Local Malmesbury News:


Optometrist ventures to Ethiopian village to test eye sight of thousands

THE OWNER of an opticians in Malmesbury, who spent two weeks in Ethiopia testing eyes and training eye clinic staff, has said the experience was "humbling".

Councillor's disgust at fly tipping in cemetery

A PARISH COUNCILLOR was “disgusted” to see a mound of fly tipping dumped at the car park of Hullavington Cemetery.

New housing development to come to Crudwell

The first phase of ten new properties is coming soon to Crudwell, near Malmesbury.

Townsfolk enjoy Christmas late night shopping event

MALMESBURY High Street was lined with stalls that billowed over into the town hall for its Christmas Late Night Shopping event on Friday.

Work begins on Dyson undergrad village

SIR James Dyson and Minister of State for Universities and Science Jo Johnson, have broken ground in preparation for the development of the undergraduate village at the Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology on Tuesday (November 28).

Schools in Calne and Malmesbury recognised for fantastic exam results

A SCHOOL in Calne has made it to the top of a prestigious Sunday Times list for its amazing exam results.

Fire crews called out to M4 incident

FIREFIGHTERS from Chippenham and Malmesbury were called out to an incident involving a car on the M4 motorway this morning.

AB Dynamics helps Guy Martin build a self-driving Ford Transit

BRADFORD on Avon-based AB Dynamics has enabled Channel 4 TV presenter Guy Martin to build a self-driving Ford Transit for his Rise of the Robots programme being broadcast on Sunday, November 26 at 9pm.

Remember loved ones at Dorothy House Services of Light

DOROTHY House Hospice Care in Winsley is inviting local people to come to their ‘Services of Light’, part of their annual Light Up a Life Appeal, to remember loved ones at Christmas.

Lorry incident halts traffic near Minety

MOTORISTS passing through Minety are being asked to be patient while Wiltshire Police deal with an incident involving a lorry.