Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Are Swindon housing rents affordable?

The BBC have analysed average rental costs and wages as part of an investigation into affordable housing. Shelter and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation have set out a...

Bank of England attempts to avoid recession

The Bank of England have just announced a number of actions it is taking to try avoiding the recession now predicted following the vote...

Swindon Mela – Official Statement

It is with sadness that today Swindon Mela Limited reluctantly announces that it has had to cancel the 2016 Mela. The Swindon Mela is a...

Swindon Mela cancelled for the third year running

Organisers of the Mela, due to take place on August 13th have this afternoon announced the event cancelled due to lack of funding. This is...
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Police appeal for witnesses to former hotel fire

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a fire at a former hotel in Swindon. The fire is believed to have been started deliberately at...

BREAKING NEWS: Former Madison Hotel in Stratton on fire

Reports are coming in of a major fire at the former Madison Hotel in Stratton. Black smoke can be seen for miles around coming from...

An awfully big adventure – Peter Pan @ The Wyvern Theatre

There are times when you approach a theatre production with a critical eye and an unforgiving pen, those times when you are judging a...

The Gospel Accordion to The Men In Slacks

One of the great things about getting to see a preview of this show, as I did when they took part in the Savernake...

Occupational Hazards: Lotty’s War at The Wyvern Theatre.

The Channel Islands were the only part of Great Britain to be occupied by German forces during the Second World War. I know this...

Sparks fly at Lower Shaw Farm!

Prometheus stole it from the gods, it is the very lynch pin of man’s technological progress, our industry tried to harness it, our anger...