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ADVER CHAT: Elaine Paige chats about tennis, panto and the royals

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2017 - 14:04
THE First Lady of musical theatre, Elaine Paige, puts everything on hold for Wimbledon fortnight.
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Swindon Lions fireworks to go with a bang at Polo Ground

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2017 - 14:00
Swindon Lions will host their annual Fireworks Display at 5.30pm at the Polo Ground in Marlborough Road, Swindon on Saturday.
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Letters: Thursday, November 2, 2017

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2017 - 14:00
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, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Broadgreen 'red light district' remark on TV downplayed by police

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2017 - 11:40
BROADGREEN has come a long way from the days when prostitutes stood openly on street corners, say Wiltshire Police, despite an officer labelling it “Swindon’s red light district” on national TV this week.
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REVIEW: Witch drama in Swindon by Wrong Shoes Theatre takes no prisoners

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2017 - 11:38
Four women, dressed in white, wait in silence in a dark basement under a church, as an eerie religious dirge is playing.
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JAILED: Thief with 237 convictions and a love of prison back behind bars

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2017 - 10:51
A MAN with a history of burglary, who was caught using stolen credit cars before the owners woke in the morning, has been jailed.
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Dad of 5 jailed for sexually assaulting babysitter, 16

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2017 - 10:43
A FATHER-OF-FIVE who molested a 16-year-old babysitter was snared by his grown-up son who lay in wait and caught him in the act.
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ON STAGE: Austentatious recreate new 'lost' novels at Swindon Arts Centre

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2017 - 10:40
PERIOD drama fans will be delighted to learn that comedy players Austenatious have saddled the horses for a Grand Tour of the United Kingdom – with a stopover at Swindon Arts Centre on the way.
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Swindon headteacher heads to Kenya to help school pupils

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2017 - 10:29
A SWINDON headteacher is flying into the eye of violent Kenyan presidential election clashes this week to help spread a little joy to children in one of the world’s poorest and toughest slums.
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VIDEO: Orphaned ducklings doing well in new home

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2017 - 09:07
ORPHANED ducklings that watched their mother being crushed by a car are recovering well, staff at a wildlife rescue centre have said.
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Two charged over deaths of SAS hopefuls

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2017 - 08:57
TWO men have been charged with negligence after the deaths of three soldiers during an SAS selection march in the Brecon Beacons.
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Runner saw bridge crash lorry's roof open like a tin of sardines

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2017 - 08:24
A RUNNER has described seeing the roof of a lorry peel off like a tin of sardines being opened and hit the pavement a few feet in front of him after hitting the notorious Wootton Bassett Road railway bridge.
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A419 crash delays traffic

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2017 - 07:09
POLICE were at the scene of a crash on the A419 southbound, between the White Hart Roundabout and Commonhead flyover.
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Campaigners hit out at 'bad value for money' health schemes

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2017 - 18:25
CAMPAIGNERS have slammed council efforts to get people fitter and off the booze as “bad value for money”.
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VIDEO: Experience what it will be like to walk inside the new art gallery and museum

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2017 - 18:02
STANDING in the car park outside the magistrates' court on a grey November day, it can be difficult to imagine it as a cultural hub of any kind.
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VIDEO: inSwindon BID hosts spooky Halloween party

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2017 - 17:10
SWINDON’s town centre was transformed into a spooky party zone on Sunday as thrill-seekers got into the Halloween spirit with dancing zombies and a deathly disco.
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Man sought by police after assault victim suffers serious head injuries

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2017 - 16:57
A MAN remains in critical condition in hospital after suffering serious injuries during an assault on Sunday.
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Man struck by car near Salisbury was 'celebrating birthday'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 1, 2017 - 16:49
Jonathan Langford was hit by a car on the A338 near Salisbury in the early hours of Saturday, police say.
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Max Green and Max Wright: Bath sign England Under-20 and Yorkshire Carnegie duo

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 1, 2017 - 16:47
England Under-20 duo Max Green and Max Wright join Bath from Championship outfit Yorkshire Carnegie.
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