THE MAN behind the multi-million pound plans to transform the Locarno building and make it ‘the heartbeat of Old Town’ faced a grilling from members of the Civic Voice on Thursday night.
A lamb born without a fleece is to be spared the chop and will be pursuing "a career in grassland management" instead, his owner says.
DEATH row dog Teddy’s owner has vowed to fight on, despite fresh heartache after his beloved pet was confirmed to be a pitbull.
TRESPASSERS on the tracks at Reading caused delays of up to 15 minutes to train through Swindon station.
A FOOD bank fine dining menu was served up by Swindon College students to mark the 10th birthday of a service that has saved hundreds of local families from going hungry.
A MAN has narrowly been spared jail for head-butting his wife.
Archive footage from April 1981, where parts of the UK saw up to four inches of the white stuff.
HUNDREDS of yellow rubber ducks will be bobbing down the river in Wroughton as part of the annual duck race on Monday.
A MAN who stole a vacuum cleaner with an insecure security tag has found himself slapped with a second community order to carry out alongside one he is already completing.
A MAN who assaulted a woman three times faces a court bill of more than £400.
A MAN who denied assaulting his ex-wife in a public carpark changed his plea before the matter went to trial.
THE Great Western Railway works in Swindon may have closed 30 years ago but the skills expertise that saw the success of the railway have certainly not gone to waste.
THE latest phone scam going round could scarily cost you hundreds of pounds - and you wouldn't even know until your bill came in.
A MAN who was spared jail when he was caught with tens of thousands of pounds worth of drugs hidden in his attic will have to hand over just £525.
PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Write:Swindon Advertiser, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.
A TEACHER who was given a suspended prison sentence earlier this week for a £20,000 fraud is already teaching at another Swindon school, under a new name.
Lydiard Trust has vowed to keep Parkrun free following Bristol Parish Council's decision to charge Parkrun for the use of its grounds.
A CLUB that helps to give people with learning difficulties a social life is celebrating its 35th birthday.
Sloths, zip lines and swathes of cloud forest are now even more accessible as a result of new direct flights from the UK to Costa Rica. Shereen Low visits the Central American wildlife paradise
POLICE are trying to trace the owners of three bicycles, all believed to have been stolen from addresses in Swindon in the last few days.