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3 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Hatts Travel closure: Wiltshire Council 'aware firm had problems'

It has emerged that there were signs that Hatts Travel, which was founded in the 1920s, was struggling before it closed on Friday with the loss of 89 jobs.

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3 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Take extra care in the hot weather, warns Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service

Grass burns in Wales recently - Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service says extra care must be taken in the countryside to avoid similar scenes Firefighters have been called to numerous grass fires already this summer, including a field blaze near Chiseldon that was started by a discarded barbecue.

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5 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Police renew appeal for witnesses to A350 triple fatal crash at Semington

The incident took place shortly before 5.45am yesterday morning and involved a silver Volvo S80 travelling towards Westbury from the Melksham direction.

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5 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

VIDEO: Wiltshire's wandering wallaby filmed for first time

Ted Watts, of Marlborough, posted the video on the Wiltshire Wallaby Watch page of Facebook apparently showing Wanda on the move in a lane in the area.

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9 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Fragment of cloth from WW1 battle to play central part in commemoration

FRAGMENTS of a priest's robe found in the ruins of a French cathedral during the First World War will feature in a special service on North Wiltshire to mark the start of the conflict that cost the lives of a million British Empire servicemen.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Hundreds head to Lydiard Park for fundraiser

HUNDREDS flooded Lydiard Park this weekend after Ashley Waldron's brother inspired him to hold an event and raise awareness of a mentoring project for disaffected youngsters.

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Swindon Advertiser

Wakeskater makes waves by beating world record

The 20-year-old from Haydon Wick , who only discovered wakeskating five years ago, swiftly made a name for himself on the watersport scene scooping the UK champion title in 2011 and 2013 and placing second at the European Championships in 2013.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Parishes look at no cold calling zones

PARISH councils in the Malmesbury area are looking at protecting older and vulnerable residents by setting up no cold calling zones.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Villagers to call for better phone service

Called Rural Open Sure Signal and launched by mobile service provider Vodafone, trials of the new technology have been run in other rural areas of the UK, including Cranborne in Dorset.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Safety at the seaside for Lavington Pre-school

Robin Sillman, a volunteer from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution's Bradford on Avon branch, visited the pre-school, in West Lavington, to talk to the children.

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Communities in and around Corsham rally for children's areas

Corsham's Katherine Park Residents' Association spent three years designing and managing the construction of its new children's play area, which has already been drawing the crowds.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Victory for Corsham clutter campaign

Corsham High Street could soon see a reduction in signage after the town council agreed to work with protesters to clear street clutter.

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This is Wiltshire

Trowbridge Army cadets remember one of their own who died in 1954

A POIGNANT memorial service was held by Wiltshire Army Cadet Force at Trowbridge Cemetery on Tuesday to mark the 60th anniversary of a Trowbridge cadet's death.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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Marlborough children help eels to slip away

Eels raised by pupils in Marlborough were released into the River Kennet last week to mark the end of a two-month project.

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This is Wiltshire

Warminster holiday club crashes

DOZENS of people have had holidays cancelled after Colin Hornsey, who ran Unicorn Holidays and Tours Ltd, Warminster, called in a debt management company.

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This is Wiltshire

All aboard for free rides in west Wiltshire

Passenger Doreen Gordon with Cllr Horace Prickett and Shay Parsons of Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon promoting the free bus service around the town COMMUTERS in west Wiltshire have been urged to get on board the region's buses, as a fortnight of free travel is introduced.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

The sprit of Olympics will live on in Malmesbury area

Participation, Health, Exercise and Wellbeing - aims to tap into the energy and fun of the 2012 Games by giving people a chance to have a go at something new.

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Swindon Advertiser

95k pay-out for rail worker

A SWINDON family has received A 95,000 in compensation from British Rail following the death of a former labourer who was exposed to asbestos more than 50 years ago.

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Swindon Advertiser

Row has broken out over care home bid

A DISPUTE has erupted over a proposed care home for autistic adults in a residential area of Liden with residents reacting strongly to the plans.

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This is Wiltshire

Alliance launches new petition against Westbury bypass

Patrick Kinnersly, front righ, of White Horse Alliance with George McDonic, . The spokesman added: "Last year, when the council was claiming that the route had been saved from the local plan for West Wiltshire, the owners of the country park were forced to redesign an extension to the park's golf course to accommodate the bypass The plan for a ... (more)

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