Malmesbury Newspapers

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.

PLANS to build 40 new homes in Great Somerford went on public display last week.

The 2.47 acre brownfield site at Broadfield Farm became vacant at the end of last year as the on-site buildings reached “the end of their life expectancy”, according to Gleeson Strategic Land.

THE ever popular Athelstan Players are holding a rock ‘n’ roll dance in Malmesbury to raise money for their appeal.

Tickets are now available for the drama group’s Dreamboat and Petticoats dance event, which takes place at St Mary’s Hall on Saturday, October 15.

RESIDENTS in Wiltshire are being asked to take part in the World’s Biggest Coffee morning.

Macmillan Cancer Support’s flagship fundraiser takes place on Friday, September 30, and the charity is asking everyone to take part.

THOSE who have served Wiltshire with distinction were celebrated at an awards evening on Thursday.

Wiltshire Police hosted the Force Awards Ceremony, held at Cumberwell Golf Club in Bradford-On-Avon, which every year recognises the acts of courage, hard work and kindness carried out by police staff, officers and members of the public.

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to prevent verbal and physical abuse to NHS staff in Wiltshire.

The results of the last NHS Staff Survey, which gauges feedback on a national scale, showed that one in three workers at the Great Western Hospital had experienced harassment, bullying or abuse from patients, their relatives or other visitors in the last 12 months.

VILLAGERS in the Gauzebrook benefice will come together for their inaugural produce competition this weekend.

The event has been a year in the making and is set to take place at 11am on Saturday at the primary school in Stanton St.

A CAMPAIGN to raise funds to carry out £250,000-worth of vital repairs to Malmesbury’s iconic 12th century abbey, will soon be underway.

The building is in dire need of repairs and requires a new top layer for the roof, which was last replaced 200 years ago.





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