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GALLERY: Take a look back at how we were living 40 years ago in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 7, 2019 - 06:50
THERE’S an old song called Twenty Tiny Fingers about a couple who have twins.
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Charlie Rowley: Novichok victim meets Russian ambassador

But Charlie Rowley says he "didn't really get any answers" after the meeting, arranged by a Sunday paper.
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Swindon Town 1-1 Yeovil Town

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 6, 2019 - 18:43
A last-gasp header from Adel Gafaiti snatches a point for relegation-haunted Yeovil to hold play-off chasing Swindon to a 1-1 draw.
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Premiership: Bath beat Bristol 26-19 in Twickenham derby

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 6, 2019 - 16:07
Bath boost their hopes of being involved in the Premiership play-offs with a 26-19 derby win against rivals Bristol.
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Man admits punching van with a KNUCKLE DUSTER in broad daylight (and not even a taser could stop him)

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 15:33
A THUG who used a knuckle duster to punch a van half a dozen times in front of shocked rush hour drivers will be sentenced by a judge in May.
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Stalkers target victims '100 times before being reported'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - April 6, 2019 - 14:20
A police expert on stalking says individual acts can seem innocuous so victims don't report them.
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Swindon Fringe Festival kicks off with successful opening night

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 13:26
THE seventh Swindon Fringe Festival kicked off in style last night with an evening of music and dance in the town centre.
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Choir leader faces final curtain at the Wyvern

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 12:03
THE leader of one of Swindon’s longest-running choirs is to end a tradition that has lasted 54 years next month.
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Father-of-three is half the man he used to be - literally

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 12:02
AN OVERWEIGHT father-of-three had his life changed forever after undergoing an operation which helped him lose half his body weight.
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Lechlade Duck Race returns next month

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 08:15
Thousands of plastic ducks will take to the Thames for the 2019 Lechlade Duck Race.
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New STEAM exhibition explores GWR's need for speed

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 08:06
A BRAND new exhibition charting the Great Western Railway’s drive to be the fastest railway in the world will launch at Steam on Saturday.
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Hygiene advice for families visiting farms around Swindon and Wiltshire this Easter

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 07:45
ENJOY the Wiltshire countryside over the Easter break - but beware of spreading dangerous germs from livestock.
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Free talk on how to keep kidneys healthy at GWH

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 07:43
A FREE talk on how to keep kidneys healthy will be held at Great Western Hospital later this month.
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Former Ruskin Juniors pupils pay tribute to inspiring teacher Ken Heggie

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 07:15
FORMER classmates of an inspirational Swindon school teacher paid tribute to him while he spent his last days in hospital.
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Swindon-born adventurer nervous ahead of solo sail across the Atlantic

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 07:03
A SWINDON-BORN adventurer spoke to the Adver about preparing to fulfil his lifelong dream of crossing the Atlantic solo - at the age of 62.
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Pay gap at Swindon-based companies looms large (except at First Great Western!)

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 06:26
MODEST gains were made in closing the gap between the average pay for men and women working at companies based in Swindon.
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'My godfathers it was nerve-wracking,' first BBC Wiltshire programme chief shares first broadcast in 1989

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 06:06
RADIO may have changed in 30 years but the core principals are the same, says BBC Wiltshire’s first programme manager.
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Friend enters lightweight boxing match to fight for friends life

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 06:06
A LIGHTWEIGHT amateur boxing match tonight will help a man fight for his life.
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Honda workers from continent discuss 'European-wide action' in solidarity with Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 06:05
TRADE unions representing Honda workers across Europe have pledged their support to the Save Honda Swindon campaign.
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Could Swindon local elections be held once every four years?

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 6, 2019 - 06:04
The prospect of elections for borough councillors in Swindon taking place just once every four years came one step closer when members voted unanimously for an exploratory report.
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