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Kleptomaniac couldn't overcome temptation in Claire’s Accessories, court hears

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2016 - 12:50
A KLEPTOMANIAC has been ordered to carry out unpaid work after she let her condition get the better of her in Claire’s Accessories.
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Happy birthday to legend Les at 90

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2016 - 12:26
LESLIE Onslow celebrates his 90th birthday today. An engineer by profession, he is also one of the Onslow Boys – like late brothers Ken and Roy, he played for Swindon Town in the post-World War Two era.
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Catholics will converge on Swindon to see image of holy relic at church

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2016 - 12:06
THOUSANDS of worshippers are expected to converge on Holy Rood Church in Swindon next month to see an image of one of the Catholic Church’s most revered holy relics.
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Nellie marks her 100th birthday with a message from the Queen

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2016 - 11:48
A GREAT grandmother of seven has received a special birthday greeting from the Queen as she celebrates her 100th year.
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Police plea over 'groping' on bus

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2016 - 11:45
Police are appealing for information over a 'groping' incident on a bus in Swindon.
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Campaigners fight to get Lydiard Park homes plan thrown out

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2016 - 11:18
CAMPAIGNERS fighting a bid by developers to build 48 homes near Lydiard Park were out garnering support from park users at the weekend.
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Hoodie thief spotted by TK Maxx security guard he went to school with and 5 others before the courts

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2016 - 11:12
A MAN who tried to make off with a hoodie from TK Maxx was recognised by a security guard he used to go to school with.
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Volunteer to help First World War memorial scheme

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2016 - 10:34
ROBERT Buckland MP is calling on members of the public to volunteer their time to support a First World War Memorial Programme as it arrives in Wiltshire.
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Britain's Next Top Models to launch new venture for Goldsworthy's

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2016 - 10:31
TWO contestants from TV's Britain's Next Top Models will be launching a new venture at award-winning hairdressers, Goldsworthy's later this year.
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Jailed: Burglar, 20, who raided houses while occupants slept

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2016 - 10:18
A YOUNG burglar who repeatedly raided houses while the occupants slept inside has been jailed for more than two years and four months.
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In memory of Michael - Gorse Hill comes together to support grieving family

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2016 - 06:32
THE people of Gorse Hill came out in their droves this weekend to support the family of Michael Doyle, the popular local lad who sadly died while on holiday in Bulgaria a fortnight ago.
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Campaign against South Marston energy centre gathers pace

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 28, 2016 - 17:42
THE campaign to stop a new waste processing plant from being built in South Marston has stepped up a gear with a public meeting attended by over 100 people yesterday.
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Dad and daughter mourn closure of local pub

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 28, 2016 - 15:25
FRANCESCA Anderton was hoping her first drink when she turned 18 would be at the pub where her dad has been a regular since he was 18.
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Not a bard effort as Rodbourne churchgoers recite Shakespeare for 24 hours

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 28, 2016 - 11:02
ALL the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players – so begins the famous monologue in William Shakespeare’s As You Like It.
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Summer stars pack the house for musical showcase

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 28, 2016 - 10:20
NABBING a couple of seats to this year's hugely hyped Summer Youth Project was a tall order.
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Brides pounce on pop up wedding boutique

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 28, 2016 - 08:28
A TREASURED wedding dress put away for two decades by a broken-hearted bride when her groom died before their marriage was one of the most poignant donations when Marie Curie staged a pop up wedding boutique in Swindon.
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Wi fi Wars beam into town

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 28, 2016 - 06:20
Featuring in a new BBC Radio 4 documentary about video gaming, While My Guitar Gently Bleeps, and with a TV adaptation of their original live show, Go 8-Bit, to be hosted by Dara O’Briain and air on UKTV’s entertainment channel Dave this autumn, comedian and regular videogames commentator, Steve McNeil, and his tech wizard side-kick and coding king, Rob Sedgebeer, have announced a UK tour of their exciting new live and interactive show, WiFi Wars.
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Resourceful Rovers fans dry off in Manchester Road laundry after derby washout

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 27, 2016 - 23:01
A GROUP of Bristol Rovers fans put a smile on the faces of passing supporters as they dried off in a Manchester Road launderette after Saturday’s derby washout.
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EFL 2016-17: Banned by the end of August and other things you may have missed

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 27, 2016 - 20:40
Suspended by August, sailing to success and mixed injury news - BBC Sport looks at five things you may have missed from the EFL.
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Air Cadets mark 75th birthday

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 27, 2016 - 19:09
SWINDON Air Cadets braved threatening skies to host a fun day celebrating their 75th birthday.
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