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BARRIE HUDSON'S COLUMN: Ban plan didn’t work

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 14:20
ACCORDING to the latest figures, there’s a knife crime epidemic sweeping the country.
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REWIND: Brunel Centre for sale

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 14:17
THE biggest item on sale at the Brunel Centre this week in 2004 was the centre itself.
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Council deploys sneaky new camera car to catch even more parking offenders

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 14:15
THE council could soon be dishing out a lot more parking tickets on the streets of Swindon.
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REWIND: Here’s a little light reading

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 14:14
SWINDON’S acclaimed Central Library opened nine years ago, but two decades earlier the notion of using the site had been dismissed as impracticable.
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Ammonite fossil from founder of Swindon's Bath Road Museum

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 14:12
This week’s object harks back to the very beginning of Swindon’s museum, coming from the man whose collection inspired its foundation.
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JENNY GROVES COLUMN: Chinese visit opens doors for Swindon firms

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 14:10
AT this time of year, as the clocks go back and the nights draw in, it is all too easy to retreat into hibernation mode. No such thinking from the Switch on to Swindon (SOTS) team – in fact, we’ve never been busier getting out there promoting Swindon.
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BUSINESS: Bank posts profits for a third quarter

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 14:03
Royal Bank of Scotland has posted its third consecutive quarter in the black after swinging to a third quarter profit.
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ON THE GRAPEVINE: Raise the spirits at Halloween

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 14:00
Fright night drinks to welcome the witching hour.
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Letters: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 14:00
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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Join BBC's Ben Prater on Children in Need cycle

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 13:57
CRAFT-lovers have been urged to make decorations to help power a radio star in a marathon charity cycle.
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Martin's Meats wins award for best steak

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 13:54
IT HAS been a remarkable year for farmer and butcher Martin Gilder: his Cotswold reared steak has been declared the best in the world.
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Running coach plea to clear waiting list

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 13:35
Athletics club Swindon Harriers need another 10 volunteers to help them cope with demand from sporty youngsters.
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Sick children numbers fall, say intensive care docs

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 13:17
THE NUMBER of previously well children falling seriously ill has dropped, doctors caring for some of the South West’s sickest children have said.
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MEP invites young people to have their say on how Brexit is dividing us

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 13:15
BREXIT has left the country feeling more divided than ever, but one MEP wants to do her bit to bring communities back together again.
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Mum shifts pounds to beat cancer

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 12:55
A SPARCELLS mum who cut back on food after being diagnosed with cancer has lost a third of her bodyweight.
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Chinese visit boosts efforts to make Swindon a leader in electric vehicles

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 12:30
WHEN people think of electronic vehicles, we want them to think of Swindon - that is the message from the council as they look to position the town at the centre of an emerging industry.
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Thugs try to snatch woman's handbag during attempted robbery

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 12:16
THREE thugs tried to snatch a woman's handbag as she walked through Gorse Hill last week.
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Window cleaner behind bars after returning to drugs trade

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 12:06
A FORMER window cleaner who was spared jail last year after making a 'career choice' to become a cannabis dealer is behind bars after returning to the trade.
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Meet New College student behind National Trust's Christmas window

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 10:48
A NEW College student has won the chance to design the National Trust’s flagship Christmas shop window.
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ON THIS DAY: Tuesday, October 31

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 31, 2017 - 10:16
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