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POLL: Did you vote - and if not, why not?

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 10:13
SWINDON went to the polls yesterday - or at least some of us did.
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Why you might have spotted a free bouquets of flowers around town on Friday

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 10:04
IF you head out into town today you might be one of the lucky people heading home with a free bouquet of beautiful flowers.
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Swindon council election - ALL THE RESULTS AND WINNERS

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 09:36
THE results are in - and it has been as good night for the Conservatives in Swindon.
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Cannabis haul worth £1,000 found after police pull over driver

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 08:41
A ROUTINE patrol has found a suspected dealer's stash of cannabis worth around £1,000.
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TRAFFIC: Friday morning bulletin

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 08:05
Here's the latest from the roads this morning.
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Stratton councillors praised for 90 years of combined service

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 07:04
HUSBAND and wife councillors have stepped down after more than 90 years of combined service.
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Academy in special measures after damning Ofsted report's Inadequate rating

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 07:03
AN ACADEMY in Blunsdon led by a headteacher who found the role “overwhelming” has gone into special measures after Ofsted inspectors criticised its use of funding, a lack of accountability from governors and poor behaviour management.
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Medical staff are voting on strike action over restructure

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 07:03
MEDICAL staff across the county are being balloted on strike action after the mental health trust they work for proposed a major restructure.
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Wiltshire Police received good grades from government inspectors in new report

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 07:03
WILTSHIRE Police received good grades from inspectors in a new report.
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Free prostate cancer screening in Highworth tomorrow

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 07:03
FREE screenings for prostate cancer are being held in Highworth tomorrow by a charity set up in memory of Kevin Logan.
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Marlborough man's bird picture is a winner

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 07:01
MARLBOROUGH photographer Trevor Pinchen has won a national photography competition with value homes and garden retailer wilko.
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Denise Plummer's Farming Diary

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 07:01
WHAT a shock! The hot, sunny weather we all enjoyed over the Easter weekend soon gave way to a cold, damp, cloudy and towards the end a very windy week of weather. From a BBQ on Easter Sunday, with temperatures reaching 25C to temperatures down nearer 12C, with the gale force winds making it feel really cold. How all the animals cope, when unlike us they cannot take off or put on some extra layers, I do not know.
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Carer Support needs your help to boost Wiltshire carers

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 07:01
VOLUNTEERING can be a fantastic way to learn new skills and meet people and Carer Support Wiltshire are hugely grateful to those who give up their time to help us. Without the volunteers we have working with us we couldn’t operate effectively in a direct way to support the unpaid carers we are helping. Volunteers help to prevent carers from reaching crisis point.
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Colleagues pay tribute to "much-loved" Swindon journalist

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 06:10
A SWINDON journalist who died after being hit by a train will be 'sorely missed' by her colleagues.
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Wiltshire firms turning to digital lenders over banks, reveals report

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 06:05
FIRMS in Wiltshire are increasingly turning to digital lenders to grow their business, according to a report by peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle.
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Six decades of political experience goes as 7 councillors step down

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 06:03
A TOTAL of 59 years of experience will be lost to Swindon now the local elections are completed.
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LOCAL ELECTION: A night of triumph for Conservatives

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 06:02
Not many saw a night of quiet triumph for Swindon’s Conservatives coming.
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Students are made up to be part of Swindon fashion show

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 06:02
A FASHION show will give make-up students a chance to get a real-life experience in the rag trade.
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'It's not just the winners who have their lives changed,' People's Postcode lottery streets revealed

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 06:02
MILLIONS of pounds was shared out among households in Swindon last week thanks to the People's Postcode Lottery.
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Bride-to-be raises £2,500 running London Marathon for Macmillan Cancer Support

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 3, 2019 - 06:02
Tara Kinsella, from Covingham, raised £2,500 running the 2019 London Marathon.
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