MALMESBURY is full of young talent, as evidenced by Daniel Baines who won the young person of the year honour at this year’s annual civic awards, pictured above with former mayors Wayne Jones and Sue Poole who presented the award.
SIR DAVID Hempleman-Adams is set to thrill a Malmesbury audience with tales of his remarkable career exploring the world.
He will be holding a lecture on Friday, May 19 at 7pm, titled 'At the mercy of the winds', ahead of the recreation of the Eclipse Flight on the following Sunday.
MALMESBURY Concert Band (MCB) have announced plans to entertain crowds gathered to watch next weekend's Eclipse hot air balloon flight.
A giant hot air balloon carrying explorer David Hemplman-Adams and Conservative candidate for the North Wiltshire constituency James Gray in next month's general election is planned to lift off from the Cross Hayes car park in the centre of Malmesbury on Sunday, May 21 at 5pm.
POLICE community support officers in North Wiltshire have been issued with body cameras to help in the fight against crime.
PCSOs in Malmesbury, Cricklade, Ashton Keynes and Minety have all received the small devices as part of a wider scheme to equip officers throughout the county.
A FAMILY home in Cricklade was raided last week after a number of reports were received by police surrounding alleged drug activity.
Officers swooped on the property in Hallsfield on the evening of Wednesday, May 3 and executed a drugs warrant.
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SIR James Dyson is the richest man in the South West according to the new edition of The Sunday Times Rich List, which reveals the wealth of the country’s richest 1,000 people.
TICKETS for the annual St Aldhelm's Fair are now on sale at Malmesbury tourist information centre.
The fair takes place on Monday, May 29 at the Market Cross from 10.30am.
There will be market stalls, food, live music, Morris dancers, arts and crafts, archery and costume making for children.
MALMESBURY League of Friends (MLof) has elected a new chairman following the retirement of long-standing chair Robin Clark.
David Hide was chosen to succeed Robin, who retired after serving for more than 50 years as a trustee and 20 years as chairman of MLoF.
AT a meeting of Cricklade Town Council on Monday evening, chairman Mark Clarke and vice-chairman Angela Jensen were re-elected to serve another year in their roles.
Councillor Clarke has been chairman of the council for the last four years.
TEENAGER Toby Chamberlain has been announced as this year’s winner of the James Dyson Foundation scholarship after impressing judges with his unusual choice of an engineering product that inspired him.
Each year, as part of the company’s commitment to support and encourage young people to becoming engineers, the James Dyson Foundation offers a scholarship to one A-Level student at Malmesbury School who plans to study a science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) subject at university.