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Wroughton staff help hospice with Easter egg appeal

February 10, 2017 - 10:13
STAFF at the Co-Op in Wroughton are getting behind this year’s Prospect Hospice Easter egg appeal.
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These boots are made for walking

February 10, 2017 - 09:41
GET your walking boots on for this circular stroll with the Mid Wilts branch of the Ramblers.
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On a promise from Beverley

February 10, 2017 - 09:35
IT is hard to believe that singer-songwriter Beverley Craven’s spellbinding song “Promise Me” dates back more than a quarter of a century.
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Falklands vet wins Master title for his photos

February 10, 2017 - 09:31
A FORMER firefighter and Falklands veteran has won a prestigious photography award.
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Job seekers will get backing of work coach, says MP

February 10, 2017 - 09:22
FOR a lot of people the Job Centre conjures up images of a drab and dull place which doesn’t induce much inspiration.
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Campaigner is stepping down from blind role

February 10, 2017 - 09:15
SWINDON Guide Dogs chairman Alan Fletcher is stepping down from his role after eight years and more than half a million pounds raised.
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Pupil's design aims to keep streets litter free

February 10, 2017 - 09:12
A STICKER designed by a Drove Primary School pupil will be used in a campaign to promote litter-picking.
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Campus has hi-tech approach to caring

February 10, 2017 - 08:18
CUTTING edge facilities that are helping shape the future workforce of the NHS officially opened at new Oxford Brookes campus in Swindon yesterday.
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Council is working harder to keep children safe

February 10, 2017 - 05:31
A NEW strategy to prevent child sexual exploitation has been approved by the cabinet in a move described by the council leader as one of the most important decisions it will take.
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Aid worker's shock at airline's demand for £800 to take clothes to orphanage in Africa

February 9, 2017 - 21:01
AN AID worker planning to fly to Africa to help disabled orphans is angry after being told she can’t take a much-needed suitcase full of underwear for the children without paying an £800 excess baggage charge.
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Traffic queuing on M4 due to accident

February 9, 2017 - 18:00
TRAFFIC is starting to build on the M4 westbound between Junction 16 and 17 because of an accident.
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WH Smith given green light for homes plan on HQ site

February 9, 2017 - 17:40
PLANS to demolish WH Smith’s Greenbridge HQ and build more than 130 homes in its place have been given the green light by council planners this week.
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Nursery must improve before end of month after 'inadequate' Ofsted inspection

February 9, 2017 - 16:33
A NURSERY that received a damning report from Ofsted has been given nine points to improve before the end of the month.
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Man found with tin foil over the tops of vodka bottles in supermarket

February 9, 2017 - 15:39
A MAN seen acting suspiciously in a Swindon supermarket café with tin foil has been fined for shoplifting by the town’s magistrates.
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Coffee boost for homeless

February 9, 2017 - 15:38
SANDWICH bar owners Dave Pope and Steve Richards have taken the world wide suspended coffee phenomenon a step further by using it to help street sleepers.
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Prolific thief 'couldn't believe' he would steal barista's tips

February 9, 2017 - 15:23
A PROLIFIC thief who stole tips left for the staff at a café in the town was so drunk at the time he had no memory of the incident, a court heard.
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Uninsured driver fled police down dead-end road because he feared losing licence

February 9, 2017 - 14:51
A DRIVER stopped by police in the early hours of the morning ran off because he was frightened of losing his licence, the town’s magistrates heard on Wednesday.
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Get the best out of veggies

February 9, 2017 - 14:46
He's been criticised for being a part-time vegan, but Nick Knowles thinks the all-or-nothing approach isn't doing anyone any favours. He tells Keeley Bolger why he'd love to see more people embracing just a few more meat-free days
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Judges work their way through nominations for this year's Pride of Swindon Awards

February 9, 2017 - 14:11
AFTER hours of deliberation and working their way through more than 50 nominations for this year’s Pride of Swindon Awards, the judges have drawn up their shortlist of worthy winners.
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UPDATE: Three-car crash near M4

February 9, 2017 - 14:05
EMERGENCY services dashed to the scene of a three-car crash near the M4 today.
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