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Weather warning issued for Swindon

Weather warning issued for Swindon

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Zombie spoof of Pride and Prejudice

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Zombie spoof of Pride and Prejudice

Richard Ede and Olivia Greene Photos: Dan Tsantilis

I've been a tourist for half a decade, says Richard Ede who plays Hannay in spy thriller

An artist's impression of the new-look Canal Street

High demand leads to extension of Brunel food hub plan

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Jason Ranford

Courier businessman Jason Ranford jailed for 13th breach of driving bans

Swindon Crown Court (54977286)

Couple who falsely claimed £200k in benefits walk from court

Stratton bus passengers were unhappy at the news at the end of 2015 that the No20 Ermin Street bus service was being stopped by Thamesdown buses. L to R Mary Finch, Elizabeth Smart and Shirley Lewis. Picture Stuart Harrison

'Devastating' cuts to buses condemned

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Diane Cross made an Freedom of Information request after she was fined for going into a Penzance Drive bus lane opposite the outlet centre The figures revealed more than 10,000 motorists had been fined in six months (54897399)

Furious driver among 10,000 fined for going into Penzance Drive bus lane

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Kevin and Charlene Taylor before their imprisonment in The Philippines. (54880671)

Petition launched for man serving time in jail in Philippines

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Boxer Bronwyn Duff is raising money for Swindon Sands in memory of her son Baby Sunshine. She trains at Paddy Fitzpatrick's boxing gym in Ferndale Rd. Pic: Dave Cox

Boxer to get back in the ring in memory of son

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Avril Skuse

UPDATE: Police hunt for missing woman

GREAT Western Hospital is working to reduce delays in discharging patients after a report revealed “bed-blocking” may be costing the NHS £900m a year.

Great Western Hospital to cut 'bed-blocking' delays in discharging patients

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Paul Holmes with Emma Burton

Pub boss jailed over head-on crash which killed his fiance

Library North Swindon Orbital.

Council urged to reconsider library decision

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Children centres' closure set to go ahead despite protests

Children centres' closure set to go ahead despite protests

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Police will escort a massive electricity transformer as it heads to Wiltshire

Cottage-sized transformer starting journey to Wiltshire

Calls for support for those struggling to pay water bills

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Chris Wannell and David Wilson. Picture by Thomas Kelsey

Link road will be removed, says Network Rail ahead of electrification work

Pupils at The Croft Primary School in Swindon have been supporting the nationwide NSPCC Number Day by getting stuck into maths challenges. Pic: Thomas Kelsey

Pupils put two and two together for charity

Staff and students at Uplands School who have been praised in The Good Schools Guide. Pic: Thomas Kelsey

Uplands School praised in The Good Schools Guide

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Isabel smiles for the camera. Picture by Thomas Kelsey

Historic fun as children go back to the Forties

Chruchfields' year 11 reading challenge in 2006

Alumni of secondary school called upon to help make a difference

Heart patient Lori Weeks and her schoolmates  wearing red at Noremarsh School, Wootton Bassett to raise money for a second life-saving defibrillator.

Friends see red to help schoolmate with heart condition

Swindon Magistrates Court

Man threatened to throw brick through window because he wanted his son home for Christmas

New health food store opening in Morley Street on Saturday, left - right: Tembi Huna, Nikki Beasant, Anna Green, Juwan Gold

New health-conscious cafe to open in Swindon town centre this weekend

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Volunteer group praised for helping to prevent accidents

Volunteer group praised for helping to prevent accidents

Macmillan’s Wiltshire fundraising manager Steve Goodrick and Vygon’s marketing manager Katie Kingston

Medical equipment firm gives £1K to cancer charity

Justin Tomlinson MP for North Swindon

Dogs really are man's best friend, says MP

Kardien Gerbrands

Pinkbox Boutique joins us in time for Valentine's Day, says market manager

Simon Rhodes

Silver darlings are healthy and delicious alternative to white fish, says fishmonger

Kathryn Hay, Lisa Mullan and David Sparks

Guerrilla gardeners go great guns

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Head chef Ian Jefferies

How to make... Curried chicken pie with braised potatoes and onions

Behind the scenes at the Eagle Tavern, Little Coxwell

Exquisite cuisine is worth the drive

A charity tribute night to celebrate the life of Sean Popowicz will be held at Swindon MECA on Saturday night (55023490)

Charity tribute night for Sean (Pops) Popowicz

Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon Angus Macpherson

Cost of policing to rise by average of £3 a year for householders in Swindon and Wiltshire

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Two cars have crashed near Mannington Roundabout

Crash near Mannington Roundabout delays rush-hour traffic

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The crash scene near the Abbey Mead pub at Elstree Way pictured by Luke Musto

Good Samaritans come to aid of woman, 25, knocked unconscious by hit-run driver

Kevin Wolton

Jailed: Drunk who groped a 12-year-old girl

Gregg Wallace at the inaugural Swindon Food and Drink Festival. PICTURE: Calyx Pics.

Swindon food and drink fest will not return say organisers

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Drivers are warned to expect delays this morning.

Roads gridlocked after three crashes in Swindon this morning

Council Leader David Renard

Council tax set to increase by 4%

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Bistro Les Chats on Wood Street.

Bistro Les Chats 'temporarily closed'

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Wiltshire Police are appealing for anyone with any information to get in touch.

£10,000 theft of boilers from new housing development

Swindon 105.5 FM has a new base at Liden Library, and is the first community radio station to have their own personalised bus stop..left 2 right .Pic -  Shirley Ludford (105.5 FM) , Deric Pemberton ( Thamesdown Transport ).Date 4/2/16.Photo: Dave Cox

Swindon 105.5 receives personalised bus-stop

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Corey enjoys a free orange at Londis Culverhay Stores on White Horse Road in Cricklade as part of a new initiative to promote a healthy lifestyle. Picture by Thomas Kelsey.

Store helps children on their way to their five a day with new initiative

Library campaigner Shirley Burnham

'There must be a Plan B over any library closures'

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Swindon Magistrates Court

Son given restraining order after waving knife at his mum

Patsy Moloney, chairman of the Christmas Care Centre, is asking for help in finding a new base. Pic: Thomas Kelsey

Homeless charity makes plea for new base

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Jeremy Francis - Chief Executive of Capital Land Property Group, (54935695)

Development company could open door for Eastern Villages project to go ahead

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Our final budget must balance, says council chief

Our final budget must balance, says council chief

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