Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

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.

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 17:54

Police ‘cannot enforce roads’

UNDERFUNDING of traffic officers means Wiltshire Police “cannot provide effective enforcement”, a union has said.

PC Tom Wilson, Wiltshire Police Federation representative, said the number of specialist traffic cops had fallen from 142 in 1998 when he joined the force to 24 today.

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 14:29

Wiltshire taxi drivers fury at bid to lower fares

ANGRY taxi drivers in north Wiltshire are threatening to stop working on a Sunday if new fares are introduced.

Storm Dennis is set to bring heavy rain and strong winds in Swindon.

Just days after Storm Ciara caused chaos across Wiltshire, the Met Office has put out yellow warnings for wind and rain over this coming weekend.

Friday, 07 February 2020 05:05

Craig David joins 2020 MFor Festival line-up

CHART-TOPPING legend Craig David has been announced as the headline act this year’s MFor Festival.

Pop fans will get the chance to see him sing hits like Fill Me In and Seven Days live in Lydiard Park in July.

North Wiltshire MP James Gray has joined the fight to save the last bank standing in Malmesbury.

The town will soon be left without a single High Street bank after Lloyds Bank announced it will be closing its branch in July.

Wednesday, 05 February 2020 21:59

Council to overspend by £2.8m

WILTSHIRE Council is forecasting an overspend of £2.8m “if no further action is taken” on its budget for 2019/2020.

THE years fell away for one time for former fans of iconic Chippenham nightclub Goldiggers on Saturday when an exhibition opened at the town’s museum.

A BUS service linking Melksham with Bath is being axed by the firm that runs it.

First West of England is pulling the plug on the D3 on April 4.

A PRESTIGIOUS choir is in need of a small group of youngsters to help it continue hitting the high notes.