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Council spends much less than most on awards, research shows

1 hour 4 min ago
SWINDON Borough Council spends a lot less on awards ceremonies than most councils across the UK.
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Corbynista @Rachael_Swindon not keen on Independent Group MPs

1 hour 10 min ago
Jeremy Corbyn loyalist Rachael Cousins, who is better known to political Twitter users as @Rachael_Swindon did not speak highly of the eight Labour and three Conservative MPs who make up the new Independent Group in parliament.
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Theresa May to be urged to 'help Honda families'

1 hour 17 min ago
Members of Swindon Council from across the political spectrum will urge the government to help families affected by the announced closure of the Honda plant.
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Healthwatch launches healthy living scheme

1 hour 34 min ago
HEALTHWATCH Wiltshire has launched a small grants scheme to invest in projects that aim to improve the health and wellbeing of local people.
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Cars could be banned from Fleming Way if 'bus boulevard' is approved

1 hour 34 min ago
A NEW 'bus boulevard' in Fleming Way will see cars and lorries banned from the town centre route.
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HONDA CLOSURE: Council and minister backs union fight to save workers in Swindon

1 hour 37 min ago
BUSINESS secretary Greg Clark and Swindon Borough Council have backed a fightback by unions to keep Honda producing cars in Swindon.
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Community groups urged to bid for share of £100,000 carrier bag pot

1 hour 37 min ago
MORE than £139,000 has been given to Swindon projects by Tesco's Bags of Help scheme and now the supermarket chain is inviting more groups to bid for a share of a huge funding pot.
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Friendship turns homeless man’s life around again

1 hour 38 min ago
A HOMELESS Polish man whose life fell apart when his marriage ended, managed to turn his life around after meeting a fellow countryman at a Swindon hostel.
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New 'virtual sign language' service helps deaf patients at GWH

1 hour 38 min ago
DEAF patients visiting Great Western Hospital will receive extra help through a new virtual service.
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Work could start earlier on new houses in Broad Blunsdon

1 hour 39 min ago
Ground could soon be broken on proposals to built dozens of houses in Board Blunsdon.
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Rents go up, living costs go down in Wiltshire

1 hour 39 min ago
THE cost of renting has increased by five per cent compared to last year in the South West, up from £817 to £859.
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Police 'disappointed' by number of drug driving arrests

1 hour 39 min ago
POLICE in Wiltshire say they have made a 'disappointing' number of arrests of people for drug driving in the last few months.
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Law against upskirting hailed as 'major milestone' by police and crime commissioner

1 hour 39 min ago
A LAW to prosecute those who engage in the practice of ‘upskirting’ has been welcomed as a milestone in strengthening the law on sexual assault.
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Wilshire asked to commit to accepting 10 child refugees a year for a decade

1 hour 39 min ago
THE issue of safe passage for child refugees will be debated by Wiltshire Council, as campaigners call on the authority to sign up to a decade-long scheme for people in crisis.
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ScaleUp Institute gives seal of approval to start-up experts Inspire

1 hour 39 min ago
A BUSINESS growth consultancy has been chosen to help small and medium-sized industries grow in Swindon and Wiltshire.
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Car crash led police to paedophile's pal 'Mike from Swindon'

1 hour 40 min ago
PAEDOPHILE pal 'Mike from Swindon' found his number was up after he was involved in a minor car crash.
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FLYTIPPING: Mayor calls for 'real action' as Adver finds dozens of piles of dumped junk

4 hours 33 min ago
A FURIOUS mayor has had enough of council excuses over flytipping in Broadgreen.
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There’s so much thrilling music out there in the big wide world

February 20, 2019 - 22:30
A World Music night kicks off next week with DJs Brendan Hamley and David Corrigan on the decks.
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Adver's pick of community news this week

February 20, 2019 - 21:55
Thursday 21/02/2019
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Here's looking at you kid!

February 20, 2019 - 20:04
Polish up your best stemware and pop the cork on something suitably trophy-worthy, says Sam Wylie-Harris.
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