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Police plea after armed robbery at Costcutter store

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 14:59
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at the Costcutter store in Cheney Manor Road.
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Air ambulance flight room appeal hits £20k target

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 14:46
A CAMPAIGN to raise £20,000 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s new flight room has achieved its goal.
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Only one week left for silent charity auction

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 12:48
THE clock is ticking for a silent charity auction in aid of Ainslie's Pavillion which ends at midnight on Sunday, December 11.
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Shadow Culture Secretary asks Government to intervene over council library plans

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 12:15
LIBRARY protestors taking part in Saturday’s ‘day of action’ were buoyed by the news that the issue of Swindon’s future library provision has caught the attention of politicians in Westminster.
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VIDEO: TWIGS wages a war against silence

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 12:05
THERE is some hubbub in one of TWIGS Community Gardens’ polytunnels. Users are huddled around an apple press, heads craned in expectation as a handy helper twists a crank, squeezing out a steady drip of fresh juice.
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Man arrested in connection with Royal Wootton Bassett burglaries

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 12:03
POLICE investigating a series burglaries in Royal Wootton Bassett have arrested a man.
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Hundreds brave cold for festive fun run in the park

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 10:34
LYDIARD Park was transformed into a sea of red and white yesterday as hundreds of runners gathered to take part in the fifth annual Santa Fun Run.
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Drug runner walked into police station to hand over stash, court hears

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 09:46
A WOMAN who walked into a police station to hand over scores of deals of hard drugs she had been selling on the streets has been given a suspended jail sentence.
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Van man admits causing death of woman, 80, by careless driving

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 09:37
A VAN driver whose vehicle collided with a pensioner, who died as a result of her injuries, in Swindon has admitted causing her death by careless driving.
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Magnificent elephant sculpture unveiled in Liddington

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 09:02
FIGURES from the worlds of politics, the arts and the wider community gathered in the village of Liddington yesterday for the much-anticipated unveiling of a very special sculpture.
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On this day from Monday, December 5 2016

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 06:00
Monday, December 5
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Indian restaurant in hygiene ratings drama is still struggling

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 4, 2016 - 16:48
AN Indian restaurant at the centre of a row about hygiene ratings has been dealt a further blow after inspectors gave them just two out of five following their latest visit.
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From behind the scenes to spotlight for tireless worker at Christmas lights switch-on

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 4, 2016 - 12:41
FOR years Chris Wannell spent the evening of the Royal Wootton Bassett Christmas lights and shopping event working hard behind the scenes, making sure everything was going smoothly.
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Towns and villages get in the festive spirit with Christmas lights celebrations

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 4, 2016 - 12:32
CHRISTMAS officially got underway in Cricklade and Wroughton on Saturday.
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Swindon Honda Factory blaze tackled by 40 firefighters

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 4, 2016 - 11:43
More than 40 fire fighters tackle a blaze at the Honda plant in South Marston near Swindon.
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Calne Nativity: Town claims world record for largest gathering

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 4, 2016 - 10:14
A town in Wiltshire has claimed a new Guinness World Record for the largest live nativity gathering.
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UPDATE: Police warn of icy conditions as cars overturn

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 4, 2016 - 10:04
POLICE warned of icy conditions this morning as a number of cars overturned.
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Campaigners stage 'day of action' in response to library cuts

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 4, 2016 - 09:13
HIGHWORTH library was occupied on Saturday evening by campaigners angry about proposed cuts to the libraries service.
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Donations flood in for Christmas Care

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 3, 2016 - 19:04
DONATIONS of food, clothes and shoes flooded in to help a Swindon project that provides shelter and meals for the homeless over Christmas
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Firefighters tackle blaze at Honda plant

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 3, 2016 - 17:40
FIREFIGHTERS raced to the scene of a fire at the Honda plant in Stratton on Saturday evening.
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