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Can you help coroner find Liden man's next of kin?

Swindon Advertiser: Chepstow woman died after exposure to asbestos - inquest

1:54pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Coroner's Office for Wiltshire and Swindon are appealing for the public's help in locating the next of kin of a man who died last week.

Woman's plea after Regent Circus accident

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

CHANGES need to be made to the pedestrian crossings in Regent Circus before someone is seriously injured, according to a woman who was knocked down by a car there yesterday.

Bugsy Malone 2014 meets Bugsy Malone 1994

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWENTY years after the Wyvern Theatre launched its first Summer Youth Project hundreds of youngsters will tomorrow grace the boards in Bugsy Malone.

Big stars swing in to back ‘Mr Jazz’

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A BENEFIT concert tonight for Swindon’s ‘Mr Jazz’ will be one of the biggest the town has seen.

A sad farewell to much-loved Anne

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Arkell family has paid tribute to Anne Arkell, the mother of chairman James and the wife of former chairman Peter, after she died earlier this month.

Day of reckoning for GCSE students

Swindon Advertiser:

6:22pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THOUSANDS of teenagers are waking up this morning to open the results of the GCSE exams they took earlier this summer.

Petition started after death of new mother

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

EMMA Cadywould’s tragic death could yet generate a petition signed by tens of thousands of people which might transform care and treatment for postnatal depression across the country.

Surprised burglar runs off with cash

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HOME intruder was scared away from the scene of a burglary in the early hours of Saturday in Chiseldon – but not before making off with cash that had been left in the home.

Park plan is approved after history of delays

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

RIVERMEAD will soon have its long-awaited skate park after Swindon Council officially signed off £65,000 for its construction this week.

Police exhausted by shift patterns

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

CUTBACKS at Wiltshire Police are pushing officers to the limit of their capabilities, with complaints of exhaustion and fatigue on the job triggering a new force-wide survey this week.

Rail price rises are branded unfair

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEW Year train fares are due to jump yet again – with a 3.5 per cent price hike announced yesterday with the most recent inflation figures.

Illegal tobacco for pocket money prices

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

PEOPLE who buy illegal tobacco are helping to fund dangerous criminal gangs, according to the acting director of public health for Swindon.

Racehorse trainer succeeds in appeal against council

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

RACEHORSE breeder and trainer Colin Rogers has won an appeal against Wiltshire Council to build dedicated stables at Braydon Fields Farm.

Young citizens have hard work endorsed

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS were given the opportunity to impress a leading politician yesterday with their community work for the National Citizen Service.

Man denies knifing in fight outside pub

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A former bouncer who says he was stabbed by Swindon man Lee Turner told a jury how he saw him reach for his back pocket as they fought in the street.

Brian made the nudes big-time

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

“ON this day in 1957,” the Advertiser dutifully reported a couple of Saturdays ago, “Brian F Hamley of Southampton Street, Swindon caught an 8lb 4oz bronze bream in Queen’s Park.

The fantastic life

Swindon Advertiser:

5:41pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

The rail worker who was ‘better than Hemingway’

Former rugby star to speak at charity dinner

Swindon Advertiser:

10:28am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Rotary Club of Swindon Phoenix will hold a Charity Sporting Dinner on October 11 at the Marriott Hotel in Pipers Way.

Tracking down rail treasure

10:23am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Swindon and Cricklade Railway’s annual children’s treasure hunt takes place on Bank Holiday weekend.

Free booklet offers advice on child health

Swindon Advertiser:

10:11am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A free booklet aimed at helping new parents decide on the best treatment for their children when they become unwell or have an accident has been launched by NHS Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group and Swindon Council.

Three men sought in connection with assault

Swindon Advertiser:

9:59am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Swindon.

Appeal to help kids in Gaza

Swindon Advertiser:

5:49pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE trustees of a local charity are appealing for funds to give specialised trauma counselling to the peers of two schoolchildren killed in Gaza.

Victim calls for changes to Regent Circus crossings after being knocked down

Swindon Advertiser:

10:37am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A WOMAN hit by a car in Regent Circus this morning was able to walk away from the scene, but fears pedestrians may not be so lucky in the future.

Pedestrian hit near Regent Circus

Swindon Advertiser:

9:54am Tuesday 19th August 2014

POLICE and paramedics are currently attending an incident near the Regent Circus development following a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian.

Study launched into police officer fatigue

Swindon Advertiser:

5:32pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Wiltshire Police Federation has launched a study into the effects that shift working is having on officers in Wiltshire.

Lorry and 4x4 crash closes busy Wroughton road during rush hour

Swindon Advertiser:

4:18pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE A4361 through Wroughton has been closed by Wiltshire Police this afternoon after a two-vehicle road traffic collision involving a lorry and 4x4.

Approximately 100 homes without electricity in Eastcott area

Swindon Advertiser: Southern Electric engineers repaired the fault

2:13pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ABOUT 100 homes are currently without electricity on Eastcott Hill and the situation is expected to last for much of the day.

Rail fares to increase by 3.5 per cent

Swindon Advertiser: Passengers board a First Great Western train from Swindon station to London Paddington

1:54pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

NEW year train fares are due to jump yet again with a 3.5 per cent price hike announced today with the most recent inflation figures.

Police appeal for information after man assaulted in Fleet Street

Swindon Advertiser:

11:06am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Swindon.

Two Wiltshire men banned from keeping fish after drinking goldfish during Neknomination craze

Swindon Advertiser: ANIMAL WELFARE: The RSPCA prosecuted a 20-year-old woman for causing suffering to her dogs

10:40am Tuesday 19th August 2014

TWO men from Wiltshire have been banned from keeping fish after they admitted charges brought against them by the RSPCA, following what they described as a drunken Neknomination challenge.

THE LIST: 8 Swindon roundabouts that drive us round the bend

Swindon Advertiser: The Magic Roundabout

4:23pm Monday 18th August 2014

SWINDON is well-known for its roundabouts. The most famous of them all, the Magic Roundabout, is often discussed in hushed tones by road enthusiasts on the other side of the pond. It has received global recognition after being featured in the top 12 roundabouts in the world and has appeared in countless calendars compiled by the National Roundabout Appreciation Society.

Wiltshire Police staff member quit over inappropriate Facebook post

Swindon Advertiser: Wilshire Police HQ in Devizes

12:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MEMBER of Wiltshire Police staff resigned after he or she made an inappropriate post on the force's official Facebook site, it has been revealed.

Swindon Town face £28k bill to fix sound

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

SWINDON Town faces restrictions on the capacity of the Don Rogers Stand on Saturday if a faulty public address system is not repaired by kick-off.

Adver appeal leads to an offer of equipment

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

HOURS after the Hreod Burna Urban Forest issued an appeal through the Adver for a mower to help clear allotments, a resident generously donated several items of garden maintenance equipment.

Agency steps in to move Averies filth

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THOUSANDS of tonnes of unburned rubbish has started to be forcibly taken from the site of the ongoing blaze at Averies Recycling.

Low food hygiene rating for the GWH

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Great Western Hospital has been given a one star rating for its food hygiene following an inspection earlier this year.

Swindon cadet graduates from Sandhurst

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

CADET Richard White has joined around 200 fellow graduates in a prestigious ceremony as he passed out from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, successfully completing the most respected and challenging officer training course in the world.

Bridge closure will lead to five months of disruption

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A WINTER of disruption lies ahead for commuters, residents and businesses after Network Rail announced plans to close the railway bridge at Stratton Green for five months.

Call to stop road’s red light jumpers

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A PETITION has been set up calling for the introduction of red light cameras along Thamesdown Drive to prevent further accidents.

Jeepers creepers, Minecraft fans get creative

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

MINECRAFT fans were creative at the Museum of Computing at the weekend – taking part in a themed craft session.

Building up to double profits

Swindon Advertiser: Nationwide's head office in Pipers Way

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

SWINDON-based building society Nationwide celebrated yesterday after doubling its profits for the same time last year.

Police morale low as officers worry about austerity

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

LOW morale among police staff in the UK is being reflected by officers across our region, according to Wiltshire Police Federation chairman Mike White.

Can you help focus on tenants’ housing needs?

Swindon Advertiser: A Bird's Eye view of Pinehurst, where much of the housing is owned by the council

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A GROUP which scrutinises Swindon Council’s housing service needs new volunteers.

Soon we’ll all be having a Giraffe

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

GIRAFFE stood tall on its launch day at Tesco Extra in Ocotal Way yesterday, with restaurant manager Georgina Earp underlining a future independent of the supermarket.

Team effort leads to new green space

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WORK on an open green space has now reached completion after months of hard work at the Park South site.

Sign up for green travel challenge

Swindon Advertiser: The bike is a white Ribble Sportive adult road racing bike, with a white saddle and white rims to the wheel.

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

CONNECTING Wiltshire, the county’s travel advice service offered by the council, has teamed up with sustainable transport charity Sustrans to launch the Connecting Wiltshire Travel Challenge in September.

Train pain as service hits buffers

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

FIRST Great Western has come out as one of the least trustworthy train companies in the country in a customer survey.

Trainer plans all-day walk to help hospice

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

HALLOWEEN this year poses a special kind of trick-or-treat for personal trainer Ronny Terry, who will be striking out across the town in a continuous 24-hour walk for Prospect Hospice.

Call to abolish puppy farms

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

SWINDON North MP Justin Tomlinson has teamed up with a TV vet to stamp out commercial puppy farms.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Swindon Advertiser: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.







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