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Richie Wellens: New Swindon Town manager reacted 'like lottery winner' to job

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:17
Swindon Town chairman Lee Power says new boss Richie Wellens reacted like a lottery winner when he heard he had got the job.
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Swindon's new speedway and greyhound stadium approved

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:04
Developers are told no more houses can be built until work on the stadium is finished.
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'£98k fraud Colonel' acquitted as investigation labelled 'flawed'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 19:08
Colonel Roddy Lee was accused of fraudulently claiming allowances for his children's school fees.
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War memorial designed by prisoners at Erlestoke is unveiled

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:16
A war memorial carved by prisoners at Erlestoke Prison is dedicated by the Dean of Salisbury Cathedral.
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Anger over Wiltshire special schools closure plan

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 16:00
Three schools are earmarked for closure to make way for a new facility opening in 2023.
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Malmesbury Market Cross damaged by recycling lorry

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:21
A recycling lorry causes a 9ft long crack in Malmesbury's historic Market Cross structure.
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Richie Wellens: Swindon Town appoint ex-Oldham Athletic boss as manager

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:59
Swindon Town appoint ex-Oldham Athletic boss Richie Wellens as their manager after Phil Brown's departure.
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Badger culling has 'modest' effect in cutting cattle TB

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:12
An independent scientific review says badger culling can have a modest effect in reducing cattle TB.
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Army Colonel denies £98k fraud and 'did live in army digs'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 20:25
Colonel Roddy Lee is accused of fraudulently claiming allowances for his children's school fees.
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Draw made for FA Cup second round

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:39
National League North side Guiseley are paired with League One team Fleetwood Town in the second round of the FA Cup.
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Phil Brown: Swindon Town sack manager after eight months in charge

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:41
Swindon Town sack manager Phil Brown with the club in 17th place in League Two.
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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Chippenham

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 10:43
The victim was in his 30s and died in hospital soon after the collision in Lowden Hill, Chippenham.
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Swindon Town 2-1 York City

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 18:26
Steven Alzate scores his third goal of the season to fire Swindon to an FA Cup first-round win over non-league York.
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Swindon child in care death revealed in council meeting

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 17:51
The young person died recently and was in the care of Swindon Borough Council.
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Bat stuck on fly paper freed with butter on cotton buds

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 14:05
Gluey the long-eared bat was found stressed and sore after flying face first into sticky fly paper.
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Spinal injury garden legacy of boy killed by bear

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:03
The mother of a boy killed by a polar bear, has created a garden inspired by his idea.
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Swindon council's no-plastic-recycling plan 'concerning'

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 10:45
Environment minister Dr Therese Coffey tells Swindon Borough Council the move is "regressive".
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Poppies projected on side of Salisbury Cathedral

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 09:30
Falling Poppies were created by the Royal British Legion to thank those who have served in the armed forces.
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Swindon Town training HQ plans submitted

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:46
The £6m proposals on a former golf club site at Highworth include a gymnasium and offices.
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Swindon crash death biker named by police

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:12
Stephen Speakman, 55, from North Swindon, was killed in a crash on Monday.
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