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Reports praise Wiltshire Police for high standards

Swindon Advertiser | News - 7 hours 19 min ago
Wiltshire Police has been praised by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) for high standards of professionalism and ethical behaviour.
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England pick Twelvetrees at centre

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - 7 hours 22 min ago
Gloucester centre Billy Twelvetrees will start for England against Australia on Saturday, while Bath's George Ford is retained at fly-half.
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32-year-old charity money thief 'easily led' by accomplice, 14

Swindon Link - 7 hours 59 min ago
Father of four burgles houses with teen while wife waited in nearby motorhome
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MPs in bid to stop £2m waste site bill

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
SWINDON politicians have vowed to work with the Environment Agency to ensure the council is not left to clean up the mess caused by Swindon Skips.
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Plans made for air tattoo

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
A SPECIAL commemorative flypast marking the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain will be among the highlights of next summer’s Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford.
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Easier path towards solar farm delivery

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
SWINDON has taken the next step to becoming one of the easiest places in the UK to build solar farms, as the council looks to take advantage of a legislation change.
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Petition under way to save Highworth NatWest branch

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
CAMPAIGNERS have launched a petition against plans to close a Highworth bank.
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Move to put Mechanics Institute back to work

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
HOPES are growing that a solution to bring the Mechanics Institute back to life can be found in the coming months.
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Care home patients treated like babies as inspectors found respect lacking

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
A NURSING home has been criticised by national health inspectors for a lack of safeguards in place for residents described as babies by care staff.
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Labour plans ways to get town moving

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
THE Labour Group has revealed a plan of action to get Swindon moving as roadworks continue to cause problems for Swindon motorists.
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Jahmene: I feel so humbled

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
EXPECT to see more of Swindon singer Jahmene Douglas in the coming months as he sets his sights on a return to the town – and the charts.
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Young brainboxes put maths to the test in bid to win competition

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
MATHEMATICAL masterminds of the future were put their through their paces in the regional semi-finals of a national competition to find Britain’s best brain.
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Put on bobble hats to support children

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
SWINDON Mayor Teresa Page, Wiltshire Police Chief Pat Geenty and Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson are among a few friends of the NSPCC who are backing the charity’s first ever Bobble Hat Day.
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Teens talk of violent abuse

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
TEENAGERS had a chance to share their concerns about their relationships with young persons domestic violence advisers when they visited Swindon College.
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Dog is rescued as house goes up in flames

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
A DOG had a lucky escape yesterday afternoon after firefighters were called to a burning house in North Swindon.
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First peek at Orbital shop plan

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
PEOPLE in North Swindon were able to see proposals to upgrade the Orbital Retail Park on Wednesday night as owner British Land held an open meeting to unveil its plans.
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Eastcott Community Organisation in the running for £300 cash prize

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
WINTER’S drawing in and hot chocolate is being used to do more than just people warm in Eastcott.
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Bereavement group gets boost

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
A SUPPORT group aimed at people coping with the loss of a loved one from suicide has received funding to run a series of workshops.
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Man avoids jail after head-stamp

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 39 min ago
A MAN who stamped on a friend’s head in a violent booze-fuelled attack outside a pub has been given a last chance by a judge.
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