Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury has elected its new mayor and deputy mayor.

Deputy mayor Campbell Ritchie was voted in as the town's new mayor unanimously at the town's virtual council meeting on Tuesday night.

Times are challenging for the local newspaper industry.

The Coronavirus outbreak has hit us hard due to declining advertising revenue and a reduction in newspaper sales while our readers are in lockdown.

THE Gazette has teamed up with BBC Radio Wiltshire in asking people in the county to come together by decorating their front windows with special bunting to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

SHOPPERS at the Asda-Walmart in North Swindon struggled to stay apart from each other in the crowded aisles.

Heals of Malmesbury have been nominated to receive a donation of more than £3,000 from NFU Mutual’s Agency Giving Fund.

Wednesday, 22 April 2020 05:24

Malmesbury relief fund launched by Heals

AN EMERGENCY hardship fund has been launched to help people in Malmesbury and surrounding villages.

The fund is run by local charity Heals of Malmesbury, and is for those who have little or no income and are facing debt as a result of the current crisis.

THIS year's WOMAD Festival at Charlton Park near Malmesbury from July 23-26 has been cancelled, the organisers said.

A TENT was on the run and has been flying around on the A429 last night.

Police found it between Marlmesbury and Corston.

A POLICE vehicle was deliberately damaged as officers tried to disperse a crowd of people who had gathered close to Whatley Manor near Malmesbury on Good Friday April 10 in violation of the government's Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown rules.

THE number of people in the UK who died after testing positive for coronavirus has soared by another record amount.