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Pan flies in to Wyvern with help from Swindon dancers

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 9, 2016 - 05:40
Young Ciara Higgins is hoping Peter Pan will sprinkle some fairy dust, as the young dancer has a broken ankle and has been hobbling into rehearsals.
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Flying Scotsman to steam its way through Swindon this evening

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 20:04
LEGENDARY locomotive the Flying Scotsman is expected to steam its way through Swindon this evening.
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Driver fails to stop at junction and misses house by inches

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 20:04
A DRIVER had a lucky escape this morning when their car hit a low wall and ended up in the driveway of a house.
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Fundraisers hand Macmillan nurses a jar filled with donations

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 18:27
THE Walcott Community Shop in Sussex Place had a real sweetner for the nurses at Macmillan Cancer Support yesterday.
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Lydiard Park and Coate Water parking charges start soon

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 17:58
VISITORS to Lydiard Park and Coate Water will have to pay for parking from July, council leaders have confirmed.
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Employers' refusal 'to see beyond the wheelchair' leaves one young man frustrated

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 17:49
A DISABLED man desperate for a job has spoken of his frustration at employers who can't "see beyond the wheelchair”.
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500-home Old Town plan set to get go-ahead

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 17:40
PROPOSALS to build nearly 500 homes in Old Town look set to be given the green-light next week.
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Swindon parish plans, likely to cost each household £75 a year, pushed forward

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 17:18
PLANS to make every resident live within the boundaries of a parish council are set to be pushed forward next week.
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Continued disruption due to burst pipe repair in Eldene Drive

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 16:54
ELDENE Drive remains partly closed this evening after construction workers encountered problems mending a burst pipe.
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Volunteer credits family members sacrifices during World War One as inspiration

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 16:36
A VOLUNTEER who lost three family members in World War One said their sacrifices inspired her to join the Royal British Legion and help others.
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Cycling duo are inspiration to others looking to get fit

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 16:13
BY day Samantha Hackett helps the wheels to run smoothly at the BMW offices in Swindon but in her spare time it’s strictly a two-wheel affair, as she indulges her passion for cycling.
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Tributes paid to a Swindon man as 300 flock to his funeral

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 16:05
TRIBUTES were paid to one amazing man when 300 mourners attended his funeral last month.
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Great Western Railway bike reservation policy protested by thousands

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 8, 2016 - 15:55
More than 7,200 people sign a petition demanding Great Western Railway reverse its new mandatory cycle space reservation policy on high-speed trains.
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Deadline to register to vote is extended after Government site crashes

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 15:27
THE deadline for registering to vote in the EU referendum is to be extended to midnight tomorrow, Cabinet Office minister Matt Hancock has announced.
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I've had quite enough of brain-numbing TV ads, says Graham Carter

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 15:25
ENOUGH is enough. As of now, I have stopped watching TV adverts for good.
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Conservation couple embark on jumbo drive to save endangered elephants

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 15:19
A CONSERVATIONIST couple will embark upon a jumbo fundraising drive to save endangered elephants.
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Don't let EU distract you from voting on neighbourhood plan

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 15:17
As we draw ever closer to the EU referendum, this week I would like to talk about another important referendum taking place on Thursday, where local residents have a chance to vote on the Wroughton Neighbourhood Plan.
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Rockets and battery propelled cars in the name of weird science at New College

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 14:36
ROCKETS, battery-propelled cars and liquid nitrogen were the order of the day as weird science took centre stage at New College yesterday.
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Pride of Swindon takes on his next big challenge

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 14:25
SWINDON’S very own super-cyclist is planning an epic 3,000 mile bike ride across four countries in the hope of raising £10,000 for local charities.
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Family fun day raises almost £1,000 for local good cause

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 8, 2016 - 13:53
A CHARITY fun day held to raise funds for a cause close to organiser Cheryl Baker’s heart has raised almost £1,000.
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