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Cost of drainage work at council's Waterside Park rockets to almost £2m

Waterside Park is home to the Household Waste Recycling Centre.

THE cost of repairing and renewing drainage infrastructure at Swindon Borough Council's Waterside Park will be almost £1m more than first predicted.

7:03pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

217,000 sq ft warehouse opposite Gablecross to be built by Christmas

An artist's impression of Symmetry Park

DEVELOPERS have unveiled plans to build a 217,000 sq ft warehouse and distribution centre on the fields across from Gablecross Police Station.

1:54pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

Children’s charity forced to close down by funding cuts

Janet Donnelly, Jane Evans and Karen Funnell at the opening of Panda Day Nursery. Picture by Clare Green

A STRUGGLING charity has had to call it quits and enter liquidation after funding cuts meant they couldn’t continue running children’s day care services in the town.

9:22am Tuesday 25 April 2017

Parents of some special needs pupils could be billed for school transport

Picture: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

A CHANGE to education transport funding could see the parents of some children with special needs asked to pay £495 a year.

5:02pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

Letters: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Letters: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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.

9:05am Tuesday 25 April 2017

Letters: Thursday, April 20 2017

Letters: Thursday, April 20 2017

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.

9:00am Thursday 20 April 2017

Horror as town centre car park turned into toilet

Left to right: Andrew Doguszewicz, Dave Hunt, Dave Barnes and Frank Alves. Picture by Dave Cox

HORRIFIED workers hope the council step up patrols in the Parade car park area after many have walked back to their vehicles after a day's work only to find people taking a dump next to them.

7:01am Saturday 22 April 2017

Speeding drivers face bigger fines

Drivers on Drakes Way. Picture by Dave Cox

SWINDON drivers caught speeding will face tougher penalties from today.

6:26pm Monday 24 April 2017

Parish councillor stands down over ‘injustice’

John Stooke pictured by Dave Cox

A HAYDON Wick parish councillor resigned his elected post on Tuesday night and received a fond farewell from fellow members.

5:54pm Thursday 20 April 2017

Binmen blamed for filthy streets

The Haydon Wick Parish Council offices. Pic by Thomas Kelsey

COUNCILLORS in North Swindon have criticised the borough’s binmen for leaving the streets in a mess when collecting household waste.

6:08pm Friday 21 April 2017
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