Benches made by former mayor to be placed in Malmesbury in his memory

Handcrafted benches built by the late Martyn Snell, a former mayor of Malmesbury, are to be put up in the town in his memory.
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Sign stolen from Malmesbury’s Dolly Bobbins shop

A costly business sign belonging to independent retailer Dolly Bobbins was stolen from the Market Place, Malmesbury, between April 18 and 19.
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Festival praised for raising awareness of local wildlife

CIRENCESTER’S March Hare Festival has been applauded for not only being a fun event for the family this Easter but also raising awareness of local wildlife.
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Home saved by TV series

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April 24, 2014

ELDERLY couple Ken and Pat Hill will be at the centre of a national television programme next week, which will expose the six-figure losses they incurred at the hands of a cowboy builder.
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Safe place to discuss grief

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April 24, 2014

BEREAVED mothers are reaching out to families grappling to cope with the loss of a child in Swindon and Wiltshire, encouraging them to join a support group which has proved a lifeline for them over the years.
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Victim speaks out as abuser is jailed

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April 24, 2014

Yesterday at Swindon Crown Court, Mark Eatwell, 44, of Coronation Road, Wroughton, was jailed for four years after being found guilty of ABH and false imprisonment. The charges relate to Eatwell abusing his former partner Jayne-Anne Murray. Overnight between April 6 and 7 last year, Murray was visiting Eatwell’s home address to spend time...
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They’re all digging in

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April 24, 2014

A MUDDY construction site in Park South is set to be transformed into a blossoming community orchard this weekend with a little help from local residents.
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Brit will stay in prison until his hearing

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April 24, 2014

CHRISTOPHER Baines will face two more months imprisoned in Georgia following the postponement of his trial until June.
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Learning football skills all the way from Zambia

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April 24, 2014

0ZAMBIAN football coaches put pupils from Robert Le Kyng through their paces yesterday as the school launched a collection to help children in the country.
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Pair fined for dog’s attack

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April 24, 2014

TWO women who were in charge of a Staffordshire Bull terrier when it attacked a man in Regent Street have said the dog should not have been put down.
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Company to move its HQ

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April 24, 2014

INTEGRATED circuit manufacturer Swindon Silicon Systems will move under a single roof in Royal Wootton Bassett by the end of the year.
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Nearly 200 sign up to quit Honda jobs

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April 24, 2014

ALMOST 200 production associates have applied to leave Honda voluntarily – but negotiations with Unite must continue as the threat of compulsory redundancies looms large.
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Hospital introduces new fiction section to library

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April 24, 2014

GETTING lost in a good novel was just what the doctor ordered as the Great Western Hospital launched its new fiction collection to mark World Book Night.
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Talks start tomorrow on future of lingerie plant

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April 24, 2014

OFFICIAL consultation on the future of the Menlo employees at risk of redundancy at Triumph will start tomorrow morning.
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Boardroom coup will boost 160 appeal funds

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April 24, 2014

A FLEDGLING business has offered itself up – offices, boardroom and all – for 160 hours in support of the Adver’s 160 Appeal for Prospect Hospice.
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Victim loses phone, laptop and cards in burglary

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April 24, 2014

MOHAMMED ZAHID is hopeful that CCTV will help track down the criminals who stole £1,000 worth of his belongings from the Al-Habib Islamic Centre at 8pm on Sunday.
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4,000 mile honour for WWI soldiers

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April 24, 2014

FORMER Scots Guards soldier Jim Archer is embarking on a 4,000 mile walk to commemorate the First World War centenary and raise money for Veterans in Action which helps servicemen after they leave the forces.
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Boy claims he saw attacker pull knife

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April 24, 2014

THE 16-year-old who was stabbed in the groin during a gang fight near a children’s play park insisted to a jury his attacker had pulled a knife on him.
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Building firm turns up with big gift

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April 24, 2014

A CINEMA experience at The Open Door Centre, in Gorse Hill, has been made possible after the donation of an entertainment bundle worth £500 from HJ Webb and Son.
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Appeal after bus assault

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April 24, 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a bus in Swindon.
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Children’s charity moves to new home

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April 24, 2014

CHILDREN’S charity the NSPCC is celebrating after moving into a new fit-for-purpose home in Old Town.
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