SIGNIFICANT concerns have been raised about the openness and transparency of the Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership.
Instead of taking to her heels at the sight of the desolate ‘shack’ on Shrivenham High Street, just a few yards from her own award-winning delicatessen, her antennae shot up and she hatched plans for a village coffee shop and deli.
THE FUTURE of a new museum and art gallery for Swindon has moved ever closer with the appointment of an experienced museums expert to lead the project.
A SWINDON man allegedly subjected his partner to ten years of domestic abuse, a court heard today.
THE Duke of Edinburgh put his skills of being the ‘world’s most experienced plaque unveiler’ to good use earlier today, as he unveiled a new barracks at MOD Lyneham named in his honour.
AWARD-winning organic farmer Helen Browning is set to open a pop-up eatery at Old Town’s Bistro Les Chat at the end of this month.
Last month, the council hosted Jobfest, an event which brought many young people together with more than 80 local employers.
A FOOTBALLER who had about £1,500 worth of cocaine which he was going to share with mates at a party has been spared jail.
BUSINESSES in Swindon are being warned that when staff move out of their offices over the Easter break, rats could be tempted to move in.
SWINDON Mela is regarded as one of the finest celebrations of South Asian culture and this year the organisers have found themselves in the running for not one, but two Pride of Swindon Awards.
New Swindon head coach Luke Williams admits he was surprised to be given a five-year contract at the League One club.
YOUNGSTERS from Swindon schools have been boosting their confidence and improving their social skills with the help of professional drama workers since the start of the year.
PLANS have been drawn up by the potential new owner of Newspaper House on Victoria Road in a bid to kick-start the regeneration of Old Town.
EMERGENCY services have rushed to the scene of a house fire in Royal Wootton Bassett.
It was Millie’s first outing to an Indian restaurant and there were nothing but positive comments as the kurma was demolished with relish.
THE number of workers on zero-hours contracts has increased by 104,000 to 801,000.
TWO brothers who lost 20 stone between them are encouraging Swindon’s businesses to back their bid to raise a massive £5,000 for Cancer Research UK.
Visiting Northern Cyprus, the setting of bestselling writer Victoria Hislop’s latest novel The Sunrise, HANNAH STEPHENSON looks at how tourism is trying to ease the years of conflict
AWARD-WINNING hairdresser Joshua Goldsworthy has taken his glittering career to another level with a stint styling the world’s most glamorous supermodels at Paris Fashion Week.