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Network given special award on 10th anniversary

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:30
THE town’s leading volunteer network has been given a special present to celebrate its 10th birthday.
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Dognapper avoids jail

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:30
A TEENAGE dog-napper has been spared jail after a judge gave him a chance to prove he had turned his life around after becoming a father.
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Cycling is in store for staff at supermarket

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:30
STAFF members at Morrisons in Haydon Wick have been jumping on their bikes this weekend to raise money for charity.
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Battle to slow cars takes step forward

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:30
A 20MPH speed limit zone, which villager Colin McEwen has been pushing for for decades, is finally on the verge of becoming a reality in the centre of South Marston.
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Ward staff to start care with a ‘hello’

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:30
STAFF at the Great Western Hospital are supporting a national campaign aimed at improving compassionate care.
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Walking for our little ones

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:30
BEREAVED mothers will retrace the journey they have been on with Swindon Sands in a sponsored memory walk from Great Western Hospital to Kingsdown Crematorium next month.
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Dispute over car damage

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:30
MEDICALLY retired Pat Willis claims Swindon Council stripped him of his independence after stones thrown up by a hedge strimmer damaged his car.
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Cannabis factory goes up in smoke

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:00
A CANNABIS farm in Coleview was uncovered this week after it caught fire when the diverted electrical system overheated.
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Jane's a real purl for knitting charity blanket

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:00
AFTER having two heart attacks and losing her niece in a tragic accident, Jane Young has knitted a blanket for charity, with help from around the world.
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Regent Circus boss says new complex will encourage night-time visitors

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:00
WITH Regent Circus added to its portfolio alongside The Parade, UK Commercial Property Trust is confident it now has the means to keep shoppers in town day and night.
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Police chase fraud suspect

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:00
POLICE chased down a suspected fraudster in Swindon town centre after store staff alerted them to his activities.
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Kathryn sets her sights on big prize

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:00
ONE of Swindon’s proudest glasses wearers was honoured this week as she took a step closer to winning the coveted Spectacle Wearer Of The Year Award, with a chance to win £10,000 and a Bahamas holiday.
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Fines for littering shoot up by 500 per cent

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:00
THERE has been a dramatic rise in the number of fines given out to people dropping litter in recent years.
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Witness plea after man kicked by gang

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:00
WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in the town centre in which a man needed 15 stitches to his eye.
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Big new plans for village woodlands

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 23, 2014 - 05:00
TWO environmental groups have approached South Marston Parish Council with offers to collaborate on the futures of St Julian’s Woodland and Nightingale Woods.
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Digital Trading to manage UTC Swindon website

Swindon Link - August 23, 2014 - 01:00
Specialist web agency agrees to maintain website which will benefit students, parents and staff.
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Delays warning for rail travellers

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 23, 2014 - 00:28
Rail travellers are warned of long delays as £45m of work to redouble the line between Swindon and Kemble is completed.
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'Sexting' nurse not struck off

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 22, 2014 - 20:44
A psychiatric nurse from Swindon who exchanged "explicit messages and photographs" with a sex offender avoids being struck-off.
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Slaving away for Prospect

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 22, 2014 - 17:13
PROSPECT Hospice trustee David Barrand found himself helping out the charity’s Highworth shop staff and volunteers by doing anything asked of him when he agreed to be a ‘slave’ for the day.
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inSwindon looking for traders to support Swindon festive market 2014

Swindon Link - August 22, 2014 - 17:00
inSwindon BID Company are calling for all stallholders to get involved
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