Fri, 18th Apr 2014

Traffic & Travel


Wiltshire's bluebells flowering much earlier than last year, says Woodland Trust

12:10am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: A good showing of bluebells in West Wood, Lockeridge, in 2012

Bluebells are flowering much earlier than in last year's cold spring, with peak displays expected in time for Easter, the Woodland Trust said today.

£40k benefit cheats walk free from court

3:25pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Toni Smith and Andrew Verlander plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to

A COUPLE who plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they weren't entitled to by setting up a bogus claim have walked free from court.

Body of Swindon woman discovered in river named

3:17pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: The body of a woman was found on Sunday morning in the River Coln, by the Swan Hotel in Bibury

THE woman whose body was discovered in a river in Gloucestershire on Sunday morning has been named as Helen Jones, of Dorcan.

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Antonio wins Samsung contract

10:09am Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Josue Antonio will sign a one-year contract with Swindon Town. The defender currently plays for Staines Town.

DEFENDER Josue Antonio has won a contract with Swindon Town as part of the Samsung Win A Pro competition.


5:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: PEOPLE'S CHOICE: Nathan Thompson

IT’S time for the fans to vote for their Swindon Advertiser STFC Player of the Year 2013/14.

Injured Ritchings is out of sedation

10:53am Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins boss Alun Rossiter with Darryl Ritchings

INJURED Swindon Robins rider Darryl Ritchings has been successfully brought out of sedation at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital.

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Freefalling for cancer charity

4:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Sue Kirby and Jenny Loader of Outsource UK

FOUR colleagues from recruitment consultancy Outsource UK proved the sky’s literally the limit for the company when they each completed a two-mile tandem charity skydive.

Keep your event safe

4:51pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MORE event managers expect and need health and safety expertise from their agencies, according to Capita Travel and Events, part of which is based in Swindon.

Tax network has US link

4:56pm Thursday 17th April 2014

RSM International, the worldwide audit, tax and advisory network of independent firms, has enhanced its international representation by admitting Baker Tilly as its UK member firm.

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