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3 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Wiltshire Police appeal over 'dangerously pure' heroin

Wiltshire Police have tweeted that there are reports of heroin of a dangerous level of purity being sold in the Chippenham area.

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7 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Bestival date for Pan's People star Dee Dee

TROWBRIDGE Pan's People star Dee Dee Wilde is looking forward to her first appearance at major UK festival Bestival next week, where she will be hosting a dancing extravaganza.

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10 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Little Chafield solar farm plan angers villagers

Opponents of plans for a 25 hectare solar farm at Little Chalfield hope to convince councillors to throw the scheme out Opponents of plans for a 25 hectare solar farm at Little Chalfield hope to convince councillors to throw the scheme out next week.

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14 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Motorists fume over parking penalties despite faulty Trowbridge machines

Parking control at St Stephen's Place Leisure Park in Trowbridge has come under fire again from angry motorists, after several visitors received tickets despite both of the machines being out of order.

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14 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Warden spared jail after theft from dementia victim

A WARDEN at sheltered accommodation who plundered thousands from the bank account of an elderly widower, who has since died, walked free from court.

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14 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Trowbridge councillor's fears over Studley Green Youth Club

Trowbridge and Wiltshire councillor Jeff Osborn he is concerned about the future of Studley Green Youth Club, after equipment was removed from the Studley Green Community Centre.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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Applause as planners object to homes bid on former Studley nursery

Villagers in Studley are celebrating after Wiltshire Council's North Area Planning Committee voted to object to a planning application for 28 houses.

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Double celebration at Bradford on Avon's Farmers' and Artisan Market

Sunday is a double celebration at Bradford on Avon's Farmers' and Artisan Market as it celebrates its second birthday and winning a Gold Taste of the West Award SUNDAY is a double celebration at Bradford on Avon's Farmers' and Artisan Market as it celebrates its second birthday and winning a Gold Taste of the West Award.

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The lifelong dream that crash landed

Ten years in the making, Clive's unique silver Spitfire suddenly swerved out of control after what appeared to be a textbook landing and ended nose down at Wroughton airfield in 1984 ON a grey and cloudy Thursday afternoon 20 years ago a group of people are standing on the blustery downs above Swindon.

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Police search after gates are damaged in Devizes

The lower part of the gate on the left was damaged, including the recently restored roundel containing a dolphin emblem.

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Wiltshire Times

Vaults celebration in Bradford on Avon

The iron gates to The Vaults passage in Bradford on Avon will be officially opened by Made in Bradford tomorrow The iron gates to The Vaults passage in Bradford on Avon will be officially opened by Made in Bradford tomorrow.

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Swindon Advertiser

From happy feet to the yearly fete

PROSPECT Hospice has a wide range of fundraising events and initiatives to suit all kinds of tastes through the autumn months, starting with its annual garden fete in its grounds in Wroughton on September 6. The charity, which last year cared for and supported more than 5,700 people from across north Wiltshire, will open its gates to the public for ... (more)

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

a Driver has been charged following a fatal road traffic collision in Swindon.

The incident took place on May 25 on Thamesdown Drive, Swindon, when a Vauxhall Astra collided with a Nissan Almera close to the entrance of the Orbital Shopping Centre.

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Swindon Advertiser

a Driver has been charged following a fatal road traffic collision in Swindon.

A DRIVER has been charged following a fatal road traffic collision in Swindon. The incident took place on May 25 on Thamesdown Drive, when a Vauxhall Astra collided with a Nissan Almera close to the entrance of the Orbital Shopping Centre.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Devizes carnival judging will be en route

People taking part in Devizes Carnival procession on Saturday will have to impress professional arts workers to win a trophy.

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Wiltshire Times

1,000 sign petition to restore hour's free parking in Wiltshire Council car parks

The council removed an hour's free parking from county car parks in April 2011, leaving traders complaining about a downturn in footfall.

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Swindon Advertiser

Dave to hit the road as weight drops off

WHEN Dave Grainger first walked into Kiss Gym weighing 24 stone he never dreamed a year later he would take on the Swindon half marathon.

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Swindon Advertiser

the List: 10 things to do around Swindon this weekend

AS another weekend beckons we bring you the latest in our new regular weekly slot giving you 10 things to do in and around Swindon.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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Revamped store ready for battle

Pictured, left to right, are Andrew Bennett, Deputy Mayor, Linda Waldron, customer assistant dairy, Lesley Bayliss, community fundraiser and Paul Jones, communications manager GROWING competition in the supermarket sector across Swindon put the Tesco Extra superstore in Ocotal Way first in line for a programme of nationwide investment across the ... (more)

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Pensioner interviewed after illegal purchase of 200,000 volt stun gun and pepper spray

POLICE have seized a 200,000 volt stun gun and pepper spray bought over the internet by a Devizes pensioner.

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