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Former fire fighter Ernie Taylor is carried in his wartime fire engine

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2019 - 04:03
EX-FIREFIGHTER Ernie Taylor was so popular among his old crew at Royal Wootton Bassett they gathered to provide a guard of honour as he made his final journey.
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Swindon M4 road tunnel plans go on display

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 17, 2019 - 21:19
The tunnel will link roads through a new development of 4,500 houses to roads south of the motorway.
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Griff brings a showbusiness lifetime of stories to Swindon show

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 18:42
I do genuinely like going out, travelling around and playing all over Britain,” said Griff Rhys Jones.
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All those new - or newish - to cycling in Swindon can start here

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 18:41
TAKING up cycling, especially if you haven’t owned ridden a bike for many years, can be daunting.
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The Swindon charity changing the lives of thousands

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 18:39
FEW people are aware of the sheer scope of Swindon Children’s Scrapstore’s work.
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Swindon trip for the Queen's sister

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 18:38
IT is 51 years since Princess Margaret visited Swindon to open a new educational centre for young women in Bath Road.
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Kitchen fire blocks Moredon Road

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 18:35
Three crews were called to a kitchen fire on Moredon Road.
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Swindon's shiny new department store more than 50 years ago

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 18:31
ENGINE oil jostled with stretch covers for sofas in the window of what is now Debenhams when this photograph was taken.
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Young boy 'knocked down in hit-and-run incident' in Park South

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 18:07
A young boy is said to have been knocked down in a hit-and-run incident on Cranmore Avenue in Park South.
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A419 DELAYS: Oil spill causes hold-ups at M4 junction

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 17:24
Drivers are experiencing long delays on the A419 at the M4 junction 15 due to an earlier oil spill.
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History of notorious 'muggers alley' underpass near Oasis leisure centre

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 16:54
NOTORIOUS “muggers alley” has been the scene of stabbings, a murder and robberies over the past decade.
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Swindon stabbing by gang of youths leaves man injured

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 17, 2019 - 16:49
The man was attacked after the group of up to five youngsters followed him in Swindon, police say.
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Hidden St Christopher statue discovered in Lydiard church

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 17, 2019 - 16:28
Conservation students made the discovery while working on a restoration project.
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Members of the public came to Ferndale stabbing victim's aid

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 16:10
A WOMAN was one of the first on the scene after a group of five balaclava-clad hooligans was said to have stabbed a man twice – once in his hip and once in the bottom.
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Stabbing on Ferndale Road

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 15:37
A man in his late-50s has been stabbed on Ferndale Road.
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Ferndale Road closed with 'police everywhere'

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 15:15
An incident has closed a stretch of Ferndale Road, with a heavy police presence said to be on the scene.
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Man wanted after alcohol was stolen from West Swindon service station

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 14:00
A MAN is wanted after alcohol was stolen from a service station in West Swindon.
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Letters to the Editor: "It is not asking too much that our drains and road gullies are maintained in working order"

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 13:03
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, Unit 1 and 2 Richmond House, Edison Park, Swindon, SN3 3RB. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Last imported great bustard chicks released in Wiltshire

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 17, 2019 - 12:25
Since 2004, the Great Bustard Group has imported eggs and chicks from abroad then hand-reared them.
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Woman triple the drink-drive limit had two young children in the car

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2019 - 11:55
A WOMAN was caught drunk at the wheel with two young children in her car.
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