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Demolition of George Gay Gardens 'complete by end of April'

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 21, 2019 - 06:01
DEMOLITION workers will move onto a former sheltered housing block in Park South, local residents have been told.
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'Where's the door?' Cycle store plans leave councillors scratching heads

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 21, 2019 - 06:01
A CYCLE store plan with apparently no door to the outside world got parish councillors scratching their heads.
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Couple take on abseiling challenge for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 21, 2019 - 05:45
ROYAL Wootton Bassett couple Allison and Steve Bucknell are preparing to challenge themselves for Wiltshire Air Ambulance by abseiling down Avon Gorge in Bristol.
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Council tax increase: Why am I paying the police so much?

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 21, 2019 - 00:01
A bigger portion of your council tax will go to police this year. But why? And what is it used for?
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COUNTY GROUND: Supporters' trust reacts to borough councillors' vote

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 21:59
A DECISION by councillors to back a move by STFC and the supporters' trust to buy the County Ground marks the start of a new era for Town fans, the trust's chairman has said.
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IT'S OFFICIAL: Councillors approve moves to sell County Ground to Swindon Town FC and supporters' trust

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 20:10
COUNCILLORS have tonight approved a decision to sell the freehold for the County Ground to Swindon Town Football Club and the Swindon Town Supporters’ Trust - if they can raise the £2.2m asking price.
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Down a grand staircase to the melancholy end of an era

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 19:31
ON Tuesday the large Art Deco-style clock which gazed down on Regent Street from McIlroys will be auctioned by Kidson-Trigg in Highworth.
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Italy is a treasure trove for wine lovers

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 19:29
When it comes to food and wine, Italy has it all, says Sam Wylie-Harris.
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Suppers that are simple, speedy and hard to mess up

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 19:00
Mary Berry's latest cookbook is all about whipping up dinner, fast. We put three recipes to the test...
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Racist jailed for attacks on police and 999 crews

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 17:19
A RACIST man has been jailed for 17 months for sexually assaulting a paramedic and repeatedly assaulting police officers.
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Badger cull: Policing cost £3m in 2018

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 20, 2019 - 15:46
Badgers are being culled in a bid to stop the spread of bovine tuberculosis.
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Graham Carter: Local people don't realise just how much esteem XTC are held in

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 14:51
You probably don’t even have your 2020 diary yet, but if you can, it might be worth making plans for the weekend of September 18-20.
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Amazing pictures from nature

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 14:38
These pages showcase some of the amazing images being sent in by the members of our new Swindon Camera Club. If you’d like to join the club – and be in with a chance of winning a £50 T4 Cameras voucher for the Picture of the Month – you first need to register by emailing ian.parker@wiltshire.newsquest.co.uk.
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Letters to the Editor: "Immigrants and perceived immigrants are threatened on a daily basis"

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 14:14
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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1 in 5 Wiltshire hate crime investigations closed with no suspects identified

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 14:12
A FIFTH of investigations into racially and religiously-motivated hate crimes were closed by Wiltshire Police with officers unable to identify a suspect.
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Fraudster stole scaffolding worth £40k from employer to set up his own company

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 14:12
A SWINDON man who stole scaffolding worth £40k from his employer and fraudulently claimed wages has been given a two-year suspended prison sentence.
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Woman injured after being assaulted and verbally abused in town centre

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 13:05
A 41-YEAR-OLD woman received a minor injury after being assaulted and verbally abused in the town centre.
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Julian Clary is mincing back to Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 12:15
PRINCE of saucy innuendo Julian Clary is mincing back to Swindon later this month bringing his new show.
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Four men attacked pair of victims with bottles in early-hours assault

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2019 - 11:59
FOUR men assaulted two other men with bottles during an early-hours attack in Royal Wootton Bassett.
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