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Ex-museum polar bear sold for £5k

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 13, 2014 - 16:29
A life-size stuffed polar bear from a closed nostalgia museum in Norfolk goes under the hammer for £5,000.
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Council's solar plan 'to save £7k'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 13, 2014 - 13:35
New solar panels on three council-owned buildings in Wiltshire will save £7,000 and generate £11,000 each year, the council says.
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Council calls halt to roadworks to ease travel during the festive period

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 12:57
SWINDON Council has called a halt to roadworks in the next few weeks to make travelling around the town smoother during the festive period.
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Pay protest planned outside town's M&S store

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
MEMBERS of Swindon People’s Assembly and the GMB will hold a demonstration outside Marks and Spencer today over pay for agency workers at the company’s distribution centre.
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Leisure employees go without wages

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
A NUMBER of workers at the town’s leisure centres have gone several months without being paid in the run up to Christmas, due to an administrative error.
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The time of her life

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
A LOVING daughter who has devoted every spare moment to caring for her elderly parents had the time of her life at the theatre thanks to the Adver’s Christmas Wish.
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Reminder to register in time for tax returns

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
HM REVENUE and Customs (HMRC) is urging first-time Self Assessment (SA) filers who haven’t sent in their returns to register for its online services now.
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Tree is turned into finely crafted pens

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
LYDIARD Park’s 300-year-old walnut tree, which perished in last winter’s storms, has been turned into collectors’ items by a local craftsman.
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Medical donation to aid Ebola fight

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
THOUSANDS of medical products are being donated to help healthcare professionals working with Ebola victims in Sierra Leone – thanks to a Swindon company.
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Scared shop staff shut up premises

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
WALCOT’S community library is considering closing its doors for good after receiving one football too many through it’s front windows.
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Swindon College market raises charity cash

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
STUDENTS came together in the spirit of the season at Swindon College this week to host a winter market and raise money for charity.
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Violent drunk now facing jail sentence

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
A VIOLENT drunk who assaulted a shop worker after brazenly stealing booze may finally end up behind bars.
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Sex attacker gets 10 years

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
WOULD-BE rapist Peter Quinn, has been jailed for ten years after he told two teenage victims he pounced on: “When a woman doesn’t want it, it turns me on.”
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Seasonal treats galore at charity’s festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
DOZENS flocked to St John’s Church and upcycle charity Swindon Restore for a special Park South Christmas Festival.
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Pet shop link aims to help rehoming drive

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
PETS have been offered a boost, thanks to a new partnership between Pets at Home, Support Adoption For Pets and Blue Cross pet charity.
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‘I’ve been fired for caring for my family'

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
PAUL Jones is devastated that he was sacked from his job after taking time off to care for his injured wife.
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Police want to quiz this man over attack

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
WILTSHIRE police have stepped up their search for the four men who broke into the Carelli household and assaulted the couple before taking money last weekend.
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Pupil pastry chefs on Waitrose roll of honour

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
PASTRY chefs in the making at The Ridgeway School impressed judges from Waitrose with their designs for a new product.
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Six arrested after immigration raid at Khyber restaurant

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
ONE of Swindon’s oldest Indian restaurants was raided by immigration officials from the Home Office this week, with a number of employees found to be in breach of their visas.
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End of the line for Orange Wednesdays at cinema

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2014 - 05:30
SWINDON’S cinemas face a potential loss of custom after mobile phone company EE announced plans to end its Orange Wednesday offer.
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