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4 min ago | This is Wiltshire

GCSE results: Hardenhuish School, Chippenham

At Hardenhuish School, Chippenham, 75 per cent of pupils had at least five A*-C grades with 69 per cent per cent of pupils achieving at least five A*-C grades including English and maths.

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4 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Neighbours' sleepless nights over unofficial Waitrose car park could be over

RESIDENTS who complained about staff at the new Waitrose store in Malmesbury using an illegal car park on farmland behind their homes are hoping their nights of disturbed sleep are over.

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8 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Bromham adventurer rides bamboo bike to Burma

Adventurer Fred Dodson has set off on a bicycle made from bamboo and hopes to reach Burma in an unusual charity fundraiser.

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11 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Wounding trial: Man found guilty of Devizes knife attack

A man who stabbed a former bouncer outside a town centre pub has been told to expect a jail term.

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15 hrs ago | Newsday

Men guilty of killing dog by hanging

Two men killed a dog by hanging it from a rope at a house in Wiltshire because its owner did not want to pay to have it put down, a court has heard.

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17 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

GCSE results: St Laurence School, Bradford on Avon

St Laurence School headteacher Fergus Stewart said: "This is a superb set of results, showing a huge increase and a clear trend of improvement over three years.

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20 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Hundreds petition to end Devizes seagull menace

A petition signed by hundreds of people upset by the noise and mess caused by an ever increasing number of seagulls is to be presented to councillors on September 29. The online petition started by Coun Laura Mayes, who represents Roundway on Wiltshire Council, will go to the Devizes Area Board when it meets at the Sports Club in London Road at ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Swindon Business News

Swindon's Regent Circus sold for A 40.5m to the owners of The Parade shopping centre

Swindon's yet-to-open Regent Circus leisure and retail development has been sold for 40.5m nearly 8m more than the price it was on the market for.

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Swindon Advertiser

Brian made the nudes big-time

Brian Hamley with some of the nude and semi-nude artwork at the Wyvern Theatre in 1975 that so outraged some members of the theatre's club who unsuccessfully demanded their removal "ON this day in 1957," the Advertiser dutifully reported a couple of Saturdays ago, "Brian F Hamley of Southampton Street, Swindon caught an 8lb 4oz bronze bream in ... (more)

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This is Wiltshire

A sad farewell to much-loved Anne

THE Arkell family has paid tribute to Anne Arkell, the mother of chairman James and the wife of former chairman Peter, after she died earlier this month.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Wiltshire police invite you to keep in touch

A NEW initiative aimed at tackling crime and anti-social behaviour while also keeping the public abreast of police matters in their area was launched in Malmesbury and Pewsey this week.

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Wiltshire Times

Man on bail for drunken hammer attack jailed after taxi incident

A thug who knocked a man unconscious after following him in a taxi from Chippenham to Melksham while on bail for a hammer attack has been jailed A thug who knocked a man unconscious after following him in a taxi from Chippenham to Melksham has been jailed for 14 months.

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Wiltshire Times

There's no mistaking it's Bradford on Avon now

Visitors travelling to Bradford on Avon by train will get a clear welcome to the town after a new 3-D sign on the station's bank was unveiled by the mayor on Monday.

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This is Wiltshire

Wounding trial: Former Devizes bouncer denies knife was his

A former bouncer who says he was stabbed outside a Devizes pub told a jury how he saw Lee Turner, 26, reach for his back pocket as they fought in the street.

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Woman's plea after Regent Circus accident

CHANGES need to be made to the pedestrian crossings in Regent Circus before someone is seriously injured, according to a woman who was knocked down by a car there yesterday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Corsham teenager aces A-levels in spite of dad's death the day before final exam

The mother of Corsham School A-level pupil Emma Simonsen has spoken of her pride in her daughter after she gained top results despite the death of her father the day before her last exam.

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This is Wiltshire

Calne nursery to stay shut for weeks as police investigation continues

Ofsted has suspended the nursery's registration which means for the period of suspension it is an offence for Little Angels, in Curzon Street, to provide childcare.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Devizes MP under pressure to defend soaring train fares

Devizes MP Claire Perry was under pressure this week in her role as transport minister to defend soaring train fares.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Malmesbury neighbourhood plan to undergo public examination

John Mattocks wants more clarification on several elements of the plan which has been produced by a steering group of volunteers and councillors from Malmesbury, St Paul Without and Brokenborough.

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Salisbury Journal

Nato summit 'unchartered territory'

The officer in charge of one of the largest security operations in British history at the forthcoming Nato summit in Wales has said the high-profile event is "completely unchartered territory" for UK policing.

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