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Vocational education gives good start in life, says council chief

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 17, 2016 - 13:35
LAST night at the County Ground we held a ceremony to celebrate the positive impact that apprenticeships and traineeships have on individuals, businesses, and the wider economy in Swindon.
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It all adds up for mathematician Romesh

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 17, 2016 - 13:30
ROMESH Ranganathan does not skirt hard questions in his first solo show, the aptly named Irrational. Is he right? Is he the only one in the world to have got the wrong end of the stick?
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Scottish play in its short form

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 17, 2016 - 13:30
IT is 1902. Sir Alphonse King’s Shakespeare Ensemble is battling with gruesome props, ghastly mistakes and unexpected ghosts. Have they fallen foul of the infamous Macbeth Curse?
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Rock concert to raise funds for hospice

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 17, 2016 - 13:27
THE organisers of a charity concert are hoping punters will let down their hair and rock the night away to raise cash for Prospect Hospice The group behind the Bank Holiday Of Music concert, which is in its fifth year, are pulling out all the stops for the new event which will take place at Aldbourne Memorial Hall.
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A positive experience at music festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 17, 2016 - 13:15
SWINDON Music Festival has allowed competitors to share a positive musical experience, according to adjudicator Helen Deakin.
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Chance to meet and greet Strictly’s Pasha

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 17, 2016 - 13:10
STRICTLY’S Pasha Kovalev is back on tour with his new show It’s All About You.
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Ron's acoustic folk makes Irish eyes smile for St Patrick's Day

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 17, 2016 - 12:57
Ron Border Trueman heads for Swindon’s Beehive pub, Prospect Hill, Old Town from 8.30pm tonight Thursday, March 17.
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Sounds Around Town with Dave Franklin

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 17, 2016 - 12:48
IT IS another busy week in no small part due to the antics of a snake-hating, dark age cleric but which has left tonight with plenty of musical options.
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It's a dog's life for Pudsey

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 17, 2016 - 12:40
BEING the nation’s favourite pooch is no walk in the park.
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Popular couple killed on way to bingo by drink-driver

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 17, 2016 - 12:23
A MARRIED couple had their lives cut short after a former Swindon student who was three times the drink-drive limit crashed into their car head-on, killing them and himself.
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A naughty night out at the theatre

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 17, 2016 - 12:19
GET your besties together for a night of (tasteful) nudity you certainly won’t forget with Here Come The Boys!
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Fringe is creating its own Dominion with powerful drama

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 17, 2016 - 12:09
Swindon's Madam Renard's Fringe is the perfect platform for new writing.
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Shakespeare’s finest is focus of arts festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 17, 2016 - 07:00
FLICKY HARRISON previews an event marking 400 years since The Bard’s death 
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Woman jailed after knife attack that caused victim to suffer cardiac arrest

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2016 - 19:23
A WOMAN who launched a violent knife attack causing one of her victims to suffer a heart attack has been jailed for 20 months.
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High Sheriff has been ‘hand pricked’ by the Queen

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2016 - 18:54
THE Queen has put her own personal mark on the new High Sheriff of Wiltshire, literally, by ‘hand pricking’ him as ready for action with a silver bodkin that is said to have once been owned and used for the same purpose by Queen Elizabeth I.
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Launch ceremony to celebrate apprenticeships and trainees at County Ground

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2016 - 18:42
A CEREMONY to celebrate the positive impact that apprenticeships and traineeships have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy was held yesterday at the Legends Lounge at the County Ground.
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On the hunt for the class of '66 ahead of Headlands' 50 year reunion

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2016 - 18:33
FORMER pupils who left Headlands School in 1966 are on the hunt for members of their year group ahead of a 50 year reunion.
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Prince wrestles with a curtain and surprises a couple having a quiet cup of tea

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2016 - 18:32
THE Earl of Wessex surprised two friends having a quiet cup of tea yesterday when he wandered into a cafe during his royal visit to Uplands School.
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Hypnotherapist to address Canadian conference

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2016 - 18:12
SWINDON-based clinical hypnotherapist, Helen Breward, has been invited to speak about her successful menopause relief programme at the Canadian Hypnosis Conference in October this year.
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Old Town Scouts beat 164 other teams to win Monopoly Run competition

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2016 - 17:51
A TEAM of five Old Town scouts have beaten 164 other scout teams from across the country to win a national competition.
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