Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Alun Rossiter reflects on a “frustrating” year

Swindon Speedway boss Alun Rossiter admits he looks back at the 2016 season with a feeling of frustration. 
The M&S Van Rental Robins narrowly...

Swindon has a new festival

Harbour Fest Swindon is a multi-cultural arts festival, running from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th October, to support local charity the Harbour Project. The festival...

The Stick Man cometh…

From the book by Julia Donaldson, Illustrated by Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo comes a magical mix of music, theatre, fun and frolics...

The Play’s The Thing :The Mousetrap @ The Wyvern Theatre

Any conversation about the Mousetrap is sure to start with its startling attributes; the record breaking run – three score years and then some,...

The Play’s The Thing: The Mousetrap’s 60-year journey to Swindon

For a play that its author, Agatha Christie, thought would run no more than 8 months, The Mousetrap is as famous for the records...

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...