Malmesbury Newspapers

Monday, 11 October 2021 19:16

Plans for a replacement bungalow at a Crudwell farm rejected

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

PLANS for a replacement house and garage in Murcott have been rejected by Wiltshire Council.

Neville Hughes of Murcott Farm in Crudwell had applied to replace the bungalow at his farm.

Monday, 11 October 2021 02:38

Chippenham drug dealer jailed for over two years

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A Chippenham man has been jailed for more than two years after admitting dealing Class A and Class B drugs.

A Wiltshire man has raised more than £1300 for a charity which granted a wish for his son who was diagnosed with cancer in 2020, by running the London Marathon.

Neville Gliddon from Sherston Wiltshire trained for months to make sure he was fit and ready to complete the 26 mile circuit on Sunday.WILTSHIRE RUNNER RAISES MORE THAN £1300 IN THE LONDON MARATHON FOR A CHARITY WHICH GRANTED HIS ILL SON A WISH

Neville chose to raise money for Molly Olly’s Wishes after his son, George – who was 4 years old at the time – was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in March 2020. Molly Olly’s arranged for George to receive a full-sized drum kit which he makes good use of.

Molly Olly’s Wishes was established in 2011 following Molly’s death from a rare kidney cancer.The Midlands-based charity supports children with terminal or life-limiting illnesses and their families. It grants wishes, helps with emotional support and it donates therapeutic toys a nd books to children directly and through hospitals across the UK.

Dad-of-three, Neville ran the marathon in 4 and a half hours; “I have run several marathons over the years for charity. Molly Olly’s is special to us because the team there granted a lovely wish for George which made him happy when everything was so terrifying for us. The charity is so important for children who are facing frightening times.”

Founder of the carity, Rachel Ollerenshaw commented; “We try to bring light to people’s lives when everything seems dark and scary. The average wish costs about £500 so Neville has helped to pay for at least two wishes which will make some poorly children very happy. We are extremely grateful to Neville for raising funds for us.”


To find out all the ways you can donate to Molly Olly’s Wishes, please visit

Wednesday, 06 October 2021 17:58

Surgery's new machine helps monitor patients' health

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A new health monitor has been installed in reception area of Malmesbury Primary Care Centre thanks to a donation from Malmesbury League of Friends.

Saturday, 02 October 2021 23:50

Six arrested on suspicion of poaching after suspicious activity near Devizes

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

SIX men have been arrested on suspicion of poaching after police were called to suspicious activity in the Devizes area last night.

Saturday, 02 October 2021 21:13

Attention Pike, Dad's Army is on in Chippenham this month

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

MEMBERS of a Wiltshire community theatre group are to play some of BBC TV's most popular characters this month.

Saturday, 02 October 2021 01:16

Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a serious collision

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a serious injury road traffic collision in Amesbury.

Friday, 01 October 2021 22:17

Duo set to play new album 'Spectres' at Pound Arts on October 9

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A DUO who are widely regarded as two of the most fluent and expressive players and innovators in traditional folk are to headline a concert at the Pound Arts Centre in Corsham on Saturday (October 9).

Friday, 01 October 2021 05:48

Eco-warriors from The Good Life take to the main stage at Bath's Theatre Royal

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A NEW stage adaptation of the beloved British television comedy The Good Life is set to open in Bath, appearing at the Theatre Royal from Thursday, October 7 to Saturday, October 16 prior to a UK tour.

Wednesday, 29 September 2021 00:06

School pals celebrate 75 years of friendship as they turn 80

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A GROUP of old school friends have gathered at Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort near Calne for a tea party to celebrate their 80th birthday.

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