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Tesco's winter wonderland raises cash for charity

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 07:31
TESCO Extra in Swindon has created a magical winter wonderland to try and raise funds for three charities.
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Traffic news on Thursday morning

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 07:29
HEADING out to work or on a school run, keep up to date on traffic news this morning.
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Filling station prices fuel anger in Royal Wootton Bassett

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 07:20
MOTORISTS who use fuel stations in Royal Wootton Bassett are incensed by the prices two garages are charging compared to other locations in Swindon and Lyneham.
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Swindon-born author judging BBC National Short Story Award

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:58
A SWINDON-BORN prizewinning author has been revealed as one of the judges for this year's BBC National Short Story Award competition.
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Adver raises hundreds of pounds for Royal British Legion

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:56
THE Royal British Legion celebrated the fourth birthday of its town centre pop-in branch and received a donation of £876 from none other than the Swindon Advertiser.
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Guidance given to carers

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:51
GREAT Western Hospital staff are hosting a public health talk tonight for carers in and around Swindon who are looking after someone with a long-term health condition.
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More than 60 crimes a day reported

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:48
Nearly 2,000 crimes were reported in Swindon in October, according to figures released by Wiltshire Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson.
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Thursday's court round-up

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:44
COURT: A Pinehurst woman admitted breaching a restraining order against a man.
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Teen driver sped at 80mph while mate sat out of passenger window

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:40
AN "absolute fool" who sped along a dual carriageway while his mate sat out of the passenger window has been banned from the road.
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Robert Le Kyng Primary School happy with waiting ban plans after near miss involving toddler and car

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:34
PARKING restrictions will be imposed outside a Swindon school after a toddler was almost knocked down by a driver.
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Swindon named in top 20 list for leakiest towns in the UK

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:31
SWINDON has been named in the top 20 of the UK’s leakiest towns.
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Early help for families is busy as soon as it begins

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:28
More than 700 families have been referred to Swindon's early help for children hub in the first five months of its work, councillors were told.
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300 more houses for already growing area agreed

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:23
Three hundred houses will be built on land in south Swindon originally earmarked for a business park.
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Car recycling business greenlit for former Averies fire site

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:15
The director of a recycling company hugged his planning agent after councillors took a few minutes to allow him to break up and recycle cars at the site where a fire burned for more than 50 days.
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Swindon youth magazine will be launched (and if you're under 20 you could write or shoot video for it)

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:09
A MAGAZINE written by young people for Swindon youngsters will be launched next Spring.
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Fears of isolation and a dangerous road scupper housing plan in rural village

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:07
The prospect of mothers with buggies trying to negotiate a dark, very steep and narrow road "designed for horse and cart" has halted the progress of a small housing development.
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Isolated residents meet new faces at Christmas party to tackle loneliness

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:06
ISOLATED residents facing the possibility of spending the holidays alone came together for an early Christmas party this week.
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Chiseldon Parish Council vote unanimously against bid for 600 homes on AONB land

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:05
CHISELDON Parish Council has voted unanimously to reject two areas identified as possible sites to built hundreds of homes on.
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Parents can choose from 20 free children's books this Christmas

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:05
FREE books will be handed out to children this Christmas with the aim of improving their overall wellbeing.
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Winter night shelter gets off to a strong start

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 13, 2018 - 06:04
A SWINDON strong man has thrown his weight behind the Night Shelter, which welcomed its first guests last night for the council’s winter housing scheme.
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