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52 min ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Wiltshire army veteran rides out to say thanks

Army veteran Steve Stone has organised a 70-mile motorbike ride to mark 70 years since Operation Market Garden to raise money for a forces charity that helped him through hard times.

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52 min ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

First food festival at National Trust manor is sellout success

Marie Escott, Rachael Fry and Ann Wilenian from Lowden Nursery with green grocery, Jan Steele from Truffleicious, Robert Floyd of Great Chalfield Manor, Paul Stewart from Megs Cottage with his award-winning fudge, and William Brown with his sausages Hundreds flocked to Great Chalfield Manor near Melksham on Saturday for its inaugural Food Fest, ... (more)

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2 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

I'm so lucky, says dad in Devizes pub knifing attack

Knife attack victim Tony Walker has spoken of the night when he was stabbed after stepping in to help a woman who was pushed to the ground outside a Devizes pub.

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5 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Violins are clue to Devizes arsons

Police have made an appeal to find the owner of two violins to help solve a string of bizarre burglaries and arsons that culminated in an escape on a canal boat.

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6 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

School ready for split sites

HEADTEACHER Tony McAteer is confident he and Clifton Diocese will manage the "difficult situation" when Holy Cross Primary School opens across two sites in September 2015.

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8 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Flooding at Bruce Street Bridges, which will hopefully be alleviated by the roadworks

WORK is set to start next month on a major multi-million pound project to upgrade one of the town's main junctions.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Care home will be named after British hero

A new care home near Devizes will be named after a veteran of both world wars whose bravery is awe-inspiring.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

NHS trust 'listens' to views about services from Marlborough to Warminster

There is a chance to give their views on community healthcare services run by Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust from Marlborough to Warminster.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Police appeal after mementos stolen and damaged at Devizes Cemetery

Two concrete books, one saying 'To a special mum' with a verse, and one saying 'To a special friend' with a verse were stolen and a stone angel was smashed and left at the grave.

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Swindon Advertiser

Weather acts as big dampener on games

WET weather is playing havoc with the attempts of Swindon Council and sports charity StreetGames to create a Commonwealth Games legacy in the town.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Woman, 44, conditionally discharged for Devizes assault

Joanne Purnell, 44, of Davies Drive, Devizes, was conditionally discharged for 12 months after admitting she assaulted a man in the town Joanne Purnell, 44, of Davies Drive, Devizes, was conditionally discharged for 12 months after admitting she assaulted a man in the town on July 24. We want you to enjoy your visit to our website.

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Wiltshire brewery creates tasty beer for Tour of Britain visit

A beer has been specially created by Box Steam Brewery to celebrate the first time that the Tour of Britain will pass near the brewery.

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Swindon Advertiser

Lot of laughs await you all

SWINDON: Chuckles Comedy Club opens its doors to Mandy Knight, Simon Clayton and Alistair Barrie from 7pm tomorrow at MECA, Regent Circus.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Canal trust's cruiser lifted from water for a holiday

Dragonfly has carried visitors along the trust's restored section of the historic canal since being officially named by the Duchess of Cornwall in 2010.

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The Independent

On the road to nowhere: A Routemaster trip to remember

For one day only, a full bus service replete with 10 London Routemasters is laid on to an abandoned village in the middle of the Salisbury Plain Sir Peter Hendy is wrestling with the wheel of a London bus as it chugs along remote winding lanes more than 100 miles west of the capital, a flash of red against grey and green.

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Wiltshire Times

Duncan Hames, MP for Bradford and Melksham - Mental health issues hit worst-off

Work to extend the dual carriageway on the A350 north of Chippenham from Jackson's Lane to the Badger roundabout is now well underway.

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Wiltshire Times

Trowbridge charity showing their gratitude

Trowbridge children's charity Stepping Stones has special events next week to thank the supporters of the Wiltshire Times' Give Us a Chance campaign who helped raise more than A 10,000.

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Victims and volunteers are Wiltshire Police and Crime Commissioner's priority

The needs of victims and the vital role volunteers can play in tackling crime and anti-social behaviour are highlighted in a series of updates to the Police and Crime Commissioner's strategy published today.

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Crowds show bulldog spirit in downpours at Devizes International Street Festival

Strong woman Betty gives Matt Goddard and Brandon Wellard a twirl at Devizes International Street Festival.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Last chance to see former Devizes Catholic convent school

The last opportunity to look around a former Catholic convent school in Devizes will be available on Heritage Open Day on Saturday, September 13. The former school is now the offices of charity Community First but the premises, Wyndhams, is due to be sold at auction on September 11. Campaigns manager Philippa Morgan said: "Wyndhams will provide a ... (more)

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