Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

THE Office for National Statistics has released a detailed breakdown of coronavirus deaths by area.

The figures split each local authority into several sections and highlight where the disease has hit hardest.

OVER 350 more people have contacted police to report domestic abuse during the coronavirus lockdown than in the same period last year.

FIRST Malmesbury Cubs are ensuring scouting continues during lockdown, by going ‘virtual’.

Badges have been made available on line, so they can still be earned and weekly Zoom meetings are run by Akela, Gynnette Ranger-Walsh .

A Woman in her 60s has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire in a village near Malmesbury this morning.

Fire crews are this morning battling a house fire in Little Somerford, near Malmesbury.

Malmesbury Police have also been called to the scene to assist the fire service.

POLICE have closed off a road in Shaw after reports of a shooting involving a lorry.

SHARP-EYED viewers watching the BBC drama about the Novichok poisonings in Salisbury this week will have seen streets in Malmesbury used for the filming.

NORTH Wiltshire MP James Gray has today welcomed the reopening of high street shops.

He is planning a social distancing tour of towns and villages in his constituency to see how retailers and shoppers are getting on following lockdown restrictions being eased.

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 14:09

Litter at beauty spots on the rise

As lockdown eases, there has been a ‘dramatic’ rise in the amount of litter dropped at beauty sites across the county.

Boris Johnson has announced that from Saturday, June 13 - single adult households in England will be able to form a “support bubble” with another household.