Monday, February 18, 2019

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Honda closure – Justin Tomlinson confirms the news

Justin Tomlinson has released a statement on behalf of both of the Swindon MP’s regarding the breaking news this afternoon regarding the closure of...

Gruffalo 50p coin to be released – here’s how to get one

The Royal Mint are set to release a new 50p this week to celebrate 20 years of Julia Donaldson's iconic character.

The Gruffalo is a...

Honda to close – making headlines worldwide!

News that Honda is expected to announce the closure of the Swindon plant has hit headlines throughout the world.

With some reporting this is just...

When do the clocks go forward in 2019?

As we abandon Greenwich Mean Time the return of British Summer Time will mean extra daylight hours once the clocks are changed, for seven...

Ex police officer has rape sentence increased following Solicitor General, Robert Buckland’s referral

An ex-police officer who raped a woman 40 years ago while on duty has today had his sentence increased...

Swindon man charged after driving the wrong way on M4

A man has been charged following an incident on the M4 this morning.

Christopher Duggan, 27, of Ford Street, Swindon,...

Rising to the challenge – ancient hillforts and wildlife to be given new lease...

Thirteen majestic iron age hillforts and 332 hectares (820 acres) of their surrounding landscape across Dorset and Wiltshire are...

Hyundai wins a clutch of national awards

Motor manufacturer Hyundai has won an impressive four awards at the What Car? Car of the Year Awards, including...

Kaspas Desserts gets five-star food hygiene rating

The owners of Kaspa’s Dessert Parlour in Swindon town centre are celebrating after getting five stars in their food...

Full list of Patisserie Valerie closures – Swindon is to stay open

Dozens of branches of cake chain Patisserie Valerie have closed but the Swindon store at the Designer Outlet is...

Will you be watching the rare triple lunar phenomenon tonight?

Tonight's rare 'Super Blood Wolf Moon' display is expected to look stunning - some though will tell you it...

Run for the trees! Booking for the Westonbirt 10K opens today

The popular Westonbirt 10K is returning to the National Arboretum on Thursday 9 May 2019, 7pm, as part of...

Need more? Become an on-call firefighter

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is working with the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) as part of a...

How to make a claim for pothole damage to your car

If your car is damaged by a pothole, you may be able to claim compensation from Swindon Borough Council...