Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

The number of intermediate care beds in Wiltshire used for intensive rehabilitation and discharge is to rise from 64 to 100 ahead of an expected increase in demand this winter.

Monday, 21 September 2020 03:01

Rural Covid access to testing a 'challenge'

Nearly three quarters of local authorities said that a lack of Covid testing for rural social care users was a challenge, according to a new survey.

Homeowners and landlords are being encouraged to apply for funding to pay for the costs of energy saving measures.

Over £40,000 has been given to Wiltshire Council to help rough sleepers.

The council has received £47,456 from the government to help to help vulnerable people who were housed during the pandemic.

Pregnant women in Wiltshire are among the most likely in England to get their first appointment with a midwife within the recommended time, figures reveal.

Boris Johnson has warned a second wave of coronavirus has arrived in the UK, with scientists reporting a “widespread growth” of the virus nationwide.

The amount of criminal cash and assets seized by police fell sharply in Wiltshire last year, new figures show.

A FACEBOOK group devoted to a town’s history has published its second book.

Malmesbury Now and Then was started five years ago as somewhere for people living in the town and those who had links with it to share its history.

Wiltshire Council is urging local communities and businesses to follow the raft of new measures introduced by the government this week to help tackle the spread of coronavirus.

POLICE arrested one man on suspicion of drug driving and issued a speeding ticket for a driver going 110mph during a road safety patrol on the A303.