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Developer behind Locarno plans gets a grilling from residents

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 14:12
THE MAN behind the multi-million pound plans to transform the Locarno building and make it ‘the heartbeat of Old Town’ faced a grilling from members of the Civic Voice on Thursday night.
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Bald lamb spared chop is 'ewe-phoric'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 29, 2016 - 13:56
A lamb born without a fleece is to be spared the chop and will be pursuing "a career in grassland management" instead, his owner says.
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Owner vows to fight on after Teddy confirmed as pitbull-type

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 13:53
DEATH row dog Teddy’s owner has vowed to fight on, despite fresh heartache after his beloved pet was confirmed to be a pitbull.
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UPDATE: Trespassers on rail lines delay services through Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 13:19
TRESPASSERS on the tracks at Reading caused delays of up to 15 minutes to train through Swindon station.
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Foodbank fine dining dished up by student chefs

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 13:04
A FOOD bank fine dining menu was served up by Swindon College students to mark the 10th birthday of a service that has saved hundreds of local families from going hungry.
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Man who head-butted wife spared jail

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 12:34
A MAN has narrowly been spared jail for head-butting his wife.
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VIDEO: Snow joke in April!

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 29, 2016 - 12:05
Archive footage from April 1981, where parts of the UK saw up to four inches of the white stuff.
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Quackers for duck race

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 11:45
HUNDREDS of yellow rubber ducks will be bobbing down the river in Wroughton as part of the annual duck race on Monday.
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Vacuum thief is sentenced

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 11:39
A MAN who stole a vacuum cleaner with an insecure security tag has found himself slapped with a second community order to carry out alongside one he is already completing.
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£400 bill for man who assaulted woman 3 times and 9 other people in the courts

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 11:36
A MAN who assaulted a woman three times faces a court bill of more than £400.
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Man fined after 'minor incident' in car park with ex-wife

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 11:15
A MAN who denied assaulting his ex-wife in a public carpark changed his plea before the matter went to trial.
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Great Western Railway expertise lives on in Swindon transport network

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 10:58
THE Great Western Railway works in Swindon may have closed 30 years ago but the skills expertise that saw the success of the railway have certainly not gone to waste.
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You might not know you're a victim of latest phone scam

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 10:25
THE latest phone scam going round could scarily cost you hundreds of pounds - and you wouldn't even know until your bill came in. 
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Man found with skunk worth £25k told to hand over £525

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 09:37
A MAN who was spared jail when he was caught with tens of thousands of pounds worth of drugs hidden in his attic will have to hand over just £525.
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Letters: April 29, 2016

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 08:55
PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: letters@swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Write:Swindon Advertiser, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Convicted fraudster working as a teacher again, this time with a new name

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 29, 2016 - 07:03
A TEACHER who was given a suspended prison sentence earlier this week for a £20,000 fraud is already teaching at another Swindon school, under a new name.
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'We won't charge for Parkruns at Lydiard'

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 28, 2016 - 19:02
Lydiard Trust has vowed to keep Parkrun free following Bristol Parish Council's decision to charge Parkrun for the use of its grounds.
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Club celebrates 35 years

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 28, 2016 - 17:10
A CLUB that helps to give people with learning difficulties a social life is celebrating its 35th birthday.
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On course for Costa Rica

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 28, 2016 - 17:03
Sloths, zip lines and swathes of cloud forest are now even more accessible as a result of new direct flights from the UK to Costa Rica. Shereen Low visits the Central American wildlife paradise
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Police seek to reunite stolen bikes with owners

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 28, 2016 - 17:00
POLICE are trying to trace the owners of three bicycles, all believed to have been stolen from addresses in Swindon in the last few days.
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