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.
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.
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.
Two cases of Coronavirus in county are linked after Tetbury primary confirms member of staff contracted virus in ItalyWritten by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald
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.
TESCO is cutting more than 1,800 jobs as part of changes to bakeries in its large supermarkets.
The supermarket giant said 1,816 bakery staff are at risk of redundancy as part of the overhaul, which will take place from May.
A BARRISTER raised concerns about delay in the case of a Malmesbury paedophile caught with a vile stash of indecent images – more than two years ago.
Around 170 guests attended the Wiltshire College & University Centre awards ceremony at Trowbridge Civic CentreWritten by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald
A RISE in the number of people taking up apprenticeships resulted in Wiltshire College and University moving to a bigger venue to mark the annual awards.
AN alleged stalker was arrested on Valentine’s Day for breaching a temporary anti-stalking order imposed two days earlier.
The efforts of two volunteers behind the Wiltshire school triathlon have been recognised by the prime minister.
Jim Sewell and Tessa Murray, the volunteers behind the Flight Centre School Triathlon Series, have been honoured with the 2020 Points of Light Award.
THE KINGS Arms Hotel in Malmesbury has had a make over.
Four new bedrooms have been added while the hotel’s main area and reception has been given a lick of paint, a new bar and furniture.
DRIVERS are being warned not to try to drive through flooded roads after police received a number of reports of cars getting stuck in floods this morning.
Large areas in North Wiltshire have been hit with flooding over the weekend.
Photos taken by Malmesbury Police show the the extent of the flooding in and around Malmesbury following Storm Dennis.
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.