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Darren Lazarus received the longest jail sentence of 16 years

Breaking 'Sophisticated and determined' cocaine gang jailed for total of 59 years

Grace Jones meets her idol Andrea Bocelli

Opera super-fan meets idol Andrea Bocelli

The Wiltshire Council depot at Melksham. Picture by Trevor Porter

Breaking Wiltshire Council and Balfour Beatty agree to end troubled £150m highways contract early

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The picture of Melissa Bowles issued by Wiltshire Police today

Breaking New photo of missing Swindon teenager Melissa Bowles released by police

A new vision for the town has been developed by Swindon Borough Council as it seeks to redefine its role in the face of huge budget pressures

Unveiled: Vision to make Swindon feel more like a city

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Laura Mayes, cabinet member for children’s services

Children's services have to be improved, Wiltshire Council admits

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August was wetter than average and a wet autumn is now being forecase

Wetter than average August forecast to be followed by wet autumn

PCC Angus Macpherson says new technology will help officers

Breaking Opening hours at police front counters to be slashed in bid to save money

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Swindon Crown Court

Drug dealing personal trainer back in jail

Will local volunteer litter pickers become a regular sight? Haydon Wick Parish council join organisations litter picking around Orbital last month

We need more detail on how Swindon's 'revolution' will be achieved

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Swindon Crown Court

Woman, 40, faces trial over illicit cash and drugs charges

CYCLING: Mike Hill, far right, chief executive at Hills with (from left); Joan Davies, Dave Bevan, Lynette Hemming, John Fox, Tom Scott.

Get in gear and commute by bike on National Cycle to Work Day

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The WH Smith headquarters

WH Smith apologises over website 'bug'

A migrant heading for the tracks near the Eurotunnel site at Coquelles in Calai

Action group calls on people of Swindon to aid refugees

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A Newfoundland dog dives in for an open water rescue display

Loveable life-saving dogs dive into charity challenge

Jane Scott

Lib Dems call for Wiltshire Council leader to resign over peerage

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Sharon Kirwan demonstrates the new defibrillator at Isambard Community School. Picture by Thomas Kelsey

Live-saving defibrillator a welcome addition at Isambard Community School

L-R Hollie Bourne, Francesca Rowe, Tegan Parker-Stewart Pictures by Josie Williams

Youngsters getting set for secondary school

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Robert Buckland, MP for South Swindon

Euthanasia is not a matter for party politics but of conscience

Church View Nursing Home in Rainer Close, Stratton has been rated as inadequate by the CQC.

Nursing home vows to improve after being placed in 'special measures'

Bradenstoke Priory

Heartless tycoon tears down our priory to revamp his Welsh castle, says Barry Leighton

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Chilly conditions are in store for Swindon and Wiltshire

A wintery feeling forecast in Swindon and Wiltshire as temperatures drop

Sainsbury's staff Jodie McGlynn, Debbie Chaloner and Trish Carter ahead of the walk.

Supermarket staff set to trade aisles for miles during charity walk

Swindon parents warned of school absence rule changes

Swindon parents warned of school absence rule changes

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Hundreds of pairs of wellies were left behind at Glastonbury.

Wellies left at Glastonbury Festival donated to migrants in Calais

Artist Gill-Robinson who is taking part in Swindon Open Studios next month

Nine Every Cloud artists getting set for Swindon Open Studios event

Ricky Jolliffe appeared at Swindon Magistrates' Court

Swindon man's 'revenge porn' conviction is the first in the county

A man on a suspended sentence who sparked a brawl by pouring an ice bucket over another drinker has been jailed

Jailed: Man, 30, who sparked brawl by pouring ice bucket over drinker

A 10-year-old boy was assaulted at a skate park in Swindon

Did you see 'cowardly attack' on boy, 10, at Swindon skate park?

Police are appealing for information after a 19-year-old woman was assaulted in Swindon

Police plea after woman, 19, attacked in Swindon alley

A CCTV image of a man police want to speak to about an incident in Regent Street

Do you know man caught on CCTV after town centre indecent assault?

An abandoned home in Westmorland Road

Fall in number of empty homes for third year

Joshua Derosa

Jailed: Two years for dad, 20, who lashed out at taxi driver

Inspector Steve McGrath with a dismantled firearm

Wiltshire Police have sights set on illegal firearm owners

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Oxford Crown Court

Brave victims praised after Swindon paedophile convicted

The funeral of Tyanni Tendayi took place at St John Baptist & St Helen, in Wroughton.

Teammates and family members unite in grief to pay tribute to Tyanni

Councillor Gary Perkins

Council to push forward with broadband project

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Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have information

Man robbed as he walked down Swindon street

GWAAC critical care paramedic Pete Sadler with some youngsters dressed as their favourite superheroes

Be a superhero and keep ambulance flying

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A trial aimed at reducing the number of ambulance call-outs is being hailed a success after a reduction of 70,000 journeys in six months

Successful trial cuts 999 response time

Mike McCoy during the sunflower and vegetable competition at Nythe allotments. Picture by Dave Cox

Allotment on old Nythe grassland is hive of activity

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Professor Steve Field

Swindon medical practice praised by CQC in new inspection report

Jacqui Bull and step-mum Joyce Thompson at Jacqui's Home Made Sweets stall. Picture by David Morrison

All smiles in sunshine at Shrivenham fete

Michael and Pauline Clatheroe with their Highworth beer festival glasses. Picture by Thomas Kelsey

Highworth beer festival draws in record crowds

A woman cycles to work

Why you should cycle to work in Swindon on Thursday

Regeneration work taking place at Sussex Square in Walcot

Post Office confirm new branch at Sussex Square

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Lee Baigent and Mark Sandford won the prize for most original entry at last year's Aldbourne Carnival. Picture by Siobhan Boyle

Preparations for 100th Aldbourne Carnival parade well under way

Fiona Caine

Fiona Caine helps solve your problems

Graham Carter - the voice of age and experience

Graham Carter's got your number when it comes to nuisance calls

Police appeal after Penhill burglaries

Police appeal after Penhill burglaries

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