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Apprentices honoured at Swindon College ceremony

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 8, 2019 - 05:06
YOUNG apprentices celebrated their success with families and friends at a Swindon College awards ceremony.
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Highworth cadet appointed Lord Lieutenant Cadet for Wiltshire

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 8, 2019 - 05:05
Leadership skills and service to the community have landed air force cadet Molly Ashby with a top honour.
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Royal Wootton Bassett Mayor takes town's own hell Hound Challenge

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 8, 2019 - 05:04
ROYAL Wootton Bassett's Mayor Steve Watts will tackle the town's own version of the Hell Hound Challenge, chomping his way through one of the world's hottest Scotch eggs on Saturday.
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GRAHAM CARTER: The stress of packing for a holiday

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 8, 2019 - 05:04
The summer holidays are almost here, and for some of us that means one of the most stressful times of the year.
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How meeting her victims got burglar out of criminal life, Wiltshire restorative justice event hears

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 8, 2019 - 05:01
SPEAKING to her victims helped knock convicted burglar Lianne Gratton out of a life of crime.
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New Polish Saturday school to open in west Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 8, 2019 - 05:00
A NEW Saturday school will teach Polish children about their parents’ culture and language.
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Superheroes lead the way at biggest ever carnival day

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 8, 2019 - 03:57
SPIDERMAN, Bill and Ben the Flowerpot men and many more amazing costumes helped make Wroughton Carnival one of the biggest and best ever.
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The new dawn planned for Swindon in 2004

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 7, 2019 - 20:01
ONE of the Adver’s front page stories this week 15 years ago announced a grand plan to turn the centre of Swindon into a perpetual cultural, shopping and dining zone.
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Terrified shoplifter threatened by Swindon county lines drug dealer

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 7, 2019 - 17:01
A SHOPLIFTER who gave evidence against a dangerous drug dealer said the lives of his children were threatened.
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999 crews called to rescue PARACHUTIST from roof of Wiltshire house

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 7, 2019 - 16:26
FIREFIGHTERS rescued a stricken parachutist from the roof of a Wiltshire house.
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VIDEO: Ride of Respect 2019 thunders through Wiltshire to commemorate fallen servicemen

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 7, 2019 - 15:10
HUNDREDS of motorcyclists made the annual ride from Lyneham to Brize Norton in memory of those who lost their lives in recent conflicts.
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MESOTHELIOMA MEMORIAL: Calls for asbestos to be removed from all buildings

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 7, 2019 - 13:33
A SWINDON lawyer called on government to step up efforts to strip out asbestos from schools, hospitals and other buildings.
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Queens Park's Secret Garden to close this week after yobs vandalise trees

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 7, 2019 - 13:30
A COMMUNITY garden has been shut temporarily after yobs snapped tree branches.
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Revellers enjoy fun for family at latest Stratton Festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 7, 2019 - 10:25
A CENTURY ago, when Stratton’s parish council was still in its infancy a carnival would have paraded through the streets – a splash of summer colour to light up Victorian lives.
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Firefighters shut A4 near Marlborough to deal with fallen electricity cables

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 7, 2019 - 07:05
FIREFIGHTERS have closed the A4 London Road east of Marlborough after overhead electricity cables came down overnight.
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10 places in and around Swindon where water means summer fun

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 7, 2019 - 05:01
1 The beauty of Coate Water Country Park, off Marlborough Road, has made it a favourite among generations of people from throughout the Swindon area. It has plenty to offer anglers, birdwatchers and devotees of the fine art of pitch and putt, but many of those who come along do so simply because they want to stroll by the quiet and beautiful expanse of water. The nearby Coate Water Railway, with its miniature ride-on rolling stock, is a visitor attraction in its own right - see coatewaterrailway
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Blood at the scene of Gladstone Street 'slashing' in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 6, 2019 - 17:16
ENCRUSTED blood and a twist of police tape are the only reminders of a slashing that left a man bleeding in the road.
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WrdeUP Festival kicked off the summer fun today

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 6, 2019 - 17:07
Even though the sky looks gloomy, WrdeUp Festival got everyone in the mood for summer today.
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'My Town, My World' mural unveiled today

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 6, 2019 - 16:04
Regent Close is looking brighter than ever as pair of artists finish the mural today.
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