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22 min ago | This is Wiltshire

Calne blooms are a cut above

South West in Bloom judges took a tour of Calne on Tuesday to admire the work of town council groundsmen and community groups.

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4 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Activities halted at damaged skate site

Wiltshire Police are investigating the incident, which has seen a ramp's metal plate pried upwards, making it unsafe for skaters.

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6 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Arson fears after Calne waste site blazes

Firefighters from Calne and Chippenham were called to the first fire at Calne Aggregates, Abberd Lane, at 9.01pm on Wednesday.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Work to start on new Devizes skate park

Mayor Sarah Bridewell with Scott Bridewell, Jack Morris, Owen Bridewell and Jamie Edwards at the site of the new skate park.

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Morris tops Calne motor show

The museum, in Stockley Lane, Calne, is expecting a variety of vehicles, from collectors' cars to commercial vehicles, tractors and bikes.

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Goodbye Devizes, say Country Butchers

Customers of a butcher's shop in Devizes, which unexpectedly closed last week, have taken to social media to express their dismay.

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Even more of A350 at Chippenham to become dual carriageway

Dual carriageway work under way on the A350 into Chippenham. Now it will stretch right round to the McDonald's roundabout A A 129 million cash boost for more dual carriageway on the A350 around Chippenham and 400 more parking spaces at the railway station has been welcomed.

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Wiltshire Times

Core findings to be heard for Bradford on Avon

A report on the outcomes of consultation on the proposed Restricted Parking Zone in the Historic Core Zone is on the agenda for Wednesday's Bradford on Avon Area Board meeting.

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Government bungled, judges rule, as Gleeson wins court fight to build180 Malmesbury homes

Gleeson Developments, who received planning permission in error from a planning inspector for a 180-home development at Malmesbury, have won a remarkable fight to keep it at London's Court of Appeal.

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Fire service deals with 13 incidents during FBU strike

Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service dealt with 13 incidents during a nine-hour strike by members of the Fire Brigades' Union between 10am and 7pm yesterday.

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Workers rally round for big day of action

FIREFIGHTERS, teachers and local government workers took to the streets in a day of industrial action designed to send a message to the government.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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