Saturday, December 16, 2017

Rob Derry: What is a cyclist?

We often hear various parts of the media refer to “cyclists” as some sort of homogenous group. But what is a cyclist? I thought a...

Not just a new museum and art gallery in Swindon Town Centre

By Roger Ogle ‘In the 45 years I have lived and worked in this town I cannot think of a project that is more exciting...

From the archives by Roger Ogle 

From Barbury Castle’s hill, West Swindon sits sparkling A mix of buildings and trees stands proudly .... From these words written by James Deeley from Westlea...

Busy goings on in the cycle world

By Rob Derry of Swindon Cycle Campaign There have been some improvements to the cycle network in Swindon over the last few months. We’ve now got...

Could the 1968 vision for ‘Super Swindon’ come true?

With the inexorable expansion of Swindon in all directions, Roger Ogle speculates on the future. Over the last few years permission has been given to...

13 truly incredible Friday the 13th statistics

Let's start with a question; is Friday 13th the unluckiest day of the year? Most of you will probably answer with a resounding yes, with...

Robert Hiscox: Support our bid for a new museum and art gallery

As Chairman of the Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Trust, I was pleased to read that the outgoing editor of the Swindon Heritage magazine,...

Talking Politics: Swindon Labour Group deputy leader Cllr Steve Allsopp

Recently the responsiveness of police to local crimes has come under a great deal of scrutiny. Some residents have said the police have asked victims...

Talking Politics: Swindon Borough Council Leader Cllr David Renard

Many readers will be aware that some utility companies are either putting up or about to put up electricity prices by 12.5% and we...

Talking Politics: North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson

As I write this, summer is drawing to a close and I reflect on some of the highlights that the past summer months have...

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