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15 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Canal trust's cruiser lifted from water for a holiday

Dragonfly has carried visitors along the trust's restored section of the historic canal since being officially named by the Duchess of Cornwall in 2010.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Canal trust's cruiser lifted from water for a holiday

Dragonfly has carried visitors along the trust's restored section of the historic canal since being officially named by the Duchess of Cornwall in 2010.

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Wiltshire Times

Duncan Hames, MP for Bradford and Melksham - Mental health issues hit worst-off

Work to extend the dual carriageway on the A350 north of Chippenham from Jackson's Lane to the Badger roundabout is now well underway.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Historical tour turns up interesting facts about Melksham

Another warm evening saw a large group gathering outside Melksham's sizeable church for the second of our summer discovery walks, for a tour around the town's blue plaque trail as guests of the Melksham and District Historical Association.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Fears for youth after Chippenham workers axed

Chippenham is to lose all its youth workers but one when its youth development centre closes at the end of next month.

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Brand manager celebrates first decade with Melksham Mitsubishi

James Austen joined CCR Mitsubishi, which owns the dealership in Western Way, in August 2004 when he was appointed as a sales executive.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wiltshire Times

Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

A thug who knocked a man unconscious after following him in a taxi from Chippenham to Melksham while on bail for a hammer attack has been jailed A thug who knocked a man unconscious after following him in a taxi from Chippenham to Melksham has been jailed for 14 months.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Dan King scored for Bradford Town at Roman Glass St George last night

BRADFORD Town and Wootton Bassett Town will meet in the preliminary round of the FA Cup after both came through their extra preliminary round ties on Saturday.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Wiltshire Times

School for demolition

The George Ward School in Melksham could soon be set for demolition, after Wilt-shire Council formally applied for permission to knock down the former high school.

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Little Angels Nursery in Calne has been closed as police carry out an investigation.

Police are not saying what the investigation is about but have said that a 37-year-old woman was arrested yesterday.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

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Party to say goodbye to Melksham youth centre

Melksham people young and old who have enjoyed using the Canberra Youth Centre got together on friday for an event marking its closure.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Duncan Hames - Surprise guest sees how town centre is improving

Last Wednesday, I organised a meeting with the Local Enterprise Partnership, Network Rail, Wiltshire Council and local businesses to discuss how we can get some real benefit for Chippenham town centre from the Local Growth Deal announced by Liberal Democrat Business Secretary Vince Cable last month.

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RAIL travellers are facing chaos on the lines this Bank Holiday weekend.

First Great Western is encouraging customers travelling between Bristol Parkway and Swindon over the weekend to check journey times and routes prior to departure.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

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FOOTBALL: Opening day success for Melksham

MELKSHAM Town raced to the top of the Toolstation League Premier Division after a comprehensive victory at Bridport on the opening day of the season.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

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Where will Warminster son go?

Mum Joanne Gifford is in despair: her seven-year-old autistic son has been rejected by three primary schools and she is not sure what the future holds for him in September.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

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Trio jailed for fraud to tune of 800,000

Police in Melksham are hunting a marksman who has been shooting birds in the south of the town with an air rifle.

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Musical extravaganza in Chippenham in memory of dads

Two women who lost their fathers to the same lung disease are putting on a musical extravaganza in their memory in Chippenham this weekend.

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New fire strikes for Wiltshire

Firefighters in Wiltshire will walk out again in a string of strikes over Government plans to raise the retirement age and change pensions.

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Managing the expectations

Boss Perrin returned to the Conigre helm little more than a month into last season and took his side all the way from the bottom of the table to a seventh-placed finish in the Toolstation League Premier Division.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

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Duncan Hames, MP for Chippenham - Regional growth is vital to the continued recovery

With many home nation competitors basing their training nearby in Bath, it was wonderful to see a number of local athletes enjoy success at the Commonwealth Games: culminating in Hilperton's Danny Talbot bringing home the English 4x100 sprint relay to claim a silver medal.

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