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We back our junior doctors – not MPs, says Barrie Hudson

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 12:48
THIS week I have some friendly advice for high-profile politicians who may be tempted to comment on the junior doctors’ ongoing dispute over pay and hours.
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Church group hands over cash for quake victims

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 12:42
THANKS to a generous donation by the congregation of St John The Evangelist Church in Haydon Wick, work can start to build a house for a family who were affected by last year’s Nepal earthquake.
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Be on guard after cars damaged, say police

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 12:28
RESIDENTS in Royal Wootton Bassett are being urged to be extra vigilant following a number of incidents of criminal damage to vehicles in the area.
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Teen stressed by phone bill mix up

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 12:26
A TEENAGER with communication issues is fearful of using her mobile phone after she ended up with a bill of more than £70 in charges for something she didn’t sign up for.
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Carer's career over after he dragged man across floor, court hears

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 11:57
A CARER has sunk his career after he dragged a vulnerable young man he was charged with looking after across the floor and out of the room when he acted up, a court has heard.
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Man, 22, dies following Royal Wootton Bassett collision

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 11:28
A SWINDON man has died after being hit by a car near the Marsh Farm Hotel on Friday night.
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Jury trial for man facing rape charges

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 11:27
A MAN who is accused of raping a woman twice over a few days faces trial by judge and jury.
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Crash-for-cash insurance scam man ignores work order

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 10:36
A JUDGE has blasted a fraudster after learning he hadn’t done any of the unpaid work under a previous court order.
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Sex web site row led to assault, court hears

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 10:05
A FATHER-OF-TWO has been given a community order after he allegedly hit his partner when she found out he had been texting other women.
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New report on man, 28, accused of attacking police

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 09:50
A COURT has ordered another report be prepared on a man accused of assaulting a police officer.
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UBER set to change Swindon taxi market

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 09:43
THE Swindon taxi market could soon change forever with smartphone-based firm UBER set to arrive in town.
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How does UBER work?

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 09:40
UBER is a web-based firm that connects customers with any vetted drivers which happen to be in the area when the request for a taxi comes in.
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Audit for relief road above gardens

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 16, 2016 - 08:35
A safety check is being carried out on a temporary relief road in Wiltshire which nearby residents say is unsafe.
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Honda worker sorry for assaulting wife and son in TV row

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 15, 2016 - 17:54
A HONDA worker said he was ashamed of himself when he appeared before Swindon magistrates charged with three counts of assault on his wife and son.
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Government announcement raises doubts over Swindon parish plan

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 15, 2016 - 17:41
CONCERNS have been raised about plans to give parish councils more services following a Government announcement that the amount of cash they can raise could be limited.
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Police plea after cycle path attack

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 15, 2016 - 16:58
A MAN was punched in the face while walking along the cycle path on Shaftesbury Avenue near Dorcan Academy. 
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Police appeal after incident on Thamesdown bus

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 15, 2016 - 16:41
Police are appealing for information following an incident which occurred on a Swindon bus.
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Union and pressure group unite for Sports Direct protest

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 15, 2016 - 16:30
UNITE the union and the Swindon People’s Assembly joined forces to protest outside Sports Direct this weekend.
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Theft of shower unit floods house and 6 other police incidents

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 15, 2016 - 16:29
THIEVES broke into a home in Cricklade Road between Wednesday, February 3, and Wednesday, February 10, and stole a shower unit, leaving water pouring from a pipe and causing flooding damage to the house.
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Man took perfume and aftershave from Boots in 'moment of stupidity'

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 15, 2016 - 16:04
IN a “moment of stupidity” a man stole almost £200 of perfume and aftershave from a town centre shop with the woman he was out shopping with.
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