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ON STAGE: Best bits of Fringe

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 14:10
COMMONWEAL School hosts Fringe Cuts – the Swindon Fringe Drama Evening – tonight.
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Letters: Friday, July 14, 2017

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 14:00
PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: letters@swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Write: Swindon Advertiser, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Museum hits back at petition bullying claims

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 13:26
THE team behind Swindon’s ambitious museum and art gallery bid have hit back at claims of foul play.
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VIDEO: McFly's Tom Fletcher takes to the skies at RIAT

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 12:54
Singer-songwriter and children's author Tom Fletcher landed at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire after a flight in a life time with the USAF Thunderbirds yesterday.
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Drugs farmer gets jail term

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 12:31
AN Albanian cannabis farmer who was looking after a high value crop in a town flat has been jailed for eight months.
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Ponytail lopped off to help cancer patients

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 12:29
A GENEROUS young girl had 10 inches of her hair cut so she could donate it to a charity which makes wigs for children with cancer.
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GCSEs done? Now go to knight school

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 12:24
After finishing the last of their GCSE exams last month most 15-year-olds were probably looking forward to a stress-free summer holiday.
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Making some noise for Ruby

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 12:21
CHILDREN at a Swindon primary school have been putting their musical talents to good use after receiving a consignment of new musical instruments.
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Cheers for retiring drayman

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 12:14
THE finale to a 30-year career as an Arkell’s drayman was celebrated when Ron Fisher, 69, retired from the brewery after three decades behind the wheels of an beer lorry.
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Lack of paperwork delays fraud case

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 12:08
WILTSHIRE Police have been lambasted by a district judge for failing to supply the paperwork needed to begin court cases involving 18 defendants in fraud charges amounting to more than £200,000 on alleged losses to home furnishing giant Oak Furniture Land.
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Brothers keep on truckin’ to the prom

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 12:03
A PROM guest made a traffic-stopping entrance when he turned up to the party in his father’s truck – a decade after his brother arrived at his send-off in the same fashion.
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American visitor gives Crofton cash to help Lottery appeal

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 11:42
VOLUNTEERS who work hard to keep the Crofton beam engines working were delighted when an American visitor was so impressed by the project he presented them with a £7,500 donation.
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Join the Wildcats at family fun day

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 11:07
SWINDON Wildcats will be making their football/golf debut on Saturday, July, 22 at Basset Down Golf Complex.
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Two men killed in plane crash in Wiltshire

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - July 14, 2017 - 10:02
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is examining events leading up to the crash near Marlborough.
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JUSTIN TOMLINSON'S COLUMN: Building on learn to earn projects

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 09:53
Last week I was delighted to attend Swindon College’s annual Apprenticeship Awards Ceremony. I joined vice-principal David Francis and operational manager Julia Hoskins to congratulate students and staff as part of the celebration of the success of this year’s outstanding apprentices.
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US pilots lend their glitz to air show

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 09:44
A STAR-SPANGLED display of truly monumental proportions will be at the heart of this weekend's Royal International Air Tattoo as the US Air Force marks its 70th anniversary year.
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UPDATE: Two men die after plane crashes in Marlborough field

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 09:23
TWO men have died after a light aircraft crashed in a Marlborough field last night. 
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Man accused of assaulting his own mother causing actual bodily harm

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 09:23
A 40-year-old man who is accused of assaulting his mother has been released on bail by a judge.
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Trial for man accused of two counts of false imprisonment

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 09:17
A man who is accused of two counts of false imprisonment is to face trial by judge and jury.
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Trust to be formed between two of Swindon's Catholic schools

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 14, 2017 - 08:30
TWO of the town’s schools are set to join together as a multi-academic trust come September in hope of sharing resources and expertise to better children’s education.
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