Swindonian Blog PostsSwindon news, views, history and culture
I’ve been meaning for long enough to get some photographs of this memorial in the GWR Park on the blog. It had its unveiling back in November 2018.read more
Elite athlete Abby Miles from Swindon has spent months training and trialling. Her hard work has paid off and the England Netball U21 team have selected her for the team. And digital marketing agency Smarter Media are helping her get there.read more
Swindon born and Swindon-based Simon Web is carving out a pen-shaped niche for himself creating beautiful, hand turned writing instruments from timbers with historical and/or personal resonancesread more
TICKETS for the first MFor Festival are selling faster than anticipated as the team behind this inaugural event confirm the full music and activity line up.
Taking place at Lydiard Park in Swindon on Saturday July 27 between 11am and 1o.30pm MFor will be both a music festival and a family-friendly community event.read more
The amazing world of 3D Printing is all around us, and its growing. Fast. Over the last year, (2018-19), the Additive Manufacturing Market (that’s the proper name for 3D printing), grew by 21%, as companies and individuals embrace the competitive advantages that 3D Printing gives them.read more
Toploader, the band which had one of the most successful songs of the last 20 years Dancing In The Moonlight, has been named among the line-up for the MFOR Festival at Lydiard Park in Swindon in July.read more
Optimum, created in 2017, and uniquely combining legal services with accountancy services under one roof. Initially based in serviced offices in Regus, West Swindon, the firm has now moved to its own premises in Stratton.read more
TV antiques expert Paul Martin returns to our screens in a new vintage-themed show, Curiosity.
Curiosity is a competitive format which puts contestants’ knowledge of antiques and collectables to the test. In each episode two teams of two will move from room to room, using their skills, expertise and intuition to take on different tasks and challenges – all against the clock.read more
Where many creatives that I speak to have a shared tale of, if not parental antagonism to them pursuing art, then at least apathy and lack of support. But not so for Marilyn Trew artist.read more
March 4th 2019 How wonderful it is to be writing about Eastcott window wanderland - yet another brilliant community 'thing' organised by the better than brilliant Eastcott community group - based at Savernake Street Community Hall. They're jolly good at 'things' it...read more