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SPECIAL REPORT: How a Swindon team manager became the latest coach caught up in English football's sex abuse scandal

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 11, 2019 - 05:00
A FORMER star player could remember the year his coach tried to rape him. It was the same year as the Mexico World Cup. 1986, the year England would be pushed out of the competition by Maradona’s notorious Hand of God.
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Rosa King inquest: Zookeeper mauled by tiger 'accidentally'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - July 10, 2019 - 20:21
Zookeeper Rosa King did not recognise that a metal slide to block the tiger had been left open.
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A new chapel in Swindon at the dawn of a new century

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 19:36
IF the people in this photograph look rather stern, that’s because looking rather stern in group photographs was the done thing in 1900.
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Top Swindon choir gets ready for summer date at Steam

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 19:31
SIMON Warren and Stuart Allinson each became involved with Wessex Male Choir by chance - and each was instantly hooked.
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When the height of decadence in Swindon was a portable TV

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 19:31
ADVER stories this week in 1959 reflected a town and a country between technological and cultural eras.
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Wiltshire-born zoo keeper's death is ruled an accident

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 17:55
A WILTSHIRE-born keeper who was mauled by a tiger at a zoo died accidentally after entering an enclosure without recognising that a metal slide designed to isolate the animal had been left open, an inquest concluded.
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Local TV chain That's TV shuts 13 studios

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - July 10, 2019 - 17:22
News bulletins on some That's TV stations will be hosted by presenters outside the area they serve.
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Couple furious over Swindon council’s failure to fix roof…for five years

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 17:01
A SWINDON couple have hit out over the council’s failure to fix the hole in their roof for five years.
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Wiltshire man, 21, denies causing the death of 'generous' biker on A350 last year

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 15:39
A VAUXHALL driver has denied causing the death of motorcyclist Angus Yeates in a crash last summer.
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Letters to the Editor: "This austerity programme is an activity that the Tories chose to embark upon"

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 14:47
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, Unit 1 and 2 Richmond House, Edison Park, Swindon, SN3 3RB. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Letters to the Editor: "Waste food collection tubs really is taking things a bit far"

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 14:35
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, Unit 1 and 2 Richmond House, Edison Park, Swindon, SN3 3RB. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Warrant out for arrest of Marco Pierre White Jnr after Swindon Magistrates' Court no-show

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 14:22
A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of celebrity chef Marco Pierre White’s son after he failed to appear before Swindon Magistrates’ Court to answer assault, theft and drugs charges.
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Letters to the Editor: "Why was so much public money squandered at the time when the country was in a state of financial crisis?"

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 14:16
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, Unit 1 and 2 Richmond House, Edison Park, Swindon, SN3 3RB. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Letters to the Editor: "One year on and the practice is again rated inadequate"

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 14:01
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, Unit 1 and 2 Richmond House, Edison Park, Swindon, SN3 3RB. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Emiliano Sala: Pair in court over post-mortem CCTV access

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - July 10, 2019 - 13:56
They are accused of accessing images of the footballer Emiliano Sala in a mortuary.
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REVIEW: Rock of Ages starring Kevin Clifton at Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 13:25
Strictly's Kevin Clifton and his boisterous bunch, touting big hair and big tunes, camped it up with salacious glee in Rock of Ages.
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Swing Moves-athon returns in Swindon for a second year

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 12:04
SWING dancers will perform for up to three hours to raise money for a deaf school in Africa.
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Woman killed in two-vehicle collision on A36

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - July 10, 2019 - 11:58
The victim, who was driving a Fiat, was in her 20s and from the Bournemouth area.
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Pair appear in Swindon court charged with illegally watching Emiliano Sala post-mortem

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 11:40
A PAIR accused of leaking mortuary pictures of Premier League ace Emiliano Sala have appeared before magistrates.
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Man arrested in connection with Old Town stabbing

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 10, 2019 - 11:20
A 30-year-old man from Nottingham has been arrested in connection to the stabbings in Old Town on Monday night.
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