Malmesbury Newspapers

A BUS driver from Minety is trying to track down a good Samaritan who might have saved the life of one of his passengers.

Richard Thompson, a driver for Community Connexions, a community bus charity, had just picked up a client for a hospital trip on January 23, when a pothole damaged his wheel, forcing him to pull over.

A COUPLE from Malmesbury are serving up their legendary charity breakfast once again this year.

Melanie and Jeremy Newman will be opening the doors of their farm in Lea to serve cooked breakfasts to locals on February 28.

AN independent festival based in Little Somerford are helping support the vulnerable in north Wiltshire.

The team behind Fieldview Festival, who give their surplus profits to good causes every year, handed over a cheque for £1,000 to Malmesbury-based charity HEALS.

THE A419 has been closed southbound near Cricklade following a four-car crash.

There is queueing traffic between the B4040 Swindon Road and High Street.

Motorists travelling between Cirencester and Swindon are advised to avoid the road if possible.

THE train line has reopened between Kemble and Cheltenham, 24 hours after a man died on the tracks.

Specialist officers have been investigating the site since a train crashed into a man’s car.

AN author from Malmesbury has delved into the untold stories of female British spies during the Second World War in his first published work.

David Longridge has been working on his first book, In Youth, In Fear, In War, for the past three years, ensuring every historical detail is correct.

POLICE in Wiltshire are focussing on the needs of young people this month.

The force is looking at ways to better engage with children and young people, as well as educate the county’s youngsters on matters which most affect then.

THE Wiltshire Air Ambulance have thanked those who supported its 2016 Grand Christmas Draw, having raised a total of £57,210.

Just over £45,000 was raised from raffle tickets, along with additional donations of £5,921 towards the charity’s day-to-day operations.

A TEENAGER who ran away from police in Malmesbury after a car he was in was searched, has been given a caution, having admitted to the possession of cannabis.

Police officers smelled cannabis coming from a car parked in Station Yard Car Park at 3.30pm on January 29.

FIREFIGHTERS from Malmesbury’s fire crew attended two call-outs today.

At 8.41am they had to gain access to a property on Sir Bernard Lovell Road, Malmesbury, to rescue a lady who had collapsed inside.

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