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SEPTEMBER SCORCHER?: Sunshine and high temperatures on the way

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 07:24
THIS weekend could be a September scorcher as temperatures are forecast to rise above 20 degrees with plenty of clear skies and sunshine.
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Swindon shoplifter with 'appalling' record has jail time cut by judge

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:27
A SHOPLIFTER whose record for theft was described as lamentable by her own lawyer managed to get five weeks knocked off her latest jail sentence.
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Rising popularity of social media sites could be behind Wiltshire grooming crime spike

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:27
RISING popularity of social media sites like Instagram could be behind a hike in the number of child grooming reports in Wiltshire, police have said.
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Swindon council moves to buy back Cavendish Square following protests

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:27
Cavendish Square is poised to return to the hands of Swindon Borough Council.
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IN THE DOCK: Driving offences, assaults and thefts before Swindon Magistrates' Court

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:27
PARK SOUTH: Michael O’Driscoll, 41, of Thornbridge Avenue, will face summary trial over allegations he stole stone troughs worth £9,000 on February 18. He was bailed for the trial at Swindon Magistrates’ Court on November 14.
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What's wrong with YOUR polling station?

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:26
SOME of the borough's polling stations are too far away and too difficult for voters to get to using public transport say councillors and MPs.
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SPECIAL REPORT: Joint partnership wanted for Swindon steam groups

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:26
As Swindon was moulded by the industrial revolution and the rise of steam powered trains, one would expect the towns heritage agencies to work together to produce a well-rounded educational experience for the local schools.
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SPECIAL REPORT: Get involved with steam around Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:26
With Swindon being proud of its history, there are a few ways of becoming immersed in steam.
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SPECIAL REPORT: Steam trains need you! (To volunteer)

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:26
Generations of children have grown up enthralled by steam engines.
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Green MEP urges government to end badger cull policy

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:26
A GREEN Party MEP for the south west demanded that the government immediately end its badger cull policy.
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Cider can drunk back in court for Swindon town centre order breach

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:26
A DRUNK found himself back in court after breaching for the third time an order banning him from boozing in town.
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Maths teacher on trial for molesting drunk pupil on school trip

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:22
A MATHS teacher helping out on a field trip abroad is said to have asked a drunk pupil to perform a sex act upon him.
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MPs blast protest against Parliament suspension starting

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:22
SWINDON MPs criticised the opposition’s protests against the suspension of Parliament - but Labour say the vocal outcry was justified.
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Couple celebrate 60th anniversary: ‘My parents didn’t think it would last 5 mins’

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:17
WHEN Pamela and Stanley Hutchins got married, her parents were convinced it would never last.
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Swindon-based recruitment team C4S Search grows with opening of finance division

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:13
A SWINDON-BASED recruitment team which spots top talent in science, tech, engineering and maths has opened up a new division focused on finance.
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Yellow bus shelter to help rough sleepers in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:12
A DOUBLE decker bus converted into a shelter is set to provide a safe place for rough sleepers in Swindon this winter.
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Robert Buckland's column: Cavendish Square buyback

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:11
The £25m investment for Swindon announced this week by my Cabinet colleague, Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick, is hugely welcome news. I worked hard within Government for the much-needed cash to be allocated to our town, and it’s a fantastic development we can all be proud of. I am looking forward to working closely with Swindon Borough Council, local businesses and fellow residents on the exciting and transformative projects this funding can support.
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Robert Buckland MP objects to plans for 30 houses at beauty spot near Chiseldon

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:10
THE justice secretary has objected to controversial plans for 30 houses to be built on an area of outstanding natural beauty near Chiseldon.
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Team behind new Highworth Aldi offers support to country park volunteers

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:06
THE team behind a new Highworth supermarket pledged to support a town park and offset environmental losses caused by the shop's construction.
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Train driver and war hero to celebrate 100th birthday with trip from Swansea to Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - September 11, 2019 - 05:06
A 100-YEAR-OLD GWR war veteran will be making an appearance at the Steam Museum today.
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