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Man who attacked taxi misses two deadlines to pay for damage

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2016 - 14:56
FACED with a taxi fare of £10 a man attacked the driver’s car, and then missed two chances to pay for the damage before being brought before the courts and ordered to pay.
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Drug addict helped himself to pharmacy's drugs

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2016 - 14:49
WAITING for pharmacists to dispense his prescription a man jumped over the counter and helped himself to two boxes of subutex.
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Man, 21, arrested twice in one month for drunken behaviour

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2016 - 14:38
A MAN who was arrested twice in one month for being drunk and disorderly was sentenced to a community order at Swindon Magistrates Court on Friday.
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Little Jack's big prom night

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2016 - 13:43
KYLIE Pike was probably the proudest mum in Swindon as she watched her son Jack escort two young ladies to their school prom on Friday evening.
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Body found in search for missing Hampshire man

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - July 10, 2016 - 12:58
A body is found in the search for missing man John Hutchinson from Andover, Hampshire.
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World gathers at RIAT for thrilling celebration of air power

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2016 - 11:24
AIR Forces from around the globe have come together at RAF Fairford to wow spectators at another successful Royal International Air Tattoo.
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Controversial North Swindon broadband masts to go before planners again

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2016 - 10:57
THE company behind Superfast Swindon will seek permission this week to erect four masts in North Swindon, just months after similar plans were thrown out.
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Survivors of genocide put education centre stage at Question Time event

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2016 - 09:44
YOU never think that your teachers and classmates will become killers, but for survivor of the Bosnian war Kemal Pervanic, in 1992 that became his reality.
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Step back in time for GWR Children's Fete

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 9, 2016 - 17:08
A HELTER-SKELTER wowed families this weekend for the 150th anniversary of the GWR Children’s Fete.
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Brandy a day means 105-year-old great-great gran stays okay

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 9, 2016 - 16:29
A DAILY nip of brandy and a positive attitude are the secrets to a long life according to Freda Comer who celebrated turning 105 at the weekend.
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Cavalcade of classic cars around Swindon's Magic Roundabout

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - July 9, 2016 - 11:01
A cavalcade of 60 classic and modern cars drive around Swindon's famous Magic Roundabout.
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Shed and fence fire in Haydon Wick

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 9, 2016 - 10:14
FIRE-FIGHTERS were called to Haydon Wick last night after a shed and fence caught fire.
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VIDEO UPDATE: Magic on the roundabout to celebrate Swindon's motoring heritage

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 9, 2016 - 09:42
CARS from days gone by took to the Magic Roundabout early this morning in a stunning celebration of Swindon’s motoring heritage.
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Appeal for information as St Bernard disappears in Stratton Wood

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 8, 2016 - 23:16
A DOG owner is appealing for help after a much loved St Bernard went missing in Stratton Wood this afternoon. 
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Sex offender breached order during camping trip with young girl

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 8, 2016 - 20:23
A PAEDOPHILE who failed to tell the mother of two young girls that he was on the sex offenders register before going on a camping trip with them has been given a suspended sentence at Swindon Magistrates Court.
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Man dies in light aircraft crash in Wiltshire

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - July 8, 2016 - 20:07
A man dies after a light aircraft crashes near an airfield in Wiltshire.
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Ellis Iandolo and Bradley Barry: Swindon Town duo extend contracts

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - July 8, 2016 - 18:17
Forward Ellis Iandolo and defender Bradley Barry both extend their contracts at League One club Swindon Town until 2017.
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VIDEO: Skies roar as Royal International Air Tattoo opens in spectacular fashion

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 8, 2016 - 17:50
THE heavens were having a party on Friday as jets at the Royal International Air Tattoo thundered through the skies in a breath-taking start to the world's biggest airshow.
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Lessons over Iraq must be learned, says Justin Tomlinson

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 8, 2016 - 17:45
WEDNESDAY was a difficult day for all the families of those who lost loved ones during the Iraq War.
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Letters: July 8, 2016

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 8, 2016 - 17:40
PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: letters@swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Write: Swindon Advertiser, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.
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