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Jail warning for man who admitted being involved in trade of Class A drugs

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 14:48
A MAN who was involved in the trade in hard drugs has been warned he could be facing a jail term.
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Couple find themselves at a standstill on motorway for three hours after blaze

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 14:29
A COUPLE making their way to Bristol for a birthday theatre trip have spoken of their annoyance at the way the aftermath of a major fire was handled after finding themselves at a standstill for three hours.
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UPDATE: Disappointment as 'must-have' Beauty and the Beast Chip purse not in stock

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 13:08
DISNEY fans hoping to bag a piece of the action ahead of the release of the live action remake of Beauty and the Beast dashed to a Swindon shop following a nationwide shortage - but found they were out of luck.
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Letters: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 12:30
PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: letters@swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Write: Swindon Advertiser, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Visit shows station is on the right track

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 12:25
THE government minister responsible for our railways stopped off at Swindon station last week to view ongoing work to improve disability access.
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Family pay tribute to Chloe, 15, who died during Bath visit

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 12:17
A TEENAGE girl who died after collapsing in a shopping centre may have suffered an allergic reaction, her family have said.
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Cellist featured in films rounds off Swindon Recital Series

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 12:07
Feature films Atonement, Truly, Madly, Deeply and Hilary and Jackie all feature the haunting sounds of a solo cello played by Caroline Dale.
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LIVE BLOG: Budget 2017

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 11:56
Chancellor Philip Hammond delivers his first - and last - spring budget. Announcements and reaction here
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Rewind: Just Imagine if you had half a million

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 11:30
SWINDON Advertiser readers were invited to fantasise about having half a million pounds this week in 1972.
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Rewind: Were you in my team?

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 11:10
A REWIND reader is sending a message to the group of young women who were pictured together 68 years ago.
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In focus: Saxons Petanque Club, Cricklade

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 11:08
Saxons Petanque Club
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VIDEO: See illusionist Alex win over sceptic before Swindon stage show

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 11:08
WHEN I popped down to the Wyvern Theatre this week to meet some of the Champions of Magic who will be performing next month, I was a little bit sceptical.
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I do need a break occasionally... it makes me able to cope better

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 10:53
Ahead of Parkinson’s Awareness Week next month, DENISE BARKLEY speaks to some of the people in Swindon coping with the disease — and meets those who are benefiting from a new boost to the amount of respite care available
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Late trains to miss stops, warns GWR

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 10:43
GREAT Western Railway is reminding passengers travelling on late evening services this week that they may have to complete their journey on a bus due to engineering work.
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New multi-million pound Safety Centre is step nearer, says MP

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 10:43
Swindon has a proud history of welcoming people from different parts of Britain and the world, and over the years a significant number of people from my homeland of Wales have made our town their home, me included!
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Kickstarter nets band tour money

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 10:37
FORMER Swindon musician Barry Andrews has hit the £35,000 Kickstarter target to take his band on the road.
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Paedophile who groomed girl, 13, for sex faces jail

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 10:37
A 33-year-old man who met a child less than half his age after sexual grooming has been warned he is facing a jail term.
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Public’s help is vital in fighting terrorism, say police

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 10:35
WILTSHIRE Police have backed a week-long campaign to raise awareness of what the public should do and look out for in the event of a terrorism attack.
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'Red' Ken Livingstone to speak at Wiltshire festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 10:19
FORMER London Mayor Ken Livingstone will be among a group of prominent speakers heading for Salisbury later this month.
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Residents are warned over bad parking

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 8, 2017 - 10:16
BADLY parked cars have been blamed for hindering emergency services travelling on a road in Highworth and now the police and town council say enough is enough.
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