Wiltshire

One million calendars 'wrong due to bank holiday change'

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - 4 hours 44 min ago
A printing firm is left embarrassed by the decision to change next year's early May bank holiday.
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South Western Railway strike set to hit Royal Ascot

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - 15 hours 32 min ago
The RMT is planning a five-day strike in a row with South Western Railway over guards on trains.
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Taxi driver stabbed in Swindon after picking up fare

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 11:19
The victim suffered slash wounds in the unprovoked attack by one of his three passengers.
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Plan to reopen Wanborough road after 40 years

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 11:57
Vehicles driving through Wanborough are currently banned except for access.
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Orphaned baby wallaby hand-reared in rucksack

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:11
The four-month-old joey has to be fed every four hours and carried everywhere in a substitute pouch.
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Wiltshire missing eagle owl found after 13 months

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 15:11
Bella was found water-logged, with missing feathers, sitting on a fence post five miles from home.
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Wiltshire family's struggle to get son home

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 11:46
Kale Turner, left with locked-in syndrome after emergency brain surgery, needs home adaptations.
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Burial mound owner 'worried' over long barrow's £13,000 tax bill

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 01:00
The modern long barrow's owner says it should be tax exempt because it is a place of worship.
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Wiltshire Police officer's attack was 'darkest moment in my life'

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 11:18
PC Mat Baker was "fighting for his life" when he was assaulted by a man he was trying to restrain.
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Child rapist Peter Daniels' jail term increased to 12 years on appeal

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 15:47
Wiltshire's police and crime commissioner had raised concerns over Peter Daniels' nine-year term.
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Adam May: Swindon sign Portsmouth midfielder on loan

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 16:14
Midfielder Adam May joins League Two club Swindon Town on a season-long loan from Portsmouth.
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'Our life savings are spent on care that should be free'

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 03:04
Vulnerable patients are missing out on NHS funding for home care they are legally entitled to, it's claimed.
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Science Museum Group workers' strike ballot in pay row

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 15:14
A 1.5% pay rise for staff is "galling" when the director has had his increase by a third, says a union.
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Queen's Birthday Honours 2019: Joan Howarth awarded British Empire Medal

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/08/2019 - 09:11
Joan Howarth has been helping to make a difference to the lives of those who are blind or in hospital.
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Queen's Birthday Honours: MBE for Novichok clean-up officer

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 23:17
Simon Rowe is appointed an MBE for services to the community in Salisbury.
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South Marston waste-to-energy plant approved after appeal

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 18:52
There has been widespread opposition to the waste-to-energy plant in South Marston near Swindon.
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Swindon's Railway Village announced as Heritage Action Zone

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 13:28
The historic but neglected Railway Village area of Swindon will benefit from £7.6m in funding.
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'Rare' WWII bomber lifted from sea 75 years after crash

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 13:20
The Fairey Barracuda Torpedo Bomber was discovered by electrical engineers surveying the seabed.
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Ann Widdecombe defends gay science views as shows axed

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 12:34
The Brexit Party MEP says theatres that have axed her stage show are "denying free speech".
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Blue plaque celebrated wrong woman for 23 years

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 00:20
The plaque to the founder of Save the Children has borne the wrong name for 23 years.
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