Baby bustards reared from Spanish eggs

The team re-introducing the Giant Bustard to Wiltshire are increasing the number of birds they rear there and bringing in eggs from Spain.

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It's A Level results day - send us your messages

Students across the region will be finding out their A Level results today. Many will discover if they have made it into their university of choice. But changes to the syllabus and tougher marking have made the path to further education all the more challenging.

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Relief for some. Credit: PA

If you would like us to read out your congratulations on tonight's ITV West Country at 6pm, then please email We would love to hear where you're from, and where the A Level student is off to next term.


Swindon Town meets with police amid bill row

Swindon Town have issued the following statement, in response to allegations from Wiltshire Police that the club has not paid recent policing bills.

The club would not like to comment on this matter directly but can confirm that a meeting between club officials and high-ranking police officials took place recently. The club look forward to cementing their good relationship with Wiltshire Police over the forthcoming season and beyond.

– Swindon Town FC press officer

Read more: Swindon Town may lose policing over unpaid bills

Swindon Town FC may lose policing over unpaid bills


@itvwestcountry @itvmeridian understand the club owes tens of thousands of pounds for policing the last three games.


Police warn Swindon Town over unpaid bills

Wiltshire Police has warned Swindon Town it may withdraw policing from matches unless the club pays its bills.

ITV News understands the club owes the force 'tens of thousands of pounds' for the last three matches.

Swindon Town County Ground
Wiltshire Police has warned Swindon Town it may withdraw policing Credit: Andrew Matthews/EMPICS Sport

Wiltshire Police remain in discussion with Swindon Town Football Club regarding unpaid funds.

We are hopeful that this situation will be resolved as soon as possible. It would be inappropriate to comment further at this time.

– Police spokesman

A spokesman for Swindon Town said the club were investigating the matter.

Neighbours of Swindon waste tip fire speak out

Averies Recycling Centre fire
The fire at the Averies site continues to smoulder Credit: ITV News West Country

Businesses operating near to a fire in Swindon say smoke has made working near impossible.

Fire crews have been at Averies Recycling Centre since the fire started almost three weeks ago. It has not yet been extinguished.

James Brown owns a garage next to the site says it has been a disaster for local businesses..

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