Marion Sauvebois LATEST

You get what you pay for

Swindon Advertiser:

4:52pm Friday 21st November 2014

Our reviewer’s enthusiasm for food is put to the test at the Goddard Arms

Charlie shapes up appeal with yoga sessions

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 21st November 2014

YOGA’s power to bring healing will aptly be put to use in support of thousands of terminally-ill patients in Swindon.

My mouth opened but nothing came out

Swindon Advertiser:

9:58am Wednesday 19th November 2014

Nathan Carpenter’s selective mutism stops him makng conversation with strangers, but the teenager has found his voice in singing.

The day Evelyn's home makeover Christmas wish came true

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 19th November 2014

A HOME makeover was a Christmas Wish come true for a mother who always put others’ needs before her own, even through loss and grief.

Tell us who needs a Christmas Wish

Swindon Advertiser:

10:17am Tuesday 18th November 2014

A MOTHER who lost three sons in just six year had a merry Christmas at last thanks to the Adver.

Yule look the part dressed as Santa

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 14th November 2014

THE FINAL countdown has started and the Adver is inviting readers to join the last push to reach its £160,000 target for Prospect Hospice.

Joan’s flying solo

Swindon Advertiser:

9:49am Thursday 13th November 2014

Star is all set for last major tour, she tells MARION SAUVEBOIS THROUGHOUT her 42-year career, critically-acclaimed singer songwriter Joan Armatrading has never done a solo world tour.

Orchestra set to inspire you

Swindon Advertiser:

9:44am Thursday 13th November 2014

A FEAST of classic symphonies will both delight and inspire the audience at Swindon Symphony Orchestra’s concert on Sunday, November 23.

This will give you the creeps...

Swindon Advertiser:

9:33am Thursday 13th November 2014

IT is known as one of the spookiest live experiences in the history of theatre, but not only has the Woman in Black given audiences goosebumps for more than 25 years – it has also left its cast unsettled.

Ashton’s life was lit up for Christmas

Swindon Advertiser:

3:48pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

A BRAVE little boy who has spent most of his early years fighting to stay alive saw his world light up last year, thanks to the Christmas Wish appeal.

I grew up with dad being ill ...I don’t know any different

Swindon Advertiser:

10:11am Wednesday 12th November 2014

Teenager Lizzie Skeates thinks nothing of cooking, cleaning and looking after her disabled dad. She tells MARION SAUVEBOIS how caring comes as second nature AS far back as she can remember

Mum makes defeated team’s wish come true

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 11th November 2014

SHARING the pitch with Swindon Town players was a dream come true for young footballers recovering from a heartbreaking defeat, thanks to the Adver’s Christmas Wish appeal.

The long and scary road to stand-up

Swindon Advertiser:

10:18am Thursday 6th November 2014

AS an aspiring comedian, you must have a thick skin and be geared up for anything from heckling to dodging improvised projectiles in grubby basement bars.

Readers help raise £130,000 for Prospect Hospice

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 3rd November 2014

AFTER another glorious fundraising effort featuring events and charity challenges, the 160 Appeal has reached the £130,000 milestone.

Running in memory of Becky

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 31st October 2014

NEWS of the sudden death of her friend came as a crushing blow but filled Suzi Carthy with renewed determination to complete the Oxford Half Marathon in her memory.

Science, art, skill... and death metal music

Swindon Advertiser:

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

In the wake of her latest Gold award for making cheese, Ceri Cryer of the Brinkworth Dairy shares the secret of her success with Marion Sauvebois

Psychic to the stars sells out

Swindon Advertiser:

10:39am Thursday 30th October 2014

SALLY Morgan, Britain’s favourite TV psychic and star of Psychic Sally On The Road, will return to the Wyvern Theatre for an already sold-out show tonight.

Remembering the fallen

Swindon Advertiser:

10:37am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE Festival of Remembrance will return to the Wyvern to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

Love and affection for music

Swindon Advertiser:

4:16pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Joan Armatrading talks to MARION SAUVEBOIS

Furore over Disney T-shirt

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

A CHILDREN’S top showing a Disney character apparently making a rude gesture has caused controversy across the UK – but in Swindon it is flying off the shelves.

The hippies whose hard work paid off

Swindon Advertiser:

9:56am Friday 24th October 2014

Clare and Michael Marriage were at the forefront of the organic revolution 30 years ago. MARION SAUVEBOIS reports on how their ‘newfangled’ ideas have steadily become more mainstream

Finding our feet is a big struggle

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

WE were under no illusion the going would be easy when we signed up to Prospect’s Let’s Dance challenge.

Why not spread your wings?

Swindon Advertiser:

11:21am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MARION SAUVEBOIS meets a theatre group who like to put teamwork first

Marrakech party planners to share cash with charity

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PARTY planners have pledged up to £10,000 to the Adver’s 160 Appeal from funds raised at their festive casino at Lydiard Park.

Rotary Club promises you will have a ball

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

HAVE you got a charitable project planned and need a cash boost to help you achieve it?

FAMILY FASHION: Days out at Bletchley Park

Swindon Advertiser:

9:45am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SHROUDED in secrecy for decades, Bletchley Park was the beating heart of the Allies’ codebreaking operation– and where, many contend, the war against the Nazis was truly won.

Agatha Christie classic still entraps its audience

Swindon Advertiser:

11:38am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The Mousetrap Theatre Royal Bath until Saturday

Having a ball to aid causes

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 20th October 2014

THE Charity Ball is returning to Swindon for the 27th year and good causes in the town are being sought to reap its rewards.

A little light entertainment

Swindon Advertiser:

5:39pm Thursday 16th October 2014

MARION SAUVEBOIS meets an operatic group with a family feel

Daredevils prepare to walk on glass and fire

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 17th October 2014

STEPPING on coals and broken glass may be daunting but compared to the weeks and months spent fighting a terminal illness it is a walk in the park.

Enjoy a tribute to ‘The Big O’

Swindon Advertiser:

9:51am Thursday 16th October 2014

BARRY Steele will present his live multi-media tribute to The Big O at the Wyvern Theatre, featuring classic Orbison hits from the 60s right through to the late 80s.

A night to remember

Swindon Advertiser:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

MARION SAUVEBOIS looks ahead to a gig in aid of an extremely worthy cause

FAMILY DAYS OUT: Cadbury World

Swindon Advertiser:

4:46pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

TASTE it, breathe it and learn all about it – chocolate takes a whole new dimension at Cadbury World.

The Beehive pub is outfoxed

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A TRAIL of broken glass and shredded packets of crisps was not the only surprise awaiting staff when they walked in to The Beehive yesterday as they came face to face with their intruder– a fox hidden under furniture.

Pal runs in memory of friend Rebecca Rowland

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 11th October 2014

AFTER surviving both breast cancer and a brain tumour, Suzi Carthy is preparing to tackle the Oxford Marathon in aid of the hospice which cared for her late friend Rebecca Rowland.

Paris or bust for cycling doc

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 10th October 2014

JUST two weeks ago, Dr Ivan Myatt did not even own a bike worthy of the name.

A little plain speaking

Swindon Advertiser:

9:38am Thursday 9th October 2014

MARION SAUVEBOIS talks to an outspoken comedienne KATHERINE Ryan isn’t one to mince her words.

Last push needed to meet our target

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 6th October 2014

THE 160 Appeal has smashed the £120,000 mark.

Pair ready to walk the walk

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 3rd October 2014

IT is on to the next challenge for reporter Liz Mackley who, after shedding no fewer than three stone and tackling a skydive for the 160 Appeal, is poised to embark on a 24-hour walk in a show of support for terminally-ill patients across Swindon.

Bad news for teeth

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN alarming eight per cent of three-year-olds in Swindon have rotten baby teeth, it has emerged.

A final send off for battler Paul

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

INCONSOLABLE relatives and friends bid a final farewell to Paul Wilkinson yesterday – a man who never gave up hope of beating the degenerative illness that finally claimed his life.

Bid to achieve dying wish by raising £1m

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

SHIRLEY Garman’s dying wish to raise £1 million towards vital medical research could soon become reality as her friends and fellow volunteers attempt to break new records in her memory this Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

More mums-to-be quitting smoking

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

EXPECTANT mothers in Swindon are waking up to the irreparable harm of smoking during pregnancy with new figures showing a 15 per cent rise in those quitting to give their newborns a better chance at life.

Unless it’s a real emergency check your other options, urges hospital

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 26th September 2014

THE dreaded winter pressures on the health service have come early this year, with a 14 per cent spike in patients rushing to Accident and Emergency seen in just a month – many with conditions easily treated elsewhere.

Hospital losing patience with cleaning and catering firm

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 26th September 2014

DIRECTORS at the Great Western Hospital have publicly spoken of their frustration with and dipping confidence in Carillion, the firm in charge of its cleaning and catering services.

Patients must help shape future NHS

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A PATIENT is urging others to take the future of care in Swindon in their own hands as a large-scale revamp of the health service gets under way.

Step up to dance in Natasha’s memory

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 26th September 2014

A FATHER-of-four forced to withdraw from Prospect’s upcoming dance challenge following a head-on collision which nearly cost him his life is urging kind volunteers to take his place.

Feeling bonny after tackling Scottish trek

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 26th September 2014

JUST 39 days after taking on the most gruelling expedition of his life, retired RAF mountaineer Al Sylvester has completed the solo 900-mile trek to Scotland, raising a remarkable £23,000 in aid of the 160 Appeal in the process.

Patients to have a say on GP surgery

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

A DECISION to close Freshbrook Surgery two days a week over unresolved staff shortages will be put to patients and could potentially be overturned next month.

Birthday party is fun for all at pre-school

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

CHILDREN celebrated five years of Little Pippins Pre-School with a help from their Greenmeadow colleagues.


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