THE Prison Officers Association has dismissed as ridiculous claims by the Ministry of Justice that only three men were involved in unrest at Erlestoke Prison which resulted in more than 100 inmates being moved to other jails.
FLORAL surprises are popping up all over Swindon this week as local grower Flower Dreams does its best to cultivate awareness of British Flowers Week.
A TEENAGER who was repeatedly caught by police as he involved himself in the trade in heroin and cocaine has been told he is facing jail.
MARION SAUVEBOIS meets a pastry chef who eats, sleeps and breathes his craft
KEEPING it together for Maddie, staying calm in front of her so she would not get scared during treatment is the hardest thing I’ve had to do in my life, writes MICHELLE SHURMER.
PARTS of Swindon are being swamped by long grass causing road and health hazards, claim residents.
THE Old Town Festival will continue today with some rousing classical music, a historical wander around the town and some swinging jazz numbers.
HAVE you heard the joke about the ferret that walked into a pub?
Disturbances at HMP Erlestoke causing damage to parts of the jail meant 130 inmates had to be transferred to nearby prisons over the weekend.
HERE'S a snapshot of how the Queen's 90th birthday was celebrated this weekend.
Residents in villages walkable from Stonehenge fear they will be "inflicted with masses" of cars because of parking fees for solstice events.
Bath confirm the signing of Northampton Saints scrum-half Kahn Fotuali'i and give a new contract to lock Charlie Ewels.
NEARLY 140 prisoners are thought to have been moved from Erlestoke Prison after a riot.
SWINDON’S LBGT community has reacted with horror and devastation to the news that 49 people were shot dead at a gay club in Orlando.
INSPIRING stories of the hard work put in by the region’s dedicated doctors and nurses were at the heart of a rather poignant awards ceremony held in Swindon on Friday.
A CHEAP bottle of red wine has been voted the best in the world in its category by experts, and you can buy it from Asda for just £4.37.
BUDDING entrepreneurs entered the Dragons' Den at Swindon College today.
PUPILS as young as ten are being warned about the dangers of carrying a weapon as part of an annual safety show in the town.
The parents of a woman thought to have been murdered 20 years ago offer £50,000 of their own money in a bid to catch their daughter's killer.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a mountain bike was stolen from outside the Great Western Hospital while a woman was visiting her mother.