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Football hooligan banned from future matches after pub confrontation

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 15, 2017 - 09:21
A FOOTBALL hooligan responsible for antisocial behaviour during several Swindon Town Football Club matches has been banned from future events.
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GALLERY: Getting up close makes camera club pictures stand out

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 15, 2017 - 07:46
THIS week one or two of our Swindon Camera Club members got up close and personal to their subjects.
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Happy ending for Benny the stray cat

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 15, 2017 - 07:27
BENNY the little stray cat whose plight made headlines in the Advertiser last week has found a new home just in the nick of time.
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Sex offender breaches order again, court hears

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 15, 2017 - 06:04
SEX offender Marc Few has been spared a prison sentence despite again breaching his order.
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South Marston waste plant proposals unanimously rejected by planning committee

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 20:24
Council officials tonight unanimously rejected the planning application for a new waste recycling facility to be built near South Marston.
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Stolen angling gear fished out by officer after tip-off

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 18:06
POLICE are on the hunt for fishers who may have had their gear stolen after landing a haul of equipment in Wanborough.
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The Queen invites you to take in spectacular views from top of Windsor Castle in rare opening

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 18:03
AS the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world, a visit to Windsor Castle is the closest you can possibly get to a life of royalty.
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New hotel with smart TVs in rooms opens in town centre

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 17:41
A BRAND new hotel has opened its doors at the site of one of the first hotels in the heart of the town.
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Sir Terry Pratchett's study reproduced at Salisbury Museum

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - September 14, 2017 - 17:33
From his tortoise-feeding hat to homemade sword, the fantasy author's office has been painstakingly recreated.
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Trowbridge man jailed after vigilante sting

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - September 14, 2017 - 17:26
Sex offender was caught when he arrived to meet who he thought was an 11-year-old girl.
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Police dash to car park after man seen 'attacking woman with bicycle'

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 17:13
A MAN was apparently seen attacking a woman with a bicycle during a disturbing incident in Old Town.
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VIDEO: Hapless thieves in bike crash sought by police

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 16:35
HAPLESS thieves crashed a motorbike into a Park South lampost - before returning to take the stolen bike away.
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Lost little 'Maxi' blown off course by storms

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 16:09
A LOST little seabird no heavier than a tin of beans is being cared for at a Cricklade animal hospital.
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Lorry and car collide in Swindon's Penzance Drive

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 15:57
A lorry and a car collided in Swindon's Penzance Drive, at the junction with Paddington Drive, this afternoon.
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How eyecatching sight became prize-winning picture for Tom

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 15:35
WHEN Tom Scholes headed for Barbury Castle to take some pictures, little did he know he would take the shot which scooped the Swindon Camera Club’s Picture of the Month prize before even getting there.
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SOUNDS AROUND TOWN with Dave Franklin

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 14:59
TODAY marks the birthday of a number of people whose contribution to the musical canon was nothing short of brilliant.
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Swindon CCG overspend due to more staff and closer care

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 14:52
SWINDON health bosses committed to tackling poor mental health have shamed NHS chiefs in other regions.
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DAVID RENARD'S COLUMN: Switch to save on energy bills

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 14:50
With the cost of electricity from one major supplier going up by 12.5 per cent this September, following price rises from the other big suppliers earlier this year, as well the onset of autumn with longer nights and cooler temperatures, I and no doubt other Swindon residents are acutely conscious of just how much our energy bills are these days.
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SPOTLIGHT: Adver's top stage shows this week

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 14:50
Sarah Singleton looks at this week's theatre shows
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Swindon pianist takes on Chopin marathon

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 14, 2017 - 14:50
PIANIST Paul Turner will play the complete Chopin Nocturnes in the first of the Swindon Recital Series at the Swindon Arts Centre on Sunday.
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