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Traffic problems after lorry crash on M4

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 23, 2015 - 08:51
COMMUTERS are facing delays this morning after a lorry overturned on the M4 westbound.
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Braving the mud for Prospect 10k

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 23, 2015 - 06:00
DETERMINED runners went slip-sliding away in the mud and sludge of the third annual Prospect Hospice 10k yesterday.
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Police issue weekend-long bans on gangs of nuisance youths in Royal Wootton Bassett and Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 23, 2015 - 05:30
AREAS of Liden and Royal Wootton Bassett became no-go zones for groups of youths throughout the weekend after persistent public order offences led police to take more drastic measures.
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Pride and Prejudice proposal proves a romantic hit

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 23, 2015 - 05:30
PRIDE and Prejudice came to Lydiard House as a man proposed to his girlfriend dressed as Jane Austen’s fictional heartthrob, Mr Darcy.
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Budget battle on the agenda

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 23, 2015 - 05:30
TONIGHT will see the final budget for the next financial year approved at what is set to be a lively meeting.
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Murder victim’s mum speaks out after a suspect is arrested

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 23, 2015 - 05:30
BECKY Godden-Edwards’ mum has described the moment an arrest was made for her daughter’s murder as a ‘firework of emotions’.
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Irene's 100th bash goes off with a bang

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 23, 2015 - 05:30
FAMILY and friends came together to celebrate Irene Harris’ 100th birthday on Saturday.
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Boy racers a growing menace at car park

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 23, 2015 - 05:30
THERE have been calls for action to be taken at the new Regent Circus development – to prevent the car park from becoming a no-go area in the evenings.
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Barrie HUdson column: Mastery in art of great storytelling

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 23, 2015 - 05:30
One of Swindon author and illustrator Steve Antony’s books, The Queen’s Hat, is in the running for a Waterstone’s Children’s Book Award. His work has won rave reviews in newspapers including the New York Times. Steve is 38 and lives in Old Town.
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Concern at plan to grow compost site

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 23, 2015 - 05:30
COUNCILLORS have ‘called in’ an application to double the size of a composting plant in Purton, meaning it will face scrutiny from the planning committee.
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Appeal for improved services to halt rise in suicides by men

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 23, 2015 - 05:30
A MENTAL health charity in Swindon has called for improvements to services after national statistics revealed suicides among men are at their highest since 2001.
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Drop in wildlife charity's donations

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 22, 2015 - 16:33
A fall in public donations to a Wiltshire wildlife charity is "a concern", its chief executive has said.
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Eyesore is bridge too far in Brinkworth

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 22, 2015 - 14:00
PEOPLE living in the longest village in England claim they also have one of the ugliest railway bridges following the completion of a £1.2m bottle green “monstrosity”.
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Medieval church lottery cash award

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 22, 2015 - 13:21
A medieval church in south Wiltshire which needs to save its "falling down" Norman tower is awarded a lottery grant.
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Swindon Town 1-2 Crawley Town

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 21, 2015 - 19:13
Gavin Tomlin's goal helps Crawley beat promotion-chasing Swindon and claim their first away league victory since August.
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Bath 13-21 Northampton

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 21, 2015 - 17:23
Northampton move nine points clear at the top of the Premiership with victory over second-place Bath.
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Wiltshire riders have four weeks to be ready for inaugural sportive

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 21, 2015 - 15:00
With just a month to go until hundreds of cyclists line up to start the inaugural Black Legend Sportive, now is the perfect time to get out on Wiltshire's road to train for a successful ride on Sunday, March 22.
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Wiltshire riders have four weeks to be ready for inaugural sportive

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 21, 2015 - 15:00
With just a month to go until hundreds of cyclists line up to start the inaugural Black Legend Sportive, now is the perfect time to get out on Wiltshire's road to train for a successful ride on Sunday, March 22.
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Anti-social youths prompt weekend dispersal orders

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 21, 2015 - 10:46
AREAS of Liden and Royal Wootton Bassett have become no go zones for groups of youths throughout the weekend after persistent public order offences.
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Flying the flag for LGBT groups

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 21, 2015 - 05:30
POLICEMEN have been doing their bit to raise awareness of the issues facing members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community by holding a number of events to celebrate LGBT History month.
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