Joe Hughes has overcome Erb's palsy in his right arm to earn a fight for the WBO intercontinental super-lightweight title.
ART world royalty Eileen Cooper has picked the Swindon Museum & Art Gallery for a special retrospective of her acclaimed drawings.
POLICE are investigating reports of a man flagging down cars on country roads in North Wiltshire and asking for money.
A PURTON school dug their spades into the soil to celebrate the start of construction work on their brand new sports field.
A SOLDIER has told of his "immense" pride at collecting the MBE of his Gurkha officer grandfather, who died not knowing he had been awarded the honour.
A BRAIN injury charity will host a live music fundraiser tomorrow (MAY 14) in aid of National Action for Brain Injury Week.
Singer songwriter Jess Vincent, whose latest album Shine has won her rave reviews and an army of new followers, is coming to Swindon to take part in this month's Lazy Sunday Afternoon session.
A WOMAN has received a conditional discharge after she failed to notify the Department for Work and Pensions that her partner was working.
COMMONWEAL School staff have been set up to score in their bid to raise money for a charity that helps grieving parents.
A MOBILE phone containing treasured family pictures left on a bus has been reunited with its owner.
THE £10m improvements planned for Junction 16 of the M4 are to start this summer.
LOUIS de Bernieres never intended to be anything other than a poet. But his agent, passed on to him from a friend (who happened to be in the audience at the Swindon Festival of Literature), told him not to bother. She didn’t ‘get’ poetry she said dismissively, and even if she did there was no money in it anyway.
TALENTED singer songwriter Lottie Jenkins, who made the final ten of a national competition, has been praised by the celebrity judges for her ‘Elton John vibe’ song.
Swindon Town chairman Lee Power says striker Jon Obika does not want to sign a new contract with the League One club.
BROTHERS who had been accused of being involved in running a cannabis farm in a flat have had the charge against them dropped.
A MAN who plundered more than £180,000 from friends and family claiming he could put it in a high returns scheme has been jailed for a year and eight months.
LOCAL author and historian Andy Binks proved himself a natural raconteur before a packed house at the Central Library on Thursday evening.
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.