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In the dock: Fraudster conned building firm and other cases before the magistrates

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:05
ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT: Fraudster Andrew Reeve was told he must pay compensation after he tricked builders’ merchants Travis Perkins so he could buy goods in Swindon and Marlborough.
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Mobility scheme open day for drivers

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:05
DISABLED drivers have the chance to try a range of vehicles at an arrive and drive mobility event for people on the Mobility Scheme.
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SPECIAL REPORT: NHS to launch clinics for child gambling addicts

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:04
The parents of a Swindon man who took his own life due to a gambling addiction say much more could be done to tackle the problem.
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Cafe opens to help people with disabilities for working life

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:03
A new cafe that helps develop the skills of anyone with a disability was opened yesterday.
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WHAT YOU SAID: Changes to Tesco's Metro will cost Swindon jobs

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:03
This week Tesco announced they would be making changes to their Metro stores which would put 4,500 jobs at risks.
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Village to vote on whether to build new sports pavilion

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:02
Villagers in Wroughton will be asked whether they want a new pavilion at Maunsell way for users of the sports fields and playing grounds there.
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Swindon & Wiltshire Pride take hard stance against laughing gas

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:02
Swindon & Wiltshire Pride has reassured the public that laughing gas will not be tolerated at the event this weekend.
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Swindon and Wiltshire Pride parade set to brighten up Old Town

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:02
SWINDON and Wiltshire Pride returns to brighten up the town with a carnival of colour on Saturday.
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Businesses latch-on to breastfeeding welcome scheme

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:02
BUSINESSES in Swindon are showing their support for new mums by backing a bid to change cultural perceptions of breastfeeding.
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West Swindon man accused of robbing Co-op at NEEDLE POINT to face trial next week

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:02
A NEEDLE-POINT robbery accused had his trial adjourned to next week – for lack of court time.
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Councillor worried patients were not heard over walk-in centre's future

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:01
FEARS have been raised that some patients of a walk-in centre earmarked for major changes did not have their voices heard in a consultation.
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Police chase teen is given a final chance by Swindon judge

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:01
A TEEN who led police on a high-speed chase has been offered a final chance.
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Digging ditches in bid to stop farm-targeting burglars

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:01
FARMERS are digging ditches around their land and storing pricey GPS kit in secure vaults in a bid to stop the thieves targeting rural businesses.
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Paedophile with 205 death porn pictures back in court over difficulties in doing unpaid work

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 04:00
A PAEDOPHILE caught with a stash of more than 200 death porn pictures is unable to complete unpaid work – because he has a bad back.
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PICTURED: The potentially lethal guns taken off Wiltshire's streets in two-week surrender

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 03:40
AN AK-47 was among 65 fearsome firearms handed in to Wiltshire Police as part of its fortnight-long gun surrender.
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Why is gambling addictive?

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 03:31
Gambling can be so addictive that Joshua Jones told his parents that once he had been lying on his bed shaking and trying to resist the urge to place a bet on his phone.
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Gambling firms’ offer of 1% profits ‘not good enough’

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 7, 2019 - 02:40
The UK’s biggest gambling firms have recently offered to increase the money they contribute to the government for tackling the issue of problem gambling.
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EFL Trophy: Manchester United and Chelsea under-21s win opening games

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 6, 2019 - 21:24
Manchester United and Chelsea under-21s win their opening games in the EFL Trophy as they beat Rotherham and Swindon respectively.
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Swindon Honda site 'should not be used for new homes'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 6, 2019 - 20:43
Planners want to make sure the land continues to be used for employment purposes after Honda leaves.
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Spreading happiness lighter than air in Highworth

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 6, 2019 - 18:41
“THERE is something magical about balloons, there really is,” said Aga Gabrysiak.
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