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Stroke survivor calls for greater awareness of the condition

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 15:05
A Swindon stroke survivor has called for greater awareness of the illness, after a national survey showed a lack of public knowledge was delaying survivors rebuilding their lives.
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Reports of crash involving lorry on Cricklade Road

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 15:00
A NISSAN has been involved in a crash with a lorry, it has been reported.
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Letters to the Editor "Am I the only one who believes our Prime Minister is stark staring mad?"

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 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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CLOSED: The family home taken over by London 'drug dealers'

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 13:59
CHILDREN were found cowering in a Walcot crack den used by London men suspected of dealing drugs.
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Teenager killed when quad bike flipped over on holiday in Crete

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 13:15
A TEENAGER died instantly after the quad bike he was riding without a helmet while on holiday with friends in Malia lost control and flipped over.
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Election 2019: Newbies win with biggest and smallest majorities on the night

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 12:22
Only one sitting councillors was defeated in the polls on Thursday, and in the only seat to change hands, Penhill and Upper Stratton falling to the Conservatives, having been held by an ex-Labour independent, Teresa Page.
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Helifun game let's you 'fly' past Wiltshire landmarks

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 3, 2019 - 12:21
Wiltshire Air Ambulance has launched a new game to raise awareness of the charity
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'Vindication' - Conservatives say they'll continue with winning strategy

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 12:04
The Conservatives in Swindon not only bucked the trend which saw the party lose more than 400 councillors elsewhere by increasing the administration’s majority in the council chamber - they did so by taking the previously unassailable Labour ward of Penhill and Upper Stratton.
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IN THE DOCK: Cases from the magistrates court in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 12:02
FRESHBROOK: A man who was on a suspended sentenced for an attempted robbery and a theft when he interfered with a car was fined £120 by magistrates.
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How to watch Badminton Horse Trials live - plus event schedule

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 11:51
Badminton Horse Trials is back for 2019.
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SAVERNAKE FLASHER: Man held by police after information from the public

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 11:34
Savernake flasher: man from Wales investigated by Police after information from the public
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Labour needs to re-think says Swindon leader Grant

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 11:01
Hopeful nervousness turned to a resigned acceptance for Labour councillors and activists in Swindon as the party’s relatively poor showing became apparent as votes were counted in the Oasis centre’s sports hall.
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POLL: Did you vote - and if not, why not?

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 10:13
SWINDON went to the polls yesterday - or at least some of us did.
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Why you might have spotted a free bouquets of flowers around town on Friday

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 10:04
IF you head out into town today you might be one of the lucky people heading home with a free bouquet of beautiful flowers.
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Swindon council election - ALL THE RESULTS AND WINNERS

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 09:36
THE results are in - and it has been as good night for the Conservatives in Swindon.
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Cannabis haul worth £1,000 found after police pull over driver

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 08:41
A ROUTINE patrol has found a suspected dealer's stash of cannabis worth around £1,000.
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TRAFFIC: Friday morning bulletin

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 08:05
Here's the latest from the roads this morning.
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Stratton councillors praised for 90 years of combined service

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 07:04
HUSBAND and wife councillors have stepped down after more than 90 years of combined service.
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Academy in special measures after damning Ofsted report's Inadequate rating

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 07:03
AN ACADEMY in Blunsdon led by a headteacher who found the role “overwhelming” has gone into special measures after Ofsted inspectors criticised its use of funding, a lack of accountability from governors and poor behaviour management.
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Medical staff are voting on strike action over restructure

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 07:03
MEDICAL staff across the county are being balloted on strike action after the mental health trust they work for proposed a major restructure.
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