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'Quite a funny job for someone with my condition'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 13, 2016 - 14:43
Joe Hughes has overcome Erb's palsy in his right arm to earn a fight for the WBO intercontinental super-lightweight title.
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Artist’s Hide & Seek

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 14:41
ART world royalty Eileen Cooper has picked the Swindon Museum & Art Gallery for a special retrospective of her acclaimed drawings.
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SCAM ALERT: Police warn of man flagging down motorists

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 14:41
POLICE are investigating reports of a man flagging down cars on country roads in North Wiltshire and asking for money.
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Bradon Forest school dig deep to mark construction of new sports hall

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 14:08
A PURTON school dug their spades into the soil to celebrate the start of construction work on their brand new sports field.
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Soldier collects MBE for grandfather who died without knowing he had been honoured

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 14:05
A SOLDIER has told of his "immense" pride at collecting the MBE of his Gurkha officer grandfather, who died not knowing he had been awarded the honour.
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Brain injury charity to hold live music fundraiser

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 13:32
A BRAIN injury charity will host a live music fundraiser tomorrow (MAY 14) in aid of National Action for Brain Injury Week.
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Acoustic sounds for a Lazy Sunday Afternoon

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 13:24
Singer songwriter Jess Vincent, whose latest album Shine has won her rave reviews and an army of new followers, is coming to Swindon to take part in this month's Lazy Sunday Afternoon session.
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Benefits claimant who failed to say partner was working and 4 other court cases

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 12:52
A WOMAN has received a conditional discharge after she failed to notify the Department for Work and Pensions that her partner was working.
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School hopes to score big with charity cabaret

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 12:21
COMMONWEAL School staff have been set up to score in their bid to raise money for a charity that helps grieving parents.
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Delight as family's baby pictures safe

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 12:17
A MOBILE phone containing treasured family pictures left on a bus has been reunited with its owner.
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£10m revamp of M4's Junction 16 to start this summer

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 11:48
THE £10m improvements planned for Junction 16 of the M4 are to start this summer.
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Fiction is telling as many lies as possible, says Louis de Bernieres

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 11:45
LOUIS de Bernieres never intended to be anything other than a poet. But his agent, passed on to him from a friend (who happened to be in the audience at the Swindon Festival of Literature), told him not to bother. She didn’t ‘get’ poetry she said dismissively, and even if she did there was no money in it anyway.
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Commonweal singer Lottie praised by Tom Odell and Rumer

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 11:02
TALENTED singer songwriter Lottie Jenkins, who made the final ten of a national competition, has been praised by the celebrity judges for her ‘Elton John vibe’ song.
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Obika rejects new Swindon contract

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 13, 2016 - 11:01
Swindon Town chairman Lee Power says striker Jon Obika does not want to sign a new contract with the League One club.
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Brothers have cannabis farm charges dropped

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 11:00
BROTHERS who had been accused of being involved in running a cannabis farm in a flat have had the charge against them dropped.
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JAILED: Man who conned friends and family out of £180k

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 10:58
A MAN who plundered more than £180,000 from friends and family claiming he could put it in a high returns scheme has been jailed for a year and eight months.
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Lifting the lid on the location of the prehistoric marine reptile at Swindon Works

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 10:53
LOCAL author and historian Andy Binks proved himself a natural raconteur before a packed house at the Central Library on Thursday evening.
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Future planning and change is the only way forward, says council chief

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 10:24
NOW that the local elections are over councillors - and politicians more widely - are mulling over all the messages that you, the electorate, have sent to us.
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Seven reasons why Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky date

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 10:11
THE origin of why Friday the 13th is considered such an unlucky day goes back hundreds of years and is shrouded in mystery.
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Swindon Guide Dogs recruits two new playful pups thanks to business backing

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 13, 2016 - 10:10
GUIDE Dogs for the Blind gained two new canine companions with the help of the Water Research Council this week.
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