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12 min ago | This is Wiltshire

Bradford's three day walking festival kicks off on Friday

The three-day festival, which follows the theme of Water, Wool and Wheels, starts on Friday, and the first event is a 10-mile circular walk starting at the town's station at 10.50am.

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4 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Emotional farewell to Calne camp site manager in motorcycle tragedy

There was raw emotion as friends and family of camp site manager Sam Walden said goodbye to the man with an infectious smile and love for life.

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7 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Thousands line Devizes Carnival route

Many local primary schools entered into the fun by taking part on Saturday after holding after-school clubs to create their outfits.

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11 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Driving on past any bumps in the road

GORDON Frost, 47, is Thamesdown Transport 's new operations director. His responsibilities include improving services and encouraging more people to use buses.

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11 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Chairman leaves gig on high note

CHAIRMAN Keith Newman made this year's Broad Town Big Gig his last after eight years in charge but he leaves it at its biggest-ever size for a successor.

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11 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Civic leaders want Chippenham plan revisited

A planning application was expected to be submitted two years ago for an upmarket retail developement connecting the site of the Bridge Centre with Bath Road, transforming the middle of the town.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Wiltshire Times

Keith Humphries, Wiltshire Council's cabinet member for public protection

Campaigners determined to stop heavy lorries flouting regulations and driving over Bradford on Avon's historic bridge have helped secure 14 more prosecutions.

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The Great Kitten Cake Off at Bradford on Avon

Bradford on Avon children's author Anna Wilson has completed her new book to coincide with the popular BBC programme The Great British Bake Off.

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Man arrested over Olympiad underwear theft

A man, 33, from Sutton Benger has been arrested on suspicion of stealing underwear from a changing rooms of the Olympiad, Chippenham A man, 33, from Sutton Benger has been arrested on suspicion of stealing underwear from a changing rooms of the Olympiad, Chippenham, on July 2 this year.

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Bremhill couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

The couple have spent the last 55 years at the same address in Bremhill, just outside Calne, where they are key members of the village.

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Xbox boost for Devizes Hospital patients

Devizes Rotary Club president Tom MacMeekin, left, and past president Geoff Collins present the Xbox to Green Lane Hospital ward manager Hannah MacDonald Devizes Rotary Club is raising money for Green Lane Hospital in the town, which looks after patients with mental health problems.

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Wiltshire Times

Bradford on Avon Friends of Palestine

Nicola Juha-Moussalam shows Duncan Hames his one month permit which enabled him to visit Jerusalem, five miles from Bethlehem, last Easter Iford Mill was the idyllic setting when 60 people came to hear the experiences of the daily life of Nicola Juha- Moussalam, a 26-year-old Christian Palestinian lawyer from Bethlehem.

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Wiltshire Times

It was such a lovely evening in the Trowbridge garden

Last month - despite threats of thunderstorms Trowbridge Horticultural Society enjoyed a lovely evening at their annual garden party at Victoria Gardens.

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Young survivor takes prize in Devizes baby contest

Becky Turner with her daughter Emily Chase, who came third in the 0-6 months after a fraught pregnancy by Paul Morris Miracle baby Emily Chase must be the youngest child ever to take part in a Devizes baby show, for in physical terms she was only days old when the judging took place.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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Drivers netted in operation

Police targeted drivers speeding and committing other traffic offences in Calne during the first part of a crackdown in the town.

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A420 reopens with roadworks completed a week early

ROADWORKS to upgrade the surface of the A420 close to Shrivenham have been completed a full week ahead of schedule to the relief of residents.

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Wiltshire Times

Wiltshire Police appeal over 'dangerously pure' heroin

Wiltshire Police have tweeted that there are reports of heroin of a dangerous level of purity being sold in the Chippenham area.

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Bestival date for Pan's People star Dee Dee

TROWBRIDGE Pan's People star Dee Dee Wilde is looking forward to her first appearance at major UK festival Bestival next week, where she will be hosting a dancing extravaganza.

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Little Chafield solar farm plan angers villagers

Opponents of plans for a 25 hectare solar farm at Little Chalfield hope to convince councillors to throw the scheme out Opponents of plans for a 25 hectare solar farm at Little Chalfield hope to convince councillors to throw the scheme out next week.

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Motorists fume over parking penalties despite faulty Trowbridge machines

Parking control at St Stephen's Place Leisure Park in Trowbridge has come under fire again from angry motorists, after several visitors received tickets despite both of the machines being out of order.

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