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TRAVEL: In Flanders fields the poppies blow

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 14:22
This summer will mark the centenary of one of World War One's most infamous battles - Passchendaele. Ahead of the anniversary, David Young journeys to Flanders Fields to explore a still scarred landscape where 100 years ago his grandfather was wounded in action
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ALL ABOUT... It’s a Rotten Game - Shaun Barry

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 14:20
MUSICAL releases might be seen as just a station along a sonic train ride towards an ever more vague final destination; a place of access, an embarkation point on this journey into musical possibilities.
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SOUNDS AROUND TOWN with Dave Franklin

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 14:18
THE weekend hoves into view this week with a wonderful collection of acoustic driven options around Old Town tonight.
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Bath face Toulon in Champions Cup

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 8, 2017 - 14:16
Saracens will face Clermont Auvergne in Pool 2 of next season's Champions Cup, the team they beat in last month's final
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Bath face Toulon in Champions Cup

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 8, 2017 - 14:16
Saracens will face Clermont Auvergne in Pool 2 of next season's Champions Cup, the team they beat in last month's final
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WORMHOLE'S WORLD: Lapping up orbs of audio cream

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 14:10
Joe Theobald, aka DJ Captain Wormhole, Looks at all things vinyl 
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ON STAGE: Timeless poetry in motion

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 14:10
Richard Chappell Dance performs a quadruple bill that takes its inspiration from T S Eliot’s classic Four Quartets: Burnt Norton, East Coker, The Dry Savages and Little Gidding.
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ON STAGE: It’s almost time for a rhyme

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 14:03
Budding poets need to sharpen their rhymes as time is running out for entry in this year's Battered Moons Competition.
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ADVER CHAT: Jodie Prenger on northern grit, musicals and chips

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 14:02
FLICKY HARRISON chats to Jodie Prenger about her role as the much-loved Shirley Valentine
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DAVID RENARD'S COLUMN: Make your vote count

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 14:00
THE events of the past three weeks, first in Manchester and, last weekend in London, have cast a great shadow over our nation.
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Letters: Thursday, June 8, 2017

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 14:00
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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Date breakthrough at prehistoric site in Avebury

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 8, 2017 - 13:35
Archaeologists believe structures close to Stonehenge are 800 years older than previously thought.
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Today's the day - #DogsAtPollingStations trends on Twitter

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 13:22
AS people across the country head out to cast their votes in today's election, their political pooches have also been exercising their voting rights.
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Brighter Futures: Stage is set for charity performance

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 11:20
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. So goes the famous line from one of Shakespeare’s humblest masterpieces.
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BMW workers in final pension vote

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 11:18
BMW workers will tomorrow cast their votes on whether to take or leave the company’s final pension offer.
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VIDEO: It's time to prove the pollsters wrong

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 10:34
POLLS at this election have become so confused that on any given day it has been possible to read predictions of a Tory landslide, a narrow win, or even a hung Parliament.
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BUSINESS: Lousy loos leave a bad smell at work

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 09:59
RESEARCH by the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors reveals alarming insights into the negative impact that the state of workplace toilets are having on workers.
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The 'dos and don'ts' at polling stations today

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 09:50
PEOPLE across Swindon and Wiltshire head out today to cast their vote in the General Election.
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Artists show off a brush with nature

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2017 - 09:44
Two Swindon artists have battled the elements, painting in all weathers and environments as part of the art movement called en plein air.
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