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TRUE LIFE: 'I can’t control what happens next - but I’m getting on with my life'

For many people diagnosed with cancer, hair loss is chemotherapy’s most dreaded side effect.
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TRUE LIFE: Having a chat...without ever saying a word

It is Friday night, the week is winding down and the weekend revving up, as people up and down the country head out to the pub for a drink and some friendly conversation.
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Moredon man blasts council after twisting ankle in pavement crack

A MAN who was injured after stepping into a large crack in the pavement while walking his dog believes the council is liable for his injury.
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Five-hour battle to put out recycling centre blaze

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 21, 2018 - 09:51
FIREFIGHTERS battled a blaze at the Cheney Manor household waste site for five hours early today.
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Four-car smash causes A419 delays

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 21, 2018 - 09:43
A four-car crash is causing delays for commuters on the A419 near Swindon
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UTC team prepares for Royal Navy Engineering challenge today

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 21, 2018 - 07:23
UTC Swindon students will be putting their engineering and teamwork skills to the test in a live scenario after successfully qualifying to take part in the Royal Navy Engineering challenge. Teams from across the UK were given a command brief to design an unmanned, powered, remotely operated system capable of clearing objects from the sea bed. After submitting design reports showing their proposed solution, a team from UTC Swindon was successful in being selected for the competition finals on 21st March.
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Teen stroke survivor will show who's boss as she takes on Resolution Run

A young stroke survivor from Swindon is taking on a charity run to improve the lives of others who have suffered the life-threatening medical condition.
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Campaigners respond to appeal against South Marston waste plant's rejection

A CAMPAIGN group protesting a proposed waste processing plant in South Marston says it will fight the developer’s appeal.
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Boost for education as Swindon is to become a 'Learning Town'

LIFELONG learning will be at the centre of a new initiative that is to be launched at Swindon Academy tomorrow.
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Teachers get on their bike for Sport Relief

THE second day of the Swindon Schools’ Sport Relief challenge kicked off with a 20-mile cycle around the town, taking in some familiar sights.
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OBJECT OF THE WEEK: Plessey commemorative Knight

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery artefact of the week: Plessey commemorative knight
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Gustoso takes its bad weather charitable venture a step further

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2018 - 19:02
INSPIRED by the bout of bed weather to give those less fortunate a helping hand, an Old Town bistro owner has taken her charitable venture a step further.
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REVIEW: Sharp depiction of renegade politicians running amok in the House

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2018 - 18:55
Braying politicos getting into fisticuffs, braying a renegade MP swinging the Commons' mace about and a corrupt backbencher faking his own death – welcome to Westminster circa 1970.
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Trowbridge house fire death 'treated as murder'

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - March 20, 2018 - 18:44
Police have just released the identity of Agnieszka Swierczynska-Jaros, who died in January.
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Care homes named in the top 20 across the whole South West

TWO Swindon care homes have been chosen by residents and their families in the top 20 in the South West.
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Spy poisoning: Russian diplomats leave UK

Around 80 people, including 23 diplomats and their families, flew out of the UK on Tuesday.
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TASTE TALK: No frills fishy dishes

Rick and Katie Toogood really know their seafood. Ella Walker meets the duo to talk no-frills fish and food memories.
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Charity gets key to new airbase

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2018 - 17:56
THE Wiltshire Air Ambulance landed for the first time yesterday on the helipad at the charity’s new airbase.
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Cllr Foley defends closure of children's centres amid fears that people are 'drowning'

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2018 - 17:31
PEOPLE are “drowning” and those desperate for help are not getting the assistance they so badly need, a councillor has said.
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Swindon's girl's battle with brain tumour to be shown on Bake-Off tonight

Swindon Advertiser | News - March 20, 2018 - 17:14
A SWINDON family whose 10-year-old daughter died from a brain tumour will feature in The Great Stand Up To Cancer Bake Off tonight on Channel 4.
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