Latest Swindon News

Swindon woman named as victim of fatal A303 crash

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 10:06
THE victim of the fatal crash on the A303 on Sunday has now been formally identified as Mariola Martin, 53, from Swindon.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Doctor who used James Bond-style watch to video sexual abuse of patients appeals his sentence

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 09:29
A FAMILY doctor who filmed himself sexually abusing female patients with his James Bond-style wristwatch will appeal against his 12-year jail sentence today.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Fears Swindon waste site fire could burn for weeks

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
THE blaze at Averies Recycling could burn for weeks to come as firefighters continue battling to put it out.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Council to ask non-users about views on Swindon's libraries

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
PLANS are under way to launch a town-wide consultation into the future of the library services in Swindon.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Wroughton exhibition commemorates Great War

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
WROUGHTON is commemorating the centenary of the First World War with an exhibition dedicated to 66 villagers who served during the conflict.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Team captain pushes himself to new limits

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
England wheelchair rugby league team captain Martin Lane took to the streets of Swindon last weekend in a marathon push to cover 31 miles to raise money for a new wheelchair.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Drugs gang’s final player sent to jail

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
THE final player in the Locks Network drugs conspiracy has been jailed for almost three years after missing his sentencing date while in police custody.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Site for autistic people's care home to be moved after protests

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
HOSTILITY to plans for an autistic people’s care home in Liden has led to the owners of the property searching for a better location.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Swindon children get chance to be community wardens

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
A POPULAR scheme which is both educational and fun will be running once again over the summer holidays.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Group marks Hepatitis world health day

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
VIRAL hepatitis is the world’s eight biggest killer.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

20 months jail over ‘dirty needle’ threat

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
A MAN who repeatedly threatened people with dirty needles while ‘obliterated’ on legal highs has been jailed for 20 months.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Big decline shown in school age smokers

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
SMOKING among secondary school pupils in Swindon has more than halved over the past ten years, hitting a record low in 2013.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

24 hours can be a lifetime

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
Around 7,300 people in the UK currently need a transplant. Of these, 1,000 – three a day – will die waiting as there are not enough organs available. The Organ Donation Service at the Great Western Hospital offers support to bereaved families to help them make informed choices. Specialist Nurse for Organ Donation, Allison Salmon, takes us through her day
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Hall spick and span

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
AN ARMY of professional cleaners descended on Savernake Street Social Hall in Old Town yesterday on a mission to restore the community centre to its former glory in time for a busy summer of activities.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Rise in council house evictions

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
THE number of evictions from council properties rose last year to its highest level for almost a decade.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Oh we have such ‘hateful’ memories

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:30
WE were plastered in make-up to look pasty, pale and sickly… those haircuts were so severe it was like being sheep sheared… we were told to scream ‘die, I hate you, death’… sitting in the front we could feel the sheer force of the hatred… my hair was gelled into a fierce quiff… no laughing, no swearing, just jump up and shout… we were told to show as much hatred as possible… on no account should we laugh… And on one occasion, when they hadn’t quite shaken off their initial inhibitions to hit full-on hate mode, an assistant director glared at the assembled crew and sneered: “Is that the best you can do – no wonder Swindon are in the Fourth Division.”
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Baby of the Year competition begins in earnest

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:00
MOTHERS were lining up to have their babies’ pictures taken at West Swindon Shopping Centre yesterday as the Adver launched its annual Baby of the Year competition.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Weighing in to aid young

Swindon Advertiser | News - July 30, 2014 - 05:00
YOUNGSTERS will be given the chance to kick-start a healthier lifestyle as part of a new initiative to prevent obesity.
Categories: Latest Swindon News

VIDEO: No rest for Wales' golden girls

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - July 30, 2014 - 00:17
Swindon-born Jazz Carlin looks ahead
Categories: Latest Swindon News

Home nations win three golds in pool

BBC News & Sport | Swindon - July 29, 2014 - 22:59
England's Ben Proud and the 4x100m medley team win gold in Glasgow, while Swindon's Jazz Carlin takes silver in the 400m freestyle.
Categories: Latest Swindon News
Syndicate content