Turf wars!

Carl's Lawn And Tree Care Arsenal

15th July 2016 Garden Maintenance: the answer lies in the soil! Not so many years ago, well for people of a certain age at least, the garden often consisted of a scrubby patch of lawn with flower borders around the edge and possibly a rose bed in the middle. How

Citizen’s Advice Swindon

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13th July 2016 Hello listeners This post is some information from the wonderful Citizen’s Advice peeps here in Swindon. They are looking for volunteers to help them with their expanding telephone service. Volunteers needed for Citizen’s Advice Swindon’s Telephone Service Expansion Citizens Advice Swindon is expanding its telephone advice service

Stylish Swindon 

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27th June 2016 It’s all in the best possible taste! “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.”  ― Coco Chanel Okay listeners – what we have here is a light-hearted blog but with a purpose which is to give something of a showcase to some

Small Business Saturday UK

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4th June 2016 Small Business Saturday UK https://www.smallbusinesssaturdayuk.com If any listeners out there have read any of my ramblings in this section of this blog: http://swindonian.me/category/swindon-in-business/ you’ll have an inkling that I do what I can to support small businesses and the whole notion of shopping locally. In fact – I bang

New blog category: community

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28th May 2016 A quick flag up that I’ve created a new category on Born again Swindonian for community related posts: http://swindonian.me/category/swindon-community-groups/ There’s posts in it about some of Swindon’s community groups yes – but there’s a wider brush to it too – so there is now and will be posts

SAPAC: South Asian Performing Arts Centre

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28th May 2016 Hello listeners – here we have some lovely information from Indu Sharma about SAPAC! Not so long back I put a post on here about the Swindon Indian Association so this a welcome addition to Born again Swindonian. Read about Swindon’s Indian Association here: http://swindonian.me/2016/03/16/swindon-indian-association/  There’s a link

I want muscle!

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28th April 2016 This post is a call, a shout-out, from Swindon man Barry Mitchell to join him in forming a ‘Global Justice Now’ group here in Swindon. Global Justice Now: http://www.globaljustice.org.uk Twitter: @GlobalJusticeUK https://www.facebook.com/globaljusticeuk From the GJN website:  “Global Justice Now is a democratic social justice organisation working as part of