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Firefighters wash cars in aid of two fantastic charities (and we've got the pictures)

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 15:05
WASHING cars made a change from fighting fires for crews from four Swindon fire stations.
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Campaigners want Swindon council's plastics plan binned

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 11:42
RECYCLING bosses have criticised Swindon Borough Council’s moves towards incinerating plastic waste, rather than recycling it.
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On this day: October 20

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 11:22
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Swindon Camera Club members get snap happy

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 11:03
These pages showcase some of the amazing images being sent in by the members of our new Swindon Camera Club. If you’d like to join the club – and be in with a chance of winning a £50 Love to Shop voucher for the Picture of the Month – you first need to register by emailing ian.parker@wiltshire. newsquest.co.uk.
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Railway Village is named England's favourite conservation area

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 09:10
SWINDON’S historic Railway Village has been named England’s favourite conservation area following a public vote.
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Council to publish safeguarding review after neglect trial reveals social service shortcomings

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 08:44
A PROBE will be published by the council over social service failings in the case.
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Swindon couple jailed for 'life-threatening' neglect of young children

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 08:27
A SWINDON couple who subjected two of their children to appalling cruelty and neglect have been jailed after one of their daughters confronted them in court and asked “Why did alcohol and drugs mean more to you than your kids?”
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Council's plans for plastic waste hit the front page - (slightly inaccurately)

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 07:26
Proposals by Swindon Borough Council to ask residents not to put out plastic waste for recycling, but instead put it into their black bins hit the headlines today.
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1 in 3 Swindon school leavers went straight into work, figures show

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 07:25
A THIRD of pupils leaving school walked into a job, new figures show.
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Church-goer threatened to kill wife after marriage breakdown

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 07:08
A CHURCHGOER who repeatedly threatened to kill his wife after their marriage broke down has been jailed for three years.
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Refugee charity founded in wake of Kosovo War celebrates 18th anniversary

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 07:01
A WAR that shook Europe prompted Swindon volunteers to set up a charity that has since helped thousands of refugees and asylum seekers.
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MP welcomes government action against loneliness

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 07:01
MP for North Swindon Justin Tomlinson has welcomed the introduction by the government of a cross-departmental initiative to tackle loneliness and isolation
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Martin Costello launches complaint against councillors who said his mayor's meal question was "racially motivated"

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 06:30
RIGHT-WING campaigner and former UKIP candidate Martin Costello has launched an official complaint against two borough councillors.
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Breast cancer survivor followed in mum's footsteps

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 06:22
VAL Cox was diagnosed with breast cancer just months after being given the all-clear in a regular screening.
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Volunteers needed to help families struggling this Christmas

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 06:04
A CALL for volunteers has been put out by Tesco and its partner charities to help struggling families this Christmas.
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Low unemployment rate success in Swindon questioned by critics

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 06:04
UNEMPLOYMENT figures released for Swindon this week have met with mixed reactions.
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Local kids choose their top 100 favourite reads

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 06:03
A LIST of the top 100 children's books in Swindon has been revealed by Swindon Stories.
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GWH made £630k last year from staff car parks - and £1m from visitors

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 05:27
CHARGING staff to park their cars netted Great Western Hospital hundreds of thousands of pounds last year.
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GWH made £630k last year from staff car parks - and £1m from visitors

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 05:27
CHARGING staff to park their cars netted Great Western Hospital hundreds of thousands of pounds last year.
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Residents to be told to stop recycling plastic by council

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 19, 2018 - 20:04
Swindon Borough Council wants to burn plastic along with other rubbish rather than sending it abroad for recycling.
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