Swindon Local, Business News and What on Wiltshire

Is your electric blanket endangering your life?

Council and Fire Service offer free testing... read more


Fire fighters will wash your car in Stratton

Event to raise charity funds at station... read more


Stratton Sainsbury's offer free charity meeting venue

Organisations encouraged to get together in store's restaurant... read more


Four Swindon pubs caught out in underage drinking sting

Quartet of bars serve police's team of young volunteers in licensed premises operation... read more


11 things to do around Swindon this weekend

The October 4&5 edition of our weekly guide


Man arrested following shooting in Swindon

36-year-old taken into custody after shots were fired at Audi


Peatmoor couple visit Animals Asia bear sanctuary in Vietnam

Dave and Sarah aid bears at Asian sanctuary


Waxing lyrical about Swindon Festival of Poetry

Don Share leads the line up in event's third year

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North Swindon MP's endorsement of new Link Sport project

Site also gets the backing of Wildcats' star Moore


Big top disappointment as circus is cancelled

Children break down in tears as plug is pulled on show at the last minute


Police hunt gunman after shots are fired in Swindon

Audi A4 damaged during incident on Banwell Avenue


Hobbit makes visit to West Swindon primary school

Children learn about literacy and film making


COMPETITION: Win two tickets to STEAM LEGO event

Your chance to join the fun at Great Western Brick Show...for free!

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South Swindon MP congratulates veterinary training business

Growing company now operates in 17 countries


New mobile chemotherapy unit launched at GWH Swindon

£260k MCU provided by Hope for Tomorrow charity


Great Western Brick Show at STEAM Swindon: 4 & 5 October

Characters and scenes from Star Wars, Ghostbusters and Despicable Me


Hard-hitting road safety campaign for Swindon students

Annual Safe Drive programme targets town's youngsters


Wiltshire Police sign-up to Child Rescue Alert scheme

County's force is first in UK to commit to Home Secretary's system

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North Swindon pupils give £3M school extension the thumbs-up

Haydonleigh Primary's capacity increased to 630

Swindon Scene


Look Pawfect and help a dog in need

A night of beauty in aid of pooches

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Life drawing places still up for grabs

Last few places available for art class


No loud bang fireworks at Swindon bonfire party

Saturday 25 October - Roves Farm


200 tickets for first-timers to see The History Boys at the Wyvern Theatre

Alan Bennett classic comes to town from 1 - 6 June 2015


Parlez-vous français? Let Swindon based French teacher help

Fun French learning in groups and through games


Swindon couples wanted for C4 Come Dine with Me

Cooking partners in crime needed


Russian State Ballet and Opera House® presents Swan Lake & Giselle

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon: Tuesday 28 October - Swan Lake, Wednesday 29 October - Giselle

Nearly new sale in aid of Swindon's Needy Dogs

Raising funds and finding homes for canines in need


Les Bruce Big Band Charity Concert

Saturday 27 September - Ellendune Community Centre

Power Rangers’ Red Ranger visits new Swindon toy shop opening

The Entertainer toy retailer opens at The Brunel Shopping Centre on Saturday 27 September.


Thin Lizzy tribute Limehouse Lizzy at Swindon Arts Centre 10 October

One of the hardest working bands in the UK comes to Swindon Arts Centre