Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Chippenham firm backs free open-air cinema nights

ONE of Wiltshire’s most prominent small businesses, John Williams Heating Services, is getting behind this August’s Watch It Wednesdays free open-air cinema nights at Island Park, Chippenham.  Company founders John and Debbie Williams are delighted to sponsor the open air...

RTS Group in driving seat to help volunteers with Toyota cars

TOYOTA has enlisted support from Chippenham-based learning and development agency RTS Group to help more than 170 volunteers get to know the vehicles they’ll be driving athletes around in at this summer’s IAAF World Championships. RTS Group, which works with...

Welcome for laws to boost take up of electric vehicles

LEGISLATION to encourage the take up of electric vehicles among drivers has been welcomed by UK automotive learning and development company RTS Group. The Bill, announced in the Queen’s Speech, paves the way for mandatory charging points at service stations,...

More ways to get fit at Chippenham’s Citadel Hall

BUSINESS owner Rachel Terry, of The Citadel Hall, is proud to announce the launch of three new classes at Chippenham’s most centrally located community venue. Rachel took over the first floor venue five years ago after failing to find a...

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...