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WHAT YOU SAID: BMW plant in Oxford to close for Brexit deadline

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:12
BMW is set to close its plant in Oxford on October 31 in order to help prepare against Brexit.
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Brighter Futures' ball in aid of Great Western Hospital

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:12
A CHARITY is holding a new ball to raise funds for the Great Western Hospital.
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SPECIAL REPORT: Neighbouring councils all run elections every four years

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:12
Changing Swindon Borough Council's electoral cycle to an all-out election would bring the borough largely into line with our neighbouring authorities.
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Eldene Surgery patients invited to meet new provider after IMH fiasco

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:11
Patients of Eldene Surgery will have the chance to meet their practice’s new provider.
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Muralist Ken White to stage railways exhibition at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:11
FAMOUS town artist Ken White is presenting a gallery inspired by the railway.
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25-year-old man takes his own life because he did not get 'the right support'

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:10
THE life of a man who killed himself at the tender age of 25 will be celebrated by his friends at a gig tomorrow to raise money for mental health charity Mind.
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Sharp drop in EU citizens registering for NI numbers in Swindon since Brexit vote

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:10
Significantly fewer EU citizens are registering for national insurance numbers in Swindon than at the time of the Brexit vote, figures reveal.
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Swindon Half Marathon organiser hopeful that event can be saved

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:09
THERE is fresh hope that this year's Swindon Half Marathon will not be the last.
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Poor parking in Swindon caught on camera by readers

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:09
After the government recommended a blanket ban on parking on the pavements, we asked Adver readers to send us pictures of the worst cases they had seen.
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Taxi firm V Cars buys Swindon-based cab company United Radio Cars

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:02
V CARS has bought a rival Swindon-based taxi firm to expand its reach across the town.
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Denise Plummer's Farming Diary

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:01
Although we have had plenty of sunshine between the clouds over the past week , there has also been a cool breeze. Mid-week we did have a heavy shower, but this only amounted to 2 mm and there was soon little evidence of the downpour. Autumn seems to have arrived with a forecast of overnight frost in the north of the country.
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Carer Support Wiltshire wants to help people get jobs again

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:01
CARER Support Wiltshire is pleased to be launching a new programme this month that will help unpaid carers who want to return to the workplace. Many people give up work when a loved one becomes ill in order to care for them. It can then be challenging to return to work once they are ready to go back – carers often feel their skills have become out of date and they lack confidence.
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SPECIAL REPORT: What are the pros and cons of changing our election cycle

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:00
Voters in Swindon are being asked whether they think elections to the borough council should change.
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SPECIAL REPORT: All voters asked their view on election change

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:00
Every house with registered electors in the borough of Swindon will soon be seeing letters drop through their door - asking voters their opinion on the possible change.
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Swindon Aldi workers raise £3,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 05:00
ALDI employees at its Swindon distribution centre raised £3,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust.
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Council predicting £4.2m overspend on its annual budget

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2019 - 04:59
An overspend of £4.2 million in Swindon Borough Council’s day-to-day budget is looming by the end of the year.
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Colliery and tunnel on Victorian Society 'at risk' list

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - September 13, 2019 - 00:31
The Victorian Society publishes its annual list of the most endangered buildings and structures.
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Swindon volunteer group's endless satisfaction in helping others

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 19:33
SUE Dunmore has long been convinced that volunteering benefits volunteers at least as much as whoever they volunteer for.
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Swindon had one of Britain's first female town criers

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 19:31
THE Swindon area has always punched well above its weight when it comes to producing pioneers.
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A Swindon building first seen in 1700 and gone since 1964

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 19:31
THIS Swindon building was first seen in about 1700 and last seen in 1964 when the wrecking ball came for it.
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