Local economics lecturer, Dr Anna Palmer has been analysing the effects of what could happen to Malmesbury if Sainsbury's come to town. Her findings paint a bleak picture for existing Malmesbury businesses and employment, including the likely closure of the larger Co-op and other town centre businesses.
Following the Mary Portas’s report on Britain’s High Streets, the Department for Communities and Local Government are looking for 12 ‘pilot’ towns to test the ideas contained within the report. The Chamber of Commerce are pushing for Malmesbury to apply for this ‘pilot’ status.
You and Your Wedding magazine out 1st February features Abbey House Gardens as their chosen venue for an elegant 'tea party' style wedding.
A display of paintings and prints by John Bowen, Peter Harris M.B.E. and Bryan Neal will be on display at The Gallery in the Town Hall from 13th February to 2nd March 2012.
Local firm, Usay Compare is helping to drive local employment through creating a number of new job opportunities.
Amidst the seasonal rush to buy gifts for Valentine’s Day, a national survey of mums is underway to find out what women really want from their partners.
Malmesbury Abbey Music Society (MAMS) have announced their programme for 2012. It contains their usual mix of orchestral, choral and chamber performances by familiar names and up-and-coming talents.
The latest Sherston Cliffhanger is out now and available to download directly from Malmesbury.com. This issue features the results of the Busy Hands Quiz Night, and images of a recent "Forest Schools" outing. Also included are details of an upcoming hedge-laying workshop, and Primary School Jumble Sale.
Patients can now book Appointments with their Doctor ‘On Line’, where GP appointments are available up to 6 weeks ahead and appointments for Blood Tests can be booked online, even when the Surgery is closed.
Sainsbury's have submitted a planning application for a large 50,000sq ft, out of town supermarket at the Nurden's Garden Centre site. Based on a preliminary review of this major planning application, the committee of the Malmesbury and St Paul Without Residents' Association recommend opposing the application.
The Surgery at Malmesbury Primary Care Centre is looking for patients to help both the Practice and their Patient Participation Group (PPG) better understand the needs and expectations of their patients via a new 'Virtual Patient Reference Group'.
Wiltshire Police and Wiltshire Police Authority (WPA) are holding a live public online chat on Monday 23rd January. The live session will provide the community with an opportunity to submit questions directly to Wiltshire Police Chief Officers and the WPA on any subject they may wish to raise.
Malmesbury’s Air Cadets were out in full force recently when they joined volunteer members of the Malmesbury River Valleys Trust recently at Conygre Mead on one of their Sunday morning working parties.
During the February holidays, ComputerXplorers will host a "Movie Magic" stop-motion animation workshop for children in school years 4, 5 and 6.
The Mayor of Malmesbury Councillor Steve Cox is proud to be hosting the Annual Mayor’s Ball! The Ball will be raising money for the Mayor’s Charities Age UK Wiltshire and Malmesbury’s Local Footpath Group.
992 (Malmesbury) Squadron, Royal Air Force Air Cadets plan to step up their game in 2012 with a new competitive attitude, building on the achievements of 2011.
Community focused, Fran Vandelli has won the latest position on the Town Council at the election held on Tuesday. We wish Fran all the very best in the new role and look forward to seeing her put her mark on the town!