TWO Swindon nursing homes have been rated inadequate and two care services told to improve after the Care Quality Commission found a catalogue of failings during inspections.
NEW PM Theresa May will make appointing a cabinet minister to take charge of Brexit one of her first tasks as she takes the keys to No 10.
By the end of today, we will have a new Prime Minister. I am very pleased that Theresa May, with her knowledge and experience of government at the highest level, will now steer us through the challenges ahead, delivering the manifesto that we were elected on last year and providing stability and confidence at this critical time.
A BOY of 11 who sparked a search when he went missing in Swindon yesterday is back home with his family.
ONCE a week without fail he peddled his wares through the streets of Swindon, stopping at the same spots, at the same time, thus enabling regulars to carefully dip their jars into either of his two large vessels and scoop out the nectar that was crucial to their ongoing health, wellbeing and vitality.
A TEENAGER who repeatedly raped a boy who was aged five or six years old has walked free from court.
WILTSHIRE Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson has backed a new report calling for fair funding for rural forces.
TWO lanes of the M4 eastbound closed between Junction 17 for Chippenham and Junction 16 for Swindon West and the A3102 because of a three-car crash.
Swindon 'better place to work than Oxford, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Liverpool and Birmingham'
SWINDON is a better place to work than Oxford, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Liverpool and Birmingham, according to a new survey.
A YOUNG woman who fought a life-and-death battle on the pavement to bring a man who collapsed in Swindon back from the brink of death has been awarded one of the country’s top national life-saving honours.
A NEW venture for Swindon’s greatest football legend was highlighted in the Adver this week in 1977.
FORMER 'death row dog' Teddy is finally back home with his family, after five months in police kennels.
WHEN a woman saw a teenage girl she knew being detained by a security guard she went and got involved only to find herself facing a charge of assault.
A SWINDON-based CGI company has been commissioned by aircraft manufacturer Airbus to create a virtual reality experience that simulates the feeling of flying some of the world’s largest aeroplanes.
A 78-YEAR-OLD RAF veteran is proving that age is nothing but a number as she takes to the skies in honour of her late husband.
A YOUTH worker has set himself the daunting challenge of walking 500 miles along an ancient pilgrimage route in northern Spain in aid of two Swindon charities.
A MAN has been discovered lying hurt in the middle of Manchester Road during the early hours of the morning.
THE former Chief Fire Officer of Wiltshire, Simon Routh-Jones, has been presented with the Queen’s Fire Service Medal.
A CHEESE thief has been told he faces being jailed if he continues to offend after he was spared being sent to prison for two thefts within 12 hours of each other.