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8:22am Saturday 4th May 2013
HAVING sat through the local election count last Friday when a meagre 35 per cent of the electorate of east Wiltshire thought it worth their while casting their vote, it was most timely that the Wharf Theatre in Devizes was opening a play about people prepared to die to win the vote.
8:51am Thursday 11th April 2013
8:42am Thursday 4th April 2013
The enduring appeal of the TV series about Jim Hacker's interaction with the civil service is reflected in the overwhelming public response to this stage adaptation of Yes, Prime Minister, at Salisbury Playhouse until Saturday.
3:00pm Thursday 28th March 2013
2:59pm Thursday 28th March 2013
This tells the turbulent tale of troubled and playful Lili Adler, the young aspiring daughter of a wealthy German-Jewish refugee, who is desperately seeking a slice of happiness and independence, much to the subtle protestations of her controlling and manipulative mother, Eva.
2:56pm Thursday 28th March 2013
Imagine being whisked away from this persistent wintry gloom inside a succulent giant peach, carried by hundreds of eager seagulls, entertained by a merry band of insect chums and a small boy called James.
1:10pm Friday 15th February 2013
2:00pm Friday 15th February 2013
3:00pm Friday 15th February 2013
11:00am Thursday 7th February 2013
Your Say Your Gazette
I refer to the article on Chippenham RFC seeking permission from the Rugby Football Union to allow their second team to be promoted to Southern Counties (level seven of the RFU league structure) should they finish top of Dorset & Wilts 1 North (level eight), (Gazette & Herald, February 28). The most interesting aspect of the article was actually what was not said by the club’s representative or was not mentioned. − Colin Brockhurst, CorshamSet up reserve league »
A newsletter hit my doormat on March 2 from ‘Nick Watts and the Lib Dem team’ headlined: Freeze Wilts council tax say Lib Dems. This document goes on to tell us that: “hard-working families cannot afford unnecessary council tax hikes in these difficult times” and so “Nick Watts and the Liberal Democrats have promised not to support any attempt by Wiltshire Conservatives to hit families by increasing council tax this year”. − Peter Kemp, ChippenhamDon't believe claims »
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