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Violins are clue to Devizes arsons

Police have made an appeal to find the owner of two violins to help solve a string of bizarre burglaries and arsons that culminated in an escape on a canal boat.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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NHS trust 'listens' to views about services from Marlborough to Warminster

There is a chance to give their views on community healthcare services run by Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust from Marlborough to Warminster.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Police appeal after mementos stolen and damaged at Devizes Cemetery

Two concrete books, one saying 'To a special mum' with a verse, and one saying 'To a special friend' with a verse were stolen and a stone angel was smashed and left at the grave.

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Crowds show bulldog spirit in downpours at Devizes International Street Festival

Strong woman Betty gives Matt Goddard and Brandon Wellard a twirl at Devizes International Street Festival.

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Last chance to see former Devizes Catholic convent school

The last opportunity to look around a former Catholic convent school in Devizes will be available on Heritage Open Day on Saturday, September 13. The former school is now the offices of charity Community First but the premises, Wyndhams, is due to be sold at auction on September 11. Campaigns manager Philippa Morgan said: "Wyndhams will provide a ... (more)

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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What was the Iron Man doing in Devizes?

Thousands of people had fun in the sun on the first day of Devizes Carnival street fair as they made the most of the weather before the threatened heavy rain forecast for Bank Holiday Monday.

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Bromham man's ride to thank charity for aid

Army veteran Steve Stone has organised a 70-mile motorbike ride to mark 70 years since Operation Market Garden to raise money for a forces charity that helped him through hard times.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

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Teens brave the rain in 52-mile trek for charity

Pictured at the end of their charity ride are Jack Colyer , Conor Dunne , Liam O'Donnell and Kofi Pegden at back Four friends from Devizes cycled for more than 50 miles along the Kennet and Avon Canal towpath in torrential rain to raise charity funds.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Devizes Canoe Club's plan for base could be approved

Devizes Canoe Club's application to create a base at Lower Wharf in the town is being recommended for approval.

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Fears for youth after Chippenham workers axed

Chippenham is to lose all its youth workers but one when its youth development centre closes at the end of next month.

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Relatives of those who died will read in a Devizes public tribute

FAMILIES of soldiers who died in the First World War will take part in a commemoration in Devizes on Sunday.

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Devizes Police appeal after Quakers Walk gate damaged

Police are appealing for witnesses after one of the listed ornate gates to the Quakers Walk footpath in Devizes were damaged between 4pm yesterday and 8am today.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Wish you were here: Canal holidays are a chance to enjoy life in the slow lane

And when you board a narrowboat these days you'll find plenty of life's little luxuries like whirlpool baths and flat-screen televisions Calm and peaceful, Britain's canal network is a gentle joy - a chance to try life in the slow lane as you wind your way around the countryside.

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Bromham adventurer rides bamboo bike to Burma

Adventurer Fred Dodson has set off on a bicycle made from bamboo and hopes to reach Burma in an unusual charity fundraiser.

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Wounding trial: Man found guilty of Devizes knife attack

A man who stabbed a former bouncer outside a town centre pub has been told to expect a jail term.

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Devizes church project stalls over listing

CAMPAIGNERS who want St Mary's Church, Devizes, turned into a community and performance venue are vowing to keep battling despite losing a planning appeal.

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GCSE results: St Mary's Calne

Helena Boase from Calne, Luana Sharp from Bath and Juliet Baker from Farleigh Wick, Bath, with headteacher Dr Felicia Kirk Girls at independent girls' school St Mary's Calne are celebrating following some excellent GCSE results, with 88% of all entries graded A*-B.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Hundreds petition to end Devizes seagull menace

A petition signed by hundreds of people upset by the noise and mess caused by an ever increasing number of seagulls is to be presented to councillors on September 29. The online petition started by Coun Laura Mayes, who represents Roundway on Wiltshire Council, will go to the Devizes Area Board when it meets at the Sports Club in London Road at ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Man denies knifing in fight outside pub

A former bouncer who says he was stabbed by Swindon man Lee Turner told a jury how he saw him reach for his back pocket as they fought in the street.

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Devizes MP under pressure to defend soaring train fares

Devizes MP Claire Perry was under pressure this week in her role as transport minister to defend soaring train fares.

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