3:48pm Wednesday 1st May 2013
The article of April 23, with reference to the leisure card, is a bolt out of the blue. I don’t know if the population of Swindon read the article, but from October, when renewal notices go out for the allotments in the town, there are going to be a lot of people with a problem.
3:33pm Wednesday 1st May 2013
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4:28pm Wednesday 24th April 2013
Readers may not be aware of the intention to privatise and sell off the Royal Mail in September of this year, which is to be handled by American Wall Street investment bank Lazard’s, which strangely enough is where former New Labour business secretary Peter Mandelson is employed in a high position. Does anyone smell a rat or not?
3:56pm Wednesday 24th April 2013
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5:05pm Friday 19th April 2013
AS a resident of Old Town and near enough for my 72-year-old knees to get myself and my faithful Jack Russell cross round the Town Garden, sadly now only once a day, I have to sing the praises and extol the virtues of Swindon’s lovely ‘Jewel in the Crown’ of leisure sites.
5:01pm Friday 19th April 2013
3:19pm Thursday 18th April 2013
At a time when Swindon’s leisure and culture provision is under threat, as Swindon Council seek to make the continued delivery ‘sustainable’, it was interesting to read an article in the Guardian on April 3 about the Art Fund prize for museum of the year. Stephen Deuchar, director of the Art Fund and chair of judges, said: “Despite funding cuts everywhere, museums and galleries in Britain seem to be thriving and I think the museum infrastructure in this country is actually in a really good place which is why funding cuts are so depressing.