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Get involved in the Wroughton Airfield Solar Park public inquiry

Swindon Advertiser - 7 hours 30 min ago
THE first of three drop-in sessions to inform residents about the Public Inquiry for Wroughton Airfield Solar Farm will take place on Friday.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Man jailed for imprisoning and abusing partner

Swindon Advertiser - 7 hours 42 min ago
A VICTIM of domestic violence has urged other victims not to suffer in silence.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Felton to stand trial for alleged assault on former business partner

Swindon Advertiser - 8 hours 6 min ago
NIGEL Felton, the former business partner of marathon veteran and gym owner Mike Buss, will stand trial charged with assaulting his former colleague during a spat last year.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Naked man Tasered after throwing pants at police officer

Swindon Advertiser - 8 hours 57 min ago
A POLICE officer unlawfully Tasered a naked man who threw a pair of underpants at him during a strip search in Wiltshire, a court heard.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Man wounded in hammer attack near Beehive

Swindon Advertiser - 9 hours 10 min ago
A local man was attacked and wounded with a hammer in an unprovoked assault near the Beehive pub last night.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

We shall not be moved (...but in the end they had no choice)

Swindon Advertiser - 9 hours 19 min ago
IN one corner is a phalanx of smartly suited planning and legal experts whose names are suffixed with an admirable array of initials denoting hard-earned degrees and qualifications while besides them sit several hefty boxfuls of documents that include statements in triplicate, examples of legal precedents and door-step thick volumes pertaining to the case in hand.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Teenager gives evidence after groin stabbing

Swindon Advertiser - 9 hours 41 min ago
THE 16-year-old who was stabbed in the groin during a gang fight near a children's play park insisted to a jury his attacker had pulled a knife on him.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Jail term for dealer who relocated to Swindon's 'softer' drugs market

Swindon Advertiser - 10 hours 59 min ago
DRUG dealer Shaquille Cumberbatch has been jailed for four years and 10 months after boasting of making £450 a day after relocating to the 'softer market' in Swindon.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

160 APPEAL: Boardroom coup will boost funds

Swindon Advertiser - 11 hours 24 min ago
A FLEDGLING business has offered itself up – offices, boardroom and all – for 160 hours in support of the Adver’s 160 Appeal for Prospect Hospice.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Victim of violent bus attack sought

Swindon Advertiser - 12 hours 12 min ago
Wiltshire Police are appealing for the victim of a violent attack on a bus to come forward, having identified the suspect.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Town split over bid for 300 new homes

Swindon Advertiser - 12 hours 49 min ago
ROYAL Wootton Bassett Town Council have reassured residents about pre-application proposals to build a new Tesco and 300 homes on Marsh Farm.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Next in the hotseat: Newlands Anning - send us your questions for the mental health expert

Swindon Advertiser - 13 hours 20 min ago
NEXT up in the Adver’s Hotseat is Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership’ head of professions and practice for the Swindon locality and innovation development lead, Newlands Anning.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Help horse to become all white on the night

Swindon Advertiser - 13 hours 28 min ago
OVER the first May Bank Holiday weekend the National Trust is inviting local residents and visitors to help them re-chalk one of the oldest chalk figures in the country, the White Horse at Uffington in Oxfordshire.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Axed employees will discover their fate

Swindon Advertiser - 13 hours 37 min ago
THE identities of the temporary workers making up the 135 personnel due to be axed from South Marston Distribution Centre have been confirmed.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Police release CCTV of men wanted for burglary at Islamic centre

Swindon Advertiser - 13 hours 51 min ago
WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at an Islamic centre in Swindon.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Teen stabbed in the groin in gang battle

Swindon Advertiser - 18 hours 29 min ago
A 16-YEAR-old boy was stabbed in the penis during a fight between teenage gangs in a shopping area, a jury has been told.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

St George’s big day

Swindon Advertiser - 18 hours 29 min ago
CHILDREN around the town will be drawing out their swords and slaying dragons today to celebrate St George’s Day, the patron saint of England.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Fears grant will raise home rents

Swindon Advertiser - 18 hours 29 min ago
SWINDON Tenants’ Campaign Group have urged Swindon Council not to bid for a grant to build affordable new homes in the town, branding the terms ‘unacceptable’.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

Scrapstore’s plea as van vandalised

Swindon Advertiser - 18 hours 29 min ago
VOLUNTEERS at Swindon Children’s Scrapstore are devastated after vandals targeted their van over the Easter weekend.
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire

People should have more faith in young

Swindon Advertiser - 18 hours 29 min ago
Member of the Youth Parliament, Ellie James, 16, from Swindon has been answering your questions this week. Here’s what she had to say as she took to the hotseat
Categories: Swindon, Wiltshire


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