I’m late to the Sarah Harris party with this you pay she sprays blog. I’ve had a difficult winter with my health and it kinda got in the way. Anyway – here we are. You Pay – She Sprays is a riff on the name of her website which is in fact You Pay, I Spray and you can find it here.
The board of the Platform Project has appointed local businessman, Chris Blackwell. The Platform Project is a CIC that helps young people at risk of unemployment.
Online gaming help for teens – Wiltshire-based tech boss Kyle Holmes is launching a series of free events for young people. During these events he’ll teach them how to build their own gaming PC while helping them to stay safe online.
Five businesses from Wiltshire made the hotly-contested shortlist for the biggest awards contest for small businesses in the South West. And one of them emerged triumphant.
of Tomorrow Visitors Shape Future – Organisers of the Festival of Tomorrow are blown away. Not by hurricane Eunice but by visitors’ enthusiastic reactions to this third Festival of Tomorrow. The annual celebration of science, technology and research had thousands of visitors exploring the four interactive zones, and enjoying live events and shows. All at The Deanery CE Academy in Wichelstowe this weekend.
Over 80% of votes cast by the town centre businesses backed the BID. That’s the Swindon Business Improvement District – a private, not-for-profit organisation.
Enterprise Nation, the national small business organisation has spoken. And what they’ve said is that Swindon journalist and media consultant, Fiona Scott, is the UK’s PR adviser of the year!
Award-winning creative agency, GEL Studios has announced that they’re donating a bespoke website, worth over £5,000, to not-for-profit organisation Swindon Sisters Alliance.
The Board of Directors at professional services company Optimum have appointed a new member.
Tracey Heath, the Swindon-based firm’s practice manager, has become practice director. She joins the existing directors, including accounts director Michael Blaken.
In 2021, the Federation of Small Businesses used Wiltshire Day on the 5th June, to celebrate some of the small businesses that are part of the FSB family. They ran a social media campaign using the hashtag #WiltshireDay with a relevant image and a few words of why each participating business loved Wiltshire. The campaign gave the FSB’s small business community a much-needed boost and showcased the range of businesses across the county. The feedback from the businesses involved was nothing less than positive.
In recent years I’ve attended various events at Fig Offices in 3 Newbridge Square. A building forever in my head and many others, known as Tri-Centre Three.
A touch of the West End is coming to Marlborough. This thanks to a singing coach to the stars, who is setting up a musical theatre choir for adults. Rachel Lynes, who spent ten years performing lead roles in London’s West End, has put the call out for enthusiastic singers to join the new choir.