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Flower festival aims to commemorate WWI

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 10:01
AS part of the commemorative events to mark the anniversary of the start of the First World War there will be a special flower festival.
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Sporting awards

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 09:50
WILTSHIRE: There’s still time to vote for the person you know who goes that extra mile for their sport. There are 12 award categories including coach of the year professional, most inclusive club, young coach of the year and young volunteer of the year. Get your nominations in by 5pm on August 22 and follow the conversation on twitter by using the hashtag #WiltsSportsAwards. People can nominate and find more information at
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Thousands caught in town's bus lanes

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 6, 2014 - 09:48
More than 5,000 motorists are caught driving in bus lanes or through bus gates in Swindon during the past five weeks.
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Group needs a treasurer

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 09:47
OLD TOWN: The Savernake Street Social Hall is still looking for a Treasurer to join the management committee.
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Group needs a treasurer

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 09:47
OLD TOWN: The Savernake Street Social Hall is still looking for a Treasurer to join the management committee.
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Drug dealer must wait on cases for sentence

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 09:45
A man who was involved in peddling hard drugs across town has been released on bail by a judge.
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Drug dealer must wait on cases for sentence

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 09:45
A man who was involved in peddling hard drugs across town has been released on bail by a judge.
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Pop-up shop pulls in cash for Gambia

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 09:44
EMPOWER’s first pop-up shop event at The Core in Devizes Road kicked off with a bang over the weekend and raised more than £520 for the local charity which helps to support a number of projects in the Gambia.
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Pop-up shop pulls in cash for Gambia

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 09:44
EMPOWER’s first pop-up shop event at The Core in Devizes Road kicked off with a bang over the weekend and raised more than £520 for the local charity which helps to support a number of projects in the Gambia.
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Cyclist hurt after crash with Billie

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 09:35
SWINDON actress Billie Piper has been involved in a car accident which hospitalised a 16-year-old cyclist.
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Cyclist hurt after crash with Billie

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 09:35
SWINDON actress Billie Piper has been involved in a car accident which hospitalised a 16-year-old cyclist.
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Schoolboy praised for bravery during fire at his Kingshill home

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 09:27
Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service has praised a Swindon schoolboy for staying cool-headed during a fire at his home.
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Schoolboy praised for bravery during fire at his Kingshill home

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 09:27
Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service has praised a Swindon schoolboy for staying cool-headed during a fire at his home.
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Just your cup of tea if you love a Swindon museum

Swindon Link - August 6, 2014 - 09:00
More people needed to help out at Richard Jefferies Museum tearooms
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Cameras in Swindon's bus lanes spot 5,500 offences

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 05:30
MORE than 5,500 fines and warnings have been issued to drivers caught using bus gates or lanes since camera enforcement was introduced at the end of June.
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Royal Wootton Bassett building site boss builds on his success with top award

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 05:30
THE SITE manager of a new housing development in Royal Wootton Bassett has been given a prestigious national housebuilding award.
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Five years in jail for man over historic abuse

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 05:30
A pensioner who “ruined” a young girl's life when he repeatedly sexually abused her in the 1980s has been jailed for five years.
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Police show their support for LGBT community event

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 05:30
POLICE will be celebrating this weekend’s Swindon and Wiltshire Pride Festival by flying a rainbow flag at their Gablecross station.
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Someone could have been killed - warning after bus is hit by object from bridge

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 05:30
BUS passengers had a lucky escape after an object was thrown from a footbridge, smashing the windscreen of the vehicle.
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Waste move aims to extinguish Averies fire

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2014 - 05:30
AUTHORITIES dealing with the Averies Recycling fire are optimistic that removing extinguished waste from the Marshgate site will help with putting the blaze out.
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