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Royal Wootton Bassett

From left, Royal Wootton Bassett mayor Ian Ferries, publicans Jon Pennycott and Phil Thompson, manager Kirstie Mingham, and Town Crier Owen Collier at the official reopening of The Cross Keys

Pub rises from the ashes bigger and better than ever

Steven O'Brien has been jailed for 17 months

Jailed: Thief in Superman bath robe who threatened supermarket guard

Traffic queued up Whitehill Lane in Royal Wootton Bassett on this afternoon after a three-vehicle pile up just off the M4

Traffic queues after three-vehicle pile-up off M4

Staff and residents celebrated Ladymead Care Home's 20th anniversary – and said farewell to retiring manager Anne Rouse

Fond farewell to retiring stalwart as care home turns 20

The Cross Keys pub in Royal Wootton Bassett, which was severely damaged in a fire two years ago

Pub gutted in fierce blaze welcomes punters again

Pupils send farewell wishes to headteacher Suzanne Lane

Royal Woottton Bassett pupils say farewell to headteacher

James Richards was taken to Great Western Hospital

Popular Royal Wootton Bassett pensioner died after 'unavoidable collision'

Eddy and Jennifer Shah are starting on their retirement homes at Wootton Bassett Golf Club. They are pictured with Grant Passingham, MD of Pass Developments, at the new complex

Luxury houses for retired are in the pipeline in Wootton Bassett

Ray Canter and Basil Raddy stand proudly on top of the completed culvert

Building society's £10k gift helps Wilts & Berks Canal Trust rebuild collapsed culvert

Damages are given to Bassett widow

Damages are given to Bassett widow

Naomi Coleman and Emily Maiden, of Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council, pick the Christmas trees for this year

Yule be shocked at what we've bought... Council buys its Christmas tree with 168 days to go

Coun Chris Wannell at the site of the temporary road at Breach Lane, Royal Wootton Bassett

Work starts on temporary road being built to avoid 24-mile detour

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

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

Archaeologist Bob Clarke (seated), Emma Elton (site supervisor); Mike and Mary Hudd

Ancient chapel found in Bincknoll garden

Maurice Baker, of Royal Wootton Bassett Royal British Legion, helps Coun Keith Humphries plant a tree to mark the official completion of Dairy View. Also picture are Coun Mary Champion and Kath Button from Housing & Care 21

£5.8m affordable housing scheme on old dairy factory site officially opened

The front of the former Ivy Hotel in Wroughton, which has been targeted by vandals

Vandals smash up old hotel building

Houses at The Old Bakery would have to be demolished to make way for developers' plans

Blow for Wroughton as plan for 100 homes revived

Cllr Chris Wannell wants a temporary road to be built while Network Rail electrify Skew Bridge in Royal Wootton Bassett

Work on temporary road across Bassett fields to begin next month

Graham Ellis, of the TransWilts community rail partnership

Call to reopen Bassett rail link in bid to cut traffic jams

HSBC will close its branch in Royal Wootton Bassett at the end of the summer

HSBC to close Royal Wootton Bassett branch

Tee off in aid of the Great Western Hospital’s charitable arm with the Rotary Club of Royal Wotton Bassett Town

Tee off for GWH's Brighter Futures radiotherapy centre campaign

Swindon Crown Court

Jail warning to supermarket worker who stole goods in run-up to Christmas

Royal Wootton Bassett mayor is installed

Royal Wootton Bassett mayor is installed

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy teachers Emma Stevens and Peter Burtwell, with pupils at the school in Dembi Dollo, Ethiopia

Royal Wootton Bassett teachers visit sponsored school

The CCTV picture issued by police of a man they want to speak to

Do you know man caught on CCTV after handbag theft from Costa?

Georgina Viveash, 22, from Royal Wootton Bassett

Skydiver Georgina takes to skies for Swindon SMASH

Tinkers Lane Surgery in Royal Wootton Bassett

Royal Wootton Bassett surgery told to improve by inspectors

Gordon and Gwen Wheeler show off their footwork

Last waltz for Royal Wootton Bassett''s dance organisers

Caroline and Kevin MacDivitt, of the Carter's Rest, in Wroughton, which has been named Pub Of The Year by real ale group CAMRA. Picture: DAVE COX

Hellish year ends with real ale award for Wroughton couple's pub

Carnival celebrities, town crier Owen Collier, Ann Godfrey and Mary Rance at the group's 40th anniversary celebration

Royal Wootton Bassett elderly tea party group turns 50

Dora Spackman

100th Birthday of Dora Spackman

Tangmere photographed in 2012 by Colin D Lee

Operator of locomotive in near miss at Bassett issued with improvement notice

Swindon Crown Court

Bail for man accused of starting Westbury bin fires

Ride of respect through Wootton Bassett. Pictured bikers riding through th high street.
16/05/15 Thomas Kelsey (26279559)

Thousands of bikers join Ride of Respect through Royal Wootton Bassett

Max Etheridge in red and Sam Mepham in blue at yesterday’s memorial match at the County Ground. Picture: THOMAS KELSEY

Match in memory of legend Dave Turner helps raise funds

Diane Green, assistant manager of the Prospect Hospice charity shop at the Ellendune Centre, Wroughton, which has been flooded by water from a flat above. Picture: DAVE COX

Flood forces village’s Prospect shop to shut its doors

The Rev Vicki Burrows, churchwarden Ruth Sexton, Philip Richings (former churchwarden, who has moved to Suffolk) and Tom Goodwin (who succeeds him as churchwarden)

A Royal Wootton Bassett church stalwart says farewell

Bikers ride through the High Street in Royal Wootton Bassett during the Ride of Respect. Picture: THOMAS KELSEY

A weekend to remember in Royal Wootton Bassett

Jody Chadbourne  and Jason Cross at the Buttercross in Chippenham will be getting married during the Ride for Respect motorbike weekend. By Diane Vose DV2107/03

Thousands of bikers to ride through Royal Wootton Bassett

The scene of the near miss at Royal Wootton Bassett

Steam train firm can keep running despite near miss at Royal Wootton Bassett

Royal Wootton Bassett youngsters are carnival royalty

Royal Wootton Bassett youngsters are carnival royalty

James Gray, his wife Phillipa and supporter celebrate his increased majority in North Wiltshire. Picture by Trevor Porter

Election 2015: James Gray increases majority in North Wiltshire

Simon Killane is standing as an Independent in the North Wiltshire constituency

General Election 2015 candidates: Simon Killane (Independent)

Giles Wareham is standing as an Independent in the North Wiltshire constituency

General Election 2015 candidates: Giles Wareham (Independent)

Elizabeth Hudd and Debbie Reid Ian Grant Dental Surgery. Picture: STUART HARRISON

Nurse and hygienist save Bassett's popular Ian Grant Dental Surgery

Members of the Wroughton Floral Art Society wrapped 50 bouquets, like the one pictured right, which they left in places around the town

Flower arrangers say it with blooms on Lonely Bouquet Day

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy headteacher George Croxford

Academy shortlisted for best secondary school in UK title

Vera Locke

Vera Locke's 103rd birthday

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