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VIDEO: Teen finds a way to express grief through music

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 15:16
MUSIC is the key to happiness for teenager Cameron Antal who found a way to cope with losing his dad by expressing himself through music.
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How does he do it? Graham Carter confesses about his green, green grass

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 15:13
HISTORY will look back on the referendum we have just endured as an exercise in deciding whether the grass really was greener on the other side of the fence, writes GRAHAM CARTER.
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Man, 45, admits trying to take photos up girls' skirts and 5 others in our courts

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 15:13
A SWINDON man has pleaded guilty to trying to take photographs up the skirts of young girls.
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Streets to stand still for Somme centenary

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 15:11
THE streets will stand still this Friday as tributes are paid to the fallen of The Battle of the Somme on its centenary.
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The Big Interview: The very pinnacle of his career

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 15:09
Roy Partington, 53, recently joined a party of six people who were the first to climb a previously unnamed mountain in Mongolia. Roy is married to Belinda and lives in Park South. The couple have two grown-up children and Roy works as a systems administrator with Swindon Silicon Systems
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Man, 31, suffers knife wounds in off-licence robbery

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 15:09
A MAN is in hospital after suffering a knife wounds inside an off-licence that he was trying to rob.
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Frome Festival, or a story of two Martins

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 14:44
With 180 acts - from musician Billy Bragg to physician and comedian Dr Phil Hammond - the organisation of the annual Frome Festival is a tall order. MARION SAUVEBOIS meets the man charged with making sure it all goes to plan
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Teachers to strike over education funding and workloads

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 14:16
TEACHERS have called a strike on Tuesday, July 5, as they demand more funding for education and more negiotiations on contracts over workloads.
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New BBC show to hit the streets of Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 13:39
LOCAL heroes in the community could be in for a windfall when the BBC takes to the streets of Swindon next month.
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Eight arrested over cash machine thefts across UK

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 28, 2016 - 13:33
Eight men are arrested in an investigation into a series of cash machine thefts in England and Scotland.
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Police helicopter circles Old Town in bid to trace driver

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 13:17
A POLICE helicopter has helped officers track down a car after a motorist refused to stop for officers.
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Ashleigh's big hair cut for charity

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 13:02
A LITTLE girl whose hair was so long she could almost sit on it made the brave decision to have 14 inches cut off to help sick children.
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Veteran councillor backs Corbyn in leadership struggle

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 12:47
A VETERAN Labour councillor has spoken out in defence of Jeremy Corbyn after what he calls an act of ‘blatant rebellion.’
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Honda employee refuses to give drink-drive specimen because he didn't understand English

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 12:39
A HONDA employee refused to give police a specimen of breath after McDonalds staff alerted them to a possible drink-driver buying burgers at their drive-through in the early hours, a court has heard.
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Arrests over schools historical abuse allegations

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - June 28, 2016 - 12:24
Three former school workers are arrested in connection with allegations of historical abuse at schools in Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.
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All girl Greek chorus play Ariel in al fresco version of The Tempest

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 12:08
Swindon amateur actor Jake Lennox will be strutting his stuff as Ferdinand in an open air production of William Shakespeare's The Tempest this week.
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Follow the trail of art left by Swindon artists

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 12:03
This month art lovers can take to the road to explore a wide variety of artists who all live and create in Swindon.
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Take-away boss slapped with fine for hygiene breaches

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 11:48
WHEN environmental health inspectors sprang a surprise visit on Rafu’s last spring they found the staff wearing dirty T-shirts, raw prawns next to cooked prawns in the fridge and a lack of record keeping.
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Sheila and friends set to serve up musical tagliatelle

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 11:45
Sheila Harrod, founder and artistic director of the Kentwood Show Choir is putting aside all the razzamatazz of her usual full scale productions in favour of a more intimate musical evening.
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The world is a giant market for our fish, says fishmonger

Swindon Advertiser | News - June 28, 2016 - 11:39
Something fishy with Simon Rhodes from Lobsterpot Fishmongers, Wood Street Food Hall
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