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Teen robber jailed after judge tells him he has run out of chances

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 13:01
A TEENAGE robber who carried on offending after being given two chances by a judge is finally behind bars.
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VIDEO: Paul saves Swindon footage from skip for all to see

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 12:53
FOOTAGE of Swindon not seen for three decades is going online in a series of short films.
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Painstaking investigation helped jail countywide safe thieves

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 11:50
A DETECTIVE who helped jail a gang for 120 safe burglaries across five counties has been recognised for bringing them to justice.
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Police use smart detection devices in Christmas campaign against drink and drug driving

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 11:27
WILTSHIRE police have warned they will actively target any motorists they suspect are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs over the festive season.
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All welcome at Christmas Festival on Friday

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 11:22
St John's Church in Whitbourne Avenue and Swindon Restore Charity Shop will be hosting a Christmas Festival at the church tomorrow from 11am - 6.30pm. A nativity stable, raffles, local performers and a Santa's grotto will be providing entertainment until the blessing of the Christmas tree by candle light at 6pm. Hot waffles and berries, mulled wine and hot dogs and burgers will be available.
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Speeding on bend led to fatal crash, inquest hears

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 11:20
A POPULAR member of the traveller community suffered fatal head injuries when his car hit a tree after he misjudged the speed on a bend, an inquest heard yesterday.
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Swindon libraries campaigners 'need more time'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 8, 2016 - 10:59
Campaigners say they have been given an "impossible timeframe" to save Swindon's libraries.
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Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 10:49
As the festive season draws near, it's time to think about gifts for your favourite gardener. Hannah Stephenson digs out some of the best
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Wish you were here...

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 10:44
THERE’S been a startling bout of common sense in our courts this week.
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We need to balance the books, says council chief

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 10:36
LAST night Cabinet reviewed the draft budget for 2017/18 in which we have to make a further £20m of savings on top of the £20m we have to save this year.
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Sisters take pride in fundraising efforts

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 10:32
TWO sisters who have been hugely supported by an extensive network of friends in raising funds for Prospect Hospice have committed to continue with their support, despite having far exceeded their original expectations.
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Sounds Around Town with Dave Franklin

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 10:28
IT’S going to be a good week in town for those who like their music… well, their rock music at least, as most days have a generous helping of the dulcet sounds of classic rock and metal both original and otherwise.
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Wormhole's World: Top tips on Christmas gifts for grooveheads

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 10:24
Joe Theobald, aka DJ Captain Wormhole, Looks at all things vinyl 
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Bremner is back with a sellout show

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 10:14
FRESH from a sell-out run at Edinburgh, Rory Bremner is back with a glut of new impressions, obseravtions and jokes. But it's still all a work in progress, so bear with him as he attempts to make sense (and nonsense) of a world where Boris Johnson is Foreign Secretary, Donald Trump is President-elect, and Brexit means Brexit. We wish him the best of luck with that!
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Playing it for laughs in world trip

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 10:11
THE days of slumming it in grubby basement clubs and dodgy bars to a less than receptive audience are long gone for Stephen K Amos. Not only has he become a household name in the UK, but he is now 'World Famous' - according to the title of his latest show anyway.
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Folk royalty herald the start of Christmas

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 09:48
It’s that time of year when many households are putting up their Christmas trees and decking the halls while listening to the festive album by St Agnes Fountain.
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A talented tribute to the King

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 09:42
Sue Austin, a huge Elvis Presley fan, has persuaded one of the UK's top tribute singers to perform in Swindon.
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UPDATE: Crash closes Windsor Road

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 09:35
A CRASH closed Windsor Road this morning.
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The best idea is to Corrie on regardless

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 09:33
“THERE was one called Big Bad Dom, it was for Domestos and it was set as a Western,” Bill Ward sets the scene for his favourite childhood ad, with such gravitas, he may as well be reciting Shakespeare. “Domestos was going round with a gun, sorting things out and solving problems. I remember that one particularly well.”
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Pub getting ready to turn up the beat

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 8, 2016 - 09:23
A SWINDON pub turns into a hard rock cafe this weekend when three bands turn up the beat for a themed night.
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