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Where history lives -10 fascinating museums in or near Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 10, 2019 - 05:03
1 Swindon has several specialist museums, notably Steam, the Richard Jefferies Museum and the Museum of Computing, but the Museum and Art Gallery has been around for far longer. Its permanent general exhibits famously range from the remains of a child mummified in ancient Egypt to relics of Swindon’s long and varied industrial history, but there is also an ongoing varied programme of themed displays. A popular current one explores early 20th century photography. Visit www.swindonmuseumandartga
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Could this property near Swindon be your dream home for £1.8m?

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 10, 2019 - 05:00
If you have been looking for the perfect home just a few miles outside of Swindon and have 1.8m lying around, this place could be for you.
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Gloucester 12-21 Saracens: Sarries put difficult week behind them to move second in Premiership

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 9, 2019 - 18:48
Saracens put their 35-point deduction and £5.36m fine for salary cap breaches behind to them to move second in Premiership with win at Kingsholm.
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Danny Kruger announced as new Devizes Conservative parliamentary candidate after Claire Perry steps down

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 18:40
A CLOSE aide of Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been selected as the Conservative Parliamentary candidate for Devizes after Claire Perry chose not to seek re-election.
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Premiership: Bath survive red card to topple leaders Saints

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 9, 2019 - 18:15
Bath fight back from conceding a try in the opening minute to defeat previously unbeaten Northampton.
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Clarks warn it could be closing stores after profits fall (and there's three in Swindon)

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 17:10
THE retailer Clarks have warned that stores across the country could be closed next year as its profits have fallen.
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Mamas and Papas goes into administration putting Swindon branch at risk of closure

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 16:32
MAMAS and Papas has gone into administration just less than a week after Mothercare announced it would close.
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Swindon's largest bargain store opened for business today

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 15:53
SHOPPERS defied the downpours to take a look at the town’s latest bargain store after it opened for business today.
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Sheep killed in 'dog attack' in Wiltshire farm meadow

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 9, 2019 - 13:56
The sheep was attacked by "quite a large dog" in a meadow near Tytherington, police say.
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WEATHER ALERT: Yellow weather warning for heavy rain in Swin

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 13:54
A yellow weather warning for heavy rain in Swindon has been issued today.
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Lane closed on M4 after vehicle breaks down

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 12:10
One lane on the M4 from Swindon to Hungerford has been closed off after a vehicle broke down.
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Colerne toddler to feature in national calendar

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 09:01
A TWO-YEAR-OLD from Colerne has been chosen to feature in a national charity calendar.
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Swindon firm urge customers to invest in triple glazing

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 09:01
A WILTSHIRE window company are encouraging the public to invest in triple glazed windows as the months start to get colder.
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Swindon council pays twice as much for out-of-town residential care places

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 05:38
Residential care placements for older people outside Swindon are almost twice as expensive as those within the borough.
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Letter blunder 'is not council's fault'

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 05:30
One of Swindon Borough Council's cabinet members says the blunder which saw 3,000 letters sent to voters telling them they were no longer registered is not the council's fault.
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Swindon councillors united on fair tax measures

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 05:22
Councillors were unanimous in wanting to see how the borough council can use its procurement system to ensure companies that pay their proper taxes are rewarded.
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Solar power enough for nearly every Swindon home

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 05:22
Swindon produces enough electricity to power 97 per cent of the borough's houses from renewable sources
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Town home to one of highest proportions of military vets

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 05:21
Since the 2019 Poppy Appeal launched on October 24, a veritable army of Royal British Legion volunteers have been busy collecting donations in train stations, schools and shops in every corner of the UK.
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100 people a week tackled about bad behaviour in town

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 05:21
More than 100 people every week have been spoken to about poor behaviour on the town centre in the last month.
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Young literature lovers looking forward to festival's return

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 9, 2019 - 05:21
TOP authors and performing poets will come to Swindon next week to inspire youngsters with a love of literature.
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