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Councillor taken to court over non-payment of council tax looks likely to be a Conservative

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 17:46
IT is looking increasingly likely that the councillor who was ordered to hand over almost £1,000 by a court over non-payment of council tax is from the Conservative Party.
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Black Friday bargains see sales surge across the town

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 17:35
BLACK Friday weekend saw a wave of bargains online and in shops attract scores of shoppers, with the Great Western Designer Outlet seeing its biggest trading day in the centre’s history.
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Police plea after break-ins at Gorse Hill garage

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 17:07
Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglary at a garage in Gorse Hill.
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Bath death crash truck brakes 'unusually hot'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 28, 2016 - 16:54
The brakes of a tipper truck which crashed and killed four people were "unusually hot" after the crash, a court hears.
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Police reveal would-be Wiltshire jihadis persuaded not to travel to Syria

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 16:37
POLICE this week revealed that a number of people from Wiltshire who wanted to travel to Syria or Iraq to become jihadis have been persuaded not to join extremist groups.
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Three arrests after 'vicious and sustained' gang attack on man in 40s

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 16:12
A MAN in his 40s was viciously attacked by a group of men yesterday as he walked in the Toothill area.
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What can we do to tackle air pollution?

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 28, 2016 - 16:09
Air pollution is responsible for 50,000 premature deaths in the UK each year - how can we tackle the issue?
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Warning to drivers as Bruce Street Bridges' road surface 'breaks up'

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 15:24
DRIVERS are being advised to avoid the eastbound approach to Bruce Street Bridges as the carriageway surface is breaking up.
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Mounting pressures on GPs could impact patient safety, says leading doctor

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 14:58
MOUNTING pressures on GPs could be threatening the quality and safety of patient care, says a leading Swindon doctor.
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Sanford House unites to offer support

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 13:22
STRENGTH in numbers is a concept the plucky charities behind the Swindon Advice and Support Centre know a thing or two about.
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Show of unity and white ribbon mark Domestic Violence Awareness Week

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 12:46
A WHITE ribbon was tied around a tree outside the Civic Offices on Friday to mark Domestic Violence Awareness Week.
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Former soldier stole thousands of pounds of goods from employer to sell on eBay

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 11:56
A FORMER soldier who plundered tens of thousands of pounds worth of stock from work to sell on eBay has walked free from court.
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Polecat found at roadside is adopted by Wiltshire family

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 28, 2016 - 11:30
An orphaned polecat found at the side of the road, has been adopted by a Wiltshire family.
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Jail warning to child sex offences man, 44, who had abuse images stash

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 10:47
A MAN who sexually assaulted a young child has been warned he is facing a lengthy jail term.
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Olly Murs announces summer Westonbirt Arboretum gig

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 10:38
FANS of pop sensation Olly Murs are expected to go barking mad as he announced that he will play among the trees at Westonbirt as part of 20 outdoor shows across the country.
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Knitters give pub festive makeover

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 10:31
LADIES who like to knit and natter have given the Manor Farm pub a festive spruce up by decorating the ceiling with intricate crocheted snowflakes.
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Swindon school staff could strike over pay cut

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 09:31
HUNDREDS of school support staff are set to take to the ballot box in the next week to decide whether to go on strike over a proposed pay cut.
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REVIEW: Evergreen is raw, gritty love story

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 09:23
Evergreen at Shoebox Theatre 
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‘Vandals are heartless’, says grieving shop owner

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2016 - 09:01
THREE months after losing his son, a grieving father is considering shutting his shop after falling victim to another break-in - just weeks after vandals smashed his front window.
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