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Drugs swoop in wood

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:30
POLICE hailed the arrest of two men suspected of dealing heroin and crack yesterday as a positive step in the battle against London drug gangs settling in Swindon.
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Ed Miliband caught out as he thinks Swindon Labour head is the council leader

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:30
LABOUR leader Ed Miliband failed to identify who the party’s Swindon leader Jim Grant was or even his own party’s status on the council, in BBC Wiltshire radio interview yesterday.
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Rat run drivers in Freshbrook ‘are putting kids at risk’

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:30
MOTORISTS are dodging roadworks in Whitehill Way and dangerously rat running through residential roads in Freshbrook, putting schoolchildren at risk, a local parent has claimed.
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Colleagues jailed by a fundraising nurse

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:30
A NURSE set on raising funds for the Great Western Hospital’s Breast Cancer Appeal stopped at nothing to reach her goal – even spending time behind bars.
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HOTSEAT SPECIAL: Five takes on key issues

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:30
Ahead of tomorrow’s local elections, five local party leaders take to our Hotseat to tackle questions on some of the issues that matter most to our readers
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Artists continue 18-year support of Prospect

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:30
LANDSCAPE artists across town and beyond answered Prospect Hospice’s fundraising call with a £1,000 donation once again this year.
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Parents back day nursery

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:30
PARENTS and staff closed ranks at Bright Start Day Nursery in Penhill after a damning Ofsted inspection exposed an unreported injury to a child in March, according to manager Cathy Parker.
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Students' talent put in the picture

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:30
STUDENTS won high praise and even an unexpected offer from an art collector to buy their work at an exhibition this week.
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Ale aboard for Swindon & Cricklade festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:30
CIDER and ale lovers can get steamed at a unique festival of trains and tankards this bank holiday weekend.
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How smart was that?

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:30
BARRY LEIGHTON revisits the electronic cash revolution of 1994...
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Raising the profile of the ‘invisible injury’

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:30
POST traumatic stress disorder, which affects hundreds of thousands of people, will be at the heart of Swindon’s largest conference on the ‘invisible injury’ to date.
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Uncle's Mayday for his missing nephew

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:30
HOPE was the only emotion Royal Wootton Bassett pensioner Albert Davey could hold on to last night as the US Coast Guard resumed its search of the Atlantic Ocean for his nephew Steve Warren and his fellow crew.
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Store staff end successful year of fundraising

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:00
STAFF at Sainsbury’s said farewell to their year-long charity partner the Samaritans with the handover of a cheque for more than £4,000.
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Recreation ground plan could benefit sport club

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:00
AMBITIOUS plans to overhaul St Mark’s Recreation Ground in Whitehouse Road are set to transform the fortunes of Swindon Tennis Club.
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Handbag thief must hand back £117,000

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:00
PURTON handbag thief Jayne Rand was told yesterday she has to pay back more than £117,000 from the proceeds of her crime spree.
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New sign in place recognising war heroes

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2014 - 05:00
THE graves of war heroes buried at Radnor Street cemetery had their recognition restored after new signs were erected yesterday to replace those damaged by vandals.
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Have a say on county's development strategy

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 20, 2014 - 18:01
People can still participate in a consultation on modifications to a plan which sets out how Wiltshire will develop over the coming years.
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Horse death driver fined and banned

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 20, 2014 - 17:53
An HGV driver from Wiltshire is fined and banned from the roads following a crash in which three horses died.
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Iron Age settlement from 2,500 years ago found in West Swindon

Swindon Link - May 20, 2014 - 16:58
Evidence of occupation on housing development site
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Bassett pensioner's relief as US Coast Guard resumes search for missing nephew

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 20, 2014 - 16:19
THE uncle of missing yachtsman Steve Warren has expressed his and his family’s relief at news the US Coast Guard has resumed its search for Cheeki Rafiki’s crew.
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