Sunday, May 20, 2018

On Two Wheels – a cycling column by Rob Derry

There are a lot of new housing developments happening around Swindon, especially on the northern and eastern sides of the town. We at Swindon...

From the archives: By Roger Ogle

Languages were top of the agenda What goes around comes around. The current government announced in January that it was setting up 35 centres around...

Fiat 500X: The small crossover with Italian flair

The original FIAT 500 is now an object of automotive desire and the designers have done a great job with bringing the diminutive model...

Spirit of Swindon : A Year in the Life?

By Bishop Lee Rayfield and Tom Wilkes  We began this series of articles on economic inequality in December 2016 and in that time we have...

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...

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