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Food stolen from needy dogs

May 19, 2016 - 18:08
A CHARITY that cares for abandoned dogs is reeling after the theft of more than £100-worth of donated food.
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Taxi rank attack investigated and 5 other police incidents

May 19, 2016 - 17:57
POLICE are investigating an assault on a 30 -year-old male in Old Town in the early hours of the morning of Sunday, May 8.
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Rough sleepers set up camp in Lawn Woods

May 19, 2016 - 17:57
FIVE years after a destitute French woman spent the winter living in Lawn Woods, rough campers from outside Swindon have returned.
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Debt support group reach out during Mental Health Awareness week

May 19, 2016 - 17:45
A LOCAL church group supporting people struggling with debt have reached out in a bid to raise awareness of the links between financial trouble and mental health.
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Students get to grips with fancy footwork ahead of all-boys dance project

May 19, 2016 - 17:29
FANCY footwork was on the timetable for a group of male students at Isambard Community School today as they began rehearsals ahead of their upcoming performance with Swindon Dance.
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Drivers warned as planks fall onto M4

May 19, 2016 - 17:20
DRIVERS heading westbound on the M4 this afternoon were being warned to slow down because of planks of wood on the road.
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New veterinary outreach programme to help homeless people with their pets

May 19, 2016 - 17:18
A NEW outreach programme to support pets belonging to homeless people is to launch after its pilot event went down like a ball of wool with a box full of kittens.
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Road closures set between Broad Town and Broad Hinton

May 19, 2016 - 17:15
COMMUTERS who use the C415 between Broad Hinton and Broad Town are being warned over temporary road closures at the end of the month.
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Cannabis argument led to woman being attacked twice, court hears

May 19, 2016 - 17:12
AN argument over money for cannabis led to a woman being assaulted twice, a court has heard.
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Men in court over alleged armed post office robbery

May 19, 2016 - 17:04
A 19-YEAR-OLD Swindon man and one other man charged in connection with an alleged armed robbery in Oaksey, near Malmesbury yesterday have been remanded in custody by magistrates to appear at Swindon Crown Court next month.
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New funds to provide training ahead of economic boom

May 19, 2016 - 16:56
PLANS are being put in place to ensure Swindon has a fully trained workforce for the anticipated economic growth over the next decade.
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Judge tells teen who encouraged Swindon boy to perform sex act on webcam to take up fishing

May 19, 2016 - 16:52
A WEST Country teenager who urged a Swindon boy to commit a sex act on camera has been encouraged to spend his free time outdoors engaging in sport rather than glued to his computer.
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Accolade for diabetes champion Phoebe

May 19, 2016 - 16:51
DIABETES champion Phoebe Maddison will soon need a larger mantelpiece after she received another award for her innovative films from charity Diabetes UK.
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Moving cycle tribute as Swindon rides in silence

May 19, 2016 - 16:37
DOZENS of cyclists came together in Faringdon Park to honour those who have lost their lives in cycling accidents on the roads.
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Fostering has given mum the big family she always longed for

May 19, 2016 - 15:26
FINDING out she was unable to have more children was a devastating blow for Michelle Davis-Jones, but fostering has given the mum-of-one the big family she always longed for.
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Police plea after another man exposes himself near a Swindon school

May 19, 2016 - 14:28
Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was reported to be exposing himself in the Shaw area of Swindon.
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Vauxhall Zafira owners face second recall over fire risks

May 19, 2016 - 14:28
MORE than 234,000 Vauxhall Zafiras will be recalled for the second time over a problem that has seen seen the cars burst into flames.
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Popular hotel to close this year

May 19, 2016 - 14:04
A POPULAR hotel will be shutting its doors later this year, putting dozens of people out of work.
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Managing director sets sights on tackling 200 mile cycle in a day

May 19, 2016 - 13:59
MANAGING director Brett Farmery is hopping on the saddle to cycle almost 200 miles in a day from Plymouth to Oxford to raise thousands of pounds for two charities.
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Teen ordered to pay compensation after breaking family wardrobe mirror

May 19, 2016 - 13:55
A TEENAGER who broke a mirrored wardrobe door then damaged the family home front door when he was refused back in has been ordered to pay compensation.
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