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  • Five goal Bassett fail to impress boss Paul Swindon Advertiser:

    WOOTTON Bassett Town may have won 5-1 against bottom of the table Cheltenham Saracens, but manager Paul Braithwaite was not happy with his team. read more

  • Inquiry call on recycling fire Swindon Advertiser:

    A MOTION calling for a public inquiry into the handling of the Averies Recycling fire will be discussed by Swindon Council tonight. read more

  • Bike build scheme is all ready to roll Swindon Advertiser:

    ONE less bicycle theft on the streets of Penhill and Build-a-Bike will prove to have been worth the efforts of volunteer mechanic John Paine. read more

  • Cyclist’s medal pride Swindon Advertiser:

    ROYAL Wootton Bassett’s Joanne Morris was thrilled to bring home a bronze medal from the inaugural Invictus Games after undergoing numerous knee operations. read more

  • Watkins to face former foe of a world champion on debut Swindon Advertiser:

    LUKE Watkins debut opponent has been named as David Vicena in a six-round contest. read more

  • Police appeal after man assaulted in Swindon pedestrian tunnel Swindon Advertiser:

    A 28-YEAR-OLD man was assaulted in a Swindon pedestrian tunnel on Saturday afternoon. read more

  • Police chief to remain in role as investigation continues Swindon Advertiser: Patrick Geenty

    THE Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police, Patrick Geenty, will remain in his role while he is investigated over allegations of a cover-up relating to complaints made against the force. read more

  • Police appeal after spate of thefts from vehicles in East Swindon

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a series of thefts from vehicles in East Swindon. read more

  • FAMILY: Shaping Up Swindon Advertiser:

    Ronny Terry is a Swindon-based personal trainer. He has previously worked as Performance Analyst with Swindon Town FC and on obesity initiatives with the NHS. Tweet your questions to @SWITCHFITUK or visit read more

  • FAMILY FITNESS: Getting yourself seen Swindon Advertiser:

    This is the first of a four-part series where we’ll give you top tips to help save you money, keep fit and enjoy your travel around Swindon in the winter months by bike. You’ll also be able to pre-register interest for a free winterise your bike pack courtesy of Sustrans. One of the beauties of cycling is that it can be enjoyed all year round. There’s no need to put your bicycle away just because the weather turns cold. With a little advice and some basic equipment you and your family can cycle year round and beat the winter blues by keeping fit and active while beating those traffic jams. read more

  • FAMILY PETS: Tick Tick Tock Swindon Advertiser:

    Matt Whittaker, manager of Pets At Home Swindon, writes about treating your cat or dog against ticks read more

  • FAMILY HEALTH: Marking those midlife milestones Swindon Advertiser:

    Turning 50, becoming a grandparent, getting divorced, going through the menopause – these are just a few examples of significant milestones that can occur during mid and later life. And, according to a recent survey, such events can inspire an image overhaul. read more

  • FAMILY FASHION: Hot legs for a cold snap Swindon Advertiser:

    Stylist Shan Williams offers her tips on choosing your autumn tights read more

  • FAMILY DAYS OUT: At Noah's Ark Zoo Farm Swindon Advertiser:

    LIONS, giraffe, tigers and camels are just some of the animals families will find when they take a walk on the wild side at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm. read more

  • Derrick VIVEASH

    VIVEASHDerrick17.9.2001 Time and years slip slowly by, But memories of you will never die. Loved and missed always Pat and Family. Also our 50th Wedding Anniversary 17.10.1964 - 17.10.2014 My dearest wish would be to share this day with you. My love forever Love you always Pat xx read more

  • Chris and Alice BEALE

    Chris and Alice BEALE Congratulations on the safe arrival of your twin baby girls ISLA JASMINE and MAYA VICTORIA Born on September 13th, 2014 At the United Christian Hospital, Kwan Tong, Kowloom, Hong Kong. With love from Mum, Dad and all the Family xxxx read more

  • They said it was fact, I had cancer Swindon Advertiser:

    Chest pains and itchy legs were the early signs of Tracey Burrell’s illness, but worse was to come. EMMA DUNN reports read more

  • Beware of the boys in blue Swindon Advertiser:

    The Army camp that banished the ‘bad’ troops read more

  • How fitting that Swindon should be home to a new UTC Swindon Advertiser:

    It’s been a proud day for Swindon to see the first group of young people begin their studies at our new University Technical College. read more

  • Meet with MP Swindon Advertiser:

    ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT: Residents have a chance to meet the MP for North Wiltshire, James Gray, at his next constituency surgery on September 20, between noon and 1pm at the Civic Centre. Town and county councillor Mary Champion will also be on hand to answer residents’ questions. read more

  • Lane closed off Swindon Advertiser:

    TOWN CENTRE: One lane will be closed in Faringdon Road, at the Farnsby Street junction, from tomorrow. Thames Water is carrying out a planned cover replacement and delays are likely until Monday. read more

  • Motion to close Averies Swindon Advertiser:

    SWINDON: Measures available to the council to hold Averies Recycling Ltd to account for the 57 day blaze at their Marshgate site will be considered tomorrow at the meeting of full council. read more

  • Cooper admits Town were knocked off their game Swindon Advertiser:

    MARK Cooper thought that Swindon Town got away from their principles as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Oldham Athletic at the County Ground last night. read more

  • Chaundy takes a leap of faith Swindon Advertiser:

    RISING triple jump star Abbie Chaundy is hoping that a move to Oaklands College will continue her impressive progress in the sport. read more

  • Panto star Lewis is a charity hit (oh yes he is)

    A DOZEN theatre workers paid homage to the lead character of this year’s panto while raising money for a good cause. read more

  • A horrible time for all Swindon Advertiser:

    WORLD War One will meet tag-team wrestling at the Wyvern Theatre this week during a show with an alternative take on the conflict. read more

  • African woman in plea for Ebola aid Swindon Advertiser:

    LIBERIAN Ellen Heavens is calling on the people of Swindon to show their generosity and help her home country fight an Ebola epidemic which has killed many, including her own friends and family. read more

  • SWINDON TOWN 2 OLDHAM ATHLETIC 2: Hosts lose their rhythm Swindon Advertiser:

    TOM BASSAM sees off-key Town pegged back by late Morgan-Smith goal read more

  • Old Boys kick off their league campaign with a victory Swindon Advertiser:

    SWINDON College Old Boys got their league season off to a winning start with a 17-8 win over Chipping Norton to add to their cup success the week before. read more

  • Woman in court charged with fire death

    THE woman charged with the murder of Michael Redpath following a fire in Swindon last week has appeared at Bristol Crown Court. read more

  • Church highlights role at centre of community Swindon Advertiser: What's your favourite biscuit to accompany a cup of tea?

    THIS month marks the 75th anniversary of the opening of Immanuel Church, in Upham Road. read more

  • Sexual assault bid after a night out Swindon Advertiser:

    A NIGHT out in Old Town earlier this year ended with an attempted sexual assault after a woman brought a man back to her home in the town centre. read more

  • Buses pelted with stones Swindon Advertiser:

    BUSES had to be diverted at the weekend after transport bosses deemed a route unsafe for drivers and passengers. read more

  • Special moment as UTC opens its doors Swindon Advertiser:

    STUDENTS made history yesterday as they filed into Swindon’s new University Technical College. read more

  • Sex offender groomed girl Swindon Advertiser:

    A BRITISH Legion standard bearer who sexually abused a vulnerable young girl has been jailed for 12 years for what a judge called “acts of gross depravity and wicked exploitation”. read more

  • MPs put the pink in Parliament for charity day Swindon Advertiser:

    SWINDON’S Parliamentarians have joined the fight against breast cancer by agreeing to be pretty in pink for charity. read more

  • ‘Curb school run parking’ Swindon Advertiser:

    GREATER powers for PCSOs to tackle nuisance drivers outside school gates will be proposed at the meeting of full council tomorrow. read more

  • Burglar stroked hand of victim as she was asleep Swindon Advertiser:

    A BURGLAR who woke a woman by brushing against her hand as she slept in her bed has been jailed for 20 months. read more

  • Town football fan escapes ban order Swindon Advertiser: Fans will have a say in the future of the County Ground

    SWINDON Town fan Kieran Parker, convicted of two football-related public order offences this year, has escaped a three-year banning order after a court was told he had moved away. read more

  • Hat-trick hero Newton moves Swindon to the summit Swindon Advertiser:

    SWINDON are hoping to keep their feet on the ground after they maintained their 100 per cent start with a 29-14 win away to Leighton Buzzard. read more

  • Brilliant Bassett blitz Bicester Swindon Advertiser:

    THERE was plenty to cheer on Saturday as Wootton Bassett put newly promoted Bicester to the sword as they romped home to a 60-0 win. read more

  • Beware of the boys in blue Swindon Advertiser:

    FOR Albert Long it meant the exotic taste of tinned tomatoes. For a bevy of local lasses, the gift of nylons and chocolates… perhaps in exchange for a little something later on. read more

  • Vics still in the hunt for the Vase despite demotion Swindon Advertiser:

    MALMESBURY Victoria may no longer be plying their trade at step six of the non-league pyramid, but the Flying Monk ground outfit are gearing up for the road to Wembley. read more

  • Cop goes for burger instead of a burglar Swindon Advertiser:

    AN angry blue badge holder wasn’t ‘lovin’ it’ when a police officer blocked a disabled parking bay to go to McDonald’s for lunch. read more

  • Family is so proud of the man who never gave up Swindon Advertiser:

    CLIMBING the steepest hilltops or tackling a backwards marathon from the confines of his wheelchair for charity, Paul Wilkinson never allowed motor neurone disease to conquer his adventurous spirit. read more

  • Thomas O'SULLIVAN

    O'SULLIVAN Thomas 'Tom' Raymond Passed away peacefully at home, aged 23 on 11th September 2014. Dearly beloved son of Jackie and John and adored brother of Jack and Ellen. Will be sadly missed by countless other relatives and friends. Funeral service at Our Lady Immaculate RC Church Whitstable on Friday 19th September at 12:00pm, followed by internment at Whitstable Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, c/o John Kemp Funeral Directors, Harbour Street, Whitstable. read more

  • Charles William LEWIS

    LEWIS Charles William 'Charlie' Passed away peacefully on 7th September 2014, aged 87 years. The beloved husband of Eileen, special father to Linda, David and Deborah. Dear brother of Edie and a much loved grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend. Charlie will be greatly missed. Funeral will take place at St Margaret's Church, Stratton St Margaret, on Wednesday 24th September at 11am followed by the committal at Kingsdown Crematorium. The family request family flowers only and no black to be worn please. Donations would be appreciated for Prospect Hospice c/o Hillier Funeral Service, 170 Victoria Road, Swindon SN1 3DF. Enquiries: Tel 01793 522797. read more

  • Vera COMLEY

    COMLEY Vera Passed away suddenly at the Great Western Hospital on 10th September 2014, aged 94. Dear wife of Joe (deceased), loving mother of Stephen, mother-in-law of Susan and gran to Rebecca. Vera will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Funeral service at Kingsdown Crematorium on Tuesday 30th September at 11.15am. Family flowers only. Donations for 'Prospect Hospice' c/o A E Smith & Son, Queens Drive, Swindon SN3 1AW Tel: 01793 522023 read more

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