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Danny on the road with first stand-up

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 10:39
He may have been the first celeb kicked out of the jungle but Danny Baker can expect a warm welcome in Swindon.
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Man admits groping woman in town centre after jury shown CCTV footage

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 10:28
AN Italian man has changed his plea to admit groping a woman in the town centre after watching CCTV of the incident as it was shown to a jury.
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Mum so grateful for air ambulance medics’ help

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 10:25
A GRATEFUL mum has welcomed the prospect of Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s lifesaving crews and helicopter moving to her home village.
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No trains between Swindon and Gloucester after man, 60, dies in level crossing tragedy

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 09:43
RAIL lines between Swindon and Gloucester remain closed today after a Land Rover was hit by a train, killing a 60-year-old man.
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Stonehenge £1.4bn tunnel plans need improvement, say heritage groups

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 8, 2017 - 01:00
PLAN for a tunnel past Stonehenge could reconnect the "extraordinary" ancient landscape which is severed by a busy road, heritage groups have said.
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Magistrates say kitchen boss's hygiene breaches were too serious for them to deal with

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 7, 2017 - 22:20
MAGISTRATES presiding over a take-away boss facing a string of hygiene breaches have washed their hands of him – saying their powers of punishment are not sufficient enough.
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Man dies in Frampton Mansell level crossing crash

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 7, 2017 - 19:22
Car is hit by a passenger train at the same crossing in Gloucestershire where man died in 2014.
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Lawrence Vigouroux: Swindon Town goalkeeper has red card overturned

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 7, 2017 - 18:37
The Football Association overturn the red card shown to Swindon's Lawrence Vigouroux during their loss to Oxford United.
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Rewind: blizzards strike

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 7, 2017 - 18:33
A BLIZZARD and some generally foul weather gave the Adver several stories this week in 1970.
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Rewind: Place of worship is now just a ruin

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 7, 2017 - 18:22
CAN Rewind readers tell us about one of Swindon’s more obscure old buildings?
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In focus: Westlea Pre-School

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 7, 2017 - 18:20
Westlea Pre-School works with families and the community to provide a happy environment for pre-school children at Langstone Way, Swindon, from Monday to Friday during school term time.
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Detective on the run to help the victims of criminals

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 7, 2017 - 18:08
DETECTIVE Michael O'Sullivan is on the run ... but his colleagues at Wiltshire Police will not be chasing him as it is all for a good cause.
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Photographer tells the Thames' intriguing story

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 7, 2017 - 18:05
A PHOTOGRAPHER has set out on a year-long mission to tell the story of the country’s most famous river through a series of breathtaking photographs.
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Police call for witnesses after Ermin Street altercation

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 7, 2017 - 17:59
STRATTON: Police are hunting for people who were involved in an altercation in Ermin Street on Thursday, January 12. The incident occurred at around 8.20am and police believe that two or three people were involved.
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Girl, 10, wrote mum heartbreaking note to reveal babysitter's alleged sex abuse

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 7, 2017 - 17:57
A TEN-YEAR-OLD girl handed her mum a letter telling how she had been repeatedly sexually abused by her teenage babysitter, a jury has been told.
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Charities to serve up lunch with a side order of appreciation

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 7, 2017 - 17:41
THE residents of one of Swindon’s most diverse communities have been invited to come together later this month for a lunch to mark ‘One Day Without Us’ – a celebration of immigrant contributions to the UK over the years.
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Road repairs going under-funded in Swindon, says Labour

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 7, 2017 - 17:27
THE council has come under fire after it emerged that there was £357,000 drop in roads maintenance spending over the past year.
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UPDATE: Man, 60, dies when Land Rover hit by train at level crossing

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 7, 2017 - 16:33
A MAN aged 60 died when his car was hit by a train between Swindon and Gloucester this afternoon.
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Campaign to rid myths of sexual abuse

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 7, 2017 - 16:25
A WEEK of campaigning to raise awareness of sexual abuse and sexual violence was launched in Wiltshire yesterday.
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Tony makes a big splash on his 75th birthday

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 7, 2017 - 16:19
TONY Holland spent two decades as a sailor in the Royal Navy travelling all over the world, but it wasn’t until he retired that he decided to take up distance swimming as a hobby.
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