Saturday, July 21, 2018

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Preview: “After Today” at the Victoria, Swindon – Wednesday 25th July

On Wednesday night the Victoria in Old Town will be hosting an Edinburgh Fringe preview of a new darkly comedic play: "After Today - A Bill Grundy Story":

"In this mixture of drama and black comedy, we meet TV presenter Bill Grundy some three years...

Wiltshire Air Ambulance resumes operations

Wiltshire Air Ambulance is pleased to confirm that its helicopter is now able to resume flying operations.

Following rigorous testing of the Bell 429 helicopter on the ground and in flight, it was released back to operational flying yesterday (20 July).

The helicopter has been out...

Lydiard House is given new lease of life as repair works get underway

Vital maintenance work to rejuvenate historic Lydiard House has begun in earnest.

Swindon Borough Council is in the process of putting £850,000 into the Grade 1 listed building to carry out essential repairs.

So far, improvements have been made to the external stonework by specialist stonemasons,...


Heart-warming letters shared between generations as part of pen pals project

Friendships have been forged between local primary school children and older, isolated individuals thanks to a letter writing project.

The Council’s Community Health and Wellbeing Team set up a pen pals project in May as a way of tackling loneliness and isolation among older people...

MHA Monahans counts up another successful year of fundraising

The Swindon office of chartered accountancy firm MHA Monahans has celebrated another successful year of fundraising by presenting cheques to their four 2017/2018 charities, Prospect Hospice, Macmillan, the Dove Specialist Cancer Unit at the Great Western Hospital, and The Anthony Nolan Trust

Every year, each...

Witness Appeal after Marlborough burglary

Wiltshire Police are investigating a high value burglary that occurred between 3 pm on Wednesday 18 and 9 am on Thursday 19 July 2018.

A house situated off of the A345, Oare in Marlborough was broken into and a large amount of items were stolen.

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What to take on holiday: 10 things you really shouldn’t be packing

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Working out what to pack for holiday is a fine art.

Be honest: do you really need two outfits for every day of your trip? Go hand luggage only and read Skyscanner's expert packing tips for a trimmed-down holiday checklist to find out what you...