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DISCOVERY: Ninth bag of clinical waste dumped in Old Town

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 21, 2018 - 12:21
A NINTH bag of clinical waste has been dumped on Prospect Place.
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James Gray MP aims Brexit blast at PM's Chequers deal

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 21, 2018 - 11:46
NORTH Wiltshire MP James Gray has issued a stark warning to the prime minister.
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Man's ear sliced in 'nasty' glassing outside Covingham pub

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 21, 2018 - 11:03
A MAN had part of his ear sliced off when he was hit over the head with a glass bottle.
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Don't fear policing becoming a graduate job says Wiltshire police boss

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 21, 2018 - 07:18
There's no reason to fear policing becoming a 'graduate-level' job says Wiltshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson.
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Pooled blood found in clinical waste sacks dumped in Old Town

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 20:07
EMPTY intravenous drips and pooled blood were among the rubbish left in clinical waste sacks dumped in Old Town.
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European Rugby Champions Cup: Wasps 35-35 Bath

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 20, 2018 - 18:21
Wasps and Bath score five tries apiece in a thrilling Champions Cup encounter that only lacked a winner.
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Swindon Town 0-0 Mansfield Town

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 20, 2018 - 18:04
Mansfield boss David Flitcroft has to settle for a draw on his return to Swindon as Will Atkinson is sent off for the Stags.
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Man, 18, who 'kicked PC in the face' charged with assault

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 17:31
A TEEN accused of kicking a constable in the face will appear before magistrates on Monday.
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Rare Titanic poster sold for £62,000 at auction

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 20, 2018 - 16:47
The poster advertised the liner's return voyage from New York to Europe.
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PICTURES: Anti-hunt protesters gather outside National Trust AGM at Steam Museum

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 16:38
ANTI-hunt campaigners called on the National Trust to ban trail hunting on its land.
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Women's suffrage to be celebrated in Faringdon

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 16:29
WOMEN Hold up Half the Sky, a community women’s event in Faringdon to celebrate one hundred years of votes for women, will begin with a showing of the film Suffragette.
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Air pistol found in child's schoolbag as police raid Stratton drug den

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 16:20
AN AIR pistol stashed in a child’s school bag were among the weapons found as police raided an Upper Stratton home linked to drug dealing.
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Firefighters wash cars in aid of two fantastic charities (and we've got the pictures)

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 15:05
WASHING cars made a change from fighting fires for crews from four Swindon fire stations.
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Campaigners want Swindon council's plastics plan binned

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 11:42
RECYCLING bosses have criticised Swindon Borough Council’s moves towards incinerating plastic waste, rather than recycling it.
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On this day: October 20

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 11:22
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Swindon Camera Club members get snap happy

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 11:03
These pages showcase some of the amazing images being sent in by the members of our new Swindon Camera Club. If you’d like to join the club – and be in with a chance of winning a £50 Love to Shop voucher for the Picture of the Month – you first need to register by emailing ian.parker@wiltshire. newsquest.co.uk.
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Railway Village is named England's favourite conservation area

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 09:10
SWINDON’S historic Railway Village has been named England’s favourite conservation area following a public vote.
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Council to publish safeguarding review after neglect trial reveals social service shortcomings

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 08:44
A PROBE will be published by the council over social service failings in the case.
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Swindon couple jailed for 'life-threatening' neglect of young children

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 08:27
A SWINDON couple who subjected two of their children to appalling cruelty and neglect have been jailed after one of their daughters confronted them in court and asked “Why did alcohol and drugs mean more to you than your kids?”
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Council's plans for plastic waste hit the front page - (slightly inaccurately)

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 20, 2018 - 07:26
Proposals by Swindon Borough Council to ask residents not to put out plastic waste for recycling, but instead put it into their black bins hit the headlines today.
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