Fri, 25th Apr 2014

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News

Worker told not to come back after he wore a St George’s Day cap to a staff meeting

5:30am Friday 25th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: SDC worker Adam Lawson was told to leave SDC for wearing a St George’s cap. He then got a call telling him not to turn up for work the next day

PATRIOTIC forklift operator Adam Lawson is disgusted that he was sent home from working at South Marston Distribution Centre for wearing an England baseball cap on St George’s Day and told not to return.

Film screening aims to inspire dyslexic children

5:30am Friday 25th April 2014

A FILM that aims to inspire people with dyslexia will be screened at the Central Library next week.

‘Four-year jail sentence is too harsh for my son’

5:30am Friday 25th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Alan Eatwell

A MAN has spoken out in defence of his son, who has been jailed for assault and false imprisonment.

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Sport

Boardroom battle delays contract talks

5:30am Friday 25th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Mark Cooper

THE current boardroom wrangle at Swindon Town has delayed contract talks for a number of out-of-contract stars and youth-teamers waiting to discover whether or not they have earned their first pro deals.

SWINDON ROBINS 46 EASTBOURNE EAGLES 44: Tight win delights Rossiter

5:30am Friday 25th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Action from last night's meeting between Swindon Robins and Eastbourne Eagles

SWINDON Robins team manager Alun Rossiter says that his team can build on their narrow victory over Eastbourne Eagles.

Town's Pritchard sad to say goodbye to his "best year in football"

5:30am Friday 25th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Alex Pritchard

ALEX Pritchard has been double-checking exactly when he was born in an attempt to extend his time at Swindon Town, which he has dubbed his “best year in football”.

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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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