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Work soon to start on charming little chapel in Stratton

Georgina Morgan-Denn (Stratton Parish Council's deputy clerk) with Matthew Davis. Picture by Thomas Kelsey

A LITTLE corner of Stratton is soon to be given a new lease of life as work is to begin on the restoration of a dilapidated old chapel.

3:14pm Friday 26 May 2017

Stratton man's bonsai trees bring home the gold in Chelsea

Reg with his bonsai trees at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

AN EXPERT bonsai grower from Stratton has wowed judges at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, coming away with yet another gold medal.

6:51pm Tuesday 23 May 2017

Swindon mortgage advisor wins top national award

Local financial services specialist Lianna Tilley. Picture by Dave Cox

A FINANCIAL services specialist has been named top mortgage adviser just a year after winning an award for best newcomer.

5:00pm Saturday 27 May 2017

Beer and cider festival is a hit with locals

Chef Massimo Merola. Picture by Clare Green

FOODIES and cider lovers gathered at a popular pub at the weekend to sample some of the finest ales and tastiest beverages in town.

4:58pm Saturday 27 May 2017

Ancient Egypt comes alive for Year 3 pupils at Ruskin Junior School

Students dressed up with Ms Minns and Ms Wakefield. Picture by Thomas Kelsey

HISTORY came to life at Ruskin Junior School on Wednesday as kids and grown-ups sprinkled a dash of Ancient Egypt into the classroom.

3:08pm Saturday 27 May 2017

Gary's charity trek for Mind

Gym manager Gary Turland from Grange Leisure in Stratton has recruited 50 people to take part in a Ben Nevis charity trek in aid of CALM and Mind. Picture by Dave Cox

AFTER battling with mental health problems in the past, one gym buff has inspired 50 others to follow his lead by trekking up Ben Nevis in three weeks’ time.

10:31am Friday 26 May 2017

Swindon Scout leader receives top award at Buckingham Palace

Tom Dent receives his Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award.

A SCOUT leader from Stratton St Margaret was awarded a Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday.

9:24am Friday 26 May 2017

Today's traffic round-up

Today's traffic round-up

TRAFFIC is heavier than normal this morning on the B4006 Whitworth Road in both directions by the double roundabout which leads to the A4311 Cricklade Road in Stratton St Margaret.

9:07am Friday 26 May 2017

Crew attends small fire in Pinehurst

Inglesham Road.

Firefighters attended the scene of a small fire in Pinehurst yesterday evening.

8:29am Friday 26 May 2017

Flat fire tackled by 999 crews

Firefighters in Charminster Close. Picture: @DWFRSMaggsMatty

A FIRE broke out in the top floor flat of a three-storey block on Tuesday afternoon.

4:40pm Wednesday 24 May 2017
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