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9 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

School's Victorian anniversary

Staff and pupils at St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School in Devizes celebrated the school's 150th anniversary and their patron saint's day by dressing up in Victorian costume.

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11 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Devizes Easter appeal is an eggs-traordinary hit

Charlotte Stacey, funeral arranger at John Stuart, and funeral director Paul McDonald with the donated Easter eggs BY DIANE VOSE AN appeal to spread some Easter cheer to worthy causes has led to more than 180 Easter Eggs being donated in Devizes.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Devizes carnival in appeal for more volunteers

More costume making workshops and a new website offering advertising opportunities, were among the highlights at the launch of this year's Devizes Carnival events.

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Wiltshire Times

Man found dead in Devizes canal is named

The man was found by a member of the public in the water close to The Wharf shortly before 6.45am yesterday morning, delaying the start of the annual Devizes to Westminster canoe race.

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Wiltshire Times

Police appeal for witnesses after body found in canal at Devizes

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after the body of a 44-year-old man was discovered in the Kennet and Avon canal in Devizes this morning.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Turnaround in Devizes pub's fortunes with new boss

From left, Charlotte Goddard, Monty Hadrill and Grant Angell behind the pumps at The Bell By The Green By PAUL MORRIS The new man in charge of The Bell by the Green is keeping his fingers crossed for warm weather this Easter to make the most of a revamp of the pub's garden.

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Swindon Advertiser

Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

AN investigation is underway after the body of a male was discovered in the Kennet and Avon canal in Devizes this morning.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Seven years of pure dedication

WHEN Bob Lloyd started researching the 55 names inscribed on Purton 's war memorial he had no idea it would lead to a seven-year project documenting the village's Great War history.

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Inquiry ends with a note of caution

Opponents of Mactaggart and Mickel's proposed 350-home development on the outskirts of Devizes say it should not go ahead as it will increase traffic congestion and air pollution.

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Coffee fans' double shot in Devizes

Market Place Costa staff with Devizes mayor Pete Smith and manager Matt Coulthard, right of the mayor By VICKY SCIPIO Costa franchisee Premier Coffee, based in Southamp-ton, opened its second town shop in the former Polly Tea Rooms - on the corner of the Market Place and Snuff Street - on Saturday.

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Devizes goes bananas for Fairtrade

DEVIZES built on its reputation as one of the first Fairtrade towns in Wiltshire with a produce fair at the Corn Exchange on Saturday.

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Rowde farmer will increase educational visits once barn refurbished

Mr Butler, of Rowdefield Farm in Consciences Lane, has been hosting educational visits since 2005 and arranges about 40 a year.

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Case of Poppy Appeal collection box theft from Devizes' Bear Hotel fails

A man alleged to have stolen a Poppy Appeal collection box from the Bear Hotel in Devizes during Remembrance Week last year has had the case against him dropped after he failed to turn up for his trial.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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13 jobs to be created when new Screwfix store opens in Devizes

Screwfix is opening its 338th store in the UK at 10 and 11 Devizes Trade Centre on the estate next Thursday, April 24, part of the its expansion plans.

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Pitches at market for business ideas

Budding entrepreneurs are being offered the chance to test out their business ideas with a free pitch at council-run markets next month.

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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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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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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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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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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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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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Every town must have more homes than expected, as part of Wiltshire Core Strategy

Wiltshire Council says every town will have to find room for more houses than they expected under changes to the county Core Strategy revealed today.

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