INTREPID explorer and veteran of polar adventures, David Hempleman-Adams, has returned from his latest challenge.
RUNNERS in Swindon are being urged to brave the elements this November and pull on their trainers in support of homeless charity Threshold.
THE Brunel Centre has received its first nomination for a Let’s Loop Swindon award after its Boots outlet was praised for its efforts in catering for those with hearing difficulties.
PUPILS at Bradon Forest School put their culinary skills to the test on Friday as they took part in the Braden Bake Off Challenge 2016.
DOMINO’S pizza in Swindon served up a tasty treat to customers and raised more than £1,000 for a cancer charity last week.
THE fight against cancer came to the town centre on Friday in the form of a pop up donation stand and tombola laid on by the staff from Cancer Research UK.
A VOLUNTEER-led charity which captures poignant images of babies that have died before, during and shortly after birth has won a prestigious award.
AT three years old Joyce Murgatroyd was desperate to be allowed to go to school.
PUPILS at a north Swindon primary school have become the first in the south west to receive a prestigious award for using means other than a car to get to school.
AFTER 16 months of tireless fundraising, the Brighter Futures radiotherapy appeal has smashed the £1m mark.
A 19-year-old man has been arrested under the Terrorism Act after a suspicious device was found on a Tube train.
A WROUGHTON playground which received a £76,000 make-over was officially re-opened yesterday.
FOOTBALLING superstar Yaser Kasim made a Swindon Town fan’s dream come true as he picked up a takeaway last weekend.
A BUILDING site was awash with colour on Friday as construction workers donned bright pink jackets as part of a fundraising campaign for Breast Cancer Now.
A GIANT poppy has been carved into a Wiltshire hillside, 100 years after soldiers created the first emblem at the site.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an elderly man was robbed in Swindon.
THE number of children who need counselling sessions after seeing porn online has seen a 60 percent year on year increase, according to the NSPCC.
A CAR was stolen from the driveway of a house in Wroughton was broken into and keys were taken.
THE audience may have been of nouvelle cuisine proportions but its appetite was huge for restaurant critic Jay Rayner's warm, witty, enlightening and sometimes spicy serving of foodie thoughts.
A MAN who took his girlfriend away for a spa weekend left her unconscious in an Old Town car park after throttling her in a drunken attack.
A BIZARRE incident in which a line of chalk appeared on a garden gate is being investigated by police.
SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL (WAITING AND LOADING RESTRICTIONS AND PARKING PLACES CONSOLIDATION ORDER 2014) EXPERIMENTAL ORDER (NO.2) 2015 MODIFICATION (No. 1) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 19 October 2016 Swindon Borough Council modified the…
SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL SECTION 14 - THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF WOOTTON BASSETT ROAD, KINGSHILL, SWINDON EFFECTIVE FROM 22 TO 30 OCTOBER 2016 FROM 9:30AM TO 3:30PM. This Order is made to allow…
SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL SECTION 14 - THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF KINGSDOWN ROAD CROSSROADS, STRATTON ST MARGARET EFFECTIVE FROM 24 OCTOBER 2016 FOR UP TO 5 DAYS FROM 8AM TO 6PM. This Order is made to…
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CYRIL MOULDER DIX (Deceased) Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925 any persons having aclaim against or an interest in the Estate of the aforementioned deceased, late of 15 Hackleton Rise Stratton St Margaret Swindon Wiltshire SN3 4EF, who died on…
NOTICE OF PUBLIC PATH ORDER TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 SECTION 257 AND PARAGRAPH 1 OF SCHEDULE 14 SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL FOOTPATH 5 SOUTH MARSTON ORDER 2016 The above order was made on 18 October 2016. The effect of the order will…
WARMINSTER’S Oliver Nohl-Oser has become the third contestant to leave The Apprentice after being fired last night.
Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM hosted an event last night to celebrate the official opening of its new Swindon office.
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THERE were dramatic scenes at an army combined arms manoeuvre demonstration.
A WOMAN was arrested after she apparently jumped up and down on a car in Reading Street.
SHOPPERS and store staff in Royal Wootton Bassett climbed aboard to take a look at a lorry with a mission to bring cancer treatment closer to patients.
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BRIDGWATER Town’s flight in the face of the formbook in midweek is a blessing in disguise, according to Swindon Supermarine manager Dave Webb.
SWINDON head coach Sean Lynn is hoping that the week off has not had an adverse effect on his team as they prepare to host Reading tomorrow.
GARETH Davies is confident that his Fairford Town team will be able to mix it with higher-level opposition this weekend as they aim to match their best-ever performance in the FA Vase.
SHRIVENHAM manager Michael McNally hopes that his players are primed and ready to get their teeth stuck into a slice of local derby action this weekend.
D-MAN Stevie Whitfield has stressed the importance of avoiding an over-reaction as Swindon Wildcats look to bounce back from a rare defeat.
WHEN director of rugby Martin Lloyd takes a look at who is missing for his Swindon College Old Boys side this weekend, it might quicker to see who is available.
AdverSport takes a look at Swindon Town's next League One opponents Walsall
BRANDON Ormonde-Ottewill believes Swindon Town’s fortunes will continue to improve once they get their best XI back on the pitch.
WALSALL will have to make do without star striker Simeon Jackson as they look to record a first away league win of the season when they travel to take on Swindon Town tomorrow.
SWINDON Town head coach Luke Williams is not afraid to give youth a chance this campaign if the moment is right.