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A MALMESBURY man who fell out of a tree at the age of 20 and has been in constant pain ever since stole a tube of toothpaste and a battle of brandy to cure his toothache, a court heard.

Sherstonians ready for boules battle

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THE cobbled streets of Sherston are being prepared to host over 100 boules teams from around the country this weekend, for the biggest one-day boules tournament in Britain.

A peal of church bells will signal the start of the festival on Saturday morning and a flurry of activity will transform the village into a competitive arena where players of all ages will throw their boules into the ring.

LAVISH dresses and smart suits were the order of the day for sixth form students at Malmesbury School last month as they dresses to impress for their leaver's ball.

Hundreds of students arrived in style at Cricklade House on Friday, June 30 in what was a night to remember for both the students and staff alike as they got together one last time before parting their ways and continuing on their journey to university or work.

PARENTS and teachers at a primary school which was threatened with closure are celebrating after plans were announced for it to remain open – and expand.

Lea and Garsdon Primary School endured several months of uncertainty after Wiltshire Council commissioned a feasibility study into its future, in order to find ways to meet increasing demand for primary school places in the Malmesbury area.

NORTH Wiltshire MP James Gray has called for the end of unsafe pavement parking after he heard about the difficulties guide dog owners face when they are forced to walk in the road.

TEACHERS and pupils at Malmesbury School are toasting success as the school has become the first in Wiltshire to win a national award for the guidance it gives to its students.

THE ban on smoking in pubs and working places has now been in place for 10 years and the latest figures show the health of residents in Wiltshire has improved significantly since.

THE Goods Shed in Tetbury is looking for a volunteer from Malmesbury who would like to become one of the organisation’s community champions.

The role includes promoting events at the Goods Shed in Malmesbury, making ties with local groups and organisations, putting up and taking down posters and keeping the team aware of local events.

RESIDENTS who are concerned about safety in their homes are being encouraged to get in touch with Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue.

The service offers free ‘Safe and Well’ visits where they can come to your home at a convenient time, give advice and fit free smoke alarms.

DYSON has broken into the top 20 on the list of Britain’s biggest companies according to an annual assessment of the country’s top 100 businesses with the most sales.

The Malmesbury based engineering giant has been ranked 15th in the Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 100 league table, moving up nine places on last year when it was ranked 24th.

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