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'Lost' Constable work fetches £3.4m

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - January 29, 2015 - 19:43
A painting of Salisbury Cathedral bought for £3,500 just 18 months ago sells at auction in New York for £3.4m after John Constable was confirmed as its creator.
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Anne Snelgrove becomes an Arthritis Champion

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 16:37
Anne Snelgrove today agreed to become an ‘Arthritis Champion’, supporting Arthritis Research UK in their efforts to find a cure while calling for policy changes to prevent its onset and transform the lives of people that have musculoskeletal conditions.
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Police plea for witnesses to Rift & Co attack

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 15:13
Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault of a 19-year-old man in Swindon.
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VIDEO: Nick Clegg outlines plans to redevelop centre of Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 14:40
DEPUTY Prime Minister Nick Clegg visited Swindon today to outline plans to redevelop the town centre.
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Yellow warning of snow and ice issued by Met Office

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 12:22
A YELLOW warning of snow and ice for South West England, including Wiltshire and Swindon, has been issued by the Met Office.
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Yellow warning of snow and ice issued by Met Office

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 12:22
A YELLOW warning of snow and ice for South West England, including Wiltshire and Swindon, has been issued by the Met Office.
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Jailed: Teenage drug dealer who went 'off the rails' when his dad died

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 11:43
A teenage drug dealer spotted selling cocaine outside the County Ground Hotel has been jailed for two years.
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Churchill 'selfies' in charity bid

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - January 29, 2015 - 10:46
'Selfies' with Sir Winston Churchill, King Henry VIII and Laurel and Hardy are being offered to raise money for charity.
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Twice as many secondary schools 'under-performing' after GCSEs shake-up

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 10:33
The number of secondary schools considered to be under-performing has doubled in the wake of a major overhaul of the exams system, official figures show.
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Fewer students achieve top GCSEs after table shake-up

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 10:33
FEWER students across the town are achieving the top GCSE results compared to last year according to the latest tables released by the Department of Education (DfE).
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Exeter to sign England's Parling

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - January 29, 2015 - 07:29
Exeter sign England lock Geoff Parling from Leicester and Bath wing Olly Woodburn for next season on two-year contracts.
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Tea shop thief stole keys from a fellow customer

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 06:30
OPPORTUNIST thief Steven O’Brien popped into a tea shop for a cuppa and left with a customer’s car, a court was told.
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Nothing woolly about school knitters’ appeal

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 06:30
THERE will be fewer scarves flowing out from Holy Cross Catholic Primary School this term after a diligent winter depleted the school’s stocks of wool.
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23-year-old tracks down man on train who praised her son

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 06:30
A MUM who was given a heart-warming note commending her parenting skills has been reunited with the kind mystery man who left it.
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Plan for 61 homes on Bampton’s site

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 06:30
DEVELOPERS are pleased by the response they’ve received to proposals to build new homes on the former Bampton Brothers site.
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99p print will raise £3,000 for charity

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 06:30
A PICTURE which sold for less than £1 in a clearance store is set to turn the tables on the fortunes of a local charity after auctioneers valued it at around £3,000.
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Parish residents will see cut in council tax

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 06:30
SWINDON’S new parish council is set to have its first meeting this evening as budgets are set ahead of elections later this year.
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It’s ‘take two’ in call for more movie-making fans

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 06:30
FILM-MAKING enthusiasts in Swindon have a new opportunity to put their heads together and bring their ideas to the big screen with a new group.
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Fury at graffiti yobs

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 06:30
POLICE are appealing for information after graffiti artists targeted the building site at a Royal Wootton Bassett sports club.
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Stark warning over council's £70m shortfall

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 29, 2015 - 06:30
As the council announces its budget for the coming year, and the good news that council tax will be frozen, MIKE BENKE looks at the potential cuts in store in years to come
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