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Police appeal after Swindon woman conned out of £20,000

October 9, 2014 - 11:01
POLICE are hunting a convicted fraudster who is accused of targeting fresh victims - including a Swindon woman - just a month after being released from prison.
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£20,000 plus counterfeit couple facing trial

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
A COUPLE who are accused of selling tens of thousands of pounds worth of counterfeit goods have been released on bail by a judge.
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Diwali Nights will save day for Mela

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
AN event has been organised to help ensure the Swindon Mela will go ahead next year after funding issues forced the cancellation of the festival this year.
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Mini coffee shop just child’s play

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
COFFEE is not a recommended part of a child’s diet but Sarah Garrett has made sure a play cafe is a hit with youngsters at its adult equivalent.
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The butt stops here with a £1,000 fine

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
SMOKING proved to be an expensive habit for Mehmet Erdem, who has been fined almost £1,000 for dropping a cigarette butt.
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Debt crisis goes on for families

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
A DEBT charity has revealed that they received more than 650 calls from residents in Swindon in the first six months of this year.
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Ceri’s ‘sexy’ cheese is voted best in South West

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
IT was the cheese she always hoped to produce - and now Ceri Cryer’s Royal Bassett Blue has been crowned best in the South West.
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New Aldi in store as plans approved

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
WEST Swindon shoppers are to get a new Aldi early next year after plans to build a new store were approved.
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Sunny side up for solar farm

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
PERMISSION has been granted for a solar farm which will help increase the amount of renewable energy Swindon uses as a town.
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Teenager sets up her own business

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
HER mum might call her boss, but 18-year-old Abbie Prentice is well aware her only employee is the glue which holds her fledgling chocolate business together.
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Surgery will stay shut for two days a week

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
FRESHBROOK Surgery stay closed two days a week until a new partner is found for the practice as the team struggles to retain their existing practioners, a patients’ meeting was told.
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New dementia plan moves a step nearer

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
A NEW strategy to tackle dementia in Swindon has moved a step nearer after being approved by the council’s Health and Wellbeing Board.
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Mum of three honoured to take on new role at charity

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
MANDY Clarke has been named as the new chair of Wiltshire Air Ambulance Charitable Trust’s board of trustees.
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Waste company is in hot water again

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
THE company behind the two-month long fire at Averies are in trouble again for endangering the public at a different site.
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Prison term suspended despite severe attack

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
A DRunken thug who left a former doorman with a smashed eye socket and cheekbone during a sustained assault in the street has walked free from court.
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Refuse survey wasn’t a waste

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
RESIDENTS in Royal Wootton Bassett may have to pay a new charge for the collection of their green waste after a consultation for how the service is delivered closed.
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Joy as couple trace their former teacher

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
AN INTERNATIONAL lawyer and his wife turned detective to track down a beloved former teacher from the old St Joseph’s School.
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Pink Floyd tribute band gig backs special unit

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
A NEW Pink Floyd tribute band aims to raise hundreds of pounds for Great Western Hospital’s special care baby unit at their first gig.
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Teachers tough it out

October 9, 2014 - 05:30
TEACHERS and pupils’ parents swam, rode and ran, some for the first time since their own school days, to raise £1,000 for The Croft Primary School.
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Helping families in the toughest times

October 8, 2014 - 17:47
A day in the life of Charlotte Birchenall – a children’s services practitioner for the SafeCare and Parents Under Pressure programmes in Swindon Charlotte has been with the NSPCC in Swindon for more than two years and works directly with local families in Swindon.
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