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Swindon's John Holmes loves giving the gift of music

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 15, 2017 - 10:24
JOHN Holmes, 84, is the founder of Holmes Music, one of Swindon’s oldest and best-known businesses. He is in the midst of chronicling its history in a series of books, mainly for future generations of the family, although copies are being lodged at the Central Library. The latest volume covers decades of charity work. John lives in Swindon and is married to Jean. Their three sons are all involved with the business, and the couple have eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren
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Ridgeway Runners made Headway raising funds for charity for those with head injuries

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 15, 2017 - 10:11
RIDGEWAY runners raised more than £900 for Headway Swindon and District.
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Wiltshire Air Ambulance boost from cyclists wheelie good Mont Ventoux climb

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 15, 2017 - 09:40
A TEAM of local cyclists from Bradford on Avon have conquered a French mountain to raise just over £2,000 for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance Airbase Appeal.
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Wiltshire army cadets march with Queen's guards

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 15, 2017 - 09:33
THE Wiltshire Army Cadet Force Corps of Drums and Bugles had a once-in-a-lifetime experience playing and marching with the Queen’s guards earlier this month.
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Matthew Chapman jailed for 'violent and horrific' murder

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 15, 2017 - 08:39
Russell Nixon, 38, was found with serious head injuries in a Chippenham road in May.
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Swindon lags behind Wiltshire Council's lead in taking action against fly-tipping

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 15, 2017 - 08:15
SWINDON continues to lag behind Wiltshire Council's lead in taking action against fly-tippers, a union has revealed.
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'Exciting' £270m Swindon leisure centre plans approved

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 15, 2017 - 07:57
The project includes two ski slopes, a cinema and hotel complex.
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Judge imposes hospital order on carer who smashed mug into partner's face

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 15, 2017 - 07:00
A CARER who smashed a china mug into the face of her disabled partner has been put under treatment for her own mental health.
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Anger as council cut roads to be gritted this winter

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 15, 2017 - 06:05
SERIOUS concerns have been raised over the council’s decision to cut the number of roads to be gritted this winter.
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ADVER CHAT: Slava Polunin on clowning about for a living

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 14, 2017 - 18:50
Slava Polunin talks to the Adver about her new latest production Snowshow
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Residents don't feel safe in their own homes amid rise of antisocial behaviour

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 14, 2017 - 18:14
Residents don't feel safe in their own homes amid rise of antisocial behaviour
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Sex worker has gone 'cold turkey' in prison to kick drugs habit, court hears

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 14, 2017 - 18:04
A SEX worker with 16 theft convictions from this year alone stole cash and a bank card from customers.
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Swindon pedals for Pudsey

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 14, 2017 - 17:58
CHILDREN in Need celebrations are underway in Swindon as a bright yellow pedal bus continues its 100-mile route around Wiltshire to raise money for deprived youngsters.
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Parachute plunge trial: Jury retires to consider verdicts

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 14, 2017 - 17:31
Emile Cilliers denies two counts of attempted murder and one of recklessly endangering life.
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Bobsled Olympian to bring a touch of Christmas sparkle to Old Town

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 14, 2017 - 16:47
A WILTSHIRE-born bobsled champ will switch on the Old Town Christmas lights.
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Damaged reputations an 'unfortunate by-product' of abuse inquiries

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 14, 2017 - 16:46
Harm to the reputation of dead suspects is described as an inevitable "by-product" of some investigations.
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Midnight Place, online drama from Swindon's Ben Poppy, set to go live

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 14, 2017 - 16:35
Swindon's Ben Poppy has written a full length drama which will go live online next week.
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Pauline Quirke Academy pupils hit the West End

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 14, 2017 - 15:44
THE students from The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts in Swindon dazzled their family and friends with a sell-out performance of The Lazy Ace.
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BUSINESS: Wiltshire students quiz lawyers on career at the bar

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 14, 2017 - 15:16
Students in Wiltshire have been getting useful tips and advice on what it takes to forge a successful career in law from some of the county’s leading legal professionals.
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TASTE TALK: TV chef Ching-He Huang goes crazy for stir fries

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 14, 2017 - 14:58
The telly chef and cookery book writer knows a thing or two about making a decent stir-fry.
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