SWINDON Robins star Jason Doyle and his Australia team-mates will head to the last-chance saloon on Friday night as they bid to join Alun Rossiter’s Great Britain in the Speedway World Cup final.
GRAPHIC design student Chris Lawton has taken a wry, tongue-in-cheek but ultimately endearing look at his home town to produce a stylish, snappy booklet celebrating the 175th anniversary of the birth of ‘New Swindon.’
Cycle of one night sex
Q “I’ve read that putting babies to sleep in boxes could help prevent cot death. Is this true, and if I use one for my new baby do I need a special box, or can I just put a baby mattress in any cardboard box?”
A MAN with a “protracted career” before the criminal courts and more than 90 theft convictions on his record has found himself back before magistrates in Swindon after he made off with more than £60-worth of Ferrero Rocher.
Market manager Kardien Gerbrands talks about Swindon’s farmers’ markets
MURDERER Charice Gassman, 20, who is serving a life sentence for stabbing grandmother Alison Connolly in Evelyn House, Park South, has had her court fines of £1,320 wiped off and added to her sentence instead.
BRINKWORTH Dairy is in the running for a top food title after its tasty produce was nominated for the Great British Food Awards.
WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for a witness to come forward after reports of a man indecently exposing himself in the Penhill area of Swindon.
GRADUATION is an event normally associated with universities or American high schools, but yesterday the youngsters of Busy Bees Nursery in Peatmoor got to join in the fun.
Sam Wylie-Harris parades some medal-winning wines to raise a glass to the Summer Olympic Games (August 5 to 21)
WITH all eyes on the Rio this summer, as the 2016 Olympics limber up, it's little wonder there's such an appetite for all things Brazilian right now.
A MAN has found himself back behind bars after stealing more than £200 of booze from Morrisons over the weekend before lashing out at a security guard and buckling a window frame.
AFTER almost two years of making Swindon more accessible to those with hearing difficulties, volunteers at Let’s Loop Swindon are starting to see their hard work pay off.
SWINDON Foodbank has announced its support for a local youth worker who has set out on a daunting 500 mile walk across northern Spain to raise funds for the charity.
LOCAL stories generally played second fiddle to a wedding in London this week in 1981.
WE revealed a new and sorry chapter in the history of the Swindon’s Baptist Tabernacle in July of 1979 – a year or more after the historic structure was demolished.
CHILDREN at The Playhouse Day Nursery were treated to a special visit from a prize pooch last week after a woman with hearing difficulties brought along her dog to meet the kids.
A DEDICATED and caring teaching assistant has retired after 38 years’ service at the same Swindon primary school.
Something fishy with Simon Rhodes from Lobsterpot Fishmongers, Wood Street Food Hall
Head Chef David Witnall
A SWINDON salon picked up a winners award at the BABTACS annual award in London recently.
THE M4 was blocked with traffic queuing westbound between Junction 14 for Hungerford and Junction 15 for Swindon East because of a car fire.
A MAN has admitted breaching his restraining order after his former partner gate-crashed a party he was attending to drop off their children.
A TEENAGER due to appear the crown court has been banned from the whole of Swindon after breaching his curfew for the fifth time.
SEVERAL young people were assaulted and one was taken to hospital with a broken cheekbone in an altercation at a beauty spot near Faringdon.
Part of Swindon and District Netball Association, it is a friendly club for all ages who would like to play netball.
BT has welcomed Ofcom proposals to make its Openreach division a "distinct company" within the BT group rather than face a full sell-off.
ARRIVING in the UK on a hollow promise of work a woman stole more than £600 of clothes from Ralph Lauren at the designer outlet village after hearing Swindon was a good place to go thieving.
Kathy Ratcliffe, 53, is organising The Mind, Body and Spirit Event, a free and open gathering which will meet at Swindon’s Goddard Arms on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm from August 16. Its purpose will be to discuss issues such as belief,…
A CRASH between a car and a motorcycle delayed traffic on the B4553 southbound this morning.
RAISING a family leaves many parents struggling for cash – and the summer holidays are a particular pinch point.
FOR the second year in a row Stagecoach West has honoured its staff at its Customer Services Awards with two Swindon employees scooping awards.
WHAT began life 34 years ago as a vision to highlight multi-faceted music, arts and culture from across the globe has blossomed into the planet’s most prestigious world music festival….and it all takes place just a 30 or so minute drive from…
A HONDA worker has claimed they were bullied and threatened by management in an attempt to make them stay on when their official shift ended.
MOVING from primary to secondary school can be a scary experience for children so with this in mind Commonweal School embarked on a three day project to make the transition a little less traumatic for pupils joining in September.
Stay-at-home mum Nadiya Hussain won the nation's hearts along with the Bake Off trophy last summer. Ahead of her much-anticipated visit to Bowood’s Great British Food Festival next month, she tells the Adver how her kitchen kudos has brought about…
I want consommés, reductions, deconstructed this, three-ways that, and plumes, better yet, an actual fog of nitrogen foam – the works.