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£1.1bn to build military beds at Salisbury Plain and Aldershot

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 1, 2016 - 14:34
New accommodation is to be created for the British armed forces.
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Poppies galore pop up as yarn bombers do their bit

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 13:38
RESIDENTS of Royal Wootton Bassett awoke to find the High Street “yarn bombed” with more than 1,600 knitted poppies inviting people to take one in return for a donation to the Royal British Legion.
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JAILED: Travelling shoplifter who targeted Swindon supermarket in latest theft

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 13:30
SWINDON became the latest target for a travelling Romanian shoplifter who stole more than £700 of goods from Waitrose on Mill Lane.
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History detective in search of past

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 13:11
The Swindon Society was formed in 1972. It was the history of Swindon and the surrounding area in photographs, really. It was started by some good folks who saved a lot of photographs
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Husband tells court he thought restraining order had been removed

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 12:52
A FATHER of eight who returned to the family home earlier this month at the request of his estranged wife, despite a court order not to see her, has been given a suspended prison sentence of 16 weeks.
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Royal Wootton Bassett dancers take centre stage at Proms

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 12:41
TEN talented dancers from Royal Wootton Bassett showed off their best moves at the Dance Proms on Sunday.
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Police plea after man, 45, found injured in Old Town

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 12:30
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was found lying injured in the Prospect Place/South Street area of Old Town in the early hours of Sunday.
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Plea for rethink over Remembrance Day

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 12:02
THE Wiltshire Poppy Appeal 2016 was launched on Friday and The Royal British Legion is urging people to ‘rethink Remembrance’ during this year’s campaign.
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Volunteers needed to help families with seriously ill children

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 11:53
VOLUNTEERS are needed to help families with seriously ill children.
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Watch out for skimping on shrimp count or prawn weight

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 11:15
Something fishy with Simon Rhodes from Lobsterpot Fishmongers, Wood Street Food Hall
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How to make...Hazelnut and chocolate biscotti

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 11:05
Head chef Adam Conduit
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Stick to the real FARMA makets for local produce

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 10:56
Market manager Kardien Gerbrands talks about Swindon farmers' markets
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A happy turkey is a tasty turkey...

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 10:46
MARION SAUVEBOIS talks to farmer Chris Rumming about a pampered poultry regime which keeps his rafter stress free
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Who ate all the (14 slices of) pie?

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 10:39
MARION SAUVEBOIS gets in line for a very special feast at a village pub...
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Mum who covered son's tracks after Wharf Green stabbing walks from court

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 10:35
A MUM who destroyed evidence as her 15-year-old son was being investigated for attempted murder has walked from court.
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BMW Mini plant workers balloted over strike action

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 10:34
WORKERS at the BMW Mini plant in Swindon have started a consultative ballot on whether to strike over pension changes.
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Post office workers strike in bid to save branches

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 10:31
POST Office workers across the region staged a 24-hour strike yesterday in a protest against branch closures, jobs and pensions.
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Games could be based on boozer

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 10:20
SWINDON and District Wargamers recently held a 25-hour sponsored gaming marathon to raise cash for charity.
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£1m kitchens contract for local firm

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 10:20
Swindon Borough Council has appointed housing refurbishment specialist Lovell for a two-year contract to install new kitchens at local council homes. The scheme has a value of £1.1 million for the first year, with a budget yet to be finalised for the second year.
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Whatever happens, I can say I tried

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 1, 2016 - 10:16
nspired by the go-getting attitude of her American teachers, actress Charlotte Nice tells MARION SAUVEBOIS how she set up her own theatre company to cater for the lack of women-led productions and roles
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