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Police issue safety tips on use of sat navs

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 14:06
POLICE have issued safety advice for drivers after the Adver carried a story yesterday about a driver who flipped his car on the A419 while adjusting his sat nav.
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Pupils are all wizards at science

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 14:04
FIVE schools from The White Horse Federation descended upon The Croft Primary School yesterday for a day of Harry Potter-themed science and wizardy fun. Eighty of the most talented scientists from Drove, Moredon, Mountford Manor, Rodbourne Cheney and Tregoze primary schools were invited along to Croft to the festival.
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Crime element of council tax increased

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 13:54
POLICE and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Wiltshire and Swindon Angus Macpherson has today set the police and crime element of council tax for 2014-15.
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Duke of York set to visit new technical college

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 13:53
PRINCE Andrew, the Duke of York, will visit UTC Swindon on Monday.
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Jacob Murphy set for Swindon loan

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 6, 2014 - 11:09
League One side Swindon Town set to sign teenage winger Jacob Murphy from Premier League club Norwich City.
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No police action over wi-fi scandal

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 10:43
AT A meeting of the cabinet last night it was decided not to formally refer the issue of Swindon’s wi-fi scandal to the police.
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Olympic rider joins trade group

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
OLYMPIC horsewoman Lucinda Fredericks, who won a silver medal for three-day eventing at the Beijing Olympics, was the guest of honour at a UK China Business Consortium lunch to celebrate the new Chinese year of the Horse.
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Call to take a detailed look at houses bid

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
A LOCAL councillor has said a controversial housing proposal in North Swindon is worth consideration as it may bring a number of benefits to the area.
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Soldiers in saddle to aid former comrade

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
SOLDIERS were peddling their way to a life-saving treatment for former army combat medic Katrina Brown at the Asda Orbital yesterday.
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Charity given big award for its care

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
THE Prime Minister has singled out a Swindon social enterprise for special recognition of its work to support people with mental health problems in the community.
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The prospects are very good

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
TODAY, to mark its 160th anniversary, the Swindon Advertiser is launching one of the most ambitious campaigns in its history to raise £160,000 by December in aid of Prospect Hospice – a charity which has touched the lives thousands of terminally-ill patients in their final moments.
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Wichelstowe changes will kickstart works

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
CHANGES to the Wichel-stowe housing development are set to go before Swindon Council’s planning committee next week.
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Meadows to flourish with grant

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
CRICKLADE is to receive investment to help protect and preserve its wildflower meadows thanks to a grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
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Driver taken for a ride by licence site

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
WHEN Brenda Thompson decided to renew her driving licence photo online, little did she know she would fork out £70 for the privilege.
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From a landfill site to haven for wildlife

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
THE Chapel Farm landfill site in North Swindon is to be transformed into a new home of bees and insects as part of a collaboration between Wiltshire Wildlife Trust and Hills Waste Solutions.
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Neglected dog is in search of new home

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
A STAFFORDSHIRE Bull Terrier who lost more than half his body weight after being neglected by his owner is looking for a new home.
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Children in good voice for charity

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
CHILDREN from schools all over Swindon sung their hearts out yesterday to try to beat a world record.
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Health care groups gain positive report

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
THE standard of residential and patient care in Swindon has been praised by a health watchdog following three glowing inspections in the space of a month.
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160 years as your No.1 newspaper

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
TODAY is the Adver’s 160th birthday. It was on Monday, February 6, 1854, that William Morris produced the first edition of what was called The Swindon Advertiser and Monthly Record.
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Council gives new car wash plans the brush off

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 6, 2014 - 06:30
ROYAL Wootton Bassett Town Council has opposed plans to build a car wash on the site of the current car park behind Morrisons in Station Road.
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