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Donna finds confidence to Brave the Shave

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 9, 2017 - 13:24
THE care given by Macmillan nurses when her mum was treated for kidney cancer prompted Donna Simpson to Brave the Shave for the charity.
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Acquitted Wiltshire woman to face race charge in court again

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - September 9, 2017 - 09:37
High Court judges say magistrates were wrong to acquit a woman of racial abuse.
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Royal gift aims to encourage children to read more

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 9, 2017 - 09:00
PUPILS at Eldene Primary put on a royal welcome for a special bookcase on Friday after it was donated by The Duchess of Cornwall.
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REVIEW: Driving Miss Daisy

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 9, 2017 - 08:52
IT IS poignant that 30 years on from the first performance of Driving Miss Daisy, the social ambience that forms the background has not changed as much as we might have wished.
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Meet the painter helping the sick and grieving

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 9, 2017 - 08:39
A HAYDON WICK artist is using art to help sick people tell the stories of their lives.
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'Death Oscar' win for cemetery owner

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 9, 2017 - 08:32
A SHRIVENHAM cemetery owner is celebrating after winning a “death Oscar”.
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Cows let out of field almost end up on busy rail tracks

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 9, 2017 - 07:23
PURTON farmer Tim Handy is appealing for walkers to act responsibly after his cattle were let out of their field and almost ended up on the main railway line to Swindon.
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Mother’s relief as son survives deadly Caribbean hurricane evacuation

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 9, 2017 - 05:00
A TERRIFIED mother had to endure an anxious three-day wait to find out whether her son was safe in the Dominican Republic after he got caught up in Hurricane Irma.
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Head shave defies abuser and raises money for charity

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 8, 2017 - 17:27
A PENHILL mother who has shaved off her hair as an act of defiance against an abusive ex-partner, and to raise money for two charities close to her heart, has described feeling liberated and empowered.
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GWH bosses plan stroke care improvements

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 8, 2017 - 16:35
STROKE services are set to improve, with hospital managers pushing a suite of improvements - including hiring two top brain doctors.
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Police foxed by 'deliberate' South Marston Hotel blaze

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 8, 2017 - 16:04
POLICE have been forced to close the investigation into a blaze that tore through South Marston Hotel.
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Fire engine returns home to celebrate 80th birthday

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 8, 2017 - 15:18
A MULTIPLE award-wining brewery fire engine is heading from Royal Wootton Bassett back to its home city to celebrate its 80th birthday.
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Wiltshire Police hand out rainbow shoulder tags

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 8, 2017 - 14:55
RAINBOW epaulettes are being handed out to more than 350 police officers and staff.
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National Trust says thanks for all your help

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 8, 2017 - 14:54
AVEBURY Manor celebrated the work of its volunteers at a garden party when 22 people received long service awards. Each year hundreds of volunteers give their time freely to help keep the Avebury stone circles, museum and manor open to the public, and over 85 of them were at the event.
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Swindon council to drop £350m Kimmerfields deal

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - September 8, 2017 - 14:53
Authority says the developer did not make enough progress saying work was too slow.
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Swindon council to drop £350m Kimmerfields deal

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - September 8, 2017 - 14:53
The authority says the developer has not made enough progress since 2008.
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M4 westbound reported closed as caravan overturns

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 8, 2017 - 14:47
All three lanes on the M4 westbound are reportedly closed near Swindon, as a result of an overturned caravan.
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Woman cut free from overturned car

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 8, 2017 - 14:27
A WOMAN had to be cut free from an overturned car in Mead Way on Thursday night.
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City of Sanctuary pulls refugees and campaigners from across South West

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 8, 2017 - 13:53
AN IRANIAN refugee’s aubergine delicacy provided the backdrop to a tale of fleeing her homeland for sanctuary in Britain.
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Man, 32 arrested after £40,000 worth of drugs discovered

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 8, 2017 - 13:51
AROUND £40,000 worth of Class A drugs was seized by police this morning (Sept 8).
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