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Police hunt for tunnel attacker

September 18, 2014 - 05:30
A 28-YEAR-OLD man was assaulted in Swindon on Saturday afternoon.
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Traffic halted for funeral procession

September 18, 2014 - 05:30
POLICE closed Victoria Road to ensure hundreds of James Loveridge’s friends and family got to travel in his funeral procession yesterday.
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Driver charged with causing road death

September 18, 2014 - 05:30
ARNIE Peter Rogers appeared in court yesterday charged with causing the death of 33-year-old Paul Winters in a crash on Thamesdown Drive in May.
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RAC contract to bring jobs boost

September 18, 2014 - 05:30
SWINDON customer contact company Carpeo has been chosen by car services giant RAC to help drive up their membership – and will be recruiting 40 new staff members to help.
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Better together or better apart?

September 18, 2014 - 05:30
POLL: Should Scotland stay in the United Kingdom? Have your say...
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‘Improve care for mental health patients’

September 18, 2014 - 05:30
THE mental health service’s ability to adequately care for, protect and ensure patients’ well-being has been thrown into question by inspectors who warned chiefs to take “significant steps to improve.”
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Teenagers must have meningitis jab, says dad

September 18, 2014 - 05:30
“MENINGITIS is not going away.”
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Diamond days for a Wootton Bassett couple

September 18, 2014 - 05:30
Raymond Strange first kissed his childhood sweetheart and future wife Veronica in a laundry room, and 60 years on they are closer than ever.
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Family shame after sex case

September 18, 2014 - 05:30
A TEENAGE sex offender who went on the run while police were investigating allegations against him has walked free from court.
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£170,000 award for rail worker’s widow

September 18, 2014 - 05:30
SWINDON widow Mary Neil has received a six-figure payout following the death of her husband, who was exposed to asbestos on a daily basis while working for British Rail for more than 40 years.
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Weeks of pain pay off at last for Luca

September 18, 2014 - 05:30
THIS month marked another victory in Luca Railton’s battle to walk unaided and pain free for the very first time – less than two years after facing amputation.
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Storming to a final Threshold

September 18, 2014 - 05:30
STAFF and service users from the homelessness charity Threshold stormed their way through the Melksham 10k.
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Widow continues charity work by former mayor

September 18, 2014 - 05:30
THE widow of much-loved former mayor Rex Barnett is continuing to fundraise for the charities he supported.
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Inquiry call on recycling fire

September 17, 2014 - 18:35
A MOTION calling for a public inquiry into the handling of the Averies Recycling fire will be discussed by Swindon Council tonight.
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Bike build scheme is all ready to roll

September 17, 2014 - 17:29
ONE less bicycle theft on the streets of Penhill and Build-a-Bike will prove to have been worth the efforts of volunteer mechanic John Paine.
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Cyclist’s medal pride

September 17, 2014 - 17:22
ROYAL Wootton Bassett’s Joanne Morris was thrilled to bring home a bronze medal from the inaugural Invictus Games after undergoing numerous knee operations.
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Police appeal after man assaulted in Swindon pedestrian tunnel

September 17, 2014 - 14:23
A 28-YEAR-OLD man was assaulted in a Swindon pedestrian tunnel on Saturday afternoon.
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Police chief to remain in role as investigation continues

September 17, 2014 - 13:31
THE Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police, Patrick Geenty, will remain in his role while he is investigated over allegations of a cover-up relating to complaints made against the force.
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Police appeal after spate of thefts from vehicles in East Swindon

September 17, 2014 - 11:25
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a series of thefts from vehicles in East Swindon.
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Beware of the boys in blue

September 17, 2014 - 09:50
The Army camp that banished the ‘bad’ troops
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