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MP dismisses concerns over tobacco industry hospitality as 'snide and absurd'

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 11:26
NORTH Wiltshire MP James Gray today dismissed concerns over his acceptance of hospitality from the tobacco industry as "snide and absurd".
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More Swindon youngsters are choosing to read as books become cool

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 11:06
WHILE teens at three Swindon schools bury their heads in a summer of reading for the Gr8 Debate, research shows more youngsters than ever are choosing to read in their spare time.
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GWH nursing auxilliary wins first Pride of Mental Health award

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 10:40
NURSING auxilliary Patricia Hanlon has been honoured with an award for her caring work.
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Beards, hats and songs from AK47 in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 10:37
TAKE 35 blokes from North Wiltshire. First, get them to grow beards. Then, dress them in black and silly hats. Finally throw them on stage and there you have it: The Magnificent AK47.
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Care homes go under microscope in social comedy in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 10:25
WE are born, we live, we die. But what happens before we draw our last breath – presumably in the care of home somewhere?
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Bath need to be 'mad for it' - Ford

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 21, 2015 - 10:17
Bath have to be "mad for it" when they face Leicester in the Premiership play-off semi-finals, says fly-half George Ford.
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Whatever you want from Status Quo in Lechlade

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 10:14
MARION SAUVEBOIS looks ahead to rockers’ headline performance at Lechlade Festival
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That technicolor coat withstands the test of time

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 09:46
IT’S amazing how just one line from a song can take you straight back to a moment in time, and not always a good one.
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Get your bags out for the lads by helping build Swindon Town mosaic at Wembley

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 09:39
THE mastermind behind the Swindon Town mosaic which will dominate the red end of Wembley on Sunday has revealed it will cover blocks 108 to 115.
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Teen admits part in gold raid at home of Asian family

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 08:45
A TEENAGER broke into the home of a elderly Asian couple in Grange Park while they were in hospital and stole thousands of pounds worth of gold in the most recent in a spate of burglaries in Swindon.
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Charitable Swindon hat wearers urged to doff their caps for fundraiser

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 08:40
SCHOOLS and businesses will be doffing their caps and other hats to a charity which helps people who have suffered head injuries.
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Travel and weather round-up: Thursday, May 21

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 08:37
The Parade in Marlborough was blocked at the A4 New Road junction because of a car fire this morning just before 7.30am.
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Meet the Swindon Town super fan with a pitch-side view for play-off final

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 08:36
ONE especially lucky, lifelong Swindon Town supporter will have a pitch-side view of Sunday’s Wembley clash – and he won’t even be paying for the privilege.
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Police in Swindon expecting busy night after play-off final

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 08:25
WITH thousands of Wembley tickets unsold, police in Swindon are expecting a busy night on Sunday as many fans remain in the town to watch the match.
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Ticket fraudster admits posing as airline worker to swindle families

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 08:21
A FRAUDSTER who posed as an airline worker to con Brazilian migrant families out of thousands of pounds has admitted the offences.
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Plan for new museum and art gallery will be revisited, says council leader

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 08:17
THE plans for a new museum and art gallery will have to be looked at again before a new bid for cash can be submitted, the council leader has said.
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Couple left stranded after fire destroys car and mobility scooter

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 08:12
A COUPLE have been left isolated after their car was destroyed by a fire which also wrecked a mother’s mobility scooter on the night of her birthday.
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Swindon gardeners blooming at Chelsea Flower Show

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 21, 2015 - 08:07
SUCCESS blossomed for two gardening enthusiasts this week who scooped top trophies at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show – with one receiving special praise from Gandalf himself, Sir Ian McKellen.
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Burgess in England training squad

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 20, 2015 - 21:51
Rugby league convert Sam Burgess is one of eight Bath players named in England's 50-man World Cup training squad.
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New College students get to grips with hair-dos in head-to-head

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 20, 2015 - 18:50
RECYCLED hair-grips and hand-me-down dye was the call to order at New College yesterday(may20) as students cut, styled, and blow-dried their way through the annual hairdressing competition.
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