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Man's earliest use of fire found in Wiltshire
Archaeologists think they have discovered the earliest use of fire in Europe following a major discovery on the route of a proposed new road in Salisbury.

New ways to navigate the canal
As part of an innovative project designed to place information concerning Wiltshire's heritage on the world wide web, the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust has completed the development of an exciting new history-based web site.

The man behind the Marcos legend
At 73-years-old, Jem Marsh should be happily retired. However, the original founder of Westbury-based Marcos cars is busy working on a new sports car, 50 years after the company began. BBC West's Inside Out team went to meet him.

Passing time in Swindon
Ask most people what they think about Swindon and you'll most likely get a few derogatory remarks - but just for a moment ignore the clichéd asides and look beyond the jokes - we think you'll be amazed about what Swindon really has to offer...

Who's been living in MY house?
Ever wondered just who used to sit in your front room or sleep in your bedroom? If you're interested in the history of your house, a new Wiltshire website can help point you in the right direction.

Bradford mosaic reveals itself on TV
BBC TV's Points West has been following the revealing of an incredible Roman mosaic, which has been hidden for centuries under the playing fields of St Laurence School in Bradford on Avon. Amanda Parr takes up the story...

Science workshops pull the girls
A residential science workshop being held in Swindon hopes to encourage Wiltshire schoolgirls into a scientific career by demonstrating that sciencedoesn't have to be a male preserve.

A few of your favourite things...
North and south Wiltshire are going head to head in a poll to find out people's favourite part of the county's heritage.

Salisbury Festival: In Praise of Earth
In a special partnership with Salisbury Festival's community arts project 'In Praise of Earth', BBC Wiltshire invites you to think about the earth beneath your feet!

Swindon toymaker goes back to basics
What kind of toys do you remember playing with as a youngster? Probably the best ones involved using your imagination, which is just the philosophy adopted by toy designer and craftsman Dave James from Wanborough near Swindon.

Beer critics gather at Devizes brewery
The country's leading beer writers gathered at Wadworth brewery in Devizes recently and BBC Wiltshire was invited along to meet them.

1000 years of history in stitch
One thousand years of Bradford on Avon's history is being celebrated in thread. The tapestry which has taken more than three years to embroider is on show in the town.

Vote for your favourite book in The Big Read
From Saturday 5th April until Saturday 19th April you're invited to vote for your best-loved book, whether it is Winnie the Pooh or War and Peace.

Street Fashion ::: Swindon
Have you ever wanted to grab someone on the street and ask them where they got that fab bag or funky belt from? Well we did...

How we used to live: now available online
With more of us becoming interested in the history of where we live, a new online history project hopes to eventually provide information on every town and village in the county.

Salisbury Cathedral: shiver those timbers!
Most of us take the timbers in our roof for granted but when your property is 800 years old, the chances are your crowns and trusses hide a few surprises.

Parish Magazine Awards 2003
Salisbury-based firm Parish Mag Printers is hosting an exciting competition open to all parish magazine editors throughout the Diocese.

The sound of samba comes to Wiltshire
Watch video of the brand new Devizes Samba Band in rehearsal and listen to members of the band talk about their involvment as Rio comes to town...

Going underground in Nettleton
Why a Nettleton resident wants to follow the Teletubbies, Bilbo Baggins, the Wombles and a good Bond Villain underground.

Getting stuffed in Salisbury

Despite the belief that taxidermy is all about stuffing animals, the reality is very different. BBC Wiltshire went along to meet a Salisbury taxidermist to find out just what's involved.

Capturing a right royal occasion
An enchanting exhibition chronicling three centuries of royal celebrations and visits to Wiltshire is coming to Trowbridge and Bradford-on-Avon.

Have a complementary New Year
The organisers of a complementary health fair in Devizes are encouraging us to seek out alternative ways of getting fit and healthy in 2003.

Historic railway archive is completed
The aquisition of a historically important archive of records from the world-famous Great Western Railway Company has been completed...

Pianolas: the original digital music
Anyone would think that digital technology had only just arrived. But digital reproduction has been around for longer than you might think.

Take a virtual tour of Wadworths in Devizes
If you're planning a day out that involves one of Wiltshire's pubs, chances are you'll end up at one of Wadworth's 249 houses - we go behind the scenes of the Devizes brewer.

Stranded Bali man in Home Office plea
Jayden's killer: 'I deserve to die'
Egyptian statue sells for £16m

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