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Free 4 week training programme in Swindon for young people wanting to work in Retail

Fantastic way to gain industry experience and qualifications with Marks & Spencer


Swindon painter first artist in residence at Bournemouth Air Festival

Red Arrows collaborator will be creating pictures from various vantage points along the seafront


Police launch Community Messaging service in West Swindon

Sign up for free messages about policing and crime matters in your area.


Beatles For Sale at Gig to Remember in Swindon

Turning back the clock with The Bootleg Beatles on 8 November


Swindon Heritage Magazine focuses on famous windmill

Centrepiece of Windmill Hill Business Park to feature in autumn edition of Swindon Heritage


Swindon friends make bike trip to Paris in aid of diabetes research

Cycle from London to Paris to raise funds for JDRF from 11 September


Appeal for witnesses following indecent exposure in Swindon

Wiltshire Police appeal for witnesses to incident in Wroughton on July 10.


Chief Constable Pat Geenty gets Ice Bucket Challenge soaking

Money raised for Motor Neurone Disease and UK COPs


Swindon to Kemble rail line doubling complete

£45 million project completed


Swindon firefighters poised to attack Marshgate blaze now space has been created at Averies recycling depot

Tonnes of unburnt waste removed from site. Residents warned of more smoke is likely


Two halls for hire in West Swindon at Freshbrook and Peatmoor

Newly decorated hall welcomes more bookings


Smash supporters wanted to launch its first dosh dash

Smash Dash for Cash - Barbury Castle, Sunday 7 September.


Fort opens for playtime at North Swindon primary school

New learning adventure experience unleashes pupils' imaginations


Swindon runner on target for end of year challenge in Rome

Running over 2,000 kilometres to achieve a fundraising target of £5,000.


Gold medallist at Swindon Link Centre open day Saturday 30 August

Lots happening at West Swindon leisure centre


Digital Trading to manage UTC Swindon website

Specialist web agency agrees to maintain website which will benefit students, parents and staff.

Swindon Scene


Wessex Male Choir announces its new Musical Director

Katrine Reimers brings fresh approach to male voice singing

Swindon guide dog appeal smashes its target

An appeal set up in memory of a guide dog has raised a remarkable £30,000 in just over a year – enough to train six puppies

Willows Counselling Autumn Concert

Sunday 28 September at Blunsdon House Hotel, featuring the Kentwood Show Choir

New podcast for aspiring authors

‘Conversations with Authors’ is a brand new podcast series available online

Be aware of meningitis signs as new school year starts

National charity Meningitis Now issues warning as children start back at school

Are you up for the challenge at the CAB?

Use your skills, try something new, and be a part of an enthusiastic team at Swindon Citizens’ Advice Bureau.


Emergency Services Show looks to the sky - Sunday 7 September

This year's Emergency Services Show on Sunday 7 September will have attractions in the sky as well as on the ground!

September events at Swindon Central Library

Saturday 6th to Thursday 25th September


Swindon Open Studios, September 2014

David Robinson and Mark Worrall - 6/7 and 13/14 September

Academy staff put on their walking shoes for dementia charity

Churchfields Academy staff to take part in Alzheimer's Society's fundraising Stonehenge to Avebury Trek.

GWH Swindon holds free talk on surviving the menopause

David Griffiths, consultant gynaecologist and Chris Pearce a nurse consultant, will give free talk and advice


End of the Track in Swindon on 13 September

Rock the night away for Swindon's homelessness charity, Threshold Housing Link.

Recently retired? Swindon U3A holds Freshers Fair on Saturday 30 August

Vast number of courses and events on offer to the retired