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Thursday | This is Wiltshire

Adam Higgins toasts his Formula Ford 1600 title success

THE Castle Combe circuit's 2014 season gets under way on Easter Monday and, as last year, the opening meeting will be run in memory of the late Howard Strawford, the man who rescued the Wiltshire track from oblivion and who died last year.

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Thursday | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Body of man, 40, found by dog walker in Melksham

The body of a 40-year-old man was discovered by a dog walker in a field in Melksham last Thursday.

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Thursday | Wiltshire Times

The body of a 40-year-old man was discovered by a dog walker in a field in Melksham last Thursday.

Mark Spurrell, of Westlands Lane, Beanacre, was discovered shortly before 7pm on land behind Beanacre Road, by a woman walking her dog.

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Thursday | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

We'll appeal against refusal of 80-hectare Melksham solar farm, say developers

Members of different groups including Clean Energy Alliance at County Hall, Trowbridge, to support plans for a solar farm near Melksham The developers behind plans for a major solar farm near Melksham say they will appeal against Wiltshire Council's decision to reject planning permission.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Wiltshire Times

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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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Wiltshire Times

Melksham man facing sentence for assaulting ex-girlfriend and her mother

Porter, 28, of Berryfield Park, went to the home of Savannah Holtom-Pearce and Amy Holtam, in St Andrew's Road, on November 29 last year.

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Police are appealing for information following an attack on a 36-year-old man in Melksham.

His attacker is described as a white man, around 5'6" to 5'7" tall, of skinny build who was wearing a blue hooded top.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Police plea after man, 36, attacked in Melksham

His attacker is described as a white man, around 5'6" to 5'7" tall, of skinny build who was wearing a blue hooded top.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Funds provided to give counselling to ex-offenders

OFFENDERS in Wiltshire are to receive additional counselling, after a Melksham-based charity received a A 28,000 grant.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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Another solar farm planned for farmland around Broughton Gifford

More than 60 hectares of solar panels could be built on farmland surrounding Broughton Gifford, after plans were revealed for a third solar farm near the village.

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Stroke of luck for Melksham man

Amateur artist Richard Stephenson has plenty of reasons to paint the town red this week, after scooping a A 25,000 lottery win.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Wiltshire Times

Melksham vandals in car wrecking spree

Hundreds of pounds worth of damage was caused to cars parked on Ruskin Avenue, Ingram Road and Forester Park Road, Melksham, on Friday night.

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Police in search for Melksham pub attacker

A man in his 20s was involved in an assault at The West End Inn in Melksham last Friday night.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Trio jailed for fraud to tune of 800,000

Two men who are believed to be from Afghanistan have claimed asylum in the UK after they were discovered by police in Melksham.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

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Man, 66, faces trial on alleged 1980s sex offences in Whitley

A pensioner who is said to have sexually abused a girl in a village near Melksham in the early 1980s is to face trial A pensioner who is said to have sexually abused a girl in a village near Melksham in the early 1980s is to face trial.

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Wolf Hall filming starts in Lacock and Great Chalfield

Homeland star Damian Lewis will be coming to Wiltshire this week, when filming starts on the BBC adaptation of the award-winning Wolf Hall.

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Four fire crews have spent the night tackling a fire in a derelict building in Neston.

Four fire crews have spent the night tackling a fire in a derelict building in Neston.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

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The Princess Royal is shown packed cream by Coombe Castle chairman Glyn Woolley

The Princess Royal this morning met local people who, 40 years ago, rolled up their sleeves and helped restore the Caen Hill locks in Devizes.

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The Princess Royal is shown packed cream by Coombe Castle chairman Glyn Woolley

The Princess Royal met the cream of Melksham's business community today when she presented a local dairy exporter with its third royal award.

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'Remorseless' man who sexually abused girl is jailed for eight years

A man who repeatedly abused a young girl has been has been jailed for eight years after a jury saw through his 'disgraceful defence' A man who repeatedly abused a young girl has been has been jailed for eight years after a jury saw through his 'disgraceful defence'.

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