The Saga Louts got together to give rock ‘n’ roll fans in Swindon the chance to hear the sounds of the sixties played raw, live and exciting.
MUSIC has long been used as the focus of events seeking to raise money and awareness for good causes.
THE nights are drawing in and the mince pies are appearing on our supermarket shelves, so it must be time for Record of the Quarter: Q3, writes Joe Theobald, aka DJ Captain Wormhole.
Funnyman Jason Byrne tells MARION SAUVEBOIS why he will never retire...
WHEN Beth Vyse was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 28, the RSC actress declared life too short for self-doubt and regrets, packed in the theatre and penned her first comedy routine.
IT is March 1918. Anxiety builds in Captain Stanhope’s claustrophobic dugout as the threat of an imminent German attack looms over the battalion.
IT’S good to meet up with old friends...or perhaps not.
PREPARE to be transported back to the jiving 1940s with the Glenn Miller Orchestra.
ITS plot may seem a little far-fetched but, grand jewellery heist aside, Gangsta Granny was greatly inspired by David Walliams’s own exceptional grandmas.
SWINDON engineers, Michael Haywood and Christopher Duke, have been awarded Technician Membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) - an influential body representing the 90,000 civil engineers and technicians across the world who create and maintain our transport, water, energy, waste and flood infrastructure, and design and build awe inspiring sports venues, skyscrapers and bridges.
The Model Folk play acoustic, from the washboard and double bass to the wheezing of the harmonium and clarinet shriek.
IT seems the whole world is in shock.
PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: email@example.com. Write: Swindon Advertiser, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.
OVER the next few weeks every household in Swindon will receive a letter from the council outlining important changes to kerbside waste and recycling services.
A MAN seen by thousands of people on a social media video shouting racist abuse and then being chased through Swindon town centre has been told to do 150 hours of unpaid work.
THE mother of a disabled teenager has spoken of her disgust after a traffic warden slapped the family ‘s specially adapated vehicle with a parking ticket because it was too big to fit in a parking space.
A MOTHER said she fears she won't be able to care for her two young children after a tax agency claimed she was living with two men and threatened to stop tax credit payments.
A LANDLORD who allowed tenants to live in two ‘bed in shed’ properties in Swindon despite the accommodation being assessed as unsafe for habitation has been fined £7,000.
A malaria outbreak thought to have been caused by mosquitoes kills 25 penguins at Longleat Safari park.
“WORKMEN Dig Up Hoard of Bombs,” said one of our front page headlines this week in 1981.