The family of a man killed in a motorbike crash near Wallingford has paid tribute to a "doting father" and a "loving son and brother".
A FATHER of two who carried on downloading indecent images of children weeks after being spared jail for similar offences is finally behind bars.
SANTA made an early visit to Arkell’s this week, to check that everything was ready ahead of the brewery’s annual Arkell’s Christmas Market, being held at the brewery this Saturday.
A WOMAN with an alcohol dependency has been spared jail for failing on a suspended sentence after a judge heard she had got a job in a pub.
RUNNERS with a taste for mud are being asked to take part in Swindon’s messiest 10k event to raise funds for Prospect Hospice. Runners can now choose to tackle the 10K distance with the added challenge of obstacles on parts of the course.
COMMUNITY groups wishing to take on the running of a library have until January to submit an expression of interest.
COUNCILLORS in Stratton have become the first in Swindon to express a firm interest in taking over the library in their parish.
Since she’s worked with drama she’s now saying poems out loud, she’s talking to her friends, she’s a little bit feisty, she’s got a bit of fire now.
A MAN has admitted taking part in a break in at a service station in Royal Wootton Bassett has been released on bail by a judge.
Graham Carter - the voice of age and experience
UK manufacturers could inject an additional £2.56bn into the UK economy, cut energy consumption by nearly a third (31.6%) and boost their energy resilience by increasing investment in energy technology over the course of the next decade, finds a new report by Barclays.
I THINK I’ve hit on a way to do something about the knackered new road surface at Bruce Street Bridges.
AN INSPIRATIONAL life coach has urged people to get their nominations in for the Pride Of Swindon Awards 2017, citing the drive it gave him to prove himself even further.
TWO Swindon brothers will go head to head with the X Factor this month, as they attempt to score a Christmas number one hit with their new charity single.
Something fishy with Simon Rhodes from Lobsterpot Fishmongers, Wood Street Food Hall
IAN McMurray is no work-shy owner, waltzing in for his morning latte and nibble of lemon drizzle before leaving his dutiful busy bees to pick up the slack.
WHEN I asked for the menu and was told it was ‘Pie in the Sky’ it did take a second to realise this didn’t mean I was asking the impossible, rather that it was weekly pie night at The White Hart in Ashton Keynes.
DRIVERS are being urged to take extra care on the roads because of widespread fog.
THREE Swindon families are celebrating after being cleared on an allegation of failing to ensure the regular attendance of their children in school.
PARENTS of children at a Swindon school were stunned when they were sent an email that revealed the names of all the children receiving free school meals.