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1 hr ago | Swindon Advertiser

Firefighters still at site of huge waste fire in Swindon this morning

And people with breathing problems loving near the site are still being warned to keep their windows closed, despite predictions of 26 degree Centigrade temperatires today.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Seven weeks seize up on A420

Shrivenham Parish councillor Sarah Day pictured at a sign warning drivers about the closure of the A420 between Swindon and Oxford for seven weeks starting tomorrow COMMUTERS are bracing themselves for almost two months of road chaos when a section of the A420 is closed from tomorrow.

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Plans drawn up to cut flood risk

A STRATEGY has been developed by the council to help manage flood risk in Swindon and is set to be approved later this year.

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Swindon Advertiser

Pizza delivery man 'raped teenager while giving her a lift home', court hears

A PIZZA delivery driver raped a 15-year-old girl after agreeing to give her a lift home when she was stranded alone on a night out, a jury has been told.

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Teen charged with sexual assault

Jeremy Van Der Sanden is said to have committed the alleged offence on Thursday, December 5 last year.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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BOWLS: National championship places up for grabs this weekend

The quarter and semi-finals of the county ladies national singles championship will be held at Spencer Melksham on Saturday , with the two players left standing claiming the county singles final berths at Westlecot and also a spot at Leamington in the national singles.

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Swindon Advertiser

Sky Rides outings aided cyclist, 76, after heart op

Roger Dyson, 76, gives credit to Swindon Sky Rides for his rapid return to full health just months after having to undergo heart surgery ROGER Dyson believes the Swindon Sky Rides have helped to get his health back on track, just months after he underwent heart surgery.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Skies lit up by storm - " and there's more on the way

MORE thunderstorms are expected to hit Swindon this weekend with a risk of flooding in the town and the rest of Wiltshire.

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Swindon Business News

Exclusive: Strong recovery for Swindon's commercial property market, report shows

Swindon's commercial property market is back on track after hitting the buffers during the recession, a major new report shows with the rail industry providing much of the growth.

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ou can do your bit to help the Gazette's Give us a chance appeal

Hundreds of scooter enthusiasts from all over the country rode into Pewsey on Friday evening for a weekend of family fun, music and talk of the heydays of Vespas and Lambrettas.

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Man cleared of groping teens

ROYAL Wootton Bassett man Stuart Roderick has been cleared of four charges of sexual activity with teenagers at a party last year.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Webb happy with Supermarine's opening fixtures

SWINDON Supermarine manager Dave Webb says that his side have been given a favourable start to the new season in Southern League Division One South and West.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Temporary fix to ease safety fears

The new crossings at the Regents Circus development and, inset, one of the stories the Adver has run on the problems experienced there SAFETY issues at the pedestrian crossing by the new Regent Circus development will be ironed out as the September 4 launch date of the complex approaches.

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Swindon Advertiser

Axe is set to fall on children's centres

Barnardo's Robert Le Kyng Children's Centre celebrating its 5th anniversary back in 2011.

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Martin's reels of treasure

MOST of us have seen them at one time or othera those grainy monochrome films that help define our nation: Winston Churchill resolutely striding through the blitzed streets of war-ravaged London, the Coronation of the Queen in all of its pomp and ceremony, the toothless grin of Nobby Stiles as he joyfully jigs around Wembley Stadium with the World ... (more)

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Dirty rats are sent packing in TV show

Come out, we have got you surrounded. Prokill gets ready to go in for an episode of How Safe is Your House? The new BBC One series How Safe Is Your House? is hosted by Angelica Bell and investigates household safety and poor workmanship.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Pair facing assault trial

A man and teenage woman are to face trial by judge and jury accused of carrying out a serious assault.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Jailed: Banned driver, 41, who fled from police with handcuff hanging from wrist

An ex-con on early release from prison fled from police with a handcuff hanging from his wrist after they tried to arrest him for a motoring matter An ex-con on early release from prison fled from police with a handcuff hanging from his wrist after they tried to arrest him for a motoring matter.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

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Stars sing praises of gospel choir's new CD

Famous gospel artists from South Africa, Zimbabwe and Swaziland helped Swindon Gospel Choir launch its CD at Park South Community Centre A CHOIR which puts the community at the heart of its music celebrated the official launch of its first CD at the weekend.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Fun day lives up to its name

It was the 11th year that the event had been held, and at least 2,000 residents, organisers, and visitors flocked to enjoy the music and entertainment on offer between 1.30pm and 5.30pm.

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