Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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Liden Arms

Two charged following incident in Horsham Road

Two people have been charged following an incident in Horsham Road, Swindon, on 20 January, in which a 20-year-old man suffered a stab wound...

Council urges businesses to make use of Government’s Brexit advice

Swindon Borough Council is encouraging local businesses to put plans in place to ensure they are not adversely affected by Brexit. As things stand, the...
assault

Woman due to be sentenced for child sex offences

An 18-year-old woman is due to be sentenced at court next week for 16 offences of child sex abuse. Sophie Elms, of Royal Wootton Bassett,...

Excalibur ‘Sleep Out’ raises £4,000 for new homeless centre

Excalibur Communications colleagues faced the winter night elements for a charity sleep out on Friday, January 18th, in support of the new Haven Centre...
smoke alarms

Kitchen fire highlights importance of smoke alarms

A working smoke alarm and a closed kitchen door meant a house fire in Highworth yesterday morning was contained to the one room. Dorset &...

Mead Way improvements to be shared with public

Plans to improve traffic flow along a busy West Swindon transport corridor will be shared with road users and residents at two drop-in events. Work...
speedway

Robins’ sponsor signs on for a second year

Swindon Speedway will be backed by team title sponsors Complete Filtration Solutions (CFS) for a second successive season. And CFS are ‘over the moon’ to...

Swindon teenager’s birthday fundraiser raises £340 for charity Jessie May

A 13 year old girl from Swindon who refused presents for her birthday raised more than £340 in donations instead for local children’s charity...
operation dasher

Had your say yet? PCC wants your views on local policing

A public consultation about a proposed increase in the policing part of council tax has reached the halfway point. Wiltshire and Swindon Police and Crime...

Swindon & Wiltshire Pride confirms its return this year!

The most colorful, inclusive party in town is set to return to Swindon once again after taking a break last year. The LGBTQ+ festival...