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4 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

We'll appeal against refusal of 80-hectare Melksham solar farm, say developers

Members of different groups including Clean Energy Alliance at County Hall, Trowbridge, to support plans for a solar farm near Melksham The developers behind plans for a major solar farm near Melksham say they will appeal against Wiltshire Council's decision to reject planning permission.

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4 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Body of man, 40, found by dog walker in Melksham

The body of a 40-year-old man was discovered by a dog walker in a field in Melksham last Thursday.

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4 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

The body of a 40-year-old man was discovered by a dog walker in a field in Melksham last Thursday.

Mark Spurrell, of Westlands Lane, Beanacre, was discovered shortly before 7pm on land behind Beanacre Road, by a woman walking her dog.

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5 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Police appeal after Calne cat shot with airgun

Calne police are looking for the person who shot a four-year-old ginger cat called Poppy with an airgun Calne police are looking for the person who shot a four-year-old ginger cat called Poppy with an airgun pellet late on March 29 in the Wessington Park area.

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7 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

13 jobs to be created when new Screwfix store opens in Devizes

Screwfix is opening its 338th store in the UK at 10 and 11 Devizes Trade Centre on the estate next Thursday, April 24, part of the its expansion plans.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

This is Wiltshire

a Cheque for 271 has been presented to Prospect Hospice thanks to First Great Western staff.

Rob Mullen, First Great Western's general manager for the Central Region, presents a cheque for A 271 to Gifty Tawiah, Community Fund Raiser for Prospect Hospice Prospect Hospice is a strong favourite with FGW colleagues, especially those based in Swindon.

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This is Wiltshire

Good news for newest pupils

TWO per cent of parents in Swindon will be able to send their children to their first choice of primary school in September.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

in the Dock: North Dorset

NATHAN RICHARD BEALING, aged 19, of Half Acres, Sherborne. Admitted sending an offensive, indecent, obscene or menacing message by public communication network.

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Swindon Advertiser

Deadline extended for Honda workers

PRODUCTION staff at Honda in South Marston are being allowed another week to decide if they wish to apply for voluntary redundancy at the firm, which is cutting jobs in May. The deadline for applications is now 5pm on Tuesday, April 22. The 11-day extension aims to encourage more staff to apply.

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This is Wiltshire

Pink Floyd musician in kitchen for cake auction at charity garden party

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason will beat cake batter, ahead of a charity auction in a garden party at his home in Corsham, to raise money for two Wiltshire causes.

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This is Wiltshire

Pink Floyd musician to beat cake batter for auction at charity garden party

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason will beat cake batter, ahead of a charity auction in a garden party at his home in Corsham, to raise money for two Wiltshire causes.

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Salisbury Journal

Downton mosaic installed at Wessex Gallery

The intricately patterned mosaic was uncovered in the late 1950s on a new housing development in Moot Close, Downton.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Pitches at market for business ideas

Budding entrepreneurs are being offered the chance to test out their business ideas with a free pitch at council-run markets next month.

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Wiltshire Times

Bishop Ed spends night in Wiltshire Downs hut to show solidarity with world's displaced

The Bishop of Ramsbury, the Rt Rev Ed Condry, at the shepherd's hut on the Wiltshire Downs he spent last night in The Bishop of Ramsbury, the Rt Rev Ed Condry, spent a night in a shepherd's hut on the Wiltshire Downs yesterday to raise the profile of those around the world fleeing conflict and living in poverty and fear.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Families have fun at Calne Barnardo's Sure Start centre

A fun day to raise awareness of the emergency services at Barnardo's Sure Start Children's Centre in Calne attracted more than 150 families last Thursday.

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Chippenham student's arresting portrait at Corsham

The 18-year-old, who studies at Chippenham's Sheldon School and lives in Trowbridge, has had his work exhibited at Corsham's Pound Arts Centre, after winning its Young Open contest.

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Wiltshire Times

Less distance but still in the same spirit for Melksham pupils

Ben Phillips, Abbie Craig, Jamie Phillips, Niamh and Phoebe Sayer are walking in aid of the air ambulance and WWF Wallking to Cornwall was a step too far for five Bowerhill Primary School pupils, who are now planning a five-mile sponsored hike for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

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Police plea over missing Chippenham father and son

Geoffrey Tomlinson, 41, and his nine-year-old son Jack Tomlinson were last seen at their home in Hardens Mead yesterday morning.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Hundreds pack church to bid farewell to Italian matriarch

HUNDREDS of family and friends paid an emotional farewell to Swindon matriarch Maria Vitale at her funeral, which took place at Holy Rood Catholic Church yesterday.

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Swindon Advertiser

Building up student experience early on

Work started earlier this year on a new bricklaying and construction centre at the college which is hoped will help it to provide workers to meet the growing local demand.

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