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Rats at Highworth sheltered housing ‘need sorting out NOW’

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2018 - 07:44
RATS at a council-owned sheltered housing scheme for the elderly in Highworth are making residents and neighbours lives a misery, one has claimed.
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It's A Level Results day - follow it live here

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2018 - 07:24
It's A Level Results day and we'll be bringing you all the news from across Swindon
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Poor light and rain make driving tricky - please take care

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2018 - 07:04
Poor light, heavy rain, standing water and spray are making driving conditions difficult in Swindon and Wiltshire this morning.
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Loco heads home to Swindon birthplace after 100 years

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2018 - 07:02
SWINDON will play musical locomotives next week when a GWR engine comes home to the place where it was built more than a century ago.
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Spitfire sculpture marks town's proud industrial past

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2018 - 07:02
The proud industrial and military heritage of Swindon has been beautifully marked by a new sculpture.
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'Most boring flats' councillor has ever seen get the green light

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2018 - 07:02
DESIGNS for a proposed block of flats are so boring that one councillor said she was happy they weren’t going to be built in her ward.
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We want your wonderful Wiltshire pictures - (and you want the brilliant prize)

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2018 - 06:43
Photographers have just over six weeks to get out among some of the most photogenic sites in Wiltshire and Swindon to snap up a brilliant prize.
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One toilet to 36,000 residents - only six public loos in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2018 - 06:03
There is only one public loo for every 36,000 people in Swindon, new figures have revealed.
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Bestselling book Lost Words inspires children's literacy trail around Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 16, 2018 - 00:10
MORE than 300 families in Swindon have ventured outdoors this summer to practise their communication and literacy skills.
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How to keep fit in the sunshine

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2018 - 19:01
Make the most of the sunny weather and take your fitness sessions outside, says Liz Connor.
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5 TOP TIPS FOR BEING A HAPPIER RENTER

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2018 - 18:02
Nobody dreams of renting a house forever - but if this is the situation you're in, you may as well make the most of it, says Abi Jackson.
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ON THE GRAPEVINE: And the winner is.... award winning wines

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2018 - 17:01
Sometimes what you’re looking for is right under your nose. And if you’re looking for a world-class wine, chances are, it’s in a supermarket near you.
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Men's Shed uses recycled wood to create amazing train 'planter'

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2018 - 16:39
What more appropriate place for a locomotive and engine could there be than Swindon’s Steam museum?
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ROBERT BUCKLAND: Harness power of technology

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2018 - 14:01
Here in Swindon, we have a higher than average number of digital businesses, so it is essential that we train, nurture and supply a pipeline of talent that can help this important part of the local economy to prosper. This week, Education Secretary Nick Gibb will set out plans to put technology at the heart of education, which is especially welcome news for Swindon as one of 16 ‘tech towns’.
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REVIEW: Evergreen farce of pathos and penury

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2018 - 13:16
There is nothing quite so timeless as a tale of family strife.
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Designer watches stolen in lunchtime burglary

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2018 - 13:03
BURGLARS ransacked a house stealing expensive designer watches, cameras and jewellery while the owners were out at lunch.
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Taking a tour of West Swindon's sculptures

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2018 - 12:25
THE best way to get to know a town is on foot, and ever since Secret Swindon author Angela Atkinson told me about the West Swindon Sculpture Tour, I've been intrigued to give it a try.
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One toilet for 36k people - town is losing its loos

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2018 - 12:23
There is only one public loo for every 36,00 people in Swindon, new figures have revealed.
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Calling all ex-pupils and staff of Commonweal School

Swindon Advertiser | News - August 15, 2018 - 12:03
A MAJOR reunion is being planned for ex-pupils and staff of one of Swindon’s best known schools.
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