LYDIARD Tregoze Parish Council has bucked the trend by deciding to support an unpopular planning proposal to build 48 homes within sight of the historic St Mary’s church at Lydiard Park.
A 94-YEAR-OLD woman had £500 stolen from her following a distraction burglary in Royal Wootton Bassett yesterday (SEPT 30)
POLICE are appealing for help to identify a man and a woman they would like to speak to in relation to a theft from a DIY shop.
Food may be more trendy than ever, but Diana Henry believes we'd all be happier in the kitchen if we remembered cooking's a life skill - not a hobby. She tells Ella Walker about the inspiration behind her 10th cookbook
THIS autumn Bill Kenwright will stage a new production of the timeless story of love, despair and hope: GHOST - THE MUSICAL, which comes to the New Theatre Oxford from October 31 – November 5. Andy Moss plays Sam and he tells the Adver how it is…
A DISTRAUGHT dog owner feels her beloved pet has been dognapped, after Brewster the red setter went missing in mysterious circumstances in Burbage yesterday (Thursday) afternoon.
A PATIENT support group has raised more than £14,000 towards new surgical equipment at the Great Western Hospital.
A PENSIONER is warning residents to be vigilant after she narrowly avoided being the victim of a phone scam.
CORPORATE director Maggie Rae has left Wiltshire Council it can be confirmed this afternoon.
A CONSULTANT surgeon at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon with a dedication for training and nurturing junior colleagues has been applauded at a national level by one of the country’s most well respected professional bodies.
TENSION may be running high in the Great British Bake Off tent at the moment, but that didn't stop scores of bakers across the borough from whipping up their very own masterpieces.
VisitWiltshire has secured funding for its plan to create one of the world’s long-distance touring routes between London and Bristol with about a quarter being in Wiltshire.
THERE was cake, cheers and tears as charity shop staff bid a fond farewell to their manager who is retiring after 13 years.
CUB Scouts from across the borough celebrated the foresight of founder Robert Baden-Powell a century ago this year with a birthday celebration at Roves Farm over the weekend.
LITTLE ones will get their fill of off-the-wall adventures and laughs this weekend in David Walliams's zany show Gangsta Granny.
Lots of residents ask me what exactly it is that MPs get up to when they are in Parliament, as speaking in the House of Commons Chamber is just one of a number of things that can oWhat ccur on a regularly busy day.
A VAUXHALL Corsa was stolen by thieves who got the keys for it during a Swindon burglary.
NEW College has become the first further education college to become a Digital Schoolhouse and the only one based within the Swindon and Wiltshire region.
RAIL passengers can expect more of a say on how their services are run after the TransWilts line was designated as a community rail service.
A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of a man who faces a string of non-recent sex offences.
A MAN who stole more than £700-worth of electrical items from John Lewis has been given a suspended prison sentence.
SWINDON’S Jonny May has been included in Eddie Jones’ 45-man elite player squad ahead of the Autumn International series.
EAGER shoppers queued for hours to get in to the new Joules store at the Designer Outlet Centre in Swindon.
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At the Los Angeles premiere of new HBO series "Westworld," stars James Marsden, Thandie Newton and Evan Rachel Wood talk about the dark themes of the show.
GEMMA Drew sets out on a tough route march today in a bid to help the cancer-stricken aunt she regards as a sister.
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DAVID Howell claims that if Europe can win this year’s Ryder Cup, it will be their greatest success in a decade.
HIGHWORTH Town have made an approach for Chippenham Town stopper Kent Kauppinen as they prepare for the visit of Thame United.
FAIRFORD Town manager Gareth Davies will be hoping his side’s fine start won’t be rocked this weekend when they travel to South Gloucestershire.
MARTIN Lloyd is confident his team can get a result this weekend as they return to league action against Tadley.
LUKE Williams has frankly admitted that he and his management team ask a lot of their charges but the Swindon Town head coach has no plans to soften his demands.
SEAN Murray feels that fine margins have contributed to Swindon Town’s undoing in recent weeks and that his side will get themselves back on an upward curve if they eliminate individual errors.
AS HE adapts to life in the Football League with Swindon Town, John Goddard is aiming to modernise his game by becoming as flexible as possible.
ROYAL Wootton Bassett head coach Alan Low is hoping for more of the same when his side host Oxford Harlequins this weekend.
SWINDON Supermarine manager Dave Webb sees no reason why his side can’t spring an upset and clip the wings of Welling United tomorrow.
IT IS safe to say the mood in the camp this week has had a big lift in the wake of what was an important four-point weekend.
SWINDON Wildcats chief Aaron Nell hopes that the Link Centre can continue to be a safe haven for Elite League quality players following Ben Davies’ successful temporary spell with the club.
IN THIS week, when surely even the most committed follower of the ‘beautiful game’ must have had their faith tested by events away from the pitch, probably the last thing Swindon Town devotees needed was a third straight home defeat to chew on.
SHREWSBURY Town manager Mickey Mellon says that he sees plenty of parallels between his team and Swindon Town the two sides prepare to lock horns this weekend.
NIESTER Maria Passed away peacefully at the Great Western Hospital on 20th September 2016, aged 87 years. Now reunited with her husband Wladyslaw and children Henry (deceased) and Mary (deceased). Much loved mother of John, Barbara, Elizabeth and…
PAGE Albert William 'Bert' Passed away on Monday 19th September 2016. Funeral to take place at Kingsdown Crematorium on Friday 7th October, 10am. No flowers please by request, but donations would be appreciated to The Soldiers Charity c/o A E Smith…
MORRIS John Brian Passed away peacefully at home on 24th September, aged 82, with sons and daughters present. Funeral will take place at South Oxfordshire Crematorium, Garford, OX13 5PA, on Monday 10th October at 12.00 noon, with a reception at the…
STEVENS Kenneth 'Ken' Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side at the Great Western Hospital on the 20th September 2016, aged 86 years. Beloved husband to Janet for 64 years, brother to Audrey and Derek (deceased), much loved dad to Andy…