A TEENAGER who threatened to cut off the heads of his girlfriend's relatives while brandishing a samurai sword has walked free from court.
Singer and activist Charlotte Church has performed a Titanic-inspired protest song over oil giant Shell's efforts to drill in the Arctic.
IF you feel like summer has suddenly passed you by and you’re in the mood for a glass less ordinary, here are some wines you can bank on to boost the long weekend...
She is behind the biggest expansion project of the last decade at Lotmead and the success of its cafe and gourmet shop and yet Sue Meaden remains an enigma.
MORE activities will be featured in this year's Old Town Autumn Fayre than ever.
A GRIEVING mother whose husband died suddenly from a rare heart condition is fundraising in his memory.
JOHN COOPER, a former director of Swindon firm Cooper’s Metals, has died aged 86 and a thanksgiving service is being planned.
A SHOPPING centre 3D masterpiece that depicts the world’s most iconic painting has been completed.
WHAT a complete contrast in the weather we have had in the last week.
READING the Swindon Advertiser is something that we take for granted. Whether we’re scanning through the paper or reading the news online, it is a daily routine that most of us do without a second thought.
CHEEKY (adjective): impudent or irreverent, typically in an amusing way.
JANE AUSTEN visited windon Register Office this week as a couple tied the knot in a Pride and Prejudice themed ceremony.
POLICE are appealing for help in locating a girl who has gone missing from North Wales and has links to Wiltshire.
THE NEW primary school at Ridgeway Farm will be steered by the trust already responsible for building a new secondary school for the town.
Head Chef Paul Winch,
A GROUP of young dancers from Swindon took centre stage when they performed before an icon at Disneyland Paris.
PASSENGERS using buses on bank holiday Monday are being warned that Thamesdown Transport will be running a Sunday service.
SOUTH Western Ambulance Service is preparing for what is expected to be a busy bank holiday weekend and is urging drivers to take extra care on the roads.
Following the launch of the Swindon advertiser’s new used car website www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/cars/, we have put together a guide to help you find your perfect used car.
THE strike by First Great Western workers will mean cancellations and disruption to trains over the bank holiday weekend.
Fun day celebrates 40 years of Swindon Women’s Aid
HUNDREDS of council workers are still facing the uncertainty of zero-hour contracts, new figures have revealed.
Fiona Piper, owner of The Little Rose Cottage in Old Town
AUSTRALIA is set to be bewitched by the powers of a Swindon superfan next month, as a Harry Potter enthusiast appears on a national documentary.
A FAILED asylum seeker who had thousands of pounds worth of cannabis to sell on the streets of Swindon has walked free from court.
RETAILER and fast food workers were among those who volunteered to take part in a litter pick around a popular Swindon footpath.
Public Notice - Licensing Act 2003 An application has been made to Swindon Borough Council by Eurofood Kitchen for the grant of a Premises Licence at 38 Commercial Road, SN1 5NS, Swindon that allows: Sale by Retail of Alcohol for consumption…
SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL (CURTIS STREET) (WEIGHT RESTRICTION) ORDER 2015 Notice is HEREBY GIVEN that Swindon Borough Council proposes to make an Order under the relevant sections of The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 the effect of which…
SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL SECTION 14 - THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES B4006 SWINDON ROAD AND STRATTON ROAD, STRATTON ST MARGARET EFFECTIVE FROM 9 NOVEMBER 2015 UNTIL 29 FEBRUARY 2016 This…
SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL (VARIOUS ROADS, OLD TOWN) (20MPH SPEED LIMIT) ORDER 2015 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN under the relevant sections of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 the Council proposes to: Introduce a 20mph Speed Limit on the…
Swindon Borough Council Planning Department PLANNING (LISTED BUILDINGS AND CONSERVATION AREAS) ACT 1990 TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT PROCEDURE) ORDER 2015 Notice is hereby given that the following applications have…
GOODS VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENCE N J Gosling, C.P.A. Gosling and E.J Gosling trading as Berkeley Farm Dairy of Berkeley Farm, Swindon Road, Wroughton Swindon, Wilts is applying for a licence to use Berkeley Farm Swindon Road, Wroughton, Swindon…
AN AWARD-WINNING business is expanding into Swindon.
POLICE in Wiltshire are urging residents to protect themselves from falling victim to sextortion and to consider the consequences of sharing intimate photographs and videos of themselves.
POLICE are appealing for the public's help in identifying a woman they would like to speak to in connection with a fraud at a mobile phone shop.
SOCIAL media-savvy shoppers could be in with the chance of winning £100 to spend in Swindon’s top shopping destinations, thanks to the inSwindon BID Company.
Nathan Byrne’s progression at Swindon Town has been a real success story for the current regime.
NYLE Clinton made an impressive debut over 5,000m at the British Milers’ Club Grand Prix in Solihull.