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HOT and spicy dishes straight out of Mexico were on the menu for youngsters from Eldene Primary School as they got a taste of the country’s cuisine.
ATHLETES disappointed at the cancellation of the Swindon half marathon are being encouraged to enter another race just down the road at Cricklade.
CHILDREN at Hop Skip & Jump have received a brand new play area thanks to a local partnership.
SIXTY five years ago today, on September 15, 1951, Royal Wootton Bassett couple Don Matthews and Iris Hooper were married at the Wesley Methodist Church in Faringdon Road, Swindon. Don's sister and Iris's niece were bridesmaids.
A DOORMAN was left wishing he went home instead of to a random party after the night ended with him being arrested for reversing a car into a truck.
AN intrepid Morris Minor making its way from one end of the country to the other in the name of a good cause is now over the half way mark – bringing it ever closer to Swindon.
LETHBRIDGE Primary School was transformed into a sea of costumes from bygone eras on Monday as the children launched themselves into new study topics.
Commuters heading to the capital from Swindon this morning are being advised to expect disruption to their journeys.
Keen to combine land and sea on holiday? Francesca Gosling samples a new stay-and-cruise package which discovers the best of both worlds
AGATHA Christie’s beloved murder mystery The Mousetrap returns to the Wyvern next week on the final leg of its record-breaking and first ever UK tour.
SPOOF news reporter Jonathan Pie has a problem. He has several problems. He hates his job. He hates his colleagues. But mainly he hates the news. In his satirical show, he reveals the truth behind recent news events both at home and abroad. He also discusses his own meteoric rise to mediocrity.
TAPE FACE, Christian name Sam Wills, is no run-of-the-mill comedian. He doesn’t tell jokes – in fact he doesn't say a word and goes round with gaffer tape slapped on his lips to make sure he doesn’t slip up.
THE mother of a five-year-old boy from Pinehurst has spoken of her anger after her son stepped on a dirty needle in a public park.
WHILE railway enthusiasts gathered at Steam to celebrate Swindon’s past last weekend, over at the Brunel centre they were applauding the stars of the future.
PASSENGERS hoping to travel by train this weekend will be in for a surprise as many services will be replaced by buses.
ORBITAL: A boy of 16 was found suffering a broken nose and finger after police were called to a reports of a group of youths attacking a teenager at the Orbital Shopping Park on Wednesday night.
ENTREPRENEUR Mark Pepperall is promising a feast for the eyes when his new contemporary art gallery Oink opens in Old Town.
DISGRUNTLED residents grilled a member of Swindon Borough Council on Wednesday night over the proposal to split their parish.
KILLER taxi-driver Christopher Halliwell only confessed to murdering a prostitute because a senior detective threatened his daughter, a court heard.
PAUL Dowman, better known as rapper Grim Sickers, is on cloud nine after sealing a deal with The Streets frontman Mike Skinner to release a track under his record label.