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  1. Laura Makin-Isherwood
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Reward offered after Swindon tyre damage

A £500 reward is being offered for information after more than 120 tyres were slashed in Swindon.

Cars parked on several residential streets between the town centre and Old Town were damaged in the early hours of the morning. Wiltshire Police say they are taking the matter 'extremely seriously'.

Patrols have now been increased in the area. Officers will be available to offer advice to any victims.

Councillor Rodderick Bluh has joined with the Police and Crime Commissioner, Angus Macpherson, to offer money to anyone with information that leads to a conviction.

Renewed bid to find missing boy after 16 years

A twenty thousand pound reward has today been offered to anyone who can give information which solves the mystery of the disappearance of Damien Nettles.

The 16-year-old, from the Isle of Wight, was last seen after a night out on the island in November 1996.

Damien's mother Valerie has welcomed the reward - offered by Hampshire Police - but says she wishes it had been made available sooner.

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