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Swindon theatre company's sixth sense says its prime time for new name

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 16:17
A LOCAL youth theatre company has announced its new name as it embarks on what promises to be a spectacular 30th anniversary.
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Is it the end for central road lines?

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 3, 2016 - 16:15
Wiltshire was one of the first to experiment with removing white lines from roads in a bid to encourage safer driving - did it work?
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Rail firm wins Golden Whistle award for outstanding work

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 16:13
GREAT Western Railway has scooped the top award for Outstanding Operating Team, as well as being recognised in three other categories, at a prestigious rail industry award ceremony.
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Best feet forward from Swindon's Sole Sisters at GWR hospital

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 16:10
WITH thousands of people calling time on their New Year’s resolution after just one month, dozens of members of staff at the Great Western Hospital are sticking to theirs and continuing with an epic six-week walking challenge.
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I am delighted by Swindon's successful bid to pilot new childcare package, says MP

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 16:04
IN MY last column, I touched on one of the Conservative Party’s key manifesto pledges to extend the existing entitlement of 15 hours of free childcare a week to 30 hours for working parents of three- and four-year-olds.
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Swindon's big screen just got even bigger - it's to be an IMAX

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 15:50
MOVIE fans can look forward to enjoying films in higher resolution, on bigger screens and in cutting edge immersive sound with the announcement that Swindon is to get its first IMAX cinema.
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Oops-A-Daisy Childcare owner closes nursery - Ofsted confirms

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 15:40
THE owner of Oops-A-Daisy Childcare in Kembrey Park has made the decision to close its doors.
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On this day from Monday January 25

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 15:35
Monday, January 25
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Rat in pub 'ran up leg and stole chip'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 3, 2016 - 15:21
A pub customer claims a rat ran up his leg and took a chip out of his hand while he was eating.
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Football fan fined after racial abuse against County Ground staff member

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 15:20
A FOOTBALL fan who admitted racially abusing a member of staff at the County Ground has been fined more than £200.
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Warrant issued for former nightclub manager Jason Ranford after court no-show

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 15:02
A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of former nightclub manager Jason Ranford after he failed to attend court to answer charges of driving while disqualified.
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Swindon food and drink fest will not return say organisers

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 14:38
HOPES that the Swindon Food and Drink Festival could become a regular highlight of the town’s social calendar have been dashed.
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New buses on their way to Swindon amid £1.4 million upgrade

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 14:25
BUS passengers in Swindon can look forward to a more comfortable ride this spring after Thamesdown Transport announced an investment of £1.4 million in ten new buses for the town.
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Swindon lottery winners in with the chance of a further jackpot

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 14:16
NEW figures show that more than £2.1 million of National Lottery funding was awarded across Swindon last year alone.
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Duchess of Cornwall to be guest of honour at hospital next week

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 13:29
THE red carpet will be rolled out in Marlborough next week when Camilla Parker Bowles heads to Savernake Hospital to meet staff, patients and fundraisers.
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Parking charges set for Lydiard and Coate

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 13:22
PLANS to lease Lydiard Park and House will move forward at next week’s cabinet meeting, while plans to introduce car parking charges there and Coate Water have also been announced.
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Apprenticeship praise for insurance firm heading to Swindon to create 350 new jobs

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 13:07
A NATIONWIDE insurance firm due to open the doors to its new offices in Swindon this spring has been named as one of the country’s leading employers of apprentices after picking up one of the top accolades at the National Apprenticeship Awards.
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Selfie competition launched for ice cream lovers

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 12:51
A FAMILY-run firm is bucking the cold winter snap and revealed it is enjoying year on year growth as they enter their fifth anniversary year.
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Teen phone robbers deny possession of knife

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 12:04
A pair of teenagers who robbed a man of his mobile phone will still face a trial over whether they had a knife.
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Woman who struck love rival with stiletto pleads with judge to grant her bail then fails to return to court

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 3, 2016 - 12:02
A judge has issued a another warrant for the arrest of a mum who hit a love rival in the face with the point of her stiletto shoe in a drunken attack.
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