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Ministry claims over Erlestoke unrest 'laughable'

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 14, 2016 - 12:26
THE Prison Officers Association has dismissed as ridiculous claims by the Ministry of Justice that only three men were involved in unrest at Erlestoke Prison which resulted in more than 100 inmates being moved to other jails.
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Cultivating a British floral following

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 14, 2016 - 10:41
FLORAL surprises are popping up all over Swindon this week as local grower Flower Dreams does its best to cultivate awareness of British Flowers Week.
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Jail warning to man who dealt heroin and cocaine

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 14, 2016 - 09:34
A TEENAGER who was repeatedly caught by police as he involved himself in the trade in heroin and cocaine has been told he is facing jail.
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Let them have cake... and sponge

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 14, 2016 - 09:25
MARION SAUVEBOIS meets a pastry chef who eats, sleeps and breathes his craft
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Material things don’t matter any more... only that Maddie is healthy

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 14, 2016 - 09:09
KEEPING it together for Maddie, staying calm in front of her so she would not get scared during treatment is the hardest thing I’ve had to do in my life, writes MICHELLE SHURMER.
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The green, green grass of Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 14, 2016 - 07:58
PARTS of Swindon are being swamped by long grass causing road and health hazards, claim residents.
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Old Town Festival to continue today with a trip down memory lane and a variety of music

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 14, 2016 - 06:06
THE Old Town Festival will continue today with some rousing classical music, a historical wander around the town and some swinging jazz numbers.
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Drinkers stunned as ferret strolls into pub

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 14, 2016 - 06:05
HAVE you heard the joke about the ferret that walked into a pub?
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Erlestoke prison disturbances: Inmates escape cells and threaten staff

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 13, 2016 - 22:45
Disturbances at HMP Erlestoke causing damage to parts of the jail meant 130 inmates had to be transferred to nearby prisons over the weekend.
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VIDEO AND PICTURE GALLERY: Queen's 90th birthday weekend celebrations

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2016 - 18:25
HERE'S a snapshot of how the Queen's 90th birthday was celebrated this weekend.
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Villagers' concern over Stonehenge solstice parking charge

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 13, 2016 - 17:43
Residents in villages walkable from Stonehenge fear they will be "inflicted with masses" of cars because of parking fees for solstice events.
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Kahn Fotuali'i: Bath confirm signing of Northampton Saints scrum-half

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 13, 2016 - 17:34
Bath confirm the signing of Northampton Saints scrum-half Kahn Fotuali'i and give a new contract to lock Charlie Ewels.
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'Nearly 140 prisoners moved' after Erlestoke Prison riot

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2016 - 17:02
NEARLY 140 prisoners are thought to have been moved from Erlestoke Prison after a riot.
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Swindon's LGBT community holding minute's silence for Orlando shooting victims

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2016 - 16:42
SWINDON’S LBGT community has reacted with horror and devastation to the news that 49 people were shot dead at a gay club in Orlando.
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Praise for hospital staff during awards ceremony

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2016 - 16:41
INSPIRING stories of the hard work put in by the region’s dedicated doctors and nurses were at the heart of a rather poignant awards ceremony held in Swindon on Friday.
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Best wine in the world* named – and here's where you can buy it

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2016 - 16:10
A CHEAP bottle of red wine has been voted the best in the world in its category by experts, and you can buy it from Asda for just £4.37.
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Budding entrepreneurs enter the Dragons' Den at Swindon College

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2016 - 15:33
BUDDING entrepreneurs entered the Dragons' Den at Swindon College today.
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Pupils get warning about carrying weapons

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2016 - 14:09
PUPILS as young as ten are being warned about the dangers of carrying a weapon as part of an annual safety show in the town.
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Melanie Hall murder case: Parents offer £50k reward

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 13, 2016 - 13:26
The parents of a woman thought to have been murdered 20 years ago offer £50,000 of their own money in a bid to catch their daughter's killer.
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Do you know man caught on CCTV after GWH bike theft?

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2016 - 13:17
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a mountain bike was stolen from outside the Great Western Hospital while a woman was visiting her mother.
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