Malmesbury Newspapers

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A CYCLIST in Sherston believed to have been hit by a car on a residential street came to with serious injuries and had to be rushed to hospital in an ambulance....

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A BEER, cider and sausage festival will be held at Malmesbury Victoria’s Football club in Malmesbury on Friday and Saturday to raise funds for the club.

The weekend event will have a range regionally produced drinks to try as well as a selection of sausages and entertainment including a raffle and a bouncy castle for kids....

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STREETS and gardens will soon be full of plant life following the announcement of this year’s Malmesbury in Bloom competition.

The town council has opened applications for this year’s event with categories covering hanging baskets, patios, wild flowers and many more.

Entries are now open and are being accepted until July 3, with judging to take place later in July and an awards presentation to go ahead in September....

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A MAN was punched in the face through an open car window in an incidence of road rage in Brinkworth....

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CHILDREN’S author and illustrator D.J....

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STUDENTS seeking an escape from exam stress and adults looking for an after work project are all being invited to help constructed an 8ft puppet to represent Malmesbury tomorrow night....

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A STUDENT at Malmesbury School is hoping to take the crown of Miss Wiltshire at the competition’s finals next month.

Jade Dando, 18, was runner up in Miss Swindon last year and will be competing in this year’s Miss Wiltshire finals.

Last time around Jade decided to keep her progress quiet but time hopes to be heard and make a difference to young people’s confidence as she goes for the top spot.

Since finding out she had a place in this year’s event Jade has been busy arranging a charity event to raise money for Beauty with a Purpose and designing an environmentally friendly dress for the Miss eco award.

Jade said: “If I win this year my main aim is to promote the positives of pageants and to eliminate the beauty queen stereotypes....

A COUPLE from Lea, near Malmesbury, are celebrating a truly historic milestone after 70 years of marriage....

AFTER a second devastating earthquake in Nepal a cyclist from Malmesbury has resolved to do his part to help the relief effort....

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Malmesbury is not known for being a violent or intolerant place, but the attack outside the Kings Arms show that there are some who are determined to buck the trend....