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TRUE LIFE: It's good news week

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2018 - 12:47
Author and former English teacher Naseem Ahsun tells SARAH SINGLETON why we need more good news
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A Brighter Futures fairytale in the making

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2018 - 12:45
Dance veteran Pat Bennett is celebrating the 60th anniversary of her dance school with a production of The Slipper and The Rose in aid of Brighter Futures.
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DAVID RENARD'S COLUMN: We must all stand together behind Lydiard House and Park

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2018 - 12:23
We all know that when the whole borough stands united behind a cause, we can be a powerful voice for the community. In the past, that has been the case with Lydiard Park and House.
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Motorist hit with weapon in road-rage attack

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2018 - 12:00
A MAN who assaulted another man by Manchester Road in January is wanted by police.
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UPDATE: Now snow's forecast for SATURDAY as well

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2018 - 08:23
The Met Office has updated its weekend forecast for Swindon and now snow is predicted for both days.
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Eviction leads to arrest for bail breach

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2018 - 08:06
A DEFENDANT found herself under arrest and in custody after she was evicted from her home, putting her in breach of her bail conditions.
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New dad said girl, 13, was ‘sexy’ on app

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2018 - 07:51
A NEW dad sent Instagram messages to a 13-year-old girl telling her she was sexy.
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National Trust denies asking for multi-million pound payment for Lydiard

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2018 - 07:03
THE National Trust have confirmed that they did not carry out “a formal study” into the acquisition of Lydiard Park when the council was seeking to offload the heritage asset in 2015.
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Politicians come to blows over government's free school meal policy

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2018 - 07:03
LABOUR’S claim that children will go hungry as a result of benefit changes is “plain wrong” and “a disgraceful attempt to scare parents,” Swindon’s MPs insist.
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Cancer survivor running Race For Life with her daughters

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2018 - 07:02
A MUM-OF-TWO from Royal Wootton Bassett who survived cancer will take part in the Race for Life at Lydiard Park with her daughters on May 20.
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Calls made for more equipment for Old Town play area

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2018 - 07:02
PARENTS keen to see their children enjoying the fresh air have called on the council to make improvements to a popular play park.
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'Horseracing accident left me paralysed, but wheelchair basketball's saved my life...'

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 15, 2018 - 06:59
TEN years after a devastating horse racing injury left a him paralysed from the chest down, former jockey Wayne Burton revealed how discovering wheelchair basketball has transformed his life.
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Parents fined £24m for children's truancy and term time holidays

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 15, 2018 - 03:36
Some parents say they budget for the cost of term-time fines when planning their family holidays.
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Russian spy: UK to expel 23 Russian diplomats

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 14, 2018 - 23:41
Britain gives them a week to leave and tells the UN Russia was to blame for a nerve agent attack on UK soil.
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Hospital uses text messaging service to target high blood pressure

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 14, 2018 - 19:05
Mums-to-be at the Great Western Hospital are the first in the region to benefit from a new text messaging system which makes it easier to check their blood pressure and receive medical advice from staff.
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#hellomynameis encourages a more compassionate approach to caring

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 14, 2018 - 19:02
The man whose late wife’s experience at the heart of a worldwide campaign to encourage compassionate care of patients in healthcare settings has visited Prospect Hospice in Wroughton to offer his encouragement to staff there for their commitment to his cause.
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Stealth fighter jet announced for RIAT line-up

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 14, 2018 - 18:37
A HIGHLY-advanced stealth fighter jet will tear through the skies above RIAT as US aviation teams follow up last year’s show-stopping display at RAF Fairford.
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Shortage of parts hits production line at Honda

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 14, 2018 - 18:21
Honda has had a shortage supply of parts being delivered to its manufacturing plant in South Marston.
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Yellow weather alert for snow in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 14, 2018 - 18:12
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Swindon, with 2-5 cms of snow expected.
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