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Paralympian Jack Rutter inspires Swindon College students

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 16:01
A BRITISH Paralympian fresh from success in Rio gave a special presentation to students at Swindon College yesterday in a bid to inspire them to follow their dreams.
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Connolly would put porn on TV for girl like it was 'Cartoon Network'

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 14:58
A WOMAN has told a jury how Martin Connolly used to put pornography on TV ‘like it was the Cartoon Network’ when she was a young child.
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Driving without lights on arouses police suspicions

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 14:35
AFTER being pulled over for driving without any lights on, a 36-year-old woman failed to blow a specimen of breath with the right amount of pressure, a court heard.
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Encounter with old friend leads to man appearing in court

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 14:34
KEEPING watch as an old friend carried out a theft in Highworth landed a 27-year-old Swindon man in front of magistrates.
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Man admits arson after fire at Wiltshire school

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - January 5, 2017 - 13:41
A man admits setting fire to a primary school which was partially destroyed in a blaze early on Wednesday.
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All about... Fear Me/Love Me — Siblings of Us

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 13:01
I ALWAYS find the term “80s music” when used as a label a bit of an odd concept. After all how the hell can a decade also be a genre?
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A beautiful city reveals its secrets

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 12:58
EVE BUCKLAND heads to Munich to discover there’s more to the place than beer and sausages
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Parents urged to keep watch on sugar levels

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 12:49
PARENTS in the South West are being encouraged to be “food smart” and take control of their children’s diets.
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Wake me up quick, I must be dreaming, says Gill Harris

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 12:47
I THINK I’m turning into a Moomin.
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We will not let our heritage fall by the wayside, says council chief

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 12:35
My last column of 2016 focused on the many success stories of the previous 12 months and conveyed my optimism for the year ahead. So I was therefore very disappointed to hear of the sad news on New Year’s Eve of the fire at the Coate museum.
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Nathan beats odds to release his album

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 12:29
A MUTE teenager who went on to find his voice through song after nearly 15 years locked in silence has released his debut album.
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Sounds Around Town with Dave Franklin

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 12:20
ONE thing about writing this column is that people don’t seem to have any fear of voicing an opinion as to how I could do it a lot better.
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New Year's Eve argument over alcohol leads to order against dad

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 12:10
MAGISTRATES have imposed a domestic violence protection order on a man accused of being abusive to his wife and transgender child on New Year’s Eve.
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Wormhole's World: Stroll down memory lane to Cuba

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 12:06
Joe Theobald, aka DJ Captain Wormhole, Looks at all things vinyl 
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Comic shares ‘brain dump’ ahead of show

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 12:01
ROSS Noble can never stay away from his beloved Swindon too long.
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UPDATE: M4 junction set to reopen after gas leak closure

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 11:59
EMERGENCY services have partially reopened Junction 16 of the M4 after being closed due to a gas leak.
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Comic asks important questions

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 11:21
A recent health scare (well, a mild bout of sciatica) has made John Shuttleworth reflect on his mortality, and the many things he needs to do before the inevitable move into a hospice. And he plans to share his musings, pearls of wisdom, and, of course, new ditties in My Last Will and Tasty Mint.
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Something for the grown-ups

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 11:19
THE Market Theatre Company is out to give the older generation a viable alternative to the family pantomime in Puss & Dick. With minimal sets, and only a few props and costume changes the company of three plucky actors takes on the traditional tale and distorts it almost beyond recognition - packing it with corny jokes, raunchy plots and blatant sexual innuendo. Previously the troupe has corrupted and/or ruined timeless children’s stories in Slapper Beauty and Aladdin Trouble.
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Last chance for panto

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 11:16
TIME is running out to catch the Wyvern’s barmy panto – oh yes it is!
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Swindon students tread the boards

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 5, 2017 - 11:12
Sofia and Sienna Lost in Happy Land is performed by Dorcan Performing Arts Group from Thursday, January 11 to Friday, January 13, 2017 in the Dorcan Academy, Swindon.
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