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A Swindon building first seen in 1700 and gone since 1964

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 19:31
THIS Swindon building was first seen in about 1700 and last seen in 1964 when the wrecking ball came for it.
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Celebration for Devizes' Ralph Harding who is still going strong at 93

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 16:04
TENNIS enthusiast Ralph Harding is not letting his ninety plus years getting in the way of him still enjoying the game.
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Former train driver and war veteran celebrates 100th birthday at Steam museum

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 15:02
A WAR hero and former train driver was treated to a trip down memory lane for his 100th birthday.
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Letters to the Editor: "Swindon drivers have also decided that a 150 per cent price rise is a hike too far"

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 14:01
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, Unit 1 and 2 Richmond House, Edison Park, Swindon, SN3 3RB. Phone: 01793 501806.
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David Renard's column: How often do you want to vote?

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 12:54
Next week letters will be sent to all households in Swindon asking for their views on how often they would like to go to the polling stations to vote for their local councillors.
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Doctors from countries where recruitment is banned join Great Western Hospital

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 12:46
Almost one in six new doctors joining the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust come from developing countries where recruitment is banned.
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Whatley Manor leads the way for Wiltshire in Good Food Guide

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 11:52
THREE Wiltshire eateries have been named among the very best places to eat in the UK.
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Operation Yellowhammer: What the released document says

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 09:10
The Operation Yellowhammer document about a no-deal Brexit claims to outline the Government’s “reasonable worst-case planning assumptions”.
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Raising millions for the hospital is thanks to you, says Great Western Hospital boss

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 05:42
THE WOMAN in charge of hospital fundraising says she has been overwhelmed by the town’s response to GWH’s multi-million pound appeals.
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Swindon BMW factory unsure of Brexit plans

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 05:35
BMW says it is unsure of its plans for the Swindon plant in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
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Raychem player tells of team first starting up

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 05:31
ONE player has been beside Mo from the very start of Raychem Netball Club.
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Glenn Hoddle returns to Swindon for Q&A night at Wyvern Theatre

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 05:16
Swindon legend Glenn Hoddle is set to return to the town he took to the Premier League next year.
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From tech company to netball club

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 05:14
RAYCHEM Netball Club members have just celebrated the club’s 40th year anniversary.
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Wiltshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson speaks out

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 05:13
IF YOU were in Swindon town centre this weekend, you may have seen a number of suspicious looking pantomime characters strutting their stuff on a red carpet. I, alongside Mayor Cllr Junab Ali and others donned wigs and make-up to raise awareness of domestic abuse and support the opening of Swindon Women’s Aid charity shop in the town.
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Holy Rood Church brings renowned organist to Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 05:12
AN INTERNATIONALLY renowned organist will give a recital this evening - Thursday, September 12 - at Holy Rood Church in Swindon's Groundwell Road.
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Rodbourne Road to be closed for nine nights in September and October

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 05:08
BUILDING works will close a road in Rodbourne for nine nights.
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WHAT YOU SAID: Should mobile phones be banned in Swindon schools?

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 05:08
The debate rages over the use of mobile phones in school, with pupils in Swindon getting mixed messages.
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Free NHS dental care in Swindon falls in five years

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 05:08
The number of free NHS dental treatments in Swindon has fallen significantly over the last five years.
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A Confession: Star Martin Freeman says Steve Fulcher had his sympathy in Christopher Halliwell murder case

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 05:06
THE STAR of ITV’s primetime drama following the murder case that shocked Swindon talked about playing the Wiltshire Police detective who got the killer of two women to confess.
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SPECIAL REPORT: Swindon lawyer who worked on Highworth's election recount petition talks about rare case

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2019 - 05:05
JUSTICE finally prevailed for Highworth when a disastrous ballot counting error was fixed after a lengthy legal process kickstarted by the town’s voters.
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