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Homeless thief stole goods worth thousands from Wilko

A HOMELESS thief who claimed he was stealing for survival has admitted shoplifting computer gear worth thousands of pounds from Wilko.
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TV stars tackle art and friendship in classic drama

Waiting to chat to Nigel Havers, Stephen Tompkinson and Denis Lawson on the first day of rehearsals for ART, I overhear a waitress detailing the ingredients of the soup of the day.
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Swindon musician fronts campaign against orchestra cuts

MUSICIAN Michael Kidd fronting a national campaign over cuts to orchestra funding that is seeing players leave the profession.
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Swindon Aids centre founder remembered

THE life of community figure and founder of Swindon’s HIV centre Tom Harris will be celebrated at his funeral on May 14.
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REJECTED: Bid for £12m funding for new museum fails

THE controversial £12m bid for a new museum and art gallery for Swindon has been rejected.
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We are the right party to govern Swindon, victorious Tories say

THE Conservatives have sought to reassert themselves as the only party that can govern Swindon following Labour’s failure to rob them of a single seat in Thursday’s election.
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Crossrail works cause bank holiday rail disruption

Planned work to upgrade the line between Reading and London Paddington is taking place.
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Teen's ROUNDERS bat will be destroyed by police

A TEENAGER'S rounders bat will be destroyed by order of magistrates.
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Chippy staff verbally abused by man who pushed food onto floor

STAFF at a Swindon chippy were verbally abused by a man who is now wanted by police.
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Air ambulance at Ashton Keynes motorcycle crash

AIR ambulance doctors were called to a motorcycle crash near Ashton Keynes.
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Russian spy poisoning: Watchdog backtracks over Novichok amount

An official statement from the watchdog contradicted information given by its director general.
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A419 crash leaves man, 78, with 'life-threatening' injuries

A PENSIONER has been left with life-threatening injuries after a crash on the A419.
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We've done it! Nursery gets outstanding rating after 15 years

IT'S taken 15 years and a lot of hard work but the nursery at Great Western Hospital has finally won an outstanding rating from inspectors.
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Petlife festival '18 welcome Kaiser Chiefs

Dogs take the lead at their own festival this weekend when their owners are invited to enjoy a musical feast featuring the Kaiser Chiefs, Jessie J and The Vamps.
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BUSINESS: Stores facing more scrutiny over merger

Sainsbury's £12 billion merger with Asda is facing further scrutiny after two parliamentary committees raised concerns over the impact on shop prices and suppliers.
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Letters: Friday, May 4, 2018

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, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.
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Cream teas and culture in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 4, 2018 - 13:03
The popular summer season of Culture and Cream Teas at the Richard Jefferies Museum kicks off this Sunday with a session called Matisse and the Art of Nature Cut-outs.
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Avoid calling 999 this weekend - ambulance chiefs

Swindon Advertiser | News - May 4, 2018 - 13:01
AMBULANCE chiefs have urged people to only call 999 in an emergency, as they battle bank holiday demand.
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