SWINDON Town head coach Luke Williams conceded that Swansea City were a cut above his side last night after they slipped to a third successive pre-season defeat when the Premier League outfit cruised to a comfortable 3-0 victory at the County Ground.
A selection of pictures from Swindon Town's pre-season friendly with Premier League side Swansea City by Dave Evans
SWINDON Town slipped to a third successive pre-season defeat this evening as Premier League side Swansea City cruised to a comfortable victory at the County Ground.
FIREFIGHTERS from four counties rushed to tackle a ferocious blaze on Wednesday evening as a fire ripped through the former Madison Hotel near the A419.
At the time of the millennium The Artful Dodger were huge clubbing acts and dance music gurus. Today they are still pushing the plastic and producing solid dance tunes but with a new fresh, earthy urban streets beat.
Appearing in a music video for indie rock band The Wombats is a strange stepping stone to performing on a floating theatre, but for Matt Jopling it is a summer to treasure.
SWINDONIANS are being encouraged to take a trip to Lower Shaw Farm tomorrow evening to meet the team behind their local Green Party.
MORE than one in three child car seats tested in Wiltshire recently were not fitted correctly.
PROPOSALS for a 60-home development in Lydiard Millicent on what residents describe as a ‘wildlife haven’ has been met with anger.
TWO thefts of alcohol from supermarkets are being investigated by police.
A DEVOTED husband who was so broken-hearted when his wife was taken into a care home, he took on a labour of love to make it possible for her to visit their marital home again.
AN ASPIRING young actor has landed a place at a prestigious drama school after beating 6,000 applicants all vying for just 30 places.
A LOCAL charity café has received a welcome boost thanks to a £1,000 donation from Nationwide.
A MAN who hid a packet of cocaine under his foreskin while naked in the car park of Homebase has appeared in court.
THE photos on these pages are from a remarkable archive belonging to Swindon man Mike Dolman.
SWINDON’S newest train station will open on Sunday as four years of work for the volunteers of the Coate Water Railway (CWR) comes to fruition.
INSPIRATIONAL transplant survivor Stacie Pridden will show her superhuman strength when she flies the flag for Swindon at the British Transplant Games this week.
Resilient leadership can hold the key to improving the wellbeing of your business and the mental health of your employees.
A MAN who lives in a tent in Coate Water Country Park and is battling a severe alcohol problem will be sentenced today for having a Stanley knife in his possession while sitting outside a town centre shop.
SWINDON strongmen proved that two sets of muscles are better than one as they pulled a pair of trucks for a good cause.
TEAMS will be allowed to make a fourth substitution during extra-time in the final three rounds of next season's FA Cup.
SWINDON Town have been handed a plum draw in the group stages of the EFL Trophy as they are set to face local rivals Oxford United and Chelsea’s U21s.
FORMER Swindon Town loanee Louis Thompson has been linked with a move to League One rivals Charlton Athletic.
THERE are already so many wonderful ways to raise money for the appeal and now you can help by opening a Tribute Fund on the Brighter Futures website.
ROYAL Engineer Alastair Bartlam wanted a challenge to mark the end of his 36-year military career.
A SERIAL burglar caught on CCTV plundering thousands of pounds worth of jewellery from a shop has walked free from court.
FIRE fighters came to the rescue of a stricken cat stuck on a Taw Hill roof yesterday.
WILTSHIRE Olympic medallist Shelley Rudman and teenage Para-cyclist champion Lauren Booth have become charity ambassadors for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.
DESPITE having an A-Level in photography, Sheri O'Reilly didn't pick up a camera for years,
WHEN Stephen Jordan first started cycling three years ago, it was a way to save the bus fare on his way to work. But besides helping his finances, the 30-year-old from Woodhall Park has also boosted his health, helped raise money for good causes and…
A SWINDON woman was hurt when the Fiat 500 she was driving overturned on the A361 Swindon Road today. A SWINDON woman was hurt when the Fiat 500 she was driving overturned on the A361 Swindon Road today. A SWINDON woman was hurt when the Fiat 500…
POLICE are on the hunt for witnesses after an elderly man indecently exposed himself in West Swindon.
CHRYSTIE Georgina Ann In loving memory of a wonderful Wife and Mother who passed away a year ago 27-07-15 Sadly missed by all her family R.I.P
MORE than 750 pigs were killed in a barn fire in Bromham last night.
DONATIONS to the Radiotherapy Appeal come from many weird and wonderful places, none more so than this.
THEY had been lording it over the people of Swindon since the early years of Elizabeth I, influencing crucial aspects of daily life from meteing out justice, decreeing the size of wage packets, rents for farmland and housing to raking in profits from…
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AS THE school term ends for the summer, the House of Commons has also risen until September. After the extraordinary events of the last month, the Recess comes as a welcome period for me to re-charge my batteries and to carry on working here in…
A STRIKER is top of the shopping list for Swindon Town chairman Lee Power, with just 10 days to go until the start of the season.
A SWINDON salon picked up a winners award at the BABTACS annual award in London recently.
LOWER Stanton St Quintin eventer Kitty King admits there is a temptation to keep her horse, Ceylor LAN, wrapped in cotton wool as she prepares for her first Olympic Games appearance.
PAUL Crichton is aiming to take a fatherly approach to his new role as Swindon Town’s goalkeeping coach.
THE English Football League will reveal which clubs opted to accept their invitation to enter their academies into the revamped EFL Trophy when the group-stage draw takes place later this morning.
SWINDON Town head coach Luke Williams says that he won't be pressing any panic buttons as his side prepares to play host to Premier League side Swansea City this evening.
FLEETWOOD Town manager Steven Pressley has resigned from his role at Highbury after just nine months in charge of the League One club.