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Swindon is a large town in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, South West England, between Bristol, 35 miles to the west, and Reading, the same distance to the east; the town is 71 miles (114 km) west of London. At the 2011 census, it had a population of 182,441. The Town Development Act 1952 led to a major increase in its population.
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Rice fell off lorry closing 'slippery' M4 near SwindonLanes on the M4 will be resurfaced after the carriageway was left "dangerously slippery".
Coronavirus: Positive tests at Swindon B&Q centreFour members of staff at a B&Q distribution centre in Swindon test positive for the virus.
Coronavirus: Oldham becomes worst hit area in England as Covid-19 cases surge despite town being part of northern lockdownSwindon, Preston and Bedford also placed on government's at-risk register.
Coronavirus outbreak among Tesco supermarket staff in SwindonNew cluster comes days after 51 staff at Iceland distribution centre test positive
Coronavirus: Tesco Swindon store staff test positiveThe store says the workers are self isolating and it is following government advice.
Swindon homes flooded after water main burstsA resident says flooding which has affected a number of homes in Swindon is "a complete nightmare".
Coronavirus: Swindon businesses 'worried' by rise in casesA spike in cases in Swindon is being driven by an outbreak at an Iceland food distribution centre.
Swindon patient, 75, home after 111 days in hospitalSafurat Oyenike Ladoje, aged 75, was on a ventilator in intensive care for six weeks
Burglar gets stuck, calls fire service for helpFrederick Moulton was left hanging upside down after getting stuck in a window of a Swindon property,
Swindon police shooting: Man arrested over armed robberyA man suffered a leg wound after armed officers intercepted a suspected stolen lorry in Swindon.
Swindon shooting: Man shot in leg by police after lorry stolenOfficers followed the vehicle through Swindon and the man was shot as they intercepted it.
Swindon shooting: Police investigating armed robbery shoot man'He was shouted at many times by police to put the gun down,' says witness
Lee Power: Swindon Town chairman tells court that club could face administration after sale blockedSwindon chairman Lee Power tells a court that the club could go into administration as he failed to overturn an injunction preventing its sale.
Lotto winner loses out on £1m after deadline passesThe unclaimed ticket, which was bought in Swindon, matched five main numbers and the bonus ball.
Swindon M4 crash: Man killed and motorway closedThe crash in the early hours between Hungerford and Swindon left both carriageways closed.
Swindon catalytic converter thief was found dead under carGary Gray was found crushed to death by garage staff when they came into work in the morning.
Swindon firm giving extra holiday to non-smokersRecruitment agency boss Don Bryden says "a healthier workplace is a happier workplace".
Swindon siege: Man jailed for firing at policeOfficers found an imitation rifle, a decommissioned Uzi sub-machine gun and blank firing pistols.
Swindon police confronted by man with weapon at housePolice were called to a property in Swindon after reports of a domestic incident.
Office filled with furniture dumped in Wiltshire laneThe abandoned cabin filled with furniture was spotted in a hedge near Swindon on Wednesday.
Swindon's Health Hydro gets new Grade II* listed statusThe change in status means the Health Hydro cannot be converted into housing without agreement.
General election 2019: Swindon 'can't vote' letter criticisedNearly 3,000 voters were wrongly contacted by a council and told they would not be able to vote.
Election voters in Swindon mistakenly told 'you can't vote'A council has since tweeted asking residents to ignore the letter.
Swindon Honda closure taskforce 'has not met since June'Honda said "no viable alternative" to the Swindon plant closure had been found during consultation.
Teen jailed for stabbing victim's buttockAaron Toward-Parker stabbed his victim during a fight over a friend's girlfriend in Swindon.
Missing toddler Katrice Lee: Arrest made in SwindonKatrice Lee disappeared from a supermarket near a British Army base in Germany in 1981.
Swindon Bluebird toy display appeal gets huge responseThe toys on display in Swindon include the Big Yellow Teapot, Polly Pocket and Lucy Locket.
Swindon police arrest man after shots fired at officersArmed officers arrested the 31 year old in Swindon on suspicion of the possession of a firearm.
Man arrested after shots fired at police in SwindonArmed officers were called to reports of disorder in the Lower Stratton area on Thursday evening.
Gunman told police 'just shoot me' after firing shots during armed stand-off in Swindon'He was shouting 'just shoot me, just shoot me,' eyewitness says
Swindon police custody officer bitten by aggressive suspectSix officers and staff were injured while dealing with the aggressive woman at a police station.
Swindon family claim Linden Homes withheld 'unsafe roof report'More than 400 different faults have been identified at the house, which is only two years old.