Sunday, March 24, 2019
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Artswords Reading Group – The Story of Lucy Gault

The Artswords Reading Group is a gathering of literary fans, and book enthusiasts who meet every month to discuss the current book of choice...

Inspirational runners help Wiltshire Air Ambulance

More than 50 people raised vital funds for Wiltshire Air Ambulance by taking part in the Bath Half Marathon on Sunday (12 March 2017). Runners...

Council response to UTC’s recent Ofsted judgement

Cllr David Renard, Swindon Borough Council Leader said: “UTC Swindon’s recent Ofsted rating is disappointing, but the issues highlighted in the report are important...

Road works updates

A couple of areas to avoid this week if at all possible. There will be some interruption to traffic flow along Fleming Way tomorrow (14th)...

From The Archive : In Violet Sleep – Peter Ridsdale

In a way it is a shame that so many people are enthralled with the current fashion for gritty fantasy in both book and...

Five Minute Review: Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

One classic novel, five modern minutes to write up its review… Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy is a novel which depicts the...

A Swindon Caveman rocked The Balcony

I attended a brand new show, advertised as 'An Evening with The Caveman' on Wednesday 8th March and all I knew that it was...

Old Town Councillor Calls For Residents To Have Their Say On...

Old Town Councillor Nadine Watts is concerned that not enough people are aware of the proposals for the quality bus corridor from Wichelstowe to...

The Paris Orchestra Challenge

Shaun Buswell and 100% Swedish Erik Nyberg have made a name for setting themselves unnecessarily difficult musical challenges, ones which normally see them forming...

London Calling, Punk and the Life Drawing Class: A Talk by...

World renowned artist Professor David Ferry is coming to Swindon as part of the Friends of Swindon Museum and Art Gallery's programme of talks. Professor...