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Thamesdown Drive relining and A419 resurfacing will cause road closures

August 9, 2017 - 10:03
ALL of Thamesdown Drive will be relined later this month and resurfacing work will be carried out on the A419 shortly afterwards.
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Teenager stabbed at recreation ground

August 9, 2017 - 08:25
A TEENAGER was stabbed at Mannington Recreation Ground on Sunday evening.
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Fingers crossed for festival of flight

August 9, 2017 - 08:16
BLAKEHILL Farm nature reserve’s wartime past takes off later this month in a festival of flight.
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Teens debate hot topics

August 8, 2017 - 19:30
ROYAL Wootton Bassett student Matthew Jamieson brought up the hot political issue of online safety for teenagers when he joined members of the national Youth Parliament at their annual sitting.
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Cladding 'safe' at new NHS centre

August 8, 2017 - 17:46
CLADDING used on the new town centre NHS centre has been checked by fire safety experts.
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Man who attempted booze theft found driving after taking cocaine

August 8, 2017 - 17:43
A MAN who attempted to steal spirits from a shop and was later found driving under the influence of cocaine was fined and disqualified from driving by Swindon magistrates.
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MONDAY MATTERS: A STEP in the right direction

August 8, 2017 - 16:30
WITH referrals of young people suffering from mental health issues on the rise, the need to provide an outlet for them to deal with their emotions is more important than ever before.
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Trains delayed after lorry strikes A429 bridge

August 8, 2017 - 16:15
RAIL services were delayed between Swindon and Bristol Parkway this afternoon when a lorry hit the A429 bridge at Hullavington.
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Warnings of drug dealing problems in Queen's Park

August 8, 2017 - 15:41
A STRATTON man has warned of drug problems in a popular town centre park.
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Decision to close Swindon's only mental health place of safety labelled as 'disgusting'

August 8, 2017 - 15:26
THE decision to close Swindon’s only place of safety for mentally ill people in crisis has been labelled as “disgusting”.
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BUSINESS: Old Mill cyclists scoop £20,000 in aid of a colleague

August 8, 2017 - 15:08
Staff from Old Mill have raised £19,604 by cycling 207 in memory of colleague Nick Baker, who sadly lost a short and sudden battle with cancer in August last year.
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ON THIS DAY: Tuesday August 8, 2017

August 8, 2017 - 14:50
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BUSINESS: Jobless veterans could cost us dear

August 8, 2017 - 14:37
A NEW study from Barclays has revealed that the UK economy could suffer losses of up to £1.5bn in the next five years if service leavers aren’t able to find employment, or are under employed upon leaving the Armed Forces.
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If you have nothing nice to say, say nothing at all...

August 8, 2017 - 14:30
A WISE man once said that it is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than open it and remove all doubt, writes GRAHAM CARTER.
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BIG INTERVIEW: Our door is open

August 8, 2017 - 14:30
Jenny Stacey, 56, and Pat Winning, 63, are respectively manager and deputy manager of the Open Door centre at St Barnabas Church Hall in Gorse Hill, which helps adults with learning disabilities to explore and achieve their potential. It was recently given a grant of £5,174 from the Swindon Charity Ball. Jenny lives in Old Town and Pat in Highworth.
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SOMETHING FISHY: No need to be well 'eeled to enjoy Conger Eel

August 8, 2017 - 14:30
Simon Rhodes from Lobsterpot Fishmongers, Wood Street Food Hall
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DINING OUT: Fledgling Thai is proving a real hit

August 8, 2017 - 14:25
STEPHEN DAVY-OSBORNE heads to the newest restaurant on the block and finds a new favourite
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MONDAY MATTERS: Drama group is in its Prime

August 8, 2017 - 14:23
CREATING an environment which is inclusive to all young people – irrespective of any disabilities – is at the heart of the Prime Theatre.
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ON THE GRAPEVINE: Coming up roses...

August 8, 2017 - 14:20
Waitrose Premium Bag-in-Box Wine, Cote Bleu Mediterranee Rose 2016, Provence, France (£12.99, reduced from £14.99, until Sept 13, 1.5 litres, Waitrose, in-store) It’s not often a boxed wine makes you want to dive right in, but with an Art Deco-style label that makes a fashion statement, this cube is right on cue.
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BUSINESS: Machinery hire plan is a roaring success

August 8, 2017 - 14:18
BUSINESSMEN Stuart Morgan and Andy Rohrer, who already work together as property developers and builders, have founded a new construction machinery hire business, Tiger Plant.
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