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Thamesdown Drive: don't chance your luck with red lights warn police

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 29, 2015 - 16:18
IGNORANT drivers along a red light jumping hotspot were targeted by the authorities on Saturday to stem a rising tide of crashes.
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Carillion manager carried out 'thousands of hours' of investigations

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 29, 2015 - 16:02
The industrial tribunal into claims of harassment and discrimination against Goan workers at the Great Western Hospital, heard from its final witness on Friday.
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Sniffer dog catches out man, 52, who tried to hide drugs in neighbour's garden

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 29, 2015 - 15:38
A MIDDLE-AGED addict caught with heroin and crack cocaine he was selling to fund his habit has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.
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Emotional day for Cricklade woman at fundraiser for late ambulance driver father

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 29, 2015 - 12:42
BLASTS from her late father’s past made Saturday’s (NOV 28) Christmas Craft Fair and Coffee Morning all the more poignant for Sarah Standing.
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Vulnerable dependents failed by medicine practice and missed home visits at nursing agency

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 29, 2015 - 12:35
VULNERABLE and dependent people in Swindon have been put at risk by unsafe medicine practices, poor staffing supervision and missed home visits by a town centre nursing agency.
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Mother and daughter injured in hit and run incident

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 29, 2015 - 12:10
TWO women crossing a road were hurt in a suspected hit and run last night.
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Celebrity chefs head for Padstow Christmas Festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 29, 2015 - 05:00
 With the Padstow Christmas festival just around the corner, featured chefs James Martin and Mark Hix give us an insight into their preparation for this year’s event and what we can expect from them, both at the festival and in the near future.
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Chesterfield 0-4 Swindon Town

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 28, 2015 - 19:16
Swindon thrash Chesterfield, who part company with manager Dean Saunders following their fourth-straight defeat.
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Historic Woodhenge plaques stolen

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 28, 2015 - 13:09
A pair of historic bronze plaques are stolen from the prehistoric Woodhenge monument in Wiltshire.
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Charice Gassmann 'became hysterical' in hospital when arrested for murder

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2015 - 10:24
CHARICE Gassmann sprang out of apparent unconsciousness in hospital when officers arrested her on suspicion of the murder of Alison Connolly, a court heard.
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Council leader reluctant to dip into reserves to fund services

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2015 - 10:22
THE leader of Swindon Borough Council has said he is reluctant to go down the route of spending reserves to tackle budget pressures.
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Life after Breaking Bad by Jonathan Banks

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2015 - 06:50
 In heart-warming, family-drama Watercolor Postcards, actor Jonathan Banks shows his softer side as homely, small-town barkeep Ledball. The Breaking Bad star talks childhood, values and his joy at reprising the role of Mike for Better Call Saul 
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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Danny Boyle rejects Bond rumours as he preps Trainspotting sequel

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 28, 2015 - 05:30
Danny Boyle has revealed how he doesn't harbour any dreams to direct a James Bond movie.
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Banned driver caught behind wheel for second time in three months

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 27, 2015 - 19:30
A DISQUALIFIED driver has thrown away his chance of spending Christmas with his stricken grandmother because he was caught behind the wheel for the second time in three months.
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'Legal high' MPA blamed for GWH admissions is banned

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 27, 2015 - 19:10
A LEGAL high which has in the past resulted in a number of people being admitted to Swindon’s Great Western Hospital suffering from acute vomiting has been banned by the Government.
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Ninja Turtles collection an auction hit

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 27, 2015 - 18:19
A collection of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles that lay in an attic for 35 years fetches more than £5,000 at auction.
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Black Friday: Websites struggle to cope as bargain hunters look online

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 27, 2015 - 18:09
THE websites of some of the UK's biggest retailers have been struggling to cope with the volume of traffic which is set to make this year's Black Friday the biggest online shopping day in UK history.
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VIDEO: MP puts his balance to the test at new town centre business

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 27, 2015 - 17:59
SOUTH Swindon MP Robert Buckland got a taste of the future today when he was swept off his feet by a new town centre business.
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We're in for blustery weekend - Met Office issues yellow weather warning

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 27, 2015 - 17:47
THE Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning as a blustery weekend is expected across the whole of England and Wales, with winds strengthening from the west on Saturday morning.
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Santa's elves make Christmas a little sweeter for deserving children

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 27, 2015 - 17:19
THE countdown to Christmas will be that little bit sweeter for children at a Swindon children’s charity.
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