NOW that the local elections are over councillors - and politicians more widely - are mulling over all the messages that you, the electorate, have sent to us.
THE origin of why Friday the 13th is considered such an unlucky day goes back hundreds of years and is shrouded in mystery.
GUIDE Dogs for the Blind gained two new canine companions with the help of the Water Research Council this week.
THE Magic Roundabout will close for roadworks for a night in July - and to take advantage of this classic cars will be paraded around it.
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Two baby pygmy goats have been introduced to a care home for disabled people in Wiltshire as a form of pet therapy for residents.
A MAN will stand trial next month after he was caught in a car that had been stolen and driven along the M4.
THE owner of a car struck during a police car chase through Toothill yesterday claims his insurance company is refusing to pay out, due to an 'incredible loophole' in his policy.
PUPILS from four Swindon schools faced off in a sporting battle yesterday afternoon to see who would go on to be the table tennis champions of Wiltshire.
After a successful appeal over his conviction and sentence for assault, Swindon boxer Jamie Cox tells MICHAEL REEVES about his regrets over the incident that led to his prison spell - and his determination to get his career back on track
THERE are growing calls for a Conservative councillor to back up the claims she made on libraries during last week’s election campaign.
Ahead of this weekend's final, we look back at every UK Eurovision entry since the first one in 1957.
THOUSANDS of residents should have access to the council-backed wireless broadband scheme from the beginning of next month.
THE COMPANY behind the North Star multi-million pound development has moved to allay fears about its accounts.
Coastal cottages take GILL HARRIS to the blissful days of the Famous Five as she heads down to East Devon to indulge in gorgeous views and some very fine dining
A third man is charged in connection with a tipper truck crash which killed four people in Bath.
THE hunt is on for the most and least parking friendly car parks in Swindon.
FOLLOWING an investigation by the IPCC, Wiltshire Police has been cleared of causing a trial to collapse in order to protect former Prime Minister Ted Heath.
MYTHICAL adventures form distant shores were brought to vulnerable children in Swindon after the Aldbourne Children's Book Group (ACBG) welcomed an award winning storyteller to the town.
An investigation finds no evidence a case against a brothel madam was dropped because she threatened to make allegations against Sir Edward Heath.