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Swindon Striders set out from the Link Centre for latest route

THE last route provided by Mark Jones of Swindon Striders began and ended at the Oasis. This time another major Swindon leisure centre, the Link, is the point of departure and arrival for a route which covers 5.1 miles and takes us through a range of local scenery.
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10 chances to walk in the footsteps of ancient people

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 20:01
1 Stonehenge is, of course, the most famous of all Wiltshire’s ancient sites and easily among the most famous anywhere in the world. For all the research carried out over the years, there is no conclusive proof as to why it was built millennia ago by people whose culture and technology are themselves a mystery. Is the circle the remains of a place of worship? A gigantic solar timepiece? An aid to navigation? Information for would-be visitors can be found at english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places
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Teaching Swindon children how to master their destinies

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 19:31
“WE work with so many young people,” said Johanna Bryant.
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Men's Mental Health Swindon campaign officially launched at breakfast event

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 18:40
A NEW campaign wants to make it more acceptable for men to talk about their mental health.
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Honda: Councillors sorry but determined town will bounce back

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 18:25
Senior members at Swindon Borough Council reacted with sorrow, and also determination, when Honda confirmed its plant would shut.
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High fashion and a Blackpool trip for Swindon in 1979

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 18:02
THIS week four decades ago an away fixture with Blackpool was all that stood between Swindon Town FC and promotion to the old second division.
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Timeline: How Swindon learned about and reacted to Honda's first closure announcement

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 16:22
HONDA first announced that it would close its Swindon plant by 2021 on February 19.
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Drivers who hit a cat MUST report it to police under new law proposed

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 15:15
DRIVERS who run over a cat will be forced to report it to police under a new law being considered in Parliament.
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Honda: Swindon plant will definitely close

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 14:41
Japanese car giant Honda has said it is determined to leave its Swindon plant.
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Letters to the Editor: "Hate speech needs to be confronted where ever it is"

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 14:32
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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Hollywood star Doris Day dies aged 97

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 14:28
Doris Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence in films in the 1960s, has died aged 97.
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Letters to the Editor: "The injustice of people battling to get quality dementia care can’t go on"

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 14:03
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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PICTURES: Festival fun in the sun with stories and circus shows in Lydiard Park

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 12:50
HUNDREDS of people enjoyed watching amazing acts by circus performers and had the chance to have a go themselves at the Festival in the Park.
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Traffic building in the usual hotspots around Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 08:02
HERE'S the latest news from the roads.
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New leadership team members appointed to Wiltshire Police

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 07:04
THREE new senior staff members have been appointed to join the team at Wiltshire Police.
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A little preview of the highlights coming up in the Swindon Spring Festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 07:02
HERE are a few highlights of the final days of the first the Swindon Spring Festival.
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Summer fundraising ball for Swindon project that helps foster children

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 07:02
A PROJECT that helps foster children will host its first fundraising ball this summer.
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Firefighters free trapped motorists after car crash

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 07:02
TWO people had to be freed from their vehicles by the emergency services after being involved in a car crash near the town centre.
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Optimum hosting free networking breakfast in its new headquarters

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2019 - 07:02
Swindon-based Optimum Professional Services will be throwing open its doors next month when it stages its first networking event in its new headquarters – a free breakfast for local businesses.
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