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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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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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Having last laugh on a cruel trickster

Enjoyng every minute of life, members of Swindon Stroke Support Group. Pictured are Peter Berrisford, sitting, back - left to right - Lilian Monk, Gerold Stephenson, Shirley Sofflet, Jackie Hirst, Pat Berrisford, John Messenger, Ivor Hancock and Lin H We've all met one; they hide their innate sadism behind an inane grin, and seldom get the thorough ... (more)

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Swindon churches want people to remember the true Easter story - not just chocolate bunnies

FOR some Easter is a time to enjoy an extended break and feast on chocolate but for others it holds far greater significance.

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Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

AN investigation is underway after the body of a male was discovered in the Kennet and Avon canal in Devizes this morning.

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Couple tell of horror at river death discovery

WEDDING guest Helen Lesley Jones has been named as the woman found dead in a Glouces-tershire river at the weekend.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Friends pitch in to Chippenham help boy walk again

Friends of a paralysed 16-year-old will take to the pitch and raise funds to help the football fan walk again.

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Case of Poppy Appeal collection box theft from Devizes' Bear Hotel fails

A man alleged to have stolen a Poppy Appeal collection box from the Bear Hotel in Devizes during Remembrance Week last year has had the case against him dropped after he failed to turn up for his trial.

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Rowde farmer will increase educational visits once barn refurbished

Mr Butler, of Rowdefield Farm in Consciences Lane, has been hosting educational visits since 2005 and arranges about 40 a year.

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Inquiry ends with a note of caution

Opponents of Mactaggart and Mickel's proposed 350-home development on the outskirts of Devizes say it should not go ahead as it will increase traffic congestion and air pollution.

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Coffee fans' double shot in Devizes

Market Place Costa staff with Devizes mayor Pete Smith and manager Matt Coulthard, right of the mayor By VICKY SCIPIO Costa franchisee Premier Coffee, based in Southamp-ton, opened its second town shop in the former Polly Tea Rooms - on the corner of the Market Place and Snuff Street - on Saturday.

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