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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

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

One star food hygiene rating shock at hospital

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: GWH's NHS Foundation Trust applied for permission to carry out treatment on a 25-year-old pregnant woman with a history of bipolar disorder

3:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

The Great Western Hospital has been given a one star rating for its food hygiene following an inspection earlier this year.

We're giving young people much bigger voice - Wiltshire Council

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Laura Mayes, cabinet member for Children's Services

2:18pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Wiltshire Council’s Cabinet unanimously voted in May to go ahead with the community model for youth services.

Fears for youth after Chippenham workers axed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:16pm Friday 22nd August 2014

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

What's plan B for Chippenham skatepark now?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:11pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Funding for Chippenham’s long-awaited permanent skate park could be under threat if the Bridge Centre cannot be sold.

Skatepark plan in jeopardy as TK Maxx pulls out of Chippenham scheme

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:07pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Multi-million pound plans to redevelop the Bridge Centre in Chippenham have been dealt a serious blow with the decision by TK Maxx not to open there.

Cheers! Turn up on the day for Chippenham Golf Club beer festival

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: SUP UP: Northallerton to host its fourth beer festival.

12:47pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Chippenham Golf Club is holding a beer festival this Saturday, August 23.

GCSE results: Pewsey Vale School

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:32am Friday 22nd August 2014

Pupils at Pewsey Vale School had reason to celebrate yesterday with 96 per cent of its school leavers gaining at least five GCSEs.

Devizes Police appeal after Quakers Walk gate damaged

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:40am Friday 22nd August 2014

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

Anger as new wood barriers at Savernake cause picnic site chaos

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:31am Friday 22nd August 2014

Timber barriers that have been put up at Savernake Forest are causing anger and frustration among many visitors to the 4,500 acre oasis, it is claimed.

Brand manager celebrates first decade with Melksham Mitsubishi

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

The brand manager at Melksham Mitsubishi is celebrating after reaching his successful ten-year milestone with the company.

Pall of smoke hangs over Froxfield as furniture warehouse burns

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:42pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A pall of smokes hangs over Froxfield tonight as firefighters tackle a major blaze at the up-market Oka furniture warehouse in the village.

Major blaze shuts A4 around Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Vibrant space: Maratha wall hanging/throw, £245; velvet cushion covers, from £38; Savile sofa range from £760; Heligan mirror, £265 and Mandalay offering table, £159, all OKA (okadirect.com)

9:01pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Diversions are in place on the A4 around Marlborough this evening because of a major fire in a furniture warehouse at Froxfield, on the Berkshire border.

Bromham adventurer rides bamboo bike to Burma

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

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

GCSE results: Dauntsey's School, West Lavington

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Dauntsey’s School head Mark Lascelles

6:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Pupils at Dauntsey’s celebrated outstanding GCSE results this morning, with a remarkable 47.3% of nearly 1200 entries awarded an A * grade - a new school record. An impressive 76.5% of all entries were at A* or A grade.

Devizes church project stalls over listing

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tony Scorer, Ida McConnell, Charlie Slater, Stephen Brazier and Paul Morgan look at the model for the cloister they want built at St Mary's Church in Devizes

6:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

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.

Wounding trial: Man found guilty of Devizes knife attack

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: John Lee Turner has been reported missing

5:54pm Thursday 21st August 2014

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

GCSE results: Hardenhuish School, Chippenham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:43pm Thursday 21st August 2014

At Hardenhuish School, Chippenham, 75 per cent of pupils had at least five A*-C grades with 69 per cent per cent of pupils achieving at least five A*-C grades including English and maths.

GCSE results: John Bentley School, Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:01pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Nearly a third of The John Bentley School students exceeded expected levels of progress when their GCSE results were released earlier today.

Top 10 ways of making school uniforms last

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:45pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A schoolwear specialist has put together a ten tips to help parents get maximum value from school uniform.

GCSE results: St Mary’s Calne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:22pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Girls at independent girls’ school St Mary’s Calne are celebrating following some excellent GCSE results, with 88% of all entries graded A*-B.

Anti-social behaviour in Calne to be targeted

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Knife raid on Chippenham newsagents

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Police will be holding days of action targeting common complaints such as speeding and anti-social behaviour in Calne.

GCSE results: Bradon Forest School, Purton

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:46pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Students, parents and staff are celebrating the best ever results at Bradon Forest School, Purton, with 62% of students achieving the Government’s ‘gold standard’ of five A*-C including English and mathematics.

Paramedics attend to woman after Chippenham crash

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:16pm Thursday 21st August 2014

An ambulance is at Greenway Avenue, off Malmesbury Road, Chippenham, after two cars were in collision at 1.30pm.

GCSE results: Malmesbury School

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:11pm Thursday 21st August 2014

This year’s Year 11 students at Malmesbury School have done extremely well and produced an outstanding set of GCSE results, said headteacher Tim Gilson.

GCSE results: Lavington School

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

2:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Lavington School had its best ever GCSEs results with 85 per cent of students achieving five or more A*-C grades, not including English and maths, up two per cent on last year.

Warning of abnormal load travelling on Wiltshire roads

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

1:45pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Wiltshire Police are warning motorists to be aware of several abnormal loads that will be passing through the county this weekend.

GCSE results: Sheldon School, Chippenham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:43pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Year 11 pupils at Sheldon School in Chippenham achieved 85 per cent A* to C grades; 69 per cent A*-C including English and maths.

Trowbridge pair plead guilty to hanging dog

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A Trowbridge woman and a men accused of hanging a dog pleaded guilty today at Salisbury Magistrates Court.

They’re crowing about Box trail

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A famous faces scarecrow trail in Box is proving popular this summer with characters like Spiderman and Florence Nightingale to be found.

GCSE results: National Union of Teachers' reaction

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: NUT regional secretary Andy Woolley

12:33pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Andy Woolley, South West Regional Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union, said today: “Students and their teachers are to be congratulated on their GCSE achievements today. 

GCSE results: Wiltshire Council congratulates on achievements

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Laura Mayes, cabinet member for Children's Services

12:08pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A leading Wiltshire councillor has said all involved in getting GCSE results today can be proud of their achievements.

GCSE results: Corsham School

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

12:14pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Students at The Corsham School were celebrating the school’s second best GCSE results ever this morning.

GCSE results: St John's, Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Patrick Hazlewood

11:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

There were tears of joy at St John's in Marlborough this morning as year 11 students picked up their GCSE results.

GCSE results: Devizes School

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Malcolm Irons

10:56am Thursday 21st August 2014

Devizes School saw the number of pupils achieving at least five A* to C grades, not including English and maths, increase by two per cent to 72 per cent.

Devizes babies are all winners at mayor's show

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:10am Thursday 21st August 2014

Mum Belinda Rogan had to miss her baby’s big day when work commitments meant she missed Daniel being crowned winner of the Mayor’s Baby Show in Devizes yesterday.

GCSE results: Abbeyfield School, Chippenham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Headteacher David Nicholson

10:04am Thursday 21st August 2014

At Abbeyfield School, Chippenham, Year 11 pupils achieved:

Woof justice as puppies cause chaos near Worton

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:18am Thursday 21st August 2014

Policeman Mark Wallace ended up feeling like he was in a scene from 101 Dalmations when he came to the rescue of nine puppies on a village road on Sunday.

GCSE results: Shocks over English and maths grades predicted

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:10am Thursday 21st August 2014

Teenagers were  today waking up to their GCSE grades amid indications that some schools are seeing major changes to results.

Hundreds petition to end Devizes seagull menace

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

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.

Turn out in Devizes to greet Tour of Britain

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Devizes town clerk Simon Fisher hopes Wiltshire can compete with Yorkshire in welcoming pro-cyclists, including Sir Bradley Wiggins, when the Tour of Britain hits the county.

GCSEs: Exam results helpline opens at 8am

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

The Exam Results Helpline opens at 8am to provide advice and support to students - and their parents - picking up GCSE results today.

Wounding trial: I had the worst of violence in Devizes, accused man tells jury

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: John Lee Turner has been reported missing

5:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

A man accused of stabbing a former bouncer outside a Devizes pub has told a jury he came out worse from the incident.

Live GCSE results: live blog

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:56am Thursday 21st August 2014

Welcome to the Gazette & Herald’s live blog on GCSE results day. Send your pictures to gazartist@newswilts.co.uk and we’ll feature as many as we can. Don’t forget to include names and which school you go to.

Medals for transplant pair

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWO young athletes in Chippenham and Calne have won sporting medals after undergoing major organ transplants.

Market Lavington teen climbs three peaks

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

7:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Teenager Oliver Bird has raised more than £1,000 for charity by completing the Three Peaks Challenge.

Mystery over fate of Pear Tree Inn as celebrity chef Marco 'walks away'

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Marco Pierre White

6:37pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Mystery surrounds the future of The Pear Tree Inn owned by celebrity chef Marco Pierre White, with it appearing that he is about to sell the Whitley eatery.

Fun as Devizes park is packed out

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

RAIN didn’t stop play as people turned out in droves for Devizes Carnival’s opening event, Picnic in the Park, at Hillworth Park on Sunday.

New Wiltshire website to help in search for work

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jane Scott

5:39pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Residents looking to enter the job market have received a boost through a new website from Wiltshire Council.

Three taken to hospital after carriage of Longleat train overturns

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:18pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A fire crew from Westbury and a crew from Warminster went to Longleat Safari Park today, after the rear carriage of the park’s railway train overturned this afternoon.




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