Swindon left out as 14 post-war office buildings listed

This Is Wiltshire:

12:10am Wednesday 28th January 2015

More than a dozen post-war office buildings across England have been given grade II-listed status, although no Swindon buildings have been chosen.

TNT 'super depot' brings hope of 250 jobs

This Is Wiltshire:

5:55pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

THE ground was broken today on a new development which could see around 250 jobs brought to the area.

Devizes alcoholic, 31, admits kicking woman in the groin

This Is Wiltshire:

4:49pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

A Devizes alcoholic who kicked a woman in the groin then laid into her on the ground has been remanded in custody by a judge.

Man, 32, arrested after third Domino's burglary in four months

This Is Wiltshire:

3:10pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of three separate burglaries at a Domino’s store in Stratton St Margaret over the last four months

Thamesdown Drive extension: Council to develop business case for £50m relief road

This Is Wiltshire: Thamesdown Drive, which has been the scene of 48 crashes resulting in injuries over the past three years

1:28pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

COUNCIL leaders have announced plans to develop a business case for the Thamesdown Drive extension, which will then be presented to the Department of Transport.

Woman, 29, accused of murder is in secure psychiatric hospital, court told

This Is Wiltshire:

11:53am Tuesday 27th January 2015

THE woman accused of murdering 62-year-old Michael Redpath is being held in a secure psychiatric hospital, Bristol Crown Court heard today.

Police plea after woman, 18, attacked on path

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Tuesday 27th January 2015

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after an 18-year-old woman was assaulted in Swindon.

How Wiltshire Council plans to save £30m - 100 areas for cost-cutting identified

This Is Wiltshire: Wiltshire Council leader  Jane Scott has now defended the big rise in councillors’ allowances which were approved in November

10:40am Tuesday 27th January 2015

Wiltshire Council has unveiled proposals for how it plans to save £30 million during the next year.

UPDATE: Missing Little Somerford woman, 70, named

This Is Wiltshire:

10:17am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A WOMAN whose body was found near Malmesbury over the weekend following an extensive search by the emergency services has been named as 70-year-old Christine Craven-Walker.

Van driver taken to hospital after Yarnbrook accident

This Is Wiltshire:

8:25am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A VAN overturned in an accident on the B3097 near the railway bridge at Yarnbrook Roundabout this morning.

UPDATE: Wharf Green reopens after safety concerns

This Is Wiltshire:

4:42pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

WHARF Green has reopened this afternoon after concerns were raised earlier for the safety of an individual.

Moving tributes paid on Holocaust Memorial Day

This Is Wiltshire:

3:16pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

DOZENS of people gathered at Swindon's war memorial today to remember the atrocities committed during the Holocaust and other genocides across the globe.

We can't keep Wiltshire's council tax capped forever - Jane Scott

This Is Wiltshire: Council leader Jane Scott

1:18pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

The leader of Wiltshire Council has warned council tax cannot be capped indefinitely, at a time when savings of £30 million must be made.

Our Rhiannon truly was No 1 - brave leader hailed by U-16s keeper’s boss

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 27th January 2015

THE manager of Rhiannon Brown’s football club has paid tribute to a “class act” who was the “best in the league”.

Three miles of A36 to close for £2.3m scheme

This Is Wiltshire: Storrington road closure for £150,000 drainage works

4:31pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

A £2.3 million scheme to stabilise a road embankment along the A36 starts in March.

Play-off hopes dash date for Big Match

This Is Wiltshire:

1:32pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

THOSE with dreams of playing football at the County Ground will have to wait another year, after the plug was pulled on The Big Match charity fundraiser.

Is it time to invest in our future?

This Is Wiltshire:

11:12am Tuesday 27th January 2015

THE number of students from Swindon attending Britain’s top 30 universities is among the lowest in the country, according to the latest figures from the folk who compile such things.

Will Wiltshire be spared worst of approaching winter weather?

This Is Wiltshire:

10:14am Tuesday 27th January 2015

SEVERAL inches of snow and frost in some parts of the UK this week, although it is likely that Wiltshire will be spared the worst conditions.

Death crash: Lorry driver faces court

This Is Wiltshire:

9:30am Tuesday 27th January 2015

THE driver accused of killing a Swindon man in a road crash at the weekend has appeared in court.

Body of woman, 60, found at her Swindon home

This Is Wiltshire: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

9:20am Tuesday 27th January 2015

THE body of a 60-year-old woman has been found at her home in Swindon after concerned neighbours reported to police their concerns for her welfare.

Police may share duties to save cash

This Is Wiltshire:

8:44am Tuesday 27th January 2015

FURTHER job losses are on the horizon for Wiltshire Police staff as savings are sought in every area to protect frontline operations.

Soccer ace Frank Lampard turns out to promote mate’s business

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 27th January 2015

WERE you in town the night a Champions League winner and England football legend descended upon Swindon’s bars and nightclubs with his Chelsea teammates?

Woman, 29, accused of murder due in court today

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A WOMAN accused of murdering Swindon man Michael Redpath last September is set to appear in court this morning.

We hope lessons have been learned, say devastated parents of soldier who died at Wiltshire barracks

This Is Wiltshire:

3:20pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

THE devastated parents of a soldier found dead at his barracks in Wiltshire say they hope "lessons have been learned" following the tragedy.

Fight over pay at South Marston distribution centre goes to EU

This Is Wiltshire:

6:30pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

PROTESTERS have met European Union officials to urge them to correct a “legal loophole” in a pay dispute at a South Marston distribution centre.

Strictly wild with Steve Backshall

This Is Wiltshire:

5:06pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

The Really Wild Show and Deadly 60 presenter Steve Backshall is used to a life of travel: after all, he spent a whole 10 months on the road in 2013. He tells the Adver of his latest adventures.

Peace of mind from Clare’s Law legacy

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 27th January 2015

THE criminal records of a quarter of all people whose partners have suspected domestic violence in their past have been released under Clare’s Law in Wiltshire since the force piloted the scheme.

24-hour strike by GMB members in ambulance service suspended

This Is Wiltshire:

5:43pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

A 24-hour strike by GMB members in the ambulance service has been suspended after on a new pay offer emerged after a week of talks to resolve the pay dispute in the NHS.

Sufferer Phil hits marathon trail for Asthma UK

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 27th January 2015

RUNNER Phil Jefferies has vowed not to let his struggle with asthma prevent him from completing the London Marathon this year.

Award-winning singers take to the high seas

This Is Wiltshire:

12:00pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

MEMBERS of the Wootton Bassett Light Operatic Society were out in force over the weekend promoting their next production, Sinbad the Sailor.

Workers’ cash means brighter future for sick kids

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A FUNDRAISING day saw staff members from Nationwide Building Society raised more than £1,000 to help sick children.

Arrest figures show effect on sex trade

This Is Wiltshire:

5:38pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

MEN up to the age of 69 have been arrested in Wiltshire for vice-related offences in the past six years, police have revealed, as they put in place new support mechanisms for sex workers in Swindon.

Remembering the Holocaust

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 27th January 2015

LIKE thousands across mainland Europe, Swindon will wake up today to remember and mourn for the millions who suffered at the hands of the Nazis 70 years ago.

Sales are booming for town’s retailers

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 27th January 2015

SWINDON’S high street looks to be booming, with local trading figures exceeding the national average The Office for National Statistics has revealedsales rose 4.3 per cent in December across the country compared to the previous year, with the Brunel shopping centre performing better than the national trends.

Hindu celebrations beat expectations

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Tuesday 27th January 2015

ALMOST 500 people raised the roof on the Punjabi Community Centre at the weekend, celebrating the religious day of a Hindu goddess.

Grants of up to £2k available from Midcounties Co-operative

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

THE Midcounties Co-operative is inviting local community groups in Wiltshire to apply for grants of up to £2,000, with the next round of the society’s Community Fund now open for applications.

Swindon man killed in A34 Hampshire collision named

This Is Wiltshire:

3:35pm Monday 26th January 2015

THE Swindon car passenger killed in a collision with an HGV on Saturday afternoon in Hampshire has been named as 53-year-old Simon Shore.

£1.2m damages for family of dad in A350 tragedy

This Is Wiltshire:

2:35pm Monday 26th January 2015

The family - including three sons - of a dad who died after a horrific crash on the A350 have been awarded damages totalling £1.2m at the High Court in London.

Wiltshire and Avon police forces in 'strategic alliance' talks

This Is Wiltshire:

10:06am Monday 26th January 2015

TALKS have begun which will lead to specialist police resources and support functions in the Wiltshire and Avon and Somerset forces being shared under a new strategic alliance as both seek to save money.

Family to reunite after 48 years

This Is Wiltshire:

5:00am Monday 26th January 2015

“IT felt absolutely terrible, like my heart had been ripped out.” It was a decision that led to years of hurt and regret for Brenda Spaulding, forced to give her baby up for adoption as an 18-year-old.

Lighting up the skies for inspirational Ellie, 24

This Is Wiltshire:

6:00pm Sunday 25th January 2015

MORE than 100 people of all ages held an evening vigil in loving memory of ‘inspirational’ psychology student and singer Eleanor Free.

UPDATE: Stuck lorry brought Bradford traffic to a halt

This Is Wiltshire:

1:30pm Monday 26th January 2015

A LORRY brought traffic to a halt in Bradford on Avon this lunchtime after becoming stuck at the Newtown junction on Market Street.

Jailed: Shoplifting mum who stole pension cash of woman with learning disabilities

This Is Wiltshire:

10:12am Monday 26th January 2015

A mum who went on a stealing spree while on a suspended sentence for pinching pension money from a woman with learning disabilities is finally behind bars.

VIDEO: Frank Lampard opens clinic for friend and osteopath

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30pm Monday 26th January 2015

FOOTBALL legend Frank Lampard was in Swindon today, to cut the ribbon at the new clinic of close friend and osteopath Carl Todd.

Police renew plea for witnesses to Regent Circus incident in which man was hurt

This Is Wiltshire:

5:04pm Monday 26th January 2015

POLICE are continuing to appeal for witnesses to a fight outside Swindon MECA which put a 31-year-old man in hospital with serious head injuries on Friday.

Thank you for helping raise £20k, say delighted Wiltshire Air Ambulance fundraisers

This Is Wiltshire:

4:13pm Monday 26th January 2015

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance (WAA) is thanking everyone who took part in fundraising during Air Ambulance Week and the Big Give Christmas Challenge last year, raising just more than £20,000 combined.

Father and son took law into their own hands, court hears

This Is Wiltshire:

3:14pm Monday 26th January 2015

A father and son who took the law into their own hands when they burst into the home of neighbours as they slept have walked free from court.

Church packed for Dozy's funeral with a difference

This Is Wiltshire:

2:59pm Monday 26th January 2015

A funeral service with a difference represented both sides of the life of a man who, as Dozy, was a sixties pop star but as Trevor Ward-Davies was a devoted family man.

Plain cigarette packs bid backed by town's MPs

This Is Wiltshire: PLAIN:   An example of standardised packaging for cigarettes which could become the norm

1:52pm Monday 26th January 2015

SWINDON’S MPs will vote in favour of plans to introduce plain cigarette packaging when members are given the chance to do so ahead of the General Election.

United in tribute to team mate Rhiannon

This Is Wiltshire:

1:27pm Monday 26th January 2015

THEY may be rivals on the pitch but two Wiltshire football teams united in grief yesterday.









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