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More help for care leavers and adults with learning difficulties to find paid work

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 16:05
People with learning difficulties, and young people in the council's care who are soon to be leaving that care will get extra help to find 'meaningful' work.
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South Western Railway workers to strike Christmas weekend

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 7, 2018 - 15:31
RMT union drivers and guards on South Western Railway are to walk out on 22 December.
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Graham Carter Don't mention the X word

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 15:20
And so we come to the time of year when millions of people - or so we are now supposed to believe - suddenly become experts in linguistics.
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Pavement parking and potholes on committee's agenda

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 15:01
Fans of roads, transport and parking will in be heaven if they go to the council offices in Euclid Street next week.
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Rubber resistance band bent implant wrongly installed in bungled GWH operation

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 14:43
A BOTCHED surgical implant was discovered when a patient was using gym equipment, hospital chiefs heard.
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Shoplifter admits targeting shops across Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 14:21
A SHOPLIFTER has been sentenced after admitting stealing from a number of shops across Swindon.
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Schools bomb hoaxes: Teenager jailed for nationwide threats

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 7, 2018 - 14:16
George Duke-Cohan sent threats to hundreds of UK schools and triggered a US airport security scare.
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Swindon crowned the most Christmassy place in the UK - yes, really!

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 13:56
Swindon has been dubbed the most Christmassy place in the UK.
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This is why it's okay to feed swans bread this winter

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 12:30
A WEEKEND trip to the park always used to involve feeding the ducks or swans with those end crusts nobody else eats.
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GWH wins £30m from government to expand A&E

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 12:11
GREAT Western Hospital has been given almost £30m to help redesign emergency care.
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Candle on set top box led to fire

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 11:59
A WARNING has been issued by the fire service to remind people to take care when lighting candles after an incident involving a bedroom fire in Swindon.
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Jealous thug jailed for five years for 'utterly revolting' campaign of coercion against his girlfriend

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 11:36
A JEALOUS thug who made his girlfriend leave her job and sell her car and repeatedly assaulted her has been jailed for five years.
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Maisie Sly met the PM at Downing Street's Christmas lights switch-on

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 11:35
THE young star of an Oscar-winning short film has been given an award from none other than the Prime Minister.
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Joy from residents as Oldlands Walk development threat is lifted (and other sites around Swindon are also saved)

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 11:33
CHEERS greeted news last night that a Park South green space would be saved from future development.
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Award winning Wessex singers tune up for Christmas

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 11:01
Wessex Male Choir are tuning up their voices in readiness for two Christmas concerts. The first is at Ashbury Village Hall on Saturday, December 15 and their own concert on Thursday, December 20 at 7.30pm, with special guests the Brunel Brass Ensemble, at St Mark’s Church, Swindon. Join the choir for a concert of festive music, mince pies, wine and Carols. The choir was founded in September 2001, and currently has around 50 members. The choir won first position in the Male Choir competition at
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Perfume worth more than £1,100 stolen from designer outlet

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 10:52
A GROUP of thieves stole cosmetics worth more than £1,000 from a shop in the designer outlet.
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Shelduck's vision of grandeur walking on water

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 10:40
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 Love to Shop voucher for the Picture of the Month – you first need to register by emailing ian.parker@wiltshire.newsquest.co.uk.
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Longleat shuts penguin enclosure after new malaria deaths

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 7, 2018 - 10:22
The safari park described it as "a difficult decision" made after a number of birds died.
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Your guide to where to take your child to meet Santa this Christmas

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 10:01
SANTA Claus has settled in his grotto and is checking his list to see who has been naughty or nice this year.
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