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13 min ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Devizes police pledge to keep The Green safe this summer

PCSO Jemma Butcher will be one of those helping keep The Green, Devizes, safe this summer By Vicky Scipio Police are planning to mount an operation this summer to address the anti-social behaviour that plagues residents who live near The Green in Devizes.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

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FOOTBALL: County cup finalists suffer Bank Holiday defeats

MELKSHAM Town and Bradford Town warmed up for their Wiltshire Senior Cup final on Wednesday with league defeats on Easter Monday.

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RAF trio running 17 marathons for the fallen call at Devizes

Three RAF Hercules pilots from RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire dropped into Devizes last week on their way to an amazing fundraising target.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

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Roundway residents can have Devizes allotments now queue has vanished

Devizes residents have always taken priority for allotments at the Quakers Walk and Windsor Drive but the town council's recreation and properties committee was told that there are vacant plots but no Devizes residents were on the waiting list.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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School's Victorian anniversary

Staff and pupils at St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School in Devizes celebrated the school's 150th anniversary and their patron saint's day by dressing up in Victorian costume.

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Devizes Easter appeal is an eggs-traordinary hit

Charlotte Stacey, funeral arranger at John Stuart, and funeral director Paul McDonald with the donated Easter eggs BY DIANE VOSE AN appeal to spread some Easter cheer to worthy causes has led to more than 180 Easter Eggs being donated in Devizes.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Devizes carnival in appeal for more volunteers

More costume making workshops and a new website offering advertising opportunities, were among the highlights at the launch of this year's Devizes Carnival events.

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Man found dead in Devizes canal is named

The man was found by a member of the public in the water close to The Wharf shortly before 6.45am yesterday morning, delaying the start of the annual Devizes to Westminster canoe race.

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Police appeal for witnesses after body found in canal at Devizes

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after the body of a 44-year-old man was discovered in the Kennet and Avon canal in Devizes this morning.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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Turnaround in Devizes pub's fortunes with new boss

From left, Charlotte Goddard, Monty Hadrill and Grant Angell behind the pumps at The Bell By The Green By PAUL MORRIS The new man in charge of The Bell by the Green is keeping his fingers crossed for warm weather this Easter to make the most of a revamp of the pub's garden.

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Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

AN investigation is underway after the body of a male was discovered in the Kennet and Avon canal in Devizes this morning.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Seven years of pure dedication

WHEN Bob Lloyd started researching the 55 names inscribed on Purton 's war memorial he had no idea it would lead to a seven-year project documenting the village's Great War history.

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Inquiry ends with a note of caution

Opponents of Mactaggart and Mickel's proposed 350-home development on the outskirts of Devizes say it should not go ahead as it will increase traffic congestion and air pollution.

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Coffee fans' double shot in Devizes

Market Place Costa staff with Devizes mayor Pete Smith and manager Matt Coulthard, right of the mayor By VICKY SCIPIO Costa franchisee Premier Coffee, based in Southamp-ton, opened its second town shop in the former Polly Tea Rooms - on the corner of the Market Place and Snuff Street - on Saturday.

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Devizes goes bananas for Fairtrade

DEVIZES built on its reputation as one of the first Fairtrade towns in Wiltshire with a produce fair at the Corn Exchange on Saturday.

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Rowde farmer will increase educational visits once barn refurbished

Mr Butler, of Rowdefield Farm in Consciences Lane, has been hosting educational visits since 2005 and arranges about 40 a year.

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Case of Poppy Appeal collection box theft from Devizes' Bear Hotel fails

A man alleged to have stolen a Poppy Appeal collection box from the Bear Hotel in Devizes during Remembrance Week last year has had the case against him dropped after he failed to turn up for his trial.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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13 jobs to be created when new Screwfix store opens in Devizes

Screwfix is opening its 338th store in the UK at 10 and 11 Devizes Trade Centre on the estate next Thursday, April 24, part of the its expansion plans.

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Pitches at market for business ideas

Budding entrepreneurs are being offered the chance to test out their business ideas with a free pitch at council-run markets next month.

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Less distance but still in the same spirit for Melksham pupils

Ben Phillips, Abbie Craig, Jamie Phillips, Niamh and Phoebe Sayer are walking in aid of the air ambulance and WWF Wallking to Cornwall was a step too far for five Bowerhill Primary School pupils, who are now planning a five-mile sponsored hike for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

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