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Darts player subjected to horrifying failed robbery that saw him slammed into a bus stop

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 6, 2019 - 05:09
A PAIR of robbers stole a darts player’s tobacco then tried to sell it back to him in a bid to make him get out his wallet.
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Young children from Swindon's poorest families will be left hungry and cold this Christmas

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 6, 2019 - 05:09
SCORES of Swindon children will be left cold and hungry this Christmas because their families cannot afford the basics during the school holidays.
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MEET THE CANDIDATES: The four hopefuls vying for votes in North Wiltshire

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 6, 2019 - 05:06
TWO candidates in the North Wiltshire constituency at the general election on December 12 are going head to head again.
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Swindon Town mascot competition hopeful wants to make bullies jealous

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 6, 2019 - 05:05
FOOTBALL-CRAZY Ryan Hargrave is hoping to finish a tough year on a high by leading his Swindon Town heroes onto the field on Boxing Day.
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WHAT YOU SAID: Bus shelter mistakenly placed in a cycle lane

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 6, 2019 - 05:05
A bus shelter on Marlborough Road was mistakenly built on the cycle lane six months ago but has yet to be moved.
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Stratton petition will not stop Nythe Road junction widening plans

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 6, 2019 - 05:04
Campaigners who live on a major route into the centre of Swindon are not happy at the borough council’s response to their pleas.
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Candidates to be grilled on climate crisis at hustings

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 6, 2019 - 05:04
Environmental groups in Swindon have joined together to host a climate hustings.
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Swindon entrepreneur hopes to help Wiltshire businesses get connected

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 6, 2019 - 05:04
A NEW business launched in Swindon to help firms in poorly-connected areas of the county link up, get online and overcome technical issues.
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Taxi marshals in Swindon town centre will help keep revellers safe

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 6, 2019 - 05:03
TAXI marshals will help keep revellers safe in the town centre over Christmas.
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South Swindon candidates say yes to non-binary passports

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 6, 2019 - 05:02
One of the more unusual questions at this week's BBC Hustings brought a rare moment of unity – and brevity – from all three South Swindon candidates.
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Swindon teen wins British figure skating championship

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 6, 2019 - 05:01
Skater Arabella Sear-Watkins beat injury to grace the ice at the British Figure Skating Championships and make history by following in her mother’s tracks.
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Controlling boyfriend who marched ex out of hospital avoids jail

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 6, 2019 - 04:03
AN '"EVIL" brute marched his girlfriend out of hospital the day after she had given birth – leaving the day-old boy in the maternity ward.
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Tickets still available for Swindon Pinter double bill

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2019 - 19:41
TICKETS are still available for a new Harold Pinter double bill at Artsite in Theatre Square.
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A run among the Christmas lights of Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2019 - 19:36
THE latest in our series of running routes supplied by Swindon Striders has a seasonal theme.
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Rocking for our military heroes at Swindon's Wyvern Theatre

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2019 - 19:35
ROCK For Heroes began and played its first few dates in late 2017.
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Christmas fun and railway fashion in the Swindon of long ago

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2019 - 19:33
POST-war austerity meant money was tight for many people as Christmas of 1951 approached - but nobody was about to let this spoil the fun.
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Bikers met in Swindon and claimed their rights

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2019 - 19:31
OUR picture was taken in 1981 at Blagrove, which was far less built-up than it is now.
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Locating Novichok in Salisbury was like finding 'invisible ink'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 5, 2019 - 19:24
Gp Capt Jason Davies was speaking after being appointed OBE at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
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Election day sees temperature drop with snowy possibilities

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2019 - 19:02
Voters heading out on election day should be braced for a cold snap.
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Two motorbikes seized in Walcot

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 5, 2019 - 18:50
Two motorbikes have been seized by police in the Walcot area.
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