Malmesbury Newspapers

A cygnet has been seriously injured on the canal close to Royal Wootton Bassett.

Police say the baby swan was targeted between July 5 and 6 but was recovered on July 7 after it was reported to the RSPCA and Oak and Furrows Wildlife Rescue.

Police are appealing for witnesses after an incident in Sherston near Malmesbury.

Around 3pm yesterday (Saturday July 20), an altercation took place near to the High Street of the village between a group of men and involving a white VW Golf and brown Mitsubishi pick-up truck.

KNIFE crime is up for the sixth year in a row, new figures show.

In the year to March 2019, more than 285 crimes committed in the county involved knives – up four per cent on the previous year.

TESCO has increased prices on more than 1,000 products in the past two weeks, including staples such as bananas, cheese, pasta and jam, new internal documents seen by PA show.

A chef at a luxury hotel has been sacked after pouring boiling butter down the buttocks of a fellow employee.

IT'S hard to imagine opening a tabloid newspaper or women's magazine and not seeing reality star Gemma Collins' face.

THE SON of celebrity chef Marco Pierre White plans to check into rehab after his latest class A drugs conviction, a court heard.

A PAIR accused of leaking mortuary pictures of Premier League ace Emiliano Sala have appeared before magistrates.

Christopher Ashford, 62, of Page Close, Calne, and Sherry Bray, 48, of Charles Street, Corsham, are accused of illegally accessing CCTV at Bournemouth Mortuary and replaying a post-mortem of the Cardiff City ace and Dorset grandfather Andrew Latcham.

Michael Sleggs, who starred as Slugs in BBC comedy The Country, has died.

The 33-year-old actor is believed to have been undergoing palliative care for heart failure.

FASHION chain River Island has recalled a number of garments over fears they have been made using dangerous levels of harmful chemicals.