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4 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Skatepark plan in jeopardy as TK Maxx pulls out of Chippenham scheme

Multi-million pound plans to redevelop the Bridge Centre in Chippenham have been dealt a serious blow with the decision by TK Maxx not to open there.

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4 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Fears for youth after Chippenham workers axed

Chippenham is to lose all its youth workers but one when its youth development centre closes at the end of next month.

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5 hrs ago | Gazette Series

Fun day for residents with South Gloucestershire's largest social housing society

The Merlin Housing residents fun day 2014. Pirates Cain, 6, and Leeloo Vigurs, 4. August 2014.

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5 hrs ago | Gazette Series

Electric cable thieves to pay back A 1

The seven men from south Wales will only pay only A 1 back from their lucrative metal cable thefts in Frampton-on-Severn SEVEN South Wales men who risked their lives to steal more than five miles of live high-voltage cable from pylons in Frampton-on-Severn will pay only A 1 each under the Proceeds of Crime Act because they have no assets, a judge ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Gazette Series

Businesses battling for superfast broadband to hold meeting in Horton

Thornbury and Yate MP Steve Webb and Cllr Sue Hope in Hawkesbury Upton with Tristram Charnley and Geoff Preston from Cotswold Wireless A CAMPAIGN has been launched to help connect people in South Gloucestershire's rural villages to superfast broadband - but business owners say they are still fighting an uphill battle.

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7 hrs ago | Gazette Series

Police appeal following fatal Cotswold collision

The incident happened on the A433 near to the junction with the A429 at Kemble at around midday yesterday .

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7 hrs ago | Banburycake.co.uk

a Man accused of helping Connor Tremble's killer said he was "shocked ...

A MAN accused of helping Connor Tremble's killer said he was "shocked and scared" when he found out the teenager had been stabbed.

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11 hrs ago | Gazette Series

Dursley pensioner died in fall four days before birthday

A FALL at home caused the death of a Dursley woman just four days before her 89th birthday, an inquest has heard.

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12 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Kamya's a star despite illness

Kamya Gupil, 16, became very ill during her second year, meaning she had to miss a lot of classroom time leading up to her exams.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Cotswold Journal

Newsman jailed for beating

Ex-Mail on Sunday journalist Steven Wells knocked Jason Smith unconscious outside a pub in Chipping Campden and kicked him repeatedly with steel-toed boots, Gloucester Crown Court was told.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

ARCHEOLOGICAL survey work has started on land at Chesterton earmarked for a 2,500 home development.

The land behind Somerford Road in Cirencester has become a hive of activity as workers begin digging trenches for an investigation, prompting one worried resident to contact the Standard, voicing concerns about nearby badger sets.

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Mirror.co.uk

Student killed after crashing his car while driving home drunk from his 21st birthday celebrations

Jake Rebbeck had been out with friends in Southampton when he discovered 120 had been stolen from his bank account and decided to drive home Tragic: Student Jake Rebbeck died in a crash after driving home while drunk on the night of his 21st birthday celebrations A student died after crashing his car while over the alcohol limit as he drove home ... (more)

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Freepressseries.co.uk

Big improvement in Monmouthshire's GCSE results

MONMOUTHSHIRE students celebrated across the county as GCSE grades improved by eight per centage points above last year's results.

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This is Wiltshire

GCSE results: Hardenhuish School, Chippenham

At Hardenhuish School, Chippenham, 75 per cent of pupils had at least five A*-C grades with 69 per cent per cent of pupils achieving at least five A*-C grades including English and maths.

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Cotswold Journal

GCSE success for many across the Vale and Cotswolds

Hugh Chapman, Katherine Wright, Daniel Evans, Sarah Taylor, Benjamin Coley, Emily Brush and Joseph Sandham celebrate at Prince Henry's High School.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Success is in the air at Cotswold School

L:R - Students Tom Minns, Henry Yates, Alistair Wilson, Nina Meyrick, Jossy Munro, Milly Francis, Beth O'Brien, Harry Pegrum, Alex Woodd and Adam Bray jump for joy at Cotswold School This year, 80 per cent of pupils at the school in Bourton-on-the-Water received five or more GCSE grades at A* to C with 70 per cent receiving five or more A* to C ... (more)

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Gazette Series

Man arrested after reports he was acting suspiciously in Thornbury

The man was arrested in Rudgeway after police stopped a bus he was travelling on in Alveston on Tuesday, August 19. Police were initially called just before 3.50pm to a report of a man behaving suspiciously behind a pub in Thornbury when it was suggested that he was hiding property stolen from local shops.

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Gazette Series

SR_481_001 Yate Bridge Service Station in Station Road, Yate

A GARAGE in Yate has been licensed to sell alcohol 24 hours a day despite concerns that it may become a gathering place for drinkers.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

This is Bath

Wallaby on the loose in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire

A hop north of the border from Bath maybe, but a community in Gloucestershire is on the hunt for a lost Wallaby.

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This is Wiltshire

A sad farewell to much-loved Anne

THE Arkell family has paid tribute to Anne Arkell, the mother of chairman James and the wife of former chairman Peter, after she died earlier this month.

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