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  1. FOOTBALL: Mixed results in Purton's busy pre-season scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    PURTON began their pre-season schedule on July 12 with a 3-1 win at a resurrected Cricklade Town who will play in the Wilts Premier League this season, writes Alan Eastwood. Manager Justin Miller fielded a different team in each half and the goals came from Ritchie Saunders, Jamie Sheppard and Jerome Dodson in a competitive game.

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  2. Chippenham Town: Will's the way for ChippenhamRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Wiltshire Times

    The 24-year-old Welshman, who has already featured for Mark Collier's side during pre-season, previously played for the Bluebirds' Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division rivals Redditch United and was named in last season's team of the year after helping the Worcestershire side to second in the table. Meanwhile, with their friendly clash with Calne Town cancelled due to the Lilywhites being unable to raise a side, the Bluebirds played in a hastily-arranged friendly against feeder club Chippenham Park on Saturday morning.

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  3. Wonder no more about the Pokemon Go crazeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

    THE world has gone Pokemon crazy, and Swindon is no exception. Its buildings and public spaces seem to have been invaded by the digital monsters and their diligent hunters.

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  4. Prom Pictures: Tetbury's Sir William Romney's year 11 pupils have a ballRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    In the July 21 edition of the Standard, we published an eight-page supplement with pictures of all the fun from this year's leavers' celebrations. We have pictures from the proms at Cotswold School, Deer Park, Farmor's, Kingshill, Malmesbury, Sir William Romney, Rendcomb and Westonbirt.

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  5. BOWLS: Katy and Charlotte make singles progressRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    KATY Smith and Charlotte Daniell, both from the Royal Wootton Bassett club, together with Purton 's Alison Fail, have all qualified for the ladies county national singles quarter-finals due to be played at Devizes today . The trio, plus Viv Baskerville , all came successfully through the national singles third round ties in the northern section on Monday night to book their last eight places.

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  6. ATHLETICS: Harrier Harriet retains her continental title in PortugalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    Still only 10 years old, Harriet successfully retained her age group title at the European Biathle Championships in Setabul, Portugal. She beat a strong field of 19 athletes, comprising her GB team-mates, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish and girls from Belarus, to keep hold of the age group title she won 12 months ago in Turkey.

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  7. BOWLS: Bassett dominate county semi finals at DevizesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    THE Wiltshire men's semi-finals in the main six national championship events - singles, pairs, triples, fours, two wood and junior singles - held at Devizes were dominated by players from three local clubs. Sunday's semis produced 12 finalists, Royal Wootton Bassett leading the way with five of the finalists, while Westlecot booked two places and Purton one.

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  8. Football team reuniting after 24 years for little DanielRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

    LITTLE Daniel Fagan, who died from Leukaemia earlier this year, will be at the forefront of everyone's minds as they take to the pitch for a charity football game. Today, players will be travelling from as far as the USA to net some goals and remember the five-year-old, who attended Trees Nursery in Old Town .

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  9. Wiltshire makers celebrated in ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

    THE finest foods and products that Wiltshire has to offer were on show in Parliament as MPs got the chance to sample the wide range of items manufactured in the area. Organised by Chippenham MP Michelle Donelan, the event welcomed a range of companies including Bradford on Avon's award winning Eat Square Pies, Corsham based artisan chocolatiers Lick the Spoon and Melksham's cream and cheese producers Coombe Castle Dairies.

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  10. Alcoholic, 42, who attacked three people and 7 others before the courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Wiltshire

    PLEADING guilty to assaulting three people and sending an offensive message, a man has been ordered to tackle his alcohol addiction with the help of the probation service. Neil Silk, of The Croft, Broad Hinton, pleaded guilty to the four offences when he came before magistrates sitting in Swindon.

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  11. ATHLETICS: Gale sets new PB in World Championship finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Wiltshire

    TROWBRIDGE'S Tom Gale set a new personal best in the final of the men's high jump at the World Junior Championships in Poland this evening. Gale, 17, scaled 2.16m - just a centimetre shy of his personal best - to finish second in his qualifying group in Bydgoszcz last night and get into a 13-strong final competition.

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  12. Former mayor hands out cash to Devizes groupsRead the original story

    Yesterday | This is Wiltshire

    FORMER Devizes Mayor Roger Giraud-Saunders has given a boost to three organisations that all make a difference to the community with the proceeds of fundraising events from his year in the top civic job. Mr Giraud-Saunders, who was mayor from May 2015 until May this year held a formal presentation ceremony at Devizes Town Hall on Thursday to present A 1,000 to each of his chosen charities.

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  13. Awards for Wiltshire Police CadetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Swindon Advertiser

    WILTSHIRE Police has rewarded its Volunteer Police Cadets at an awards ceremony attended by 85 cadets. New cadets from Swindon, Chippenham and Trowbridge were attested.

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  14. Monster of a mix-up after Pokemon joke backfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Swindon Advertiser

    A GROUP of friends who got lost in Box mines last Thursday were astonished to discover that a jokey conversation with a fireman about looking for virtual Pokemon had made national news headlines. Despite only heading down the mines in Hawthorn, near Corsham, to look at the cave, national media outlets including the BBC, The Guardian and The Telegraph were all reporting that friends Tom Pascoe, Sam Pascoe, Tom Oswin and Garron Gumm got lost playing Pokemon Go.

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  15. Mela making welcome return to Old TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Swindon Advertiser

    THE annual Swindon Mela is set to return this year as the popular South Asian festival takes Old Town by storm. Town Gardens will host the thrilling event, which is a celebration of South Asian music, culture and food on Saturday, August 13. Jaz Bhui, chairman of Swindon Mela, said: "The planning process over the past year has been very challenging with many small and large issues that have had to be faced.

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  16. Court descends into chaos as mother screams at magistratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Swindon Advertiser

    A COURTROOM witnessed emotional scenes today when a desperate mother shouted and screamed as her son was sent to prison for stealing booze from a supermarket. Louise Loveridge begged magistrates to change their mind after sentencing son Jamie, 20, of Dumbarton Terrace, to eight weeks behind bars for walking out of Marks & Spencer with a bottle of whisky stuffed inside his jacket.

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  17. Concerns raised about plans to build 231 homes in MalmesburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    Cllr Roger Budgen, of Malmesbury Town Council, at the Filands development, a greenfield site on which Bloor Homes is already building 180 homes Planning permission has been submitted by Persimmon Homes for a proposed 31 acre site situated at Backbridge Farm in Malmesbury, which is currently agricultural fields backing onto the Dyson factory car park. Malmesbury Town Councillor and chair of planning and environment committee, Cllr Roger Budgen, has aired concerns over whether the town's infrastructure can cope with the increase.

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  18. Chippenham community group puts auction art on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Wiltshire

    This weekend the art goes on show at the Shoebox Theatre in Swindon. It includes a large scale painting by Harriet Whyatt, depicting the destruction and despair in Syria, which is also the cover for the CD single Cosmic Shower, released by former Spice girl Melanie C last month for the dame appeal.

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  19. Hardenhuish School headteacher retires after 27 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Wiltshire

    The 61-year-old had been headteacher since 2010 but joined the school in 1989 as head of science after working at two schools in London and one in both Bath and Bristol. "I never thought about being a teacher until after I graduated from Imperial College London in physics," said Mrs Hatherell.

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  20. Man gets suspended sentence for assaulting police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Wiltshire

    A MELKSHAM man who punched a man in the face before assaulting three police officers has been handed a four-month suspended prison sentence. John Triggs, of Queensway, pleaded guilty to assaulting the man he knew, spitting at one police officer in the face and biting the other two on their arms, making one bleed and need hospital treatment at the RUH.

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