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Medal for WW2 arctic convoy veteran

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 24, 2015 - 15:33
Surprise at getting 70th anniversary medal
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Cycle to fix knees turns into epic trip raising £13k for charities

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 15:20
WHEN a physiotherapist recommended Ralph Wells take up cycling to strengthen his knees, a 400-mile, cross-channel ride was probably not what he had in mind.
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Funeral date set for 11-year-old Daniel Climance

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 15:16
A DATE has been set for the funeral of 11-year-old Daniel Climance, who died after colliding with a road sweeper in Purton earlier this month.
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Lots of fun to be had at Lotmead this summer

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 15:15
Meet a very special tractor, pick your own strawberries and pet the animals... there’s plenty for families to do down on the farm
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Learn your ABC of cool clobber for summer

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 15:10
Stylist Shan Williams is back to complete her A – Z lesson in looking good
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US legend Alice Cooper returns for Oasis date

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 15:02
LEGENDARY rocker Alice Cooper has announced a show in Swindon.
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Super-sized inflatables set to bounce into town

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 14:58
BOUNCY castle fans can jump on the opportunity to test some of England’s biggest inflatables when they return to Swindon this weekend.
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Students inspired by tales from National Trust’s chief

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 14:51
YOUNG conservationists at Dorcan Academy had a chance to hear about the work of the National Trust when they were visited by the Swindon-based organisation’s director general.
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Bollards plan at recreation ground to go ahead

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 14:45
BOLLARDS will still be erected at the entrance to a Wanborough recreation ground, despite protests from residents.
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Fraudster had koi carp and mini cinema, court hears

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 14:40
THE family of a woman who plundered around £200,000 from a youth football league were struggling with their mortgage at the time she turned to crime, a jury heard.
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Students put their inventions on show

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 14:35
INVENTORS of the future had a chance to showcase their work to parents at an exhibition at Isambard Community School on Monday.
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Jo's harrowing ordeal at losing her unborn baby

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 14:08
Jo Styles lost her unborn baby at 36 weeks after a textbook pregnancy.
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Husband of football league fraudster says he did not 'live like a king'

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 14:04
A MAN whose wife plundered nearly £200,000 from a youth football league told a jury they were 'not living any better than anyone else'.
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SAS considered training improvements

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 24, 2015 - 13:56
Improvements to training were being considered weeks before three army reservists, including one from Trowbridge, died on an SAS selection exercise, an inquest hears.
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Woman killed in rock fall named

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 24, 2015 - 13:33
A 23-year-old woman from Salisbury who was killed by a falling rock on a south Wales beach is named as Georgina Le Fjord.
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Breast is best for new mums at unit

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 13:16
THE number of new mums breastfeeding after giving birth at the Great Western Hospital is above the national average, according to figures.
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Warren Shute looks at pensions versus ISAs

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 13:14
Q CAN you tell me whether I should put my money into a pension or an ISA for my retirement?
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Dad in run to thank hospice for care given to tragic tot

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 13:10
A DAD whose baby son spent the final days of his short life at Helen & Douglas House pounded the streets of Reading last weekend in his memory.
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We want to stay in EU, say regional bosses, reformed or not

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 12:10
ALMOST 1,000 firms in the West of England, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Swindon responded to Business West’s Local Business Survey on the European Union referendum during the period May 15 to June 16, and most are in favour of staying in.
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Barry Leighton recalls the remarkable Ms Gradwell

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 11:59
SURROUNDED by hundreds of books and publications at her Swindon flat, including many of her own works, Angela Gradwell posed proudly in her miner’s strike helmet, gave her beloved squeezebox a little squeeze, and spoke of the ethos that had kept her at the forefront of the fight for human rights and equality for the best part of 60 years.
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