The Swindon Renew Men’s Shed project is seeking ‘shedders’ to come along and take part in activities when it opens up again on May 11th.
Canadian Airman Memorial Swindon
On a corner of Ermin Street in the Stratton area of Swindon there sits this bench. What follows explains why it’s there.
Photography competition focuses on Swindon's architectural gems Visit Swindon is inviting photographers to focus on Swindon's architectural gems in its 2021 photography competition.The Architecture photo challenge follows the success of 2020's Hidden Gems photography...
April 2021 Ntegra back the Cotswold ChallengeThe team of self-employed entrepreneurs behind the educational initiative, The Cotswold Challenge, is celebrating. Why? Because they've achieved shortlisting in not one, not two, but three categories of the South West...
DANCING IS RIGHT UP HER STREET SAYS TALENTED DANCER AS SHE JOINS SOUTH WEST’S LEADING PERFORMING ARTS COMPANY Swindon dancer joins RPAA young Swindon dancer, Beth Cooper, is soon to join one of the South West’s leading performing arts companies to create and run more...
Supporting independent businesses and shopping local is not a new topic to this blog. Indeed, in 7 reasons to shop locally & 5 places to do it I gave it good mention. Now here’s a guest post from Dona Bradley, architectural illustrator on the topic.
So then – making a wild rumpus – this one is for all you nature lovers out there. Not so much yours truly then. I like the idea that nature is there – but am much less keen on engaging with it.
March 2021 Data blogger makes daily sense of Covid for Swindon residents Swindonian Clarifying Covid Data The stream of numbers and graphs related to the Covid-19 pandemic has been confusing. But members of three Swindon Facebook groups have benefitted from Swindonian...
Fiona Simpson Joins Platform Project
Charity founder, Fiona Simpson, couldn’t be more thrilled to have joined the Swindon-based social enterprise The Platform Project. She’ll be support young people aged 13-21 to find work or take their next steps in life.
Swindon Swimmers Needed to Fundraise
Calling all swimmers! If you want to get fit and make a splash for children then one Swindon charity needs your help.
The veteran’s hub Swindon exists to do what is says in the title of this post. How needed support for veterans is can’t be underestimated.
Steve Fulcher supports Independent PCC Candidate
Former Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher is best known as the man who left the Wiltshire Police force over the investigation into killer, Christopher Halliwell. Why do I mention this? Because he’s stated his support for former detective Mike Rees in his bid to become Wiltshire’s next Police & Crime commissioner.