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17 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

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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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Wiltshire Times

Day of action: West Wiltshire schools

Warminster, Westbury and Melksham Oak schools will not be affected by strike action by NUT members tomorrow.

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This is Wiltshire

ATHLETICS: Greene back with a win

Greene, who lives near Melksham, was returning to action for his first race in just under a year after injury problems and finished in 49.89 seconds in Budapest.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Swindon police advice after two girls fall foul of internet

A serial criminal who was caught with three stolen bikes has been spared jail by a judge, despite his "terrible track record".

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Farmer and Melksham scrap metal boss convicted of dumping waste

Richard Bourne, Lee Hazel, and his company Melksham Metal Recycling, were all found guilty by a jury at Swindon Crown Court last week.

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Police appeal after woman dies in Silbury Hill accident

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses to an accident yesterday near Avebury in which a woman from the Melksham area died.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

A jury has been told that a Wiltshire pensioner tried to rape a young girl after repeatedly sexually abusing her.

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Wiltshire man, 67, denies repeatedly trying to rape girl of under 16

A jury has been told that a Wiltshire pensioner tried to rape a young girl after repeatedly sexually abusing her.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Trio jailed for fraud to tune of 800,000

Police are warning of the dangers of copper pipe thefts after two raids in Melksham on Saturday night led to gas leaks.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Wiltshire Times

Open letter to Wiltshire Council: Laura Mayes replies

Thank you for your letter of 27 June regarding the youth services review, and the future of the Broughton Gifford and Holt Youth Project.

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Wiltshire Times

Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

He replaced outgoing president Steve Petty at a ceremony last Tuesday, and is already looking forward to a busy two-year term.

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Demand sees Bradford on Avon leg club move home

The Bradford on Avon Leg Club, set up in February, is so successful that it has had to move home for more space.

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Wiltshire Times

Barmaid punched in stomach by man at Melksham pub

A barmaid at the West End Inn, Melksham, was punched in the stomach by a man after he refused to leave when asked to last Friday A barmaid at the West End Inn, Melksham, was punched in the stomach by a man after he refused to leave when asked to last Friday just after 11.40pm.

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Duncan Hames, MP for Chippenham - Moving around our county quickly is vital for economy

For us to have a stronger economy and thriving local communities, it's vital that, in a large rural county like Wiltshire, people can get about quickly for both work and leisure.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Jailed: Man who stole Wiltshire Air Ambulance collection box

A charity box thief who stole from pubs, bookies and a doctors' surgery has been jailed to protect the public.

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Wiltshire Times

Melksham child rapist told he faces long jail sentence

A Melksham man who raped two young girls has been remanded in custody and told he faces a long jail sentence A Melksham man who raped two young girls has been remanded in custody by a judge and told he faces a long jail sentence.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

MP steps up fight for rail line

The line carries eight trains a day in both directions from Swindon to Westbury, stopping at Dilton Marsh, Trowbridge, Melksham and Chippenham.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Push to develop dementia friendly communities across the county

Before I Forget is a countywide campaign run by Wiltshire Council and aims to ensure that dementia suffers, their carers and family have access to the right care and support.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Battle looms over Melksham homes

Melksham Without Parish Council has voted to oppose plans to build a new estate on land north of Bowerhill, following a heated public meeting.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Keep current trains and ticket office, says Wiltshire MP

Chippenham MP Duncan Hames has restated his support for the TransWilts rail line, as the newly-expanded service faces potential service cuts.

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