Malmesbury Newspapers

A train was left badly damaged after hitting debris on the tracks between Chippenham and Melksham.

The train from Swindon to Warminster went under it at 6.20pm.

A second case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Swindon.

According to an updated table of confirmed cases from Public Health England, Swindon now has two people who tested positive for the virus.

Sunday, 08 March 2020 02:42

Malmesbury & District Foodbank had its busiest ever Christmas

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A RECORD number of people were forced to rely on Malmesbury and District Foodbank over Christmas to avoid going hungry.

Saturday, 07 March 2020 19:58

Generous fundraisers in Malmesbury help out with WAA's unexpected bill

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

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.

Thursday, 05 March 2020 00:13

Snack’s a monster!

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

THIS is the giant Hula Hoop Taylor Carey discovered when she dipped into her salt and vinegar snack.

Wednesday, 04 March 2020 02:45

34 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in UK - bringing total to 85

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A total of 85 people in the UK have now been diagnosed with coronavirus, the Department of Health said.

Wednesday, 04 March 2020 00:40

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson says workers will get statutory sick pay

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

BORIS Johnson has confirmed that workers will receive statutory sick pay from the first day they are off work due to the coronavirus.

Monday, 02 March 2020 19:54

300-year-old bell stolen from Britain's smallest church in Wiltshire

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

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.

Sunday, 01 March 2020 23:45

Two Malmesbury School pupils placed in self-isolation over Coronavirus fears

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

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.