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Youth festival celebrates another year of success for literature lovers

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 3, 2019 - 05:03
FOR 12 years, the Swindon Youth Festival of Literature has aimed to instil a lifelong love of reading and writing in pupils around the town.
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STEVE N ALLEN: Fighting back against Black Friday

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 3, 2019 - 05:03
Black Friday isn't a thing.
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Dorcan Pavilion will be knocked down after community groups fail to save it

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 3, 2019 - 05:02
A DERELICT building described as an ‘embarrassment to the parish’ will be demolished after offers from community groups to use it were not deemed enough to cover renovation costs.
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56 people in Wiltshire face Christmas on waiting list for organ transplant

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 3, 2019 - 05:02
MORE than 50 people in Wiltshire have a lifesaving gift on their Christmas list this year.
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Brook Field Primary School receives grant to build new fitness ground

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 3, 2019 - 05:02
OBESITY is being tackled by a primary school which received a grant to build its own fitness ground.
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Swindon & Wiltshire Pride festival to return to Old Town in 2020

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 3, 2019 - 05:02
THE Swindon & Wiltshire Pride festival will return for its 12th year next summer.
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Climate change expert calls for action from Swindon Borough Council

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 3, 2019 - 05:02
The environmental expert asked to brief Swindon councillors on the dangers of climate change is calling for action rather than words from the local authority.
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South Western Railway strike: 27-day walk out begins

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - December 2, 2019 - 18:36
It follows a row over guards on South Western Railway services, which run from London Waterloo.
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Dogs, cats and guinea pigs rescued from fire in Westlea

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 2, 2019 - 17:29
FIREFIGHTERS rescued two dogs, two guinea pigs and two cats after being called to a fire in Westlea.
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Drivers injured in road rage fight

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 2, 2019 - 16:58
POLICE received reports of a road rage incident on Drakes Way.
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Kiddies Kingdom in Mothercare takeover talks

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 2, 2019 - 14:43
BOSSES at independent nursery retailer Kiddies Kingdom have put forward plans which could see the company takeover Mothercare's best performing stores.
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Teenager injured after ‘being chased by moped rider’ in Park North

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 2, 2019 - 14:23
A TEENAGE boy suffered injuries to his chest and leg in a suspected assault in Park North.
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Letters to the Editor: "Only the two non-political people made any effort to offer understandable answers"

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 2, 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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Letters to the Editor: "The funding crisis in our schools is a scandal"

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 2, 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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Mistakes to avoid when decorating your house for Christmas

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 2, 2019 - 13:33
Judging by all the photos on social media over the weekend, many of you have already got your Christmas decorations up and trees adorned with baubles and lights.
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What will happen when the Queen dies?

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 2, 2019 - 12:47
THE Queen was trending on Twitter last night as rumours spread that she had died, when she in fact had not.
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Five women injured as stiletto used in early-hours attack outside Subway

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 2, 2019 - 12:00
A WOMAN needed medical treatment after being attacked with a stiletto heel.
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WANTED: Police on the hunt for burglary suspect as Christmas campaign begins

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 2, 2019 - 10:38
POLICE are on the hunt for one of Swindon's most wanted suspects.
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Fleeing Swindon paedophile led police on 22 mile chase

Swindon Advertiser | News - December 2, 2019 - 09:20
A FUGITIVE paedophile led police on an 80mph car chase through Swindon in a bid to evade justice.
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