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Arrests made after Toothill raid involving armed police

Armed officers in Toothill earlier. Picture: Swindon Advertiser

POLICE officers swooped on a property in Toothill this morning in what appears to have been a pre-planned raid.

12:29pm Thursday 27 April 2017

Old playground transformed into private BBQ spot at Lydiard Park

Coun Garry Perkins with Lydiard Park staff and volunteers. Picture: Thomas Kelsey

A DILAPIDATED play area at Lydiard Park has been transformed into a dedicated barbecue and picnic area.

4:23pm Wednesday 26 April 2017

Letters: Saturday, April 22, 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.

9:06am Monday 24 April 2017

In the running for London Marathon success

Ben Vines

INSPIRED by her late grandfather to put on her trainers for charity, Amy Hadland will be running in his footsteps when she takes part in the marathon in aid of Swindon Mind.

2:54pm Saturday 22 April 2017

Jail warning to man, 21, convicted of child sex offence

Swindon Crown Court.

A man who repeatedly molested a young boy has been told he must register as a sex offender.

2:48pm Monday 10 April 2017

Gas leak alert: Keep windows shut, urges fire service as 200 people evacuated

Part of Great Western Way was closed to deal with a gas leak. Picture: Dave Cox

A GAS leak in Frankland Road, Blagrove Industrial Estate, led to 200 people in the area being evacuated.

11:41am Thursday 30 March 2017

Woman, 49, who admits abusive behaviour and 6 others before the courts

Deborah Amer

A 49-year-old woman from Toothill was brought before magistrates charged with using threatening and abusive words or behaviour in a public place and obstructing a police officer.

2:21pm Wednesday 19 April 2017

Runners get ready for their marathon

Mike Wootton, Allison Pearson, Warren Johnson and Steve Mottram are running the London Marathon in aid of Prospect Hospice. Picture by Dave Cox

FOUR amateur athletes are starting their final week of training before they run the London Marathon to raise money for Prospect Hospice at the weekend.

9:01am Tuesday 18 April 2017

Leading GP 'not surprised' by survey revealing two in five regional GPs considering quitting NHS

Dr Peter Swinyard, of Toothill’s Phoenix Surgery

A LEADING Swindon GP has spoken out after a survey revealed two in five south-west GPs are considering quitting the NHS in the next year.

1:28pm Friday 14 April 2017

Heartbroken GP hits back at negative CQC report

GP Dr Peter Swinyard said he is heartbroken over his surgery's latest CQC report

A GP says he is heartbroken by an unsatisfactory CQC report and has not paid himself a salary for months in a bid to keep the surgery afloat.

9:56am Tuesday 4 April 2017
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