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58 min ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Families have fun at Calne Barnardo's Sure Start centre

A fun day to raise awareness of the emergency services at Barnardo's Sure Start Children's Centre in Calne attracted more than 150 families last Thursday.

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58 min ago | This is Wiltshire

Chippenham student's arresting portrait at Corsham

The 18-year-old, who studies at Chippenham's Sheldon School and lives in Trowbridge, has had his work exhibited at Corsham's Pound Arts Centre, after winning its Young Open contest.

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58 min ago | Wiltshire Times

Less distance but still in the same spirit for Melksham pupils

Ben Phillips, Abbie Craig, Jamie Phillips, Niamh and Phoebe Sayer are walking in aid of the air ambulance and WWF Wallking to Cornwall was a step too far for five Bowerhill Primary School pupils, who are now planning a five-mile sponsored hike for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

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1 hr ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Police plea over missing Chippenham father and son

Geoffrey Tomlinson, 41, and his nine-year-old son Jack Tomlinson were last seen at their home in Hardens Mead yesterday morning.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Hundreds pack church to bid farewell to Italian matriarch

HUNDREDS of family and friends paid an emotional farewell to Swindon matriarch Maria Vitale at her funeral, which took place at Holy Rood Catholic Church yesterday.

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Swindon Advertiser

Building up student experience early on

Work started earlier this year on a new bricklaying and construction centre at the college which is hoped will help it to provide workers to meet the growing local demand.

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Swindon Advertiser

Going great guns for family fun day

FORMER soldier Mike Buss has big plans for this year's Swindon Armed Forces Day and hopes thousands of people will support it.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Police warn Devizes shopkeepers as thieves grab cash from tills of charity shop and hair salon

Police warn Devizes shopkeepers as thieves grab cash from tills of charity shop and hair salon Devizes police are warning shop workers to be vigilant after cash was stolen from the tills of two businesses when they were briefly unattended Devizes police are warning shop workers to be vigilant after cash was stolen from the tills of two businesses ... (more)

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Devizes to Westminster race start organiser Keith Bennett

More than 600 people will take on one of the world's most gruelling sporting challenges when they set off on the 125-mile Easter route of the Devizes to Westminster canoe race.

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The Independent

Conservative mayor, who sparked outrage by describing disabled people as 'mongols', resigns

Mr Martin, who had previous apologised, was the subject of complaints from two Labour councillors after making the comments during a meeting last year Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

a Man who stripped naked in a Malmesbury charity shop could be a serial offender.

Wiltshire Police issued an e-fit image of the streaker today as it emerged that there had been similar incidents in other parts of the country.

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Chippenham woman who lived through both world wars celebrates centenary

A Chippenham woman who has lived through two world wars celebrated a century of birthdays with 45 friends and family members.

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Regent Circus on schedule for autumn

A LEISURE complex in the heart of Swindon is now taking shape ahead of a grand opening later this year.

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Bus firm forced to increase its fares

Single fares will go up by 10p to A 1.40 for one zone and A 2 for two zones and an adult Dayrider will increase by 10p to A 3.70.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Wiltshire Times

Melksham man facing sentence for assaulting ex-girlfriend and her mother

Porter, 28, of Berryfield Park, went to the home of Savannah Holtom-Pearce and Amy Holtam, in St Andrew's Road, on November 29 last year.

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Swindon Advertiser

Pub disappointed at 'tube station' map oversight

THE CHURCHILL pub in Royal Wootton Bassett is disappointed at being left out of a 'tube station' map of watering holes.

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Wiltshire Times

Chippenham woman in cash scam of 91-year-old woman

A Chippenham woman who tried to cash a cheque for some rogue traders who had fleeced a 91-year-old woman has walked free from court A Chippenham woman who tried to cash a cheque for some rogue traders who had fleeced a 91-year-old woman has walked free from court.

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Salisbury Journal

New play park opened in Semley

The village's new facility was officially opened by Cllr Bridge Wayman who was assisted in cutting the ribbon by Elsa Kennett, nine, and Cameron Binns, seven, who won the Design a Playpark competition run to ask local youngsters for their ideas on how the park should look.

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Minister impressed by Wiltshire's A 70m campus project

Oliver Letwin, minister for government policy, Wiltshire Council leader Jane Scott and Michelle Donelan, prospective Parliamentary Conservative for Chippenham, take a look at campus plans at County Hall, Trowbridge Wiltshire Council's A 70 million campus project is at the forefront of the government's plans for a Big Society, according to a leading ... (more)

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Police warn after spate of thefts from Devizes sheds

Devizes police are warning householders to upgrade the security on their garden sheds and other outbuildings after a spate of non-dwelling burglaries in the area.

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