A FINANCIAL controller-turned-endurance swimmer will dive into Europe’s biggest open water challenge, with help from a former Team GB athlete.
HUNDREDS endured sweltering temperatures this weekend to witness Labour leadership candidates wage their own heated battle.
John Meaden, 59, is manager of Lotmead Farm Pick Your Own, which is running a programme of special events. John is married to Sue and has three children.
FIREFIGHTERS in Wiltshire were called out nine times last year to help paramedics rescue severely obese people – including one who had fallen over drunk.
THE next generation of police officers were sworn in last week as the West Swindon Police Cadets completed their probation and prepare to hit the streets.
A SWASHBUCKLING, timber-shivering tale of pirates, parrots and plunder is the latest work to emerge from the studio of a Swindon artist.
PROLIFIC thief Leon Symonds could face jail after admitting to some sophisticated hauls from shops around Swindon in recent months.
DAVID Howell dropped six shots in his final six holes as his Alstom Open de France challenge ended on a low-key note in Paris today.
THE sun shone on festival goers in Stratton as the community came together to celebrate the third instalment of the annual fete.
SWINDON skipper Troy Batchelor has avoided serious injury following a heavy crash in the British Grand Prix in Cardiff yesterday.
FORMER paralympian Lord Holmes of Richmond is calling to scrap shared space schemes like the controversial pedestrian crossing at Regent Circus.
THE owners of a town centre coffee shop forced to leave the country after falling foul of immigration laws finished their last shift on Thursday.
A POT of up to £3,000 is being made available in the latest round of applications to the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Fund.
RUSSIAN aircraft have not been invited to the prestigious Royal International Air Tattoo this year amid rising tensions with NATO countries.