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5 Reasons to Blog Now!

5 Reasons to Blog Now!

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.

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Ways to Work With Me

Ways to Work With Me

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.

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A SoMAG response to a question

A SoMAG response to a question

A SoMAG response to a question
NB: I’ve edited the following only for the purposes of SEO &YOAST
Dr Barbara Swan sits on the committee of the Friends of the Museum and Art Gallery. At SBC’s cabinet meeting on 13th Oct 2021 she asked this question of the Leader: ( a title I can’t hear without thinking of Daleks …)

Can the council explain the financial logic of selling off a substantial piece of property in a prime location [Apsley House], at a time when interest rates on cash deposits are very low, to part- fund a project that has no starting date as yet?

Given that property is the one asset that historically increases substantially in value, what’s the financial argument for selling the building now? Surely it makes far better sense to make the necessary repairs (which we understand you’re making in order to make it saleable) and hang on to it so the council can get maximum benefit from its future appreciation in value?

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Final push for Beat the Street Swindon!

Final push for Beat the Street Swindon!

Beat the Street – the game taking place across Swindon – draws to a close this week.

From Wednesday 20th October, it’s the game’s Go Celebrate week where each Beat Box will be giving out double points.

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Beat the Street Swindon invites you to Go Active!

Beat the Street Swindon invites you to Go Active!

Beat the Street Swindon invites you to Go Active! The Beat the Street challenge taking place in Swindon enters its Go Active themed week on Wednesday, 13th October. The aim of the Go Active week is to encourage participants to find new activities and sports to try out.

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Christmas Light Spectacle for Town Gardens

Christmas Light Spectacle for Town Gardens

A Christmas Light Spectacle for Town Gardens
This Christmas will see Swindon Town Garden lit-up – but not like a Christmas tree! No, rather the beloved Victorian gardens will boast a brand-new illuminated, enchanted gardens light trail. The attraction will be open to visitors throughout December.

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New Single from Jol Rose

New Single from Jol Rose

New Single from Jol Rose
Today sees the release of the new single from Swindon songwriter Jol Rose. ‘Yesterday’s Waltz’ tells the tale of a relationship that danced through disaster. It’s the the first track to get released from the performer’s forthcoming – and so far untitled – album.

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Moving the Clocks

Moving the Clocks

Moving the clocks – have you ever considered how and why we go through this process twice a year? One that, I won’t lie, I detest with the white hot intensity of a thousand burning suns. Yes – I loathe it that much!

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