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I'd bite hands off for an MBE, says Julian Clary

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 28, 2016 - 09:14
National treasure Julian Clary is celebrating 30 years in show business with a new tour: The Joy of Mincing. He chats to the Adver about his new life in the country and coming to Joan Collins’ rescue in St Tropez
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Fight to save death row dog Teddy continues

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 28, 2016 - 09:09
THE fight to save a dog condemned to death despite never having attacked anyone will continue until the summer.
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Why not jump on a Thamesdown bus this bank holiday?

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 28, 2016 - 09:07
THAMESDOWN buses across Swindon will be running on a Sunday timetable for both the May bank holidays on May 2 and May 30.
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Letters: April 28, 2016

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 28, 2016 - 09:01
PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: letters@swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Write:Swindon Advertiser, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.
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New firearms laws welcomed by chief constable

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 28, 2016 - 08:48
CHIEF Constable Mike Veale has welcomed new laws to improve the safety of selling firearms.
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UPDATE: Two lanes of M4 blocked after two-vehicle crash

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 28, 2016 - 08:43
TWO lanes of the M4 were blocked with traffic queuing eastbound at Junction 17 for Chippenham because of a crash.
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Brothel reports nearly double in a year

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 28, 2016 - 06:07
The number of reports of suspected brothels in Swindon has nearly doubled in 12 months, the BBC learns.
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Man breaches restraining order on four occasions

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 27, 2016 - 18:05
STRUGGLING to accept his relationship with a woman was over a man found himself before magistrates facing four charges of breaching his restraining order.
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Rewind: Cinema banishes Exorcist horror

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 27, 2016 - 18:00
THIS week in 1974 The Exorcist was doing the rounds of Britain.
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Lost WW2 bomber crews remembered

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 27, 2016 - 17:57
Services are held at a German war cemetery to remember 10 previously unknown RAF airmen, whose remains were recently identified.
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Rewind: All the fun of the fair

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 27, 2016 - 17:56
THIS week 39 years ago the Adver ran one of a long series of articles about a family of Swindon modellers.
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From the couch to the Great Wall of China in fight against diabetes

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 27, 2016 - 17:49
A MAN who topped the scales at 27 stone just 18 months ago has said being diagnosed with type two diabetes turned his life around.
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Man caught dealing heroin and cocaine avoids jail

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 27, 2016 - 17:41
A MAN caught dealing crack cocaine and heroin has escaped a prison sentence and been ordered to do community service.
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Former school worker took his own life after struggling to come to terms with retirement

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 27, 2016 - 17:31
A POPULAR Churchfields Academy employee hanged himself after being plagued by “dark thoughts” while struggling to come to terms with his retirement.
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Flooded fritillary field could be open this weekend.

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 27, 2016 - 17:18
FINGERS are crossed that one of Cricklade’s biggest tourist attractions will be dried out in time for the bank holiday weekend.
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Crash leaves bricks strewn across road

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 27, 2016 - 17:15
A LORRY collided with a car between Kemble and Cirencester today, causing its goods to be strewn across the road.
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Council loses High Court bid to stop 100 new homes being built

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 27, 2016 - 16:57
A CONTROVERSIAL housing development is set to go ahead, despite strong local objections, after the High Court ruled against Swindon Borough Council.
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Withy King solicitors raise more than £7,400 for Prospect Hospice

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 27, 2016 - 16:48
SOLICITORS drawing up wills for members of the public have helped raise more than £7,500 for Prospect Hospice.
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Power firm is fined £18m after failures

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 27, 2016 - 16:47
Scottish Power is to pay £18m for customer service failings linked to a new computer system.
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Sponsors needed to ride to rescue of horse show

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 27, 2016 - 16:30
POTENTIAL sponsors are being asked to saddle up and ride to the rescue of a popular horse show.
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