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Hair salon scalped in £7,500 break-in

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
THIEVES took everything – even the kitchen sink – in the latest back-door break-in on Cricklade Road as thousands of pounds in cash and stock were raided from a hair salon.
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Rich and poor life expectancy closes

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
THE GAP in life expectancy between the least and most deprived is closing in Swindon, reaching an all-time low since 1801 at just under six years.
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Vince's work for soldiers honoured

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
ENGRAVER Vince Ayris has been overwhelmed by receiving an award from The Mercian Regiment praising his efforts commemorating servicemen killed in action.
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Ted rises to the occasion

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
AFTER more than 20 years with his feet on the ground, pensioner Ted Curtis took to the skies in a hot-air balloon once again.
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Cannabis factory found at vacant property

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
A SMALL cannabis farm was located in Penhill on Thursday morning after the electricity company raised concerns about a property.
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Defendant denies slavery offences

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
A SWINDON man is to stand trial accused of human trafficking and slavery offences.
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Dates set for Circus opening

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
DATES have been pencilled in for the opening of the units at the Regent Circus development, with Morrisons confirmed for next month and some restaurants before Christmas.
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Pampering themselves... in the name of charity

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
HUNDREDS flocked to the Moonrakers to do their bit for charity while enjoying a little luxury at a special Pamper Night.
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Police 'should probe more minor crimes'

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
LOW-level crimes such as thefts have failed to be investigated effectively as the police inspectorate has criticised a “postcode lottery” of policing.
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He's a guiding light

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
CHAIRMAN of Swindon Guide Dogs Alan Fletcher has been crowned an inspiration for the work he has done in memory of his beloved pooch.
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Toy library needs you to lend a hand

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
VOLUNTEERS are being urged to come forward to safeguard the future of the Phoenix Toy Library.
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Reggae superstars rock up for festival

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
ONE of the superpowers of British reggae open up a treasure chest of music at the Old Town Bowl today.
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£1,000 offered for return of rare boat

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
KEEN boatsman Kelvin Price is offering a £1,000 reward for the return of his rare motorboat, which was stolen from his garage last week.
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Deadline for Oasis shouldn't have been extended

September 6, 2014 - 05:30
THE decision to extend key deadlines for the refurbishment of the Oasis Leisure Centre has been criticised by the leader of the opposition.
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Police appeal for help tracing man wanted on suspicion of burglary and common assault

September 5, 2014 - 15:01
POLICE are appealing for information to trace a man wanted on suspicion of burglary and common assault.
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Two women seriously assaulted in incidents which may be linked

September 5, 2014 - 13:05
TWO women were assaulted, one in a serious sexual attack, across Swindon yesterday in two incidents which may be linked.
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Website aims to keep young people safe from crime

September 5, 2014 - 12:19
A NEW police website has been launched to help young people in Wiltshire stay safe from crime.
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Liden footpath locked down by police

September 5, 2014 - 11:41
A FOOTPATH in Liden is currently being guarded by Wiltshire Police officers whilst an investigation into an incident late yesterday afternoon is carried out.
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Royal mail apology as Joseph gets shirt at last

September 5, 2014 - 09:47
ROYAL Mail has apologised to schoolboy Joseph Thomas-Trickett for refusing to give him a parcel containing a Chelsea football shirt.
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THE LIST: 10 things to do around Swindon this weekend (September 6&7 edition)

September 5, 2014 - 08:00
AS another weekend beckons we bring you the latest in our regular weekly slot giving you 10 things to do in and around Swindon.
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