Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Tuesday, 18 August 2020 01:05

Show us your beautiful Wiltshire gardens

IT’S been a challenging year for gardeners. Lockdown meant they couldn’t pop out to buy new plants to brighten up their plot, online nurseries were out of stock and down on staff and then there was the weather – blazing sunshine one day, downpours the next.

The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Wiltshire increased by 12 over the weekend, official figures show.

Heals of Malmesbury has thanked residents and businesses for helping to double its Covid-19 Emergency Hardship Fund target.

Last week Malmesbury's mayor and BBC Radio Wiltshire presenter Ben Prater opened new free-to-use public toilets in the town.

The number of positive coronavirus cases in Wiltshire rose by nine over the weekend, according to official figures.

OVER 150 people who get help from Alzheimers Support have enjoyed a ploughmans lunch and cream tea this summer, thanks to Trowbridge food firm apetito.

MALMESBURY mayor Campbell Ritchie is leading the fight against developers to protect land in Wiltshire.

Town and parish councils have come together to petition Wiltshire’s MPs to take action over threats to Neighbourhood Plans.

Wilt shire MP James Gray has responded to the letter Wiltshire Area Localism and Planning Group (WALPG) asking them to help protect Neighbourhood Planning.

WHEN lockdown shut down the high street confectioner Victoria Parry had to completely rethink her fledgling business.

SHOPPING locally is vital to helping safeguard the future of Wiltshire’s high streets.

Since lockdown, the Gazette has been running a campaign encouraging people to support their local traders and businesses.