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Environmentally-friendly plastic shelters being developed at Science Museum

AN innovative way to create recyclable plastic-based shelters to help people displaced by natural disasters such as hurricanes is being developed at the Science Museum in Wroughton.
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Hunt for Noel Gallagher window-licking lookalike called off

THE hunt for a Noel Gallagher lookalike spotted "licking windows" has been dropped - after the mystery man could not be found.
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Wroughton supermarket demolition plans put on hold

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 26, 2017 - 15:00
CONTROVERSIAL plans to demolish one of the Co-op stores in Wroughton have been put on hold.
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GALLERY: All eyes were on the skies as sun set over Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 26, 2017 - 14:56
THE dramatic sunset over Swindon on Wednesday night caught your imaginations with pictures being submitted on our Facebook page and to our camera club group.
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Phil's stunning picture wins £50 of Love2Shop vouchers

PHIL Messenger's great picture of a paraglider at Barbury Castle as the sun goes down is the long-awaited winner of the Swindon Camera Club's Picture of the Month award for September.
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ALL ABOUT: Nashville — Michael Askin

SONGS such as Nashville are proof that it isn’t the raw materials that define a song, it is more about how the artist fits them together.
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ON STAGE: O&O creates physical theatre in Swindon that asks probing questions

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 26, 2017 - 13:41
A new piece of physical theatre exploring the relationship between identity and appearance will be performed at the Shoebox Theatre in Swindon on Friday. (27)
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SOUNDS AROUND TOWN: with Dave Franklin

IF you watched the recent XTC documentary, This Is Pop, then not only will you have gained a brilliant insight into the inner workings of the band but you would have also seen Fassine waxing lyrical about their love of them.
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ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Black Sabbath - The Ten Year War box set

Swindon Advertiser | News - buy alprazolam pills October 26, 2017 - 13:35
It's nearly 50 years since four guys from Birmingham released their debut LP, the self-titled Black Sabbath single-handedly changing the face of rock and essentially creating heavy metal.
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DAYTRIPPER: Tyntesfield in autumn

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 26, 2017 - 13:35
A SPECTACULAR gothic mansion, leaping with gargoyles and maybe harbouring a ghost or two, Tyntesfield was the perfect destination for a stormy autumn day, close to Halloween.
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On your marks as new date is revealed for Swindon Half Marathon 2018

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 26, 2017 - 13:32
A DATE has been set for next year’s Swindon Half Marathon – with organisers hoping a number of changes will help make the race run more smoothly on the day.
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TRAVEL: Singapore, an island of eastern delights

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 26, 2017 - 13:32
A new low-cost flight route makes Singapore an affordable city-state break. NILIMA MARSHALL reveals how to see the sights and save pennies
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Cherry Valentines, warm-up act for The Voice, host open mic at Faringdon

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 26, 2017 - 13:32
The Cherry Valentines, a warm up act on TV's The Voice, have launched a new open mic night to encourage new singers and musicians to take their first step towards a career in music.
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Royal Wootton Bassett Arts Festival concert features young stars

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 26, 2017 - 13:29
TILLY Wale, Harry Apps and Alexander Harris are the young stars of this year’s autumn festival concert.
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GILL HARRIS' COLUMN: Goodbye, Mr Chips, hello Ofsted report

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 26, 2017 - 13:10
IT just doesn’t add up. Swindon has come bottom in the south west for its GCSE results in English and maths, and yet we can’t be producing children with fewer brain cells than the rest of the country, can we?
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SPOTLIGHT: Adver's top stage shows this week

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 26, 2017 - 13:10
Sarah Singleton looks at the best of Swindon stage shows this week
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DAVID RENARD'S COLUMN: Have flu jab to ease burden of NHS

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 26, 2017 - 13:08
NOW the leaves have started falling, we are fast approaching winter.
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WORMHOLE'S WORLD: Voodoo you do so well

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 26, 2017 - 13:05
GREG Evans is a serious man. He references the likes of Larry Levant, Theo Parrish and Sadar Bahar. He has a collection of rotary mixers.
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ON STAGE: Festival of Spoken Nerd makes geeky cool in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 26, 2017 - 13:00
Sarah Singleton takes a look at some geeky comedy
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