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Pupils sink their teeth into something spicy and hot

September 16, 2016 - 12:51
HOT and spicy dishes straight out of Mexico were on the menu for youngsters from Eldene Primary School as they got a taste of the country’s cuisine.
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Cricklade’s friendly race

September 16, 2016 - 12:43
ATHLETES disappointed at the cancellation of the Swindon half marathon are being encouraged to enter another race just down the road at Cricklade.
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Finishing touches added to new play area for children at Hop Skip & Jump

September 16, 2016 - 12:23
CHILDREN at Hop Skip & Jump have received a brand new play area thanks to a local partnership.
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Jilted on the first date but couple now celebrate 65 years together

September 16, 2016 - 11:28
SIXTY five years ago today, on September 15, 1951, Royal Wootton Bassett couple Don Matthews and Iris Hooper were married at the Wesley Methodist Church in Faringdon Road, Swindon. Don's sister and Iris's niece were bridesmaids.
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Doorman regrets going to party after landing himself in court

September 16, 2016 - 11:03
A DOORMAN was left wishing he went home instead of to a random party after the night ended with him being arrested for reversing a car into a truck.
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Morris Minor on major mission nears Swindon

September 16, 2016 - 10:54
AN intrepid Morris Minor making its way from one end of the country to the other in the name of a good cause is now over the half way mark – bringing it ever closer to Swindon.
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Dressing up is so much fun

September 16, 2016 - 09:32
LETHBRIDGE Primary School was transformed into a sea of costumes from bygone eras on Monday as the children launched themselves into new study topics.
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Flash flooding causes chaos on roads and rails this morning

September 16, 2016 - 09:11
Commuters heading to the capital from Swindon this morning are being advised to expect disruption to their journeys.
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Travel: Land on your feet with cruise of Riviera

September 15, 2016 - 17:57
Keen to combine land and sea on holiday? Francesca Gosling samples a new stay-and-cruise package which discovers the best of both worlds
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Favourite murder-mystery at the Wyvern

September 15, 2016 - 17:43
AGATHA Christie’s beloved murder mystery The Mousetrap returns to the Wyvern next week on the final leg of its record-breaking and first ever UK tour.
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Pie seems a bit crusty

September 15, 2016 - 17:39
SPOOF news reporter Jonathan Pie has a problem. He has several problems. He hates his job. He hates his colleagues. But mainly he hates the news. In his satirical show, he reveals the truth behind recent news events both at home and abroad. He also discusses his own meteoric rise to mediocrity.
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Silence is golden for eccentric funnyman

September 15, 2016 - 17:39
TAPE FACE, Christian name Sam Wills, is no run-of-the-mill comedian. He doesn’t tell jokes – in fact he doesn't say a word and goes round with gaffer tape slapped on his lips to make sure he doesn’t slip up.
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11 hours in A&E for five-year-old who stepped on dirty needle in park

September 15, 2016 - 17:24
THE mother of a five-year-old boy from Pinehurst has spoken of her anger after her son stepped on a dirty needle in a public park.
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Prizes all round for Swindon's photographers of the future

September 15, 2016 - 17:24
WHILE railway enthusiasts gathered at Steam to celebrate Swindon’s past last weekend, over at the Brunel centre they were applauding the stars of the future.
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Rail replacement bus services to make a return to Swindon this weekend

September 15, 2016 - 17:02
PASSENGERS hoping to travel by train this weekend will be in for a surprise as many services will be replaced by buses.
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Boy suffers broken nose in attack by youths

September 15, 2016 - 16:37
ORBITAL: A boy of 16 was found suffering a broken nose and finger after police were called to a reports of a group of youths attacking a teenager at the Orbital Shopping Park on Wednesday night.
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Cutting edge art gallery Oink trots into Old Town

September 15, 2016 - 16:33
ENTREPRENEUR Mark Pepperall is promising a feast for the eyes when his new contemporary art gallery Oink opens in Old Town.
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Residents voice opposition to parish split

September 15, 2016 - 16:27
DISGRUNTLED residents grilled a member of Swindon Borough Council on Wednesday night over the proposal to split their parish.
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Halliwell admitted murdering Becky because officer threatened his daughter, court told

September 15, 2016 - 15:22
KILLER taxi-driver Christopher Halliwell only confessed to murdering a prostitute because a senior detective threatened his daughter, a court heard.
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Swindon's Grim Sickers bags music deal with rapping legend

September 15, 2016 - 15:02
PAUL Dowman, better known as rapper Grim Sickers, is on cloud nine after sealing a deal with The Streets frontman Mike Skinner to release a track under his record label.
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