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Ninety-seven-year-old knits 250 poppies for Remembrance Day (with a broken wrist)

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 08:31
A WOMAN of 97 knitted more than 250 poppies for Remembrance Day in spite of having a broken wrist.
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BARRIE HUDSON: Let those that make the decisions get a taste of the misery they cause

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 07:35
WOULDN’T it be great if the people who make decisions which have horrible effects on other people’s lives were given a taste of the misery they cause?
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BARRIE HUDSON: Potholes? They're an opportunity, not a menace

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 07:33
SWINDON’S share of the extra government cash for dealing with potholes apparently comes to £1m.
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Traffic news on Tuesday morning: Heavy traffic on A419

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 07:23
HEADING out to work or on a school run, keep up to date on traffic news this morning.
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Publicise help for gamblers, council is urged

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 07:00
Gambling charity Gamblers Anonymous has written to Swindon Borough Council asking for its support in publicising the group's work.
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Young runners compete in Swindon Schools Cross-country Championship

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 06:50
YOUNG hopefuls from 12 Swindon schools took part in a cross-country championship for the chance to represent the town in the county and national finals.
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Hundreds of houses in Swindon left empty for more than six months

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 06:39
HUNDREDS of houses in Swindon have been empty for six months or more.
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Advice on offer at pop-up policing shop in Swindon town centre this Christmas (and kids can get to look round a cop car)

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 06:38
OFFICERS hope a new pop-up policing base will prove a hit with town centre shoppers in the run up to Christmas.
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Surgery manager 'blaming everyone else' for call centre problems at patient meeting

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 06:36
PATIENTS met with the managers of a controversial new call centre system which has led to problems booking appointments, collecting prescriptions and getting continuing support for medical conditions.
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A new visitors centre/museum/shop could be set up inside Highworth's old Lloyds Bank building

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 06:34
A HIGHWORTH High Street building could be turned into a museum, shop and visitor's centre.
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New posts and recording systems. Prospect chiefs respond after latest CQC report catalogues failings at hospice

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 06:32
PROSPECT Hospice bosses say they have reorganised senior management posts and invested thousands to get systems up to scratch.
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Shortage sees council spend £240,000 on agency social workers

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 06:20
AGENCY staff cost Wiltshire Council an extra £240,000 due to a shortage in social workers between April and September.
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Deacons celebrates 170 years with limited edition clock showing Swindon landmarks

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 06:02
DEACONS the jewellers in Old Town is celebrating 170 years in business with a carriage clock decorated with some of Swindon’s best known landmarks.
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Modern slavery 'closer to home than you might think' says PCC Angus Macpherson

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 06:02
Modern slavery may be closer to home than we think, Wiltshire Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson has said.
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Zurich enters in talks to open new offices in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 06:01
ZURICH has announced it is currently in talks to open another office in Swindon town centre.
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£2,100 fundraiser launched for a big screen at Wootton Bassett Christmas lights (but there's only two days to raise the cash)

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 06:01
A FUNDRAISER has been launched to pay for a big screen at Royal Wootton Bassett’s Christmas lights switch-on.
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Police to caution drivers who get to close to cyclists for Road Safety Week.

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 06:01
WILTSHIRE police is making a drive this week to encourage road users to be more bike smart.
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'Needles improvement' - Tattoo studios could soon have hygiene 'scores on doors'

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 05:58
TATTOO parlours in Swindon could soon be sporting a hygiene-style rating in the way that restaurants and cafes do.
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Early Christmas gift for Home Bargains staff as boss says it will be closed on Boxing Day

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 20, 2018 - 05:08
A HUNDRED members of staff at two Home Bargains stores in Swindon have been given an early Christmas present.
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Couple who found £100 in cashpoint hand it to police after appeal

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 19, 2018 - 18:16
A couple have handed £100 back to police after finding it left in a cash machine in the Orbital Shopping Park Asda.
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