Small steps can bring big changes, says nutritional therapist

NUTRITIONAL therapist Helen Adams has left behind a successful global career in the financial services sector to follow her passion – helping others to live happy and healthy lives through good nutrition.   Helen, 58, set up Oakmead Clinic after she told her personal story...

Bosses sponsor Chippenham’s first soap box derby

BUSINESS owners John and Debbie Williams, of John Williams Heating Services, are proud to be the sponsors of Chippenham’s first ever soap box derby. John and Debbie are delighted to back the go-kart race which takes place in Chippenham High...

Wiltshire recruiter heads driver accreditation group for third year

A FREIGHT Transport Association accreditation scheme, aimed at raising standards among driver recruitment companies, is being chaired by a Wiltshire businessman for the third consecutive year. Julian Thompson, founder and director of Chippenham-based 24-7 Staffing, helped set up the FTA...

Cash boost for Dorothy House from Wiltshire Freemasons

WILTSHIRE Freemasons welcomed John Davies, chief executive of Dorothy House Hospice Care, to a charity presentation evening. A cheque for £5,681 was handed to John at the Masonic Hall, Chippenham. Dorothy House provides compassionate care and support for people in the...

Georgina is heating firm’s latest successful apprentice

ANOTHER apprentice has made the grade at Wiltshire’s leading heating company John Williams Heating Services. Georgina Williams, 21, who lives in Chippenham, now works as a full-time administrator at the company which is run by her parents John and Debbie....

UPDATE: Body found in search for missing mum Susan Weston

THE body of a woman was found in woodland near Box on Thursday as searches took place for Susan Weston. A Wiltshire Police spokesman said: "Although formal identification has not yet taken place, we believe it to be missing Chippenham lady...

Searches in Corsham and Box for missing woman, 58

FEARS are growing for the safety of a 58-year-old woman after she went missing. Susan Weston, of Cepen Park South, Chippenham was last seen yesterday morning, say Wiltshire Police, with searches focusing on Corsham and Box now taking place. Mrs Weston is said...

Can you help town meadows continue to thrive?

HARDWORKING volunteers have reflected on another busy year of safeguarding a popular wildlife haven, which included planting more than a thousand plants and bulbs. Baydons Meadow sits on the southern bank of the River Avon just a short walk from Chippenham...

Police plea after man suffers eye injury outside Chippenham pub

A MAN suffered an eye injury in an assault outside a Chippenham pub. Police are now appealing for information after the incident near the Pheasant Inn, on Bath Road, at about 11.30pm on Friday. A 27-year-old local man has been arrested on...

Uninsured driver faces walk home after police seize car

POLICE patrolling rural areas around Chippenham seized a car after finding that the driver was flaunting the law. The Chippenham Community Policing Team spent the first few hours of their night shift dealing with various pubs and clubs in the town centre. Officers...

Sadness as cats die from anti-freeze poisoning

TWO cats have died following what local vets believe is anti-freeze poisoning in Chippenham. "We have recieved a report that two cats have fallen ill and subsequently died in the Hill Rise area of Chippenham and it is belived by vets that...

Police patrols stepped up after 3 girls followed by man in van

  POLICE have stepped up patrols in Chippenham after three separate reports of young girls being followed by a man in a van. The first incident happened at 8am on Wednesday, November 16, when a young girl who was walking along Ashfield...

Handbrake turn? I thought I’d use it next time…

THERE was confusion and more than just mild peril in Chippenham today when a car ran away on Station Hill because its handbrake apparently wasn't applied. A picture of the car was posted at the foot of the hill, coned off...

New DanceWear shop opens in time for festive season

SEAMSTRESS Clare Boldon has taken her talents to new level by opening a shop – DanceWear - in her home town of Chippenham. Clare, aged 42, is well known in Wiltshire for her beautifully crafted bespoke tutus and dance costumes made...

Former footballer will drive a United sales force at DL Windows

A FORMER footballer who used to train with Manchester United will be trying to hit targets of a different kind after being snapped up to lead the sales team of a Wiltshire glazing firm. Mike Ogden, who spent two years...