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Unholy row over a plan to split school

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
AN unholy row has broken out at Holy Cross Primary School, with governors, teaching staff and some parents angry at plans to split the school over two sites.
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‘Black alert’ as ops cancelled at GWH

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
SOME operations scheduled at the Great Western Hospital have been cancelled because it cannot cope with the current level of demand.
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Police raids hit back at new drug dealers

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
FRESH leads led police to raid eight addresses around Swindon yesterday in an effort to disrupt the town’s drug supply.
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The Rain author drops in to inspire young writers

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
AUTHOR Virginia Bergin was at Kingsdown School yesterday to inspire the next generation of writers.
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Crumpled Horn pub reopens to punters

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
A PUB labelled a ‘community hub’ has reopened its doors, just two weeks after it mysteriously shut down amid rumours of falling trade.
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Rail work sparks interest

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
ELECTRIFICATION of the Great Western line is progressing, with rail users now seeing signs of the work taking shape.
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Charity pamper day proves a big hit

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
A FUNDRAISING day of rest and relaxation took place on Saturday in aid of Swindon Multiple Sclerosis Society.
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Town sees decrease in teenage pregnancies

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
THE number of teenage pregnancies in Swindon continue to tumble, according to new figures released this week, with a near identical rate to the national average.
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Group tackles surge in self-harm

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
A SWINDON support group is calling on the public to get behind a Self-Injury Awareness Day and promote the help they provide.
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Students play it for real at fictional car crash

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
CSI came to Swindon College yesterday as forensic science students investigated a simulated car crash mystery – complete with cars, witnesses and two ‘dead’ bodies.
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Book is a nostalgic trip back to Works

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
A BOOK packed with previously unseen images of the Railway Works will be launched at the Central Library tomorrow.
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Metal to pupils who showed their mettle

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
YOUNGSTERS who have spent the year on a popular self-improvement programme celebrated their achievements at a ceremony this week.
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Dale all set to pack a punch

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
AS a councillor with 10 years’ experience, Dale Heenan is used to the rough and tumble of the political arena.
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Telly ad team to box clever thanks to gift

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
AN OVER-50s walking football club which starred in a Barclays Bank TV ad has been helped to the premier league by a leading packaging manufacturer’s generous gift.
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Drugs swoop severs major supply chain

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:30
POLICE claim the supply of hard drugs into Swindon from Birmingham and the West Midlands has been severed after an operation saw officers seize £10,000 in cash, drugs, and three expensive cars.
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Swindon Skips' clear-up bill ‘under £2m’

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 27, 2015 - 05:00
COUNCIL chiefs say they are confident the former Swindon Skips site can be cleared for less than £2m – but admit it will cost tax payers money.
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VIDEO: Waste clean-up 'could cost £2m'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 27, 2015 - 01:19
Clean-up costs for a recycling yard in Swindon could top £2m, it has been claimed.
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Lights, camera, action!

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 26, 2015 - 19:00
MARION SAUVEBOIS meets a group putting talents in focus
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Lawro's predictions v George Ford

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 26, 2015 - 18:40
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on England and Bath fly-half George Ford.
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All aboard Swinging Sixties Dreamboat in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 26, 2015 - 18:30
MARION SAUVEBOIS highlights popular sequel
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