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Councillors clash over LGBT discrimination

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 19, 2019 - 05:05
A DEBATE about equality and inclusion caused a clash between councillors yesterday afternoon as questions were raised over Wiltshire Council’s equality statement.
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£90,000 grant helps Wiltshire people cope with Alzheimers

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 19, 2019 - 05:03
MORE than 600 people affected by dementia and their families will be helped to overcome social isolation, thanks to a grant of £90,000 from Wiltshire Freemasons.
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Appeal launched to support carers

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 19, 2019 - 05:02
A CHARITY has revealed their target to raise £30,000 to give unpaid carers in Wiltshire a break.
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Plea for more cash for domestic abuse support services - as report shines light on 'rural underbelly'

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 19, 2019 - 05:01
MINISTERS must spend more on support services for victims of domestic abuse, the boss of a Wiltshire charity has said.
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Swindon man admits fraudulently claiming £7,500 benefit (but it was paid to his parents)

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 19, 2019 - 05:01
A BENEFITS cheat who claimed thousands of pounds in carers’ allowance while working as an insurance clerk told Swindon magistrates he hadn’t seen a penny.
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Swindon 999 crews train in boiler room 'fire' exercise at Great Western Hospital

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 19, 2019 - 05:01
A HOSPITAL boiler room fire saw six people fast-tracked to Swindon's A&E suffering burns and the effects of smoke inhalation.
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Fly covered pig carcass was 'unfit to eat'

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 19, 2019 - 05:00
A FLY-coated pig carcass was discovered in a barbecue in a Penhill garden.
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AIR TATTOO: Astronaut Tim Peake joins Red Arrows ahead of Fairford airshow

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 18, 2019 - 21:15
Astronaut Tim Peake has joined the Red Arrows for a rehearsal flight at the Royal International Air Tattoo.
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Plan journeys ahead of Air Tattoo events

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 18, 2019 - 18:28
Highways England is advising motorists to plan their journeys ahead of this weekend’s Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford.
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Action needed against 'rogue' homes for teenagers, says minister

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - July 18, 2019 - 17:28
The children's minister says he wants to eliminate the "rogue element" of some youth accommodation.
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MPs back amendment that could thwart no-deal Brexit

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 18, 2019 - 16:10
MPs have defeated the Government on an amendment which could thwart efforts by the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit.
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Man guilty of samurai sword stabbing in Swindon's Railway Village

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 18, 2019 - 15:31
A MAN has been found guilty after carrying out a “potentially devastating” samurai sword attack in Swindon’s Railway Village.
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Letters to the Editor: "They don’t have a full-time job so have plenty of time to cause unwanted misery on the streets"

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 18, 2019 - 14:02
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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Swindon sex offender given two-year detention order for messaging teenage boy online

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 18, 2019 - 13:45
A man classed as a high-risk sex offender has been given a two-year detention order after messaging a teenage boy online.
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Young drivers could be banned from driving at night

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 18, 2019 - 13:11
YOUNG drivers could be banned from the road at night under plans to boost safety, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.
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5 OF THE BEST... Places to buy sausages in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 18, 2019 - 10:01
We asked you who sells the best sausages in Swindon, Royal Wootton Bassett and Highworth and here are your top five recommendations...
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No-deal Brexit 'could plunge UK into recession'

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 18, 2019 - 10:00
Britain's economy could be pushed into a recession and real GDP could fall by 2% by the end of 2020 in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the Office for Budget Responsibility has warned.
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What time are the Red Arrows at the Air Tattoo?

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 18, 2019 - 08:49
THE Red Arrows have revealed the exact times of their displays at the Air Tattoo.
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Traffic update from Swindon’s roads on Thursday morning

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 18, 2019 - 08:05
THERE’S the usual slow traffic across Swindon's hotspots this morning.
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Council in Swindon fixes 7,500 potholes in a year

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 18, 2019 - 05:25
More than 7,500 potholes wer fixed in the road of Swindon last year. But just 900 of those were reported to Swindon Borough Council.
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