Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A CALNE schoolgirl got a huge surprise at Royal International Air Tattoo when she was photobombed by astronaut Tim Peake.

OFFICERS were prepared to smash car windows to rescue perspiring dogs, a Wiltshire police inspector warned.

It came as Swindon baked in 31C heat – with the hot temperatures expected to continue today.

A LARGE group of villagers from Crudwell, near Malmesbury, whose lives were devastated by flooding 12 years ago, will be pulling on their wellies at the weekend in the hope of preventing another flood.

A WILTSHIRE man's body has been found in the search for a missing swimmer at Cotswold Water Park.

A SCHOOL has been celebrated for the excellence of its science teaching.

Minety CoE Primary was singled out when teacher Maria Madeley won the ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM teaching for Primary.

A NEW six-part drama will explore a key moment in the Christopher Halliwell investigation that lead to the killer's conviction but cost a high-ranking detective his career.

A Hermann tortoise has been stolen from a garden in Ivy Field.

The tortoise is very large and over 80 years old and worth about £400.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 18:02

Scarecrow festival set to help the homeless

STRANGE and quirky scarecrows representing famous brand names are appearing in Kington Langley this weekend as the village's annual festival takes place and the charity Doorway will be the winner.

Thursday, 13 June 2019 09:01

Neighbours clean up streets of town

LITTER teams in Malmesbury have been around brushing up the streets of the town and now want suggestions of where else to clean.

A TEAM of Wiltshire Air Ambulance supporters had the support of two Olympians when they completed a fundraising challenge in Snowdonia National Park.