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Stratton siege witnesses tells of hearing gunshots

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 10:14
PEOPLE living close to the scene of last night's armed siege thought the gunshots were fireworks.
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Manx GP: James Hind takes record-breaking win in Lightweight race

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - August 29, 2019 - 09:51
James Hind storms to victory in the Manx GP Lightweight race, breaking the lap record twice.
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CALNE 'MURDER': Boy, 17, admits killing schoolgirl Ellie Gould

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 09:39
A BOY has admitted murdering Wiltshire schoolgirl Ellie Gould.
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Officers were brave 'in frightening situation'

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 08:41
POLICE who were shot at during a firearms incident in Stratton last night showed bravery in a frightening situation, a senior officer has said.
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Stratton Siege: Witness tells of hearing '15 to 20 shots’

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 08:10
AN eyewitness to last night’s gun siege drama has described hearing 15 to 20 shots fired.
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M4 partially closed as debris left on road after crash

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 06:50
One lane of the M4 eastbound near Swindon has been shut.
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Swindon charity to give world-famous nude Cerne Giant figure a makeover

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 06:26
A SWINDON-based charity will be giving a 60 metre-tall chalk figure that has long provoked giggles a makeover.
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Teen accused of murdering Calne schoolgirl Ellie Gould expected before Bristol court

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 05:54
A TEEN charged with murdering schoolgirl Ellie Gould is expected before Bristol Crown Court this morning.
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LitFest 2019 will offer a range of non-fiction speakers

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 04:34
AS LITFEST arrives in Marlborough next month, many literature fans will flock to popular authors and poets such as Carol Ann Duffy or Ben Okri, but this year's event also features an array of non-fiction authors too.
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SPECIAL REPORT: Be honest and open, Swindon JPs advise first-time defendants

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 04:29
MAGISTRATES shouldn’t be swayed by what those in the dock are wearing. But defendants do need to be honest, senior JPs have said.
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Swindon court hears dad bit baby and pushed toddler to the floor

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 04:29
A FATHER-OF-TWO admitted biting and kicking his one-year-old baby and pushing his toddler to the floor.
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Councillor slams council over decision

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 04:26
Bob Wright accused council colleagues of talking the talk but being out of their depth when it came to the town centre,
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Drivers admit using mobiles when stuck in traffic - even though its banned

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 04:25
HALF of motorists admit to using their mobile phone behind the wheel while stuck in traffic, despite facing six points on their licence and £200 fine.
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SPECIAL REPORT: A day at Swindon Magistrates' Court reveals a system stretched

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 04:20
UNDERFUNDED, undermanned and under pressure. That was one senior Swindon magistrate’s view of the criminal justice system this week.
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Hundreds of pounds raised to help Swindon tot diagnosed with rare cancer

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 04:19
HUNDREDS of pounds have been raised to support a little girl suffering from cancer.
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Children as young as eight giving out personal details online

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 04:18
CHILDREN as young as eight around the south west region are giving out personal details to people they meet online.
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The art of speaking

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 04:18
The Toastmasters Thamesdown Speaks Club is a club that’s a bit different.
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Parliament suspension divides opinion among Adver readers

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 04:18
THE Government’s move to suspend Parliament weeks before the Brexit deadline sparked outrage and support from Adver readers and MPs.
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New meeting space opened for Swindon businesses and social clubs

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 04:18
A NEW meeting room and events space has been set up in Old Town to support Swindon businesses and community groups.
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Vulnerable tenants' fury at overdue house repairs and maintenance

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 29, 2019 - 04:13
ANGRY tenants in a housing estate for elderly and vulnerable people hit out against its developer for failing to carry out maintenance and renovations.
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