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Students put their inventions on show

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 14:35
INVENTORS of the future had a chance to showcase their work to parents at an exhibition at Isambard Community School on Monday.
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Jo's harrowing ordeal at losing her unborn baby

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 14:08
Jo Styles lost her unborn baby at 36 weeks after a textbook pregnancy.
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Husband of football league fraudster says he did not 'live like a king'

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 14:04
A MAN whose wife plundered nearly £200,000 from a youth football league told a jury they were 'not living any better than anyone else'.
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SAS considered training improvements

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 24, 2015 - 13:56
Improvements to training were being considered weeks before three army reservists, including one from Trowbridge, died on an SAS selection exercise, an inquest hears.
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Woman killed in rock fall named

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 24, 2015 - 13:33
A 23-year-old woman from Salisbury who was killed by a falling rock on a south Wales beach is named as Georgina Le Fjord.
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Breast is best for new mums at unit

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 13:16
THE number of new mums breastfeeding after giving birth at the Great Western Hospital is above the national average, according to figures.
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Warren Shute looks at pensions versus ISAs

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 13:14
Q CAN you tell me whether I should put my money into a pension or an ISA for my retirement?
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Dad in run to thank hospice for care given to tragic tot

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 13:10
A DAD whose baby son spent the final days of his short life at Helen & Douglas House pounded the streets of Reading last weekend in his memory.
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We want to stay in EU, say regional bosses, reformed or not

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 12:10
ALMOST 1,000 firms in the West of England, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Swindon responded to Business West’s Local Business Survey on the European Union referendum during the period May 15 to June 16, and most are in favour of staying in.
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Barry Leighton recalls the remarkable Ms Gradwell

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 11:59
SURROUNDED by hundreds of books and publications at her Swindon flat, including many of her own works, Angela Gradwell posed proudly in her miner’s strike helmet, gave her beloved squeezebox a little squeeze, and spoke of the ethos that had kept her at the forefront of the fight for human rights and equality for the best part of 60 years.
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GWH encourages new mums to breastfeed during awareness week

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 10:39
THE number of new mums breastfeeding after giving birth at the Great Western Hospital is above the national average, according to figures.
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The Vamps fend off wild fans at Westonbirt

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 10:18
YOU’VE got to hand it to these boys – they are very, very brave.
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'Wrong stone' forces A303 resurfacing

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 24, 2015 - 10:17
A main road in Wiltshire, which was resurfaced only four months ago, is to be redone because poor quality stone was used.
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Man who coaxed girl, 11, to take indecent pictures of herself spared immediate jail term

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 10:01
A MAN who coaxed an 11-year-old girl to take indecent pictures of herself and send them to him has walked free from court after a judge said 'I don't consider this to be a particularly serious case'.
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Police plea after man exposes himself to female jogger

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 09:23
POLICE are appealing for information after a female jogger was confronted by a middle-aged man in North Swindon who indecently exposed himself.
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Travel and weather round-up: Wednesday, June 23

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 08:52
FOLLOWING delays on the Swindon to Gloucester line because of a bicycle on the line there are no problems reported on the railway network.
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UPDATE: Railway line clear after obstruction causes delays between Kemble and Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 24, 2015 - 08:08
A BICYCLE on the railway line between Kemble and Swindon, which caused delays of about half an hour, has now been cleared.
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Peacock distracts students' revision

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 23, 2015 - 23:37
Teachers are seeking a home for a peacock found lurking around the school grounds distracting sixth form students' revision.
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Teen Facebook bully admits assault

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 23, 2015 - 23:33
A teenage boy pleads guilty to assault after a video was posted on Facebook which appeared to show another boy being bullied.
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Pop nightclub goes bust in spite of getting a makeover

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 23, 2015 - 18:11
ONE of the town’s most well-known night venues has closed down yet again – barely 12 months after undergoing a major refurbishment.
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