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IN FOCUS: Moredon Netball Club

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 17:09
Meet the high fliers of the Moredon Netball Club
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Funeral held for Sir George Martin

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 15, 2016 - 16:26
The funeral of Sir George Martin, the Beatles producer who died last week at the age of 90, has taken place in Coleshill, where Sir George lived, his manager confirms.
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Zurich employee to complete 50 mile Ultra Marathon in memory of his Mum

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 16:20
ZURICH IT employee Richard Cox is preparing to complete a 50 mile Ultra Marathon from Worthing to Eastbourne in Sussex in memory of his mum next month.
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Wedding business that started in a spare room expands into new offices

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 15:33
A WEDDING business that started in the spare room of the founder's house has successfully moved into the Manor House Enterprise Centre in Royal Wootton Bassett.
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'You could save a whole family' - the plea from a mum who wants more people to become organ donors

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 15:33
A YOUNG mother whose baby was born weighing under two pounds hopes her life changing experience of living with kidney disease can raise awareness of the need for organ donors.
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Chaotically condensed version of Shakespeare's work coming to Swindon Arts Centre

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 14:38
A CHAOTICALLY condensed version of one of the Bard's great works opens at Swindon Arts next week. Prime Theatre (previously Sixth Sense Theatre) presents the world premiere of The Macbeth Curse, the hilarious new play by Horrible Histories creator and acclaimed author of over 250 books, Terry Deary.
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VIDEO: McCoy highlights Injured Jockeys Fund

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 15, 2016 - 14:13
Injured Jockeys Fund president Sir Anthony 'AP' McCoy tells BBC Points West why he works with the charity ahead of the Cheltenham Festival.
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'Monster tower block' plan shelved

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 15, 2016 - 13:57
Plans for a 13-storey building on a hill top in Swindon are shelved after more than 2,000 people sign a petition against it.
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Fire service chaplain nominated for Pride of Swindon award

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 13:47
PASTORAL, personal, prayer and presence are the four words that firefighter’s chaplain John Maxwell uses to describe his voluntary work with Wiltshire’s firefighters.
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Independent candidates could contest all 20 wards in the next election

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 13:28
INDEPENDENT candidates will contest all 20 wards available in the next Swindon borough elections if a new group has its way.
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Swindon is melting pot of people and cultures, says Graham Carter

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 12:51
Swindon is fab, and I have proof. The nice people at Create Studios have released an inspiring film called Digital Journeys, a series of interviews with people explaining how they came to end up in Swindon.
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Charity match in memory of driver is giving back, says Phil Manning

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 12:46
Phil refused to allow the injury to divert him from his ambition to become a bus driver – or to keep him from the football field
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Lower-paid workers to net £1,200 boost

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 11:47
MILLIONS of low-paid workers who put aside savings could receive a top-up of up to £1,200 over four years, the government has announced.
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Fashion statements for the red carpet season

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 11:37
Now that all the major gongs have been dished out, it’s time for us to take home the season’s best red carpet style pointers.
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Cuddly Teddy’s not the one to blame, says Barrie Hudson

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 11:19
A WROUGHTON dog called Teddy currently languishes in a pound and faces death.
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Making sweet music

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 11:03
YOUNGSTERS were striking the right chord again yesterday as they took part in the fourth day of the 107th annual Swindon Music Festival.
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Birth of Swindon... on film

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2016 - 10:32
Swindon was a hill-top market community before modern Swindon’s “founders” Daniel Gooch and Isambard Kingdom Brunel, of the GWR, decided to build a railway factory
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Champion boxer guilty of assaulting ex

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 14, 2016 - 18:43
European champion boxer Jamie Cox is found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her London flat.
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Catalent Pharma Solutions donates nearly £11k to charity after successful year

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 14, 2016 - 18:42
PHARMACEUTICAL manufacturer Catalent Pharma Solutions have donated thousands of pounds to charity after a year of successful fundraising throughout 2015.
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Lucky St Patrick's Day is good omen for Swindon Piano Festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 14, 2016 - 17:45
IT won't just be the luck of the Irish dominating St Patrick’s Day on Thursday but a whole group of young people across the borough will be hoping the shamrock will bring them luck in the Swindon Youth Piano Festival.
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