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10 things you may have missed this week….

Our weekly round up of the bigger and more interesting stories we have covered in the last seven days. 1. Has Swindon got talent? Not long...

Swindon Musicians Against Homelessness gig

In support of the infamous Alan McGee’s Musicians Against Homelessness, a bunch of Swindon’s musicians are doing their bit for this most worthy of...

Star Treatment – Wovenhand (album review)

Many bands openly reference influences from the formative years of rock, for arguments sake lets say the decade from the mid sixties onwards, but...
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Decision on Lydiard Park now postponed until early 2017

Swindon Borough Council have announced that the decision of who will run Lydiard Park has been put back, confirming expectation that it would not...

Images of Swindon finalists to be announced

An exhibition of photographs entitled “Images of Swindon”, are now on public display Swindon’s Brunel Shopping Centre. This collection represents the town as seen...

Brunel returns to Havelock Square

The statue of Isambard Kingdom Brunel has finally been put back in its rightful place in the town centre. It had been temporarily removed while...

Where to watch the 2016 Perseid meteor shower

The annual Perseid meteor shower, the spectacular sight of hundreds of shooting stars streaking across the sky, will be lighting the night sky up...

Students inspired by careers in retail sector

Students from Swindon Academy now have a much better understanding of the wide variety of careers available in the retail sector thanks to The...

Bus Station in Bloom

Normally any reports we write up from the Swindon Highways department have a certain section of the readership gnashing their teeth regarding potential delays...

Islands of wild flowers brighten Swindon journeys

At first glance this looks like a wildflower meadow, but it's actually the busy roundabout at Kembrey Park. Along with the roundabout on Elgin Drive,...