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Barrie Hudson column: Scapegoat alert

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 11:06
AS a journalist, people sometimes ask me what some new piece of legislation will mean for them.
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Travel and weather round-up: Tuesday, March 10

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 09:53
A SUNNY day is being forecast for Wiltshire today with a light breeze.
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History made as two free school bids are successful

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 06:30
SWINDON made history yesterday – becoming the first town to have two successful free school bids in a single announcement.
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Cruise company finds a travel companion

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 06:30
TRAVEL business dnata has agreed to buy the majority stake in Swindon-based Imagine Cruising.
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Proud to fly Commonwealth flag in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 06:30
THE flag of the Commonwealth is flying above Swindon as part of a nationwide celebration of the union.
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Festival holds out promise of a host of vintage treats

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 06:30
STYLIST Raye Leonard aims to bring historic flair to this weekend’s Vintage And Retro Festival.
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New High Court date set over Swindon Town's £60k debt

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 06:30
LIGHT could be at the end of the tunnel for Swindon Town in its fight against a winding-up petition in the High Court.
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Time to put pitch battle behind us, says Highworth Town chairman

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 06:30
HIGHWORTH Town wants to move on from the violence which marred their FA Vase success.
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Vic shines spotlight on local talent

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 06:30
A FOUR-night Easter Weekend music extravaganza is to be hosted by The Vic, in Old Town.
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Highway issues top residents’ concerns

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 06:30
ISSUES with roads and paths were the main reason residents contacted their local ward councillor over the last seven months.
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Apprentices’ first year of hard work is rewarded

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 06:30
APPRENTICES who have been working hard all year to achieve their first qualifications in housing have received their certificates from the Mayor of Swindon.
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Arresting decline of ‘Specials’

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 06:30
THE number of special constables in Wiltshire is falling as many volunteers have left the force after completing only half of the monthly requirement of work hours.
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Be a brick and back campaign, shoppers told

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 06:30
SHOPPERS in Wharf Green gave their support to a national housing campaign yesterday.
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Youngsters with disabilities prove they are game to have a go

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 06:30
A SPECIAL event saw hundreds of children with various disabilities having a go at activities usually not available to them.
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A toddle nearer to play park

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 06:30
TOTS are one toddle closer to getting their grip on a new play park to run around and explore after the old equipment at a Royal Wootton Bassett playground was cleared.
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Wiltshire Police ‘lose’ five sex offenders

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 10, 2015 - 01:00
FIVE convicted sex offenders have vanished off the radar as Wiltshire Police have admitted they have not been able to keep track of some registered criminals.
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Man suffers serious injuries in head-on Liddington collision

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 9, 2015 - 18:16
A MAN has suffered serious injuries and has been taken to Southmead hospital in Bristol after a serious road traffic collision in Liddington.
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Jailed: Repeat sex offender who terrified mum in her home and is a 'menace to women'

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 9, 2015 - 14:36
A SEX offender who was twice jailed for following teenage girls in Swindon is back behind bars for molesting a woman in her Trowbridge home.
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Minister formally announces two new secondary schools for Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 9, 2015 - 13:50
SCHOOL Reform Minister Nick Gibb was in town this morning to formally announce Swindon is to get to new secondary schools in what will be a multi-million pound scheme.
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New High Court date set for Swindon Town owner Lee Power

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 9, 2015 - 13:38
WINDING-UP proceedings rumble on for Swindon Town's owner with another High Court date set for next Monday to resolve who owes St John Law money from last summer's ownership case.
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