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News to be shocked by, says Gill Harris

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 22, 2016 - 08:47
IT seems the whole world is in shock.
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Letters: September 22, 2016

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 22, 2016 - 08:38
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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We are reviewing current situation on rubbish collection, says council chief

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 22, 2016 - 08:34
OVER the next few weeks every household in Swindon will receive a letter from the council outlining important changes to kerbside waste and recycling services.
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Man whose racist abuse went viral on Facebook 'a fool', says judge

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 22, 2016 - 07:58
A MAN seen by thousands of people on a social media video shouting racist abuse and then being chased through Swindon town centre has been told to do 150 hours of unpaid work.
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Disabled teen's specially adapted minibus slapped with parking fine

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 22, 2016 - 07:57
THE mother of a disabled teenager has spoken of her disgust after a traffic warden slapped the family ‘s specially adapated vehicle with a parking ticket because it was too big to fit in a parking space.
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Mum's fears over children after tax credit fiasco

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 22, 2016 - 07:57
A MOTHER said she fears she won't be able to care for her two young children after a tax agency claimed she was living with two men and threatened to stop tax credit payments.
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'Bed in shed' landlord fined £7,000

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 22, 2016 - 07:57
A LANDLORD who allowed tenants to live in two ‘bed in shed’ properties in Swindon despite the accommodation being assessed as unsafe for habitation has been fined £7,000.
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Longleat Safari Park penguins die in malaria outbreak

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - September 21, 2016 - 20:18
A malaria outbreak thought to have been caused by mosquitoes kills 25 penguins at Longleat Safari park.
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REWIND: Bomb danger on a building site

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 21, 2016 - 16:57
“WORKMEN Dig Up Hoard of Bombs,” said one of our front page headlines this week in 1981.
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REWIND: Gadgets galore in 1933 property

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 21, 2016 - 16:51
SHOWHOMES in 2016 often tempt potential buyers with the latest gadgets, but it isn’t a new marketing ploy.
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Little Imogen dons denim for Jeans for Genes Day

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 21, 2016 - 16:09
A LITTLE girl with a rare genetic condition is raising awareness of children’s genetic disorders this week.
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Heritage trust reveals advisory group to guide Lydiard bid

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 21, 2016 - 15:17
THE Lydiard Park Heritage Trust has unveiled an advisory group to ensure that they fully represent the views and interests of the community as they look to take over the park and house from the council.
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Textiles students look to county's roots for inspiration

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 21, 2016 - 15:12
THE rich tapestry of Wiltshire’s culture and countryside has formed the inspiration for a group of textiles students from New College as they present their latest exhibition of work.
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Councillors hand cheques to community groups and charities

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 21, 2016 - 15:08
COUNCILLORS showed their generosity on Tuesday night as they handed more than £5,000 to local groups and charities.
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Parents ordered to carry out unpaid work after unreasonable chastisement

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 21, 2016 - 14:52
CREATING a father’s day card in school a child told the teaching assistant that his dad scared him because he would sometimes spank him.
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Campaigners pin hopes on cross-party Dial-A-Ride deal

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 21, 2016 - 14:43
THE issue of Dial-A-Ride will return to the council chamber once again tonight as the petition signed by more than 4,000 people comes up for debate in front of the full council.
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Valegro: Charlotte Dujardin's horse to retire at Olympia in December

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - September 21, 2016 - 14:21
Valegro, co-owned by triple Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin, will be retired at Olympia in December.
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Picture special: See inside the Mechanics' Institute over the years

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 21, 2016 - 13:45
AFTER our look inside the decaying Locarno and Corn Exchange building we thought it was a good time to look back in our archives at pictures of the Mechanics Institute.
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Hotel vandal caught behind wheel of car over drink-drive limit

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 21, 2016 - 13:38
FACED with an Alfa Romeo driving towards them at speed under a railway bridge in the early hours of Saturday morning with no lights on a couple phoned the police.
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People's Assembly use Adver headlines to show cost of cuts ahead of Tory conference demo

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 21, 2016 - 12:40
THE Adver will be heading to Birmingham for the Conservative Party conference in ten days – on a placard carried by the Swindon People’s Assembly.
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