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11:19am Wednesday 23rd July 2014
12:25pm Monday 7th July 2014
CHERYL Kelser, 51, is a Great Western Hospital intensive care nurse and an RAF reservist corporal who has served two tours in Afghanistan with 4626 Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron. She lives in Wroughton with husband Ross, who works in security in Iraq, and has a grown-up daughter. Cheryl is preparing for duty at the Royal International Air Tattoo...
5:30am Monday 30th June 2014
11:32am Tuesday 24th June 2014
5:00am Monday 16th June 2014
Jeremy Redford, 41, recently took the world record for burpees – a form of squat thrust – by completing 8,089 in 12 hours. The ex-Army officer is about to start work at the Defence Academy in Shrivenham. He lives in Watchfield with wife Alison, and their daughter Lucy, 11...
5:00am Monday 2nd June 2014
3:56pm Monday 26th May 2014
Marilyn Beale, 69, is secretary of the Penhill Forum, which is a non-political body made up of community groups and representatives. She lives in Penhill with husband Tony, a retired sheet metal worker. They have three children and two grandchildren...
11:23am Monday 12th May 2014
Jane Leo, 52, is principal of Tadpole Farm Primary Academy, which will open in September at Redhouse Community Centre and later move to its permanent home at Tadpole Farm. She lives near Bristol – a move to the Swindon area is planned – and is married to an IT professional. The couple have three grown-up daughters...
5:30am Monday 5th May 2014
1:47pm Monday 28th April 2014
PAUL Holmes, 52, works at Holmes Music, a family business founded by his father, John, in 1963. A year ago he began Red House Records, an in-store vinyl record supplier which took part in the recent Record Store Day. Paul lives in Old Town and is married with two daughters.
THE BIG INTERVIEW: In it for the long run - Barrie Hudson talks to the Reverend Canon Simon Stevenette
12:43pm Monday 21st April 2014
The Reverend Canon Simon Stevenette, 51, has been vicar of Christ Church in Old Town since 1998. He is Area Dean of Swindon and chaplain to Swindon Town FC. As part of its mission to be at the heart of local life, the church has a community centre, recently opened a garden of reflection and is planning its annual beer festival for Saturday, May 17. Rev Stevenette and wife Nicola have five sons...
1:30pm Monday 14th April 2014
Sally Sprason, 48, is Swindon borough’s electoral services manager and deputy returning officer, and is overseeing the preparations for the forthcoming local and European elections. She lives in Cheltenham with her partner, a software company director, and has a 14-year-old son.
3:57pm Tuesday 8th April 2014
Angela Barker-Dench, 50, is principal of Swindon’s University Technical College, where classes begin in September. She lives in Gloucester with husband Graham, a civil engineer who runs an architectural services firm, and the couple have two children aged 14 and 12
1:46pm Monday 31st March 2014
KATE Linnegar, 52, is secretary of Swindon People’s Assembly, which protests against the Government’s austerity measures. She has her own cleaning business, lives in Rodbourne Cheney, is divorced and has a son, aged 17, and daughter, 14
1:35pm Monday 24th March 2014
2:48pm Monday 17th March 2014
Stephen MacMahon, 64, was given the Supporting Others Award at Diabetes UK’s regional Inspire Awards ceremony. He is retired, following a career with the Post Office and later in finance, and served as a magistrate for 28 years before retiring from the bench in November. He is married to Helen and the couple live in Eldene...
5:30am Monday 10th March 2014
1:33pm Monday 17th February 2014
PAUL Pearson, 35, and Nicole Calver, 31, have managed the Dockle Farmhouse pub in Bridge End Road for six years. They recently spoke out to help remind the world at large of the major role pubs play in the local economy. The couple live in Swindon.
5:17pm Monday 13th January 2014