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A week of art, altitude and aliens for readers of the Adver

January 18, 2019 - 19:31
THIS week in 1975 the Adver interviewed a 24-year-old actor called Simon Jones, whose parents lived near Wootton Bassett.
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He knew he was never going to be Alec Guinness or Sean Connery

January 18, 2019 - 19:08
THE slight inconvenience of having died in 1983 doesn’t prevent beloved actor John Le Mesurier from playing to packed houses.
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Snow White is no grumpy fairytale

January 18, 2019 - 18:11
It's panto time again! Of yes it is! Just when you thought it was all over the Tiverton Players take to the stage to cheer up the dark, cold nights of January.
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Ska punk band Slagerij say thanks to fans

January 18, 2019 - 18:08
Slagerij have just released a new EP called Serious Fun and they will be playing tracks from the EP tonight at their home town gig.
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Swindon homeless can get a bed tonight as council triggers severe weather protocol

January 18, 2019 - 17:17
ROUGH sleepers can get emergency accommodation in Swindon tonight.
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Keeping us in the picture

January 18, 2019 - 17:15
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 Love to Shop voucher for the Picture of the Month – you first need to register by emailing ian.parker@wiltshire.newsquest.co.uk.
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Have your say on police chief's plans to up your council bill £24 (it'll pay for extra officers)

January 18, 2019 - 16:48
POLICE and crime commissioner Angus Macpherson urged people to have their say on proposals to increase the amount each household pays to the police.
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How to holiday like an A-lister

January 18, 2019 - 16:35
Virgin Holidays' new Departure Beach is the Caribbean island's latest star attraction. Priya Joshi joins the launch party for a VIP vacation.
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I rediscovered how much I loved directing

January 18, 2019 - 16:06
Actors from The Quirky Bird Theatre fly into Swindon tomorrow for a night of comedy theatre.
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'I'm not going to give up now,' mum carries on the fight to raise £120k to save son's legs

January 18, 2019 - 15:27
A MUM from Swindon is fighting to raise money for pioneering surgery to save her sons legs.
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Knife-point robbery suspect still at-large after incident at Pinehurst store

January 18, 2019 - 14:03
DETECTIVES are still on the trail of a woman who attempted to rob a store assistant at knife point.
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Letters to the Editor: "Don’t insult true, honest socialists"

January 18, 2019 - 14:01
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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Van driver tried to lure 11-year-old girl into vehicle in Eldene

January 18, 2019 - 13:43
A WHITE van man attempted to lure a young girl into his vehicle.
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CAGED: Four Swindon men jailed by the courts this week

January 18, 2019 - 13:20
Here are some of the Swindon criminals jailed this week...
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Buses replace trains in Swindon this weekend as Network Rail improve tracks

January 18, 2019 - 12:38
TRACK improvements between Swindon and Didcot Parkway are expected to cause headaches for rail customers this weekend.
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CCTV: Fur coat wearing theft suspect sought over £70 booze raid on John Lewis

January 18, 2019 - 12:12
BOOZE was snatched from John Lewis at Home.
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Gorse Hill road closed as hole appears in tarmac

January 18, 2019 - 11:50
A HOLE has opened in a Gorse Hill road, closing it to traffic.
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Duke of Edinburgh crash: What are the rules for older drivers?

January 18, 2019 - 11:40
THE Duke of Edinburgh's car crash at the age of 97 has prompted debate around the safe age of drivers.
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Fire service criticise poor parking after difficulty responding to 999 call in Swindon last night

January 18, 2019 - 11:39
POOR parking delayed firefighters as they raced to a 999 call.
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Cooper Tires confirm 300 workers to go by autumn

January 18, 2019 - 11:20
COOPER Tires in Melksham have confirmed that they will be going ahead with plans to cut 300 jobs at their Melksham factory and stop making light vehicle tyres there by this autumn, moving production abroad.
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