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Rough sleepers set up camp in four of Swindon's multi-storey car parks

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 23, 2016 - 05:48
ROUGH sleepers have set up camp in four of Swindon's biggest multi-storey car parks, with evidence that Class A drugs are being used there.
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Remembering Swindon workers who have died because of industrial disease or injury

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 20:02
A WREATH will be placed at the Mesothelioma Memorial Garden in Queen's Park on Thursday in memory of all the workers in Swindon who have lost their lives due to industrial disease or injury at work.
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Officer charged with fraud and forgery

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 22, 2016 - 17:58
A Wiltshire Police officer has appeared in court charged with a string of fraud, forgery and false accountancy offences.
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Two assistant chief constables appointed

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 17:31
CHIEF Constable Mike Veale today appointed two substantive assistant chief constables for Wiltshire Police.
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Grandmother spat at by man with tyre iron on Christmas Day in dispute over access to child

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 17:28
A DISPUTE over access to his girlfriend’s young daughter on Christmas Day saw a man draw a tyre iron from his vehicle and threaten the father of the child’s family.
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David Dickinson coming to Swindon to film Real Deal show

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 17:01
ANTIQUE expert extraordinaire David Dickinson will be filming his hit ITV show in Swindon next month and is hoping the town has some bobby dazzlers to show him.
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New-look Pizza Hut leads to more jobs

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 16:50
WORK has just finished on a £300,000 refurbishment of the Pizza Hut restaurant in Shaw, which has led to the creation of 20 new jobs.
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Man, 52, sentenced for sexual activity in front of a child

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 16:49
A SWINDON man has been placed on the sex offender’s register for five years after he admitted to performing a sexual act in front of a child under the age of 13.
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Olympic swimmers call for Health Hydro pool to re-open

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 16:37
SEVERAL of Swindon’s Olympic swimmers have spoken out against the closure of the smaller pool at the Health Hydro facility.
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Wiltshire Police superintendent in court for fraud hearing

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 16:17
ANDREW Carr, 47, a Wiltshire Police superintendent from Swindon, appeared at Bournemouth Magistrates' Court today charged with a number of counts of fraud, forgery and false accounting.
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Swindon lawyer heads to America to fight for justice on death row

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 16:12
A LAWYER from Swindon will head to Florida next month, not for a holiday, but to work with lawyers fighting for inmates on death row.
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We're up for the challenge - runners from across town to tackle London Marathon

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 15:54
RUNNERS will rise to the challenge of completing the London Marathon on Sunday, representing charities from across the Swindon area.
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Paralympian Louise Hunt donates signed shirt and racket to Commonweal cabaret night

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 15:14
A PARALYMPIAN and former Commonweal School student has lent her support to a charity cabaret night at the school next month.
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Commonweal School singers' surprise as video goes viral

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 14:51
A VIDEO of a group of Swindon schoolgirls singing for the elderly has taken Facebook by storm and gone viral.
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Wiltshire Police merger opposed by PM

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 22, 2016 - 14:38
Prime Minister David Cameron urges Wiltshire Police to rule out any merger to cut costs
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Trial for man facing money laundering charge

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 13:32
A MAN accused of being involved in money laundering is to face trial by judge and jury.
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Life-saving defibrillator installed at Wootton Bassett housing scheme

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 12:33
PROTECTION against cardiac arrest came in the form of a lifesaving defibrillator installed at a housing scheme for the elderly this week.
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Sneak peek into secret life of birds thanks to school nature project

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 22, 2016 - 12:27
A GLIMPSE into the secret life of birds is being gained through to a Dorcan school’s innovative nature project,
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Football club fined for pension errors

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 22, 2016 - 11:32
Swindon Town Football Club is fined £22,900 for failing to follow pension rules and deadlines, the pensions regulator has said.
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