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Stand by our town by showcasing its strengths, says MP

Robert Buckland MP for South Swindon

ONE of the greatest challenges facing all of us in Swindon is the need to change the way in which our town is perceived in the media and elsewhere.

9:22am Wednesday 22 February 2017

Swindon university applications well below national average

Exams in progress. Schoolchildren across the UK will receive their A-Level results Thursday August 18, 2005, ending weeks of waiting to find out if they have won places at university. National figures showing the overall A-Level pass rate and the number o

TEENAGERS living in North Swindon are among the least likely in England to apply for university.

12:02pm Saturday 18 February 2017

Thamesdown investigates after Redhouse Way video footage highlights parking problems

Buses in Redhouse Way

THAMESDOWN Transport is carrying out an internal investigation after video footage emerged of a bus mounting the pavement in North Swindon.

10:48am Thursday 16 February 2017

How MPs voted to give Brexit Bill a second reading

Latest news from the Commons

MPs voted by 498 votes to 114, a majority of 384, to give the E uropean Union (Notification Of Withdrawal) Bill a second reading.

8:15pm Wednesday 1 February 2017

VIDEO: Bus mounts pavement in Redhouse Way near-miss

Buses in Redhouse Way

A SHOCKING video has been shared online that shows a bus mounting the pavement on the wrong side of the road.

6:51pm Wednesday 15 February 2017

Orbital shows off new adult disabled changing facility

MP Justin Tomlinson with Orbital boss Jamie Turner. Pic by Dave Cox

THE manager of the Orbital Shopping Park has proudly showcased the centre’s state-of-the-art adult disabled changing facility, one of the only rooms of its kind in Swindon.

4:42pm Friday 27 January 2017

Couple shocked after disability claim is rejected

Jennifer Barton, whose husband Michael saw his disability claim rejected. Picture: Thomas Kelsey

A WOMAN whose husband suffers with severe mental health problems has criticised the Government’s new system for disability funding support.

6:01pm Thursday 26 January 2017

Police are in the picture using body worn cameras, says MP

Robert Buckland MP for South Swindon

THERE was good news from Wiltshire Police this week as the force announced that they have begun to adopt the use of body-worn cameras.

11:00am Wednesday 15 February 2017

Letters: February 14, 2017

Don't miss letters in the Swindon Advertiser each day

PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: letters@swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Write: Swindon Advertiser, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.

9:22am Tuesday 14 February 2017

Brexit means uncertainty for many small businesses

The Core in Old Town hopes business will pick up after Brexit

SMALL businesses in Swindon have stressed the importance of consumer confidence in the local economy after new statistics reveal the possible impact of Brexit.

10:15am Monday 6 February 2017
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