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29-year-old woman due before Bristol court on murder charge

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A WOMAN has appeared in court charged with the murder of Michael Redpath after a fire in Swindon last week.

A second chance at love for pensioners

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

AS Tom Weaver will testify, you are never too old to find love – and it can come right out of the blue.

Headteacher fears GCSE change will be unfair

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A HEADTEACHER has raised concerns about the top grades of a new-style GCSE going to only three per cent of students.

High speed chase driver walks free

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A MAN obsessed with cars who led police on a 60mph chase through town centre streets before abandoning his vehicle has been spared jail.

Offenders scheme will ‘save millions’

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

AN award-winning service working with offenders within the community has pledged to save millions for partner agencies.

Archbishop sees town treasure on tour stop-over

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE Archbishop of Canterbury made a visit to one of Swindon’s best kept secrets when he viewed the famous St John Polyptych in St Mary’s Church.

Pals join forces to launch new brand

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

ENTREPRENEURS Kara-Jay Matthews and Nicki Silvanus have set their sights on turning a house of junk into an empire.

Churchfields celebrates its birthday

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

HUNDREDS of people flocked to Churchfields Academy in Salcombe Grove to celebrate the school’s 50th birthday.

Drug dealer avoids jail

Swindon Advertiser: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A DRUG dealer caught with hard drugs in a Gorse Hill alleyway has been spared jail after a judge heard it had taken more than a year for police to charge him.

Ann thanks GWH's life-saving sepsis team

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

ANN Brady was guest of honour at Great Western Hospital’s event to mark World Sepsis Day and she thanked the centre’s staff for helping her overcome the condition.

Add a little bit of light and pass it on

Swindon Advertiser:

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

“My job is about developing the arts not just for our school but for other schools and the wider community,” said Josie Williams.

Students learn new skills on summer course

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A COURSE offering youngsters the chance to learn new skills during the summer holidays has been hailed a success.

Crowds turn out to enjoy weekend railway events

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THOUSANDS of people got on board with two family rail events which took place over the weekend.

Fate of Phones4U staff uncertain after firm 'collapses'

Swindon Advertiser:

3:41am Monday 15th September 2014

Phones 4u is to go into administration - placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk - after network operator EE joined Vodafone in cutting ties with the retailer, which has two branches in Swindon.

Murder case moved to Bristol Crown Court

Swindon Advertiser:

12:19pm Saturday 13th September 2014

PATRICIA Louise Hindle will appear at Bristol Crown Court on Tuesday after being charged with the murder of Michael Redpath.

Woman charged with Michael Redpath's murder

Swindon Advertiser:

8:58am Saturday 13th September 2014

PATRICIA Louise Hindle has been charged with the murder of Michael Redpath who died following a house fire on Wednesday night.

Drink driver crashed with a child in the car

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A DRINK-driver who crashed a car while an eight-year-old child was in the back has been banned from driving for six months pending further sentencing.

Titch says thanks to Lucy for caring

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

TITCH Ockwell is on cloud nine after being reunited with his guardian angel following an Adver appeal.

Death threat dad surprised by his guilty verdict

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE torrent of racist abuse and death threats unleashed by Jasvinder Singh on school pupils and teachers in January was his reaction to sustained bullying his daughter had allegedly received, a court was told.

Student fights back after tragic illness

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

STUDENT Carla Drummond has overcome a debilitating illness and now wants to help others by becoming a nurse.

Crowds gather to cheer on the Tour of Britain

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

THOUSANDS headed for the streets of Wiltshire to catch a glimpse of the stars of world cycling as the Friends Life Tour of Britain passed through the county yesterday.

Boy urged into online sex act

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Crown Court

5:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

A MAN who encouraged a 13-year-old boy to carry out a sex act on himself after contacting him online has walked free from court.

Solar failure could harm energy plans

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

SWINDON’S long-term renewable energy plans could be scuppered if proposals for a solar farm at Wroughton Airfield aren’t approved, a planning inquiry has heard.

Joshua steels himself for a six-hour sports marathon

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

A SCHOOLBOY with a very big heart is planning a fundraising day for three different charities.

Champion fundraisers ride off with new bike

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

MARK and Elisabeth Lambert were given a new mountain bike as a reward for their fundraising efforts for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Exhibition arena closes its doors

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE National Self Build & Renovation Centre has closed its doors.

Kids taught to build their own bikes

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

MECHANICS of the future are being tempted to pick up their tools in Penhill with the promise of their very own bicycle – if they build it themselves.

Police granted time extension to question murder suspect

Swindon Advertiser: n Superintendent Andrew Carr, left, and Detective Chief Inspector Sean Memory during yesterday’s press conference

12:17pm Friday 12th September 2014

DETECTIVES have another 48 hours to quiz the 29-year-old female murder suspect being held in connection the house fire which killed a man in Albion Street on Wednesday night.

NSBRC closed due to "unforseen circumstance"

Swindon Advertiser:

5:24pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE National Self Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC) has closed.

M4 set for two months of roadworks

Swindon Advertiser: The Highways Agency will be undertaking work on the A49 Ross from Monday for a period of seven weeks.

4:56pm Friday 12th September 2014

EIGHT weeks of repair work to the embankment of the M4 will start on October 6.

Police seek teenagers after unprovoked assault in Eldene

Swindon Advertiser: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

11:13am Friday 12th September 2014

A GROUP of teenagers are being sought by officers investigating a violent knife-point robbery in Eldene.

Neighbours speak of 'raging inferno' at Albion Street house fire

Swindon Advertiser:

10:27am Friday 12th September 2014

A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was killed following what one witness described as a raging inferno.

Tour of Britain: Live blog

Swindon Advertiser:

8:19am Friday 12th September 2014

Welcome to our live Tour of Britain blog sponsored by Wiltshire Council. Tweet us your pictures and videos using #tourwilts or email them to gazartist@newswilts.co.uk

THE LIST: 10 things to do around Swindon this weekend (September 13&14 edition)

Swindon Advertiser: Veronica Lufman at the Wartime Weekend at Swindon and Cricklade Railway

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

AS another weekend beckons we bring you the latest in our regular weekly slot giving you 10 things to do in and around Swindon.

Fears over plan for Shopmobility move

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 12th September 2014

A COUNCILLOR has raised concerns over plans to relocate the town’s Shopmobility service, fearing the new premises will not offer the same amount of equipment for users.

Police in swoop on suspected brothel

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 12th September 2014

POLICE have praised residents whose cooperation and support led to a raid on a suspected brothel in an unassuming Walcot street.

Police search for knife gang after robbery

Swindon Advertiser:

5:55pm Friday 12th September 2014

POLICE are hunting a gang of teenagers in connection with a violent robbery at knifepoint in Eldene.

Win a £10,000 wedding package

Swindon Advertiser:

12:41pm Friday 12th September 2014

Don't miss your chance to win a £10,000 wedding package - with Monday's Swindon Advertiser.

Woman faces trial over £300,000 theft and fraud allegations

Swindon Advertiser:

5:20am Friday 12th September 2014

A WOMAN is standing trial accused of conning her family out of more than £300,000.

Cancer victim inspires three peaks expedition

Swindon Advertiser:

3:30pm Friday 12th September 2014

TEENAGER Thomas Hawkins and a group of friends completed the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge and raised almost £2,000 for charity after his cousin was diagnosed with leukaemia.

Dealer confidence in Honda is falling

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 12th September 2014

Honda is losing the confidence of its dealers, according to a national survey.

Enjoy a sip and a snip at hairdressing salon

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 12th September 2014

COFFEE culture comes to one of Old Town’s best-known hair salons from tomorrow.

Royal honour for Swindon 105.5 staff

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A COMMUNITY radio station is set to receive an award for being on the right wavelength with volunteers.

Award winners are growing with pride

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 12th September 2014

“GARDENING is my life.” That was how Sylvia Obey described her passion for all things floral after winning the Big House Garden prize in this year’s Bloomin’ Marvellous Garden Competition.

Researcher digs up extra hundred years of drama group’s existence

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 12th September 2014

TONY Manders discovered decades of Swindon history – but he couldn’t have finished his task without The Three Hunchbacks.

Bags of help for charity

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 12th September 2014

PEOPLE were being told to “bag it and beat it” yesterday, but all in the name of charity.

Albion Street fire victim named locally as Michael Redpath

Swindon Advertiser:

1:20pm Thursday 11th September 2014

The 62-year-old man who tragically died following a house fire in Albion Street last night has been named locally as Michael Redpath.

Sally Pussey crash cyclists in stable condition

Swindon Advertiser:

12:48pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Two cyclists injured in a head on collision with a van between the Sally Pussey pub and the M4 are in a stable condition in hospital.

Man admits to sex assault on woman

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

A MAN admitted sexually assaulting a 22-year-old woman in an early evening attack in Swindon.

VIDEO: Kitchen porter peels 175kg of spuds in one shift

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

KITCHEN porter Nick Sturmey has beaten his own record after peeling enough potatoes at The Royal Oak’s annual Pigstock for 700 portions of chips – in one 12-hour shift.




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