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Drunk pays to clean cell

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 12, 2016 - 12:10
A DRUNK arrested at the Moonrakers pub after being aggressive to staff urinated on the floor of a police cell and tried to clear up the mess with his socks Swindon magistrates heard.
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Winterbourne View abuse scandal victim still 'miles from home'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 12, 2016 - 12:08
A woman at the heart of an abuse scandal remains hundreds of miles from home because a new unit close to her parents has still not opened.
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Christmas festival proves big success

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 12, 2016 - 11:52
A NATIVITY scene proved to be a festive highlight at the St John’s Church and Swindon Restore Christmas festival yesterday.
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Gifts donated to less well-off children for Christmas

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 12, 2016 - 11:46
SWINDON children are set for some extra Christmas cheer, thanks to generous shoppers and families who have donated to the Salvation Army’s Christmas Appeal.
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Beating the bullies takes Hope

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 12, 2016 - 11:35
A DAZZLING display of frocks and glitter adorned the red carpet event at Commonweal School which was held to celebrate the creation of an anti-bullying film.
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Police plea after shoplifting 'gang' target B&M

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 12, 2016 - 11:24
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a shoplifting incident in a Swindon store.
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Gone but not forgotten: 104 famous faces we've said goodbye to in 2016

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 12, 2016 - 11:03
We take a fond look back at the well-known famous faces who are no longer with us.
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Great Western Air Ambulance secures new base and £1m

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 12, 2016 - 10:44
An air ambulance charity says its future is now secure following a four-year search for a new base.
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Good turn for friend costs drink-driver his licence

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 12, 2016 - 10:24
A FEW drinks with a friend after helping him move house has cost a Swindon man his driving licence for the next 18 months.
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Nationwide staff dress as elves to help charity

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 12, 2016 - 09:42
SANTA’S little helpers came out to play as staff at Nationwide dressed as elves to raise funds for an Alzheimer’s charity.
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Aladdin is a blast, oh yes it is!

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 12, 2016 - 09:20
IT has to be seen to be believed.
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Drug rape...the hidden torture

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 12, 2016 - 09:10
SAMANTHA* was in group therapy listening to victims recount their ordeals when the memories of the attack suddenly flooded back. The men pinning her limp body to the bed, the drug-addled stupor which prevented her from fighting back, the smell in the dank room where she was held captive and repeatedly raped for 48 hours.
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Nick Blackwell: Hasan Karkardi & Liam Wilkins suspended for sparring incident

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 12, 2016 - 08:28
Hasan Karkardi and Liam Wilkins are suspended for their roles in the sparring incident that put Nick Blackwell back in hospital.
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VIDEO: Rare polar bear sighting in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 11, 2016 - 16:41
SHOPPERS could barely believe their eyes on Sunday when a 95 stone visitor from the Arctic was seen wandering into the Brunel Centre. 
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Rare polar bear sighting in Brunel Centre

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 11, 2016 - 16:18
SHOPPERS could barely believe their eyes on Sunday when a 95 stone visitor from the Arctic was seen wandering into the Brunel Centre.
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Bikers deliver again with special Christmas treat for hospital kids

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 11, 2016 - 15:48
THE patients and staff at Swindon's Great Western Hospital got a special treat on Saturday, delivered by a convoy of motorbikes.
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Swindon man arrested after woman dies in fire

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 11, 2016 - 15:34
A 32-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder and arson following a fire at a house.
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Martial arts whizz Olivia nominated for prestigious sponsorship

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 11, 2016 - 13:31
SPARRING martial arts whizz Olivia Harrison has been nominated for prestigious sponsorship from one of the biggest martial arts organisations in the world.
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St Michael and All Angels church bells sent off for repairs

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 11, 2016 - 12:15
Church bells which have been in place for more than 350 years have been taken out for repair amid fears some of the bells could have fallen on to ringers.
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Neo-Nazi group that targeted Swindon to be outlawed

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 11, 2016 - 11:54
A NEO-NAZI extremist group who targeted Swindon as a recruiting ground are to be outlawed by the government.
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