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Local media representatives, journalists and online bloggers (like Born again Swindonian) helped shape the aims and objectives of a special network, striving to improve perceptions of Swindon. They came together to help form a Switch on to Swindon Communication strategy.
Video is fast becoming an essential marketing tool. If the thought of it terrifies you then you’re in luck. Because Swindon digital content specialist, Eight Interactive has created a video blogging workshop to help business owners like you get your video blogging in the can.
In this Swindon in Business post, I’m delighted to introduce you to Linda Clarke. Linda has many talents and skills – amongst which is being a Master Hypnotist and working with business to provide a workplace mental health tool kit for employees. And quite the best place to learn more about all that is here on her website.
Families from Swindon and beyond can explore the latest in science, engineering and technology at the Tomorrow Festival at STEAM museum, next month – 21-22nd February 2020.
A host of top universities and high-tech companies will join the Science Museum, the UK Space Agency and UK Research and Innovation. Together they are presenting Swindon’s first festival of science and technology.
This post forms an exception to a general rule, that this blog only covers the borough of Swindon, rather than extending into Wiltshire. But I enjoyed this place so much that I decided to break my own rules. Not to be confused with Sarson’s the vinegar people – Sarsen’s restaurant in Marlborough is wonderful! Or at any rate myself and my companions thought so.
For this post and this drink we make a return visit to The Eternal Optimist bar on Devizes Rd above Los Gatos.
See also in this series, No 5: Gin & Tonic for more on the Eternal Optimist.
So Friday 6th December saw me at the Swindon RAFA club in Old Town for a Swindon Folk Club evening.
It’s so fabulous to meet another Swindon enthusiast. Which is why, the other week, I enjoyed having a good chat with Michelle Jones – the power behind the We are Swindon social media campaign.
Well here’s a bit of a novelty, as Graham Carter himself commented. What is? Me attending someone else’s book launch for a change. Rather than them being at mine – info on my own publications here.
For today saw the launch, at Swindon Central library of a new Swindon book by Noel Ponting and Graham Carter: A Swindon Wordsmith: The Life, Times and Works of George Ewart Hobbs.
A Wiltshire businesswoman, who enjoyed one high flying career in aviation before embarking on a second in technology, is in the running for an award.
Lara Barnes, Business Development Manager with leading website and software development company Digital Trading, has received a nomination for Women’s STEM award at the Women’s Business Conference 2019.