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'We want Multi-Cultural Festival to become Swindon's Glastonbury'

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 15, 2019 - 05:16
THE organiser of a new festival in Swindon hopes it could become the town's very own Glastonbury.
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'We carry on' - Swindon Lib Dems not blue despite lack of yellow on map

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 15, 2019 - 05:15
AN electoral map of south west England – at least in local authority terms – shows some unfamiliar splashes of yellow surrounding Swindon.
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Wiltshire worst in region for mobile use at the wheel

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 15, 2019 - 05:06
WILTSHIRE is the worst county in the south west for drivers using their mobile phone at the wheel.
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Cancer mum to shave head in show of solidarity

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 15, 2019 - 05:06
A SWINDON mum whose world has been 'turned upside down' by cancer will shave her head this weekend in show of solidarity with fellow sufferers.
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FACE-TO-FACE: Army veteran meets couple who saved his life after park collapse

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 15, 2019 - 05:04
FORMER army officer Brian Corrigan says he owes his life to the hero who performed crucial CPR after he collapsed in a Swindon park while exercising his puppy.
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ROBERT BUCKLAND: Swindon is still a great place to do business

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 15, 2019 - 05:04
Like many of us here in town, I am frustrated and concerned following the announcement made by Honda this week, confirming that the Swindon plant will close in 2021.
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New hope for outdoor education centres

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 15, 2019 - 05:04
CAMPAIGNERS who fought to stop Wiltshire Council from Oxenwood and Braeside outdoor education centres say they are confident new groups will be found to run both sites.
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Awards celebrate achievements of children in care

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 15, 2019 - 05:03
Children and young people who have been under the care of Swindon Borough Council came together to mark their achievements at two events.
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Honda: Swindon workers and plant 'perfect for engineering firms'

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 15, 2019 - 05:03
Honda workers and its plant, would be ideal for other engineering firms to take on the local development organisation has said.
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Swindon dad diagnosed with skin cancer backs hospital's sun safety campaign

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 15, 2019 - 05:01
AN OLD Town dad treated for skin cancer has backed a hospital campaign to get people to check themselves for signs of the disease.
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MENTAL HEALTH: Art helped saved these Swindon men's lives

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 15, 2019 - 05:01
A GLOVED fist smashes out from a white canvas. But the hand, enclosed in a red boxing glove, isn’t trying to land a punch - it’s reaching out.
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'Wellbeing wagon' to visit Wiltshire police stations in force health push

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 15, 2019 - 05:01
A WELLBEING wagon will tour police stations around Wiltshire as part of a force bid to boost officers' mental and physical wellbeing.
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POLL: Waste campaign aims to make recycling efficient

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 15, 2019 - 05:00
A MONTH-LONG campaign to help Swindon Borough Council’s recycling crews sort residents’ waste quickly and more efficiently has been launched.
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One street, one day, two planning victories for council

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 14, 2019 - 17:02
THEY live on the same road and now they have something else in common, they've lost a planning appeal.
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Reports of criminal damage and attempted burglaries at Walcot nursery and community centre

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 14, 2019 - 16:23
VANDALS tried to burgle and damage a nursery and community centre in Walcot.
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Prolific burglar jailed for over three years after breaking into Blunsdon house

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 14, 2019 - 14:48
A PROLIFIC burglar has been jailed for more than three years after pleading guilty to breaking into a house in Blunsdon shortly after being released from prison.
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'Do not feed it to your baby' - Warning over baby food containing pieces of rubber

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 14, 2019 - 14:14
A POPULAR brand of baby food is recalling one of its products due to fears it might contain pieces of rubber.
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Letters to the Editor: "The skill set of the EU negotiation team far excelled those of their UK counterparts"

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 14, 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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Editor who gave Adver 'a spring clean' dies aged 86

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 14, 2019 - 12:50
A FORMER editor of the Swindon Advertiser, Jim Worsdale, has died at the age of 86.
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ITV urged to cancel Jeremy Kyle show after participant's death

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 14, 2019 - 12:46
ITV has been urged to end broadcasts of the Jeremy Kyle Show for good after the apparent suicide of a man who failed a lie-detector test on the programme.
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