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Home saved by TV series

Swindon Advertiser | News - 12 hours 56 min ago
ELDERLY couple Ken and Pat Hill will be at the centre of a national television programme next week, which will expose the six-figure losses they incurred at the hands of a cowboy builder.
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PC denies Tasering naked man

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
A POLICE officer unlawfully Tasered a naked man who threw a pair of underpants at him during a strip search in Wiltshire, a court heard. PC Lee Birch, 31, discharged his weapon into the bare chest of Daniel Dove in a cell at Melksham Police Station.
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Victim speaks out as abuser is jailed

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
YESTERDAY at Swindon Crown Court, Mark Eatwell, 44, of Coronation Road, Wroughton, was jailed for four years after being found guilty of ABH and false imprisonment.
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Nightmare finally over for Dream Lounge

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
DREAM Lounge will reopen with a bang on Saturday, nine months after the lap dancing club was torched last July.
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Carol is ready for yet another battle

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
FORMER district nurse Carol Tedham is preparing to take on the Race for Life – after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer for the third time.
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Drug dealer used woman

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
DRUG DEALER Shaquille Cumberbatch has been jailed for four years and 10 months after boasting of making £450 a day when relocating to the ‘softer market’ in Swindon.
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Appeal after bus assault

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a bus in Swindon.
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Boy claims he saw attacker pull knife

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
THE 16-year-old who was stabbed in the groin during a gang fight near a children’s play park insisted to a jury his attacker had pulled a knife on him.
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Victim loses phone, laptop and cards in burglary

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
MOHAMMED ZAHID is hopeful that CCTV will help track down the criminals who stole £1,000 worth of his belongings from the Al-Habib Islamic Centre at 8pm on Sunday.
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Talks start tomorrow on future of lingerie plant

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
OFFICIAL consultation on the future of the Menlo employees at risk of redundancy at Triumph will start tomorrow morning.
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Nearly 200 sign up to quit Honda jobs

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
ALMOST 200 production associates have applied to leave Honda voluntarily – but negotiations with Unite must continue as the threat of compulsory redundancies looms large.
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Pair fined for dog’s attack

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
TWO women who were in charge of a Staffordshire Bull terrier when it attacked a man in Regent Street have said the dog should not have been put down.
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Brit will stay in prison until his hearing

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
CHRISTOPHER Baines will face two more months imprisoned in Georgia following the postponement of his trial until June.
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Boardroom coup will boost 160 appeal funds

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
A FLEDGLING business has offered itself up – offices, boardroom and all – for 160 hours in support of the Adver’s 160 Appeal for Prospect Hospice.
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Children’s charity moves to new home

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
CHILDREN’S charity the NSPCC is celebrating after moving into a new fit-for-purpose home in Old Town.
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Hospital introduces new fiction section to library

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
GETTING lost in a good novel was just what the doctor ordered as the Great Western Hospital launched its new fiction collection to mark World Book Night.
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Builder promises to meet house targets

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
THE developers of the 700-home construction at Ridgeway Farm have moved to dismiss claims that their project will take twice as long as promised.
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Company to move its HQ

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
INTEGRATED circuit manufacturer Swindon Silicon Systems will move under a single roof in Royal Wootton Bassett by the end of the year.
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Building firm turns up with big gift

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
A CINEMA experience at The Open Door Centre, in Gorse Hill, has been made possible after the donation of an entertainment bundle worth £500 from HJ Webb and Son.
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Learning football skills all the way from Zambia

Swindon Advertiser | News - 13 hours 6 min ago
0ZAMBIAN football coaches put pupils from Robert Le Kyng through their paces yesterday as the school launched a collection to help children in the country.
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