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Buses only on Fleming Way

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE next stage of the Kimmerfield development was given the go-ahead this week when an application to close parts of Fleming Way to traffic was approved.

VIDEO: Ex-Warneford pupil pops question to childhood sweetheart in front of 9,000 US baseball fans

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

WHEN Christa Tremblin took her boyfriend to a baseball game, little did she know he would propose to her in front of thousands.

Hatts Travel closure: Three operators found to take over routes

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Wiltshire Council bosses and administrators have secured a deal to keep bus services running in the wake of the collapse of Hatts Travel.

Teenage boy who told police he had been robbed of his crutches was lying

Swindon Advertiser:

2:27pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A FIFTEEN-year-old boy from North Swindon has admitted that he lied to police when he claimed he had been robbed as he walked between Redhouse and Oakhurst on crutches.

Man awaits sentencing on cocaine plot

Swindon Advertiser: Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

10:15am Thursday 31st July 2014

A SIXTH man has admitted his role in a nine month conspiracy to supply cocaine in Swindon.

Dog kills family pet in a frenzied attack

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

A DOG barged into a Highworth home and savagely killed the family’s dog before owner Julie Davies’s eyes, 10 minutes before her granddaughter arrived.

Wanted by Interpol – but it won’t arrest him

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A FORMER major in the Pakistani army is desperate to clear his name after finding himself on the international list of wanted criminals at Interpol.

Masked 14-year-old robber walks free

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

A MASKED 14-year-old boy who robbed a youngster of his mobile phone in a subway has avoided a custodial sentence.

Swindon's 160 greatest headline makers...part 10

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's 160 greatest headline makers...part 1

3:54pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE final chapter counting down the town's biggest headline names.

Doctors urged to be vigilant for deadly virus

Swindon Advertiser:

10:29am Thursday 31st July 2014

URGENT warnings have been sent to GPs across Swindon to watch for signs of the Ebola virus. 

School pushes its grading to good one year on

Swindon Advertiser: Koalas Swindon opportunity group is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Pictured are Liz Angus and Stephanie Hathaway with members of the Koalas

10:23am Thursday 31st July 2014

KOALAS Opportunity Group has improved and been rated good by Ofsted one year after being found to be inadequate by the watchdog.

Regent Circus debate open to the public

Swindon Advertiser: Regent Circus development site of the new Morrisons store which is to create 180 new jobs

10:17am Thursday 31st July 2014

RESIDENTS living in the town centre have an opportunity to discuss the issues that affect them, including the new Regents Circus development and the road and pavement design around it, at a meeting on Thursday, August 7.

Fire safety tips for camping holidaymakers

Swindon Advertiser: The ultimate guide to festival camping

10:14am Thursday 31st July 2014

WILTSHIRE Fire & Rescue Service has issued safety advice for anyone planning a camping trip.

Unions to escalate pay strike action for council and school staff

Swindon Advertiser:

4:56pm Thursday 31st July 2014

UNIONS representing 1.3 million local government workers – GMB, UNISON and Unite – have agreed to escalate their dispute over pay with a campaign running into the autumn.

Doctor’s sex abuse sentence reduced

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

A family doctor who filmed himself sexually abusing female patients with his James Bond-style wristwatch has had his sentence cut from 12 to 10 years on appeal.

Children’s centre in battle to stay open

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A PETITION has been launched to save a children’s centre that is under-threat as Swindon Council reviews the town’s services.

Hazard warning over shared crossing plan

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

PLANS for a new shared space crossing at Ridgeway Farm mimicking the one in place at Regent Circus should be reconsidered according to residents.

Double tragedy of lorry crash victim

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

SWINDON woman Mariola Martin has been named as the victim of the tragic road accident when an articulated lorry slammed into the back of her car.

Home Office helping out from £50m ‘kitty’ towards forensic merger

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

WILTSHIRE Police will receive a share of more than £300,000 of Home Office funding to help pay for the merger of forensics services across the South West.

Down to the woods at Lydiard Park

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

BEAR hunting was the main theme of the day yesterday when Lydiard Park launched a series of story walks.

Poppy mural is a moving tribute to war commemoration

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

A GIANT poppy mural is part of the Brunel Shopping Centre’s new display commemorating the centenary of the First World War.

Holiday tweet has a touch of irony...

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

ADVER picture editor Stuart Harrison’s holiday got off to a dramatic start when his plane made an emergency landing.

Chloe’s food capsule is out of this world

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

DOING her homework paid off for schoolgirl Chloe Cockshull this month, as her culinary concoction fit for an astronaut made the final five in a national contest.

Children put hands up for netball game

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

YOUNGSTERS inspired by the Commonwealth Games tried their hand at netball yesterday.

Shaun’s orchestra comes up for air in Edinburgh

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

STRATTON’S tube orchestra challenge extraordinaire Shaun Buswell begins another musical challenge in Edinburgh tomorrow at the world-famous Festival Fringe.

Repeat drink driver jailed

Swindon Advertiser: Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A DRINK driver who led police on a late night chase around Old Town after moving his Range Rover from a disabled parking bay has been jailed.

Go fish with Cotswold tuition

Swindon Advertiser: Local angling

2:04pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THOSE who fancy their hand at fishing can make the most of the tuition services offered at Cotswold Wildlife Park.

First Great Western hit back at claims they are removing quiet carriages

Swindon Advertiser: First Great Western train cleaners on strike today

11:46am Thursday 31st July 2014

First Great Western has this morning hit back at claims it is removing Quiet Carriages from all its trains.

£300k to benefit youth

Swindon Advertiser: Laura Mayes, cabinet member for Children's Services

10:31am Thursday 31st July 2014

WILTSHIRE Council leaders have announced another £300,000 is being made available to support community led youth activities in the area.

Water way to test new skills

Swindon Advertiser: Action from the Minisail National Championships 2014 at the Cotswold Water Park

10:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

A GROUP of youngsters from Nyland Campus visited Waterland to mark the end of a one year SkillForce programme.

Full steam ahead for £1 offer

Swindon Advertiser: Coun Garry Perkins

10:21am Thursday 31st July 2014

CHILDREN can enjoy fun-packed activities at STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway – for just £1 during the summer holidays.

Panto fun is just the right medicine

Swindon Advertiser: The Great Western Hospital

10:19am Thursday 31st July 2014

STARLIGHT Children’s Foundation is entertaining sick children at the Great Western Hospital with a fun summer show on August 7.

Chaos Brothers return for a timely gig

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A FORMER pub landlord is returning to perform with his old band, which has reformed especially for the occasion.

Road to recovery for police commissioner

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Suffering a cardiac arrest has tested Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson in a myriad of ways – challenging his memory, confidence and resilient personality.

Pervert doctor has his sentence slashed by two years

Swindon Advertiser: Dr Davinderjit Bains

6:36pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FAMILY doctor who filmed himself sexually abusing female patients with his James Bond-style wristwatch has had his sentence cut from 12 to 10 years on appeal.

Family pays tribute to Swindon woman killed in A303 crash

Swindon Advertiser:

3:59pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE family of Mariola Martin have released a statement following her death in a road traffic collision.

Children's centres consultation taken offline

Swindon Advertiser:

11:18am Wednesday 30th July 2014

PARENTS battling to save Swindon’s children’s centres are frustrated that an online consultation about their future isn’t working.

Swindon woman named as victim of fatal A303 crash

Swindon Advertiser: File photo

10:06am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE victim of the fatal crash on the A303 on Sunday has now been formally identified as Mariola Martin, 53, from Swindon.

Doctor who used James Bond-style watch to video sexual abuse of patients appeals his sentence

Swindon Advertiser: Dr Davinderjit Bains

9:29am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FAMILY doctor who filmed himself sexually abusing female patients with his James Bond-style wristwatch will appeal against his 12-year jail sentence today.

Drugs gang’s final player sent to jail

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE final player in the Locks Network drugs conspiracy has been jailed for almost three years after missing his sentencing date while in police custody.

20 months jail over ‘dirty needle’ threat

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Crown Court

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MAN who repeatedly threatened people with dirty needles while ‘obliterated’ on legal highs has been jailed for 20 months.

Fears Swindon waste site fire could burn for weeks

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE blaze at Averies Recycling could burn for weeks to come as firefighters continue battling to put it out.

Swindon's 160 greatest headline makers...part 9

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's 160 greatest headline makers...part 1

5:08pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

The penultimate chapter in our countdown of the town's greatest headliners.

Coach holiday firm helps Hatts customers

Swindon Advertiser: Bakers Dolphin sees 10 per cent rise in coach holidays

10:24am Wednesday 30th July 2014

WEST Country coach holiday specialist Bakers Dolphin has thrown a lifeline to holidaymakers affected by the collapse of Wiltshire-based Hatts Coaches, which has gone into administration.

Council to ask non-users about views on Swindon's libraries

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

PLANS are under way to launch a town-wide consultation into the future of the library services in Swindon.

Wroughton exhibition commemorates Great War

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

WROUGHTON is commemorating the centenary of the First World War with an exhibition dedicated to 66 villagers who served during the conflict.

New van will help hungry with special delivery

Swindon Advertiser:

10:31am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SWINDON Foodbank is the proud owner of a new delivery van after receiving a grant from an accountancy firm and a local Peugeot dealership which helped make it a reality.

Reel outdoor treat as War Horse hits Big Screen

Swindon Advertiser: The Big Screen in Wharf Green

10:23am Wednesday 30th July 2014

INSWINDON alongside Swindon in the Great War and the Big Screen in the town centre will play host to a free outdoor showing of War Horse next month.

Team captain pushes himself to new limits

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

England wheelchair rugby league team captain Martin Lane took to the streets of Swindon last weekend in a marathon push to cover 31 miles to raise money for a new wheelchair.

Site for autistic people's care home to be moved after protests

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HOSTILITY to plans for an autistic people’s care home in Liden has led to the owners of the property searching for a better location.







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