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Burst main leaves 30 houses without water in Dixon Street

THIRTY houses are without water in Dixon Street and streams are flowing across surrounding roads after a main burst outside Swindon Moravian Church last night.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Let's not forget the true meaning of Easter

FOR some Easter is a time to enjoy an extended break and feast on chocolate but for others it holds far greater significance.

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Swindon Advertiser

Having last laugh on a cruel trickster

Enjoyng every minute of life, members of Swindon Stroke Support Group. Pictured are Peter Berrisford, sitting, back - left to right - Lilian Monk, Gerold Stephenson, Shirley Sofflet, Jackie Hirst, Pat Berrisford, John Messenger, Ivor Hancock and Lin H We've all met one; they hide their innate sadism behind an inane grin, and seldom get the thorough ... (more)

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New road may leave villagers stranded

RESIDENTS in Wanborough fear that a new road to ease traffic from the Eastern Villages development will segregate them from the rest of the village.

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Swindon Business News

Jobs to go as Triumph announces closure of its outsourced Swindon warehouse

Lingerie firm Triumph International is to close its Swindon distribution centre with the loss of around 70 jobs four years after it outsourced the operation to a major US logistics group.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Woman found dead in River Coln at Bibury named as Helen Lesley Jones from Swindon

A WOMAN who was found dead in the River Coln at Bibury after attending a wedding in the village has been named as Helen Lesley Jones.

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Two men pleaded guilty to burglary at Swindon Crown Court

A MAN caught again selling crack cocaine to an undercover police officer has walked free from court after a judge told him it may be harder than going to jail.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Good news for newest pupils

TWO per cent of parents in Swindon will be able to send their children to their first choice of primary school in September.

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Swindon Advertiser

Deadline extended for Honda workers

PRODUCTION staff at Honda in South Marston are being allowed another week to decide if they wish to apply for voluntary redundancy at the firm, which is cutting jobs in May. The deadline for applications is now 5pm on Tuesday, April 22. The 11-day extension aims to encourage more staff to apply.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Building up student experience early on

Work started earlier this year on a new bricklaying and construction centre at the college which is hoped will help it to provide workers to meet the growing local demand.

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Going great guns for family fun day

FORMER soldier Mike Buss has big plans for this year's Swindon Armed Forces Day and hopes thousands of people will support it.

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Hundreds pack church to bid farewell to Italian matriarch

HUNDREDS of family and friends paid an emotional farewell to Swindon matriarch Maria Vitale at her funeral, which took place at Holy Rood Catholic Church yesterday.

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The Independent

Conservative mayor, who sparked outrage by describing disabled people as 'mongols', resigns

Mr Martin, who had previous apologised, was the subject of complaints from two Labour councillors after making the comments during a meeting last year Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Woman caught up in scam on pensioner

A WOMAN who tried to cash a cheque for some rogue traders after they fleeced a 91-year-old woman has walked free from court.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Regent Circus on schedule for autumn

A LEISURE complex in the heart of Swindon is now taking shape ahead of a grand opening later this year.

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Bus firm forced to increase its fares

Single fares will go up by 10p to A 1.40 for one zone and A 2 for two zones and an adult Dayrider will increase by 10p to A 3.70.

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Pub disappointed at 'tube station' map oversight

THE CHURCHILL pub in Royal Wootton Bassett is disappointed at being left out of a 'tube station' map of watering holes.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Paperboy joy after wheel generosity

Swindon Cycles have donated a bicycle to Adver delivery boy Sam Robinson, who had his bike stolen.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Live News: 11/4/14

The comments section is raging against Mayor Nick Martin following his apology over remarks he made about diasbled people having sex.

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Deportation in drug case

A Vietnamese man tried to convince police he was Portuguese when they caught him with dozens of plants for a cannabis farm.

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