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Delays expected when Boeing 747 fuselages take to the road

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 19:05
Be ready for delays as two specialised load transporters carrying Boeing 747 aircraft fuselages will be escorted by Wiltshire Police in convoy from Cotswold Airport, Kemble, on Saturday, February 14.
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Invitation to Blunsdon track trek to raise money for 'new' steam engine Spartan

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 19:00
WALKERS are being invited to take part in a sponsored event to raise money for Swindon and Cricklade Railway’s new steam engine, Spartan.
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Patients approve of private hospital

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 19:00
PATIENTS at a private hospital have given it their seal of approval in an independent survey.
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Mentor scheme aims to double its numbers

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 18:30
A CHILDREN’S mentoring scheme aims to celebrate a successful first year by doubling the number of young people it can help.
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Police plea as family suffer 5 suspicious cat deaths

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 17:43
POLICE are investigating possible poisoning by anti-freeze after a family reported losing five of its cats in suspicious circumstances.
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Jury fails to reach verdict in kebab shop gang rape trial

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 17:38
A jury has been sent home for the night after failing to reach a verdict on whether a kebab shop worker took part in the gang rape of a mum.
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Too old for this cold - elderly twins without heating for three days

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 16:57
ELDERLY twins were left without heating for three days after their boiler broke down in sub-zero temperatures.
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£3-a-year increase for police and crime element of council tax approved

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 16:41
The police and crime element of council tax for 2015-16 will go up by £3.06 per year for the average Band D property - an increase of 1.9 per cent.
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Labour presses for reduction in planned rent rise

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 16:30
THE Labour Party has said it wants to see a reduction in the planned rise in rents for tenants in council properties.
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Pensioners scoop our Win Your Fuel Bill prize

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 15:39
RETIRED publican Pete Suckling and his wife Hilary will be able to pick up the mail without the fear of big bills after winning the Adver’s Win Your Fuel Bill competition.
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Met Office renews yellow warning of snow and ice

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 13:49
The Met Office has renewed its yellow warning of snow and ice for parts of Wiltshire today.
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THE LIST: What you MUST do before driving in icy or snowy weather

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 13:32
As the Met Office renews its yellow warnings of snow and ice, drivers are being reminded of five Highway Code rules for driving in difficult conditions.
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Bricklayer's curfew suspended while he looks for room

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 13:20
A BRICKLAYER who was spared jail for drunken town centre violence has had his curfew suspended because he is homeless.
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Eating key foods can prevent onslaught of cancer

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 13:08
LATEST figures reveal that people in the South West have the worst awareness of the link between cancer and diet.
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Nationwide up for award for Smartwatch banking

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 13:04
SWINDON-based Nationwide’s new smartwatch banking application is a finalist in two categories in the 2015 FStech awards.
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Post office fight nearing the end

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 13:01
HIGHWORTH residents will get another opportunity to steer the future of their town post office when Midcounties Co-operative’s bid to take over goes to consultation.
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We're reddy to help British Heart Foundation - are you?

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 12:53
THE British Heart Foundation (BHF) is urging people to get ‘reddy’ tomorrow, for a good cause.
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Jailed: Former bouncer who dealt in cocaine 'to clear debts'

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 12:27
A former bouncer who set out to make 'easy money' by dealing cocaine has been jailed for two years.
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Do you know men caught on CCTV after Wood Street attack?

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 11:19
Police are renewing an appeal for witnesses following an assault in Swindon.
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Worker denies duping OAP out of £35k

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 5, 2015 - 10:26
A MAN accused of duping a man in his 70s out of more than £35,000 over the course of several months last year will stand trial.
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