Malmesbury Newspapers

Friday, 07 August 2020 07:02

Increase in drugs found by staff at Erlestoke prison

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

More drugs are being uncovered by staff during searches at Erlestoke prison, new figures reveal.

It comes as drug finds in jails across England and Wales reached a record high – but prison reform charity the Howard League has warned confiscations do not show ‘the true scale of the problem’.

Thursday, 06 August 2020 22:42

Six more test positive for coronavirus in Wiltshire

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Six more cases of coronavirus have been diagnosed in Wiltshire, according to official figures.

Public Health England figures show that 1,316 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Thursday, August 6 in Wiltshire, up from 1,310 the same time on Wednesday.

Thursday, 06 August 2020 18:51

Nominate a business for our Trader of the Week

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

THE last few months have proved a testing time for traders, but there are some who have gone above and beyond to look after their customers.

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 21:31

No new coronavirus cases in Wiltshire in past 24 hours

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

THE number of people who have tested positive for coronavirus in Wiltshire has increased by 24 since last week but no new cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours, official figures show.

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 19:01

Wiltshire saw substantially more deaths than normal during pandemic

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Wiltshire experienced substantially more deaths than normal during the worst period of the coronavirus crisis, new analysis reveals.

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 16:35

Care homes and schools Wiltshire Council's top priority in its Covid outbreak control plan

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

CARE homes, schools and high-risk settings are Wiltshire Council's top priority in its Covid outbreak control plan.

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 06:31

Hundreds killed or seriously injured on Wiltshire's roads last year

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Hundreds of people were killed or seriously injured on Wiltshire's roads last year, new figures show.

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 05:35

Amber wildfire alert in place in South West for the weekend

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Residents are urged to not ignore safety warnings and stay vigilant as the South of England is set to experience an Amber wildfire risk over the weekend.

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 04:44

Government business grants due to close at the end of August

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Businesses in Wiltshire are being urged to apply for vital grant funding as the schemes are due to close at the end of the month.

Tuesday, 04 August 2020 06:20

Nigel McDermott tried to meet girl for sex in Crawley

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A PAEDOPHILE travelled more than 100 miles hoping to meet an underage teenage girl for sex.

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