Swindon News items

Honda workers 'betrayed' by Swindon plant closure
[Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:07:56 GMT]

One factory worker says news the Swindon factory will close in 2021 is "a sad day for the town".
Sandhurst officer cadets charged with battery
[Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:39:49 GMT]

The Army said the charges related to an incident at the Army's Sandhurst officer training college.
Drug driver Jason Ryan jailed for Lee Sullivan crash death
[Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:15:09 GMT]

Jason Ryan admitted death by careless driving through drink or drugs after crashing into a lorry at speed.
Sheela-na-gigs: The naked women adorning Britain's churches
[Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:53:32 GMT]

Why are churches across Britain adorned with carvings of naked women exposing their genitalia
Honda set to close Swindon car plant
[Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:40:15 GMT]

The carmaker is set to announce the closure of its Swindon plant in 2022, jeopardising 3,500 jobs, sources say.
Woman arrested over Gwithian cliff death body
[Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:05:15 GMT]

She was questioned on suspicion of aiding or abetting a suicide, police said.
Russian flag flown on Salisbury Cathedral 'disrespectful'
[Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:25:44 GMT]

The stunt has been called "disrespectful" and "stupid" in light of last year's Novichok poisoning.
Trowbridge Tesco car park stabbing: Three boys arrested
[Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:05:22 GMT]

The victim was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries and remains there in a "serious but stable" condition.
Schools' climate strike: 'Why we skipped school to protest'
[Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:38:29 GMT]

Young people explain why they walked out of schools across England to protest over climate change.
Couple hopes to find lost teddy's owner after 26 years
[Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:29:13 GMT]

A couple is hoping to reunite a teddy bear with its owner 26 years after they found it in Swindon.
Sir James Dyson: From barrows to billions
[Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:31:21 GMT]

One of the most high-profile businessmen in favour of Brexit, Sir James Dyson's biggest idea started with cardboard and sticky tape.
Secondary tables - poor pupils behind for next 70 years
[Thu, 24 Jan 2019 12:45:22 GMT]

League tables go live and the BBC reveals how long it could take for poorer pupils to do as well as the rest.
Swindon loanee extends deal with Ipswich
[Sat, 16 Feb 2019 14:35:30 GMT]

Ipswich Town defender Luke Woolfenden extend his deal with the Championship side until 2022.
Premiership: Bath 30-13 Newcastle Falcons
[Sat, 16 Feb 2019 17:24:10 GMT]

Three first-half tries help Bath consign bottom side Newcastle to a fourth consecutive Premiership defeat.

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