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1 hr ago | This is Wiltshire

Sherston woman thanks paramedic who helped save her life

She remembers absolutely nothing about it, but retired garage boss Ann Neal knows Wiltshire Air Ambulance helped save her life by whisking her to hospital for emergency surgery.

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2 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

McDonald's staff ride 52 miles for family charity

STAFF from a local McDonald's branch have completed a gruelling 52-mile bike ride to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House Charity.

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6 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Nato Summit 2014: 'My son's death is pointless if weekend road...

Junction of St Mary Street and Wood Street opened during security fence disruption but mother of Daniel Thorne, who was hit by a bus there in 2005, hopes the ban won't be lifted Daniel Thorne was killed in 2005 after he was hit by a bus on the junction of St Mary Street and Wood Street The mother of a rugby player who died after a collision with a ... (more)

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Newsday

Delays warning for rail travellers

Rail travellers have been warned of long delays over the weekend as A 45m of work to redouble the line between Swindon and Kemble is completed.

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Bournemouth Echo

Police search for escaped prisoner Ashley Tessyman in Dorset

Ashley Tessyman, 30, absconded from HMP Leyhill in South Gloucestershire, where he was serving a prison sentence for burglary and robbery, on Monday, July 21. Detective sergeant John O'Hara said: "We have information to suggest that he is in the Dorset area and are trying to locate him.

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Gazette Series

Too much money spent in Dursley, says Nailsworth Cllr

A NAILSWORTH councillor is criticising the local authority for spending too much in Dursley and not enough in his own town.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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