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Last night, Wiltshire Police celebrated the first Force Awards ceremony of 2017.

Twenty-four award recipients made up of officers, staff, specials, members of the public and Police Dog Fozzy received awards from chief constable Mike Veale and Lord-Lieutenant Sarah Troughton.

A BARMAID has been left distraught after she had £1,500 stolen from her handbag while at work in a Sherston pub.

After finishing her shift at the Carpenter’s Arms, Tammie Scrivens, who lives in Luckington, was going to buy her first car with the money which she had been saving up since starting her job last year.

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TOWN and village schools up and down the country are facing funding difficulties in delivering education to this country’s next generation.

This is especially the case in rural areas like the Cotswolds and parts of North Wiltshire which always seem to miss out.

A 21-year-old sex offender who has breached the terms of his suspended jail sentence for the third time failed to turn up at court yesterday and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

A PRIMARY school faces an uncertain future due to the demand for extra places – with plans for closure or expansion the polar opposite options being considered.

Proposals for Lea and Garsdon C of E primary are to either expand the school at its current location or merge it with a new school at the Filands development site in Malmesbury.

TO raise awareness about World Bipolar Day today, March 30, we spoke to a woman in Gloucestershire whose long struggle with the disorder almost took her life on two separate occasions.

THE mayor of Malmesbury has announced details of his major annual fundraising event and is encouraging residents to get involved.

Councillor Wayne Jones has chosen to support Wiltshire Air Ambulance, HEALS of Malmesbury and Malmesbury & District Link, through the event at Malmesbury Town Hall on Saturday, April 29.

THE first hares that will form Malmesbury’s contribution to the 2017 Cotswold Hare Festival have undergone an official unveiling at the town hall.

The three stunning works of art have been sponsored by Malmesbury Town Council, the Town Team and The Old Bell Hotel and can be seen outside the town hall, the Tolsey Gate at the entrance to the Abbey grounds and outside The Old Bell.

CAN YOU spot your photos in this week's round-up of the Gloucestershire Camera Club?

The online camera club, run by the Gloucestershire Gazette, the Stroud News and Journal and the Wilts and Glos Standard, is free for anyone living Gloucestershire or South Gloucestershire to join, and each week we will be featuring a selection of the best pictures you have submitted on our website.

ONE of the longest serving trustees of a philanthropic group from Malmesbury has stepped down from her role.

Jane Plummer has been a trustee of the Malmesbury League of Friends (MLOF) for 25 years, helping the organisation to raise money for numerous local health related causes.

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