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Email error reveals school meals list

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 6, 2016 - 08:19
PARENTS of children at a Swindon school were stunned when they were sent an email that revealed the names of all the children receiving free school meals.
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Life-size statue of famous bull elephant unveiled in Swindon

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 5, 2016 - 19:47
A life-size replica of a "legendry" bull elephant from northern Namibia has been unveiled in a garden in Wiltshire.
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Cow attack farmer given suspended sentence over walker death

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 5, 2016 - 19:35
A farmer whose cows trampled a walker to death is given a suspended prison sentence after admitting health and safety failings.
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The perfect tonic

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 19:12
A LEARNING disability charity targeted twice by burglars earlier this year is celebrating after winning an £840 grant to help its members earn catering qualifications.
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Police plea after woman assaulted at Swindon nightclub

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 18:03
WILTSHIRE Police is appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted at a nightclub in Swindon.
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Let's Loop Swindon brings businesses together for awards bash

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 17:47
BUSINESSES in Swindon have been handed a special award for the excellent service they provide for people with hearing difficulties.
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Festive fair rolls into Stratton

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 16:56
CHRISTMAS bells were jingling in Stratton on Friday as the annual fair brought a spot of festive cheer to the parish.
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Man, 21, faces 18 criminal damage charges after Brunel graffiti incidents

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 16:25
A MAN from Swindon has been charged with 18 accounts of criminal damage after graffiti was sprayed on a number of properties in the town centre.
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Police plea after armed robbery at Costcutter store

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 14:59
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at the Costcutter store in Cheney Manor Road.
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Air ambulance flight room appeal hits £20k target

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 14:46
A CAMPAIGN to raise £20,000 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s new flight room has achieved its goal.
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Only one week left for silent charity auction

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 12:48
THE clock is ticking for a silent charity auction in aid of Ainslie's Pavillion which ends at midnight on Sunday, December 11.
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Shadow Culture Secretary asks Government to intervene over council library plans

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 12:15
LIBRARY protestors taking part in Saturday’s ‘day of action’ were buoyed by the news that the issue of Swindon’s future library provision has caught the attention of politicians in Westminster.
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VIDEO: TWIGS wages a war against silence

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 12:05
THERE is some hubbub in one of TWIGS Community Gardens’ polytunnels. Users are huddled around an apple press, heads craned in expectation as a handy helper twists a crank, squeezing out a steady drip of fresh juice.
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Man arrested in connection with Royal Wootton Bassett burglaries

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 12:03
POLICE investigating a series burglaries in Royal Wootton Bassett have arrested a man.
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Hundreds brave cold for festive fun run in the park

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 10:34
LYDIARD Park was transformed into a sea of red and white yesterday as hundreds of runners gathered to take part in the fifth annual Santa Fun Run.
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Drug runner walked into police station to hand over stash, court hears

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 09:46
A WOMAN who walked into a police station to hand over scores of deals of hard drugs she had been selling on the streets has been given a suspended jail sentence.
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Van man admits causing death of woman, 80, by careless driving

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 09:37
A VAN driver whose vehicle collided with a pensioner, who died as a result of her injuries, in Swindon has admitted causing her death by careless driving.
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Magnificent elephant sculpture unveiled in Liddington

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 09:02
FIGURES from the worlds of politics, the arts and the wider community gathered in the village of Liddington yesterday for the much-anticipated unveiling of a very special sculpture.
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On this day from Monday, December 5 2016

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2016 - 06:00
Monday, December 5
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Indian restaurant in hygiene ratings drama is still struggling

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 4, 2016 - 16:48
AN Indian restaurant at the centre of a row about hygiene ratings has been dealt a further blow after inspectors gave them just two out of five following their latest visit.
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