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A TRIO of colleagues who work at Dyson in Malmesbury are donning their running shoes to raise money for charity by taking part in this weekend’s London marathon.

Kathryn Cookson, a senior business process analyst at the Wiltshire company, will be joined by Nik Bartlett and Adam Brann for the 26.2 mile race on Sunday.

PUPILS from Malmesbury School were given a taste of the world of marketing and design at the Wood McKeever agency during their work experience month held at the start of the month.

Organisers toast successful beer festival

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Beer lovers toasted the annual Malmesbury Beer Festival in style at the Town Hall last weekend as they guzzled hundreds of litres worth of beer and cider.

Around 400 people sampled a pint or two at the festival on Friday and Saturday (April 14 and 15) and organisers have praised the town for their great support, which allowed them to take record takings on Friday and Saturday night.

Malmesbury town stalwart bids farewell

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A MUCH-loved town councillor said it has been a privilege to serve the people of Malmesbury after he revealed he would be stepping down from his role.

Councillor Andrew Woodcock will be leaving his post at Malmesbury Town Council in May after a colourful 30 years, which he dedicated to helping residents and raising the profile of the town.

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A SPECIAL Constable, who is celebrating his 50th year in the force, will be spurred on by his inspirational wife at the start of the London Marathon this weekend.

Richard Warren, 72, from Malmesbury will be running his third London Marathon to celebrate the start of his 50th year as a Special Constable and to raise money for the MS Society and the Swindon Therapy Centre for MS because his wife Lynette has lived with MS since the 1980s.

Its the third time for MS fundraiser

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In celebration of his 50th year as a special constable, Richard Warren will be running his third London Marathon this Sunday.

He will hit the streets of the capital to raise awareness and funding for the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society and the Swindon Therapy Centre for MS.

KING Kong has made a surprise appearance in the wilderness outside Malmesbury after a prolific local artist decided to refresh an old mural on the edge of the town.

Street artist Luke Hollingworth, also known as Syd of the Stencil Shed, decided to whitewash an old piece of work depicting a person balancing a chained safe on his head as a homage to the credit crunch to fit the Real King of Malmesbury mural onto the back of a barn near Back Bridge.

A FIGHT, which potentially resulted in a 17-year-old being hit on the head with a baseball bat in Malmesbury, is being investigated by police.

Wiltshire Police are appealing for information after a fight between two teenagers on Malmesbury School playing fields on Monday (May 1) broke out.

THE full line-up has been announced for the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage at Womad.

BBC Radio 3 and Womad confirm Ghada Shbeir, Parvathy Baul, Afro Celt Sound System and many more artists from around the globe, from festival debuts to world-renowned bands.


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