ONE of Swindon Town’s most admired players was honoured this week in 1978.

John Trollope travelled with his family to Buckingham Palace, where he was made an MBE for his services to the sport.

The new Miss World, Silvana Suarez, brought a touch of international glamour to the Brunel Centre during a public appearance at the opening of a new shop.

We interviewed Swindon artist Davis Blissett, who created masterful and gorgeous miniature carvings when not working his day job as a senior engineer at the Pressed Steel body plant.