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Future planning and change is the only way forward, says council chief

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 10:24
NOW that the local elections are over councillors - and politicians more widely - are mulling over all the messages that you, the electorate, have sent to us.
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Seven reasons why Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky date

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 10:11
THE origin of why Friday the 13th is considered such an unlucky day goes back hundreds of years and is shrouded in mystery.
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Swindon Guide Dogs recruits two new playful pups thanks to business backing

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 10:10
GUIDE Dogs for the Blind gained two new canine companions with the help of the Water Research Council this week.
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Swindon's motoring heritage to roll out on closed Magic Roundabout

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 09:15
THE Magic Roundabout will close for roadworks for a night in July - and to take advantage of this classic cars will be paraded around it.
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Letters: May 13, 2016

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 09:11
PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: letters@swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Write: Swindon Advertiser, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.
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VIDEO: Pygmy goats offer care home therapy

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 13, 2016 - 09:06
Two baby pygmy goats have been introduced to a care home for disabled people in Wiltshire as a form of pet therapy for residents.
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Man who denies being in stolen car faces trial

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 08:39
A MAN will stand trial next month after he was caught in a car that had been stolen and driven along the M4.
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Driver's fury at 'insurance loophole' after police car chase smash

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 08:24
THE owner of a car struck during a police car chase through Toothill yesterday claims his insurance company is refusing to pay out, due to an 'incredible loophole' in his policy.
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Schools battle it out for table tennis glory

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 06:07
PUPILS from four Swindon schools faced off in a sporting battle yesterday afternoon to see who would go on to be the table tennis champions of Wiltshire.
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‘I never want to go back to a place like that,' says Swindon boxer Jamie Cox

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 05:30
After a successful appeal over his conviction and sentence for assault, Swindon boxer Jamie Cox tells MICHAEL REEVES about his regrets over the incident that led to his prison spell - and his determination to get his career back on track
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Councillor urged to back up her pre-election library promises

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 12, 2016 - 18:36
THERE are growing calls for a Conservative councillor to back up the claims she made on libraries during last week’s election campaign.
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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Every UK Eurovision entry since 1957

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 12, 2016 - 17:35
Ahead of this weekend's final, we look back at every UK Eurovision entry since the first one in 1957.
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Wireless broadband scheme to start rollout next month

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 12, 2016 - 17:33
THOUSANDS of residents should have access to the council-backed wireless broadband scheme from the beginning of next month.
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Fears over North Star development company accounts 'without foundation'

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 12, 2016 - 16:55
THE COMPANY behind the North Star multi-million pound development has moved to allay fears about its accounts.
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Three go off on a jolly adventure... with lashings to eat and drink

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 12, 2016 - 16:52
Coastal cottages take GILL HARRIS to the blissful days of the Famous Five as she heads down to East Devon to indulge in gorgeous views and some very fine dining
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Third charged over tipper truck deaths

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 12, 2016 - 16:49
A third man is charged in connection with a tipper truck crash which killed four people in Bath.
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Which are the best and worst car parks in Swindon?

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 12, 2016 - 16:36
THE hunt is on for the most and least parking friendly car parks in Swindon.
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Wiltshire Police cleared of wrong-doing over trial collapse

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 12, 2016 - 16:36
FOLLOWING an investigation by the IPCC, Wiltshire Police has been cleared of causing a trial to collapse in order to protect former Prime Minister Ted Heath.
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Storyteller transports children to mythical world

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 12, 2016 - 16:23
MYTHICAL adventures form distant shores were brought to vulnerable children in Swindon after the Aldbourne Children's Book Group (ACBG) welcomed an award winning storyteller to the town.
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'No proof' case dropped over Heath link

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 12, 2016 - 16:17
An investigation finds no evidence a case against a brothel madam was dropped because she threatened to make allegations against Sir Edward Heath.
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