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PGL Adventures searches for budding child social media star

A unique opportunity for children is up for grabs after a local adventure camp has launched a competition to find a budding social media creator.

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Audi driver 'on cocaine' arrested by police in Swindon

An Audi driver has been arrested in Swindon after allegedly testing positive for cocaine.

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Power cut hits Royal Wootton Bassett and West Swindon homes

Hundreds of homes were plunged into darkness during a power cut overnight.

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M4 drivers targeted by police in five areas during operation

Police have seized several vehicles during a major operation targeting uninsured drivers on the M4.

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Royal Mint rarest coins as 20p coins sell for more than £150

The 20p piece is a “mule” coin dating from 2008 and was minted without a date

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A4 crash sees one person seriously injured in Wiltshire

A person has suffered “potentially life changing” injuries in a serious crash.

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Woodland owner ordered to pay fine and demolish 'unlawful' buildings

A Wiltshire woodland owner has been ordered to pay the council nearly £10,000 and demolish his “unlawful” buildings.

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Mystery surrounds pink fluid spilt across Swindon streets

A mystery pink liquid spilt across a 200-metre stretch of Swindon has caused confusion and concern.

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Oasis leisure centre 'airbrushed' from new Swindon map

New signs put up in Swindon town centre for the benefit of visitors have upset some residents, particularly fans of the closed Oasis leisure centre.

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'Magic whip' laughing gas canisters found in Swindon

Police have issued a warning after finding larger-than-usual laughing gas canisters around Swindon.

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Post Office confirms fate of counter in Cricklade Road Co-op

Post Office has confirmed what will happen to the counter inside Cricklade Road Co-op, which is set to close.

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SAS helicopters flying above Swindon in new pictures

Helicopters forming part of a special SAS unit have been spotted above Swindon on a 'training exercise'.

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Restriction on number of off-licences in Broadgreen to stay

A restriction on off-licences in central Swindon will be continued.

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Blow-up doll found abandoned by shocked dog walker

A dog owner who thought she'd 'come across a murder scene' while walking her pet was left bemused when she realised what she'd stumbled upon.

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Bath Theatre Royal review: Blood Brothers' enduring appeal

IS Britain’s social class divide now as great as it was when Liverpudlian Willy Russell’ first penned the legendary stage show Blood Brothers in 1981?

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Swindon Crown Court remains closed after fire in roof

Swindon Combined Court remains closed after a fire devastated its roof.

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Two arrested after officers 'assaulted' during pub disorder

Two people have been arrested after officers were injured while responding to a fight outside a Trowbridge pub.

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Hinton Parva housing plan refused by Swindon council

There were contrasting responses from Swindon Borough Council planners to separate proposals to use agricultural land for differing purposes in the same tiny village.

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Family's plea for missing Swindon man to 'come home'

The fiancée of a Swindon man who has been missing for over a week has begged him to 'come home'.

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Classic Ibiza 2024: More tracks revealed for Bowood shows

More details have been released ahead of an annual music event that attracts thousands.