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2 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Advance tickets for this year's Emergency Services Show are available to buy online.

The show is at Hullavington airfield, near Chippenham, on September 7 and has been organised by volunteers from Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service, Wiltshire Police, South Western Ambulance Service and the Highways Agency.

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7 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Wanda - Wiltshire's wandering wallaby - to be reunited with owners

As reported in the Gazette & Herald, the wallaby escaped from paddock near Marlborough on Wednesday, July 2, and has been on the run ever since.

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10 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Prison Bridge tragedy: Tribute to Devizes engineer who was on way to work in Trowbridge

A tribute has been paid to motorcyclist Charlie Sherman, 22, of Devizes who died after an accident while he was on his way to work in Trowbridge last Thursday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Seven weeks seize up on A420

Shrivenham Parish councillor Sarah Day pictured at a sign warning drivers about the closure of the A420 between Swindon and Oxford for seven weeks starting tomorrow COMMUTERS are bracing themselves for almost two months of road chaos when a section of the A420 is closed from tomorrow.

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Swindon Advertiser

Fire crews kept busy as storm hits

The control room received more than 100 calls as a severe storm swept over the county, with west Wiltshire particularly affected.

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Swindon Advertiser

Plans drawn up to cut flood risk

A STRATEGY has been developed by the council to help manage flood risk in Swindon and is set to be approved later this year.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Devizes teenager admits burglary and stealing from cars

A Devizes teenager has admitted taking part in a house burglary and stealing from two cars in a night of crime.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Firefighters dealing with big blaze at recycling site in Wiltshire

FIRE CREWS from Cricklade and Malmesbury are currently dealing with a significant fire in Swindon, believed to have started about 90 minutes ago.

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Swindon Advertiser

Pizza delivery man 'raped teenager while giving her a lift home', court hears

A PIZZA delivery driver raped a 15-year-old girl after agreeing to give her a lift home when she was stranded alone on a night out, a jury has been told.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Jailed: Man who had sex with girl, 13, in Calne

A man who had sex with a 13-year-old girl who had run away from home has been jailed for 13-and-a-half months.

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This is Wiltshire

Teen charged with sexual assault

Jeremy Van Der Sanden is said to have committed the alleged offence on Thursday, December 5 last year.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Wiltshire Young Farmers' contest success

Eleven members travelled to Stafford last weekend to compete in junior public speaking.

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Newsday

Road closure 'causing traffic woes'

A survey is to take place following concerns traffic levels have increased since the relocation of the Stonehenge Visitor Centre and the A344 closure.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Donation to hold concert in Marlborough

Back from left are Janice Kingstone, Rob Napier, department managers Charles Betney and Tim Pike, and John Goddard.

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Wiltshire Times

Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service attended over 30 weather-related incidents on Saturday.

Giffords Court, Melksham at 1.34am - a small fire in a fire panel after a lightning strike, which was out on arrival, attended by a crew from Trowbridge.

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This is Wiltshire

This is all good news for Bradford on Avon home

Former BBC newsreader Angela Rippon chats to residents, from left, Dorothy Gasson, Thelma Curtis and Trevor Ralphs with manager Selvie Naidoo The ambassador for the Alzheimer's Society was given a tour of the home, which has three floors, including one caring for residents with dementia, and is currently home to 33 residents.

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Wiltshire Times

First World War centenary: Invitation to Bradford war memorial rededication

Bradford on Avon Town Council has invited relatives of those named on the town's war memorial in Westbury Gardens to come to its rededication on Sunday, August 3, at 3pm.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Devizes teens aim to cycle the Alps

Pupils and staff from Downlands School in Devizes are taking part in a national bike challenge riding through the Alps.

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Wiltshire Times

Wiltshire Council claims grass cutting will be back in schedule

The council's contractor Balfour Beatty Living Places has pledged to keep on top of grass cutting in West Wiltshire.

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Blind date led to 69 happy years together for Pewsey couple

LOVE, sharing and a family is the key to a successful marriage according to Ted and Marian Giddings who celebrated their blue sapphire wedding anniversary yesterday.

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