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Library volunteers thanked for getting kids reading

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 13:01
VOLUNTEERS who helped put smiles on children’s faces over the summer have been thanked by the council for all their hard work.
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Halliwell trial: Self defence in murder cases 'very rare'

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 12:24
LEGAL experts described Halliwell's decision to defend himself as "extremely rare".
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Halliwell trial: Judge called out of retirement

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 12:21
RETIRED High Court judge Sir John Griffith Williams presided over the Halliwell case.
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Halliwell trial: How Karen Edwards fought to change the law

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 12:00
KAREN Edwards campaigned for greater ways to protect police officers like Steve Fulcher with the launch of the Justice For Becky petition.
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Heaps of fun at Summer School

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 11:56
THERE were smiles a plenty and happy chatter when the new Yr 7 students popped into Commonweal to take part in Summer School.
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All creatures great and small to meet and greet

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 11:51
THE feathered and furry patients at Oak and Furrows were the stars of the show when the wildlife rescue centre held its open day yesterday.
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Halliwell trial: ‘The action I took was the right and moral thing to do’

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 11:19
SPEAKING after the verdict, former Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher who led the investigation into the Sian O'Callaghan murder said: "I am very pleased that Karen Edwards has finally seen justice done for her beautiful daughter Becky, who was brutally murdered by Christopher Halliwell.
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Halliwell trial: Murderer asked how many women he would have to kill to be serial killer

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 11:18
DOUBLE murderer Christopher Halliwell spoke of strangling a woman during sex and asked how many victims he would have to kill to become a serial killer.
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Anchors away for the lifeboat lifeline

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 11:17
A BRANCH of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution several dozen miles inland? Ron Rose laughs. It’s not the first time he’s been asked the question.
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How pawsome to get upfront and purr-sonal at cat cafe, says Graham Carter

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 11:04
ALTHOUGH those two great Swindon mysteries are still unsolved - why was it so long before we got our own Nando’s and how come we still don’t have an Ikea? - let me throw another poser into the mix.
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Men steal mobile phone and rucksack in knifepoint robbery

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 10:51
TWO men stole a mobile phone and a rucksack in a knifepoint robbery in which a teenager was hit in the face.
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Warrant issued for arrest of man living in Germany

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 10:34
MAGISTRATES have issued a warrant for the arrest of a man in Germany after he failed to attend court for a second time to answer a charge of stalking.
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Don't clam up when it comes to tasting Vietnamese flavours

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 10:34
Something fishy with Simon Rhodes from Lobsterpot Fishmongers, Wood Street Food Hall
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How to make... Dark chocolate cheesecake

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 10:28
WHETHER you are hosting a sophisticated dinner party or looking for something sweet after all that barbecued meat, this recipe is a great finisher for any meal.
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Man fined for racially abusing police officer

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 10:27
A MAN has appeared in court charged with racially abusing a police officer.
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Drunken wedding row leads to car crash after high-speed police chase

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 10:18
A BUS driver led police on a high-speed chase in his wife's car while twice the drink-drive limit.
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Say cheese, taste Cheddar at farmers' market

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 10:14
Market manager Kardien Gerbrands talks about Swindon farmers' markets
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Cider makers hope to live apple-y ever after

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 09:52
MARION SAUVEBOIS finds out how one couple’s hobby has turned into a thriving business venture
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Dive in and try something new

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 20, 2016 - 09:48
GILL HARRIS samples something a little different at the Japanese all-you-can-eat buffet at Stanton House Hotel
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