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DJ's YouTube mixes net him more than 1million hits

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2017 - 14:11
A MUSIC lover who released R&B mixes online is hoping to become a full-time DJ after his videos received more than a million views on YouTube.
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Letters: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2017 - 14:00
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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GWR locomotive to return home this autumn

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2017 - 13:36
A WORKHORSE of the former Great Western Railway will return home later this year to enjoy a retirement alongside some of the most famous locomotives ever built at the Swindon Works.
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Historic steam locomotive to return to Swindon birthplace

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 16, 2017 - 13:09
The train was built at Swindon Works in 1905 and considered to be "very important" in the development of the railways.
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Sweet-toothed porn thief sought by police

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2017 - 12:15
A SWEET-TOOTHED thief with a taste for porn is sought by police after confectionery and adult magazines were stolen from a West Swindon newsagents.
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Man intimidates teen in 'suspicious' town centre incident

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2017 - 10:04
A TEENAGER was left "very intimidated" after a man began to follow her in Swindon's town centre.
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Little Maisie wins best actress award at international film festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2017 - 09:21
A DEAF schoolgirl from Upper Stratton was overjoyed when she won the Best Actress award at an international film festival.
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Historic Cycle Club to close

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2017 - 08:07
A SPORTS and social club started more than a century ago is to call time weeks after it was robbed.
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EFL Trophy: Manchester City & Tottenham go to penalties in first game

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 15, 2017 - 22:44
Manchester City Under-21s win on penalties in their first EFL Trophy game, while fellow debutants Tottenham lose at Luton.
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Police search for vulnerable woman

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2017 - 18:05
WILTSHIRE Police were called out to search along the canal bank near Royal Wootton Bassett this afternoon following reports that an elderly and vulnerable woman had gone missing in the area.
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Man in his 50s accused of grooming girl, 14, and 8 others before the courts

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2017 - 17:49
A 51-year-old man appeared in court on Monday charged with grooming a 14-year-old girl.
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Riders tackle 24-hour challenge to visit Wiltshire and Swindon's 24 fire stations

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2017 - 17:35
CYCLISTS pushed themselves to the limit when they tackled a 24-hour cycling challenge to raise money for two charities.
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Police seal off town centre walkway after man in his 40s is assaulted

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2017 - 16:54
PARTS of The Parade were sealed off by police earlier today following reports of an assault.
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Former special constable disappointed in force who say they are unable to attend crimewave meeting

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2017 - 16:43
POLICE have apparently refused to send officers to a public meeting to discuss a Liden and Eldene “crimewave”.
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I didn’t shed a tear when mother died. She was as big a monster as he was...

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2017 - 16:08
A SWINDON man who was cut out of his mother’s will after he revealed her husband had sexually abused two of his own children, says he challenged it to get justice for his sisters.
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3.6% train fare rise to add to some of Europe's highest prices from Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2017 - 15:55
Expectations that train fares will rise 3.6 per cent in from the start of 2018 have been greeted with a mixed reaction in Swindon, where commuters already face some of the highest prices in Europe.
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Almost one driver a week is caught tailgating in Wiltshire by police, new figures show

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2017 - 15:02
ALMOST 50 people were penalised by Wiltshire Police last year for bad driving habits, with the main culprits being tailgaters.
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Letters: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2017 - 14:00
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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COLUMN: Robert Buckland dismayed by mental health centre closure

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2017 - 13:04
Like many people here in Swindon, I am dismayed by plans to close the Place of Safety facility at Sandalwood Court, writes South Swindon MP Robert Buckland.
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Library McLibraryFace will not be Stratton Library's new name

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2017 - 13:00
STRATTON St Margaret Parish Council is encouraging parishioners to put their heads together and come up with a new name for Upper Stratton Library.
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