Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Police are appealing for witnesses after an incident in Sherston near Malmesbury.

Around 3pm yesterday (Saturday July 20), an altercation took place near to the High Street of the village between a group of men and involving a white VW Golf and brown Mitsubishi pick-up truck.

A cygnet has been seriously injured on the canal close to Royal Wootton Bassett.

Police say the baby swan was targeted between July 5 and 6 but was recovered on July 7 after it was reported to the RSPCA and Oak and Furrows Wildlife Rescue.

A CALNE schoolgirl got a huge surprise at Royal International Air Tattoo when she was photobombed by astronaut Tim Peake.

OFFICERS were prepared to smash car windows to rescue perspiring dogs, a Wiltshire police inspector warned.

It came as Swindon baked in 31C heat – with the hot temperatures expected to continue today.

A LARGE group of villagers from Crudwell, near Malmesbury, whose lives were devastated by flooding 12 years ago, will be pulling on their wellies at the weekend in the hope of preventing another flood.

A WILTSHIRE man's body has been found in the search for a missing swimmer at Cotswold Water Park.

A SCHOOL has been celebrated for the excellence of its science teaching.

Minety CoE Primary was singled out when teacher Maria Madeley won the ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM teaching for Primary.

A NEW six-part drama will explore a key moment in the Christopher Halliwell investigation that lead to the killer's conviction but cost a high-ranking detective his career.

A Hermann tortoise has been stolen from a garden in Ivy Field.

The tortoise is very large and over 80 years old and worth about £400.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 18:02

Scarecrow festival set to help the homeless

STRANGE and quirky scarecrows representing famous brand names are appearing in Kington Langley this weekend as the village's annual festival takes place and the charity Doorway will be the winner.