Bradford on Avon, England Newswire

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  1. Drinking Midnight Wine by Simon R. GreenRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2010 | SF Site

    Simon R. Green Simon R. Green was born in 1955 in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England. He obtained an M.A. in Modern English and American Literature from Leicester University and he also studied history and has a combined Humanities degree.

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  2. Everything turns out Grande in Rio for JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Swindon Advertiser

    Having been left feeling hollow after the chance to compete at a home Olympics four years ago was taken away from her, due to an untimely bout of glandular fever, the Swindon swimmer, who now lives in Bradford on Avon, was forced to put on a brave face and prepare for another four year cycle. Opting against turning her back on the sport, Carlin had to ease herself back into training, but she was dealt another blow when she came up just short of the medals at the World Championships in Barcelona a year later.

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  3. Jazz targets TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Swindon Advertiser

    HAVING completed a life-long ambition of making it onto the podium at an Olympic Games, few could blame Jazz Carlin for wanting to hang up her swimming goggles and calling it a day. However, retiring from the sport is the furthest thing from the 25-year-old's mind as she continues to come to grips with being a double Olympic silver medallist and Swindon's most successful Olympian.

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  4. GOLF: Wonderful Wiltshire retain national titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | This is Wiltshire

    WILTSHIRE successfully defended their title in the English Boys' County Championship, winning by just a half point from Yorkshire after a tense day at the Cumberwell Park near Bradford on Avon. Jake Bolton scored the winning point for Wiltshire after playing round in five-under par and closing out his game 3&2.

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  5. RIO 2016: Jazz Carlin among record-breaking GB squad on flight home from OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | This is Wiltshire

    SWINDON'S double Olympic silver medallist Jazz Carlin has touched down on home soil with the rest of Great Britain's triumphant squad. Gold medal winners Nicola Adams and Max Whitlock led Great Britain's record-breaking Olympians off the plane as stars of Rio 2016 arrived back at Heathrow this morning.

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  6. Winner's welcome ready for Bradford on Avon's Olympian Jazz CarlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Wiltshire Times

    DOUBLE silver medal-winning swimmer Jazz Carlin will receive a hero's welcome when she returns home to Bradford on Avon after her successes in the Olympic pool in Rio. The 25-year-old swimmer, who came second in the 400m and the 800m freestyle, flew back to the UK on Tuesday on British Airway's specially charted gold-nosed plane.

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  7. Fire crews solve green ooze mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Wiltshire Times

    A MYSTERY surrounding green slime which was seen leaking from a lorry travelling through Trowbridge on Saturday morning was solved by firefighters. It was tea tree daily body scrub.

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  8. Thrills and spills aplenty at Trowbridge's Soapbox Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Wiltshire Times

    A total of 16 adult riders and seven children braved the gloomy weather during the tenth soapbox grand prix as they hurtled down Castle Street in their homemade karts. The event, organised by the Trowbridge Carnival Committee headed by Maryrose Mantle from the town council, attracted entries from across the county and even further afield - something which she believes guarantees a morning of fun.

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  9. Pensioner pedals her way through second cycle challengeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | This is Wiltshire

    A PENSIONER from Bradford on Avon completed a 100-mile bike ride from Bristol to Birmingham on Saturday, August 6. Judith Hammond undertook the challenge in order to raise awareness of the UK's arms trade with Israel, and to raise money for a cycle project for children in Gaza. The 73-year-old, alongside 30 others, cycled 100 miles from Bristol to Birmingham in two days, before meeting up with other cycle groups from across the country who then travelled en-masse to Birmingham's city centre.

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  10. Crews tackle fire involving 100 tonnes of tyres in SouthwickRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Wiltshire Times

    AROUND 100 tonnes of tyres were found to be on fire in Southwick in the early hours of yesterday morning. Three crews, including two from Frome and one from Trowbridge, were called at approximately 1.32am to Hoopers Pool and found that a large quantity of tyres, along with a small outbuilding were on fire.

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  11. Bev Willis, owner of the new Belle & Bear vintage shop in MalmesburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    Free cocktails were handed to those in attendance for the launch on Saturday, and shoppers were met by live mannequins, music and vintage clothing to buy. There were fears the property might be turned into a residential space last year, after the owners of The Old Kit Box put in an application to have it converted, due to the business struggling.

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  12. The scene at Southwick on Sunday morning. Photo Trowbridge Fire Station Twitter @Trow_Fire_StnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | This is Wiltshire

    AROUND 100 tonnes of tyres were found to be on fire in Southwick in the early hours of yesterday morning. Three crews, including two from Frome and one from Trowbridge, were called at approximately 1.32am to Hoopers Pool and found that a large quantity of tyres, along with a small outbuilding were on fire.

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  13. Play your part in helping Becky break into UK country music marketRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 21 | Iom Online

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Talented Manx singer Becky Lawrence is trying to break into the UK country music market and is appealing for help from her Isle of Man supporters to make her dream a reality.

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  14. Woman, 48, found guilty of supplying deadly drugsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | Wiltshire Times

    A HOLT woman has been told to expect a custodial sentence after being found guilty by a jury for supplying heroin to a man who later died. Hayley Beaven, 48, of Green Close, appeared before Swindon Crown Court for a trial this week where she faced the charge of supplying class A drugs to Bradford on Avon's Lee Challenor.

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  15. RIO 2016: Jazz hits all the right notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Swindon Advertiser

    JAZZ Carlin is coming to terms with how far she has come in the last four years after becoming Swindon's most-decorated Olympian. The 25-year-old claimed her second silver medal of the Rio Olympics in the early hours of Saturday morning in the 800m freestyle.

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  16. Holt woman found guilty of supplying deadly drugsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | This is Wiltshire

    A HOLT woman has been told to expect a custodial sentence after being found guilty by a jury for supplying heroin to a man who later died. Hayley Beaven, 48 of Green Close appeared before Swindon Crown Court for a trial this week where she faced the charge of supplying Class A drugs to Bradford on Avon's Lee Challenor.

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  17. New vintage shop to open in Malmesbury where Old Kit Box used to beRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    Free cocktails await those in attendance for the launch from 10am-7pm on Saturday, as well as live mannequins, music and vintage clothing to buy. There were fears the property might be turned into a residential space, after the owners of The Old Kit Box put in an application to have it converted, due to the business struggling.

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  18. Family's grief after woman's shock death in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | This is Wiltshire

    THE family of Bradford on Avon's Zoe Louise Robinson have described their shock after discovering the 21-year-old had fallen to her death from the ninth floor of a hotel in Brazil during the Olympics. Miss Robinson is understood to have fallen to her death from the ninth floor of the Bahia do Sol Hotel in Salvador at about 5am on Sunday.

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  19. A-levels results: String of academic successes at Bradford's St Laurence SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Wiltshire Times

    IT was tears of joy for students at St Laurence School in Bradford on Avon after three quarters of the A Level grades achieved were A*-C. Eight students achieved a clutch of 3 A*s and A grades and overall grades have risen considerably over more recent years according to the school.

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  20. GOLF: Wiltshire youngsters bid to keep their crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Wiltshire Times

    WILTSHIRE U18s team manager Ian Welding believes his team will be able to claim their second English County Boys Championship in as many years when they tee off next week. Wiltshire will be joined by Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire and Yorkshire as they prepare to battle it out at Bradford on Avon's Cumberwell Park.

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