Swindon Local, Business News and What on Wiltshire
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Is your electric blanket endangering your life?

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

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Fire fighters will wash your car in Stratton

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

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Stratton Sainsbury's offer free charity meeting venue

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

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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

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11 things to do around Swindon this weekend

The October 4&5 edition of our weekly guide

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Man arrested following shooting in Swindon

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

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Peatmoor couple visit Animals Asia bear sanctuary in Vietnam

Dave and Sarah aid bears at Asian sanctuary

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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

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Big top disappointment as circus is cancelled

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

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Police hunt gunman after shots are fired in Swindon

Audi A4 damaged during incident on Banwell Avenue

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Hobbit makes visit to West Swindon primary school

Children learn about literacy and film making

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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

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New mobile chemotherapy unit launched at GWH Swindon

£260k MCU provided by Hope for Tomorrow charity

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

Characters and scenes from Star Wars, Ghostbusters and Despicable Me

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Hard-hitting road safety campaign for Swindon students

Annual Safe Drive programme targets town's youngsters

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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

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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

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No loud bang fireworks at Swindon bonfire party

Saturday 25 October - Roves Farm

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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

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Parlez-vous français? Let Swindon based French teacher help

Fun French learning in groups and through games

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Swindon couples wanted for C4 Come Dine with Me

Cooking partners in crime needed

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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

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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.

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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

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