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Ten Christmassy things to do with the family

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 09:18
1. Geoff Marsh and his crazy gang are back at the Arts Centre for another brand new pantomime - Space Trek - The Panto from 7pm tonight at the Old Town theatre in Swindon. When two sisters decide to stay up late to see if they can catch Santa delivering presents they get more than they bargained for... Kidnapped by aliens and taken to a distant planet to meet their king, it is up to the children’s granny and a Christmas elf to rescue them. Helped by Captain Jerk and crew of the Starship Mincey
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Rachel Swindall Trust help Marlborough House patients this Christmas

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 09:02
THE parents of a young woman who took her own life are doing their bit to help others struggling with mental health problems to get through Christmas.
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Marlborough crash plane was in 'high-speed nose dive'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 7, 2018 - 08:49
The plane may have stalled before the crash which killed two men in Wiltshire, say investigators.
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Friday's traffic update: flooding on the roads and slow in west Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 07:14
SURFACE water is lying on much of Swindon’s road network after a night of heavy rain.
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GWH team's advice on how to keep well this winter

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 07:00
NURSES and doctors from Great Western Hospital are reminding people of all the healthcare options available which can ease the strain on the emergency services over the festive period.
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Labour councillors link 'emerging gang culture' in Swindon with children's service cuts

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 07:00
LABOUR councillors have linked falling youth service budgets to growing anti-social behaviour on Swindon’s streets.
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Help borough council develop campaign to boost men's mental health (there's an event today)

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:52
MEN’S mental health will be in the spotlight later today at a consultation event in Swindon town centre.
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Who's been spraying this Old Town landmark with satanic graffiti?

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:51
SPRAY can vandals have tagged an Old Town landmark with a devilish message.
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DOMESTIC ABUSE: 'He punched me, chased me with a knife and knocked my teeth out, but now he's in jail'

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:50
THE victim of a brutal domestic abuser who endured months of manipulation and violent outbursts has spoken out to warn other women not to suffer in silence.
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Campaigners don't want you to forget about the threat of an incinerator

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:45
Campaigners in South Marston are leafleting houses reminding neighbours of the appeal hearing about building an incinerator for rubbish in the area.
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Swindon-based charity receives £5,000 donation from local insurers

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:41
Swindon-based charity Wiltshire Treehouse has received a £5,000 donation from an insurance broker and risk management specialist.
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Big Sleepout is tonight

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:40
DOZENS of people will bed down outside this evening to experience a night of sleeping rough.
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Fears of more crime and drunken behaviour if Bridge Street pub plan goes ahead

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:36
FEARS have been raised that a proposed new pub in Bridge Street would increase anti-social behaviour and drunken violence in the town centre.
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Thousands of domestic abuse incidents reported to police in Swindon every year

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:35
THOUSANDS of people in Swindon report incidents of domestic abuse to Wiltshire Police every year.
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Charity sees surge in calls to Childline about anxiety

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:31
THERE has been a surge in young people receiving help from Childline for help in coping with anxiety.
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Nine appear in Swindon court over involvement in £9m 'money laundering' gang

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:29
NINE people have appeared in court charged over their alleged involvement in a £9m money laundering ring.
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Builders should 'prove there's no need for a crossing' on busy road

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:22
If the developers of a new housing estate in Wroughton want to be allowed to drop the requirement to build a pedestrian crossing of a busy road, then they’ll have to prove that would be safe, say ward councillors.
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Build more, and more affordable houses, says homelessness charity

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:08
Fewer than half the number of new homes needed were built last year in the south west according to the National Housing Federation and homelessness charity Crisis.
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57-day fire site could be used for dismantling, recycling cars

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:06
A PLAN to recycle scrapped cars on the site where a fire burned for 57 days has been recommended for approval despite significant local concerns
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Looking for a local business to help you? New website aims to help

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 7, 2018 - 06:01
AN ONLINE platform launching this weekend hopes better connect people in Swindon to local shops and services.
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