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Swindon Half Marathon runners raise £60k for causes

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2017 - 07:29
MORE than £60,000 was raised for charity during this year’s Swindon Half Marathon.
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Man who fears he could lose leg faced five-week wait to see GP

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2017 - 07:15
FORMER bin man Luke Pennington was terrified he might lose his leg to a deep vein thrombosis because he was unable to get an appointment to see a doctor for the five weeks.
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Refugee hosts spared council tax hike

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2017 - 06:30
THE team behind a temporary housing scheme for new refugees have welcomed a decision to introduce a new council tax policy for their hosts.
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SBC steps in to help refugee hosts avoid council tax hike

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2017 - 06:30
THE team behind a temporary housing scheme for new refugees have welcomed a decision to introduce a new council tax policy for their hosts.
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Beechcroft Road library reopens but is yet to be named

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 13, 2017 - 04:00
THE people of Upper Stratton gathered in Beechcroft Road yesterday to witness the grand reopening of the community library.
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Notts County 1-0 Swindon Town

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - September 12, 2017 - 21:32
Notts County make it four wins from five games with a 1-0 win over Swindon Town to move up to second in League Two.
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Swindon Heritage magazine to print last issue after successful five year run

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 17:44
THE Winter 2017 edition of Swindon Heritage, due to be published at the end of November, will be the final time the magazine goes to print, amid claims of a lack of support from Swindon Borough Council.
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Swindon group shuns town pro-Brexit march to join Remain rally in London

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 16:25
A local group aiming to unite Swindon’s Remain support shunned the town’s pro-Brexit event at the weekend to join the thousands of others marching in London’s anti-Brexit rally.
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Tesco staff urge Dolly Parton fans to attend charity extravaganza

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 16:23
STAFF at Tesco’s Ocotal Way store are getting into the community spirit by hosting a charity spectacular.
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Stormy weather - What's in a name? All you need to know

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 16:00
STORM Aileen is the first named storm of the season. Here are some of the key questions and answers about the naming of storms.
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Railway seeks Santa

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 15:29
SWINDON and Cricklade Railway is recruiting a new Father Christmas for its popular Santa Specials later this year.
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ADVER CHAT: Lawrence Fox on the challenges of a Tom Stoppard play

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 15:21
A member of one of the UK’s leading acting dynasties, Laurence Fox is best known on television as DS James Hathaway in Lewis, a role he played in all nine series, from 2006 to 2015. His other television credits include A Room With A View, Wired, Island at War and Agatha Christie’s Marple. His film credits include Gosford Park and Becoming Jane. He last performed at Bath’s Theatre Royal in Treats in 2007 prior to the West End. His recent theatre credits in the West End include Strangers on a Train at the Gielgud Theatre and Our Boys at the Duchess Theatre. Laurence is also a singer-songwriter and guitarist. His debut album, Holding Patterns, was released in February 2016. He talks to the Adver about his role.
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Winds of 40mph forecast but Storm Aileen to miss us, says Met Office

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 15:03
THE first named storm of the year, Storm Aileen, is set to bring winds of up 75 miles per hour to parts of the UK.
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UK tour for Josh O'Keefe Nashville singer/songwriter

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 14:20
British-born but American styled singer/songwriter Josh O'Keefe is back in the UK and performing in Cricklade.
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Anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated, warn leisure centre staff following 'frightening' incident

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 14:13
YOUNGSTERS have been warned about engaging in anti-social behaviour following a frightening incident in which leisure centre staff had to lock themselves inside the building.
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‘Alcohol industry is misleading drinkers’

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 14:03
The alcohol industry is misleading consumers with distorted and distracting health messages that downplay any related risk of cancer, researchers claim.
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ON THIS DAY: Tuesday, September 12

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 13:50
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Second cheese theft in two days as Co-op worker is threatened with razor

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 13:47
A MAN who stole meat and cheese then threatened a shop assistant with a razor, say police.
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Mansun frontman Paul Draper returns from the studio

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 13:40
More than a decade after the demise of Mansun, the band’s frontman Paul Draper is returning with his first solo album.
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BUSINESS: Top judges to pick wedding winners

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 12, 2017 - 13:39
The Whitewed Directory has announced the judging panel for its first awards for suppliers.
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