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18 min ago | FarmingUK

Volunteers visiting farms to tackle rural crime

Officers and volunteers will be out and about across the force area today as part of a day of action tackling rural crime.

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4 hrs ago | Newsday

Hunt for 'threats to kill' absconder

A man who was imprisoned for making threats to kill, assault and criminal damage in Southampton has absconded from open prison, police said.

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8 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Vacancy on Chippenham Town Council as councillor fails to turn up

The Lib Dem councillor was elected last May but cannot keep his seat because he has not attended any council meetings in the last six months.

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10 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Approved, controversial plan for 750 homes on Chippenham green field site

The Friends of Birds Marsh campaigners say they will continue to fight a development of 750 houses in northern Chippenham and have defended the village green status they fought for.

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12 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

First Red Hare Day of the year to further celebrate festival

SCHOOLS and businesses in Cirencester will be leaping into action on Friday for the town's first Red Hare Day.

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16 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Calne man killed ferret after death spree

The man was rearing about 55 chickens in Oak Close, Calne, and entered his shed to find them in a flurry of feathers, ripped apart by an animal which still had one hanging from its mouth.

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18 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Dyson's A 250m expansion plan backed by Malmesbury Town Council despite traffic fears

Dyson's A 250m expansion plans for Malmesbury have been backed by the town council despite continued concerns over traffic congestion.

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19 hrs ago | Oxford Times

No bail for murder case defendant

Grant Clemens, of Stockwells, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, is accused of assisting an offender and has been in custody since February.

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19 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Fatal crash on Coney Hill Road in Gloucester

POLICE are appealing for information following a fatal crash on Coney Hill Road, Gloucester at about 8.10am yesterday on Tuesday, April 22. The 62-year-old Gloucester victim, who was driving a Vauxhall van, was in collision with another vehicle and died.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Stroudnewsand Journal

Tory attempt to unseat council coalition fails

Last year, SDC voted to change from a cabinet system to a committee structure, saying it would mean more members would be involved in the decision-making process.

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Stroudnewsand Journal

Stroud News and Journal: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

TWO parcels containing jewellery which went missing in the post proved that Painswick postmistress Karen Judd was a thief, a jury was told today, Tuesday.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Rick Steves: England's cute and cozy Cotswolds

At the Cotswold Farm Park, visitors meet endangered breeds of native British animals and partake in farm demonstrations and tractor rides.

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Ledbury Reporter

Who Remembers Adelstrop?

The Friends of the Dymock Poets have organised a "Return to Adlestrop" event, to celebrate the centenary of the Edward Thomas poem by the same name.

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Gazette Series

READERS from South Gloucestershire are giving away books for World Book Night.

On Wednesday April 23, book givers will hand out free books in their communities to people who, for whatever reason, don't read for pleasure or own books.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Libraries

Gazette Series

Husky rescued from burning house by firefighters

FIREFIGHTERS were sent to a chimney fire in Kingswood after the alarm was raised at around 6.35 on Sunday, April 20. One fire engine from Wotton-under-Edge Community Fire Station attended the incident, with a crew of five fire fighters.

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Gazette Series

Prisoner broke out of jail to escape rap music

AN ESCAPED prisoner broke out of jail to escape loud rap music being played 'day and night' on his wing, a court heard.

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Gazette Series

Chipping Sodbury Big Lunch heads back to the forties for free family fun

Evie Edwards,7, Reuben Axford,7, Sophie Axford, Alexandra Womack, Sarah Todd and Angela Lane getting for Chipping Sodbury's Big Lunch CHIPPING Sodbury's Big Lunch is this year stepping back in time for a 1940s themed day of family fun.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Is this a Banksy? Picture: Tom Wren

THE "guerrilla artist" Banksy is believed to be behind a piece of street art depicting a stenciled picture of a rat bouncing a ball below a 'no ball games' sign in Stroud.

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This is Wiltshire

Wiltshire Air Ambulance has plenty of drive thanks to Chippenham's Blade Honda

Wiltshire Air Ambulance clinical team leader Richard Miller, Blade Honda Chippenham general manager Simon Hawker and air ambulance paramedic Luke MacCallum A Chippenham car dealership has donated a new car to help Wiltshire Air Ambulance raise awareness of its life-saving service across the county.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Travellers move from Chippenham after Wiltshire Council and police warn

A group of travellers camping by a derelict building on Hungerdown Lane in Chippenham have moved on after being given notice by Wiltshire Council and police A group of travellers camping by a derelict building in Hungerdown Lane, Chippenham, have moved after being given notice by Wiltshire Council and police.

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