Thu, 24th Apr 2014

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News

Fire Bridgades Union announces new round of strikes for bank holiday weekend

4:27pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Firefighters from Drove fire station in Swindon started their fourth strike at 10am yesterday morning

FIREFIGHTERS in England, Scotland and Wales will take part in further industrial action over pensions, the Fire Brigades Union has announced.

PC denies Tasering naked man out of 'revenge, anger or retribution'

3:46pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: PC Lee Birch

A POLICE officer accused of unlawfully Tasering a naked man who threw a pair of underpants at him during a strip search denied he had acted out "revenge, anger or retribution".

Trial of teenager who stabbed gang rival in penis collapses

2:04pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: A graffiti tag in Redhouse for the North Young Guns gang, who were involved in a fight at the Orbital shopping centre

THE trial of a teenager who stabbed a lad in the groin during an organised gang fight has collapsed after he pleaded guilty to a lesser offence.

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Sport

Time will be a healer for Darryl

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins boss Alun Rossiter with Darryl Ritchings

ALUN Rossiter has stressed the importance of allowing Darryl Ritchings to take his time in recovering from his horrific injuries after the Purton teenager was released from hospital.

Town's African community project bears fruit

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: ambian coaches Fillard Bwalya, Bata Soko, Patrick Kasoka and players Mwikisa Sinyama and Albert Siwakwi meet Swindon Robins boss Alun Rossiter in the pits at the Abbey Stadium

BENEATH the never-ending saga of Swindon Town’s boardroom spat, the ever-changing face of the first-team squad and a managerial revolving door which has a habit of spinning into hyperdrive, one constant remains at the County Ground.

Keeping fans key for Rosco

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Alun Rossiter

Alun Rossiter has highlighted the need for his Swindon Robins side to put in an emphatic display against Eastbourne Eagles at the Abbey Stadium tonight, as he looks to eradicate any fears in fans’ minds that the Elite League season could be a long, hard grind.

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Business

Grant Thornton sees big plus for South West food & drinks industry

2:33pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Grant Thornton sees big plus for South West food & drinks industry

The South West’s food and drink businesses are increasingly upbeat about their prospects despite concerns over the price of raw materials and energy and the impact of this winter’s floods.

MG plan summer rally at Beaulieu

2:04pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: MG plan summer rally at Beaulieu

Britain’s favourite classic sports car name reaches its 90th anniversary this year and to celebrate the occasion MG will be the featured marque at Simply Classics & Sports Car being held at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu in Hampshire on Sunday 24 August.

Green Office Week with Avery is on next month

12:58pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Organisers of the award-winning Green Office Week have said that registration is now open for their 2014 campaign which will run from May 12th – 16th.

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