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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Swindon News

lydiard park

A Statement from Lydiard Park Heritage Trust

"After a 2.5 year outsourcing process Swindon Borough Council have unilaterally decided to abandon plans to transfer operational and management control of Lydiard Park to the Lydiard Park Heritage Trust and bring the process to an end, " says spokesperson for Lydiard Park heritage Trust.

Wiltshire News

Firefighter Ian running London Marathon for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Retained firefighter Ian Norris is running his final London Marathon, in memory of a local doctor to raise vital funds for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

UK News

Would you pay a voluntary excess on your council tax if...

If Swindon Borough Council asked you to pay a voluntary excess on top of your already increasing Council Tax bill to help Swindon's poor pay less how would you feel?

Culture

Heart of Gold – The Harlers (single review)

The Harlers are torch bearers, the sound of classic rock and roll being carried through to a modern audience, and it is safe to say that they do it better than most.

Sings and Strings: Greatest Hits Reimagined –  The Christians (album review)

Their music has always been seeped in soulfulness and melody, and driven by an elegant dynamic which lends itself to such a rendering, and it is a reimagining which keeps the beauty of the songs front and centre but just dresses them in more exquisite musical trappings.