A MAN charged with robbing a bookies in Swindon will appear in court next week.
THE Met Office has issued a yellow 'be aware' warning of ice for Wiltshire and Swindon.
Ollie Devoto will train with England as injury cover for Alex Goode before the Six Nations match against Ireland.
A MAN who refused to move his car from a pedestrian crossing because a police officer did not say 'please', has been fined after he failed to turn up to his own trial.
CHIPPENHAM-based green energy company Good Energy will create 300 new jobs over the next five years, according to an announcement made today.
HERE in Swindon we have many wonderful organisations and local charities that quietly, but effectively, make a huge difference to our quality of life. At a time when some larger and national charities are increasingly coming under the spotlight for the way in which funds are raised and spent, it is important to be reminded of the work of local groups, often running on a shoestring, use their funds to directly support the service they provide.
A FORMER Swindon Town steward who carried out a smash and grab at a supermarket has been jailed for eight months.
Edmund ‘Monty’ Mortimer began to write his memoirs – or at least set down his recollections of growing up in Swindon during the early years of the last century
A TEENAGER has appeared in court charged with damaging a great tit nest and six bird boxes.
STRATTON St Margaret Parish Council has voted to show it is in favour of extending its parish boundary to potentially take in Penhill, Pinehurst and Gorse Hill should the need arise.
COUNCILLORS have echoed their parishioners’ overwhelming outcry at proposals to take on street cleaning services from Swindon Borough Council by voting unanimously against the proposal.
HOW good are your negotiation skills when it comes to shaving money off an item in the shops, or is haggling for a better deal something you’d never even dream of doing?
ORGANISERS of the Wroughton Carnival have confirmed it will be back for 2016 delivering the very best of local talent.
THE HINDU community in Swindon opened its doors on Sunday for a cultural showcase to honour Saraswati, the god of wisdom and knowledge.
A 30-YEAR-OLD man has told magistrates that injuring his former girlfriend with a glass was a “reckless mistake” but he denied the offence.
POLICE are appealing for information following two incidents of indecent exposure in Cricklade in the past week.
COMMUNITY radio station Swindon 105.5 received a welcome donation of vital supplies on yesterday from the staff at Sainsbury’s in Stratton.
A NEW report has been released listing lessons Swindon Borough Council can learn from the collapse of Swindon Skips on Brindley Close.
HEALTH and safety rules had not been invented when mountain man Jim Bowie, of Bowie knife fame was fighting for his life at the Battle of the Alamo 180 years ago.
A FUTURE EastEnder was stabbed in the back nightly on the Wyvern stage this week in 1972.