Paul Turner, Swindon's own concert pianist, is showcasing his lighter side with a lunchtime recital of jazz and ragtime.
A SWINDON bricklayer whose father was diagnosed with cancer took cocaine and cannabis as a coping strategy, the town’s magistrates heard.
LAW firm Thrings has been asked to join The Bar Council.
MYSTERY surrounds a vicious attack on a man as he walked home from a Haydon Wick pub before waking up in bed the following morning with no recollection of how he got there.
STAFF at the Co-Op in Wroughton are getting behind this year’s Prospect Hospice Easter egg appeal.
GET your walking boots on for this circular stroll with the Mid Wilts branch of the Ramblers.
IT is hard to believe that singer-songwriter Beverley Craven’s spellbinding song “Promise Me” dates back more than a quarter of a century.
A FORMER firefighter and Falklands veteran has won a prestigious photography award.
FOR a lot of people the Job Centre conjures up images of a drab and dull place which doesn’t induce much inspiration.
SWINDON Guide Dogs chairman Alan Fletcher is stepping down from his role after eight years and more than half a million pounds raised.
A STICKER designed by a Drove Primary School pupil will be used in a campaign to promote litter-picking.
CUTTING edge facilities that are helping shape the future workforce of the NHS officially opened at new Oxford Brookes campus in Swindon yesterday.
A NEW strategy to prevent child sexual exploitation has been approved by the cabinet in a move described by the council leader as one of the most important decisions it will take.
AN AID worker planning to fly to Africa to help disabled orphans is angry after being told she can’t take a much-needed suitcase full of underwear for the children without paying an £800 excess baggage charge.
TRAFFIC is starting to build on the M4 westbound between Junction 16 and 17 because of an accident.
PLANS to demolish WH Smith’s Greenbridge HQ and build more than 130 homes in its place have been given the green light by council planners this week.
A NURSERY that received a damning report from Ofsted has been given nine points to improve before the end of the month.
A MAN seen acting suspiciously in a Swindon supermarket café with tin foil has been fined for shoplifting by the town’s magistrates.
SANDWICH bar owners Dave Pope and Steve Richards have taken the world wide suspended coffee phenomenon a step further by using it to help street sleepers.
A PROLIFIC thief who stole tips left for the staff at a café in the town was so drunk at the time he had no memory of the incident, a court heard.