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Nominate heroic police volunteers for Lord Ferrers Awards

Swindon Advertiser | News - 29 min 42 sec ago
NOMINATIONS for dedicated and committed police volunteers from Swindon are wanted for the 26th Lord Ferrers Awards.
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New performing arts school launching in Royal Wootton Bassett

Swindon Advertiser | News - 29 min 47 sec ago
A NEW Stagecoach Performing Arts school will open in Royal Wootton Bassett later this year.
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Diabetes figures show improvement

Swindon Advertiser | News - 31 min 1 sec ago
Figures for the treatment of diabetes in Swindon are expected to show an improvement when they are published later this year.
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EXPLAINER: Series of stabbings and slight rise in knife crime prompted rally event

Swindon Advertiser | News - 31 min 8 sec ago
THE anti-knife crime rally in Penhill aimed to tackle Swindon teen gang violence following a string of injuries and incidents around the town throughout the last six months.
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Festival with humble roots is back and bigger

Swindon Advertiser | News - 35 min 35 sec ago
A FESTIVAL that started life as a celebration of a youth football team's cup success is to return for the sixth year in a row.
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PICTURES: Wellington Street reopens after £800,000 facelift

Swindon Advertiser | News - 36 min 26 sec ago
THE £800,000 facelift given to Swindon town centre's 'front door' has been given the seal of approval by shoppers and commuters.
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Mayor will dare to step into thin air for his charities

Swindon Advertiser | News - 37 min 40 sec ago
Mayor of Swindon Kevin Parry will take a step into the unknown, literally, on Saturday.
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REVEALED: Neighbourhood Watch areas see 11% drop in crime (now they want more volunteers)

Swindon Advertiser | News - 38 min 16 sec ago
NEIGHBOURHOOD watch teams around Wiltshire hope to recruit more volunteers to cover the whole county after a new study revealed that crime rates drop in areas they patrol.
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Coming soon to Swindon... a positive sign for the humble hedgehog

Swindon Advertiser | News - 38 min 43 sec ago
The hedgehogs of Swindon are set to receive extra protection on the roads after new signs were made available to warn drivers of potential hazards from small mammals.
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Councillor embraces electric car revolution

Swindon Advertiser | News - 38 min 49 sec ago
As we are all being encouraged to make the switch to electric vehicles, with Swindon Borough Council proposing making it a rule that every new house comes with a charging point built in, one senior councillor is fully charged up with the idea of moving away from petrol- or diesel-fuelled vehicles.
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Fears new 'plaza' will make town centre too noisy

Swindon Advertiser | News - 41 min 4 sec ago
PEOPLE living in Swindon fear ambitious new plans to liven up Canal Walk fear will make the town centre too noisy at night.
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KNIFE CRIME: Children as young as 12 reveal they're scared to go out at night in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - 41 min 44 sec ago
CHILDREN as young as 12 in Swindon are afraid to go outside at night because they fear they may get stabbed.
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Pair pedal for a charity close to their hearts

Swindon Advertiser | News - 42 min 25 sec ago
GRAHAM Carter enjoyed a Father's Day to remember when he joined his daughter and 16,000 others in biking 54 miles in aid of charity.
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Choir prepares for Downton Abbey concert with Carson the butler

Swindon Advertiser | News - 42 min 30 sec ago
Everybody Sing has been preparing to perform at this year's Downton Abbey Live on Saturday June 22.
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Brain-damaged teenager recruited by county lines gang behind bars

Swindon Advertiser | News - 43 min 6 sec ago
A VULNERABLE 19-year-old pressured into working for a county lines gang while serving a sentence in a young offenders' institute has been spared more jail time.
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Trainee pharmacist scoops Diabetes UK award

Swindon Advertiser | News - 43 min 19 sec ago
A TRAINEE pharmacist from Swindon has won an award from Diabetes UK for his work on an outreach project.
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Could dogs cut stress levels in the workplace?

Swindon Advertiser | News - 44 min 17 sec ago
ALMOST three-quarters of Brits say stress levels in the office would improve if pets were allowed in the workplace, according to research.
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Six-year-old Hollie climbs Britain's highest peaks in three days

Swindon Advertiser | News - 44 min 49 sec ago
DETERMINED Hollie Lennon girl scaled Britain’s highest mountains in three days to help other children.
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IN THE DOCK: Pub ban, drink-driving and other cases from the courts

Swindon Advertiser | News - 44 min 56 sec ago
ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT: Nicholas Bray was given an eight-week nightly curfew after he pleaded guilty to entering Treasures Mobile Phone Service Centre with intent to steal on November 18.
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Council must be ‘rigorous’ to manage budget

Swindon Advertiser | News - 1 hour 31 min ago
The borough council is making progress in modernising itself and addressing its significant financial challenges, according to a report by the Local Government Association.
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