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12 min ago | Wiltshire Times

Heart-ening occasion for Trowbridge prom star

Trowbridge teenager Kelsey James had more reason than most to celebrate at her Year 11 school prom, having had a heart transplant when she was 14 months old.

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4 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Bradford on Avon team trek across Tanzania to help Women v Cancer

A Bradford on Avon fundraising team started pedalling their way towards raising A 9,000 for a woman's cancer challenge at Sainsbury's this weekend.

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7 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

A 282k to plug Wiltshire flood damage

Owen Paterson, MP Secretary of State for environment, food and rural affairs during his visit with council leader Jane Scott and Jonathan Seed The Environment Agency has given A 282,000 to Wiltshire Council for emergency repairs at six places across after the county, after it battled against the elements over Christmas and the New Year.

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7 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Mysterious case of Malmesbury garden ornaments and features being damaged

Police are investigating an incident in which garden ornaments and features were moved and damaged at a house in Malmesbury town centre overnight on Sunday, June 29. And a petrol Actecmax strimmer and a four litre grey petrol can were stolen from an unsecure garden shed in Upper Minety between June 26 and 29.

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7 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Trowbridge Navy man at the double

The longest serving member of the Trowbridge and District White Ensign Association was taken by surprise when he was honoured by the group ahead of his 90th birthday.

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11 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Tribute to Melksham care worker in Silbury Hill tragedy

A tribute has been paid to popular care worker Harriet Gormley, 26, who died in an accident on the A4 near Silbury Hill on Monday.

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12 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

On-spot cop finds Calne culprit in headbutt

She was standing in front of the store, in The Pippin, with friends when she was attacked by a 16-year-old girl at about 7.50pm on June 29. She was able to give a good description of the girl to Calne PCSO Mark Cook, who told her to stay there while he searched the area.

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15 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Wiltshire fire crews help tackle major Gloucestershire blaze

Fire crews from Chippenham and Malmesbury went over the border into Gloucestershire last night to assist with a major blaze in Stroud.

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17 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

St Laurence teachers join day of mass strike action

Teachers at Bradford on Avon's St Laurence School will join other public sector workers on a day of strike action today, with the school closed to years 9 and 10. Lessons will continue as normal for all other students, but the two year groups have been advised to stay away for the day.

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22 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Education recruitment drive aimed at graduates

NEW College is supporting a drive to attract high-achieving graduates to teaching - as almost half of 16-year-olds fail their English and maths GCSEs .

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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All aircraft great and small take to the skies for air tattoo

ORGANISERS of the Royal International Air Tattoo are urging spectators to leave plenty of time for their journey to the airfield this weekend.

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Swindon Advertiser

Matt's halfway through charity challenge

MATT Cordas is delighted to be over halfway through a fundraising feat which will see him run around 6km everyday this year.

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Please don't waste it

A LOCAL heritage group has criticised plans to convert a historic building into flats, saying not enough thought has been given to alternative options.

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Five men jailed following undercover police operation

Ares Agnelli, 26, of Graham Street, Rahim Moussa, 24, of Gooch Street, Barkhad Jama, 29, of West Drayton, Middlesex, Valentino Aloba, 24, of Westcott Place and Gary Turner, 34, of Frobisher Drive, all pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

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Wiltshire Times

Man with 42k of cocaine and cannabis farm spared immediate jail term

A man caught with A 42,000 worth of cocaine and a cannabis farm in his garage has been given a suspended jail sentence A man caught with A 42,000 worth of cocaine and a cannabis farm in his garage has been given a suspended jail sentence.

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Day of action: Teachers, firefighters and council workers to protest at County Hall

Teachers, firefighters and council workers from across Wiltshire will meet at County Hall tomorrow as part of a coordinated day of strike action.

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Wallaby on walkabout wanders onto Wilcot towpath

Marlborough's missing wallaby was spotted at 7.30am today by Jane East, 46, while she was drinking coffee on the back deck of her canal boat.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Day of action: Chippenham schools

One Chippenham school will open as usual during the strike by members of the National Union of Teachers tomorrow with others being partly affected.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Devizes MP welcomes A 3m of Government funding for Armed Forces service leavers

Devizes MP Clair Perry has welcomed almost A 3m of Government funding to support higher education and local employment training for Armed Forces service leavers and others Devizes MP Claire Perry has welcomed this week's announcement of almost A 3m of Government funding to support higher education and local employment training for Armed Forces ... (more)

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Strikes will mean missed rubbish collections

THOUSANDS of homes in North Swindon could miss out on having their rubbish collected for almost a month as binmen take strike action tomorrow over low pay.

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