Malmesbury Standard

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THE largest ever overnight Special Constabulary led operation has been hailed a success by Wiltshire Police.

A total of 63 special constables – trained volunteers who have the same powers as police officers – took part in the county-wide operation overnight on Saturday, February 25.

A RESIDENT from Stow-on-the-Wold is hoping to save the lives of animals across Nepal with an ambitious new project.

Molly Birchmore, 21, has been living in Nepal for the last six months, volunteering at an eco-lodge, called Tiger Tops, which has 11 resident elephants.

YOUNG Farmers got their hands dirty to support an important cause in Sherston.

Members of the Malmesbury Young Farmers mucked into to raise money for the renovation of Sherston Village Hall during their annual dung drop event.

A NEW fish and chip restaurant in Cirencester has quietly been making waves in the community since it open a few weeks ago. The nautically-named Malt & Anchor is the brainchild of Dan Lafford, the man behind popular watering holes ReVa and Seventeen Black, who wanted to use locally sourced, high quality produce to provide a one-stop shop for fish lovers in the town.

THERE is a “desperate” need for volunteers at the Sue Ryder shop in Malmesbury.

The charity has put out an appeal for selfless residents who want to support a good cause in the town.

A DRUG supplier who was caught wandering outside a nightclub brandishing a knife while snorting cocaine has walked free from court.

Jason Davis, from Cricklade, was due to face a mandatory six month jail term as it is the second time he has been convicted of possessing a bladed article.

Relief as missing dog Rosie found

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IT WAS a happy ending to the tail of a dog that was reported missing in the Malmesbury area last week.

Kate Derrick and her partner James Willis were desperately searching for their cute, little brown Patterdale terrier Rosie who went missing on Saturday, February 25 from near the Willis Brothers Jumps premises.

A MALMESBURY resident was on top of the world having scaled the 19,000 feet hike up Mount Kilimanjaro for a cause close to her heart.

Becca Hing was part of a team of 19 fundraisers from around Gloucestershire and neighbouring counties that took on the climb for the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC).

A MEMBER of Malmesbury Town Council has been relieved of his duties, due to non-attendance.

Ken Wright failed to show up to town council meetings for six months.

His vacancy will be filled at the next ordinary election of councillors on Thursday, May 4, unless the council decide to co-opt someone into the vacancy before then.

TIME is running out to register to vote in the upcoming local elections in Wiltshire.

Wiltshire Council has put out a reminder to residents in the county this week that anyone intending to vote in the elections must be registered to vote by April 13.

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