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Getting ready for the future when the future was the 1940s

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 19:31
THESE 83-year-old photographs are murky enough to cause eye strain, but we hope Rewind readers won’t mind too much.
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Stonehenge: Preseli stone 'transported over land'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 20, 2019 - 17:36
Stones taken from the Preseli hills to build Stonehenge may have been taken over land rather than sea.
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Review: Whip-smart Coward play has not aged a day

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 16:10
Noel Coward, the eminent wit, is synonymous with the mid-20th century – and his work is certainly a product of its time.
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Woman attacked in pub toilets by gang of four

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 16:06
A WOMAN suffered facial injuries and clumps of her hair were pulled out when she was assaulted in the toilets of a nightclub by a gang of four women.
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Cars to be banned from Fleming Way if 'bus boulevard' scheme is approved

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 15:06
A NEW ‘bus boulevard’ in Fleming Way will see cars and lorries banned from the town centre route.
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CBeebies star Chris Jarvis to appear in this year's Wyvern panto

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 14:27
CHILDREN'S television star Chris Jarvis will is to appear in this year's pantomime at the Wyvern Theatre.
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CCTV captures youths stealing £1,500 mountain bike from Swindon College campus

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 14:16
TWO youths have been caught on camera stealing a mountain bike worth £1,500.
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Letters to the Editor: "Why can’t the justice system see there are some people that just won’t change?"

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 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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Commuter stunned as wallaby hops in front of car near Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 13:33
A DRIVER had a surprise when she saw a wallaby hopping across the road - for the second time in the same place.
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RAF Tornados to fly near Swindon for last time today (here's when and where you can see them)

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 13:20
A FLY-BY of RAF Tornado fighter jets will pass over Swindon for the last time this afternoon.
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HONDA CLOSURE PLAN: Everything we know so far

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 12:53
What's been announced so far?
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Private cars to be banned from Fleming Way central bus boulevard

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 12:24
Building a new bus boulevard on in central Swindon on Fleming Way will involve building 12 new bus shelters with 31 stops and demolishing three buildings - and private cars, lorries and van will be banned from the major town centre route.
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Green MEP arrested at Belgian Airbase

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 12:11
GREEN MEP for the South West, Molly Scott Cato was arrested after breaking into a Belgian military airbase to protest against its stockpiling of American B61 nuclear bombs.
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Dad entering London Marathon took up running to cope with loss of baby daughter

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 10:20
A FATHER who took up running after his wife miscarried with his first daughter has set his sights on the London Marathon.
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Honda: Business secretary Greg Clark to chair urgent taskforce meeting in Swindon today

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 09:07
BUSINESS secretary Greg Clark will chair a taskforce in response to Honda today.
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HONDA CLOSURE: 'Fanciful' to think Brexit didn't play a part, says former Japan ambassador

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 08:50
A former ambassador to Japan has said it's 'fanciful' to think Honda's decision to close its Swindon plant had nothing to do with Brexit.
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Accident on Whitehill Way cleared this morning

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 08:10
A CRASH on Whitehill Way near the Fiveways Roundabout, West Swindon, was cleared earlier this morning.
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Crash on Whitehill Way by Fiveways Roundabout

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 08:06
Here's the latest from the roads this morning.
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Unite and TUC unions pledge to leave 'no stone unturned' following Honda announcement

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 07:38
A UNION boss pledged to “leave no stone unturned” in his attempts to keep the plant going and stop thousands of people losing their jobs.
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Charity haircut is family affair for young Erin and Joanne

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 07:10
A GENEROUS seven-year-old decided to get her haircut for charity- then persuaded her cousin to join in.
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