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A little touch of La Rue glamour

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

ONE of the world’s best-loved dame’s most extravagant costumes is now on display in a special exhibition at the Wyvern Theatre.

Pizza driver guilty of sex activity with girl

Swindon Advertiser: Sumon Gurung pleaded not guilty to charges of possession with intent to supply, at Swindon Crown Court

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

A PIZZA delivery driver has warned he could be facing a jail term after he was found guilty of sexual activity with a child.

Share your experiences of crime

Swindon Advertiser: Crime commissioner Angus Macpherson

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

POLICE and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson has renewed his call to victims of crime to let him know about their experiences.

Police patrol park after knife fight

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

POLICE are stepping up patrols around the Town Gardens as they hunt three suspects in relation to the stabbing which took place on Thursday.

Cancer therapy on offer more widely

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

PIONEERING breast cancer treatment will be available to up to 150 women with any type of tumour and of any age across Swindon on the NHS, it has been announced.

Ice cream war has a meltdown

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

AN ice cream vendor claims he was beaten up by a rival in a turf wars incident in West Swindon.

Great gran marks 100 golden years

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

CENTENARIAN Lilian Clarke was the belle of the ball when she celebrated her 100th birthday with her family.

Protesters call for peace in Gaza

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

MORE than 2,000 Muslims lined the streets of Broadgreen and Gorse Hill yesterday to show their solidarity with the victims of the conflict in Palestine and to call for peace in the region.

Art takes to the streets in special free-for-all

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

ART LOVERS will be leaping out of their beds this morning to go on a hunt around Swindon for more than 190 pieces of free art.

League officials are back in court

Swindon Advertiser: Sumon Gurung pleaded not guilty to charges of possession with intent to supply, at Swindon Crown Court

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

TWO former football officials have appeared in court charged with committing an alleged £200,000 fraud while they were running one of the country’s biggest youth leagues.

Farewell to a true lady

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

“SHE was a lady, and never left the house without a hat on,” said the niece of centenarian Phyllis Oborne, who died peacefully in her sleep last week.

Teachers get in the saddle to help good cause

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

TEACHERS at Nova Hreod School raised more than £400 for Children’s Cancer And Leukaemia Movement (CALM) after cycling to Bournemouth.

Health staff to ballot on industrial action

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

NURSE, midwives and paramedics in Swindon will be among more than 400,000 NHS workers across England to be balloted on industrial action over pay.

A new lease of life for canalside pub

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE Wilts and Berks Canal Trust has bought the historic pub The Peterborough Arms at Dauntsey Lock from Wadworth Brewery and plans to reopen it as soon as possible.

Youngsters get on their skates in the town center

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

WHEELIE good fun was on offer to people of all ages yesterday as part of Wharf Green’s summer sports programme.

Plea for help wheeling patients around GWH

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE UK’s only voluntary wheelchair escort service is urging people across Swindon to join its ranks and brighten up patients’ visits to the Great Western Hospital.

Row has broken out over care home bid

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A DISPUTE has erupted over a proposed care home for autistic adults in a residential area of Liden with residents reacting strongly to the plans.

£95k pay-out for rail worker

Swindon Advertiser: Lawyer Brigitte Chandler

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A SWINDON family has received £95,000 in compensation from British Rail following the death of a former labourer who was exposed to asbestos more than 50 years ago.

Special event will remember the WWI fallen

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

IT IS now less than a week until a special countywide event takes place to commemorate the sacrifice made by 10,000 Wiltshire soldiers during the First World War.

Pizza man found guilty of sexual activity with child, rape charge dropped

Swindon Advertiser: Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

3:28pm Friday 25th July 2014

A PIZZA delivery driver could be facing a jail term after he was found guilty of sexual activity with a child.

Hot weather warning from Public Health England

Swindon Advertiser: Sunbathing weather on hottest day of year so far

2:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

AS temperatures continue to push heatwave levels, Public Health England has issued fresh advice to practice sun sense and look out for others, especially the vulnerable such as the older people, young children and those with serious illnesses.

Former youth football officials appear in court over £200k fraud claims

Swindon Advertiser: NORTH WILTS YOUTH LEAGUE: Vice president confident league will not fold

1:08pm Friday 25th July 2014

TWO former football officials have appeared in court charged with committing an alleged £200,000 fraud while they were running one of the country’s biggest youth leagues.

You can no longer hang around here

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

MONTHS of anti-social behaviour are set to come to an end this week when a dispersal order in Sussex Square comes into effect.

Guide dog maimed during savage attack

Swindon Advertiser: Alan Fletcher with his guide dog Nutmeg

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

WITNESSES are being sought after a guide dog was attacked in Penhill.

Man caught with drugs in alleyway admits dealing

Swindon Advertiser: Two men pleaded guilty to burglary at Swindon Crown Court

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

A MAN who was caught with hard drugs in an alleyway in Gorse Hill has finally admitted being involved in dealing.

£100k lottery win for caravan engineer

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

CARAVAN engineer Robin Marriott has landed a windfall of £100,000 after winning The Health Lottery’s Saturday jackpot last week.

Man is stabbed in Old Town park

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

A 25-year-old man is in hospital after being stabbed in the leg and bicep during an assault in the Town Gardens yesterday lunchtime.

Waste fire smoulders on

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

A SPOKESMAN for Averies  Recycling has apologised to residents for inconvenience caused by the blaze which erupted at the site on Monday evening and continues to burn.

THE LIST...VIDEO SPECIAL WITH DAVID HAYE: 10 knockout ways to keep your pet cool

Swindon Advertiser:

2:45pm Friday 25th July 2014

FORMER boxing heavyweight champion of the world and I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! contestant David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye is back on our screens - this time as a weatherman for dogs.

Police called as ice cream man assaulted

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

11:10am Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE were called to Purton Road in Moredon on Tuesday at 2pm following an allegation of an assault on an ice cream vendor by another ice cream vendor.

Teenagers face trial for 'robbery'

Swindon Advertiser:

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

TWO teenagers will stand trial for allegedly robbing a man in Cirencester earlier this year.

Jury is sent home in pizza man rape trial

Swindon Advertiser: Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

5:20am Friday 25th July 2014

The jury in the trial of a pizza delivery man who is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl were sent home last night having yet to reach a verdict.

160 APPEAL: Liz is plummeting in more ways than one

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

WHEN reporter Liz Mackley signed up for a skydive to do her part for the Adver’s 160 Appeal, little did she know she would need to lose 3st for the privilege.

Community hall is given a new coat of paint

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

EASTCOTT Community Organisation is celebrating a fresh look for Savernake Street Social Hall this week, after a team from the Midcounties Co-operative have revamped the centre.

Complaints as the A420 closure hits tourist town

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

“There’s been a lot of beeping horns and drivers swearing and shouting because of the roadworks.”

It’s all going swimmingly after my op

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

OLYMPIC and European swimming champion Brian Jenkins could not resist returning to the waters just 12 weeks after undergoing a major heart operation.

Firm’s bon viveur boss is mourned

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

restaurants in Marlborough are mourning the death of one of their favourite customers, Robert Hill, a successful businessman and stalwart of the town golf club.

Fraudster in bid to appeal

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

AN Army officer who was jailed for defrauding taxpayers of nearly £200,000 to educate his children at a top private school is trying to appeal against his conviction.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Swindon Advertiser: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

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

Cracking down on theft on the railways

Swindon Advertiser: Stay off the tracks this summer

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

BRITISH Transport Police officers will be advising people how to keep their luggage and possessions safe and secure during journeys this summer.

Pupils make uniform effort to help Africans

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

IT MAY have been the last day of the school year, but pupils at Wroughton Infant School were busy yesterday packing up bags of donated school uniform to be sent to Clarens School in South Africa. Ellie Groves, of the Friends of Wroughton Infants, said: “We are lucky that parents at this school are so generous in donating their pre-loved uniform back to the school.

Second town MP gets a Government promotion

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

THE MP for North Swindon, Justin Tomlinson, has joined his colleague in the south by gaining a promotion as David Cameron finalised his new-look Government this week.

160 APPEAL: Darts day aims for a top score

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

SURVIVOR Janette Savory never required end-of-life support yet her battle with cancer has made her acutely aware of the necessity of hospice care in Swindon.

Grand welcome for baby Lyvia

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

LITTLE Lyvia Blaylock was feeling grrrr-eight after appearing in a family photo with all of her great grandparents, who boast a combined age of 701.

Get knitting to keep the elderly warm

Swindon Advertiser: KNITTING CLUB

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

THE race to make The Big Knit 2014 the best year ever has begun and Age UK Wiltshire is calling for all knitters to get out their needles to meet the national target of 800,000 hats.

Holidays start with a swing

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

A SUMMER of sporting activities is taking place in Wharf Green to mark the Commonwealth Games being held in Glasgow.

Man rushed to hospital after daylight knife attack in Old Town

Swindon Advertiser: Town Gardens

2:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN has been rushed to hospital this afternoon following a serious assault in Town Gardens, Old Town.

‘Nightmare’ as A420 bypass closes

Swindon Advertiser:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE first day of major roadworks along the A420 were described as a ‘nightmare’ by locals in Shrivenham yesterday.

Police warning after teenagers' barbecue sparked blaze that closed M4 slip road

Swindon Advertiser:

10:24am Thursday 24th July 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are urging children to make sure they remain safe throughout the summer holidays.

Human tow truck plans to get heavy

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

SOUTH African born business owner Don Bryden will be looking to perform a feat of super human strength next month to raise money for charity.






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