Devizes, England Newswire

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  1. Week in Barbados to help our Julia's House appealRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | This is Wiltshire

    The Devizes Friends group of the charity, which has just started worked on a new children's hospice in the town, is organising a gala ball at Dauntsey's School on September 3. Chairman Alison Radevsky hopes an auction, which includes a week in a house in Barbados, will help the event raise thousands of pounds for our appeal. We have pledged to raise A 100,000 during 2016 to pay for carers for families in Wiltshire with children with life-limiting illnesses.

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  2. Breaking Road to Rio: Paralympic joy as Urchfont's Polly earns Team GB callRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This is Wiltshire

    URCHFONT teenager Polly Maton has been named among the 41 athletes added to Team GB's athletics team for the Paralympics in Rio in September. The 16 year old, a Team Devizes Athletics Club member who trains out of the University of Bath with coach Colin Baross, joined a number of Paralympic, World and European medallists added to the Team GB party today.

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  3. Swindon man's fourth ban for driving while disqualified in four yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Swindon Advertiser

    A SWINDON man who was found to be driving while disqualified and uninsured received a nine-week suspended sentence and has been banned from driving for two years. Andrew Durham, 47, of Waverley Road, was stopped by a police officer in London Road, Devizes, on May 31 for driving without insurance and was then found to be in possession of five grams of cannabis.

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  4. Captain Staff hails ruthless SwindonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    SKIPPER Andy Staff lauded Swindon's brutal display with the bat as his side romped to a landslide 113-run success away at Great Bedwyn. After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Swindon made light of tough conditions and racked up an impressive total of 278-8 off their 50 overs - a score that exceeded Staff's expectations.

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  5. Submitted Picture. Lavington School Summer Fete..Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

    JUST hours after British cyclist Chris Froome won his third Tour de France a team of intrepid bikers set out from a village near Devizes. A total of 20 cyclists from Lavington School set off on their own 258 mile challenge on Monday on a route through the New Forest and around the Isle of Wight.

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  6. Five Lanes rocks it out for weekend festival of music and beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Wiltshire

    TRIBUTE acts for bands ranging from Abba to the Stone Roses meant the audience at Five Lanes Fest could boogie the day away in a field near Devizes. Hundreds of people turned out for the festival on Friday organised by Potterne Cricket Club at Five Lanes Farm and were rewarded with blue skies and sunshine.

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  7. Firefighters ride to raise charity cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Wiltshire

    DEVIZES firefighter Mike Cleaver is once again getting on his bike to raise money for a charity that has supported his young daughter Poppy who suffers from epilepsy. Mr Cleaver will be joined by crew manager Richard Lake and firefighter Archie Webster, also from Devizes fire station, and station manager Tom Brolan, district commander for Pewsey along with Mr Cleaver's brother-in-law Dan Scott for the Prudential Ride London 100 on July 31. The ride will cover 100 miles in London and Surrey using the road race route used during the last Olympics.

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  8. Five Lanes Festival in Potterne. Pic: Live music for entertainment. Pic by Vicky Scipio.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Wiltshire

    TRIBUTE acts for bands ranging from Abba to the Stone Roses meant the audience at Five Lanes Fest could boogie the day away in a field near Devizes. Hundreds of people turned out for the festival on Friday organised by Potterne Cricket Club at Five Lanes Farm and were rewarded with blue skies and sunshine.

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  9. Man caught behind wheel of car when he shouldn't have been for fourth time in as many yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | This is Wiltshire

    A SWINDON man who was found to be driving while disqualified and uninsured received a nine-week suspended sentence and has been banned from driving for two years. Andrew Durham, 47, of Waverley Road, was stopped by a police officer in London Road, Devizes, on May 31 for driving without insurance and was then found to be in possession of five grams of marijuana.

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

    Friday Jul 22 | 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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  11. BOWLS: Bassett dominate county semi finals at DevizesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | 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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  12. Former mayor hands out cash to Devizes groupsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | 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. Life still going swimmingly after 60 years for Devizes coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | This is Wiltshire

    AFTER 60 years of marriage life is still going swimmingly for a couple who opened a tropical fish shop in Devizes in 1978 and still work in the business. Don and Mary Cockram, of Estcourt Crescent, Devizes, were married at The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Devizes, on July 20, 1956 after both growing up in the town.

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  14. Former mayor Roger Giraud-Saunders hands out chequesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | 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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  15. Swindon skipper Andy hails the strength in depth of his StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Swindon Advertiser

    SWINDON skipper Andy Staff believes his club's first team are starting to reap the benefits of a strong pool of talent at the County Ground . Staff's men have won three of their last four matches and will have high hopes of continuing that positive run when they go to struggling Great Bedwyn in the WEPL Wiltshire tomorrow.

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  16. VIDEO: Will mini-heatwave be followed by thundery downpours?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Wiltshire Times

    THE mini-heatwave is set to continue with a day of tropical temperatures ahead of a night of torrential thunderstorms expected to bring nearly a month of rain. Swindon, Chippenham and Trowbridge are forecast to have a top temperature of 32C today, with 31C being the top temperature in Devizes and But parts of the South East could see temperatures climb as high as 35C - close to the record for July of 36.7C .

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  17. Inquest rules Devizes engineer died trying to overtake two cars on A361Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | This is Wiltshire

    A Devizes man who died on his way home from work after trying to overtake two cars on the A361 last year was responsible for his own death, an inquest has ruled. Mark Osman Aziz, 57, of Parkfields died at the wheel when his Nissan Micra collided head on with a Ford van after trying to overtake a car 5 miles away from Devizes town centre in the early morning of October 29 last year, Wiltshire and Swindon Coroner's Court in Salisbury heard on Thursday.

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  18. Anger over new homes plan at Quakers WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | This is Wiltshire

    PROTESTERS have accused developers, who want to build homes on land near the ancient Quakers Walk footpath in Devizes, of trying to get their plan in through the back door. Just weeks before an appeal was due to be heard into plans by the Merchant Venturers to build 123 homes as an extension to the Quakers Road estate they have submitted a new application for 65 houses.

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  19. Firm donates USB sticks for Wiltshire Sight audioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | This is Wiltshire

    DEVIZES company Cardwave has donated 500 4GB USB sticks to charity Wiltshire Sight in order for them to provide their clients with more audio content. Wiltshire Sight, which supports people living with sight loss in Wiltshire and Swindon, also offers an audio service via USB to its users which is an invaluable resource.

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  20. Duran Duran enjoying life with his many birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | This is Wiltshire

    DURAN the peacock could be said to be following in the early footsteps of his original owner John Taylor by becoming cock of the walk among his harem of peahens at a Devizes countryside centre. The peacock, donated by Mr Taylor who, at the height of his fame with Duran Duran was known for his wild boy way with women, was left pining last year after his mate Duran Duran died after being run over at Caen Hill.

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