Branco and Thompson are back to strengthen Town against Colchester

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 12th February 2016

SWINDON Town look set to receive a double injury boost ahead of Saturday’s trip to struggling Colchester United.

OPPOSITION REPORT: Colchester United

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 12th February 2016

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Colchester defender Kent has fingers crossed the tide will turn against Town

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 12th February 2016

COLCHESTER United’s Frankie Kent is keeping his glass half-full in expectancy that the moment that turns his team’s fortunes around will arrive against Swindon Town this weekend.

VIDEO: Sublime food in stunning setting at the Pear Tree

This Is Wiltshire:

6:40am Friday 12th February 2016

The Pear Tree at Purton Church End, Purton SN5 4ED Tel: 01793 772100 Website: peartreepurton.co.uk

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Pacy Marlow have Webb on red alert

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 12th February 2016

DAVE Webb is warning his Swindon Supermarine charges that they will need to be ready to put the pedal to the metal this weekend to avoid being caught cold by Marlow.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Purton keep everything crossed

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 12th February 2016

PURTON manager Justin Miller jovially warned his players that they may be forced to dust off their running shoes if tomorrow’s derby clash with Shrivenham is rained off.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Fisher aims for return to winning ways

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Friday 12th February 2016

JOHN Fisher hopes to see the best of his Highworth Town players now the burden of a title bid is over.

Chippenham couple to feature on BBC1 game show

This Is Wiltshire:

7:15pm Thursday 11th February 2016

A COUPLE from Chippenham will feature on the Saturday night prime time BBC1 game show Win Your Wish List on February 20.

UPDATE: Area at Delta Office Park cordoned off - four arrests after police car rammed

This Is Wiltshire:

5:37pm Thursday 11th February 2016

POLICE cordoned off an area at Delta Office Park today after receiving a call from a member of the public saying they had seen three people acting suspiciously in the Welton Road area.

Police officer hurt in Great Western Way crash - man arrested

This Is Wiltshire:

5:37pm Thursday 11th February 2016

A POLICE officer has been treated for a head injury after being involved in a crash on Great Western Way this morning.

Demolition work continues at Wyvern Street car park

This Is Wiltshire: Demolition work continues at the car park. Picture by Thomas Kelsey.

1:24pm Thursday 11th February 2016

DEMOLITION work is continuing at the Wyvern Street Car Park, with the 1970s structure almost completely flattened.

Cyclist taken to hospital after accident

This Is Wiltshire:

12:12pm Thursday 11th February 2016

A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital following a collision with a car in Thamesdown Drive this morning.

Collateral damage strikes Yaser

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 11th February 2016

SWINDON Town may have to do without influential midfielder Yaser Kasim for up to eight weeks after he hobbled off against Gillingham on Saturday, the Adver understands.

Swindon-born shadow health secretary slams Jeremy Hunt over junior doctors' contract

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon-born shadow health secretary Heidi Alexander slammed Jeremy Hunt for forcing through a contract for junior doctors (55722390)

3:16pm Thursday 11th February 2016

THE Swindon-born shadow health secretary has slammed Jeremy Hunt for forcing through a contract to junior doctors.

ROAD TO RIO: Champion Ed setting his sights

This Is Wiltshire: Ed McKeever

5:30am Thursday 11th February 2016

KAYAK king Ed McKeever has already dipped his toe into the waters of Rio 2016 as he bids to make another splash at the Olympics this summer.

BOXING: Date confirmed for Blackwell's title defence against Eubank Jnr

This Is Wiltshire: Trowbridge Champion Nick Blackwell with the Lonsdale Belt boxing's most prestigious award Pics Trevor Porter (51477 2)

2:31pm Thursday 11th February 2016

TROWBRIDGE'S British middleweight champion Nick Blackwell will defend his domestic belt in a long-awaited showdown with number one-ranked contender Chris Eubank Jnr next month.

Police visit following school prank

This Is Wiltshire: A student has been suspended from St John's Academy in Marlborough for bringing a knife to school

1:09pm Thursday 11th February 2016

ST JOHN’S Academy in Marlborough is reassuring the community there is no cause for alarm after police visited this morning when a game was taken out of context.

UPDATE: Overturned horse box blocks A419

This Is Wiltshire:

11:35am Thursday 11th February 2016

THE A419 at Broad Blunsdon was blocked today because of an overturned horse-box.

Drunken man who kicked stranger in the head walks from court

This Is Wiltshire: Karol Lyson

11:03am Thursday 11th February 2016

A MAN who kicked a stranger to the head in a piece of drunken town centre violence has walked free from court.

Don't lie about your age online, police warn children

This Is Wiltshire: Children can sign up to social media accounts at various different ages.

11:03am Thursday 11th February 2016

FEARS that sex offenders could argue they thought they were talking to an adult when chatting to underage teenagers on social media has prompted a warning from police in Swindon.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Bunyard seeks attacking boost for Frome

This Is Wiltshire:

11:00am Thursday 11th February 2016

FROME Town manager Nick Bunyard was left initially disappointed to only come away from Merthyr Town with a point on Tuesday night after he thought they had the better of proceedings.

HOCKEY: Losses put a dent in West Wilts hopes

This Is Wiltshire:

10:20am Thursday 11th February 2016

WEST Wilts men suffered a double setback in their quest for the GoCrea8 Men's League's Conference North division as they were beaten twice at home at the weekend.

Planned budget cuts move to next stage

This Is Wiltshire: Stuart Harrison 6/9/12Aerial pictures of Swindon. Swindon Town Centre with DMJ Tower pictured centre. (37520088)

8:42am Thursday 11th February 2016

SWINDON Borough Council chiefs last night agreed to progress with a number of measures designed to save £20 million over the next 12 months.

Mystery donor puts inspirational Kyle Truman £400 closer to fairytale Disneyworld trip

This Is Wiltshire:

9:38am Thursday 11th February 2016

A KIND-HEARTED mystery donor has given inspirational youngster Kyle Truman £400 to get him closer to his fairytale trip to Disneyworld.

Parents fined over daughter’s head lice

This Is Wiltshire: Swindon Magistrates Court

9:32pm Wednesday 10th February 2016

A SEVERE case of head lice saw one primary school pupil miss four days of school and her parents were ordered to pay £110 each.

Town centre hotel looking to expand

This Is Wiltshire: Holiday Inn Express, Bridge Street.

2:48pm Wednesday 10th February 2016

A TOWN centre hotel is looking to expand following more than a decade of strong business.

Woman in distress so impressed by youngsters who went to her aid she wrote to head

This Is Wiltshire: L-R Stanley Banks, Ben Sheppard and Pamela J Forde. Photo by Josie Williams

11:29am Wednesday 10th February 2016

AN Old Town resident was so impressed by the youngsters who came to her aid when she fell she wrote to the head of their school to praise their actions.

Using weapons always means severe penalty, warn police after stabbing sentencing

This Is Wiltshire:

3:14pm Wednesday 10th February 2016

POLICE have warned that there will always be severe penalties for using weapons after three young men were jailed for a total of almost 30 years for a brutal knife attack.

At last - conned car owners welcome Jerry Swain prosecution

This Is Wiltshire:

8:46am Thursday 11th February 2016

CAR owners in Devizes, who say they have been conned by dealer Jerry Swain, this week welcomed the fact he could be facing jail.

Spate of car crashes across Wiltshire caused by icy roads

This Is Wiltshire: A woman has been taken to the RUH after her Mitsubishi Colt ended up on its roof because of black ice near Westwood crossroads. Pics Trevor Porter 52453 1. (55644838)

8:26am Thursday 11th February 2016

MOTORISTS are being advised be careful on Wiltshire’s roads this morning as icy roads have caused a number of accidents.

Residents have their say at Stratton poll

This Is Wiltshire:

6:40pm Thursday 11th February 2016

RESIDENTS came out in force on Thursday evening to have their say on whether their parish council should take on even more responsibilities.

Drugs and air guns seized by police

This Is Wiltshire:

5:54pm Thursday 11th February 2016

POLICE seized cannabis and suspected Class A drugs when they carried out search at an address in Greenmeadow earlier this week.

Bear Grylls closes Marlborough fitness centre

This Is Wiltshire: Bear Grylls has closed his BG EPIC training gym in Elcot Lane, Marlborough.

5:30pm Thursday 11th February 2016

ADVENTURER Bear Grylls has closed his gym in Marlborough.

Shire horses to be on parade at memorial service for brewery baron

This Is Wiltshire:

4:09pm Thursday 11th February 2016

WADWORTH shire horses will be on parade outside St John’s Church when people say their last goodbyes to Major John Bartholomew, whose family has been involved with the iconic Devizes brewery since the 19th century.

Early professional image of Marilyn Monroe to go under hammer in Devizes

This Is Wiltshire:

3:27pm Thursday 11th February 2016

A NEGATIVE from one of the first professional photographs of Marilyn Monroe is to be sold at auction in Devizes.

Calne councillors furious after housing revamp suffers another setback

This Is Wiltshire:

2:33pm Thursday 11th February 2016

COUNCILLORS have expressed outrage after the redevelopment of two areas in Calne has been postponed.

MINI Plant Swindon marks 60 years of business with three generations of same family

This Is Wiltshire: Ben Noble, Michael Noble Sr, David Noble and Oliver Zipse.

1:58pm Thursday 11th February 2016

THREE generations of the same family came together to mark the 60th anniversary of Mini Plant Swindon this week.

Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! Audition to be Marlborough’s town crier

This Is Wiltshire: Judge Alfie Johnson, who was town crier of Marlborough for 21 years, is looking for someone who is passionate about the town. Pic: Diane Vose

1:49pm Thursday 11th February 2016

THE search is on to find a new town crier in Marlborough to fill the shoes of stalwart Alfie Johnson who hung up his bell last year after 21 years in the job.

Swindon solar projects take step forward

This Is Wiltshire: Wroughton airfield where the solar farm is being built

12:52pm Thursday 11th February 2016

SWINDON continues to lead the way on solar energy development with work starting a giant new farm at the Wroughton Airfield.

Appeal to find romantic gentleman from 30 years ago

This Is Wiltshire: Kimberley Wall, RGS Service Development Manager and Lindsay Jackson RGS Receptionist.

12:14pm Thursday 11th February 2016

THE hunt is on for a romantic gentleman who has inspired a campaign organised by relationship and sex gurus this Valentine’s weekend.

VIDEO: Help ghostly new board game become a winner

This Is Wiltshire:

1:04pm Thursday 11th February 2016

A MICROBIOLOGIST by day, Bevan Clatworthy knows a thing or two about experiments and his latest project could take the world of gaming by storm if a Kickstarter campaign succeeds.

Drivers slapped with fines and points after being caught speeding

This Is Wiltshire: Police carried out a number of speed checks in Royal Wootton Bassett, Cricklade and Purton on Wednesday. Picture courtesy of Royal Wootton Bassett and Cricklade Police. (55680973)

11:56am Thursday 11th February 2016

MORE than 20 drivers were dealt with by police for motoring offences in and around Royal Wootton Bassett on Wednesday when officers staged a day of action in a bid to curb bad driving.

A flipping good time was had at Sherston's annual pancake race

This Is Wiltshire:

11:30am Thursday 11th February 2016

SHERSTON’S annual pancake race took place on Tuesday (Feb 9) as dozens of local residents took to The Rattlebone Inn to scoff their faces.

Don't lie about your age online, police warn children

This Is Wiltshire: Children can sign up to social media accounts at various different ages.

11:21am Thursday 11th February 2016

FEARS that sex offenders could argue they thought they were talking to an adult when chatting to underage teenagers on social media has prompted a warning from police.

Man facing £173k con charges

This Is Wiltshire:

11:13am Thursday 11th February 2016

A MAN who allegedly conned people out of more than £173,000 will be in Swindon Crown Court next month.

Lyneham planning application row rumbles on

This Is Wiltshire:

10:09am Thursday 11th February 2016

DISCUSSIONS on a contentious planning application rumbled on at Lyneham and Bradenstoke Parish Council on Tuesday (Feb 9).

Woman, 74, suffers 'life-changing' injuries after collision with car

This Is Wiltshire:

9:42am Thursday 11th February 2016

A WOMAN has suffered 'life-changing' injuries after being involved in a collision with a car in Baydon.

Bus firm owner condemns subsidy cuts

This Is Wiltshire: Faresaver Bus Company in Chippenham With Bus Inspector and Bus driver Alan Carter who has worked for the Company for 29 Years. .Pics by Diane Vose DV2869/03. (55542459)

8:17am Thursday 11th February 2016

BUS company owner Justin Pickford has condemned Wiltshire Council’s proposal to cut subsidies and reduce more than 100 bus routes around the county.

Obika backs strikeforce to start firing

This Is Wiltshire:

5:30am Thursday 11th February 2016

THERE is no lack of confidence among the Swindon Town forwards according to striker Jonathan Obika, despite a slight dip in results of late.

High demand at GWH as report finds NHS winter pressures are 'new normal'

This Is Wiltshire: Great Western Hospital says its is committed to managing high demand on its services as a new report found winter pressures faced by the NHS are “the new normal” all year-round.

12:04am Thursday 11th February 2016

GREAT Western Hospital says it is committed to managing high demand on its services, as a new report found winter pressures faced by the NHS are “the new normal” all year-round.








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