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13 years? You don't get that for murder!

Court corr confesses to cartoon caper Retired reporter Judy Cullimore (pictured left, with Judge John Hopkin) has revealed a comic secret involving a funeral, two cartoon characters, a pub, and a man who was to become one of Britain’s top

Flushed with success

Readers of the Swindon Advertiser have come up trumps – supplying drums, rubber chickens… and toilet seats for a scout group’s gang show. They made a plea for the bizarre items for a spoof 12 days of Christmas routine. And

Latest resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC

The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the Commission’s staff, editors and complainants. These are either settled to the express satisfaction of the

Editor's thanks for help over "town's disease"

Swindon Advertiser editor Simon O’Neill has offered a heartfelt thank you to all the contributors to the paper’s Swindon Disease Appeal. After the appeal launch in March the paper has beaten its target of £10,000 towards a permanent memorial to

A newspaper to support the cause of the common man

The country’s first ‘penny’ title, the Evening Advertiser in Swindon is celebrating its 150th birthday. Here we take a look at how it all began and how its founder, William Morris, used the paper to support the cause of the

The changing face of the Evening Advertiser

The country’s first ‘penny’ title, the Evening Advertiser in Swindon is celebrating its 150th birthday. Here, Tina Clarke takes a look at how the paper – and technology – has changed over the last century and a half… When William

Check out the full picture for the new regional ABC figures

The regional newspapers’ ABC figures for the half-year ending December 31 were released today. Almost all were down year-on-year, with the exceptions being the Oxford Mail, up 1.5 per cent, the Scunthorpe telegraph, up 3.1 per cent and the Swindon