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Swindon's Labour leader calls on party to unite after Corbyn victory

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 24, 2016 - 11:59
LABOUR must now unite if they are to become a party of government – that is the message from the leader of the party’s group in Swindon, Jim Grant.
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School receives Young Carer Award

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 24, 2016 - 08:37
HOLY Family Primary School is the latest school in Swindon to be presented with the Young Carer Award for supporting their young carers.
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‘Free eye test may transform my life’

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 24, 2016 - 06:41
A WOMAN who hadn't had her eyes tested for ten years is now electing to have corrective surgery for a squint after a visit to the Vision Van that was parked up at Wharf Green this week.
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Jailed and banned: Man caught drink-driving for second time

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 24, 2016 - 04:00
A DRIVER has been jailed after he was caught drink driving for the second time while on a suspended sentence for a bladed article offence.
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NSPCC gets welcome boost with £100 donation

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 17:25
A CHILDREN’S charity has received an extra boost with the donation of £100 from the Wroughton Carnival Committee.
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UPDATED: Agricultural vehicle ruptures gas pipe

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 17:17
DRIVERS are being urged to avoid Broadbush this afternoon amid a large-scale gas leak.
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Life means life: Halliwell to die in jail for Becky Godden murder

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 17:17
CHRISTOPHER Halliwell has been sentenced to a whole life term for the murder of Becky Godden, following his conviction on Monday.
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Cancer survivor hosts fundraiser in aid of James Baker

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 17:06
A FUNDRAISER in aid of terminally ill James Baker has been organised by a close friend who has also battled cancer.
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Praise for NHS as death of Isaac, 14, helps others

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 16:14
A MUM whose teenage son died suddenly from a genetic heart condition has praised a leading NHS centre for its work in identifying patients at risk of developing heart disease.
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X Factor favourite Jahmene returns to Asda store

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 15:40
ONE of Swindon’s most famous sons returned home yesterday to sign copies of his latest album at the Asda store whose shelves he once stacked.
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No plans to ditch Dorset counterparts, says fire chief in wake of Lords debate

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 14:29
FIRE chiefs have announced they have no plans to turn their backs on the newly formed cross-county border fire service - despite calls from the leader of Wiltshire Council to do so.
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Goldsworthy's branches out with help of one of Britain's next top models

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 14:08
ONE of Britain;s next top model was the red carpet guest of honour at the launch of an award-winning town hairdresser’s brand new venture.
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Becky Godden murder: Christopher Halliwell given whole-life sentence

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - September 23, 2016 - 13:49
A "calculating and devious" taxi driver is handed a whole-life sentence for murdering 20-year-old Becky Godden, who disappeared in 2003.
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Swindon filmmakers set to launch bid for funding

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 13:35
A PAIR of Swindon filmmakers are set to launch a funding campaign to help take their debut film to international festivals.
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Council agrees to no further funding reductions on Dial-A-Ride but 53 per cent cut still stands

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 13:23
THE council has agreed there will be no further reductions in funding for Dial-A-Ride, but recent cuts will not be reversed.
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Chefs ready for Rick Stein’s new place

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 13:07
TWO Swindon College students cooked up a storm last night as they prepared an exquisite three-course meal before popping off to work in Rick Stein’s new Marlborough restaurant.
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Looking back on locals - more pub pictures from 1980s archive

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 12:52
HERE is our seventh selection from the remarkable collection of pub photographs taken by Swindon photographer Mike Dolman in the mid-1980s.
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Becky 'can't have been Halliwell's first victim', says detective

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 12:42
THE lead detective in the Becky Godden murder enquiry says he is convinced that Christopher Halliwell is a serial offender and will pursue new lines of enquiry.
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Becky's parents sob as statements read out in front of murderer Halliwell

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 12:41
BECKY Godden’s heartbroken parents broke down as their victim impact statements were read out to the man convicted of killing her.
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Councillors veto proposal to change parish status

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 23, 2016 - 12:14
COUNCILLORS have decided against changing the status of their parish council to a town council.
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