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Swindon Town v Mansfield Town

4 hours 19 min ago
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Swindon Town and Mansfield Town.
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Residents to be told to stop recycling plastic by council

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 20:04
Swindon Borough Council wants to burn plastic along with other rubbish rather than sending it abroad for recycling.
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Stonehenge tunnel plans submitted to Planning Inspectorate

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 18:35
Inspectors have 28 days to decide whether to accept the plans for the 1.9-mile (3km) road tunnel.
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European Rugby Champions Cup: Wasps v Bath

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 15:45
Team news as Wasps host Bath in Saturday's European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at the Ricoh Arena (15:15 BST).
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Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Avon and Somerset police alliance to end

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:15
It was set up to deliver policing more efficiently in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Avon and Somerset.
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Paddington station: Passengers face major disruption

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:31
A train rips into overhead cables on a test run, stopping services in and out of Paddington.
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Prospect Hospice chief executive Angela Jordan resigns

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:00
Angela Jordan had held the post at Swindon's Prospect Hospice since 2010.
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Darren Carley death: Two arrested in murder probe

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:33
Darren Carley's body was found in Lancashire 16 years ago, but only identified in 2018.
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Lizzy Yarnold: Britain's most decorated Winter Olympian retires from skeleton

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 23:00
Great Britain's most decorated Winter Olympian Lizzy Yarnold retires from skeleton after "10 amazing years".
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Is meat's climate impact too hot for politicians?

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 12:06
Climate scientists say we must eat less meat but the UK government will not sell that message.
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Blasting leaves from the rail lines

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 09:37
High pressure water and sand are applied to the tracks to remove "slippery" leaves.
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Tributes for death crash ex-firefighter Paddy Canavan

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 16:38
Police said Paddy Canavan received treatment at the scene "but sadly died shortly afterwards".
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'Serious' crash closes M4 motorway

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 15:13
One person was airlifted to hospital and 11 others suffered minor injuries in the minibus crash.
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Exeter City v Swindon Town

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 12:12
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Exeter City and Swindon Town.
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Melksham's Cooper Tire jobs threat: Taskforce set up

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 11:29
The local MP says cheap imports are not to blame for the jobs threat, something union leaders dispute.
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Blast victim Kyle Roe's family 'struggle' with care

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 20:55
Kyle Roe suffered 87% burns to his body in the explosion in his newly-refurbished flat in Chippenham.
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European Rugby Champions Cup: Bath to host Toulouse in opening game

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 16:31
Bath, who will host Toulouse in their opening European Rugby Champions Cup fixture, face a tough pool in the competition, says club's rugby director.
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Meet Europe's new koala clan

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 02:56
Five southern koalas have been flown from Australia to the UK to create a back-up population.
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Passenger blocked plane control stick in crash in Wiltshire

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 19:39
The passenger "froze" when turbulence caused the light aircraft to drop suddenly.
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Operation Conifer: No government action over Ted Heath sex abuse probe

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 18:34
Members of the House of Lords say the former prime minister's reputation has been "tarnished".
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