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March 17, 2018 9:45 AM VIDEO: Snow moves in as Mini Beast from the East arrives in Swindon

The Mini Beast from the East has arrived in Swindon this morning, with snow flurries across the town. The Met Office has warned residents to expect a chilly day ahead, with snow likely this morning up until around midday, before returning again later this afternoon. A Met Office forecaster said: "Any morning rain will clear away to the west with snow showers 4

March 17, 2018 6:35 AM Court tells man he is DEAD despite standing IN FRONT of judge in MAD bureaucratic ruling

DUE TO a case of bureaucracy gone mad, a Romanian man has been officially declared dead despite appearing in court being alive and well to overturn the decision, it has been reported. Constantin Reliu, 63, asked a court in the town of Barlad, Romania, to overturn a death certificate obtained by his wife after spending more than 10 years in Turkey 5

March 17, 2018 5:09 AM Where to go for your weekend walk

1. From the Cuckoo Trail car park, go back to the entrance and cross the road at the traffic island to go along Western Road opposite. If traffic is very busy, there is a zebra crossing a little way to the left. If arriving by bus, from Tesco in North Street, walk back over the bridge or from Police Station in George Street, walk on over the bridge 4

March 16, 2018 10:37 AM Banksy protest artwork unveiled in New York

Provocative artist Banksy has revealed a 20m high artwork in New York to draw attention to the imprisonment of Zehra Dogan, a Kurdish painter from Turkey. His image of her behind bars depicts the last bar as a pencil, and next to the mural is a call for her release. Dogan was jailed for two years and nine months last year in Turkey, for her painting 5

March 16, 2018 7:37 AM Teenager left with bloody nose after assault

North Yorkshire Police said it happened in Scarborough town centre at the junction of Westborough and North Street on February 25 at around 3.30pm. The incident involved two teenage males and two teenage females, and one of the males sustained a nose bleed, the force added. It is asking for the public's help to establish the full circumstances surrounding

March 14, 2018 2:09 PM Turkey's Erdogan declares Kurdish-held Afrin 'will fall by this evening', a day after his military encircled the Syrian town trapping 350,000 civilians and cutting off a dam

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he believes that the Kurdish-held city of Afrin in northern Syria will fall into Turkish hands by this evening. Turkey said that it troops and allied Syrian fighters had encircled Afrin, a city in the enclave of the same name where some 350,000 civilians remain, as of yesterday, following a seven-week military

March 12, 2018 3:56 AM NSW steel town worried about dumping

Local workers in the NSW steel manufacturing hub of Port Kembla are pleased Australia has been exempted from controversial US steel tariffs but concerned the local market could be flooded with cheap imports. While Canberra negotiated its way out of the 25 per cent tariff on steel sold to the US, some Wollongong workers are now worried other countries 3

March 11, 2018 1:01 PM Swindon Samaritans hold volunteering evening

Swindon and District Samaritans will host an information event, so those interested can find out more about volunteering with Swindon Samaritans. It will take place between 7pm and 9pm at 6 Curtis Street, in the town centre, on Tuesday, 13 March. The charity are looking for dependable people who are willing to donate some of their valuable time to help out with their 3

March 9, 2018 4:32 PM WATCH: Police seize 60 cannabis plants in raid

TWO people have been arrested after police seized 60 cannabis plants in a raid. A house in St Anselm's Road, Worthing, was raided by officers on Thursday, with huge bags of marijuana seen being carried out of the property. The two arrested, a 31-year-old man and 49-year-old woman both from the town, remained in custody yesterday afternoon on suspicion 10

March 9, 2018 6:02 AM New timetables published for Thamesdown routes from this weekend

Thamesdown have made changes to a number of their bus routes in Swindon. They include routes throughout the town, and will come into effect from this Sunday, 11 March. Routes 1, 2 and 5 will have a new timetable for Monday to Saturday journeys. Route 1 will also receive an extra Saturday morning journey, and route 5 will see more journeys on Sundays 12