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Swindon condemns 'Punish a Muslim' letters

OFFENSIVE and “disgusting” letters that call for a national ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ have been unequivocally condemned by community leaders and politicians in Swindon.
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JAILED: Burglar who raided 21 homes

A burglar who raided 21 homes, some while on bail for other break ins, has been jailed for five years.
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George Ezra brings new nationwide tour to Swindon

Chart topping pop star George Ezra is heading for Swindon this autumn as part of his UK and European tour.
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Russian spy: Embassy warns UK against 'punitive' measures

Embassy issues defiant statements as deadline looms for it to explain how Russian nerve agent was used.
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MP steps in to increase murderer's jail sentence

A MAN who murdered his ex-partner will spend more time in prison after South Swindon MP Robert Buckland referred his original sentence to the Court of Appeal as unduly lenient.
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Man admits his part in Class A dealings

A fourth member of a group of men accused of dealing hard drugs across town has admitted his role in the enterprise.
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UPDATED: B4042 closed in both directions as lorry overturns

A DRIVER was freed from the wreckage of his cab by firefighters after his lorry overturned into a field off the B4042 near Little Somerford.
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Swindon civil engineers recognised by ICE at special ceremony

TWO Swindon engineers have been recognised by the Institution of Civil Engineers.
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Fears for the elderly as Nythe Surgery closure raises transport questions

THE closure of Nythe Surgery could leave elderly patients stranded and unable to access vital care, it is feared.
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BUSINESS: Apprentice route seen as a good one

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 13, 2018 - 19:00
Despite the number of new apprentices started in Britain falling last year, new research coinciding with National Apprenticeship Week last week found that attitudes towards apprenticeship programmes are becoming more positive.
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Man cleared of rape charge

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 13, 2018 - 18:50
A 42-year-old who had been accused of raping a woman has walked free from court after being cleared of the charge.
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Nick Auterac: Harlequins to sign Bath loose-head prop at the end of the season

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 13, 2018 - 18:03
Premiership side Harlequins will sign Bath loose-head prop Nick Auterac at the end of the 2017-18 season.
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Man suspected of harassment found with 'Taser-like' weapon when police went a-knocking

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 13, 2018 - 17:38
POLICE ended up with more than they bargained for after carrying out a warrant at an address for a suspected harassment offence.
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Police release e-fit of man wanted after young girl approached

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 13, 2018 - 16:48
POLICE have released an e-fit image of a man they would like to speak to after a young girl was approached in Swindon.
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Russian spy: Russia demands nerve agent sample from UK

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 13, 2018 - 16:16
Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov says Russia needs to see a sample or it will refuse to co-operate.
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CHEESE WIRE: The quest for a delicious vegan cheese steps up a gear

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 13, 2018 - 15:55
MY mission to identify a cheese close enough to the real deal for my vegan friends has stepped up a gear after the Adver's newest recruit revealed himself to also be leading a vegan life.
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BUSINESS: Swindon estate agents doing their bit to help beat homelessness

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 13, 2018 - 15:53
A SWINDON estate agent has made a commitment to help local homeless people by donating 10 per cent of house sales commission to a homelessness support charity.
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BARRY HUDSON'S COLUMN: Is it really so hard to keep our homes dry?

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 13, 2018 - 15:48
WE’VE had lots of reports of new-build houses across the Swindon area letting in water during the recent foul weather.
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Tom Dunn: Bath Rugby hooker signs contract extension

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 13, 2018 - 15:20
Bath Rugby hooker Tom Dunn signs a contract extension to stay with the Premiership club until 2022.
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