Sunday, August 19, 2018

Swindon News

Can you help find missing Swindon teenager?

Police are appealing for the public's help in finding missing Swindon teenager Saeedul Ali.

He was last seen at 8am on 29th July at an address on Beckhampton Street, Swindon.

The 17-year-old is described as Asian, around 5' 7 tall, of slim build with short black...

Bright futures predicted for UTC Swindon students

exam results

UTC Swindon’s Year 13 students are celebrating this morning after securing examination results that will open the doors to a range of exciting industry apprenticeship, university degrees and degree apprenticeships. The college, which specialises in engineering and digital technologies, saw grades continue recent years’...

Children’s hospice charity launches Handbag Amnesty fundraiser

Swindon based children’s hospice at home charity Jessie May is inviting individuals and businesses to donate their pre-loved handbags and bag a bargain accessory of their own during their fundraiser next month.

The charity is looking for handbag donations for the Handbag Amnesty event, which...

Both Swindon Homebase stores earmarked for closure


Homebase have announced that both Swindon branches are going to close as part of the a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA).

The branches at Swindon Orbital and Drakes Way are among 42 stores announced today as set to close.

It is not yet known how the closures...

Transport company’s drive to raise charity funds arrives at fun day

They say you wait for one bus then three come along – well that’s just what’s going to happen when the team at Swindon-based transport company Akcess lay on a bumper fundraising fun day.

As part of the festivities at the event, which takes place...

What are your rights if you come face to face with an intruder in your home?

burglary break-in

Almost all Swindonians would confront a burglar if they were faced with an intruder in their home, a recent Facebook poll found.

If this nightmare became a reality and you were faced with an intruder, what are your rights?

Are you able to defend yourself and...

Eastcott Labour Councillors Organise successful clean-up

Moorse street litter pick

Labour’s Eastcott Councillors, Paul Dixon, Imtiyaz Shaikh and Patrick Herring are thanking residents who joined them in a community clean-up in the Morse Street area on Saturday.

12 bags of rubbish were collected in the heat of the summer. Dumped cars have also been notified...