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Covingham pedestrian-cycle route construction almost complete

Work is nearly finished on the new Covingham Drive pedestrian-cycle route. The top layer of surfacing is now complete, and the final jobs, such...

Eugenia by Robert Lewis – TS Theatre Productions – The Shoebox...

I wasn’t sure I was going to enjoy this play if I’m being totally honest. The blurb was: “Fed up of fake news, Theresa Mayhem,...

A Towering Achievement – The Silo, Cape Town

As the world becomes ever more crowded, often the challenge to designers is less about creating buildings from scratch, but increasingly one of re-using...

Unpopular Eastcott Planning Application is Successfully Opposed

A controversial planning application for 10 two-bedroom flats on land at 29 Shelley Street has been successfully defeated after objections from local residents and...
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Prime Celebrates World Theatre for Children Day

On Monday 20 March, Prime Theatre will celebrate World Theatre Day for Children. 120 Year 5 pupils from Drove Primary School and Swindon Academy...

Work to reconstruct Akers Way to start next month

One of the main arterial routes into Swindon will finally be given a new lease of life. Akers Way will undergo a major 20-week reconstruction...

Arrests made following series of North Swindon burglaries

Police have been stepping up patrols in North Swindon following a series of burglaries in the area. Haydon Wick and Abbey Meads have seen a...

A Third Option for the Residents of Swindon

When you think of hiring a venue for an event, your head immediately goes to happy occasions like birthdays or weddings. For these celebrations,...

Swindon TUC supports vision for Mechanics Institution

Swindon Trades Union Council (TUC) has pledged it’s support to the Mechanics’ Institution Trust (MIT) in transforming their vision for the Mechanics’ Institute building...

Network Rail staff to see Safe Drive Stay Alive presentations

Some 2,000 employees of Network Rail and its sub-contractors are to benefit from a hard-hitting road safety presentation. Safe Drive Stay Alive (Wiltshire and Swindon)...