SWINDON residents are being encouraged to become Dementia Friends and to better understand the disease which people are more fearful of than cancer.
YOUNG people are often dismissed as apathetic and disengaged when it comes to political decision making, but one Swindon teenager is determined to disprove that stereotype.
I always thought the best way was in a fish kettle with a court-bouillon but my ‘new’ advice is so simple that apparently it is common practice in New Zealand.
A SECONDARY school jumped for joy yesterday after it turned its fortunes around to receive a Good Ofsted rating.
Miles Storey, who has been on loan with Inverness Caledonian Thistle, is to leave Swindon Town and join Aberdeen.
A SEWING group presented a cheque for more than £700 to the Brighter Futures Appeal last week, raising money for a new radiotherapy centre at the Great Western Hospital.
A CHANCE remark in the spur of the moment opened up a whole new world for foster mum Ira Muir who had never considered fostering until she heard about a teenage boy in desperate need.
FREEMASONS from Swindon’s New Temple Lodge have donated £315 raised at their annual dinner to Wroughton-based Prospect Hospice.
Time is running out for anyone keen to invest in the country’s first local-authority backed solar scheme.
THE work of three team members at one of Wiltshire’s most respected law firms, Bevirs, has been recognised with their appointments as new associates.
PLANNING permission has been granted for a major development at Catsbrain Farm near South Marston which could lead to several hundred new jobs.
The Army and Wiltshire Police are warning bikers and 4x4 drivers not to stray off public rights of way on Salisbury Plain.
Market manager Kardien Gerbrands talks about Swindon farmers' markets
THERE has been a mixed reaction from dog owners to Swindon Borough Council’s proposal to fine dog walkers who do not keep their animals on a lead in certain parts of Lydiard Park.
Singers from the Kentwood Show Choir are tuning up for their annual show.
THAT cheeky bacon bap on your commute, yesterday’s side order of crispy rashers at the local greasy spoon and even the pack you threw casually in your trolley at the farm shop next door– you may not be familiar with Wiltshire Bacon Company, by name anyway, but chances are if you’ve tucked in a few strips of dry-cured pork lately, you are definitely acquainted with its juicy meats.
With its 18 pizzas, just as many pasta dishes, and those puddings, MICHELLE TOMPKINS is spoiled for choice at La Carbonara
TWO to five years….Every morning this death sentence hangs over Kevin Logan, an intolerable reminder of his numbered days.
DO certain court cases in this neck of the woods catch your eye?