Local News - Devizes

Local News - Devizes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
  1. FLOODS, trains and a rag and bone man are amongst some of the memories brought to life this week. Gill Cooper of Trowbridge has kindly lent the photos along with some from the members of her social media group who celebrate the town’s recent history.
  2. MANY people fancy a change of path in mid life - but one Chippenham woman decided not only to retrain but to take on the challenge of a male-dominated industry.
  3. THE future of Braeside and Oxenwood education centres is on the table next Tuesday when Wiltshire Council's cabinet meets to decide whether to start talks with preferred bidders Wiltshire College and Community First.
  4. LONG distance walkers have dedicated a new kissing gate in the memory of one of their members.
  5. A boy of just 15 was stopped driving by police after they spotted his car was held together by rope.
  6. THE jury is still out on if the Nazi forces had invaded this country in the summer of 1940 as to whether they would have succeeded.
  7. Great Western Railway users will see increases in rail fares of 3.2 per cent on regulated fares and 2.9 per cent on average across all fares on January 2.
  8. It was a night of music, song and Christmas magic as the lights went on in Marlborough. Thousands of residents poured into the High Street to see children from MAD bringing a cheer to the crowds. For more on the Christmas lights event in Marlborough and also for Devizes' big night turn to pages 12-15 for pictures and reports in this week's paper.
  9. HISTORIAN Lucy Whitfield is searching for the family or descendants of Wiltshire woman Harriet Wigmore, who Lucy believes may have been the victim of a miscarriage of justice.
  10. THE Wiltshire Community Foundation has launched its annual Surviving Winter campaign, asking those who can afford to live comfortably this winter to consider helping someone in the county who cannot.


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