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Golfers get into the swing of it for big charity challenge

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2019 - 05:16
AN IT engineer will tackle the Longest Day Golf Challenge in memory of his namesake cousin, who died of cancer.
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Masked 'gunman' left Subway worker terrified (now he's in jail)

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2019 - 05:08
A MASKED raider who is thought to have had a gun in his waistband when he tried to hold up a betting shop has been jailed.
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Names needed for new Swindon retirement home complex

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2019 - 05:07
THE owners of a new retirement living complex in Swindon is looking for locals to name the new development.
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Denise Plummer's Farming Diary

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2019 - 05:01
My week began on the last day of the Royal Bath and West Show , which was a warm and sunny. The rest of the week's weather just spiralled downwards, being rather miserable and damp for most of the time, with chilly breezes. To me it felt more like autumn than summer, with the longest day of the year not far away.
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Swindon NHS bosses investigating if GP practices could be behind A&E visits spike

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2019 - 05:01
HOSPITAL chiefs probing a spike in Swindon A&E attendances suspect a handful of GP surgeries could be responsible for rising admissions.
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Have you got what it takes to be an on call firefighter? Here's how you can find out this weekend

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2019 - 05:01
THERE’S a burning in my forearms. In each hand is a roll of red fire hose. There’s wriggle-room in the steel capped boots on my feet and the bright yellow fireman’s helmet is surprisingly light on my head.
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Historians working with Wiltshire Police to tackle heritage crime in county

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2019 - 05:01
HERITAGE experts are training Wiltshire police officers in how to tackle criminals stealing priceless historic treasures and damaging the county's world heritage sites.
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PICTURED: The Swindon criminals whose cases were flagged to government lawyers under the Unduly Lenient Sentences scheme

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2019 - 05:00
These are some of the Swindon cases referred to the Attorney General's Office under the Unduly Lenient Sentences scheme since the start of 2019.
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This man thinks the system to appeal unduly lenient sentences needs to be updated

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2019 - 05:00
A GOVERNMENT scheme that gives victims and relatives the chance to lengthen their tormentor’s court sentence must be updated to cover coercive husbands and paedophiles who repeatedly download child sex abuse images, campaigners have urged.
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NHS FUTURE: Have your say on how the NHS needs to change in Swindon and Wiltshire

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2019 - 05:00
YOUNG people have been asked for their views on how they want the NHS to look in the future.
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Pub car park car cleaning plan is a wash out

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2019 - 04:51
Members of the public filled the benches of Swindon Borough Council’s chamber, hoping that planners would vote against a plan for a carwash in a pub car park.
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Wroughton gas power plant refused amid campaigners' silent protest

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 13, 2019 - 04:50
Environmental protestors put on smog masks and stood mostly silently as councillors debated a proposal to build a mini-gas-fired power plant at a farm in Wroughton.
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CONFIRMED: Swindon's Dorothy Perkins and Wallis outlets to close as firm agrees deal with creditors

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 12, 2019 - 18:11
TWO Swindon high street stores are set for permanent closure, as Topshop owners Arcadia scraped through plans to close 48 shops around the country.
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Child rapist Peter Daniels' jail term increased to 12 years on appeal

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 12, 2019 - 15:47
Wiltshire's police and crime commissioner had raised concerns over Peter Daniels' nine-year term.
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Crash closes one lane on A419

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 12, 2019 - 15:10
A CRASH has closed one lane of the A419 southbound between Highworth Road and Oxford Road.
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CHILD RAPIST: Wiltshire's most prolific paedophile Peter Daniels will spend three more years in jail

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 12, 2019 - 15:04
A WILTSHIRE child rapist has had three years added to his jail sentence after government lawyers took his case to the Court of Appeal.
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'It's a nightmare' - 5 places in Swindon where it's 'like a race track'

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 12, 2019 - 14:35
ARE you fed up of your road or local car park being used as a race track?
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The Flying Scotsman’s coming to Swindon (and here’s when you can see it)

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 12, 2019 - 13:01
TRAINSPOTTERS can get a glimpse of the Flying Scotsman this weekend.
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COMPETITION: Win a pair of tickets for Royal International Air Tattoo 2019

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 12, 2019 - 12:07
WINGED wonders from across the globe are setting a course for RAF Fairford ahead of the world’s largest military airshow next month.
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The moment hero police officer smashes car window to rescue dog from a baking hot car

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 12, 2019 - 12:06
A POLICE officer used his baton to smash through a car window to rescue a dog trapped in a baking hot vehicle.
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