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1 hr ago | Swindon Advertiser

Driver arrested

NORTH SWINDON: Officers patrolling North Swindon caught a disqualified driver yesterday after they saw him drive his car through a red light in Thamesdown Drive.

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3 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

the List: 10 things to do around Swindon this Bank Holiday weekend

WITH the last Bank Holiday weekend of the year almost upon us, we bring you a list of 10 things to do in and around Swindon.

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6 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Building bites the dust as plans progress

DEMOLITION of the former Zarlink site on Cheney Manor Industrial Estate began this week, as Clearwater Properties moves forward with its plans for 35 business units there.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Wounding trial: Man found guilty of Devizes knife attack

A man who stabbed a former bouncer outside a town centre pub has been told to expect a jail term.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Petition in call for 'baby blues' review

THE family of Emma Cadywould is using her fighting spirit as inspiration to continue in their pursuit for change in care and treatment for postnatal depression.

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Swindon Advertiser

A sad farewell to much-loved Anne

THE Arkell family has paid tribute to Anne Arkell, the mother of chairman James and the wife of former chairman Peter, after she died earlier this month.

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Swindon Business News

Swindon's Regent Circus sold for A 40.5m to the owners of The Parade shopping centre

Swindon's yet-to-open Regent Circus leisure and retail development has been sold for 40.5m nearly 8m more than the price it was on the market for.

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Swindon Advertiser

Brian made the nudes big-time

Brian Hamley with some of the nude and semi-nude artwork at the Wyvern Theatre in 1975 that so outraged some members of the theatre's club who unsuccessfully demanded their removal "ON this day in 1957," the Advertiser dutifully reported a couple of Saturdays ago, "Brian F Hamley of Southampton Street, Swindon caught an 8lb 4oz bronze bream in ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Woman's plea after Regent Circus accident

CHANGES need to be made to the pedestrian crossings in Regent Circus before someone is seriously injured, according to a woman who was knocked down by a car there yesterday.

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Messenger Newspapers

Nato summit 'unchartered territory'

The officer in charge of one of the largest security operations in British history at the forthcoming Nato summit in Wales has said the high-profile event is "completely unchartered territory" for UK policing.

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Swindon Advertiser

Live News

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault outside the Mailcoach, at approximately 1.20am on August 16. More to follow.

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Swindon Advertiser

Building up to double profits

Following the end of the first quarter, Nationwide, which is the country's biggest customer-owned lender and has it's headquarters in Pipers Way, has announced that profits for the first quarter are more than double what they were at the end of the first quarter in 2013.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Call to stop road's red light jumpers

A PETITION has been set up calling for the introduction of red light cameras along Thamesdown Drive to prevent further accidents.

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Marine are the comeback kings

MIDFIELDER Chris Taylor insisted Swindon Supermarine's season 'starts now' after their stunning comeback to beat Shortwood 4-3 on Saturday.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Women pass on rugby skills at open day

A rugby event for girls at Swindon Supermarine was held to celebrate the Women's World Cup Final on Sunday WOMEN inspired by the England team's World Cup displays learnt some new skills at an open day held by Supermarine Rugby Club.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Teenager admits he had sex with a child

A TEENAGER from Swindon has admitted two counts of sexual offences with a girl under the age of 16 after skipping police bail.

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Pair deny violence after home match

TWO of five men accused of taking part in football violence after a Swindon Town home clash with Bristol City late last year will stand trial in January.

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The Business Journal

Labcon leases large Petaluma facility to Synergy Health

Labcon, a manufacturer of disposable laboratory equipment based in Petaluma, today released plans to lease a 31,000-square-foot building to Synergy Health, which provides electron-beam sterilization services to health organizations.

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Family thanks social media after missing Haydon Wick man found safe and well

MISSING Haydon Wick man Christopher Mead returned to his family last night, calling off a search which had begun yesterday morning.

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Swindon Advertiser

Solar farm is to go ahead

MORE than 1,000 homes will benefit from a new source of renewable energy after Swindon Council waved through plans for a new solar farm near Stanton Fitzwarren.

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