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Hate crime is up in Wiltshire - but police say people are more confident reporting it

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2018 - 06:33
AN increase in reports of hate crime has been welcomed by Wiltshire Police because it says the figures show victims are more confident in coming forward.
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Plans to make former Highworth bank into flats

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2018 - 06:33
A FORMER bank could be returned to its original state of accommodation, at least in part, if plans are given the go ahead.
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Boss of Taj Mahal will face licensing panel again

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2018 - 06:30
A restaurateur from Swindon could be facing the councillors who revoked his licence for the second time in less than a month.
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Penhill man aimed loaded crossbow at partner in brutal attack

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2018 - 06:27
JEALOUS Ian Brinkley threatened his partner with a loaded crossbow after attacking her in front of their children.
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Four men arrested in Swindon after county lines gang operation

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2018 - 06:05
A COUNTY lines gang in Swindon has been arrested following a week-long operation by police.Four men were arrested yesterday in the operation which seized 64 wraps of crack cocaine as well as knuckle dusters and £1,000 in cash.A 24-year-old from Swindon was arrested on suspicion of supplying class A drugs, a 23-year-old, named as Nevo Aguira, from London, was arrested on the same charge and remanded in custody.
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Commuters have mixed responses to cancellations after powerline accident closes London Paddington

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2018 - 06:05
COMMUTERS faced an entire day of cancellations yesterday after London Paddington closed following an accident which brought down overhead lines near Slough.
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Tech giant Apple invests in Swindon silicon chip facility in £460m deal

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2018 - 06:03
TECH giant Apple has signed a contract with a Swindon silicon chip design team in a £460m deal.
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Swindon-based GEL studios shortlisted for national digital tech award

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2018 - 06:03
Swindon-based web and graphics design agency GEL Studios is in the running to become Ecommerce Developer of the Year at the 2018 Digital Entrepreneur Awards.
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Near-fatal bike crash victim to compete in Invictus Games this Sunday

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2018 - 06:02
A MOTORBIKE crash victim and former soldier who lost his right arm and shoulder is travelling to Sydney to compete in the fourth Invictus Games on Sunday.
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Company wants to build path round dangerous corner for staff

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2018 - 05:14
STAFF who walk to work at a Swindon company, and who have to either mix with traffic, or battle an obstacle course to get to the office, might soon have a safer route in to their desk.
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£770,000 boost will help tackle GWH bed-blockers

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 18, 2018 - 04:33
A £770,000 cash boost could help tackle the problem of so-called bed-blockers at GWH.
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It's a kind of magic from Ali Cook

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2018 - 21:00
With Ali Cook’s new tour, Principles Of Deception, his mission is simple: to give audiences some wonders and illusions that they have never seen before.
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Tips on how to tackle nasty coughs

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2018 - 19:16
Those irritating cough symptoms can be notoriously difficult to shake. Liz Connor asks an expert for advice.
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Tips on how to tackle nasty coughs

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2018 - 19:16
Those irritating cough symptoms can be notoriously difficult to shake. Liz Connor asks an expert for advice.
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It's OK to be a mum and have a career

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2018 - 18:16
Balancing work and life can be tough, but author and working mum Christine Armstrong has some tips for getting it right. Lisa Salmon reports.
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Football street skills on show at Swindon Town

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2018 - 17:27
SWINDON Town Football Club has teamed up with Wiltshire Council for a series of Kick It Out events during the October half-term with a chance for youngsters to play in a half-time final at the County Ground next month.
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Rewind: New technology and a buy royal

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2018 - 16:18
SWINDON had a royal visitor this week half a century ago.
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Commuters to face more disruption on trains after Paddington closure

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2018 - 16:06
RAIL disruption which caused misery to commuters going to work looks set to continue into the evening.
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Paddington station: Passengers face major disruption

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - October 17, 2018 - 16:02
A train rips into overhead cables on a test run, stopping services in and out of Paddington.
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REWIND: No pane no gain for steely Ron

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 17, 2018 - 15:55
OUR main photograph first appeared in the Adver in the spring of 1980.
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