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Letters to the Editor: "Half of people waiting for their first Universal Credit payment are fighting to keep a roof over their heads"

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 14:31
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Honda expected to close Swindon factory in 2022

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 14:17
HONDA will announce the closure of its Swindon factory and put 3,500 jobs at risk.
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Letters to the Editor: "The little twerps ruining our lives these days have grown up never having being challenged"

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 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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Police helicopter helps catch suspect after van broken into

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 13:42
A POLICE helicopter helped catch a suspect after an early-hours van break-in.
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Men punch and kick teenager before stealing his bike

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 12:10
TWO men knocked a teenage boy off his bike in a violent robbery in Old Town.
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Lydiard and Freshbrook councillor quits Labour Party

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 12:00
A LABOUR councillor quit the party moments after the resignation of seven MPs.
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First RunFestRun brings running legends to Bowood

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 11:53
Radio DJ Chris Evans and Virgin Radio have announced the launch of a new running and music festival in Wiltshire called RunFestRun.
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North Wiltshire Mp's views on Brexit

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 11:23
THERE is one thing on which people on all sides of the great Brexit debate can agree – we wish that it was all over. We’ve had enough of the interminable and internal Brexit squabbling. (Do we really mind what Olly Robbins said in a bar in Brussels?) The Chamber of the House of Commons barely fills when the PM makes yet another of her Brexit Statements. People have started to talk of 'the B word’ at dinner parties for fear of being guilty of some catastrophic social gaffe if they even dare
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LABOUR SPLIT: Swindon councillor reacts to MPs resigning

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 11:17
A SENIOR Labour councillor in Swindon has reacted to seven MPs from his party resigning and forming their own group known as the Independent Group.
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REVIEW: Antony and Cleopatra - a glamorous tale of passion and politics

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 10:46
ANTONY and Cleopatra, Shakespeare's tale of passion, war and politics, is relocated to the roaring 20s, with bright young things in sharp suits and sparkly dresses in a glamorous new production by the Scullions.
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BREAKING: Seven Labour MPs quit the party over anti-Semitism and Brexit

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 10:24
Labour MPs Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Gavin Shuker, Mike Gapes, Ann Coffey and Chuka Umunna have announced their resignations from the party.
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A419 accident cleared as rush hour begins

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 08:10
ALL lanes on the A419 Marlborough Road have now been reopened after a crash caused long tailbacks.
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A419 crash caused six-mile tailbacks

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 07:38
AN ACCIDENT on the A419 caused six-mile tailbacks up to the Blunsdon bypass.
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Quiz night tonight to support Swindon Samaritans

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 07:11
A QUIZ night will be held tonight to raise money for the Swindon & District Samaritans.
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Maximum of five-hour parking now enforced at Orbital Shopping Centre

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 07:09
SHOPPERS at the Orbital centre in North Swindon will be fined if they park there for more than five hours.
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Romantic comedy about death to close Swindon Fringe Festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 07:07
A ROMANTIC comedy about death will be performed on the final day of the Swindon Fringe Festival.
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Family funfair coming to Coate Water

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 07:05
A POPULAR family fun weekend will return to Coate Water this spring.
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Yellow vests and anti-fascists confront each other in town centre again

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 07:05
YELLOW-VESTED protestors and counter-demonstrators confronted each other again in the town centre.
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Bollywood star performs in Swindon for first time ever

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 07:05
A BOLLYWOOD superstar wowed hundreds of fans when she performed in Swindon for the first time ever.
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Commonweal students reach final of national competition

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 18, 2019 - 07:05
STUDENTS from Commonweal School reached the final of a national competition.
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