FACED with a taxi fare of £10 a man attacked the driver’s car, and then missed two chances to pay for the damage before being brought before the courts and ordered to pay.
WAITING for pharmacists to dispense his prescription a man jumped over the counter and helped himself to two boxes of subutex.
A MAN who was arrested twice in one month for being drunk and disorderly was sentenced to a community order at Swindon Magistrates Court on Friday.
KYLIE Pike was probably the proudest mum in Swindon as she watched her son Jack escort two young ladies to their school prom on Friday evening.
A body is found in the search for missing man John Hutchinson from Andover, Hampshire.
AIR Forces from around the globe have come together at RAF Fairford to wow spectators at another successful Royal International Air Tattoo.
THE company behind Superfast Swindon will seek permission this week to erect four masts in North Swindon, just months after similar plans were thrown out.
YOU never think that your teachers and classmates will become killers, but for survivor of the Bosnian war Kemal Pervanic, in 1992 that became his reality.
A HELTER-SKELTER wowed families this weekend for the 150th anniversary of the GWR Children’s Fete.
A DAILY nip of brandy and a positive attitude are the secrets to a long life according to Freda Comer who celebrated turning 105 at the weekend.
A cavalcade of 60 classic and modern cars drive around Swindon's famous Magic Roundabout.
FIRE-FIGHTERS were called to Haydon Wick last night after a shed and fence caught fire.
CARS from days gone by took to the Magic Roundabout early this morning in a stunning celebration of Swindon’s motoring heritage.
A DOG owner is appealing for help after a much loved St Bernard went missing in Stratton Wood this afternoon.
A PAEDOPHILE who failed to tell the mother of two young girls that he was on the sex offenders register before going on a camping trip with them has been given a suspended sentence at Swindon Magistrates Court.
A man dies after a light aircraft crashes near an airfield in Wiltshire.
Forward Ellis Iandolo and defender Bradley Barry both extend their contracts at League One club Swindon Town until 2017.
THE heavens were having a party on Friday as jets at the Royal International Air Tattoo thundered through the skies in a breath-taking start to the world's biggest airshow.
WEDNESDAY was a difficult day for all the families of those who lost loved ones during the Iraq War.
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