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Court date for man, 35, charged with robbing Swindon bookies

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 17, 2016 - 13:21
A MAN charged with robbing a bookies in Swindon will appear in court next week.
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Take extra care on icy roads but snow unlikely in Wiltshire and Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 17, 2016 - 12:56
THE Met Office has issued a yellow 'be aware' warning of ice for Wiltshire and Swindon.
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Devoto joins England as Goode cover

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 17, 2016 - 12:37
Ollie Devoto will train with England as injury cover for Alex Goode before the Six Nations match against Ireland.
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£840 bill for man who refused to move car when police officer didn't say 'please'

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 17, 2016 - 12:20
A MAN who refused to move his car from a pedestrian crossing because a police officer did not say 'please', has been fined after he failed to turn up to his own trial.
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Energy group creating 300 jobs

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 17, 2016 - 11:06
CHIPPENHAM-based green energy company Good Energy will create 300 new jobs over the next five years, according to an announcement made today.
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Grass roots charities are so important for our community, says MP

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 17, 2016 - 11:00
HERE in Swindon we have many wonderful organisations and local charities that quietly, but effectively, make a huge difference to our quality of life. At a time when some larger and national charities are increasingly coming under the spotlight for the way in which funds are raised and spent, it is important to be reminded of the work of local groups, often running on a shoestring, use their funds to directly support the service they provide.
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Jailed: Man who stole cigarettes in Co-op smash and grab

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 17, 2016 - 10:55
A FORMER Swindon Town steward who carried out a smash and grab at a supermarket has been jailed for eight months.
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Barry Leighton looks at new book of Monty's memories

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 17, 2016 - 10:42
Edmund ‘Monty’ Mortimer began to write his memoirs – or at least set down his recollections of growing up in Swindon during the early years of the last century
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Girl, 14, damaged great tit nest and 6 bird boxes

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 17, 2016 - 06:00
A TEENAGER has appeared in court charged with damaging a great tit nest and six bird boxes.
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Parish in favour of welcoming neighbouring areas

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 22:18
STRATTON St Margaret Parish Council has voted to show it is in favour of extending its parish boundary to potentially take in Penhill, Pinehurst and Gorse Hill should the need arise.
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Council makes its decision on street cleaning future after overwhelming poll result

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 21:58
COUNCILLORS have echoed their parishioners’ overwhelming outcry at proposals to take on street cleaning services from Swindon Borough Council by voting unanimously against the proposal.
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Barter your way to get the best of bargains

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 20:50
HOW good are your negotiation skills when it comes to shaving money off an item in the shops, or is haggling for a better deal something you’d never even dream of doing?
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Wroughton Carnival return confirmed as committee formed

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 20:30
ORGANISERS of the Wroughton Carnival have confirmed it will be back for 2016 delivering the very best of local talent.
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Hindu festival unites communities from across Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 20:02
THE HINDU community in Swindon opened its doors on Sunday for a cultural showcase to honour Saraswati, the god of wisdom and knowledge.
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Highworth man denies throwing glass at ex-girlfriend

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 20:00
A 30-YEAR-OLD man has told magistrates that injuring his former girlfriend with a glass was a “reckless mistake” but he denied the offence.
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Police plea after indecent exposure incidents in Cricklade

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 19:05
POLICE are appealing for information following two incidents of indecent exposure in Cricklade in the past week.
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Sainsbury's lends a hand as Swindon 105.5 settles into its new home

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 19:02
COMMUNITY radio station Swindon 105.5 received a welcome donation of vital supplies on yesterday from the staff at Sainsbury’s in Stratton.
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Changes needed to avoid future public cost at waste sites

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 18:27
A NEW report has been released listing lessons Swindon Borough Council can learn from the collapse of Swindon Skips on Brindley Close.
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Penhill man finds link to Alamo hero Jim Bowie

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 18:24
HEALTH and safety rules had not been invented when mountain man Jim Bowie, of Bowie knife fame was fighting for his life at the Battle of the Alamo 180 years ago.
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REWIND: From west end to east end for him

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 16, 2016 - 18:17
A FUTURE EastEnder was stabbed in the back nightly on the Wyvern stage this week in 1972.
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