Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

Malmesbury Gazette & Herald

THIS month we've got an extra day in February for the first time since 2016 - and today's the day!

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 02:31

Tesco is cutting 1,800 jobs in bakery overhaul

TESCO is cutting more than 1,800 jobs as part of changes to bakeries in its large supermarkets.

The supermarket giant said 1,816 bakery staff are at risk of redundancy as part of the overhaul, which will take place from May.

A BARRISTER raised concerns about delay in the case of a Malmesbury paedophile caught with a vile stash of indecent images – more than two years ago.

A RISE in the number of people taking up apprenticeships resulted in Wiltshire College and University moving to a bigger venue to mark the annual awards.

AN alleged stalker was arrested on Valentine’s Day for breaching a temporary anti-stalking order imposed two days earlier.

The efforts of two volunteers behind the Wiltshire school triathlon have been recognised by the prime minister.

Jim Sewell and Tessa Murray, the volunteers behind the Flight Centre School Triathlon Series, have been honoured with the 2020 Points of Light Award.

THE KINGS Arms Hotel in Malmesbury has had a make over.

Four new bedrooms have been added while the hotel’s main area and reception has been given a lick of paint, a new bar and furniture.

Large areas in North Wiltshire have been hit with flooding over the weekend.

Photos taken by Malmesbury Police show the the extent of the flooding in and around Malmesbury following Storm Dennis.

DRIVERS are being warned not to try to drive through flooded roads after police received a number of reports of cars getting stuck in floods this morning.

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 17:54

Police ‘cannot enforce roads’

UNDERFUNDING of traffic officers means Wiltshire Police “cannot provide effective enforcement”, a union has said.

PC Tom Wilson, Wiltshire Police Federation representative, said the number of specialist traffic cops had fallen from 142 in 1998 when he joined the force to 24 today.

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