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Wiltshire villages ready to enter county-wide competition

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 07:11
VILLAGES in Wiltshire will be battling for the chance to be crowned the best-kept in the county.
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Stalls wanted for Old Town Festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 07:04
MORE stalls are wanted for this year's Old Town Festival.
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More mail misery as Park South pensioner receives ripped letters

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 07:01
A PARK South pensioner fears his letters are being vandalised after he complained to the Advertiser about missing mail.
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GWH wins Golden Hip award after excelling in improvements project

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 07:01
The Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has won the Golden Hip Award in recognition of significant and sustained improvements in hip fracture care.
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Talis Kimberley performing at Swindon folk club event

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 07:01
SWINDON Folk Club's next social will feature a performance from Talis Kimberley.
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More budget savings needed than predicted by council

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:07
THE savings needed by Wiltshire Council have grown by over £12m compared to predictions made last year about future cuts.
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UNIVERSAL CREDIT: 'It's making a mess of so many people's lives'

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:05
A WOMAN struggling to look after her sick mother while on Universal Credit has hit out at the system for not giving her enough support.
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Get your groove on for post traumatic stress sufferers

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:05
A CHARITY that helps people suffering from post-traumatic stress is stepping back to the 1970s to raise money so it can provide counselling.
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£40,000 audio trail will tell the story of town's heritage

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:05
A MEDIEVAL court near Cricklade is set to embark on a £40,000 interpretation and conservation project.
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Wiltshire Council proposes 2.99 tax rise to help balance books without central government grant

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:05
WILTSHIRE council has put forward its first annual budget without grants from central government.
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College's Institute of Technology bid still safe despite lowered Ofsted grade

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:05
SWINDON College eased concerns that a sharp drop in its Ofsted rating could cause issues with a bid for funding to build a multi-million pound Institute of Technology on-campus.
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College's Institute of Technology bid still safe despite lowered Ofsted grade

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:05
SWINDON College eased concerns that a sharp drop in its Ofsted rating could cause issues with a bid for funding to build a multi-million pound Institute of Technology on-campus.
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Number of people taking the bus in Swindon falls (but more trips are being made)

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:04
FEWER and fewer of us are catching the bus to make our daily journeys.
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Half of the homeless people in Swindon were discharged from hospital onto the streets

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:04
ALMOST half of homeless people say they are discharged back onto the streets after being admitted to hospital.
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Holocaust survivor tells pupils of genocide

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:03
EVA Clarke, the youngest survivor of the Holocaust, enthralled a sombre audience of Year 9 students at Royal Wootton Bassett Academy with a graphic talk.
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Matt Fiddes fuming after fake interview claims he said Michael Jackson had a split personality

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:03
MATT Fiddes has threatened legal action over a what he says is a fake interview published about Michael Jackson’s life.
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Remain campaigner fears violence on the streets over Brexit

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:03
A PROMINENT remain campaigner in Swindon has said he fears the rise of violent far-right protesters more than he does Brexit.
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Fig Offices to run two-day mental health workshop

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:03
A TWO-day mental health training course will be held for employers this week.
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Lucky Dylan, 11, got the 1,000th sponge made by Swindon group Free Cakes for Kids

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:01
FOOTBALL-mad Dylan blew out the candles on a very special cake.
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Parish councillor's blast over flytipping enforcement

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2019 - 06:01
A PARISH councillor has criticised what he claims is a lack of enforcement or prosecution for dumped waste.
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