Swindon Local, Business News and What on Wiltshire

Man charged following fatal crash in North Swindon

Evidence to be brought to court on 17 September... read more


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... read more


Swindon painter first artist in residence at Bournemouth Air Festival

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


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.


Digital Trading to manage UTC Swindon website

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


inSwindon looking for traders to support Swindon festive market 2014

inSwindon BID Company are calling for all stallholders to get involved


Beyond Swindon. Ken Gibbs's new book on Steam Workshops of the Great Western Railway

The story of an under-reported but crucial part of the GWR, told by a fourth generation railwayman.

Swindon Scene


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


A Railway at War – New Exhibition at STEAM Swindon

A new thought-provoking exhibition about the role of the Swindon works a century ago

Arval supports Internet safety in Swindon schools

Child Internet Safety programme sponsored by leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company

New Return to Practice course gets healthcare professionals back into work

GWH NHS Foundation Trust's programme for nurses, health visitors and midwives who have had a break from their profession


StreetGames Pop Up Club festivals at Swindon venues

Try your hand at athletics, table tennis, badminton, dodgeball and rugby

Tenants invited to help improve council’s housing service

A group which scrutinises Swindon Borough Council’s housing service is looking for new volunteers.

Christmas comes early for Swindon Homeless Charity, thanks to Brunel Shopping Centre

Pop Up Shop, Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 August - raising funds for Christmas Care charity.