Malmesbury Newspapers

THE two cases of Coronavirus just across the county border in Gloucestershire are both linked.

It was confirmed on Sunday that the first person in the county to test positive for the virus is a member of staff at St Mary's Primary School in Tetbury who became infected whilst in Northern Italy.

Friday, 28 February 2020 18:00

Leap year proposal: Why women traditionally propose on February 29

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

THIS month we've got an extra day in February for the first time since 2016 - and today's the day!

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 02:31

Tesco is cutting 1,800 jobs in bakery overhaul

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

TESCO is cutting more than 1,800 jobs as part of changes to bakeries in its large supermarkets.

The supermarket giant said 1,816 bakery staff are at risk of redundancy as part of the overhaul, which will take place from May.

Monday, 24 February 2020 03:33

Malmesbury man admits downloading child porn pictures

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A BARRISTER raised concerns about delay in the case of a Malmesbury paedophile caught with a vile stash of indecent images – more than two years ago.

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.

Wednesday, 19 February 2020 17:29

Man told to leave Job Centre coach alone after stalking order breach

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

AN alleged stalker was arrested on Valentine’s Day for breaching a temporary anti-stalking order imposed two days earlier.

Wednesday, 19 February 2020 04:55

Marlborough Schools triathlon volunteers get Number 10 award

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

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.

Wednesday, 19 February 2020 03:27

Malmesbury hotel gets a make over and throws in a new menu and some music into the mix

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

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.

Monday, 17 February 2020 21:25

Storm Dennis: Drivers ignoring road closure signs and getting stuck in floods

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

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.

Monday, 17 February 2020 19:51

Storm Dennis: Photos show extent of flooding in Malmesbury

Written by Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

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.