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Clarion seeking walking-themed songs for Three Peaks challenge

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 17:30
WORKERS at car audio brand Clarion in Royal Wootton Bassett are hoping supporters of their Three Peaks challenge later this month will not only dig deep but also provide them with a walking-inspired soundtrack to keep them going.
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Ups, now downs for Wiltshire indicators

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 17:30
BUSINESS West’s regular survey of businesses in Wiltshire has found that most economic indicators saw a decrease in the first quarter of the year, after the region ended 2015 on a positive note.
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Society benefits from late member’s whisky legacy

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 17:29
FOLLOWING the death of Mr Peter Regelous, a long-serving committee member of the Swindon branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society, his family donated his collection of vintage single malt whisky to the RAeS to use in his memory.
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Every mile will aid a child in distress as Ashley pounds the streets

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 17:21
ESTATE agent Ashley Cain, from Swindon, is preparing to take to the streets of London with team NSPCC in the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday, April 24.
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Ready to rock back at Level 3

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 17:02
Songs of Praise will be raising the roof of a Swindon night spot showcasing local bands.
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Return to the rails for Swindon-built loco touring the nation

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 16:58
IT was a welcome return home on Tuesday afternoon for a steam locomotive who has been working services on the far-flung rails of Mid-Cornwall when it arrived at the Swindon and Cricklade Railway.
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North Swindon fibre trial expands

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 16:36
A TRIAL by BT Openreach to bring fibre optic broadband to many homes currently without the service in North Swindon is continuing to grow.
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Parking administrator to face charges of fraud and theft of more than £25,000 from council

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 16:25
A PARKING administrator will go before a judge at the crown court next month facing charges of fraud and the theft or more than £25,000 from Swindon Borough Council.
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Lack of doctors creates problems for surgery told to improve

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 16:24
AN EAST Swindon GP has said problems with patients getting appointments could continue unless more doctors are available.
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Drug dealer jailed after peddling heroin next to a school

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 16:02
A DRUG dealer who was caught peddling heroin next to a secondary school has been jailed.
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Educational fun and games in store

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 15:57
A FORMER teacher and her mechanic husband have celebrated ten years in the educational supplies business by opening their first shop.
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Pride of Swindon award winners find lasting glory

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 15:38
THE winners of this year’s Pride of Swindon Awards have found lasting recognition of their achievements in the town’s Central Library.
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Youngsters gain success at Irish dancing contest

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 15:06
THREE Irish dancing students sparkled in their frilly dresses and immaculately curled hair when they went head-to-head against more than 1,500 other dancers and jigged their way to a world championship competition.
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60 years and still going strong for Penhill couple

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 14:53
SIX decades after they tied the knot, one Swindon couple are still going strong as they celebrate their Diamond Wedding anniversary today.
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Salisbury Plain homes plan approved

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 13, 2016 - 14:51
Plans for more than 900 new army family homes in the Salisbury Plain area are approved by the local authority.
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Still time to snap up the remaining tickets for this year's Charity Ball

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 13:07
WITH just a few Charity Ball tickets left there is no time to waste to show your support for worthy causes across Swindon.
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Cyclists back efforts to reduce speed at accident hotspot

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 12:59
CYCLISTS have lent their support to the installation of traffic calming measures on Drove Road which have seen the road closed at various points over the last two weeks.
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Insurance worker crashed car while having no insurance herself

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 12:56
AN insurance professional who hit three cars while driving her car without insurance when she was dashing home with medication has been fined.
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B&Q job advert requiring unpaid induction taken down

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 13, 2016 - 12:51
A JOB advert looking for workers at the B&Q distribution depot near South Marston has been withdrawn after it said applicants would not be paid for a mandatory course.
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Swindon not worried about drop - Brophy

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 13, 2016 - 12:34
Swindon midfielder James Brophy says the team is not worried about relegation despite their seven-match winless run.
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