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Car crashes into house in Malmesbury

Malmesbury Police are looking for the driver of this car. Credit: ITV West Country
  • UPDATE: A man and woman have been arrested on Sunday morning in connection with the crash.

Police are searching for a driver who crashed into the side of a house in Malmesbury, Wiltshire.

It happened in the Parklands area. No one appears to have been hurt.

The motorist is believed to be local to the area and police are urging anyone with more information to contact them on 101.


Flood prevention work starts in Malmesbury

In 2012 and 2013 Malmesbury was flooded when the River Avon burst it's banks Credit: ITV News

Work is due to start in Malmesbury today to prevent a repeat of the flooding that hit the Wiltshire town in 2012 and 2013.

A digger will be used to remove silt, debris and vegetation from the River Avon and the base of the old gasometer will be taken down to widen the river.

It's expected to take two weeks.


A wet weekend at WOMAD in Wiltshire?

Music got underway under looming clouds at Charlton Park last night Credit: ITV News

More than 30,000 people are expected at Charlton Park near Malmesbury for this year's WOMAD. The festival, which has been running since 1982, celebrates music, arts and dance from around the world.

The weather hasn't been great so far but Bob Crampton will bring you the forecast from the site in Wiltshire, so we hope it won't be too wet.

You can watch - and hopefully hear some great music - on ITV West at 6pm.

Dyson announces £250 million expansion in Malmesbury

Wiltshire technology firm Dyson has announced a further expansion of its Malmesbury site, creating a further 3,000 jobs. The firm's founder Sir James Dyson has also pledged to invest a further billion in developing a hundred new products over the next four years.

The company will also increase production at its manufacturing plants in Singapore and Malaysia, and extend a research programme in universities.

This is in addition to a previously announced plan for a £250 million campus expansion at its Malmesbury site, creating three thousand jobs.

We must relentlessly invent - that's why we are investing in our research footprint here in the UK and investing in our manufacturing capabilities in South East Asia.

– Sir James Dyson

Sir James has also revealed that he would vote to leave the EU, saying Germany is too dominant.

School bus crash in Malmesbury

The accident happened on the A429 in Malmesbury Credit: ITV News

A child's been rushed to hospital after a school bus left the road and careered into a ditch in wet and windy weather.

The vehicle, which was carrying around 20 schoolchildren, crashed on the side of the A429 in Malmesbury, Wiltshire at around 8.25am.

Two people - at least one child - were taken to hospital with neck injuries after the bus crashed on the way to a school in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

A spokeswoman for Wiltshire Police said: "It looks like it was just the bus involved. It seems to have left the road into a ditch."

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