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Man, 36, admits sharing child abuse images

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 17:09
MAGISTRATES have washed their hands of a man who admitted making and distributing indecent images of children – telling him he will now go before a judge in the crown court.
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Yet more flashing incidents - police appeal for clues

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 17:04
POLICE are hunting two flashers who exposed themselves to members of the public after hiding in bushes.
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Salisbury teacher struck off after watching porn during lessons

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 2, 2016 - 16:48
A teacher from a boys school in Salisbury is banned from teaching after accessing hardcore pornography during lessons using school computers.
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New store has quirky gifts galore

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 16:25
A DANISH shop which sells quirky items for the home and office has opened in Swindon town centre.
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Three Trees Farm staff celebrating after winning national sausage award

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 16:24
STAFF at Three Trees Farm were celebrating this week after winning a bronze award in the National Sausage Competition 2016 held during National Sausage Week which runs until Saturday.
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Charity to launch match-funding Christmas appeal

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 16:17
REFUGEES from all over the world are helped daily by local charity Harbour Project and with the holidays quickly approaching, the group has launched its Christmas Appeal, in association with the Grow Your Tenner scheme.
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Bins muddle after rubbish rota change

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 16:08
CHANGES to rubbish collection days have left some residents in a spin over when to put their bins out.
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Fundraising boost for Guide Dogs For The Blind

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 15:42
GUIDE dogs for the Blind has received an extra boost with a generous donation towards their newest puppy-in-training.
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Partnership will send life saving bicycles to the Gambia

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 15:02
BOOTH House Lifehouse, a residential centre run by the Salvation Army that supports local people experiencing homelessness, has teamed up with local charity, Empower the Gambia, to provide serviced mountain bikes for nurses in rural Gambia.
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Brighter Futures: 88-year-old Rotarian donates £20,000 to appeal

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 13:50
ONE of Swindon’s most dedicated Rotarians has pledged his commitment to the radiotherapy appeal with a mammoth personal donation of £20,000.
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Brighter Futures: U3A Choir helps appeal with annual charity concert

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 12:51
SINGERS in the U3A Choir have hit the high notes for Brighter Futures.
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Award-winning choir perform at Wembley Stadium

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 12:18
SWINDON'S award winning Wessex Male Choir stepped onto the pitch of Wembley Stadium on Sunday to perform at the NFL International Series game between The Cincinnati Bengals and the Washington Redskins.
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School praised by Ofsted after improvement

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 12:10
PUPILS are achieving better marks at The Grange Junior School according to an education inspector – six months after the school was told to improve.
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Halo secures future of recreation centre

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 12:05
THE future of Highworth Recreation Centre was secured this week when it joined in partnership with Halo Leisure.
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Rail disruptions set to hit Christmas travellers

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 12:01
RAIL passengers travelling to London are being told to brace themselves for a number of disruptions in the coming weeks – with delays set to add an extra hour onto journeys into the capital.
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House price rises halt after 15 monthly increases, says Nationwide

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 11:40
HOUSE price growth ground to a halt in October after 15 successive month-on-month increases, says Nationwide.
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Suspended jail for young dad who breached work order

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 11:36
AN HABITUAL criminal described by his lawyer as being like 'Tigger on acid' in his younger days has been out of trouble since becoming a dad, magistrates heard.
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Dashcam plea after Mazda 6 chased by police through Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 10:50
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a car chase in Swindon.
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First draw of Fire Brigade Union’s lottery on Bonfire Night

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 10:16
THE first draw of the Fire Brigade Union’s new lottery on Bonfire Night will bring a warm glow to three lucky winners while helping five good causes that are close to the hearts of firefighters and their families.
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Cheers down the years - latest look at '80s pub archive

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 2, 2016 - 09:55
TODAY we share the tenth selection from Swindon photographer Mike Dolman’s collection of mid-1980s pub images.
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