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Assistance dog Monty teaches kids about helping others

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 14:37
CHILDREN at The Playhouse Day Nursery were treated to a special visit from a prize pooch last week after a woman with hearing difficulties brought along her dog to meet the kids.
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Teaching assistant retires after 38 years service

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 14:27
A DEDICATED and caring teaching assistant has retired after 38 years’ service at the same Swindon primary school.
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Get battered with the parents, Simon says

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 13:14
Something fishy with Simon Rhodes from Lobsterpot Fishmongers, Wood Street Food Hall
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How to make... Mediterranean fish soup

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 12:51
Head Chef David Witnall
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Swindon salon scoops award at glittering ceremony

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 12:33
A SWINDON salon picked up a winners award at the BABTACS annual award in London recently.
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VIDEO: Car fire closes M4 near Swindon East junction

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 12:13
THE M4 was blocked with traffic queuing westbound between Junction 14 for Hungerford and Junction 15 for Swindon East because of a car fire.
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In focus: Ferndale Netball Club

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 12:09
Part of Swindon and District Netball Association, it is a friendly club for all ages who would like to play netball.
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Man admits breaching restraining order after he is found hiding behind car with scissors

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 12:08
A MAN has admitted breaching his restraining order after his former partner gate-crashed a party he was attending to drop off their children.
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Youths assaulted at beauty spot

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 12:03
SEVERAL young people were assaulted and one was taken to hospital with a broken cheekbone in an altercation at a beauty spot near Faringdon.
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Teenager 'banned from Swindon' for fifth bail breach

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 12:01
A TEENAGER due to appear the crown court has been banned from the whole of Swindon after breaching his curfew for the fifth time.
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BT welcomes Ofcom proposals for Openreach broadband

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 11:55
BT has welcomed Ofcom proposals to make its Openreach division a "distinct company" within the BT group rather than face a full sell-off.
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Romanian stole more than £1k of designer goods after work promise let down

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 11:41
ARRIVING in the UK on a hollow promise of work a woman stole more than £600 of clothes from Ralph Lauren at the designer outlet village after hearing Swindon was a good place to go thieving.
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Kathy digs deep into the metaphysical

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 11:38
Kathy Ratcliffe, 53, is organising The Mind, Body and Spirit Event, a free and open gathering which will meet at Swindon’s Goddard Arms on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm from August 16. Its purpose will be to discuss issues such as belief, consciousness and possible meeting points between science and spirituality. Kathy, who lives on the outskirts of Swindon, is an author and life coach and has two children.
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UPDATE: Crash between car and motorcycle delays traffic

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 11:32
A CRASH between a car and a motorcycle delayed traffic on the B4553 southbound this morning.
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Swindon employees scoop awards at Stagecoach glittering ceremony

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 11:14
FOR the second year in a row Stagecoach West has honoured its staff at its Customer Services Awards with two Swindon employees scooping awards.
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WOMAD adds science fact and fiction to its line-up this year

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 10:48
WHAT began life 34 years ago as a vision to highlight multi-faceted music, arts and culture from across the globe has blossomed into the planet’s most prestigious world music festival….and it all takes place just a 30 or so minute drive from Swindon.
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Commonweal staff make the transition to big school less scary

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 10:22
MOVING from primary to secondary school can be a scary experience for children so with this in mind Commonweal School embarked on a three day project to make the transition a little less traumatic for pupils joining in September.
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Top TV baker rises to the occasion

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 10:11
Stay-at-home mum Nadiya Hussain won the nation's hearts along with the Bake Off trophy last summer. Ahead of her much-anticipated visit to Bowood’s Great British Food Festival next month, she tells the Adver how her kitchen kudos has brought about a new lease of life
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Fine dining... on egg and soldiers

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 10:07
I want consommés, reductions, deconstructed this, three-ways that, and plumes, better yet, an actual fog of nitrogen foam – the works.
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They said she would not last a year... now she’s 18

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 26, 2016 - 10:03
Teenager Erika Cowie is living with a condition that could take her life any day... and so is her mum. They talk to MARION SAUVEBOIS about how they are making every minute count
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