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8 min ago | Swindon Advertiser

Lotmead farm owner hopes his strawberries escape cold spring nights

FINGERS are being crossed that a spring frost stays away for the rest of the month so crops will be ready for picking on time at Lotmead Farm.

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9 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

School's Victorian anniversary

Staff and pupils at St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School in Devizes celebrated the school's 150th anniversary and their patron saint's day by dressing up in Victorian costume.

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11 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Glenis Ansell with the town council choir

Budding vocalists are ready to burst into song and help make Calne Town Council's first Spring Sing a success so that it becomes an annual event.

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13 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Devizes Easter appeal is an eggs-traordinary hit

Charlotte Stacey, funeral arranger at John Stuart, and funeral director Paul McDonald with the donated Easter eggs BY DIANE VOSE AN appeal to spread some Easter cheer to worthy causes has led to more than 180 Easter Eggs being donated in Devizes.

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17 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Corsham children never tire of a good story

From left are Kevin Daly, Police Community Clubs of Great Britain, children from Corsham Primary, Duncan Hames MP, centre and Gavin Champion, HR manager for Cooper Tires Barney & Echo storybooks were recently presented to children at Corsham Primary School as part of a new partnership aimed at preventing children becoming involved with anti-social ... (more)

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Police hunt for missing North Swindon man

David Birley, of Eastbury Way, was last seen in the early hours of April 12 at the Premier Inn at Kembrey Park, Stratton , and is believed to have left there at around 10am.

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Devizes carnival in appeal for more volunteers

More costume making workshops and a new website offering advertising opportunities, were among the highlights at the launch of this year's Devizes Carnival events.

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Sex traffic victim discovered in Melksham

A 25-year-old victim of sex traffickers who was picked up by police in Melksham town centre has been delivered to a safe house outside of Wiltshire.

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Wiltshire Times

Man found dead in Devizes canal is named

The man was found by a member of the public in the water close to The Wharf shortly before 6.45am yesterday morning, delaying the start of the annual Devizes to Westminster canoe race.

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Chippenham couple demand action as home is shaken

Rob and Frankie Jones' house shakes every time a bus or lorry drives past and the stone around the first floor window has moved an inch By VICKY SCIPIO Householders Rob and Frankie Jones say their house is starting to break up because the main road alongside is in such need of repair.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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Bradford on Avon in the grip of traffic gridlock

Businesses hit by the Christmas floods in Bradford on Avon are being hammered again this Easter because of roadworks that have shut the main road through town.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Gastard village granted audience with the council

A Crucial A 10,000 grant to the Gastard Village Hall restoration appeal was the highlight of Corsham Town Council's first meeting on the road on Monday.

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Chippenham father's goal to help his son walk

Father-of-two Stephen Baker will tackle a four-day cycle ride from London to Paris to raise money for his youngest son Ollie, who needs an operation to help him walk.

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Company vows to work with people worried by effect of road closures in Grittleton area

Network Rail is placing a liaison officer in County Hall in Trowbridge after coming under fire for disruption caused by electrification work in Wiltshire.

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Turnaround in Devizes pub's fortunes with new boss

From left, Charlotte Goddard, Monty Hadrill and Grant Angell behind the pumps at The Bell By The Green By PAUL MORRIS The new man in charge of The Bell by the Green is keeping his fingers crossed for warm weather this Easter to make the most of a revamp of the pub's garden.

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Motorcyclist airlifted after crash in Calne

A man in his 30s riding a motorcycle along Porte Marsh Road in Calne was airlifted to hospital on Wednesday at 5.14pm after an accident involving a car.

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Queues turn up at revamped Pewsey Heritage Centre

They enjoyed an array of performances from local groups, including music by the Pewsey Male Voice Choir and the Pewsey Belles and First World War sketches by Pewsey Vale Amateur Dramatic Society's junior group.

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Salisbury Journal

POKER fans in Salisbury are to have their own league, run on a not-for-profit basis.

Peter Johnson of Salisbury Poker Club said: "There has always been a big company from the big cities cashing in on us, so we have decided to start up our own.

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Calne beauty finalist's hopes for charity

Miss Wiltshire finalist Annaleaz Dolman, from Calne, will raise money for the pageant's charity Beauty with a Purpose during an event on April 18. Miss Dolman of Station Road, Calne, is a former John Bentley pupil and currently works as deputy head housekeeper at Bowood House Hotel.

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Burst main leaves 30 houses without water in Dixon Street

THIRTY houses are without water in Dixon Street and streams are flowing across surrounding roads after a main burst outside Swindon Moravian Church last night.

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