A LIFETIME of subterfuge and intrigue was celebrated in Old Town yesterday when centenarian Doris Cooper celebrated her birthday.
SHOPPERS at the Brunel Shopping Centre will soon be able to take a break after plans for a new 16,000 square foot food court were announced.
THERE was barely enough room in the Kingsdown Crematorium for all of the friends and family who came to pay their respects to speedway star David Ashby yesterday.
ANOTHER chapter in the burgeoning relationship between two of the town’s employee-owned businesses will be written on the roads of Swindon Half Marathon this weekend.
A SAXOPHONE, a laptop and a doll that has seen better days were just some of the items brought to the first Repair Cafe held at the Savernake Street Social Hall on Sunday.
REGULAR shoppers at Swindon’s Lidl and Aldi supermarkets will be familiar with having to bring their own shopping bags or face paying for them.
SUPPORTERS travelling to Oxford for the derby cup clash tomorrow tonight are encouraged to behave themselves, with an increased police presence on the scene.
A FARMER has warned children they will be putting themselves in danger by playing in fields that will soon be home to an amorous bull and his many girlfriends.
FABIEN Robert is the latest player to join the growing list of long-term absentees for Swindon Town.
A 14-YEAR-OLD girl was stabbed in the leg in the early hours of Sunday morning in Penhill while attempting to defend another woman from a man with a knife.
ORGANISATIONS, clubs, and local residents flocked to the Redhouse Community Centre open day on Saturday ahead of its official opening later this year.
FORMER soldier and marathon runner Mike Buss, who is accused of stealing from Help For Heroes, told a jury 'There was never anything dishonest about what I did.'
A YOUNG girl was stabbed in the leg in the early hours of Sunday morning in Penhill while attempting to defend another woman from a man with a blade.
MORE top riders have been added to the bill for Sunday's Abbey Farewell meeting at Blunsdon.
Zayn Malik has returned to One Direction - but only in a new musical about the band.
GIVEN Town will be without five midfielders for tomorrow’s visit to Oxford United new signing Momar Bangoura could be thrust straight into the action.
SWINDON may rank fourth in the UK for business growth thanks to a healthy concentration of small independent companies but it lags far behind when it comes to offering fledgling traders support and networking opportunities.
SHOUTS and screams of delight descended on Trinity Day Nursery on Saturday as crowds of children gathered to the official opening courtesy of CBeebies favourite, Mr Bloom.
WILTSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is warning hoax callers who made prank calls over the weekend they could expect a follow-up call from police.
Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence Mr K. Hoare trading as J K Transport of 29 Hyde Road, Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wilts, SN4 8GA is applying to change an existing licence as follows. To keep an extra 2 goods vehicles and 2 trailers at the…
Public Notice - Licensing Act 2003 An application has been made to Swindon Borough Council by KINGA GABRIELA GRYGO for the grant of a Premises Licence at WAWEL, 18 - 19 FLEET STREET, SWINDON SN1 IRQ, that allows: Sale by Retail of Alcohol for…
WRITING in his first monthly column, Chief Constable MIKE VEALE says: As you will be aware, October 1 saw the introduction of new Government laws which make it illegal for anyone to smoke in vehicles with children present.
A 17-year-old male was arrested at about 10.40pm on Thursday, October 1, after he failed to stop for officers in the vehicle he was driving. He then collided with a hedge in Cricklade Road.
Gary Edward Lane 23/02/1985 - 02/10/2008 Seven years without you here, Yet still we hurt the same. A void that we can never fill, Still daily speak your name. We fought until we found the truth, Your final nights now clear. A loss so hard to…
FAIRFORD Town have been handed a home tie in the first round proper of the FA Vase.
A wheelchair-bound man who is accused of sexual assault and indecent exposure has been released on bail by a judge.
Looking at some of the winners and losers from the League One clubs after the latest weekend of action.
IT IS AT times like this when some in the Swindon Town dressing room may start looking for who to blame.
TANGERINES boss Neil McDonald thought his side should have scored more, even though the one goal was enough to beat Swindon Town.
FOR a second time this season Town came up against the most rudimentary of tactical propositions - the 4-4-2 - and came up short.
A BABYSITTER who had sex with her 11-year-old charge has been spared jail after the lad's dad, who she had also had a fling with, said his son regarded it as a 'notch on his belt'.
SMITH Nigel Brian At the Great Western Hospital on Saturday 26th September 2015 aged 75. Dad to Alan and Grandad to Louie. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday 14th October, 10.30 at Kingsdown Crematorium. Family flowers only please but…