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  • Another solid day for Howell

    SWINDON player David Howell another solid day at the Singapore Open despite further disruption due to the weather. The Broome Manor pro went into his second round, which was carried over from yesterday due to lightning, two under par after round

  • MATCHDAY LIVE: Walsall v Swindon Town

    5:46pm Thanks to everyone for all your comments on another good afternoon for Swindon Town. No midweek game this week, but we will be back for Saturday's home clash with Yeovil. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

  • Tyres were illegally burnt at scrapyard

    A USED van dealer who illegally dismantled vehicles and burnt tyres at his rural scrap yard has been ordered to cough up nearly £140,000. Daniel Bane carried on scrapping lorries and other vehicles and allowing huge fires at his Blunsdon yard even

  • Outcry by listeners after Mack is axed

    THE BBC has again defended the decision to axe popular breakfast show host Graham Mack following an outcry by his devoted listeners. The Adver has received several letters bemoaning Mack’s loss in the week the new BBC Wiltshire breakfast presenter

  • Ceremony will go on outside

    A REMEMBRANCE service which is usually held in the chapel in Radnor Street Cemetery is being held outside this year. The service, which is led by Deacon Dennis Sutton from Holy Rood Church, will be conducted in the graveyard in Old Town, which

  • Flocking to Field of Remembrance

    MORE than 40,000 crosses with personal messages of remembrance have been planted at Lydiard Park as part of a tribute to servicemen and women killed in Afghanistan. Hundreds of people gathered for this year’s opening of the Royal British Legion

  • Asian families hit by more burglaries

    RAIDERS who have been ransacking the homes of Asian families in search of gold struck again this week, making off with jewellery of priceless sentimental value. Thieves have been breaking into houses across Swindon over the past couple of months

  • BOWLS: Annual Open set to carry £1,000 prize

    WESTLECOT Indoor Bowls Club will hold their annual Open Tournament over the weekend of December 8 and 9. It will be the third staging of the tournament, which once again will carry a top prize of £1,000 and be sponsored by Dexion who are based

  • SWIMMING: Seven for Pitts as Dolphin girls shine

    CHARLOTTE Pitts brought home a stunning seven medals as Swindon Dolphin’s female swimmers dominated the first long course event of the season last weekend. The youngster claimed four golds, two silvers and a bronze in Bristol, as the club’s 15

  • GREYHOUND RACING: Blunsdon track take big lead

    SWINDON team captain Clive Oseman was thrilled with his dogs’ performance in the first leg of the £160,000 BAGS Track Championship Group D clash with Poole and Oxford. Swindon have been the most successful of the home sides so far in greyhound

  • 'Shocked' England newboy gets plenty of advice

    MILES Storey is taking the advice of Swindon Town teammates John Bostock and Wes Foderingham as he prepares for his first taste of international football next week. Following injury to Manchester United starlet Jack Barmby, Storey was called into

  • BOWLS: Westlecot suffer double KO blow

    WESTLECOT men’s and mixed teams crashed out of both the Denny Cup and Egham Trophy last weekend at the hands of Cotswold. The men were well beaten in the Denny Cup by the Stroud-based side as they went down 62-96 to the in-form Gloucestershire

  • BOWLS: Father and daughter make finals

    NEIL Smith and his daughter Lucy have qualified for area finals in the National Indoor Championships. Both have reached the Area 10 final in the men’s and women’s champion of champions competitions. Neil booked his spot in the Area 10 final

  • Divine intervention

    DAVID Howell endured a frustrating day at the Singapore Open as lightning storms meant he failed to hit a single ball in his second round. Play was suspended mid-way through the afternoon with close to half the field not even making it out onto

  • Rooney off to Rotherham but still has a Town future

    LUKE Rooney still has a future under Paolo Di Canio at Swindon Town despite agreeing a loan switch to League Two Rotherham yesterday. The winger commanded a six-figure sum when he was signed from Gillingham less than a year ago, but yesterday agreed

  • THE SAM MORSHEAD COLUMN

    TIME for a straw poll – has the openness gone too far? One of the most endearing and intriguing factors of the Paolo Di Canio era at Swindon Town has been the Italian’s willingness to speak his mind or speak the truth – however you’d rather put

  • PDC ponders contracts

    THE Swindon Town management will address the contractual situation of several members of the club’s squad in January as they look to build for next season. A number of key players, including Alan McCormack, Simon Ferry and Aden Flint, will see

  • Meriel Anne SPENCER

    SPENCER Meriel Anne 5-09-43 - 11-11-11 My sweet lady God knows how much I miss her Never shall her memory fade. Loving thoughts shall ever wander to the spot where she is laid. All my love John x

  • MERV CURTIS

    CURTIS Merv 31.03.1947 - 11.11.2010 Love and miss you always Your loving wife San and family xx

  • KAYLEIGH DICKS

    KAYLEIGH DICKS HAPPY 21st BIRTHDAY Kayleigh Lots of love Nan, Bamp and Jon xxx

  • Paul Gillett

    GILLETT Paul Passed away suddenly at home on November 4, 2012, aged 42 years. Dad to his three sons, also a son, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Funeral service to be held at Kingsdown Crematorium on Monday, November 19 at 10.30am. Family flowers

  • Clifford Alban Richards

    RICHARDS Clifford Alban Of Wroughton, died suddenly at home on October 26, 2012, aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband, dad, grampy and great grampy, he will be sadly missed. Funeral, Wednesday, November 14, service and cremation at Kingsdown at 1.30pm

  • Gordon Frederick Prictor

    PRICTOR Gordon Frederick 11/11/1940 - 02/04/2010 Time passes but memories stay, remembering you on your birthday. From your loving wife and family xxxx

  • Kayleigh DICKS

    KAYLEIGH DICKS HAPPY 21st BIRTHDAY Hope you have a lovely day Lots of love Mum and Denis xxx

  • Winifred Ethel Miller

    MILLER Winifred Ethel Formerly Reynolds Née Page Of Lechlade, died suddenly but peacefully on November 5 aged 92 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Sidney John and a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral service to take place

  • The JJs hair group raising money for Children in need

    The JJs hair group , Old town,have organised events to help raise money for Children in need. So far they have set up a fancy dress day, due to take place on Friday 16th November, All staff will take part. Clients are also guessing who's who on the Baby