A FORMER doorman has appeared in court for swearing at police officers after they accused him of starting an argument as he removed a rowdy group from a town centre pub.
I HAVE to admit that I have been gripped by the opening days of the 2016 Olympics. As part of the initial tally of medal winners, I am delighted that this includes Jazz Carlin, who swam with the Tigersharks at the Link, receiving silver for the 400m freestyle.
A TEENAGER has been spared six points on his driving licence for not having insurance after a court heard he had been misled and was the victim of fraud.
Nathan Outlaw prepares to join a line-up of culinary greats at the Big Feastival. MARION SAUVEBOIS spoke to him
Q "I have a family history of bad teeth and I'm worrying my five-year-old will also suffer. What can I do to help?"
The mum of 25-year-old Sam Pierce, who was born with Down’s syndrome, talks to MARION SAUVEBOIS about the joys and challenges of raising her son
THE saga of Dave the stray Park North cat continues.
DISABLED athletes from across Wiltshire took inspiration from the Olympics when they came together in Swindon for the annual Bob Cook Games.
IT all started as bit of a hoe-down at the village fete, then became a ‘one-off’ farewell gig for legions of fans before swiftly morphing into an annual reunion that is now – four decades later – a renowned international festival that somehow retains an almost neighbourly intimacy despite the presence of some 20,000 people.
Ex-RAF man John Brown is preparing to be strapped to the wing of a vintage biplane tomorrow to celebrate his 80th birthday.
VANDALS have defiled a war memorial in Penhill, scrawling obscenities into the stonework and breaking blocks off it.
A 22-year-old man has appeared in court accused of repeatedly raping a child when she was aged between six and eight.
THE next generation of nursing staff will soon descend on the Delta Business Park with the opening of Oxford Brookes new Swindon campus.
EFFORTS by the council to allay fears about the future of Dial-A-Ride didn’t stop dozens of its users turning out for an extraordinary general meeting on Friday.
A GARAGE boss is stepping up security after a young cashier was hit by a metal pole during an armed robbery last night.
THIS week we focus on Swindon Croquet Club.
TODAY is a special day for my wife and me as it is our 29th wedding anniversary.
POLICE are appealing for information after a 12-year-old cyclist was struck from behind by a motorcyclist - who failed to stop.
THE Victoria pub will play host to a special guest speaker this evening ahead of a film screening to kick off the build up to Swindon PRIDE this weekend.