CHARITY Swift Medics, which has saved lives across Wiltshire, Bristol and Bath with its emergency response doctors, is celebrating after being awarded £95,000 in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.
PARISH councillors have teamed up with residents in North Swindon to plant almost 500 trees in a bid to spruce up the area and protect the environment.
THOUSANDS of shoes formed a poignant tableau this weekend to refugees who lost their lives at sea.
Dave Jones, who helped Paralympian Jo Frith win gold in Rio while volunteering at Chippenham Archers, wins the BBC Unsung Hero award for the West.
A Conservative councillor resigns from a local authority's cabinet over non-payment of a council tax bill.
CHRISTMAS decorations, twinkling tinsel and hand-made garlands were just a selection of creative crafts available at a festive charity fair at the weekend.
FIVE refugees who have made their home in Swindon will visit the Houses of Parliament today in partnership with the recently launched Swindon City of Sanctuary movement.
FEW can reduce a full house to stitches like the maestro, Alan Ayckbourn.
Market manager Kardien Gerbrands talks about Swindon farmers' markets
THERE are still some places available this weekend for the annual Santa Run at Lydiard Park.
First Dates is looking for singletons who are hoping to meet the love of their life.
FRESH off an aeroplane after spending eight weeks in Asia, internationally renowned artist Ian Murphy made a whistle-stop tour to Prior Park Prep School in Cricklade yesterday in hope of inspiring the next generation.
A SENIOR councillor has resigned from his cabinet role after being taken to court over the non-payment of council tax.
SOME may have noticed strange goings-on around JoJo’s Dairy of late.
Swindon companies will have access to a useful additional resource from this week, as Influence – “the business voice of Swindon” - launches its new website.
YOUNG animal lovers could land themselves with a dream job at the Studley Grange Craft Village and Butterfly World who are on the lookout for an apprentice animal keeper.
A COUPLE of Adver stories have got me thinking about advertising, public images and stuff like that, writes BARRIE HUDSON.
The Christmas tree countdown is now on as garden centres prepare for their stocks of trees to arrive from late November onwards. Hannah Stephenson finds out about the range of trees available and which one might suit your home
THE Kentwood Christmas Cracker is one of those shows that I look forward to every year. It starts my Christmas season with a bang, and this year was no exception.