Saturday, June 23, 2018

Orbital launches competition to find Swindon’s young reading hero

Nominations are now open for Orbital’s Reading Heroes competition which celebrates children from Swindon who have gone above and beyond to help or inspire...

Joffe Trust boosts Wiltshire charities

A LEGACY from celebrated philanthropist Lord Joffe’s charitable trust will continue the good work in Swindon and Wiltshire that he spent so much of...

Do you know where your children are? Residents point the finger at youths for...

Residents from Upper Stratton are calling on parents and local schools to take action against youths destroying their local park. Merton Fields, known to locals...

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery win tender for £20k archive project

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery has successfully won a tender to deliver a Historic England project examining the sustainability of archaeological archives in museum...

It’s time Swindon got pothole spotting with new council campaign

Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians are being encouraged to join hundreds of people in reporting potholes so they can be fixed by Swindon Borough Council. The...

Almost half a million pounds to be spent on major Upham Road reconstruction

A crumbling road base will undergo major reconstruction work this summer as part of Swindon Borough Council’s highway improvement programme. Built around 60 years ago,...

GALLERY: Switch On to Swindon marks new phase of promoting the town at carriageworks...

Hundreds of invited business leaders, and representatives of various organisations throughout Swindon gathered at the recently revamped carriageworks to help launch the next phase...

“Your baby seem really happy with you,” and other phrases guaranteed to irritate dads

Research has identified a range of key patronising phrases levelled at men by those who struggle with the idea that they might be every...

Back of the net! Swindon quiz team scoop top prize in national competition

A team of four sports obsessives are celebrating after beating all comers to secure victory in the Greene King 2018 sports quiz. Pals Tim Westcott,...

Cash boost for charity – thanks to NatWest grant

A charity in Swindon, that helps adults with learning difficulties, has been shortlisted as one of thirty-eight good causes across the UK to receive...

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