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6 min ago | This is Wiltshire

Battle to slow cars takes step forward

A 20MPH speed limit zone, which villager Colin McEwen has been pushing for for decades, is finally on the verge of becoming a reality in the centre of South Marston .

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6 min ago | This is Wiltshire

Cycling is in store for staff at supermarket

STAFF members at Morrisons in Haydon Wick have been jumping on their bikes this weekend to raise money for charity.

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2 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Cannabis factory goes up in smoke

Shortly after 9am on Wednes-day, fire crews were dispatched to the property in Nindum Road to reports of smoke billowing out of an upstairs window.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Building bites the dust as plans progress

DEMOLITION of the former Zarlink site on Cheney Manor Industrial Estate began this week, as Clearwater Properties moves forward with its plans for 35 business units there.

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Devizes Canoe Club's plan for base could be approved

Devizes Canoe Club's application to create a base at Lower Wharf in the town is being recommended for approval.

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Funeral day for manager of Blackland Lake Campsite

The funeral of campsite manager Sam Walden, who died in a motorcycle accident in Belgium, is to be held at the West Wiltshire Crematorium, Semington, on Friday, August 29, at 3.15pm.

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Swindon Advertiser

the List: 10 things to do around Swindon this Bank Holiday weekend

WITH the last Bank Holiday weekend of the year almost upon us, we bring you a list of 10 things to do in and around Swindon.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Skatepark plan in jeopardy as TK Maxx pulls out of Chippenham scheme

Multi-million pound plans to redevelop the Bridge Centre in Chippenham have been dealt a serious blow with the decision by TK Maxx not to open there.

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Fears for youth after Chippenham workers axed

Chippenham is to lose all its youth workers but one when its youth development centre closes at the end of next month.

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Devizes Police appeal after Quakers Walk gate damaged

Police are appealing for witnesses after one of the listed ornate gates to the Quakers Walk footpath in Devizes were damaged between 4pm yesterday and 8am today.

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Swindon Advertiser

Driver arrested

NORTH SWINDON: Officers patrolling North Swindon caught a disqualified driver yesterday after they saw him drive his car through a red light in Thamesdown Drive.

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Brand manager celebrates first decade with Melksham Mitsubishi

James Austen joined CCR Mitsubishi, which owns the dealership in Western Way, in August 2004 when he was appointed as a sales executive.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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