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Wiltshire Council overspent by £4.5m on special needs education

SPIRALLING costs for children with special educational needs will be investigated after Wiltshire Council called in consultants to pull the authority out of a £4.5m overspend.
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£16m injection for Honda supply chain

Millions of pounds have been set aside by government to help companies in the Honda supply chain.
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Ramblers' latest route through breathtaking scenery and history

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 17:30
Swindon Ramblers have devoted more than six decades to preserving and promoting the joys of the Wiltshire countryside.
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County Lines and Modern Slavery Conference is hailed a success

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 17:16
A one-day conference looking at how to protect vulnerable children and adults against drug gangs and human trafficking has been hailed a success.
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Gyles Brandreth heading for Swindon with tales of the famous

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 17:14
Former MP turned actor, Gyles Brandreth, has moonwalked with Michael Jackson and learned the art of eyebrow acting with Roger Moore.
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Make sure you register to vote by NEXT Friday

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 17:01
Adults have just over a week to make sure that they are able to vote in this year's local election.
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Plan for storage of solar power to run waste recycling plant

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 17:00
More than 90 per cent of Swindon’s unrecyclable household waste is turned into fuel for energy at the Waterside Park plant.
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Police stop 60 vehicles during a road safety operation in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 16:50
DRIVERS were stopped by police during a road safety operation in Swindon.
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The average adult thinks they'll pay £335,000 for their 'forever home'

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 16:44
THE average adult would be willing to pay more than £335,000 for their 'forever home', a study has found.
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Latest traffic news

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 16:24
One lane closed due to lorry having a tyre changed on the M4 westbound from Junction 14 A338 to Junction 15 A346 Marlborough Road.
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Commercial Road takeaway shut down by council food hygiene inspectors

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 16:20
A takeaway restaurant was forcibly shut down by Swindon Borough Council because it had no hot water. But staff hadn’t thought this was a problem.
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How to keep the kids occupied during the school holidays

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 15:16
1 Putting a little extra bounce into the Easter holidays is never a problem in Swindon thanks to the Link Centre. Or, if the large trampoline park with an assortment of fun features doesn’t appeal, other family activities include a large and well-maintained ice rink and a variety of swimming sessions and lessons tailored for people of all abilities. Full details cab be found at www.better.org.uk/leisure-centre/swindon/the-link-centre/activities
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'This injunction sends a clear message street drinking will not be tolerated'

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 14:45
AN INJUNCTION banning five street drinkers from four town centre hangouts shows such behaviour will not be tolerated, inSwindon boss Di Powell has said.
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Letters to the Editor: "Food shortages will be a good thing as it will reduce the country obesity problem"

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 14:18
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, Unit 1 and 2 Richmond House, Edison Park, Swindon, SN3 3RB. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Camera club captures the essence of life in all its variety

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 14:01
These pages showcase some of the amazing images being sent in by the members of our new Swindon Camera Club. If you’d like to join the club – and be in with a chance of winning a £50 T4 Cameras voucher for the Picture of the Month – you first need to register by emailing ian.parker@wiltshire.newsquest.co.uk.
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Honda: Business Secretary cancels task force visit because of Brexit

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 13:49
Business Secretary Greg Clark has cancelled his visit to Swindon to chair the next meeting of the Honda task group at the last minute.
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Village farm's barns could become smart houses

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 12:08
Modern farm buildings could be knocked down and traditional barns converted and extended to create five luxury homes in a village near Swindon if new plans are approved.
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Morrisons introduces paper carrier bags in all stores

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 11:38
Morrisons announces its eco-friendly move to offer 20p paper bags in bid to reduce the use of plastic.
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Gazette focusses on local on-patch reporting following office move

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 09:01
THE Gazette and Herald has moved house this week, leaving the building in Duke Street, Trowbridge, which had been home to its sister paper the Wiltshire Times for over 170 years, to relocate to modern offices.
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Mental health support teams will be visiting schools to help children deal with stress and anxiety

Swindon Advertiser | News - April 4, 2019 - 08:11
NEW mental health support teams will be introduced at local schools to help students cope with stress and anxiety.
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