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Swindon keeper Belford out for season

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 15, 2016 - 11:58
Swindon Town keeper Tyrell Belford is ruled out for the rest of the season after trying to "self-manage" a groin injury.
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Dealer jailed after being caught peddling heroin from bike

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 15, 2016 - 11:53
A bike riding drugs peddler who was caught red handed selling heroin and crack cocaine has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.
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Man found drunk and disorderly on The Mall

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 15, 2016 - 11:32
A MAN who narrowly avoided jail earlier this month for brandishing a knife in a public place found himself back in court this week for being drunk and disorderly in a public place.
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Man spared immediate jail term after London drug dealers were found in his home

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 15, 2016 - 11:30
A man who allowed his flat to be used for the trade in heroin and crack cocaine has been spared an immediate jail term.
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Dinner lady urges people to consider fostering

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 15, 2016 - 11:25
BEING a school dinner lady opened Julie Lowe’s eyes to less fortunate children and inspired her to take on a new vocation as a foster carer.
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Man denied assault but missed chance to put his side across

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 15, 2016 - 11:18
DENYING that he had assaulted a man on a night out last year a man then missed his day in court to put his side of events across.
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Man released from custody by judge while he awaits sentencing

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 15, 2016 - 11:11
A man who assaulted his partner and threatened to burn down her mother's house has been released on bail by a judge.
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Teenager hurt in car crash with lamppost

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 15, 2016 - 11:09
AN 18-year-old man was taken to hospital last night after the car he was in collided with a lamppost in Eastleaze.
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BT employee admits stealing 24 telegraph poles despite 'impeccable' 38 years of service

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 15, 2016 - 11:02
A BT employee with an impeccable record of almost 40 years fears his job may now be at risk after he stole more than 20 old telegraph poles.
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The canal boat dwellers told to keep moving or face eviction

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 15, 2016 - 10:47
Canal boat owners with "continuous cruiser" licences must keep moving to a new place every 14 days - or face being thrown off their vessel.
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Story time brightens the day in children’s ward

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 15, 2016 - 10:21
YOUNGSTERS at the children’s ward at Great Western Hospital had a special visitor yesterday when a performance storyteller dropped by to make them have a giggle and forget about their worries.
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Curtain falls on Swindon drama festival

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 15, 2016 - 10:15
The curtain falls tonight on the annual one act play festival in Swindon that marks the 175th anniversary of the Great Western Railway this year.
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Anger as councillors discuss library petition

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 15, 2016 - 06:00
DOZENS of people gathered on the council chamber steps to protest against proposed changes to the library service ahead of a lively meeting on Thursday night.
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Carlin & Halsall miss Olympic standard

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 14, 2016 - 22:58
Jazz Carlin misses out on automatic Olympic qualification despite winning her 800m freestyle final at the British trials in Glasgow.
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Horror as runaway bus smashes through wall with passengers on board

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 14, 2016 - 20:37
PASSENGERS have described their horror as a bus careered down a residential street and wiped out an entire wall after the driver got out and left the hand break off.
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New energy centre details cast doubt on campaigners' incinerator claims

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 14, 2016 - 18:02
THE company behind a proposed energy centre at South Marston has revealed new information about the plans, casting doubt on claims being made by campaigners.
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Two Swindon schools told to improve by Ofsted

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 14, 2016 - 17:12
TWO schools in the town have been criticised for not encouraging students to achieve their full potential and have been told to improve following an inspection by Ofsted.
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STRATFORD SETS THE WORLD'S STAGE

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 14, 2016 - 17:11
On April 23, literary fans worldwide will commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. ANTHONY LOOCH visits the Bard’s birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon
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Last chance to enter Swindon talent competition

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 14, 2016 - 17:08
PERFORMERS in Swindon are being reminded they do not have long left to sign up to a local talent competition.
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Steps for Layla marches to £10,000 mark

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 14, 2016 - 16:53
A £60,000 campaign to help a Swindon toddler stand, walk and run on her own has reached the £10,000 mark in just three months.
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