SWINDON Robins were sunk by a swashbuckling performance from Poole Pirates tonight as they were handed a heavy defeat by the Elite League champions.
FOLLOWING British success at the Tour de France, Swindon cyclists are being urged to get on their bikes for an event closer to home.
MUSEUMS in Swindon are laying down a quiz challenge for young people.
Join us for live coverage as the Swindon Robins travel to champions Poole Pirates in the Elite League.
While some can't wait to retire, others want to keep working for as long as possible - and it might be helping them stay 'young'
LAST week I met up with Justin Tomlinson MP at the GoSkyRide event at the County Ground, writes ROB DERRY.
Once upon a time, women used to buy gym memberships so they could shrink their bodies.
Question: I’VE just got my first steady boyfriend and he’s really nice.
Remember that grapes, onions and chocolate are highly poisonous to dogs and cats.
VETS in Swindon undertook pioneering surgery to save yellow-billed kite chick Beaky – by reconstructing his beak in an emergency operation.
Mum Aisling Roberts tells MARION SAUVEBOIS about her young daughter Darra’s fight for life
Folly Row Café
THE fight against ticks this summer is being backed by Swindon vets.
EXOTIC creatures have pirouetted their way into Longleat promising to give the zoo’s wild animals a run for their money in the thrills stakes.
At about the same time as our school terms ended for the summer, the House of Commons’ sittings also ended until September.
The two-piece underwent a dramatic make-over last season and it is here to stay.
A FOUR-year-old boy who was found unconscious in a pond in Gastard was pronounced dead at the Royal United Hospital in Bath.
A WILTSHIRE woman left in agonising pain after she broke her back on a waterslide in Italy while on a family holiday has instructed specialist lawyers to bring proceedings and to investigate safety measures at the water park.
UK economic growth accelerated in the second quarter of the year, helped by a big jump in oil and gas production, official figures have shown.
THE driver who died in the double fatal road traffic collision on the A36 a week ago has been named as Robert Mayall, 61, from Corton, near Warminster.
IT MAY barely be August, but Swindon-based brewery Arkell’s is already preparing for a new Christmas event.
PARANOID schizophrenic Timothy Crook could spend the rest of his days in hospital after being handed a life sentence for the brutal killings of his elderly parents eight years ago.
A CHARITY clothes shop has helped out a Third World project after enjoying a customer boom on opening its doors.
PRIMARY school pupils have pitched in and run their socks off for charity by taking part in their own Race For Life event.
THE PROSPECT of being talked at for near on two hours in a triptych of monologues can test the zeal of even the most seasoned theatregoer.
A woman of many interests and passions (see panel) Joan’s motto in life – as her daughter Maureen Johnston later told us – was to “never sit back and leave the complaining to others.”
A MAN who admitted driving a Renault Clio dangerously is to face a trial of issue over the facts of what took place.
BLACKMAN Peter Barrie Peacefully on the 15th July 2015 at the Great Western Hospital after a short illness. A loving husband to Brenda and a devoted dad of Paul and Karen. Much loved Gramps of Charlotte, Hayley and Amelia and father in law to Donna…
FORECASTERS are predicting a warm and largely dry day in Swindon and across Wiltshire today.
SWINDON Wildcats will start the new English Premier League season at home as they take on Peterborough Phantoms at the Link Centre on Saturday, September 12.
DARRYL Ritchings is set to make his comeback in Robins colours tonight for the first time since his horrific accident against Coventry Bees in April last year.
A PARK South man is listed to appear at Swindon Magistrates’ Court this morning charged with four driving offences and drugs possession.
The original footballing professor talks about his coaching philosophy and learning from two Town greats.
TEAM manager Jakob Kauusberg is optimistic that Swindon St George can get themselves back into the winners’ enclosure again before the end of the season.
LEADERS Royal Wootton Bassett bounced back from their surprise defeat to Box seven days previously to wrap up a five-wicket triumph over struggling Beanacre & Melksham on Saturday.
SWINDON Robins team boss Alun Rossiter is not getting carried away by his side’s recent good form as he prepares for a tough trip to Poole Pirates this evening.
A MAN has been detained in hospital after an organic personality disorder led to him attacking his 81-year-old grandmother, threatening to kill his brother and smash up social services.