Wiltshire

Council tax increase: Why am I paying the police so much?

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 00:01
A bigger portion of your council tax will go to police this year. But why? And what is it used for?
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Badger cull: Policing cost £3m in 2018

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:46
Badgers are being culled in a bid to stop the spread of bovine tuberculosis.
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New homes built by Persimmon missing fire safety barriers

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 05:42
Persimmon Homes contacts more than 1,000 people over concerns about its timber-framed homes.
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PayPal urged to block essay firm cheats

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 02:11
Ministers call for payments companies to block essay writing firms, in a bid to beat university cheats.
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'Fleecehold': New homes hit by 'hidden costs'

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 00:02
Could your dream home cost more than you think? A growing number of new-build buyers warn it could.
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Cyclist, 12, in critical condition after Chippenham crash

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 15:25
The crash between a bicycle and a car happened on Hill Rise in Chippenham at about 09:40 GMT.
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Matt Taylor: Swindon Town and ex-Portsmouth midfielder to retire

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 08:51
Swindon Town midfielder Matt Taylor is to retire at the end of the season after more than 650 career league appearances.
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£30m bus boulevard planned for Swindon redevelopment

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 15:31
Under the plans the current bus station would be knocked down and the underpass removed.
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M4 hit-and-run victim drove to work with broken bones

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 14:21
The man broke his leg, ankle and elbow in a hit-and-run on the side of the M4.
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Claire Colebourn: Mum who murdered daughter Bethan jailed

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 11:31
Claire Colebourn tried to take her own life after murdering her daughter but was revived by paramedics.
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Swindon Town v Port Vale

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 10:01
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Swindon Town and Port Vale.
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Wiltshire White Horse gets a red nose

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 16:04
Hackpen Hill White Horse in Wiltshire has been given a red nose for Comic Relief.
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Man jailed for Bradford-on-Avon fishing lake axe robbery

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:50
Dale Stagg brandished an axe and demanded money from his victim.
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Rare tiny bat discovered in caves in Wiltshire

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:36
The bat, which is about the size of the end of a thumb, was identified following a DNA analyses of its droppings at the University of Sussex.
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England v Scotland: Joe Cokanasiga out, Henry Slade in for hosts

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 11:55
Joe Cokanasiga misses out on England's match-day squad to face Scotland in the Six Nations as head coach Eddie Jones makes four changes.
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'Ambitious' new Swindon cultural centre plan unveiled

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 11:14
The plan could be partly funded by selling off council buildings.
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Luke McCormick: Swindon Town goalkeeper signs new 12-month contract

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 19:50
Goalkeeper Luke McCormick agrees a 12-month contract extension at League Two side Swindon Town.
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Stonehenge was 'hub for Britain's earliest mass parties'

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 19:03
The variety of pig bones found suggest people travelled a long way for the feasts, researchers say.
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Six Nations: England's Jonny May says 'brilliant' Joe Cokanasiga 'will only get better'

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 17:39
England 's Jonny May hails the impact of Joe Cokanasiga following his display against Italy and says his fellow winger is "only going to get better".
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Bukka White's famous vintage guitar up for auction

Wiltshire BBC News Feed - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 11:20
A guitar once owner by legendary Blues musician Bukka White is expected to fetch up to £120,000.
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