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Temporary housing scheme returns to help rough sleepers this Winter

Swindon Borough Council will for the second year running offer special temporary winter housing provision for the town’s most vulnerable rough sleepers. The project, which will see a select number of homeless people given shelter...
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Man attempts to steal mobile phone from girl near to Cricklade Road

Wiltshire Police have launched an appeal for witnesses following an attempted theft. A 13-year-old girl was walking through the fields near Cricklade Road, near St Luke's School, on Thursday 2 June when a man approached her and...

MP defends leafleting during EU referendum campaign suspension

Robert Buckland has defended himself against claims that he was out delivering EU referendum leaflets while campaigning was suspended. The South Swindon MP was seen posting EU referendum leaflets through the doors of Wroughton households on Saturday...

Fire Service uses Mannequin Challenge to help promote recruitment

On call (retained) fire crews from Amesbury are using the global Mannequin Challenge trend that has swept social media to help promote on-call firefighter recruitment. Using the message ‘Can you fill this seat?’ the short...
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Increased patrols to tackle drugs and anti-social behaviour in Pinehurst

Wiltshire Police have been carrying out increased patrols in the Pinehurst area of Swindon as part of a crackdown on drugs and anti-social behaviour. On Saturday, 3rd November, officers from the Swindon North Community Policing...