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Old Town post office plans get stamp of approval

A REDESIGN of an Old Town post office has been given parish councillors’ stamp of approval.
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Mum hits out over Nationwide car park plans

AN OLD Town mum has hit out at car park plans – fearing that it could bring hundreds more cars to her quiet road.
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Wedding ring stolen in violent late-night Parks robbery

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 14, 2018 - 11:38
A wedding ring and bank cards have been stolen in a robbery in Parks.
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COLUMN: Employment is booming in Swindon, says MP

Since 2010, the Conservative Government has worked hard to maintain and grow a strong economy that is supportive of businesses and creates jobs. Figures released at the end of last month showed that the employment rate in Britain is the highest since records began. Employment is up 102,000 in the last three months and up three million since 2010. In Swindon, there are now 9,000 more people in work than back in 2010. The government’s approach is clearly succeeding, with more people than ever working and contributing to the economy.
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Attempts to tackle Walcot crimewave are proving successful, say locals

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 14, 2018 - 10:30
THE threat level from criminals in Walcot has finally started to reduce following a spike in anti-social behaviour, residents claim.
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Matt Perry gives Wiltshire Air Ambulance his backing

MATT Perry, the ex-professional rugby union player, has pledged his support for Wiltshire Air Ambulance by becoming an Ambassador for the charity.
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End of the line for diesel trains?

Rail Minister Jo Johnson is calling for diesel-only trains to be taken off the tracks by 2040.
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'Give McDonald's staff a better deal,' say McStrike protesters

MCDONALD’S has been accused of exploiting workers amid a fierce row that brought protesters to the streets of Swindon on Monday night.
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Drug driver caught more than double the limit, and four others before the courts

A driver caught with more than the legal limit of cannabis in his system was banned from the roads for a year and fined £300. Swindon Magistrates Court heard Neil hall, aged 21, of Wilcox Close, had 7.2 microgrammes of the drug per litre of blood in his system when he drove his Ford Ka in Wilcox Close on August 14. The limit is 2. He pleaded guilty to the charge and to having no insurance or licence. The magistrates told him to pay £85 prosecution costs and £30 towards victim services.
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Attempts to tackle puppy smuggling are backed by MP

A BAN on third party puppy sales is to be explored by the government as part of a package of reforms to drive up animal welfare standards.
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Mum claimed benefit after baby was taken into care

Swindon Advertiser | News - online xanax reviews February 14, 2018 - 08:03
A MOTHER who continued to claim income support as a single parent after her baby was taken into care has been given an 18-month community order.
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Love is in the air in Swindon!

Swindon Advertiser | News - Buy Phentermine Mp273 February 14, 2018 - 08:00
SWINDON is getting into the romantic spirit today as scores of romantics across the town mark Valentine's Day.
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SCORES ON THE DOORS: Where not to wine and dine your valentine tonight

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 14, 2018 - 07:30
IF you’re looking for the perfect place to have a romantic dinner for two this Valentine’s Day, it might be best to give these restaurants a miss.
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Vulnerable people 'trapped in homelessness' due to law

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 14, 2018 - 02:44
Vulnerable people "have no route out of homelessness" due to restricted social housing criteria.
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Wycombe Wanderers 3-2 Swindon Town

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 13, 2018 - 23:36
Adebayo Akinfenwa's 89th-minute header snatches the points for Wycombe as they beat promotion rivals Swindon 3-2 in a thriller.
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Pupils forge links across The Channel

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 13, 2018 - 20:04
PUPILS at Meadowpark School have become penpals with French students in Cricklade’s twinned town of Sucé Sur Erdre.
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UPDATED: Police search for missing teenager

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 13, 2018 - 19:28
Police are searching for a teenager who went missing in Nythe this afternoon.
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Baby milk thieves sought by police

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 13, 2018 - 18:36
Two women are sought by police in connection with the theft of 18 tubs of baby milk.
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Call for tougher sentence for drunk hit and run solider

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - February 13, 2018 - 18:03
Great-grandfather David Gunson died after he was knocked off his bike by a drunk soldier
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Swindon poet prepares to launch second book

Swindon Advertiser | News - February 13, 2018 - 18:01
A SWINDON poet will release his second book this week.
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