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Councillors vote for allowance rise

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2017 - 10:41
WILTSHIRE councillors' allowances are set to go up after they voted to give themselves a rise at a full council meeting on Tuesday.
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Swindon mum welcomes MPs' debate on controversial epilepsy drug

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2017 - 10:30
A MOREDON mum hopes a debate in the House of Commons about a controversial epilepsy drug given to women while they were pregnant will lead to action on why they were not warned about the dangers.
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What was last night's mysterious 'banging' noise?

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2017 - 10:12
ARMY artillery and tank exercises are believed to have been behind the loud 'banging' noises heard last night.
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Playing live down in the forest

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2017 - 10:06
PAUL Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have announced they will be appearing on stage as part of Forest Live at Westonbirt Arboretum next summer.
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Look how far new air ambulance base has come!

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2017 - 09:49
SEEING the progress of the Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s new airbase brought a tear to the eye of the charity’s chief executive David Philpott.
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'St Luke's pupils must not miss out on more lessons'

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2017 - 09:44
UNCERTAINTY surrounding the future of St Luke’s School must be clarified as soon as possible to avoid pupils missing out on more of their education, according to a trade union.
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Contestants wanted for new series of Come Dine With Me

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2017 - 09:42
Think you can throw an incredible dinner party? 'Come Dine With Me' is looking for Swindonians to apply for the new series.
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WILTSHIRE: Five things to do this half term

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2017 - 09:30
Are you looking for things to do this half term? Perhaps consider some spooktacular fun for all the family, fancy fireworks, festivals and exhibitions or autumnal events and experiences. Whatever you choose, be sure to check out VisitWiltshire’s suggestions and make time for your family and Wiltshire this half term.
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TRUE LIFE; Film-maker Simon Sly and his creative response to Multiple Sclerosis

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2017 - 09:24
RAINBOWS fill the home of film-maker Simon Sly – pictures, models and ornaments that pop with vibrant colour and give the living and working space of this Swindon creative an energetic atmosphere.
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TRUE LIFE: Jill Carter's quirky art blurs creative boundaries

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2017 - 09:16
QUIRKY dolls, unsettling collages and glorious journals literally bursting with colour – stepping across the threshold into the world of artist Jill Carter is taking a trip into a delightful if slightly unsettling fairyland.
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Swindon artist has a brush with fame

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2017 - 08:47
A SWINDON artist rubbed shoulders with Hollywood royalty over the weekend after being commissioned to paint a portrait for actress Jane Fonda.
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Syrian refugees settling well in Wiltshire

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2017 - 08:02
ALMOST 90 Syrian refugees have started new lives in Wiltshire in the past two years, but more accommodation is needed if the county is to help others in the future, Wiltshire Council leader Jane Scott has said.
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New bid to win huge Lottery grant for museum and art gallery

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2017 - 00:01
THESE are the striking new images that campaigners hope will help them secure a multi-million-pound Heritage Lottery Fund grant to build a new landmark museum and art gallery in the town.
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10-metre-high chimney appeal sparks disapproval

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2017 - 22:17
AN APPEAL to allow two 10 metre-high chimneys connected to biomass boilers to be built at the site of a waste site with a chequered history of fire has been met with disapproval by councillors who already gave it the thumbs down.
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Swindon Town 0-1 Lincoln City

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 17, 2017 - 22:10
Sean Raggett's header earns Lincoln three points at Swindon Town in League Two.
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Swindon biker dies in crash with car

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2017 - 17:21
A MOTORCYCLIST from Swindon has died in a crash in Oxfordshire.
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Motorcyclist killed in Oxfordshire crash on A420

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 17, 2017 - 17:12
A man 30s died at the scene of the crash on the A420 in Oxfordshire.
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Motorcyclist killed in Oxfordshire crash on A420

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 17, 2017 - 17:12
A man 30s died at the scene of the crash on the A420 in Oxfordshire.
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ADVER CHAT: Jeremy Herrin on directing complex drama

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2017 - 15:37
Director Jeremy Herrin is the Artistic Director of celebrated theatre company Headlong. His work also includes the Royal Shakespeare Company’s hugely successfully and multi award-winning world premiere of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall/Bring Up the Bodies, which transferred to both the West End and Broadway. Recently at the National Theatre, Jeremy also directed The House They Grew Up In and Common, and David Hare’s The Absence of War which toured to Bath in 2015. His production of People, Places & Things tours to the Theatre Royal Bath from Tuesday 17th to Saturday 21st October 2017, the same week as the production receives its American premiere in New York.
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Fake veterinary surgeon Patrick Keniry jailed

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 17, 2017 - 14:40
Patrick Keniry treated and operated on animals at a surgery in Taunton under the name of a qualified vet.
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