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Guard of honour for ex-firefighter Mick, who once helped the Rolling Stones to a gig

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 07:10
AN EX-FIREFIGHTER described by loved ones as "one of life's great characters" received a well-deserved guard of honour on the way to his final resting place.
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HONDA: Tweeters turn to billionaire Elon Musk to save the day

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 07:04
NEWS of the Honda plant closing continued to dominate the conversation around Swindon.
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From CSI to running the best-rated pub in the Swindon area

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 07:04
A FAMILY with no hospitality experience who took on ownership of a Wanborough boozer have turned it into the highest-rated pub in the Swindon area.
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Nationwide put in plans for 239 homes at Oakfield campus site in Walcot

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 06:24
Formal plans to build hundreds of houses on an old university campus have finally been lodged.
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Vegan dinner to help raise awareness about animal testing

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 06:10
A VEGAN hair salon owner will host an all-you-can eat meal to support a charity fighting against animal testing.
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HONDA: Firm branded a 'disgrace' by worker who found out closure plan on TV

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 06:06
FURIOUS late shift workers at Honda are outraged after many found out hey had lost their jobs through news reports and social media.
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Skilled Honda workers will be in demand says engineering firm chairman

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 06:05
THE chairman of an engineering firm believes skilled Honda workers will be in demand when the plant closes.
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Hand over your old handbags at pop-up shop in Designer Outlet to raise money for Brighter Futures

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 06:02
VISITORS to Swindon Designer Outlet are invited to donate their pre-loved handbags at a pop-up shop, with all proceeds going to a local charity.
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Don't share video of schoolchildren fighting, warn police

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 06:02
PUPILS should be wary of sharing school fight footage on social media sites like Snapchat, Swindon police have warned.
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Mead Way to close to prepare for widening work (commuters, get the date in your diary)

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 06:02
WORK that will pave the way for major improvements to a key West Swindon commuter route will start in a fortnight.
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PICTURE GALLERY: Honda through the years in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 20, 2019 - 05:58
THE Swindon Advertiser has chronicled the story of Honda, its workers and the vehicles they built throughout the firm’s association with Swindon.
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IN THE DOCK: Thief jailed for shoplifting spree and other cases before the courts

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 19, 2019 - 18:07
SWINDON: Repeat offender Christopher Desantos was jailed for a total of 44 weeks for thefts he committed while he was on a suspended prison sentence.
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HONDA CLOSURE: 'It could have a silver lining' claims accountancy firm

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 19, 2019 - 18:03
HONDA closing its plant employing 3,500 people could also throw up opportunities, according to one accountancy firm.
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We had a little breakfast club - I brought banana cookies

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 19, 2019 - 18:02
A new production of Tom Stoppard’s high class, high seas comedy Rough Crossing tours to the Theatre Royal Bath
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Council to debate urgent cross-party motion on Honda closure on Thursday

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 19, 2019 - 18:00
BOROUGH councillors have put forward a cross-party motion to respond to the news Honda will close its plant by 2021.
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Honda workers 'betrayed' by Swindon plant closure

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 19, 2019 - 17:07
One factory worker says news the Swindon factory will close in 2021 is "a sad day for the town".
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RAF Tornado flypast marks active service retirement

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 19, 2019 - 16:47
Though no longer to be used in active service, the Tornado jets will help with RAF training.
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Scammers steal £70 cash after confusing Topps Tiles cashier

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 19, 2019 - 15:55
A MAN and a woman scammed a cashier into giving them more change than they paid with.
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Swindon mayor "saddened" by news of Honda plant closure

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 19, 2019 - 15:38
The Mayor of Swindon expressed sympathy to those affected by Honda closing its plant.
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'Child sex doll' pervert's community work sentence is axed

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 19, 2019 - 14:39
A pervert who tried to import what police believed was a child sex doll has been told he doesn't have to do the unpaid work he was sentenced to.
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