On 8th September residents of the town of Malmesbury will have the opportunity to vote for four new town councillors. Nominations have been announced and the six candidates are...
Malmesbury Film Society are showing their next film, Loose Cannons on Sunday 21st August. The society's aim is to show quality films that appeal to a wide range of interests, in a relaxed and friendly environment. It meets every 3rd Sunday of the month, all year, at St Mary's Hall. Read on for details of this month's film...
Local Malmesbury Air Cadet Tomas Talkowski was rewarded for his achievements and efforts recently, when he was promoted to Cadet Corporal.
Cadet Corporal Talkowski (15) who has been a cadet for two years received his promotion, in recognition of his commitment, enthusiasm and leadership potential. Corporal Talkowski welcomed the promotion saying, "I'd been hoping for a promotion for a while. I'd taken on more responsibility including drill, which really gave me an insight into what being a Cadet 'Non Commissioned Officer' (NCO) is about." He added, "It's a great feeling knowing all of your effort and commitment pays off. I had recently attained my Leading Cadet classification, so to be promoted as well in the space of two months is amazing."
A promotion within the ATC is a great thing to achieve, Squadron Training Officer, Flying Officer Jonathan Wakefield RAF VR(T) added "Gaining your Corporal stripes requires a lot of work and dedication and I congratulate Corporal Talkowski on his well deserved promotion."
The Malmesbury Air Training Corps parade every Monday and Thursday. To find out more about joining please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Four days of family fun, music, camping and crafts will take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend at Westonbirt Arboretum. Treefest will incorporate the best of Westonbirt's signature summer event, the Festival of the Tree, with exciting new elements including camping, creative workshops and local, live music.
The August edition of the Sherston Cliffhanger has now been published with 32 pages of Sherston news and a question; where was the Crown Inn?
Four vacancies currently exist in Malmesbury Town Council and nominations for elections must be received by noon on Thursday 11th August. If you are interested or know someone who is, you can download all the necessary information here.
Local resident, Marc Brown raises some really interesting points here, regarding the future of Malmesbury, following the recent exhibition by Wiltshire Council in the Town Hall.
Jiggly has been missing from Filands since Friday 22nd July. She's a very affectionate, long haired, grey tabby cat. Her owner had only just moved to Filands from Reeds Farm so it's quite possible that she returned to that area but no trace has been found so far. Have you seen her?
At WOMAD Festival this morning, the charity Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID) attempted to break the world record for the largest number of people playing air guitar at the same time. It was a massive success with 2227 people turning up, the largest number ever.
Business people attending local networking group, BRX Brinkworth will hear from Sue Wilkin of the Wiltshire Trading Standards Office at the next breakfast meeting on 2nd August.
This is a last minute reminder to visit the Town Hall on Monday 18th July between 2pm and 8pm to attend Wiltshire Council’s Core Strategy Public Consultation and their proposals for the future of Malmesbury.
The July edition of the Sherston Cliffhanger has just been published and it's success all round, with 'outstanding' results for the pre-school, some fantastic fund raising results and even glowing moon daisies in the churchyard!
Royal Mail has recently confirmed that they plan to close the sorting office in Malmesbury High Street. Simon Killane, Wiltshire Councillor for Malmesbury stated "We are urgently investigating ways to make sure that local jobs and services are not damaged by the proposals to close this delivery office. The centre has provided local residents and businesses with an invaluable local sorting service."
The Malmesbury & Sherston Royal British Legion are taking a coach trip to the Nation Memorial in Staffordshire on the 7 of July 2011, and there are several spare places on the coach now available which they are pleased to offer to anyone from the area.
The latest edition of the Sherston Cliffhanger is packed with local news and info from the serious to the rather odd. Who’d have thought we’d be reading the words ‘Show us your pumpkins’ or finding out about magic heat sickness pills!