Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

A maths tutor drank a bottle of wine before crashing his car in a ditch.

Dylan Keeton had been in the midst of a mental health crisis when he drove his Toyota Rav 4 to a layby in Corston on March 2 and drank a carton of white wine.

Aldi announced that it is on the lookout for new store locations in Wiltshire – including Swindon and Royal Wootton Bassett.

A Malmesbury man has been disqualified from driving for nearly two years after he pleaded guilty to drink-driving.

A north Yorkshire man is seeking more information on an historic Wiltshire football medal which he describes as the ‘holy grail’ for Calne Town FC supporters.

PAVEMENTS on Marlborough High Street are to be widened for a year to encourage shoppers to return to the town and allow social distancing.

Plates stolen

BETWEEN June 20-22 thieves stole number plates from a vehicle parked in a layby at Ashton Common, Steeple Ashton.

FOOD retailer Aldi is targeting nine Wiltshire towns where it wants to build new stores - ideally on a main road with good access.

LOCAL MP Michelle Donelan is backing a Chippenham Food Bank appeal for more donations of food and cash as it is now running low on stocks.

Brewery is ready to open pubs

THERE has been uncertainty this week about which pubs will be open as people get ready to go back to their favourite locals.

A thief admitted trying to steal thousands of pounds-worth of lead from a church roof.

Jason Wynter was one of two men caught red-handed by police after the parish priest at St James in Devizes, and the church’s lay worship leader heard the pair on the roof of the Grade II*-listed church.