Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Thursday, 30 January 2020 21:37

Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in England

TWO people in England have tested positive for coronavirus, it has been confirmed.

The pair are members of the same family, according to Chief Medical Officer for England Professor Chris Whitty.

More new pubs opened their door to drinkers in Wiltshire last year, figures reveal, in the first increase for more than a decade.

MARLBOROUGH’S beautiful blossoms have earned the town a spot in the national Britain in Bloom competition.

It is one of five south west finalists competing in this year’s Royal Horticultural Society contest, selected by judges in last year's regional competition.

RESTAURANTS in Chippenham and Pewsey have had their alcohol licenses suspended after being found with illegal workers.

The decision follows a visit to sister restaurants The Tale of Spice in North Street, Pewsey, and Tale of Spice in Malmesbury Road in Chippenham last year by Immigration Enforcement.

TWO restaurants in Chippenham and Pewsey have had licenses suspended due to illegal working taking place on the premises.

A ROAD near Trowbridge is closed due to two car accidents caused by the ice.

The crashes in Ashton Road caused traffic delays in Trowbridge between Hilperton and Stoney Gutter.

A SPATE of burglaries in Purton and North Wiltshire villages has prompted police to warn householders to take home security precautions.

Following a series of burglaries in the past couple of weeks in the Malmesbury and Royal Wootton Bassett area police are warning people to think more about how they keep their property and belongings safe.

Around 15 Chippenham based environment groups will be lobbying the council Area Board next week.

The board will focus on climate change at it's next meeting to be held at the Sheldon School Refectory

UNDER-18 knife cautions and convictions have climbed back up from a 10-year low in 2012, new government figures show.