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Bell won't toll on historic artefacts
THE developer behind moves to call time on what is believed to be Swindon's oldest pub with a A 500,000 conversion scheme has pledged to respect its history and heritage.
4 hrs ago
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Tragedies lead to call for driving restrictions
YOUNG drivers should undergo more rigorous training and perhaps face driving restrictions in a bid to prevent accidents, the Swindon's MPs have said in the wake of two road tragedies.
Wed May 22, 2013
Crunch meeting to protect arts centre
A GROUP supporting the Arts Centre in Old Town is holding a meeting to try to establish a new group to potentially take over the running of the facility.
The Otago Daily Times
Hare Krishna faith really is 'a science'
His Holiness Janananda Swami dishes up a $3 Hare Krishna lunch to Rika Takeda at the Otago University Students' Association recreation centre yesterday.
Tue May 21, 2013
Big Yellow Self Storage Employees in Swindon, England, Pedal to Fight Cystic Fibrosis
Employees of a Big Yellow Self Storage facility in Swindon, England, recently took on the challenge of cycling the distance from London to Paris to raise funds to fight Cystic Fibrosis-all on exercise bikes.
Fri May 17, 2013
Teenager jailed for causing death of Costi Voulgaris
TEENAGER Luke Cowley was jailed for 21 months today for killing Costi Voulgaris while speeding on Marlborough Road last year.
Wed May 15, 2013
Pair face jail for robbery bid at hostel
TWO young men who tried to rob a teenager in his room at a hostel have been warned they could be facing jail.
Men jailed for their part in drug ring
SEVEN men were jailed for more than 40 years yesterday for their parts in a sophisticated A 6m drugs ring.
Tue May 14, 2013
Building for the Builders
Work will soon be starting on a A 2m building at Swindon College now that planning permission has been granted.
Drugs gang facing a lengthy spell in jail
AN ORGANISED crime gang is facing lengthy jail sentences for its part in a drugs conspiracy with an estimated street value of A 6m.
Mon May 13, 2013
Teenager admits to string of house burglaries
A TEENAGE burglar who carried out a series of house raids while on a suspended sentence for robbery has been jailed.
The Magic Roundabout
America doesn't have many roundabouts because even if you understand how one works, you have to worry about other drivers who don't . But they are a fact of life in Britain.
One hundred per cent of pupils who left South Marston CofE Primary School last year achieved Government targets in English and maths.
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Almost 100 fines over bus gate
A TOTAL of 96 motorists have been issued with fines for using the Torun Way bus gate, which came into operation in September.
Pupils could lose school bus
Swindon Council gives free home-to-school transport to pupils aged five to 16 who attend their catchment area school or another where the council has offered a place.
Sat May 11, 2013
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Swindon library user is upset over 50p socket fee
Buy this photo Library user John Paul Lugembe is bemused about a new scheme to charge people 50p per day to use power sockets LIBRARY user Josh Paul Lugembe is bemused about a new 50p charge to use the electricity sockets at Central Library - which Swindon Council says aims to tackle crime.
Fri May 10, 2013
Relief as Freshbrook play area is made safe at last
Buy this photo Councillor Cindy Matthew, left, and concerned mum Gemma Timur at the former play area off Crawford Close WORK is finally underway to make safe a crumbling former play area in Freshbrook where a six-year-old girl was injured falling from a wall last year.
Hundreds turn out for Swindon's former goal-scoring hero Andy Rowland
FORMER Swindon Town goal-scoring hero Andy Rowland, who is in hospital suffering what is believed to be a form of dementia, was overwhelmed at a fundraising night held in his honour.
Thu May 09, 2013
Recycling centre closed following discovery of deep hole in the road
The Household Waste Recycling Centre at Cheney Manor has been closed after a four metre deep hole was discovered nearby.