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People of Swindon join forces to confront dementia

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 20, 2016 - 13:49
MORE than a hundred people from across Swindon took part in a special event in the town to mark this year’s Dementia Awareness Week.
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Diners raise thousands at hotel's charity night

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 20, 2016 - 13:24
DINERS who tucked into a three-course meal and danced the night away at the Great Western Hotel have raised thousands of pounds for charity.
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Man admits 1987 'cold case' rape

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 20, 2016 - 12:51
A man admits raping a teenager in Swindon almost 30 years ago after police re-opened a cold case.
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Boy questioned over devastating blaze

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 20, 2016 - 12:49
POLICE have today arrested a boy of 16 in connection with the fire that destroyed the Memorial Hall at Lechlade on May 9.
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Chinese healthcare leaders look to GWH for inspiration

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 20, 2016 - 12:18
CHINESE healthcare leaders came to Swindon this week to get an up-close look at the workings of an NHS hospital.
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Flying Scotsman south coast trip on

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 20, 2016 - 11:44
A tour to the south coast by the Flying Scotsman is expected to go ahead after the locomotive developed mechanical problems, its owners say.
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Mad Hatter and Queen of Hearts running amok in Swindon next month

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 20, 2016 - 11:40
MAD Hatter and the Queen of Hearts are just two of the characters from Alice in Wonderland who will be creating some storybook magic in the town centre next month.
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Van Graan set for role with Bath

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 20, 2016 - 11:05
Premiership club Bath are set to appoint South Africa assistant coach Johann van Graan in a coaching position.
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Passengers to prepare for bank holiday disruption

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 20, 2016 - 10:55
RAIL passengers are once again been warned to prepare for disruption next bank holiday weekend as the signals in the Bristol area are improved.
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Stratton pensioners sing Happy Birthday to the Queen

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 20, 2016 - 10:40
THERE was cake and a rousing rendition of Happy Birthday when families gathered in Stratton St Margaret to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.
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Do you know what to do when an air ambulance needs to land?

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 20, 2016 - 09:29
THE Great Western Air Ambulance Charity is asking for help from members of the public to ensure that they can get to more patients in need efficiently and quickly.
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Hungry fox cub stuck in peanut butter jar

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 20, 2016 - 09:05
A fox cub is found "near to death" with its head stuck in a peanut butter jar in a Wiltshire graveyard.
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New plan for North Swindon broadband masts

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 20, 2016 - 08:57
AFTER several months of consultation, the company behind plans to rollout wireless broadband across the town have re-submitted plans to put up masts in North Swindon.
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Courts chase Swindon six-year-old in parking ticket fiasco

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 20, 2016 - 07:02
A SIX year old disabled boy from Swindon is receiving letters from the courts and the threat of bailiffs – for not paying a parking fine.
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Police meet sex offender on Heathrow flight after warrant issued for arrest

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 19, 2016 - 18:14
AN INTERNATIONAL warrant saw Wiltshire Police waiting for an early morning flight at Heathrow this week to arrest a man who had been extradited back to the UK after absconding seven years ago.
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Food stolen from needy dogs

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 19, 2016 - 18:08
A CHARITY that cares for abandoned dogs is reeling after the theft of more than £100-worth of donated food.
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Taxi rank attack investigated and 5 other police incidents

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 19, 2016 - 17:57
POLICE are investigating an assault on a 30 -year-old male in Old Town in the early hours of the morning of Sunday, May 8.
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Rough sleepers set up camp in Lawn Woods

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 19, 2016 - 17:57
FIVE years after a destitute French woman spent the winter living in Lawn Woods, rough campers from outside Swindon have returned.
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Debt support group reach out during Mental Health Awareness week

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 19, 2016 - 17:45
A LOCAL church group supporting people struggling with debt have reached out in a bid to raise awareness of the links between financial trouble and mental health.
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Students get to grips with fancy footwork ahead of all-boys dance project

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 19, 2016 - 17:29
FANCY footwork was on the timetable for a group of male students at Isambard Community School today as they began rehearsals ahead of their upcoming performance with Swindon Dance.
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