Two candidates standing for Town Council at this week's election have been making their final preparations with less than 48 hours to go. If you live within the boundary of Malmesbury Town, you can cast your vote this Tuesday, 10th January for either Aimee Frankham or Fran Vandelli, who are both looking to fill the place recently vacated by a retiring Councillor.
Four local Air Cadets were thrilled after reaching new heights recently.
We’ve all seen the cheesy movies, but when local air cadets from 992 (Malmesbury) Squadron RAF Air Cadets took to the skies from 3 Air Experience Flight (AEF) at Colerne, near Bath, they weren’t far from complete amazement.
The latest Sherston Cliffhanger is out now and available to download directly from Malmesbury.com. This issue features photographs taken from the Key Stage 1 Christmas show - a shortened version of "Captain Christmas", and a report of the Sherston Primary School Storytelling Evening.
A planning appeal has been lodged for 77 homes off Park Road by developer, White Lion Land. Their application also includes a community building, public open space. The enquiry will start on 16th February 2012 at Monkton Park, Chippenham and is expected to run for 2 days.
Have you seen the spring flowers at Abbey House Gardens? Or, how about enjoying lazy summer days in the midst of the summer displays amongst the butterflies and bumblebees, or down by the river as it meanders through... There's no rush at Abbey House Gardens with a season ticket. Don't feel that you have to see everything in one go - just come back again, and again, and again...
Ever wondered what you might have to do if you saw someone choking, bleeding, or even having a heart attack? So did Malmesbury air cadets, Corporals Tomas Talkowski, James Slade and Cadet Ben Bassindale, until they attended a one-day youth first aid course at 1304 (Chippenham) Squadron Air Training Corps, which was all it took to put them in ‘the know.’
There will be an Extraordinary Town Council meeting at 7pm TONIGHT at Malmesbury Town Hall. This meeting is open to the public, if you want to come along. The Town Council and Cll’rs from just outside the town are discussing possible contributions from both supermarket developers. (this does not mean that the Town Council are favouring either!) S106 Agreement is the formal term, but it may also be that a developer will contribute to the town in other ways. Options will be discussed. So if you want to hear first-hand, then do come along!
Malmesbury and the Villages Community Area Partnership is a voluntary group working to take community aspirations and turn them into reality. Membership is open to everybody living and working in the Malmesbury Community Area.
It’s lights fantastic again in Charlton, Wiltshire, this year as Michaela Swadling-Stickler adorns her home in festive lights to raise money for Epilepsy Research UK.
Are you technically minded, flexible and computer literate?
Would you like to be part of Wiltshire Council's Area Boards Team and support their work across Wiltshire?
The road closure for Late Night Shopping this year has been extended so no traffic will separate the top of the High Street from the Market Cross. This is the first year that this has been done and is designed to to make the area more pedestrian friendly and join the whole area as one.
Local Air Cadet's from Malmesbury have recently reached an impressive total of seven and a half flying hours, during their time as Royal Air Force Air Cadets on their latest sortie.
The latest Sherston Cliffhanger is out now and, as always, packed full of news from this lively village. This issue includes reports on the grand opening of the new Post Office Stores, and the recent achivements of the Sherston Short Mat Bowls Club.
Throughout history, Malmesbury has been a place of creativity, inspiration and learning. Elliott Cross tells how he was inspired by the abbey to take on the challenge of writing the book he'd always wanted to read - which will be on sale at Late Night Shopping.
Charitable organisations are being invited to apply for funds by Malmesbury fireworks organisers, the Malmesbury, Tetbury and District Round Table. Anyone wishing to apply should write to write to Malmesbury, Tetbury and District Round Table, c/o 11, Ingram Street, Malmesbury SN16 9BX.
Abbey House Gardens are offering a rather generous 25% off all season tickets for 2012 until 16th December, making this a great value Christmas gift that can be enjoyed time and time again from spring right through to autumn.
If you've ever wanted to tell other road users exactly where to go, this is your chance. Malmesbury town centre will be closed to traffic for Late Night Shopping on Friday 9th December and the organisers are looking for volunteers to do an hour's stint in helping to direct the cars.
This issue of 'Malmesbury CAN' includes news of help for voluntary and community groups, news of community and environment related funding opportunities and an appeal for opinions on the Autism Strategy for Adults in Wiltshire.