Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

DAD Wayne Bennett has relived the moment he saw his home and all possessions destroyed by a blaze that police believe was started deliberately.

BUILDING work at a development bringing much-needed homes to a north Wiltshire village is back under way after a break because of the pandemic.

Katie Hopkins has been permanently suspended from Twitter after breaking the platform’s rules on hate speech - the social media giant has announced.

A CHARITY is keeping asylum-seeking families entertained with a colouring book to support young children during lockdown.

Malmesbury residents can shop with confidence thanks to a joint venture between Wiltshire Council and Malmesbury Town Council to enable social distancing.

THE Office for National Statistics has released a detailed breakdown of coronavirus deaths by area.

The figures split each local authority into several sections and highlight where the disease has hit hardest.

OVER 350 more people have contacted police to report domestic abuse during the coronavirus lockdown than in the same period last year.

FIRST Malmesbury Cubs are ensuring scouting continues during lockdown, by going ‘virtual’.

Badges have been made available on line, so they can still be earned and weekly Zoom meetings are run by Akela, Gynnette Ranger-Walsh .

A Woman in her 60s has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire in a village near Malmesbury this morning.

Fire crews are this morning battling a house fire in Little Somerford, near Malmesbury.

Malmesbury Police have also been called to the scene to assist the fire service.