Malmesbury Newspapers

A SINGER from Malmesbury is ‘braving the shave’ at a charity gig later this month.

Ellie Ponting, 34, will be facing the clippers in front of a packed crowd in order to raise money for the cancer support charity Macmillan.

THREE generations of a farming family from Brinkworth were in attendance to celebrate their cheese being recognised as the best in the West this week.

Ceri Cryer of Brinkworth Dairy, along with her father Joe Collingborn and baby Eric, were at Exeter Cathedral on Tuesday (4) to receive the top prize in the cheese category at the Taste of the West Awards.

A MURAL in memory of a much-loved landlady from Little Somerford was unveiled last Friday.

Emma Burton died at the age of 34 last July after a car she was in collided with a lorry in Box.

A HISTORY festival, organised by Malmesbury residents to replace a much-loved BBC event, starts next weekend.

After the BBC History Festival announced it would be moving to Winchester, history lovers in the town were left devastated.

THE team at Malmesbury Abbey are providing youngsters with an alternative to Halloween once again this year.

The abbey’s annual Light Party offers youngsters another option to trick or treating.

SOME bus services in and around Malmesbury look set to be cut, as Wiltshire Council prepares to vote on a proposals to reform “commercially unviable” routes in the county.

Following a massive countywide consultation, Wiltshire Council will vote next week on proposals that will see some bus services reduced.

AN elderly woman was let shaken after being burgled in her home in Malmesbury yesterday by two people pretending to be from Age Concern.

A woman knocked on the door of the victim’s bungalow, claiming to be from Age Concern at around 5pm.

A FIRE crew at Cricklade didn’t blink when they were called into emergency action last week.

A burst pipe left a row of homes on the brink of being flooded, with residents worried that the water would gush over their doorsteps.

POLICE are appealing for information about the whereabouts of a man from Swindon who is wanted in connection with domestic abuse offences and breaches of police bail.

Daniel Robert Murray Healey, 32, has not been seen since May 2016 after he was released from custody on bail.

A CHARITY in Malmesbury is asking residents to donate their “first fiver” to support the vulnerable in the community.

As the country gets excited over the new £5 note in circulation, HEALS of Malmesbury are appealing to people to donate their first new fiver to help their work supporting people in need.


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