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Police stop armed robbery suspects on M4 following jewellery heist

More than a dozen police vehicles were involved in stopping a car carrying armed robbery suspects in Swindon today, following a jewellery heist. Avon and Somerset Police and Wiltshire Police pursued the vehicle, thought to be a get-away...

Two cars stuck in mud on Great Western Way central reservation

Two drivers, who were stuck in traffic on Great Western Way, have become a laughing stock this afternoon as they attempted to get out of the queues. The vehicles got stuck in the mud on...

Wharf Green now a crime scene after teen stabbed in the back

A teenager has been rushed to Southmead Hospital with serious injuries after he was reportedly stabbed in the back at Wharf Green. Police were called to the scene at around 7.30pm this evening, Saturday, 23 January. "A large area...

Everyone’s a little bit baffled by Legal Name Fraud billboards

A Legal Name Fraud billboard has appeared on Cheney Manor Road, Swindon. The group, Legal Name Fraud, believe that it's illegal to use a legal name, given at birth, and a legal name is Crown Copyrighted property. These...

First Lord to appear on Jeremy Kyle is from Swindon, of course

For the first time ever, a Lord appeared on the popular daytime show Jeremy Kyle today - and he's from Swindon, of course. Lord Darren was desperate to find out if he is the biological father...
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Man arrested as cannabis factory is discovered inside former pub

Police officers raided the derelict former Princess Hotel building in Beatrice Street at the weekend, discovering a large cannabis factory. The drugs farm, which contained 143 cannabis plants estimated to be worth between £60,000-£100,000, was found...
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