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Schools seeing results from healthy initiatives to tackle child obesity

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 22, 2019 - 04:18
STAFF at Swindon schools spoke about how they are helping children lead healthy lives after new figures revealed that one in five primary school leavers in the town are obese.
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New campaign aims to help producers get fair price

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 22, 2019 - 04:15
A NEW campaign aims to educate shoppers on the importance of putting Fairtrade products in their shopping baskets.
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Swindon Hindus celebrate Kali Puja and Diwali

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 22, 2019 - 04:13
HINDUS in Swindon will get together this weekend to celebrate a one of their most important religious festivals.
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Drivers fined in Old Town despite ‘free’ Sunday parking

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 22, 2019 - 04:12
TRAFFIC wardens are facing accusations they set out to ruin Old Town after a line of cars were ticketed on Wood Street.
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Fury at housebuilder's plans to chop down 97 trees in precious Highworth woodland

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 22, 2019 - 04:12
OUTRAGED neighbours, councillors and environmental activists have joined forces to save 97 protected trees from being cut down.
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Prized art reaching a wider audience thanks to new tour

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 22, 2019 - 04:12
A SELECTION of items from Swindon's prized art collection have found a new home at the council's civic building.
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Swindon pupils with English as second language are performing better than classmates

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 22, 2019 - 04:12
PUPILS whose first language is not English are performing better than their classmates in Year 1 reading tests, figures have revealed.
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Dad ‘knew growing cannabis was bad’

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 22, 2019 - 04:11
A DAD-of-two was growing cannabis in the property he planned to refurbish and sell on at a profit, a court heard.
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Swindon Stagecoach driver wins Driver of the Year award - again!

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 22, 2019 - 04:11
A STELLAR Stagecoach bus driver from Swindon won a top award for the second year in a row.
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Banned driver who claimed to be brother failed to provide breath test

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 22, 2019 - 04:11
A BANNED driver initially claimed to be his brother.
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WHAT YOU SAID: Great Western Hospital faced £99k fines for breaking mixed-sex wards ban - but did not have to pay

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 22, 2019 - 04:03
It was reported last week that the Great Western Hospitals NHS Trust faced nearly £100,000 in fines for breaking a ban on mixed-sex wards – but ended up not having to pay.
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A419 DELAYS: Traffic accident and broken down vehicle causes hold-ups

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 21, 2019 - 17:14
AN ACCIDENT and a broken down vehicle on the A419 is causing traffic delays.
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BREXIT: Deal vote ruled out by speaker John Bercow

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 21, 2019 - 14:50
John Bercow has ruled out a “meaningful vote” on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal as the Prime Minister fights to fend off new threats to his plans.
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Chippenham detectorist helps woman find 54-year-old solid gold wedding ring

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 21, 2019 - 14:11
A METAL detectorist reunited a heartbroken pensioner with her solid gold wedding ring after she lost it in a back garden bonfire.
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Malmesbury School YouTube channel reaches one million view milestone

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 21, 2019 - 13:43
Malmesbury School Science department are celebrating after their YouTube channel reached a million views.
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Suspected shoplifter involved in car park hit and run

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 21, 2019 - 13:41
A suspected shoplifter hit a pedestrian with her car when fleeing a retail park.
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Man wanted in connection with John Lewis headphones theft

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 21, 2019 - 13:39
A man is wanted in connection with a suspected theft from John Lewis.
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Letters to the Editor: "He wants to undermine the employees and their benefits whilst looking after the managers"

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 21, 2019 - 13:01
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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Letters to the Editor: "You are far better off as a prisoner than as a pensioner"

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 21, 2019 - 13:01
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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BREXIT: What could happen on Monday as Boris Johnson battles to get deal through Parliament

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 21, 2019 - 11:32
It is the Monday after “Super Saturday” – when the Commons held a weekend sitting for the first time in 37 years – but it did not go as Prime Minister Boris Johnson had hoped. So what now?
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