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Violet Ewen celebrated her 100th birthday at Blunsdon House Hotel with son Clive Ewen (left) and daughter Mavis Cork.

Glass of red wine a night key to longevity says 100 year old Violet

Firefighter Adam Akers with Margaret Tester and Alan Kyne with a car involved in a fatal crash.

Thamesdown Drive: don't chance your luck with red lights warn police

Paul White

Sniffer dog catches out man, 52, who tried to hide drugs in neighbour's garden

Kate Thorp and Jean Wilson at the Christmas Craft Fair and Coffee Morning. Picture by Dave Morrison.

Emotional day for Cricklade woman at fundraiser for late ambulance driver father

Bosses at the organisation have already installed a new manager and begun making changes to meet the standards expected by Care Quality Commission (CQC), the nation’s health and social care regulator.

Vulnerable dependents failed by medicine practice and missed home visits at nursing agency

Police officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to get in touch.

Mother and daughter injured in hit and run incident

Violet Ewen, 100, with her great grandson Benjamin Hamer, who is two and half

Centenarian shares secret to long life

Five people trapped in town centre lift

Five people trapped in town centre lift

The 1975 at Swindon Oasis on Friday night. Picture by Pete Dewhirst.

The 1975 play to a packed crowd at Swindon Oasis

The Great Western Hospital in Swindon.

Carillion manager carried out "thousands of hours" of investigations, industrial tribunal hears

The crowds turn out to enjoy the spectacle

Bad weather fails to mar Old Town lights switch-on

Swindon hasn't seen the end of the bad weather yet. Picture by the Met Office.

Swindon weather forecast - strong winds remain and will be followed by heavy rain

Mark Hix

Celebrity chefs head for Padstow Christmas Festival

Morris Owen apprentice Isaac Carter. with Victoria McDonald.

Apprentices build skills for the future

5K run and walk Do It For Dan€™ campaigna at Arval, Windmill Hill Business Park.From left, Tracey Fuller ( Organiser )  and Helen Lucas, Dan's mother

Fundraisers remember Dan Climance

Will Young at The Oasis in Swindon on Wednesday night.

REVIEW: Will Young at The Oasis, Swindon

Charice and Amberstasia Gassmann. Both deny murdering Alison Connolly

Charice Gassmann 'became hysterical' in hospital when arrested for murder

Pic By Dave CoxJami.Lydiard Park Academy school focus..Pic - Clive Zimmerman - principal.Date 18/9/14. (42272655)

GCSE results in Swindon continue to fall

Jo Allen and Craig Nottage with Swindon South MP Robert Buckland and Cameron Smith and Kim Smith at the grand opening of Rota Motus in the town centre. Picture by Dave Cox.

VIDEO: MP puts his balance to the test at new town centre business

Swindon CID are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen the attack  in Colbourne Street, near Tesco Metro and Go Outdoors

Man, 69, taken to hospital after attack by trio

Three arrests were made after a Pinehurst home was searched by police

Three drug arrests after Pinehurst search and 5 other police incidents

Great Western Hospital

'Legal high' MPA blamed for GWH admissions is banned

Lennon with some of the Christmas gifts on sale at the Stratton Education Centre. Picture by Thomas Kelsey.

Students show they have what it takes to be Alan Sugar's next apprentice

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of high winds for the weekend

We're in for blustery weekend - Met Office issues yellow weather warning

Council leader David Renard

Council leader reluctant to dip into reserves to fund services

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Danny Boyle rejects Bond rumours as he preps Trainspotting sequel

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Danny Boyle rejects Bond rumours as he preps Trainspotting sequel

Jonathan Banks

Life after Breaking Bad by Jonathan Banks

BHS in Swindon this morning. Picture by Thomas Kelsey

VIDEO: Black Friday: 50-inch TVs are the day's big hit

Asda dropped the price of fuel today despite saying it wouldn't take part in Black Friday

Asda drops price of fuel despite Black Friday 'boycott' pledge

Shoppers as GAME as the doors open in Swindon this morning. Picture by Thomas Kelsey

Game on - but Black Friday off to slow start in Swindon

Great Western Hospital

Colleagues' children were threatened, claims former GWH supervisor

An artist's impression of how the new development could look.

Plans for 10 new shops off Thamesdown Drive to be unveiled

Bradley Rollings, who died on Tuesday

Former Nova Hreod pupil dies after nightclub fall

Charice, left, and Amberstasia Gassmann

Mum knifed after Charice Gassmann shouted about being ‘done for murder’

Black Friday bargain hunters have put websites under pressure

Black Friday: Websites struggle to cope as bargain hunters look online

Ahead of Santa's Christmas Adventure at the Arts Centre, Santa's elves delivered advent calendars to children at Hop, Skip and Jump. Picture by Dave Cox.

Santa's elves make Christmas a little sweeter for deserving children

Deputy mayor of Swindon Eric Shaw with the lower school illustration competition winners.

Winners of Swindon Youth Festival of Literature announced at closing event

The first stretch of electric lines were installed by Network Rail earlier this month west of Reading between Pangbourne and Tilehurst

Disruption warning as overnight works planned for electric pylon installation

The planning inquiry for the building of 100 homes at Berkeley Farm at the civic offices in Swindon. Picture by Dave Cox

Inquiry into 100 homes bid at Berkeley Farm comes to a close

Banned driver Chris Wilson was caught behind the wheel for the second time in three months

Banned driver caught behind wheel for second time in three months

Jason Smith was warned at Swindon Crown Court he faces a jail term

Jail warning to man who drove getaway car at police

Diggers at Whitehall Stream this week

Bringing wildlife back to Swindon stream with £15k boost

Lolita Reid stole thousands of pounds from a 91-year-old woman while acting as her care worker

Fraudster convinces judge she can't sell second home to repay dementia victim, 91

The 26th Swindon Gang Show at The Wyvern Theatre

Curtain up on 26th Swindon Gang Show

We are delivering on our promises, says MP

We are delivering on our promises, says MP

TV chef James Martin

Sweets for my sweet from TV Chef James Martin

The interior of Kenzo, with its cobalt blue glow;

Food infused with flavour at Swindon's Kenzo 72

Simon Rhodes

Try taste of succulent smoked fish and you'll be hooked

Slick new stall at farmer's market selling olive oil from Crete

Smooth new stall at Swindon farmer's market selling olive oil from Crete

Head chef Paul Winch

How to... make Christmas pudding


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