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A strike by First Great Western's RMT members starts at 6.30pm today

48-hour strike by First Great Western's RMT members starts today

Marlborough International Jazz Festival in 2013

Roads WILL close for Marlborough Jazz Festival, says highways boss

Bengal cat Teddy, pictured with Brenda Postlewhite, was shot near his home in Calne. By Diane Vose DV2364/05

Police investigate two cat shootings in Calne

The finish line at Avebury

Thousands of runners to descend on Avebury this weekend

Fergal McGrath and Julian Warren, who spent 25 days behind the wheel of a Honda Civic Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC, as they set a new world record by covering 8,387 miles across 24 EU countries using just £459 of diesel. Picture: Honda/PA Wire

100mpg Honda sets world record for fuel efficiency

Store supervisor Jane Taylor and owner and Anthony Brown. By Vicky Scipio (VS892)

Children's clothing shop Just Kidding proves a hit in Devizes

Kingswood Scouts with Don Rutherford, right, take part in the White Horse Challenge. Picture by Vicky Scipio

Grateful youngster steps out for the charity that saved his life

Butcher Andy Ayris. Pics by Diane Vose DV2362/02

Marlborough butcher hoping to carve up competition

Teachers John Ward, Herbert Beste, Deborah Wiltshire and Martin Biesenbach with, front, Johanna Vollmer and Mee Chaithip. By Vicky Scipio (VS889)

Abbeyfield School remembers as it welcomes German exchange pupils

The NHS Treatment Centre, Devizes was rated 99% by patients.  Pictured with a patient is registered Nurse Jess Amor
Siobhan Boyle (SMB608/1) (30558111)

Devizes treatment centre gets 99 per cent approval rating

Changes to hours of Wiltshire's recycling centres starts on Monday

Changes to hours of Wiltshire's recycling centres starts on Monday

Look out for unusual views at festivals, such as this one by Diane Vose from last year's Womad

Jessops' 6 top tips for photographing festivals this summer

Bookworms from Woodborough Primary School come up trumps in reading challenge

Sidmouth Street in Devizes

Street festival to showcase corner of Devizes

A sunny afternoon is expected after a damp start to the day

Travel and weather round-up: Tuesday, July 7

Middlewick House and Gardens open day in Corsham for charity, Home of Annette and Nick Mason who is a member of Pink Floyd. Pics by Diane Vose DV2371/02 (31065145)

Pink Floyd drummer opens his garden for charity

Stagecoach has failed to reach agreement with the Government over renewing a major rail franchise

Stagecoach fails to reach agreement over renewing rail franchise

Traffic queues built up in Malmesbury this morning after a lorry swerved off the A429 and into a hedge

UPDATE: Traffic queues after lorry hits hedge

War veteran George Morris with his Arctic Star medal. Pics by Diane Vose DV2363/03

War veteran holds back tears while sharing medal honour with devoted partner

Queen of Hearts Sasha McClintock with Sienna Knott from Aldbourne. Pics by Diane Vose DV2369/03

Alice and friends visit Marlborough for Wonderland themed tea party

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust has received £270,000 from the Hills Group. Pictured are Alan Pardoe, chairman, and Mike Hill, CEO, of the Hills Group with Dr Gary Mantle OBE, CEO of Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

£270k donation from Hills will help save Wiltshire's precious meadows

RMT members at Network Rail are due to walk out from 6.30pm on Wednesday

Talks aimed at averting 48-hour RMT strike on First Great Western trains break down

Six-year-old Reece Eatock-Hogg and Hercules the service dog who is being trained to help with Reece's autism. By Diane Vose DV2345/13

Hercules labours to keep Reece safe

Youngsters who are part of St Mary's school council

Pupils past and present celebrate 40th anniversary of Marlborough school

Rocking in the Park as part of Chippenham Fest at John Coles Park Chippenham. Benji and Hibbz perform on the Band stand to watching crowds.Pics by Diane Vose DV2367/26 (31033782)

Crowds rocked til they dropped in park

Graham Savag and Mick Company. By Vicky Scipio (VS899)

Beer festival is monster success

Honda of the UK Manufacturing staff at the Swindon plant for the launch of the Civic Type R last week

Swindon-built Civic Type R destined for Japan

Mikey's Barber Shop has opened in the old Gazette and Herald building, Devizes.  
Siobhan Boyle (SMB605/8) (30394063)

Barber is heading for success

A supermarket employee who stole thousands of pounds worth of scratchcards from Sainsbury's has walked free from court

'Last chance' for worker who stole £10k of Lotto scratchcards from Sainsbury's

DV1718 Chippenhams First Sci Fi Event held in the Town. 
MK Garrisons from Milton Keynes in Borough parade Chippenham. 
Pics by Diane Vose 25 Oct 2014. (30907559)

The Empire Strikes Back: Darth Vader actor in Chippenham to promote return of sci-fi day

Physiotherapist Adam McMackin has been struck off the Health and Care Professions Council register. Picture posed

Physiotherapist struck off HCPC register for 'lack of competence and misconduct'

Ben Gregory

Chippenham BID appoints new deputy chair

Husband and wife team Kevin and Jayne Hall in their printing studio. By Diane Vose DV2292/02

Hallmark Photography celebrates a quarter of a century in Calne

Vlogger Lucy Powrie, right, has joined forces with sports therapist Sam Cox. By Kate Southall

Award-winning Chippenham teenage blogger helps bring sports therapist into digital age

MP backs bid to clear pond of fast-growing plants

Hometown perform to crowds of pupils in Pewsey

Boy band delights Pewsey pupils

Players and club officials take delivery of the mobile covers from Pete Sykes of ECB, Chris Doel of Lacock Parish Council, Anton Newton of Wiltshire Cricket and Peter Self, managing director of Whitehall Garden Centre

Weather no longer an issue for Lacock Cricket Club

Dominic Cross runs a Drone photography/Film business called SKYVR based in Wiltshire he is warning other Drone users about using them safely. Pics by Diane Vose DV2311/01 (28190782)

Devizes aerial photography company owner warns others about the safe use of drones

Graham Hutchings was never warned of the dangers of asbestos while working for British Rail

Asbestos victim's widow receives damages

Both 1 and 2 The Old Bakery will be demolished for access if plans for 100 homes to the east of Marlborough Road, Wroughton, get the go-ahead. Picture by Alex Skennerton

Residents fight 100-home development bid in Wroughton

Peter Thwaites

Tributes paid to former Gazette photographer who documented Wiltshire life for decades

Business development manager Charmaine Coutinho accepts Good Energy's award

Good Energy leads the pack with two awards in two weeks

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has reminded investors fraudsters are still active and using various methods to dupe victims into investing in fine wine

SCAM ALERT: Beware of risky wine investments, says National Fraud Intelligence Bureau

Campaign by Chippenham teenager earns him a national accolade.

Campaign by Chippenham teenager earns him a national accolade.

Cast of James and the Giant Peach

Devizes School set for new production of James and the Giant Peach

A Yakovlev Yak-130, a state-of-the-art Russian combat jet, which will no longer be welcome at RIAT

Russian warplanes not invited to Royal International Air Tattoo

Receivers of Hugo Grant Archie Tawney, Charlie Nutland and Charlie Mallet with Paramedic Matt Baskerville and Chairman of Children's Chance Jane Miller

Three former Dauntsey pupils get Hugo's Grant cheque for £1000

Success for Burbage music festival

Success for Burbage music festival

The RAF C-17 bearing the bodies of Eileen Swannack and John Welch arrives at Brize Norton this afternoon. Picture: Darren Staples/PA Wire

Heartbreak for families as Eileen Swannack and John Welch arrive at RAF Brize Norton

The remembrance service at St Nicholas Church, Biddestone, for Eileen Swannack and John Welch. Picture by Diane Vose

Corsham couple commemorated in special remembrance service

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