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Jack Parfitt

UPDATE: Teenager Jack Parfitt found safe and well but then goes missing again

RMT members at Network Rail are due to walk out from 6.30pm on Wednesday

Talks aimed at averting 48-hour RMT strike on First Great Western trains break down

The Court of Appeal

Man convicted of beating and burning 17-year-old mother of his children freed after appeal

Honda of the UK Manufacturing staff at the Swindon plant for the launch of the Civic Type R last week

Swindon-built Civic Type R destined for Japan

A supermarket employee who stole thousands of pounds worth of scratchcards from Sainsbury's has walked free from court

'Last chance' for worker who stole £10k of Lotto scratchcards from Sainsbury's

Westgate Nursery has reopened just two months after an arson attack caused £150,000 worth of damage

Nursery reopens after arson attack that caused £150K worth of damage

Steve Carvey at last year's Kozfest in Devon. Picture by Moonshayde Photography

Brother's tribute to 'universal and cosmic' drummer Steve Carvey

Appeal for witnesses to brawl near Harvester pub

Appeal for witnesses to brawl near Harvester pub

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a 23-year-old woman in Swindon

Police plea for witnesses to attack of woman, 23

Graham Hutchings was never warned of the dangers of asbestos while working for British Rail

Asbestos victim's widow receives damages

Don't forget veterans of the Far East campaign and former prisoners of war, says the Royal British Legion

Far East veterans offered chance to help mark 70th anniversary of VJ Day

Both 1 and 2 The Old Bakery will be demolished for access if plans for 100 homes to the east of Marlborough Road, Wroughton, get the go-ahead. Picture by Alex Skennerton

Residents fight 100-home development bid in Wroughton

Students from Highworth Warneford, Dorcan Academy and Kingsdown School with the shortlisted books, Half Blood, Salvage, Rain, Hello Darkness and Running Girl, at the annual Riveting Read event. Picture: THOMAS KELSEY

Riveting Reads are a hit with Wiltshire pupils

Swindon Crown Court

In the courts: Jail warning to thug and 5 other cases

The new Civic Type R, being built in Swindon

Honda CEO announces Type R will be exported to Japan

Fire services battling the blaze

Shock as lightning strike sparks blaze

Andy Perrin and Lance Corporal Chuck Sketch

Swindon veteran scoops gold twice over at Warrior Games

Tributes paid to former Adver photographer who documented Wiltshire life for decades

Tributes paid to former Adver photographer who documented Wiltshire life for decades

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has reminded investors fraudsters are still active and using various methods to dupe victims into investing in fine wine

SCAM ALERT: Beware of risky wine investments, says National Fraud Intelligence Bureau

Cloudy weather and sunshine expected in Swindon today

Travel and weather round-up: Monday, July 6

Chris Page was caught up in turmoil after the 7/7 bombings

Rewind to July 6-11, 2005, for quite a week of contrasts

Val Doonican

Opinion: I'm pleased the stardust never came off Val Doonican, says Graham Carter

Swindon-based developer Bloor Homes South West is urging buyers to secure dream homes quickly, as competition intensifies

Demand is on the up, says housebuilder

he King George V is coming back to its roots at the Steam museum along with the City of Truro. Picture courtesy of the National Rail Museum

Full steam ahead for returning locos

The madman leaping out of a plane on a Chopper bicycle over Dundee in 1973 is Terry Hagan

Remember when... A Swindon man 'rode' a Raleigh Chopper at 10,000ft over Dundee

M&S Swindon Orbital employees taking part in the charity Zumbathon in aid of the Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Dancers hit new heights to support air ambulance

The Wyvern Theatre is not big enough to accommodate the stage adaptation of best-selling novel The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time

Wyvern too small to stage award-winning play set in town

Alex Arkell with Ron Hoskins, of the Swindon Honeybee Conservation Group

Head brewer in honey bee conservation visit

Tiny Tots from the Julie Scott Academy at Picnic in the Park

Talented youngsters take centre stage at Little Big Festival

Sue Pycroft, who is stepping down as a trustee of Prospect Hospice

Hospice hopes to fill vital trustee role

: Jacky Collyer and Andy Carter

Coffee shop owners set to move on

The controversial shared space at Regent Circus

Ex-Paralympian in call to end shared space crossings

Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson

Windfall beckoning in battle over crime

A Yakovlev Yak-130, a state-of-the-art Russian combat jet, which will no longer be welcome at RIAT

Russian warplanes not invited to Royal International Air Tattoo

Leon Symonds, of no fixed abode, leaving Swindon Magistrates Court after admitting three counts of theft including £1,500 worth of artificial turf

Man facing jail over crime spree

Fred Blunt with his illustrated children’s book and a translated version

Illustrator turns author for swashbuckling yarn

Brian Morton with his 1963 Ford Capri. PICTURES: Clare Green.

Sun, food and singalongs at Stratton Festival

Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall, host Jim Waterson, Andy Burnham and Jeremy Corbyn at Steam

Labour hopefuls go head-to-head in hustings

New West Swindon police cadets, aged from 13 to 17-years-old, pictured after they were sworn in last week. Lead PC Gary Bracey is with them, top right

Police cadets are ready to hit streets

John Meaden at Lotmead Farm

BIG INTERVIEW: Fruitful work ethic for farm manager

The rise in obesity is causing difficulties for paramedics and fire crews

Obese put a heavy load on fire crews

Lucy Carson will attempt Europe’s biggest open water swim on July 12, inspired by her father, Richard Clewloe

Swimmer takes up first big challenge

Tony Shewry with his mother Mavis, who had to wait three hours for an ambulance after she fell and hit her face on the pavemen

Blood-soaked OAP in three-hour wait for ambulance

Yvette Cooper

Labour hopefuls to do battle in town

PPS commercial director James Owen above the roof of the bus depot

Bus company shows off new rooftop solar panels

The RAF C-17 bearing the bodies of Eileen Swannack and John Welch arrives at Brize Norton this afternoon. Picture: Darren Staples/PA Wire

Heartbreak for families as Eileen Swannack and John Welch arrive at RAF Brize Norton

Aulton 'Tom' Rogers

Man, 29, faces trial over Tom Rogers stabbing

The Union flag flying at half-mast outside County Hall in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Council flies flags at half-mast in memory of Tunisia terror attack victims

The coffin of of Lisa Graham, one of the Tunisia terror attack victims, is taken from an RAF C-17 at Brize Norton

UPDATE: Minute's silence observed for victims of Tunisia beach massacre

First Great Western has warned commuters services will be significantly reduced should planned strike action go ahead next week

Travel chaos likely as rail strike looms

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