Malmesbury Newspapers

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 13:20

Sherston's mini Glasto a sunny success

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THE SUN shone on Sherston at the weekend as the village staged another sell out music and cider festival....

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MALMESBURY firefighters will be lathering up on Saturday to raise money for a memorial to two of their number....

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WILTSHIRE Council is going to withhold payment from contractor Balfour Beatty Living Places for sub-standard grass cutting.....

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TWO people have been arrested in connection with the theft of garden machinery valued at around £7,000 from a barn at Minety....

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EX-STATUS QUO drummer John Coghlan rocks up to Malmesbury next month....

Saturday, 14 June 2014 10:00

Antiques stolen in burglary

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ANTIQUES and other property valued at around £4,000 were stolen in a raid on a house in Malmesbury....

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WILTSHIRE fire crews were called out 20 times during a 24 hour strike by members of the Fire Brigades Union which ended at 9am today....

Thursday, 12 June 2014 10:56

Final line-up announced for WOMAD

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PERFORMERS from all the corners of the earth descend on Malmesbury next month when WOMAD opens its gates....

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ROUNDHEADS and Royalists will skirmish again this week, 370 years after they battled for Malmesbury in the English Civil War....

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A DAD has won praise from Malmesbury residents after he took matters into his own hands and spent five hours cutting foot high grass at a children’s playground.

His action came as sustained criticism hit Wiltshire Council’s contractor Balfour Beatty Living Places for failing to cut grass regularly enough on busy road junctions, playgrounds and parks across the county.

The council has already expressed concern about the level of resources the firm is devoting to the contract and last month in the west of the county it ordered the company to bring in extra teams of grass cutters to bring the schedule back up to date....