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BUSINESS: Bookies' shares rise after slot limit is set

Shares in bookmakers were on the rise yesterday after the gambling regulator said the maximum stake for fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBT) should be cut to £30, higher than had been expected.
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Letters: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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DINING OUT: Forget M4 pit stops. Hermitage has a hidden gem

MOTORISTS hurtling along the M4, stopping at the services to fill up with fast food and sandwiches are missing out on a tasty hidden gem of an eatery not five minutes’ drive from the Newbury junction.
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Report suspicious activity say terrorism police in national campaign

POLICE in Wiltshire are backing a nationwide campaign launched this week to tackle terrorism by encouraging people to report suspicious activity.
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tattoo shows Sam's one of the lucky few

PARENTS Jon and Leslye Pierce-Russell have had matching tattoos done to honour their son and other like him who have Down’s Syndrome.
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DINING OUT: Mackenzies for Breakfast

HAVING previously been impressed by the breakfast on offer by a well-known Wood Street nightspot I decided to give one of its neighbours a try to see how the competition shaped up.
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Greg James and Greg Whyte give Swindon Sport Relief effort their full backing

RADIO 1 DJ Greg James and former Olympian Greg Whyte have given Swindon primary pupils their full backing as they begin a week-long series of fundraisers for Sport Relief.
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Foodbank in need of sugar and fruit juice as demand increases

SUGAR and fruit squash is in particularly short supply at Swindon Foodbank.
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Prosecco Festival heading to STEAM in May

THE UK's first Prosecco Festival will be held in the STEAM museum in May.
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Guitars at the ready at the Swindon Music Festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2018 - 12:59
THE 109th annual Swindon Music Festival has continued filling the Arts Centre with tuneful sounds, with 20 trophies presented to worthy musicians and singers.
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BARRIE HUDSON'S COLUMN; Plastic waste? It's all our fault really

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2018 - 12:58
MORE than 100 people signed up for an excellent scheme run by the equally excellent Wiltshire Wildlife Trust a while back.
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Missing cat Jestro is found after a year of searching

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2018 - 12:58
A STRAY cat that sneaked out of a window and went on the run in Swindon after being rescued has been found after a year.
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JENNY GROVES COLUMN: All about Swindon's growth and expansion

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2018 - 12:52
It’s good to talk and listening to someone speak about paint drying can be interesting. These are the two main learning points for the Switch On To Swindon team in the last week.
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CHEESE WIRE: This is one gold top not for your Corn Flakes

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2018 - 12:48
SOMETIMES in life the best ideas come about as the result of an age-old problem.
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Fraudster tricks Stratton pensioner out of thousands of pounds

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2018 - 12:39
A FRAUDSTER tricked a Stratton pensioner into giving him thousands of pounds.
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Racing fan joins the board at Castle Combe

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2018 - 12:31
A PRESENTATION skills trainer, commentator and motorsports enthusiast has steered his career down a new path by joining the board of a racing club.
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TASTE TALK: A new look for Malmesbury's historic Old Bell

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2018 - 12:16
STEPPING inside the Old Bell Hotel in Malmesbury, you sense the weight of centuries and the generations of visitors who have come and gone through the doors of this ancient hostelry – reckoned to be the oldest hotel in England.
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Nerve agent: Who controls the world's most toxic chemicals?

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 20, 2018 - 12:12
The organisation keeping track of the deadly chemicals held by countries around the world.
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Will Chudley: Bath sign Exeter Chiefs scrum-half for start of 2018-19 season

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 20, 2018 - 11:34
Exeter Chiefs scrum-half Will Chudley is to join Premiership rivals Bath at the end of the 2017-18 season.
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