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Former councillor Timothy Darch guilty of sexual assaults

A former Wiltshire parish councillor has been found guilty of a string of sexual assaults on teenage boys.

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Nationwide: Swindon-based firm set to cut more than 100 jobs

Dozens of jobs are at risk at Nationwide Building Society.

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Swindon dad stole Viagra so he could feed newborn baby

A Swindon man who stood before a court after stealing Viagra from a pharmacy says he only did it to afford baby formula.

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The Body Shop to close half of its UK stores after administration

The Body Shop has announced it is to shut half of its stores with seven closing immediately from today (February 20).

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Opening date for Swindon Frankie and Benny's replacement revealed

The opening date for the restaurant replacing Frankie and Benny's in Greenbridge has been revealed.

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Swindon man charged with drugs and driving offences

Two men have been charged with multiple drug offence including the supply of both heroin and cocaine.

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Swindon school's advice to parents slapped with parking fines

A school in Swindon's town centre has responded after parents complained about being fined for parking in a closed-off layby.

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Swindon man who 'taunted police' still on the run after four months

A wanted man who appeared to taunt police on Facebook is still on the run after months and may be abroad.

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Wiltshire Council issue flooding warning ahead of heavy rain

Wiltshire Council has issued a warning over flooding with more heavy rain set to hit the county this week.

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A417 Missing Link: Motorists delayed near Air Balloon roundabout

Frustrated motorists say they have faced long delays due to a new mini roundabout installed near the Air Balloon Roundabout.

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Swindon man who pretended to be taxi driver GUILTY of rape

A man has been found guilty of rape after pretending to be a taxi driver to a woman who had been on a night out.

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Why ambulances and police rushed to car park on Islington Street

The reason why police cars and an ambulance rush to a multi-story car park in Swindon town centre has been revealed.

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Strictly Come Dancing's Amy Dowden issues health update

Strictly Come Dancing's Amy Dowden was unable to take part in the most recent series of the BBC dance programme.

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Best to worst parcel delivery companies from Martin Lewis's team

Martin Lewis's team at Money Saving Expert have revealed the 'best to worst' delivery firms according to a survey of its users.

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Police carry out speed checks outside Wiltshire pub

Speeding drivers were caught by police officers waiting outside a pub.

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Royal Mint rarest coins as 50p sells for £2,500 on eBay

The Kew Gardens 50p is a highly desirable coin, due to its scarcity in circulation and as a commemorative coin.

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Swindon dad wants 'justice' for son after attackers still on loose

The father of the victim of a brutal assault has criticised the way police have investigated the attack.

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Swindon Toddler Town owner issues update after considering closure

The owner of a soft play centre in Swindon that considered closing has issued an update to customers.

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Swindon 'missed bin collections reach more than one million'

One million bin or recycling collections have been missed in Swindon since the middle of May last year.

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Swindon Sainsbury's branch gets approval for major changes

A major Swindon supermarket has been given permission to make changes to its store.