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  • Crash blocks Thamesdown Drive

    A CRASH has blocked part of Thamesdown Drive near Taw Hill. Traffic is queuing in the direction towards the Orbital Shopping Centre. A Wiltshire Police spokesman said: "We responded at approximately 5.30pm to a report of a single-vehicle road

  • Sunday's coronavirus case update for Swindon

    A FURTHER 65 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Swindon. There have been 737 positive Covid-19 test results recorded around the borough in the last seven days, which is 78 fewer than the week before. There have been no newly-recorded

  • Woman, 19, died on M4 near Swindon

    POLICE closed the M4 near Swindon after a woman died. Emergency calls came in at 5.30am about the 19-year-old who fell from a bridge and was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers are not treating the death as suspicious at this stage. A spokesman

  • Strong winds weather warning for Swindon on Tuesday

    A WEATHER warning for strong winds around Swindon will be in force on Tuesday. The Met Office issued a yellow-level alert as heavy gales are set to hit the town between 9am and just before midnight. A spokesman said: "Strong winds are expected

  • FA Cup win was down to our energy and desire: Garner

    SWINDON Town head coach Ben Garner hailed his team’s fitness and concentration levels as the Robins held on to beat Walsall 2-1 in the second round of the FA Cup on Saturday. A fast start from the visitors paid dividends when Tyreece Simpson burst

  • This four-bedroom Blunsdon home is on sale for £825,000

    A STONE-BUILT detached four-bedroom family home in Blunsdon is on the property market for £825,000. The Oakwood property in the Lower Village is newly-constructed and uses modern technology to lower the environmental impact and economical to run

  • Drink driver from Stratton loses licence for 18 months

    A SWINDON driver has been banned from the roads for 18 months for being drunk at the wheel. Adaam Peera, of Meadowcroft in Stratton St Margaret, drove a Mini One along Greenbridge Roundabout and Drakes Way on August 7 while having 150 microgrammes