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Lazy Sundays are back in Swindon

October 12, 2017 - 14:10
This Sunday sees the return of live acoustic folk and roots music hosted by Swindon collective Mr Love & Justice.
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ON STAGE: SALOS as you’ve never seen them

October 12, 2017 - 14:06
Swindon's Frankie Le Bon is excited to be playing the wannabe legal eagle, with a passion for pink, in the comedy Legally Blonde.
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Time to experience the Placebo effect

October 12, 2017 - 14:03
MAKING the most of what we have is a simple message that lies behind the latest EP, Life’s What You Make It, from colourful rock band Placebo, who are heading for Swindon as part of their European tour.
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DAVID RENARD'S COLUMN: We must take care of those leaving care

October 12, 2017 - 14:00
Next Wednesday Coun Fionuala Foley, the Cabinet Member responsible for Children’s Services and Russell Holland, the deputy leader of the council, whose portfolio includes finance, will ask cabinet colleagues to authorise starting a new policy that will go some way towards helping care leavers make the transition into adult life.
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Letters: Thursday, October 12, 2017

October 12, 2017 - 14:00
PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: letters@swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Write: Swindon Advertiser, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Choir sings for charity

October 12, 2017 - 13:28
Kentwood Youth Choir, led by Sheila Harrod, are singing in aid of a children's charity at the Rendezvous Restaurant and Trees Nightclub in Hooper's Place, Old Town, Swindon on Sunday, October 15 from 6pm.
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ROD HEBDEN'S COLUMN: What our project is all about

October 12, 2017 - 12:25
Just last week, I was cycling into town when a dozen of our project postcards slipped out of my pocket and blew across the road.
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Regeneration hope as go-ahead for 15-storey tower on Tented Market site given

October 12, 2017 - 11:48
THE future of the Tented Market site is now more certain than at any point over the past two years.
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'I was fighting for my life', says rope attack minicab driver

October 12, 2017 - 10:30
A MINICAB driver has spoken of a terrifying rope attack that left him in fear of his life.
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Residents raise concerns over near 12-month delay to switch on street lights

October 12, 2017 - 10:00
A BADBURY Park road plunges into complete darkness every night because the developers of the estate have taken almost a year to switch on the street lights.
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Weekend of free arts and culture events coming up

October 12, 2017 - 09:36
FREE arts and heritage events are being held at venues all over Swindon this weekend.
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Walking Everest to help grandad's cancer cause

October 12, 2017 - 07:24
TEN years ago Natalie’s grandfather spent was forced to make a daily journey to Oxford’s Churchill Hospital.
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Woman, 41, admits child neglect charge

October 11, 2017 - 19:01
A 41-year-old woman from Swindon has admitted a child neglect charge.
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Approval for 62 homes at Ambrose Field is 'nail in the coffin' for localism

October 11, 2017 - 18:30
THE DECISION to allow 62 homes to be built on land off Croft Road has been labelled as “the final nail in the coffin for local self-determination” by the chairman of South Swindon Parish Council.
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ADVER CHAT: Ben Macfarland on the joys of drink

October 11, 2017 - 17:52
SPENDING two months in a small car careering across America to research a book about beer turned colleagues Ben MacFarland and Tom Sandham into friends, and formed the basis for a writing and performing comedy duo.
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GWH flu jab nurses vaccinate 1,000 hospital staff

October 11, 2017 - 17:40
A THOUSAND hospital workers have had the flu jab in just one week.
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Crowds rush to fund dream day

October 11, 2017 - 17:26
A SWINDON couple say they have been blown away by the kindness of strangers who have helped make it possible for them to get married.
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Mum's emotional hike to Brighton for bullied children

October 11, 2017 - 17:19
MARATHON walker Mara Soto overcame a dislocated knee to finish an epic trek 130-mile trek to Brighton Pier to raise money for bullied children.
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Brighter Futures radiotherapy appeal hits £1.85million

October 11, 2017 - 17:10
“THE END is in sight,” fundraisers have said – as Swindon's cancer-fighting fund hit a new landmark.
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Could Dotty's be named Britain's best café?

October 11, 2017 - 16:59
A COUPLE who bought an burger van on a whim from eBay could be crowned owners of Britain’s Best Café next month.
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