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Court curfew now allows man, 24, to smoke in his garden

A SMOKER whose court curfew stopped him enjoying an evening cigarette can now puff in peace.
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JUSTIN TOMLINSON'S COLUMN: A stadium fit for Wildcat champions

THERE was great surprise in 2015 when the Government announced that it had accepted bids for two new free schools in Swindon - The Deanery CE Academy in South Swindon, and The Great Western Academy in North Swindon.
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£800k fund to tackle winter sickness in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 6, 2017 - 13:15
HEALTH chiefs in Swindon will pour hundreds of thousands of pounds into fighting poor health this winter.
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ADVER CHAT: Paul Zerdin on puppets, Las Vegas and Sir Bruce

America’s Got Talent 2015 winner, British ventriloquist and comedian, Paul Zerdin, is returning to the UK in the autumn of 2017, with a 45-date tour of ‘All Mouth’, kicking off in September. 
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£12k refurb of drug-hit toilets delayed

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 6, 2017 - 13:04
THE MAKEOVER of a toilet where 200 drug needles were found earlier this summer faces continued delays.
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Letters: Friday, October 6, 2017

PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: letters@swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Write: Swindon Advertiser, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Placebo to rock Swindon's Oasis

Flamboyant rock band Placebo have notched up 20 years since a brief encounter on a railway platform saw the launch of a musical phenomenon.
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Jamie Mines: Firm fined £80,000 for electric shock

Jamie Mines underwent several amputations after receiving a 33,000-volt shock.
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Wheelie bin ice baths, a chest wax and a daring 100km challenge over 10 days for intrepid adventurer

TEN 10ks in 10 day - that is how one ambitious fundraiser hopes to step towards raising £800 for families across the world.
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Jazz Carlin: Welsh double Olympic medallist to launch 'crazy' medal bid

Double Olympic silver medallist Jazz Carlin will bid to become the first woman to win medals in both the pool and open water at the same Olympics.
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Jazz Carlin: Welsh double Olympic medallist to launch 'crazy' medal bid

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 6, 2017 - 11:00
Double Olympic silver medallist Jazz Carlin will bid to become the first woman to win medals in both the pool and open water at the same Olympics.
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Jazz Carlin: Welsh double Olympic medallist to launch 'crazy' medal bid

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 6, 2017 - 11:00
Double Olympic silver medallist Jazz Carlin will bid to become the first woman to win medals in both the pool and open water at the same Olympics.
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Suspended jail term for boss over Jamie Mines' terrible injuries

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 6, 2017 - 10:32
A SCAFFOLDING company boss has been given a six-month suspended jail sentence for breaching health and safety laws after Swindon man Jamie Mines lost his limbs following an electrical shock while working for his firm.
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Exciting plans underway for Swindon Youth Festival of Literature's 10th birthday

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 6, 2017 - 10:00
AN EXCITNG new chapter is on the cards for the Swindon Youth Festival of Literature as it celebrates its 10th birthday next month.
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Parks community demands answers over sudden Swindon Restore closure

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 6, 2017 - 09:00
A COMMUNITY group is demanding answers from the trustees of Swindon’s Restore after it was announced its sudden closure was due to it being no longer financially viable.
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Samosa sale at coffee morning raises money for Macmillan

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 6, 2017 - 08:58
The IT Disaster Recovery team at Nationwide Building Society held a fundraising day last week for Macmillan Cancer Support.
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Old Town Co-op suffers fridge failure

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 6, 2017 - 08:33
CHILLED shelves in Old Town's Co-operative store are bare, after fridges broke down overnight.
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Model is cleared of driving without due care and attention

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 6, 2017 - 08:30
A MODEL who was accused of cutting into another driver’s lane before knocking him down on a busy Swindon roundabout has been acquitted of all charges.
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'Time wasting' drug dealer faces an extra month behind bars

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 6, 2017 - 08:17
A DRUG dealer caught selling heroin in a copse next to a Chippenham school will serve an extra month behind bars after launching a hopeless bid to clear his name.
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Waitress stuck finger in potato, says shocked Robins Farm diner

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 6, 2017 - 06:00
A DINER said his family celebration meal was ruined when a waitress stuck her fingers into his jacket potato.
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