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Prison for woman that tried to burn down a house

A Redhouse woman who attempted to set fire to a house and head-butted a police officer during a search has been sent to prison for ten months. North Swindon resident Milena Bianca O'Connell, 24, threatened to burn...

Swindon’s Ultimate Weekend Guide: 10/11 October 2015

Stu Jackson, Swindon 24's Entertainment Reporter brings you our latest edition of the Ultimate Weekend Guide for 10 and 11 October 2015. Here are his recommendations on what to see, where to go and what to...

North Swindon man shot 14-year-old girl in the street

A man from North Swindon has today to return to court after admitting to shooting a 14-year-old girl with a BB gun in the street. Kelvin John Clarke, 34, from Haydon End, admitted under oath that he had...

Fundraiser Mike Buss cleared of stealing charity’s £23k

Former soldier turned Help for Heroes fundraiser Mike Buss has been cleared of stealing £23,000 from the well-respected charity by a Swindon jury. Throughout the lengthy trial at Swindon Crown Court, Buss, 41, insisted that he...

Swindon Town fans clash with police before Oxford match

Thames Valley Police have confirmed a number of arrests as Swindon Town fans clashed with riot police before the match against Oxford United tonight. Police officers kitted out in full riot gear, brandishing batons alongside the force's high trained...

Corbyn makes ex-Churchfields pupil Shadow Health Secretary

Labour MP Heidi Alexander, a former Churchfields Academy student, has been appointed Shadow Health Secretary by Jeremy Corbyn. In a statement released on her official Facebook page, Heidi wrote: “I am humbled and very proud...
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