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Meeting residents’ needs

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 09:00
EAST Swindon residents will have more opportunity to raise issues that affect them after councillors agreed to amend the format for locality meetings.
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Stratton fireman retires after 35 years in the job, as son follows in his footsteps

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:30
IT was an emotional day at Stratton Fire Station on Saturday as a retiring firefighter worked one of his final shifts alongside his son.
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More lorry havoc at Wootton Bassett Road bridge

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:30
WOOTTON Bassett Road was closed for around two hours on Friday evening after yet another lorry struck the bridge.
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Employees take over after Swindon self build company’s administration

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:30
A PHOENIX has risen from the ashes of the company which controlled The National Self Build & Renovation Centre (NSBRC) last September – and now employees are running things.
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The kettle is still on despite youths' no-show at Walcot Charity Shop peace talks

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:30
THE olive branch held out by Peter Mallinson to troublesome youths in a bid for resolution in Sussex Square had no takers on Saturday.
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Sweet success for a dieting Pinehurst grandad

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:30
Richard Newman has more energy to play with his grandchildren after swapping the Custard Creams for home-made meals to drop three stones.
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Swindon hospital misery for TV presenter Jeremy Kyle

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:30
PATIENTS are being piled up, staff are overrun and Great Western Hospital is bursting at the seams, according to television presenter Jeremy Kyle.
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Enough is enough – give us our crossing

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:00
SWINDON Council is preparing to take legal action against developers in a long-running dispute over an unbuilt crossing on the Swindon and Cricklade Railway.
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Road plan has to be a top priority

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:00
HAYDON WICK parish council has said it still believes an extension road for Thamesdown Drive should be a priority for the council.
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Woman sexually assaulted in underpass

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:00
AN 18-year-old woman was the victim of a serious sexual assault in a notorious area of the town late on Saturday evening.
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Things looking up for ex-City Link driver

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:00
BETTER news could be on the horizon for former City Link driver Christopher Jones and his ex-colleagues at Interface Business Park.
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Showing plenty of Steam spirit

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:00
“I can remember hiding half behind him and half looking, and I can assure you that was when steam came into my blood. If you gave me a transfusion today it would probably say ‘King George the Fifth’ if you spread it out.”
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‘Don’t play politics with our education’

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:00
TEACHERS say efforts to improve the education system is being thwarted by short-term political cycles and strategy should be determined by an independent body.
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Author visit is the write stuff

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:00
CHILDREN travelled through time at Robert Le Kyng Primary School on Saturday, with a little help from Time Travelling Toby.
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Running a pub is a family affair

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 12, 2015 - 06:00
DESPITE recruiting his mother, step-father, half-brother and partner in his first three months at Wanborough’s New Calley Arms, landlord Jon Beeden now has two aunties on the clock too.
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Swindon residents gather in solidarity with the people of France

Swindon Link - January 11, 2015 - 23:33
People of all backgrounds come together
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Blunsdon man, 28, denies raping toddler

Swindon Link - January 11, 2015 - 22:18
Christopher Bryant faces trial, released on bail
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91-year-old has thousands of pounds stolen by her carer

Swindon Link - January 11, 2015 - 22:12
Prosecutors allege Lolita Reid plundered £82k
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Police investigate serious sexual assault in underpass

Swindon Link - January 11, 2015 - 22:05
18-year-old woman victim of Saturday night attack
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Charity swimmers brave River Thames

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - January 11, 2015 - 14:41
Hardy Wiltshire swimmers brave the waters of the River Thames for an annual two-mile (3.2km) swim.
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