Around 170 guests attended the Wiltshire College & University Centre awards ceremony at Trowbridge Civic CentreWritten by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald
A RISE in the number of people taking up apprenticeships resulted in Wiltshire College and University moving to a bigger venue to mark the annual awards.
AN alleged stalker was arrested on Valentine’s Day for breaching a temporary anti-stalking order imposed two days earlier.
The efforts of two volunteers behind the Wiltshire school triathlon have been recognised by the prime minister.
Jim Sewell and Tessa Murray, the volunteers behind the Flight Centre School Triathlon Series, have been honoured with the 2020 Points of Light Award.
THE KINGS Arms Hotel in Malmesbury has had a make over.
Four new bedrooms have been added while the hotel’s main area and reception has been given a lick of paint, a new bar and furniture.
DRIVERS are being warned not to try to drive through flooded roads after police received a number of reports of cars getting stuck in floods this morning.
Large areas in North Wiltshire have been hit with flooding over the weekend.
Photos taken by Malmesbury Police show the the extent of the flooding in and around Malmesbury following Storm Dennis.
UNDERFUNDING of traffic officers means Wiltshire Police “cannot provide effective enforcement”, a union has said.
PC Tom Wilson, Wiltshire Police Federation representative, said the number of specialist traffic cops had fallen from 142 in 1998 when he joined the force to 24 today.
ANGRY taxi drivers in north Wiltshire are threatening to stop working on a Sunday if new fares are introduced.
Storm Dennis is set to bring heavy rain and strong winds in Swindon.
Just days after Storm Ciara caused chaos across Wiltshire, the Met Office has put out yellow warnings for wind and rain over this coming weekend.
CHART-TOPPING legend Craig David has been announced as the headline act this year’s MFor Festival.
Pop fans will get the chance to see him sing hits like Fill Me In and Seven Days live in Lydiard Park in July.
North Wiltshire MP James Gray has joined the fight to save the last bank standing in Malmesbury.
The town will soon be left without a single High Street bank after Lloyds Bank announced it will be closing its branch in July.
A BUS service linking Melksham with Bath is being axed by the firm that runs it.
First West of England is pulling the plug on the D3 on April 4.
THE years fell away for one time for former fans of iconic Chippenham nightclub Goldiggers on Saturday when an exhibition opened at the town’s museum.
A PRESTIGIOUS choir is in need of a small group of youngsters to help it continue hitting the high notes.
North Wiltshire MP James Gray has joined the fight to save the last banks standing in Calne and Malmesb ury.
A Malmesbury primary school has come out top in the reading league tables.
And it has been congratulated for getting top marks in the stage 2 SATS results.
MALMESBURY SCHOOL is the top school in Wiltshire for A level progress. And it is in the top 500 schools in England.