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Union says 44 cops attacked every day

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 9, 2017 - 07:53
AN AVERAGE of 44 police officers are assaulted on the streets of Wiltshire every day, according to a new figures from the Police Federation.
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Singing group are the best bar none

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 9, 2017 - 06:47
FLICKY HARRISON meets a woman who really is in her element
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Town among worst for food hygiene

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 9, 2017 - 06:16
A NEW study has ranked Swindon among the worst areas in the UK for food hygiene ratings among takeaways and sandwich shops.
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Council tax to go up by 7.2 per cent but residents won't get a referendum

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 22:16
SWINDON Borough Council is planning to impose a 7.2 per cent council tax increase without a referendum by using a legal technicality.
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Burning bottles on Trowbridge building site 'probably old military flares'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 8, 2017 - 21:15
Bomb disposal officers are called to a building site after a number of bottles are dug up and their contents catch fire.
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Councillors opposing 320 new homes secure decision delay

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 20:52
CAMPAIGNERS and councillors in Royal Wootton Bassett have been given a stay of execution after a decision on two contentious planning proposals was delayed.
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Pupil puts his fear of dogs to one side to avert canine catastrophe

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 19:02
DESPITE having a fear of dogs, one entrepreneurial 11-year-old has jumped to it to help save a popular town dog show.
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Hospital at capacity for 21 days in a row

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 18:49
THE Great Western Hospital was at a state of red or black alert for at least 21 consecutive days last month.
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Tough decisions ahead for Wiltshire Business Awards judges

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 18:35
JUDGES in this year’s Wiltshire Business of the Year Awards have praised the quality of the entrants and predicted 2017 will be a very close competition.
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Phoebe’s our West End girl

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 18:33
SWINDON’S very own starlet Phoebe Maddison could soon see her name in lights in the West End after making it through to the semi-final of a musical theatre competition.
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Business coach's fitness programme wins top award

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 18:33
A HIGHWORTH business coach has received a prestigious award in recognition of a unique tutoring programme that sees clients test both their bodies and their minds.
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Lifesaving search volunteers praised for work

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 18:24
VOLUNTEERS from Wiltshire Search and Rescue (WILSAR) were called out on average once a week during 2016.
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Assault and abuse lands man in jail and 8 others before the courts

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 18:09
A MAN has been jailed for causing criminal damage, assaulting a man and being abusive towards to two further people.
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One lane closed on A419 near Cricklade after four-car crash

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 18:04
THE A419 has been closed southbound near Cricklade following a four-car crash.
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Pupils come face to face with exotic animals

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 18:00
CREATURES from exotic, far off lands, brightened up the classroom at Meadowpark School this week.
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Train line reopens after level crossing death

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 8, 2017 - 17:52
A man and a dog were killed in the crash in Gloucestershire on Tuesday.
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Zafira stolen in raid on garage

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 17:28
THIEVES who broke into a garage in Bridge End Road, Swindon took off with a Vauxhall Zafira.
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George Ford: Bath fly-half could join Leicester, suggests Sale boss

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 8, 2017 - 15:41
Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond believes Bath and England fly-half George Ford wants to return to Leicester.
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Specialist search teams look for clues at scene of level crossing tragedy

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 14:14
SPECIALIST search teams are at a rural level crossing where a man died when a train ploughed into his car yesterday.
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Grant to support those caring for people with military background

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 14:13
Carers supporting former members of the armed forces in Wiltshire are to get help thanks to a grant of £29,489 from the Royal British Legion.
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