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Help for problem drinking available in Swindon and Wiltshire next week

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 7, 2019 - 05:05
If you are worried about your drinking, or that of your friends or family, experts will be on hand to help next week.
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LISTED: Where you can see Santa and lights switched on in Swindon area this Christmas

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 7, 2019 - 05:05
SWINDON will deck the halls this weekend as the countdown to Christmas begins in earnest.
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2,000 lightbulbs appear in Swindon town centre ahead of Christmas lights switch-on

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 7, 2019 - 05:05
More than 2,000 festive lightbulbs are appearing across the town centre in preparation for this year’s Christmas lights switch-on.
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Business figures hope £25m government grant will transform Swindon high street

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 7, 2019 - 05:05
SWINDON businesses are hoping the town will be revitalised by a £25 million grant from the government’s High Streets Fund.
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Magician Pete Firman to perform in Swindon at Arts Centre

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 7, 2019 - 05:05
SWINDON Arts Centre will welcome a TV comedian and magician to its stage next year.
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Vodafone and O2 planning Swindon 5G

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 7, 2019 - 05:04
Ultra-fast phone data could soon be coming to Swindon after Vodafone and O2's 5G upgrades are revealed to South Swindon Parish Council.
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SPECIAL REPORT: ‘Access to justice is a fundamental pillar of society'

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 7, 2019 - 05:03
South Swindon Conservative MP Robert Buckland said: “I have regularly visited the Wiltshire Law Centre as the constituency MP for South Swindon and am acutely aware of the challenges they have faced.
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SPECIAL REPORT: The big effect of cuts in legal aid on families

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 7, 2019 - 05:03
One of the biggest impacts from the cuts has been on the availability of family law advice. For this legal aid has mostly been abolished, except for victims of domestic abuse.
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Special Report: Funding cuts have had major effect on provision of legal aid

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 7, 2019 - 05:03
SOLICITOR Richard Hazell put it simply when he said: “The government has killed off legal aid more or less completely, except for small groups and mavericks like ours who are really keen on the work we do.”
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Scout leader, 83, given mobility scooter by his troop

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 7, 2019 - 05:02
VETERAN leader Frank Crawley can zip around at scout nights after members of his troop bought him a mobility scooter.
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Ofsted rates Holy Cross School as requires improvement

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 7, 2019 - 05:02
TEACHERS at Swindon school are not doing enough for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities say inspectors.
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Thousands in Swindon told they can't vote in general election council blunder

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 7, 2019 - 05:00
Thousands of voters in Swindon have been wrongly told they’ve been removed from the electoral register - just weeks before the general election.
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Historic telephone exchange near Outlet could become flats

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 7, 2019 - 04:24
Four applications to build new houses and flats, including the conversion of town centre shops and the historic Great Western Railway telephone exchange will be discussed and decided next week.
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A350 closed in both directions at Junction 17 for ‘police incident’

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 6, 2019 - 22:42
POLICE have closed the A350 in both directions at junction 17.
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Election voters in Swindon mistakenly told 'you can't vote'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - November 6, 2019 - 20:29
A council has since tweeted asking residents to ignore the letter.
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Full order of service for Cenotaph Remembrance Day event

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 6, 2019 - 18:03
SUNDAY will see people in and around Swindon mark Remembrance Day.
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Long queues after lane closed on A419 due to emergency repairs

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 6, 2019 - 17:13
ONE lane of the A419 is closed northbound because of emergency repairs.
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Not-so-clean sweep for Swindon's smaller streets

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 6, 2019 - 17:01
RESIDENTIAL streets in Swindon are going unswept because the task of keeping them clean is falling between the borough and parish councils.
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Rare Sex Pistols record exceeds estimated price at Wessex Auction Rooms

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 6, 2019 - 16:31
ONE of the world's rarest vinyl records sold for just less than £16,000 at a Chippenham auction house on Friday.
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Stagecoach West taking military members to Remembrance events

Swindon Advertiser | News - November 6, 2019 - 16:30
CURRENT and former members of the military will get free travel on Remembrance Sunday, as a bus firm looks to give back to our soldiers.
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