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93 per cent of pupils get their first choice of school

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 16:50
PARENTS’ nail-biting wait to find out whether their tots had made it into their primary school of choice ended today as places were allocated.
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Eastern European staff asked to turn recruiters

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 16:45
EASTERN European truck drivers working in Swindon are being offered an incentive to call friends and family back home to fill a skilled recruitment shortage in the town.
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Plumber shows he is the best

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 16:39
A SWINDON College student was presented with prizes this week after he triumphed in a cross-county plumbing challenge.
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Handbag snatcher faces sentencing

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 16:22
A MAN who stole nearly £1,000 in handbag contents from one woman and dragged another across a street in a failed attempt to take her bag will be sentenced next month.
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St George's Day procession set for Swindon streets

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 16:05
‘FOR England and St George’ will be the cry at celebrations in Swindon this month.
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Huge vote to speed up west link bypass

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 16:01
WEST Swindon residents gathered this week to hear the latest update on the proposed link from Thamesdown Drive to Great Western Way.
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Don’t forget your TV licence discount, blind are reminded

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 15:24
BLIND and partially sighted people in Swindon are being reminded to claim their 50 per cent reduction on TV licence fees.
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Tory hopeful ‘left on the ropes’ before charity bout

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 15:20
BOXING novice Dale Heenan can pack a punch when slugging it out in the political arena – but then he got a taste of his own medicine when a broken rib sent him flying out of a white collar boxing competition.
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Going to the dogs helps local charity

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 15:17
HAVING a flutter during a night at the dogs saw one group of gamblers net almost £3,000 - and they promptly gave the money away.
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Pre-school is rated as top of the class

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 15:13
A HARDWORKING team is the secret behind the success of Lydiard Millicent Pre-School – which has been rated outstanding by Ofsted.
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Fans? They’re just lightweights now!

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 15:09
SWINDON Town supporters united in fighting the fat through their football fandom are celebrating after their combined losses reached 40 stone in three months.
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Thrilling twists are Dead Simple in drama

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 14:56
ADAPTED from Peter James’s bestselling thriller, Dead Simple promises to leave audience on the edge of their seats at the Wyvern Theatre next week.
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PARK LIFE: Help to rescue our meadows

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 14:24
THE UK’s wildflower meadows are vanishing and with them our native flowers and the wildlife that rely on them.
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Aspiring actors from Swindon learn the ropes of theatrical production

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 14:20
ONCE upon a time youth theatre troupes were few and far between in Swindon and Dorcan was no exception.
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U-turn over St George curry ban

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 16, 2015 - 14:16
A council U-turns after telling an Indian food stall owner she could not trade at a St George's Day event as it would be "English themed food only".
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Comedian Lee Nelson barges into town

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 14:15
LEE Nelson is back with a brand new show, Suited and Booted.
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It’s just a memory game, says comedian

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 14:07
WHEN it comes to performing his new show Pun Gent, there’s one faculty that Stewart Francis will rely on more than any other: his memory.
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Funeral mix-up mother finally buried

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 16, 2015 - 13:40
A family buries their mother almost a week after her first funeral was postponed by the local council, less than two hours before the service.
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Spinning the discs for National Vinyl Day in Swindon store

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 13:09
Theo Altieri entertains as Red House Records celebrates Record Store Day with live music and hundreds of vinyl records.
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More parents receive first choice for primary school places

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 16, 2015 - 11:35
More parents receive first choice for primary school places
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