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Violent burglar's sentencing delayed by months

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 4, 2014 - 10:53
A MAN who was involved in a violent raid at a house in West Swindon has been remanded in custody by a judge.
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Man in custody charged with string of sexual assaults

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 4, 2014 - 10:51
A MAN who is charged with a series of sexual assaults in Swindon has been remanded in custody by a judge.
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Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 4, 2014 - 10:37
OVER the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.
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Stonehenge rat-run study begins

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 4, 2014 - 09:23
A survey starts in south Wiltshire to track thousands of vehicles using roads near Stonehenge to ascertain if there has been an increase in traffic levels on so called rat-runs.
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Work begins on new £8.5m UTC college

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 4, 2014 - 07:23
Work begins on an £8.5m university technical college, located on the site of the former Wilton Road police station in Salisbury.
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Ostrich conman held in South Africa

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 4, 2014 - 07:02
On-the-run conman, drug dealer and money launderer Martin Evans has been arrested in South Africa, after escaping from a Wiltshire prison.
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Tragedy of a son stricken by grief

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 4, 2014 - 05:00
MATTHEW Symonds was found dead in an Avonmouth waste unit just one week after being released from prison.
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Events held to commemorate Britain joining World War One

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 4, 2014 - 05:00
TODAY marks the centenary of Britain entering the First World War and across the weekend commemorative events were held.
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Pinehurst Circle all set for a new lease of life

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 4, 2014 - 05:00
SHOPPERS will return to The Circle’s shopping complex this week, one year after contractors began demolishing the original buildings.
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Fire fight goes on at recycle site

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 4, 2014 - 05:00
DELAYS in putting out the Marshgate waste fire have been placed at the door of Averies Recycling by the Environment Agency after it was accused of delaying firefighters at the site.
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Bomb disposal expert confused by job rejection

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 4, 2014 - 05:00
BOMB disposal expert Paul Burston is warning others about applying to the Metropolitan Police after his dreams were shattered days after being offered a job.
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Campaigners suffer setback in park plan

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 4, 2014 - 05:00
A campaign group has expressed frustration over the length of time it is taking to get Lydiard House listed as a Community Asset.
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Cleaning cars to aid Charlie

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 4, 2014 - 05:00
A CHARITY car wash helped to raise hundreds of pounds to help buy a wheelchair so young leukaemia sufferer Charlie Allen can keep mobile.
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In the swim at Wharf Green

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 4, 2014 - 05:00
CHILDREN swarmed around Wharf Green to make the most of the swimming demonstrations on offer as part of the town centre’s nod to the Commonwealth Games.
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THE BIG INTERVIEW: Offering hope to Swindon's sex workers

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 4, 2014 - 05:00
SUE Lee readily admits that her title is a little cumbersome, but her message to sex workers or those fearing they’ll be forced into sex work is clear enough.
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Family day goes long way to keep rugby club thriving

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 4, 2014 - 05:00
A DRIVE by officials to boost support for Swindon Rugby Club continued on Saturday with a mass picnic on the pitch, despite a morning downpour.
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James Hunt's son Freddie a star attraction at Castle Combe Circuit

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 3, 2014 - 13:32
Freddie Hunt, the son of late motor racing world champion Janes Hunt, was a star attraction at Castle Combe circuit on Saturday.
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Matthew Symonds released from prison one week before grim discovery

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 3, 2014 - 12:16
MATTHEW Symonds was found dead in an Avonmouth waste unit just one week after being released from prison.
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New tank regiment launched at parade

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 3, 2014 - 02:12
A military parade in Wiltshire is held to officially mark the merging of two tank regiments.
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Bolt claims maiden Commonwealth gold

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 2, 2014 - 23:12
Usain Bolt anchors Jamaica to victory in the Commonwealth Games 4x100m relay at Hampden Park, with Trowbridge's Danny Talbot helping England win silver.
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