A new variant of coronavirus has been found in the UK, according to the government.
The strain was identified due to Public Health England’s proactive and enhanced monitoring following an increase in cases in Kent and London.
Drug seizures increased by seven per cent last year, recent figures reveal.
Wiltshire Police officers carried out 1,624 drug seizures in 2019/20 compared to 1,514 the previous year.
People are being urged to follow the latest public health advice and reduce unnecessary social interactions during the build up to Christmas.
Crudwell Primary School in Malmesbury has managed to salvage it's Christmas Fair from the ruins of Covid-19.
A young chef who works at a five-star Wiltshire hotel has told how he is “very disappointed” not to get through to this year’s MasterChef: The Professionals final.
Fourteen Wiltshire and Swindon councillors have signed a letter urging the government to scrap the ‘most damaging’ parts of its planning white paper.
Marlborough Post Office is closed for Christmas.
It says an employee has tested positive for coronavirus and has posted a notice on the door saying it will be closed for 10 days.
Months after shutting due to the pandemic, the Horse and Groom in Charlton has re-opened for business.
WILTSHIRE Police is supporting a national surrender scheme to get dangerous weapons off the streets.
Under the scheme, which was launched by the Home Office yesterday, offensive weapons that will soon be prohibited as well as rapid firing rifles, which fire at a rate closer to semi-automatic rifles, can be surrendered to the police.
Wiltshire’s health boss says the county will be part of a pilot scheme surveying Covid-19 outbreaks across venues.
Malmesbury Primary School has been granted the chance to create an outside learning space to help Year 1 pupils.
Malmesbury League of Friends has donated a total of £61,000 in 2020 to a variety of local organisations and needy individuals.
More than 80 per cent of applications to allow carers to make difficult decisions for vulnerable people take far longer than the legal time limit to process.
CHRISTMAS time in schools means time for the nativity play, or nowadays often a play with a Christmas theme.
Woodland cover in Wiltshire could increase by 68 per cent if councils and the government worked together to boost tree planting, environmental campaigners have claimed.
Healthwatch Wiltshire has appointed four new board members to help prioritise health and social care issues most important to Wiltshire.