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CQC rates two Swindon nursing homes inadequate and tells two care services to improve

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 13, 2016 - 10:49
TWO Swindon nursing homes have been rated inadequate and two care services told to improve after the Care Quality Commission found a catalogue of failings during inspections.
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New PM to make appointing 'Brexit' minister one of her first jobs

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 13, 2016 - 10:23
NEW PM Theresa May will make appointing a cabinet minister to take charge of Brexit one of her first tasks as she takes the keys to No 10.
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Hop on a bus to aid economy and environment, says MP

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 13, 2016 - 09:56
By the end of today, we will have a new Prime Minister. I am very pleased that Theresa May, with her knowledge and experience of government at the highest level, will now steer us through the challenges ahead, delivering the manifesto that we were elected on last year and providing stability and confidence at this critical time.
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UPDATE: Missing boy, 11, returns home

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 13, 2016 - 09:48
A BOY of 11 who sparked a search when he went missing in Swindon yesterday is back home with his family.
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All was well at Sadler’s Well, says Barry Leighton

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 13, 2016 - 09:41
ONCE a week without fail he peddled his wares through the streets of Swindon, stopping at the same spots, at the same time, thus enabling regulars to carefully dip their jars into either of his two large vessels and scoop out the nectar that was crucial to their ongoing health, wellbeing and vitality.
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Teenager who repeatedly raped boy of five or six walks free from court

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 13, 2016 - 09:37
A TEENAGER who repeatedly raped a boy who was aged five or six years old has walked free from court.
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Rural police forces need fairer funding says commissioner

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 13, 2016 - 09:23
WILTSHIRE Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson has backed a new report calling for fair funding for rural forces.
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UPDATE: Three-car crash closes two lanes of M4

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 13, 2016 - 08:52
TWO lanes of the M4 eastbound closed between Junction 17 for Chippenham and Junction 16 for Swindon West and the A3102 because of a three-car crash.
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Swindon 'better place to work than Oxford, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Liverpool and Birmingham'

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 13, 2016 - 00:05
SWINDON is a better place to work than Oxford, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Liverpool and Birmingham, according to a new survey.
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Quick-thinking woman's life-and-death battle in Swindon to bring man back from brink

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 12, 2016 - 17:50
A YOUNG woman who fought a life-and-death battle on the pavement to bring a man who collapsed in Swindon back from the brink of death has been awarded one of the country’s top national life-saving honours.
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Rewind: Don’s ironic career twist

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 12, 2016 - 17:43
A NEW venture for Swindon’s greatest football legend was highlighted in the Adver this week in 1977.
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'Death row dog' Teddy welcomed home

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 12, 2016 - 17:40
FORMER 'death row dog' Teddy is finally back home with his family, after five months in police kennels.
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Fiona Caine helps solve your problems

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 12, 2016 - 17:40
I lied about my age
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Woman tries to make off with inflatable bed and assaults security guard

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 12, 2016 - 17:15
WHEN a woman saw a teenage girl she knew being detained by a security guard she went and got involved only to find herself facing a charge of assault.
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CGI company Rendermedia creates a virtual world for air show

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 12, 2016 - 16:00
A SWINDON-based CGI company has been commissioned by aircraft manufacturer Airbus to create a virtual reality experience that simulates the feeling of flying some of the world’s largest aeroplanes.
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Age is nothing but a number for 78-year-old skydiver

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 12, 2016 - 15:54
A 78-YEAR-OLD RAF veteran is proving that age is nothing but a number as she takes to the skies in honour of her late husband.
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Youth worker set to walk 500 miles for charity

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 12, 2016 - 14:59
A YOUTH worker has set himself the daunting challenge of walking 500 miles along an ancient pilgrimage route in northern Spain in aid of two Swindon charities.
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Man found lying in middle of Manchester Road in early hours

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 12, 2016 - 14:55
A MAN has been discovered lying hurt in the middle of Manchester Road during the early hours of the morning.
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Former fire chief honoured with Queen's Fire Service Medal

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 12, 2016 - 14:54
THE former Chief Fire Officer of Wiltshire, Simon Routh-Jones, has been presented with the Queen’s Fire Service Medal.
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Cheese thief warned he could be jailed if offences continue

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 12, 2016 - 14:53
A CHEESE thief has been told he faces being jailed if he continues to offend after he was spared being sent to prison for two thefts within 12 hours of each other.
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