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In normal circumstances regular business blogging activity is a thing you should do. Along with brushing your teeth. And you can find a bit more about business blogging and its benefits here. But we don’t have normal circumstances. What we have is a Covid-19 pandemic throttling the world. So, if you’ve not done business blogging before here’s 5 reasons to blog NOW.
Wrapped around Born Again Swindonian, are the activities by which I earn a crust. Namely: content marketing articles for, or articles about, Swindon & Wiltshire businesses for placement on this blog in either/or the Swindon in Business and Made in Wiltshire sections of the blog.
So! The Swindogs are coming! ‘What are?’ I hear you cry. Swindogs is what! Like the one you see below:
Well – when I say like the one in the image – not quite. For a start, the scale of that one is not unlike the Goodie’s Kitten Kong. Yep – there I go again with my antediluvian references.
I’m not going to lie, I’m not keen on this stuff at all. A shot of grappa I’m partial to but not Limoncello Italian liqueur. Anyway, the bottles of the yellow, lemony stuff you see here are on the shelves in DaPaolo’s deli on Commercial Road in Swindon town centre. But I’m sure you’d get it in any of the many Italian eateries dotted around Swindon.
Swindon-based independent mortgage company, TED Mortgages, are in team-training. They’re getting ready to Race To the Stones in aid of local charity SNDogs.
Last year BlackBox Theatre brought Blithe Spirit to the Bowl in Town Gardens.
Now, South Swindon Parish Council welcome them back this Friday with their performance of John Godber’s tour de force, Bouncers.
A recent visit to Moshan Island Grill on Swindon’s Devizes Road, provided the perfect opportunity to enjoy a cheeky Jamaican Rum Punch. And then to do a cheeky Swindon in 50 Drinks blog about it.
Walking in Turner’s Footsteps – Local artist Anne Hayhoe will lead a free workshop and walk this coming weekend. The walk will focus on the time that famous landscape artist, JM Turner, spent in Malmesbury
Key Performance Training has seen growth in demand for its forklift training services. That growth meant that its previous premises were no longer fit for purpose.
The family business is the only lift truck training centre in Swindon. They provide forklift training to men and women looking for work or who want to expand their skill set. Further, the company offers training in first aid, health and safety and courses for fire marshals and wardens.
This is the true story of how hundreds of innocent Post Office workers fought to clear their names. They had to do so when accounting errors created by dodgy IT (an unreliable system called ‘Horizon’) led to their Post Office masters accusing them of theft and fraud.
While the use of smartphones grows across the world, with an estimated 7.33 billion people expected to have them by 2025, making an actual phone call is becoming less common.
On Sunday 19 June, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, with a history stretching back to William Shakespeare himself, present the sparkling comedy, As You Like It.