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Flooding blocks railway lines between Swindon and Bristol Parkway

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 07:24
RAILWAY lines between Swindon station and Bristol Parkway are blocked due to flooding.
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Jacobs Engineering to leave Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 06:30
AN ENGINEERING firm is set to leave Swindon in the near future.
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A419 reopens after police and Highways England clear flooding

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 06:25
The A419 is now open in both directions after Highways England managed to clear extensive flooding.
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Takeaways face ban on opening within 400m of a school in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:16
Fast-food giant McDonald’s has criticised plans to ban takeaways near schools in Swindon.
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Wiltshire tiler dealt cannabis to raise cash for tools

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:16
A TILER got involved in the wholesale cannabis trade in order to raise money for tools, a Swindon court heard.
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Swindon greyhound trainer who neglected dogs will be sentenced next month

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:16
A GREYHOUND trainer who neglected his dogs as he binged on drink and drugs will be sentenced next month.
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IN THE DOCK: Some recent cases before Swindon Magistrates' Court

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:16
SWINDON: Peter Murphy, 49, of London Road, Marlborough, pleaded guilty to drink driving on Great Western Way on November 8.
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Wiltshire police commissioner plans to bid for Government Taser cash

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:16
WILTSHIRE’S police commissioner hopes to get a slice of government money to equip more officers with Tasers.
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Ready, steady, GO! Swindon's Abbey Stadium rebuild gets green light

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:15
The starting tape can go up on the £5m redevelopment of Abbey Stadium.
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NHS spending less on diabetes drugs per patient in Swindon than in previous years

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:14
The NHS in Swindon is spending less on diabetes drugs per patient than it did five years ago, figures reveal.
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Big Van World owner invests £1.4 million into major expansion

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:14
THE son of a lion tamer and trapeze artist now owns the UK’s largest used van supermarket – and he’s just invested £1.4 million into making it even bigger.
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ROBERT BUCKLAND: Time to crack on with other priorities

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:10
Last week in Westminster the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill – the law needed to get Brexit done by the January 31 – passed through its last stage in the House of Commons. The Bill is now being debated in the House of Lords and will shortly become law.
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Swindon council pledges to fix statue at Toothill Community Centre after vandal beheaded The Watchers

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:08
THE beheading of a beloved statue at Toothill Community centre shocked local people.
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LISTED: The protected buildings of Swindon you might not have known about

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:07
As a relatively modern town, Swindon doesn’t have medieval walls or standing stones or the ancient cathedral that its neighbour in Salisbury boasts.
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Motorcyclist who died on A417 was twice the drink-drive limit

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:06
A NOVICE motorcyclist who died when he lost control and crashed was twice over the drink-drive limit, a coroner heard on Tuesday.
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Council leader David Renard issues business rate plea to PM Boris Johnson

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:06
A plea has been issued to prime minister Boris Johnson to launch a business rate review.
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Swindon's first bubble tea cafe opens for business

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:04
With big franchise stores closing, more and more people are calling for independent stores – and Swindon just got a new one.
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Taxman’s reaction to jailing of Wiltshire farmer in £300,000 VAT scam

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:04
A FARMER’S attempt to defraud the taxman out of £300,000 was labelled a “cynical attempt to cheat the honest majority” by HM Revenue and Customs.
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Improvements complete for path linking Swindon to Marlborough

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:03
People using the Swindon to Marlborough Railway Path for their everyday journeys now have a much smoother and drier route to enjoy.
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Wiltshire Air Ambulance urges drone owners to fly safely

Swindon Advertiser | News - January 15, 2020 - 05:02
WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance is urging drone users to fly their drones safely and legally.
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