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Running track for Olympic hopefuls built at private school (but they didn't have planning permission)

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 2, 2019 - 06:49
ATHLETES dreaming of making the Olympics and Paralympics have been blocked from using a new running track after villagers complained that it spoils their view of the countryside.
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Issues local and national send Swindonians to the polls - if they go at all

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 2, 2019 - 06:39
Turnout at local elections, if they are not attached to a general election, tends to be on the low side.
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Elections 2019: Everything you need to know

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 2, 2019 - 06:36
What are these elections?
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Ramadan brings fear of rise in hate crimes for Muslims in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 2, 2019 - 06:03
MUSLIMS in Swindon fear they will be exposed to more hate as the holy month of Ramadan gets closer.
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Former nurse plays hymns at Wroughton service 50 years after her father and organist died

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 2, 2019 - 06:03
A FORMER nurse has returned to a Wroughton church to follow in her father's footsteps and play the organ for the Sunday service as he did more than 50 years ago.
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Nearly ready for kick-off at Town foundation’s brand new sports park

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 2, 2019 - 06:03
BRAND new sports facilities for Swindon Town FC Community Foundation are almost finished.
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In Your Wildest Dreams; local girl plays young Tina Turner

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 2, 2019 - 06:02
One of Swindon’s own has landed a key role in TINA – The Tina Turner Musical, currently showing in the West End.
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Business leaders sought to shape Swindon's future industrial strategy

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 2, 2019 - 06:01
BUSINESS leaders have been welcomed to help shape the future local industrial strategy for the region.
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'SURPRISING': Figures put Wiltshire Police as one of worst in country for assaults on officers

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 2, 2019 - 06:01
WILTSHIRE Police has the highest officer assault rate in the country, figures reveal.
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'FRIGHTENING': Broadgreen residents say council 'out of its depth' after fly-tip fire

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 2, 2019 - 06:01
COUNCIL officers charged with tackling fly-tipping in Broadgreen were said to be out of their depth, after a waste fire claimed part of a woman’s garden fence.
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MENTAL HEALTH: 'Sleep patients say we've saved their marriage'

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 2, 2019 - 06:01
GETTING a good night’s sleep can prove so transformative to patients at Great Western Hospital, nurses are regularly told they have changed their lives and saved their marriages.
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Veteran's anger after attack in RBL club

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 1, 2019 - 21:07
A VETERAN soldier is disgusted that a Royal British Legion Club has done nothing about the man who he says attacked him on their premises, injuring him so badly he was left unconscious.
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Barrie Hudson - Let's look closer to home for litter culprits

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 1, 2019 - 19:46
THE other day a councillor accused a fast food company of being complicit in littering because of discarded packaging strewn in its vicinity by customers.
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Save Swindon's bees and we just might save ourselves

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 1, 2019 - 19:38
THOSE who care about the welfare of bees are in distinguished company.
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A Swindon of modern buildings and optimism as war clouds loomed

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 1, 2019 - 19:35
IN this week’s gallery of Adver archive images we go back 80 years.
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Vanished residence of department store boss who died in 1913

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 1, 2019 - 19:31
WE recently printed an image of Kingsdown House, the grand manor demolished to make way for Kingsdown Crematorium.
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REVIEW: The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 1, 2019 - 19:06
No matter how chaotic it may seem on the surface, a key ingredient of any successful farce is rigorous planning – backed up, of course, by copious amounts of manic energy and invention. And, in this case, the goofiest upside-down "abseil" scene ever brought to the stage.
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Police probe Gill's Motorhomes fraud claims

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - May 1, 2019 - 14:47
Customers of Gill's Motorhomes say they lost large sums of money after the company ceased trading.
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Dog bit into teenage girl's leg as she walked through Shaw

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 1, 2019 - 14:22
AN AGGRESSIVE dog jumped up and tore into a teenage girl's leg and jeans in Shaw.
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