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Sugar tax will fund more sport in schools, says MP

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 13, 2017 - 10:28
THIS week I was delighted to table a debate in Parliament, which received cross-party support and extensive media coverage, on the allocation of funding from the soft drinks industry levy for sport in schools.
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Dealership helps boost Volvo sales

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 13, 2017 - 10:21
SWINDON’S local Volvo dealership, Johnsons of Swindon, has played its part in securing the Swedish manufacturer’s highest overall UK sales figures for a quarter of a century, with 46,696 cars sold in 2016.
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Countdown to unveiling of plaque for legend Diana Dors

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 13, 2017 - 10:18
A LASTING tribute to Swindon’s darling of the silver screen, Diana Dors, will be unveiled tomorrow at noon - so you'd better queue up early or risk missing the big reveal.
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Sun rises on pop punk band

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 13, 2017 - 10:16
The sun has certainly not set on pop punk band, As The Sun Sleeps, as for the last two years the musicians have been building a firm following for their slick punk melodies.
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Phoebe is so proud of her Pride award

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 13, 2017 - 10:13
THE Pride of Swindon Awards are all about recognising the selfless and inspiring work done by those in the community.
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Ice warnings as snow falls in parts of Wiltshire

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 13, 2017 - 08:32
SNOW has fallen in parts of Wiltshire overnight but with some areas not seeing any at all.
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A new chapter for North Star project?

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 13, 2017 - 06:31
NEWS that an established property investment firm is looking to get involved in the North Star redevelopment project has been welcomed by the cabinet member responsible for regeneration.
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Man admits trading drugs told he faces mandatory jail term

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2017 - 20:24
A MAN who has admitted his part in the trade in heroin and crack cocaine has been warned he is facing a mandatory seven year jail term.
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Work gets underway at flagship town centre food court

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2017 - 19:39
SHOPPERS will soon be able to move seamlessly from Canal Walk into the Brunel Centre’s flagship food court.
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Labour call for parishing delay as precept deadline looms

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2017 - 19:16
LABOUR are calling for the new shadow parish councils to be given extra time to set their precept and agree the transfer of assets and services.
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GWH staff win praise from grateful patient

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2017 - 18:48
A WOMAN who spent nine days in hospital has praised staff for their tireless work amid chaotic conditions.
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Lethbridge Primary hosts science fair spectacular

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2017 - 18:46
THE science lab has been whirring in overdrive at Lethbridge Primary School this week as staff and pupils got together for the annual science fair.
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Plans for Wichel school go on view to public

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2017 - 18:43
PLANS to build a brand new secondary school with state of the art facilities in East Wichel have been unveiled to the public for the first time.
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Fiona Caine helps solve your problems

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2017 - 18:32
SHOULD MY SON BE MORE REBELLIOUS?
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Councillors express concerns over fly-tipping in Haydon Wick

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2017 - 18:30
COUNCILLORS in Haydon Wick have spoken out against the recent spate of littering and fly-tipping that has blighted the parish.
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Driver banned for trying to park after drinking

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2017 - 18:15
A HONDA worker who took over the driving from a friend to reverse a car into his driveway has been banned from the roads for three years.
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Charity sets about stitching blankets

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2017 - 17:34
AS ARCTIC weather hits Swindon, volunteers are busy stitching warm fleecy blankets for the homeless.
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Club bids for £5k grant towards cost of artificial pitches

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2017 - 17:33
A £5,000 grant towards the cost of an artificial grass pitches for junior players is being bid for by Cricklade Cricket Club.
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Swindon let success story

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2017 - 17:30
Imperial House is new home to Advance Insurance.
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£2,000 bill for Brunel 'tag' vandal

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2017 - 16:59
VANDAL Dean Morse was ordered to pay £2,000 compensation after he pleaded guilty to 18 counts of spraying graffiti on buildings in the Brunel Shopping Centre.
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