Swindon’s place as lead town on UK hydrogen highway boosted as ‘green’ fuel production starts

October 31, 2014
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Swindon’s place as lead town on UK hydrogen highway boosted as ‘green’ fuel production starts

Swindon has strengthened its standing as a leading centre for innovation in low-emission motoring by officially opening the UK’s first refuelling station that produces ‘green’ hydrogen on site. The new state-of-the-art facility at car giant Honda’s manufacturing plant at South Marston will produce hydrogen from solar power by electrolysis for use in hydrogen commercial...

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Swindon games developer’s amazing free-running frog lands top tech award

October 31, 2014
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Swindon games developer’s amazing free-running frog lands top tech award

Independent Swindon games developer Fayju has won a major innovation award for Amazing Frog? – a game which features the firm’s hometown as the backdrop to its character’s free-running exploits. Fayju, based above the Wyvern Theatre, won the Best Game category at last night’s Sparkies, the awards which showcase the West of England’s growing...

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Specialist law firm’s Swindon office wins £4m compensation for young traffic accident victim

October 31, 2014
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Specialist law firm’s Swindon office wins £4m compensation for young traffic accident victim

The Swindon office of Novum Law, the national firm specialising in serious injury and medical negligence, has won a £4m High Court settlement for a young Wiltshire man after an eight-year legal battle. Paul Vallance suffered a serious brain injury following a head-on car crash on a country road near Swindon when he was...

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Vehicle telematics firm’s efficiency drive reaps rewards after heading into the cloud

October 31, 2014
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Vehicle telematics firm’s efficiency drive reaps rewards after heading into the cloud

Swindon-based vehicle telematics specialist CMS SupaTrak is making huge savings after installing cutting-edge cloud-based software provided as part of an overhaul of its systems. The finance, accounting and business information system developed by Bristol-based Xledger has already resulted in a saving of around £100,000 across a four-month period by automating a repeat sales ordering...

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Top industry awards for pioneering UTAX copiers aimed at small businesses

October 31, 2014
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Top industry awards for pioneering UTAX copiers aimed at small businesses

Three colour copiers developed by Shrivenham-based UTAX (UK) have landed awards from a leading independent authority on office products. The A4 models received the Buyers Laboratory Summer 2014 Pick awards for Outstanding Solutions-Enabled A4 Colour MFP for Small Workgroups. Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) is the imaging industry’s leading independent authority and provider of competitive...

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Packaging firm Kite flying high after buying site to expand its Swindon branch

October 31, 2014
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Packaging firm Kite flying high after buying site to expand its Swindon branch

Kite Packaging is to expand its Swindon operation and create jobs after acquiring a two-acre site at South Marston. The fast-growing national firm, which employs 18 people in its current Swindon base at South Marston’s IO Centre, expects to move onto the nearby new site next February. It predicts further expansion to create around...

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Charity boosted by donation of £10,000 online support from Swindon agency Toinfinity

October 31, 2014
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Charity boosted by donation of £10,000 online support from Swindon agency Toinfinity

Swindon-based digital marketing agency toinfinity is to donate £10,000 worth of online support to children’s bereavement charity Winston’s Wish. The agency, which also has an office in Bristol, had appealed for charities to apply for the funding to support their cause and advance their online exposure. Having learnt more about Cheltenham-based Winston’s Wish’s work,...

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Lawyer to take part in New York Marathon and give testicular cancer a run for its money

October 29, 2014
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Lawyer to take part in New York Marathon and give testicular cancer a run for its money

Family lawyer David Harper of regional firm Thrings, which has an office in Swindon, is preparing to run the New York Marathon this weekend – just four months after being treated for testicular cancer. David, pictured, will join an estimated 60,000 runners on the start line on Staten Island on Sunday to take part...

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Growth at staff development group RTS leads to four new jobs

October 28, 2014
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RTS Group, the Chippenham-based automotive learning and development consultancy, has recruited a quartet of new starters as it continues to grow. Emma Tozer joins as an HR adviser, Jason Furnell as a project manager, Alex Jones, 22, as an e-solutions developer, and as Sammi Jones as client services team administrator. Their arrival takes staffing...

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Withy King earns top billing from its trainees in respected annual legal guide

October 27, 2014
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Withy King earns top billing from its trainees in respected annual legal guide

Positive comments by trainee solicitors at regional law firm Withy King, which has a major office in Swindon, have earned it top billing in eight categories in an online guide used by law students when planning their career. Withy King was named a ‘winner’ for job satisfaction, quality of work, client contact, living up...

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