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Sporty eggheads go head to head for charity

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 4, 2016 - 09:43
BUSINESSES in the town are gearing up to go head-to-head at Swindon Sports Quiz Chartered accountancy firm Monahans is calling for the town’s sporting business brains to pit their wits against each other to raise money for Swindon Carers’ Centre.
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Swindon sparklers - where to see best firework displays

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 4, 2016 - 09:39
REMEMBER, remember the fifth of November... It’s time to celebrate once more Guy Fawkes’ foiled plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament some 400 years ago.
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Inventor Sir James Dyson sets up college to tackle skills shortage

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 4, 2016 - 09:34
Inventor Sir James Dyson is setting up his own technology institute to tackle the shortage of engineers.
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Pub landlord makes Britain great again

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 4, 2016 - 09:33
AL Murray doesn’t do things by halves, in fact he likes to do them twice whenever possible. So on Sunday the comic will perform not one but two back-to-back shows at the Wyvern Theatre.
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£100k in fines for Swindon parents who take children out of school

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 4, 2016 - 09:32
PARENTS in Swindon have forked out nearly £100,000 in fines for taking their children out of school without permission.
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Workmen are at it in square yet again

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 4, 2016 - 09:11
HAVELOCK Square was being dug up again this week just months after an £850,000 revamp which started at the beginning of this year and finished in the summer.
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On the Grapevine: Mellow Merlot

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 4, 2016 - 08:52
Sam Wylie-Harris celebrates International Merlot Day with different styles from around the globe
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UPDATE: Lorry carrying bleach overturns on M4

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 4, 2016 - 07:13
DRIVERS were being warned to expect delays on the M4 heading to London this morning after a lorry carrying bleach overturned.
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Sir James Dyson to spend £15m launching new university

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 4, 2016 - 06:00
INVENTOR Sir James Dyson is to help bridge Britain's chronic skills gap with the launch of a new university.
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Shocking injury suffered by man, 64, in Cricklade attack

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 3, 2016 - 19:27
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered facial injuries during an attack in Cricklade.
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Speedway: Promotion and relegation introduced to revamped competition

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 3, 2016 - 16:39
Promotion and relegation has been introduced to British speedway's top two tiers in a major revamp of the sport.
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Double AA Rosette success for restaurant

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 3, 2016 - 16:07
HEAD chef Ben Bullen and his team from the Magnolia Brasserie at the Sudbury House Hotel are celebrating having been awarded two AA Rosettes.
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Literary figures line up for New College's second annual LitFest

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 3, 2016 - 15:44
NEW College’s second annual LitFest is set take place Tuesday, November 8, which will host six industry professionals from the world of literature, film and performance.
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Chance for kids to get hooked on fishing

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 3, 2016 - 15:40
ONE of Swindon’s most popular angling clubs has welcomed a move by the Environment Agency to introduce free rod licences to youngsters in hope of getting them hooked on the sport.
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Hair stylist is a cut above

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 3, 2016 - 15:25
A HAIRDRESSER from Highworth is celebrating success in reaching the final of an international competition.
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Doing it all again for Dan

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 3, 2016 - 15:25
RUNNERS will be Doing It For Dan once again this month as the successful virtual race in memory of the 11-year-old comes back to town.
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Art pops up in Brunel Shopping Centre for this week only

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 3, 2016 - 15:24
A POP-UP art collective will be positioned at the Brunel Shopping Centre until Friday evening.
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Walcot Community Shop dig deep with generous donation

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 3, 2016 - 14:46
SUPPORTING those most in need is at the heart of Walcot Community Shop according to its chairman who presented a £500 cheque to Swindon Women’s Aid yesterday (Nov 3).
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Cocaine confiscation rises despite fall in drugs raids

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 3, 2016 - 14:29
Police and the Border Force seized more cocaine than at any time in the past decade, yet overall drugs seizures fall again.
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MP to explain finer points of ruling on Brexit

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 3, 2016 - 14:28
MP Robert Buckland will be getting down to the real nitty gritty of the High Court ruling on Britain leaving Europe when he speaks at a business forum in the town The High Court has ruled that Parliament must be consulted before triggering Article 50 to leave the EU, so business men are asking just exactly what is going to happen to the UK's company import and export world.
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