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David Hateley, who has been jailed for ten years, and Sonia Saxby

Police praise woman's bravery after years of abuse

Police were called to Lock 43 in the Kennet and Avon Canal, Devizes, just before 8am following a report that the body of an elderly man had been found

Body of elderly man found in canal at Devizes

Police appeal after lorry blocks junction

Police appeal after lorry blocks junction

Natasha Owen (right) with husband Liam and housekeeper Karen Sayer. By Glenn Phillips 55608-1

Trowbridge hotel recognised with TripAdvisor award for fourth year in a row

Alison Edgar

New Wiltshire small business champion part of national support network

Alex Ledger, founder of SkySchool. By Sophie Bolesworth

Recruits get off the ground at Mere's SkySchool for 1,700km race

Budget cuts won't prevent Wiltshire Police from responding to burglary incidents. Picture posed

Police vow to probe burglaries despite budget cuts

Derek Adam,  David Nutley and councillors Helen and Jeff Osborn with residents who were angry at the Proposed T1 bus cuts. By Trevor Porter 51661

Vital Trowbridge town bus service to continue for trial period after last minute intervention

Former Wiltshire Police chief constable Pat Geenty and Angus Macpherson, Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon

UPDATE: Crime commissioner contacts IPCC over investigation into Wiltshire's former police chief

Trowbridge's Eric Noden with his 1960 Vauxhall Victor now fitted with a V8 engine. By Trevor Porter 51689

Vintage vehicles on display at annual Noggin, Nosh & Natter

The Norrington Solar Farm near Broughton Gifford with Gifford Hall in the distance. By Glenn Phillips

Plans for new solar farm on horizon for Broughton Gifford

Pictured with officers from E Division are PC Mike Johnson's family members, from left, Teresa Johnson, Carol Stubberfield, Alice Johnson and Dave Johnson. By Diane Vose DV2429/01

Police take part in football match in memory of Westbury PC

A retired couple take a walk

Wondering where to retire? League table of best places puts Wiltshire at no. 12

Police forces are spending more on overtime payments for officers to cover staff shortages, according to new figures

£5.5m spent by Wiltshire Police on overtime in three years

Sunshine looks set to return to Swindon and Wiltshire today

Travel and weather round-up: Thursday, July 30

Sport

Andrew Nicholson and Cillnabradden Evo Picture: George Gunn Photography

EQUESTRIAN: Nicholson triumphant at Hickstead

Robert Howorth

ATHLETICS: Brothers are on form

Calne’s fielders desperately scramble after a Westbury shot

WILTSHIRE DIVISION: Oh, what a day for Trowbridge

Nick Blackwell and his British middleweight title belt

BOXING: Promoter Hennessy plots the next move for ‘diamond’ Blackwell

THE LOWDOWN: Batting woes are to blame

THE LOWDOWN: Batting woes are to blame

GLOS/WILTS DIVISION: Davie’s cold-blooded challengers bare their teeth

GLOS/WILTS DIVISION: Davie’s cold-blooded challengers bare their teeth

The Westbury Wheelers team

CYCLING: Westbury team saddle up for big race

Nick Blackwell and trainer Gary Lockett

BOXING: Defence out of the way, now it’s a rest for Nick

Freddie Webb (left) celebrates his bronze medal

TRIATHLON: Freddie weathers challenge for bronze

Chippenham Town's Matt Smith (blue) on the ball against Weston last night (Picture by Robin Foster)

PRE-SEASON: Chippenham Town 2 Weston-super-Mare 0

WEPL 2ND XI: Warminster resurrect survival hopes

WEPL 2ND XI: Warminster resurrect survival hopes

Nick Blackwell (silver trunks) has opponent Damon Jones in trouble during last Saturday’s British middleweight title fight in Derby last weekend Photos: Karen Priestley

BOXING: Ill Blackwell’s lays low the challenge of Jones

Danny Talbot

ATHLETICS: Spin it to win it for Talbot in China

Darren Perrin

FOOTBALL: Leg break blights Melksham friendly

National Sport

Jamie Peacock rolled back the years with a brilliant solo try

Peacock class pleases McDermott

England are expected to name a replacement for James Anderson on Saturday

England spots for Footitt, Plunkett

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has tipped Mesut Ozil for a stand-out Premier League season

Wenger tips Ozil to impress

Mark Wood may be in line to take the new ball if fit to return for England at Trent Bridge

Bayliss aims to pile on pressure

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