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Hudson At Large

A pothole? We are looking in to it...

Barrie Hudson column: Potholing one of casualties of Swindon Council's budget cuts

Barrie Hudson says: It's all done with smoke and mirrors

Barrie Hudson says: It's all done with smoke and mirrors

Barrie Hudson says: Judge for yourself...

Barrie Hudson says: Judge for yourself...

JANE Weston manager of the Headway Swindon

Making people feel safe and not judged

Parking wardens are not given the credit they are due

Barrie Hudson says: A little dose of anarchy might do the trick

Pastor Steve Mpofu

Faith and music go together: BARRIE HUDSON meets Pastor Steve Mpofu

Barrie Hudson says: Have a glow at gardening

Barrie Hudson says: Have a glow at gardening

Afghan farmers harvest raw opium on a poppy field in the village of Bawri, outside of Lashkar Gah, Helmand, southern Afghanistan

Barrie Hudson meets James Brett who is bringing peace to fruition with his fruit bars

Origami from election leaflets

Barrie Hudson says: Don’t bin all those election promises

Strong drink is the way to do it

BARRIE HUDSON SAYS; Strong drink is the way to do it

Election time

Is there a general election? You bet!

Will you Swindon people please cheer up?

Will you Swindon people please cheer up?

Hospital gives food for thought

Hospital gives food for thought

Welcome to our country, Mr Lecter

Welcome to our country, Mr Lecter

The Oxfam store along Regent Street will soon be closing down. Two members have been with Oxfam for 50 years.

End of an era as last Oxfam shop in Swindon closes

MJ Church operations manager Ben Staff

Unearthed: Tale of rubbish reborn

New legislation makes those who fail to report child abuse liable to imprisonment

Barrie Hudson column: Scapegoat alert

Reading books is child's play

Barrie Hudson column: The award goes to...

Barrie Hudson column: The award goes to...

Devil is in the detail

The Barrie Hudson column: Devil is in the detail

Kathy Ratcliffe imagined owning birds of prey as a child and it became reality

Life coach pens book on quantum existence

VIPs are a great source of hot air to clear up after flooding

Don’t let it wash over you - Barrie Hudson takes a wry look at the headlines

Barrie Hudson all set for Morris dance action with Andy Barrington of Great Bustard Morris Dancers as Liz Barrington provides the music             Picture: DAVE COX

Mystery of Morris men unwrapped

Our picture shows Natalie Donagh, who is setting up a branch of the Fantasy Girls escort agency in Old Town

Why are we not surprised, folks?

Luke Chequer aims to help with your hangover

Suffering from the night before? You need to call... The Hangover Man

Is it time to invest in our future?

Is it time to invest in our future?

SOME time during World War Two a battle-hardened American soldier stands to attention.  An image that might make the cover of Life magazine shows him gazing straight ahead yet simultaneously into his own soul.  The photo is among a      collection showing

Focus on war

No need to be heavy-handed

No need to be heavy-handed

Mobile Anywhere Swindon Hospital

Do we now have a Mobile Anywhere Swindon Hospital?

Shutting up for the good of us all

Shutting up for the good of us all

Nazma Ramruttun

Volunteer Nazma can’t stop caring

Resolve this... if you can

Resolve this... if you can

Take it  all in  right  spirit

Take it all in right spirit

Ever get the feeling you’ve been conned?

Ever get the feeling you’ve been conned?

Michael Garner, 82, working on plans for his latest plane

Memories are plane to see for man who built his own aircraft

Here’s something to chew over...

Here’s something to chew over...

Chalking one up for  the pavement police

Chalking one up for the pavement police

Chris Coyle in his element at the Wilts and Berks Canal

Canal man Chris has Lottery dream

Mary Ratcliffe

New film lifts lid on codebreakers' role in history

Ann Mooney

We are not crazy, bad or dangerous

Stephen Williams, the Under Secretary Of State for Communities and Local Government, dropped in on the Withit Club in Royal Wootton Bassett

OAP club members get with it with IT

Author Peter Timms displays his new book, Swindon Works 1930-1960

Human face of the railway works

Prepared with the finest e.coli

Prepared with the finest e.coli

Tony Manders holding a Western Players programme

Researcher digs up extra hundred years of drama group’s existence

Retiring Judge Douglas Field has been very lenient in some of his sentencing during his eight years on the bench at Swindon Crown Court

Criminals allowed to have a Field say

Shahina Johnson, CEO and artistic director

Studio still creating in independent era

Michael Yates, with the book he has written on Ralph Bates

The fantastic life

Historian Andrew Breeze, who argues that King Arthur  may have won a decisive battle at Braydon Forest, just outside Swindon

Legendary hero may have fought battle near Swindon

Masons Francis Wakem and Philip Bullock

HUDSON AT LARGE: The secret society that’s not so secret

Diver Ian Purvis swam with manta rays and sharks

HUDSON AT LARGE: Immersed in a deep passion

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