VOLUNTEERS who helped put smiles on children’s faces over the summer have been thanked by the council for all their hard work.
LEGAL experts described Halliwell's decision to defend himself as "extremely rare".
RETIRED High Court judge Sir John Griffith Williams presided over the Halliwell case.
KAREN Edwards campaigned for greater ways to protect police officers like Steve Fulcher with the launch of the Justice For Becky petition.
THERE were smiles a plenty and happy chatter when the new Yr 7 students popped into Commonweal to take part in Summer School.
THE feathered and furry patients at Oak and Furrows were the stars of the show when the wildlife rescue centre held its open day yesterday.
SPEAKING after the verdict, former Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher who led the investigation into the Sian O'Callaghan murder said: "I am very pleased that Karen Edwards has finally seen justice done for her beautiful daughter Becky, who was brutally murdered by Christopher Halliwell.
DOUBLE murderer Christopher Halliwell spoke of strangling a woman during sex and asked how many victims he would have to kill to become a serial killer.
A BRANCH of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution several dozen miles inland? Ron Rose laughs. It’s not the first time he’s been asked the question.
ALTHOUGH those two great Swindon mysteries are still unsolved - why was it so long before we got our own Nando’s and how come we still don’t have an Ikea? - let me throw another poser into the mix.
TWO men stole a mobile phone and a rucksack in a knifepoint robbery in which a teenager was hit in the face.
MAGISTRATES have issued a warrant for the arrest of a man in Germany after he failed to attend court for a second time to answer a charge of stalking.
Something fishy with Simon Rhodes from Lobsterpot Fishmongers, Wood Street Food Hall
WHETHER you are hosting a sophisticated dinner party or looking for something sweet after all that barbecued meat, this recipe is a great finisher for any meal.
A MAN has appeared in court charged with racially abusing a police officer.
A BUS driver led police on a high-speed chase in his wife's car while twice the drink-drive limit.
Market manager Kardien Gerbrands talks about Swindon farmers' markets
MARION SAUVEBOIS finds out how one couple’s hobby has turned into a thriving business venture
GILL HARRIS samples something a little different at the Japanese all-you-can-eat buffet at Stanton House Hotel