A TEENAGE robber who carried on offending after being given two chances by a judge is finally behind bars.
FOOTAGE of Swindon not seen for three decades is going online in a series of short films.
A DETECTIVE who helped jail a gang for 120 safe burglaries across five counties has been recognised for bringing them to justice.
WILTSHIRE police have warned they will actively target any motorists they suspect are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs over the festive season.
St John's Church in Whitbourne Avenue and Swindon Restore Charity Shop will be hosting a Christmas Festival at the church tomorrow from 11am - 6.30pm. A nativity stable, raffles, local performers and a Santa's grotto will be providing entertainment until the blessing of the Christmas tree by candle light at 6pm. Hot waffles and berries, mulled wine and hot dogs and burgers will be available.
A POPULAR member of the traveller community suffered fatal head injuries when his car hit a tree after he misjudged the speed on a bend, an inquest heard yesterday.
Campaigners say they have been given an "impossible timeframe" to save Swindon's libraries.
As the festive season draws near, it's time to think about gifts for your favourite gardener. Hannah Stephenson digs out some of the best
THERE’S been a startling bout of common sense in our courts this week.
LAST night Cabinet reviewed the draft budget for 2017/18 in which we have to make a further £20m of savings on top of the £20m we have to save this year.
TWO sisters who have been hugely supported by an extensive network of friends in raising funds for Prospect Hospice have committed to continue with their support, despite having far exceeded their original expectations.
IT’S going to be a good week in town for those who like their music… well, their rock music at least, as most days have a generous helping of the dulcet sounds of classic rock and metal both original and otherwise.
Joe Theobald, aka DJ Captain Wormhole, Looks at all things vinyl
FRESH from a sell-out run at Edinburgh, Rory Bremner is back with a glut of new impressions, obseravtions and jokes. But it's still all a work in progress, so bear with him as he attempts to make sense (and nonsense) of a world where Boris Johnson is Foreign Secretary, Donald Trump is President-elect, and Brexit means Brexit. We wish him the best of luck with that!
THE days of slumming it in grubby basement clubs and dodgy bars to a less than receptive audience are long gone for Stephen K Amos. Not only has he become a household name in the UK, but he is now 'World Famous' - according to the title of his latest show anyway.
It’s that time of year when many households are putting up their Christmas trees and decking the halls while listening to the festive album by St Agnes Fountain.
Sue Austin, a huge Elvis Presley fan, has persuaded one of the UK's top tribute singers to perform in Swindon.
A CRASH closed Windsor Road this morning.
“THERE was one called Big Bad Dom, it was for Domestos and it was set as a Western,” Bill Ward sets the scene for his favourite childhood ad, with such gravitas, he may as well be reciting Shakespeare. “Domestos was going round with a gun, sorting things out and solving problems. I remember that one particularly well.”
A SWINDON pub turns into a hard rock cafe this weekend when three bands turn up the beat for a themed night.