’ Affairs and the MoD.

Twelve cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Wiltshire since last week, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 1,252 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Tuesday (July 14) in Wiltshire, up from 1,240 the same time a week prior.

A Melksham company is helping local businesses by delivering PPE and has become one of the only suppliers of a new contactless temperature track device in the South West.

A Melksham company is helping local businesses by delivering PPE and a new contactless temperature track device.