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Angus Macpherson's column: Old buildings or frontline police?

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 16:02
I often reflect on how policing has changed over the years. As I touched on in my column last week about the impact of another 20,000 police officers being recruited across the country, policing has moved on considerably from the days when having a ‘bobby in every village’ was the norm. The same goes for the way we use our buildings.
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'It's not just about the environment, it can benefit you'

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 16:02
Cycling should be used for a variety of reasons, not just to save the environment.
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Burglars steal lorry and stock during warehouse break-in

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 14:51
BURGLARS drove off in a lorry with a trailer loaded full of stolen stock after breaking into a South Marston warehouse.
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No deal Brexit - should we leave on October 31 without a deal?

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 14:26
PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has made it perfectly clear he wants the UK to leave the EU on October 31 ‘come what may’.
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First picture of Albanian drugs courier caught on M4 with £30,000 cash and cocaine

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 13:36
THIS is the first picture of an Albanian drugs courier caught with £30,000 cash and three-quarters of a kilo of cocaine.
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Letters to the Editor: "It’s not a no deal Brexit they wish to avoid, it’s Brexit in any form"

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 13:33
PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: letters@swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Write: Swindon Advertiser, Unit 1 and 2 Richmond House, Edison Park, Swindon, SN3 3RB. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Letters to the Editor: "The council has no credible reason not to explore a £1.5 billion scheme"

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 13:01
PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: letters@swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Write: Swindon Advertiser, Unit 1 and 2 Richmond House, Edison Park, Swindon, SN3 3RB. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Term dates: Swindon pupils prepare to return to school

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 12:53
SWINDON pupils prepare to go back to school this week - but not every class is back in session on the same day.
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Climate change 'has affected a third of UK bird species'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - September 2, 2019 - 11:49
The number of cuckoos plummets but buzzards soar in warmer weather, ornithologists say.
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Wiltshire cocaine and MDMA dealer jailed for 2 years and 9 months

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 11:07
AN AUTISTIC drug dealer’s mum broke down in the witness stand as she told a Swindon judge her son was “not a bad lad”.
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Nightclub assault and garage break-ins prompt police appeals

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 10:54
A NIGHTCLUBBER who punched a woman in the face is wanted by police.
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Brick-thrower causes injury after window and door smashed

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 10:20
VANDALS caused damage and injury when they threw bricks through a window and door of a house in Haydon Wick earlier this year.
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Travelodge offers more jobs to school-run parents

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 10:10
Travelodge is launching the next phase of its parents recruitment programme, targeting mothers and fathers looking to get back into work.
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Motorcyclist dies in west Dorset coast road crash

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - September 2, 2019 - 09:45
The man was taken to hospital by helicopter but died in the early hours of the following day.
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Crash closed M4 slip road lane

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 08:45
A CRASH involving two cars shut one lane of a slip road going onto junction 15 of the M4.
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Asda is selling boxes of mince pies four months before Christmas

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 08:00
ASDA is already selling mince pies - and it's left shoppers divided.
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JAILED: Albanian drugs courier caught with £29,000 cash, cocaine stash and converted Vauxhall

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 04:21
A DRUGS courier caught with £29,000 cash and three-quarters of a kilo of cocaine was working off a debt to an Albanian people smuggling ring.
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Training company supports Britain’s top long-jumper Feron Sayers

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 04:21
THE founder of a training company that offers courses in Swindon taught Britain's top long-jumper how to perfect a needle-focused form of massage therapy.
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WHAT YOU SAID: £500,000 cash boost for Mechanics site will pay for refurbishments

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 04:21
HISTORIC ENGLAND have ring-fenced £500,000 to go towards refurbishments of the Mechanics Institute as part of their investment into Swindon's Heritage Action Zone.
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James Gray on plans to prorogue parliament

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 2, 2019 - 04:21
A WILTSHIRE MP has hit out at those critical of plans to prorogue the Houses of Parliament.
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