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Deal hands over town leisure centres

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:30
Swindon Council has announced the companies who will be leasing Swindon’s leisure and golf facilities, following several months of negotiation.
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Park pest is hassling the public

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:30
POLICE are hunting for a man who appears in the same location at specific times of the week causing distress to the public.
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Park pest is hassling the public

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:30
POLICE are hunting for a man who appears in the same location at specific times of the week causing distress to the public.
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Trio get set to take on ultra-marathon

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:30
THREE friends are taking part in a gruelling challenge this weekend to raise money for a cancer charity.
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Road offenders nabbed in crackdown

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:30
TRAFFIC police detected a motoring offence once every five minutes during a crackdown around the town last week.
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Campaigners join big austerity demo

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:30
A COACHLOAD of Swindon campaigners are heading to London on Saturday to take part in a No More Austerity demonstration.
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Concern over safety risks at care home

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:30
SAFETY at a Chiseldon care home has been called into question by the health watchdog after a surprise inspection.
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Writing prizewinner opens new chapter

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:30
SCHOOLBOY Alexander Hewett could not believe it when the librarian at The Ridgeway School told him he had won a national prize.
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Sandy Martin fundraising events boosts hospital

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:30
A MAMMOTH fundraising haul from an event in memory of ‘Mr Swindon’ Sandy Martin has gone towards Great Western Hospital’s newly opened children’s emergency department.
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Duo combine to make a CD to help charities

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:30
MUSICAL duo Finkle and Sky released a new EP over the weekend to raise money for Macmillan and the British Heart Foundation.
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The alternative England squad

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:30
The Wild Westerners were a Swindon based football team formed in 1988 by ex-Advertiser journalists-turned-travel industry writers Stewart Cruttenden and Steve Kelly. The aim was to combine a passion for travel, football and drinking. Over 24 years, until hanging up their boots in 2012, they played 30 matches in 12 countries, 18 cities and four continents. They used ten kits – ranging from Swindon Town’s red and white to Brazil’s gold and green – and fielded around 80 players including a female keeper from the Czech Republic, a couple of Amsterdam barmen and several tour guides
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Bike scheme helps to turn life around

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:30
FROM homelessness and isolation back to the fold of society, Mark Wheatley’s life was turned around by the Salvation Army after losing his partner and house within six months of being made redundant.
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Kate is of a mind to raise £10,000

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:30
KATE Stevenson was only 11 when she began to self-harm, and 14 years on she wants to raise £10,000 to help support others in her situation.
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Red wine really does stop heart attacks, says doc

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:00
TWO glasses of red wine a day have kept heart attacks at bay as patients prescribed the pioneering treatment at Great Western Hospital have discovered.
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Red wine really does stop heart attacks, says doc

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:00
TWO glasses of red wine a day have kept heart attacks at bay as patients prescribed the pioneering treatment at Great Western Hospital have discovered.
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Appointment reminder sent to woman... eight months after she died

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:00
Hospital staff sent Kevin Jordan two reminder letters for mammogram appointments his wife had to attend – more than eight months after she died in their care.
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Appointment reminder sent to woman... eight months after she died

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:00
Hospital staff sent Kevin Jordan two reminder letters for mammogram appointments his wife had to attend – more than eight months after she died in their care.
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TA squadron to become part of Wessex Yeomanry

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:00
SWINDON’S Territorial Army squadron is to be disbanded at the end of this month, although the TA will maintain a presence in the town.
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Chlamydia cases are high in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:00
SAFE sex is still far from the norm in Swindon with more than 10 per cent of under-25s in the town diagnosed with chlamydia in the last year.
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Choir warming up for concert

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 18, 2014 - 05:00
SWINDON’S U3A Choir is conjuring up those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer with a special court yard concert and cream tea afternoon.
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