A LOCAL youth theatre company has announced its new name as it embarks on what promises to be a spectacular 30th anniversary.
Wiltshire was one of the first to experiment with removing white lines from roads in a bid to encourage safer driving - did it work?
GREAT Western Railway has scooped the top award for Outstanding Operating Team, as well as being recognised in three other categories, at a prestigious rail industry award ceremony.
WITH thousands of people calling time on their New Year’s resolution after just one month, dozens of members of staff at the Great Western Hospital are sticking to theirs and continuing with an epic six-week walking challenge.
IN MY last column, I touched on one of the Conservative Party’s key manifesto pledges to extend the existing entitlement of 15 hours of free childcare a week to 30 hours for working parents of three- and four-year-olds.
MOVIE fans can look forward to enjoying films in higher resolution, on bigger screens and in cutting edge immersive sound with the announcement that Swindon is to get its first IMAX cinema.
THE owner of Oops-A-Daisy Childcare in Kembrey Park has made the decision to close its doors.
A pub customer claims a rat ran up his leg and took a chip out of his hand while he was eating.
A FOOTBALL fan who admitted racially abusing a member of staff at the County Ground has been fined more than £200.
A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of former nightclub manager Jason Ranford after he failed to attend court to answer charges of driving while disqualified.
HOPES that the Swindon Food and Drink Festival could become a regular highlight of the town’s social calendar have been dashed.
BUS passengers in Swindon can look forward to a more comfortable ride this spring after Thamesdown Transport announced an investment of £1.4 million in ten new buses for the town.
NEW figures show that more than £2.1 million of National Lottery funding was awarded across Swindon last year alone.
THE red carpet will be rolled out in Marlborough next week when Camilla Parker Bowles heads to Savernake Hospital to meet staff, patients and fundraisers.
PLANS to lease Lydiard Park and House will move forward at next week’s cabinet meeting, while plans to introduce car parking charges there and Coate Water have also been announced.
A NATIONWIDE insurance firm due to open the doors to its new offices in Swindon this spring has been named as one of the country’s leading employers of apprentices after picking up one of the top accolades at the National Apprenticeship Awards.
A FAMILY-run firm is bucking the cold winter snap and revealed it is enjoying year on year growth as they enter their fifth anniversary year.
A pair of teenagers who robbed a man of his mobile phone will still face a trial over whether they had a knife.
Woman who struck love rival with stiletto pleads with judge to grant her bail then fails to return to court
A judge has issued a another warrant for the arrest of a mum who hit a love rival in the face with the point of her stiletto shoe in a drunken attack.