Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Wiltshire News

WAA win two Awards of Excellence

Wiltshire Air Ambulance, Swindon

A dedicated volunteer and a successful fundraising campaign for its new airbase has resulted in Wiltshire Air Ambulance winning two prestigious awards.

The charity enjoyed their success at the Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence, run by the Association of Air Ambulances, at a ceremony in...

Air ambulance flying high with fun day donation

Wiltshire Air Ambulance is better off to the tune of £1,000 thanks to the fundraising efforts of two Swindon companies.

Akcess Medical, which runs a non-emergency patient transport service, and its sister company Akcess CIC, which provides community transport, netted the funds from a fun...

Chief Constable completes skydive to mark 100 years since the end of WW1

Chief Constable Kier Pritchard took to the skies over the weekend for a skydive to mark 100 years since the end of WW1.

Kier was 1 of 100 people who jumped out of a plane from 10,000 ft to raise funds for Alabaré's Homes for Veterans service.


Chief Constable to fall 10,000ft for the fallen this weekend

Chief Constable Kier Pritchard will be falling for the fallen this weekend as he completes a skydive in aid of Alabaré’s Homes for Veterans.

On 10 November, Kier will be one of 100 people skydiving to mark 100 years since the end of World War...

Meet and Greet evening at Ramsbury Fire Station

Ramsbury fire station are holding an informal meet and greet evening on the 14thNovember from 7pm to encourage local people to become on-call firefighters across Ramsbury and Aldbourne.

Contracted hours can vary, but on-call personnel usually make themselves available for between 48 and 120 hours...

Police appeal for help after 89 year old woman’s purse stolen

St Marks Park, drugs

Police are appealing for information and urging the public to be vigilant following a purse dip in Royal Wootton Bassett.

On 24th September, an 89-year-old woman was shopping in the town centre and visited a number of places including a doctors surgery in Tinkers Lane,...

National Trust volunteers sew their way through history

What links a Queen, three cushions and a governor’s lady?

The answer is a volunteer project which has produced three new pieces of costume and furnishing for the National Trust Avebury Manor to bring to life the Tudors, Georgians and Queen Anne for visitors to...