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Rail users braced for Easter delays

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 16, 2015 - 09:39
Rail users are warned of disruption over Easter with lines being shut in many areas for engineering works.
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Travel and weather round-up: Monday, March 16

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2015 - 09:18
THERE are few travel issues on this drizzly morning although First Great Western services are delayed because of signalling problems at Maidenhead.
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Travel and weather round-up: Monday, March 16

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2015 - 09:18
THERE are few travel issues on this drizzly morning although some First Great Western services are delayed.
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More work needed on broadband deal

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2015 - 06:30
A LEADING campaigner for fibre optic broadband in North Swindon says he is unable to support plans to extend coverage across the town and has asked for the decision to be postponed.
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SCAM ALERT: Hundreds of vulnerable put on 'suckers lists' and targeted, Trading Standards admits

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2015 - 06:30
HUNDREDS of Swindon residents are being routinely targeted by fraudsters and added to ‘suckers lists’ as Trading Standards admits it has underestimated the scale of the problem.
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Woman badly hurt in M4 crash

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2015 - 06:30
POLICE are appealing for help in solving a mystery collision on the M4 on Friday afternoon that left a 69-year-old woman seriously injured.
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Homeless people rebuild their lives

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2015 - 06:30
“I DIDN’T want it to come over as if I was this important person,” said Liz Osborne of her Adver interview.
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Long delay until trial for murder

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2015 - 06:30
A TRIAL into the death of stab victim Aulton ‘Tom’ Rogers has been cancelled as psychiatric assessments of the man charged with his murder continue.
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Christian values gain high praise

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2015 - 06:30
OLIVER Tomkins has been praised by inspectors as an ‘outstanding’ school for its deeply embedded Christian values.
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Revamp bid to cut queues for Cheney Manor recycling centre

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2015 - 06:00
LONG queues at a recycling centre could soon be a thing of the past after plans were submitted to more than double its capacity.
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Candidates take Blair’s donations

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2015 - 06:00
LABOUR candidates for Swindon’s two parliamentary seats accepted £1,000 donations from Tony Blair last week, after three party members made headlines for rejecting the gesture.
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Runners face up to March madness

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2015 - 06:00
THERE was a distinctly maternal feel to yesterday’s Mad March Hare, which celebrated its eighth year in the town with a start on Mother’s Day for the first time.
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Group ‘shocked’ by demolition works

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2015 - 06:00
A PINEHURST residents’ group was left stunned after a vacant portable building it wanted to repair and put into community use was demolished.
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Tributes are paid to former mayor

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 16, 2015 - 06:00
BRIAN Freeman’s widow flew back to Highworth from her Spanish home last week to be present at the town’s official thanksgiving service in his honour.
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Vintage festival rocks Swindon back to the 1950s

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2015 - 20:40
THE resurgence of rockabilly was plain to see as the Brunel Centre was invaded with vintage cars and motorcycles at the weekend.
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Wiltshire Air Ambulance celebrates 25th anniversary with gathering of patients

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2015 - 09:00
Wiltshire Air Ambulance hosted a special get together of patients it has airlifted since it started operating on March 15, 1990.
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Port Vale 0-1 Swindon Town

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 14, 2015 - 20:16
Swindon Town keep up their League One promotion hopes as they cling on to win at Port Vale.
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Wiltshire cyclists count down days to first Black Legend Sportive

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 14, 2015 - 17:00
AS WILTSHIRE riders count down the days to the first Black Legend Sportive, we catch up with Ironman triathlete Claire Donald for advice on what - and what not - to bring for the ride on Sunday, March 22.
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Alley robbery charge dropped after 21-year-old pleads not guilty

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 14, 2015 - 15:17
A MAN who had been accused of taking part in a robbery in a back alley has had the charge against him dropped.
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Town hosts sport first for charity

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 14, 2015 - 14:58
A charity American football match is raising money for a Wiltshire hospice supported by Robert Downey Jr.
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