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Art gallery plan fails to win £12.5m Lottery funding – but council says it will press ahead with project

May 21, 2015
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Art gallery plan fails to win £12.5m Lottery funding – but council says it will press ahead with project

Swindon Council is to continue with its ambitious plans to develop a new art gallery and museum in the town centre despite failing to secure the majority of the £15m needed from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The HLF said Swindon’s collection of 20th century British modern art and ceramics was of ‘outstanding heritage...

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Soaring Worldwide flies high as it lands Grass Roots meetings account

May 20, 2015
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Soaring Worldwide flies high as it lands Grass Roots meetings account

Strategic communications and PR agency Soaring Worldwide has won a contract with Grass Roots Meetings & Events, part of the world’s leading employee and customer engagement group. Cirencester-based Soaring Worldwide will predominantly work alongside the meetings and events arm of the business. Grass Roots divisional director Des Mclaughlin said Soaring Worldwide’s knowledge of the...

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Business Showcase South West 2015: Photo gallery

May 18, 2015
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Levi Roots, the Reggae Reggae Sauce entrepreneur who secured investment from Dragons’ Den, and Gerald Ratner, the jewellery group boss who came back from the business wilderness, were the star attractions of Business Showcase South West 2015. But the two-day event at Bristol’s Colston Hall last Thursday and Friday was also a great networking...

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Up, up and away today for Business Showcase South West 2015

May 14, 2015
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Up, up and away today for Business Showcase South West 2015

Swindon firms are today making their way to the South West’s biggest free business event with organisers saying it looks set to be a flyaway success. Up to 3,000 delegates are expected to attend the Business Showcase South West 2015, which returns to returns to Bristol’s Colston Hall today and tomorrow. Star attractions include...

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New Government must hit the ground running and build a strong economy, says CBI

May 11, 2015
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New Government must hit the ground running and build a strong economy, says CBI

The CBI today called on the new Tory Government to set out clear plans for the next Parliament within the first 100 days. With the in-out referendum on EU membership, which has been promised with two years, grabbing political attention, the business organisation wants swift action on a number of key issues including airport...

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Business Showcase South West prepares to reflect region’s innovation and creativity

May 8, 2015
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Business Showcase South West prepares to reflect region’s innovation and creativity

Anticipation is building with just one day to go before delegates gather for the region’s biggest free business event. Organisers hope to welcome up to 3,000 delegates to Business Showcase South West 2015 tomorrow and Friday. Star attractions include keynote speakers ‘Millionaires’ Mentor’ Bev James and Levi Roots of Reggae Reggae Sauce and Dragons’...

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Chippenham to unveil new brand and promotion to strengthen its profile and bring in more visitors

May 5, 2015
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Chippenham to unveil new brand and promotion to strengthen its profile and bring in more visitors

A new brand and advertising campaign for Chippenham aimed at raising the town’s profile as a shopping and leisure destination is to be launched next month. A series of events will also be staged in the town this summer and in the run-up to Christmas to attract visitors and increase footfall for its town...

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Five key reasons to attend Business Showcase South 2015

May 1, 2015
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Five key reasons to attend Business Showcase South 2015

Organisers of Business Showcase South West have come up with five compelling reasons for Swindon business people to attend what will be the biggest event of its kind in the region The event, on May 14 and 15 at Colston Hall, in Bristol, will celebrate the best in innovation, creativity and enterprise and has...

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Business Show Swindon: Photo gallery

April 28, 2015
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Business Show Swindon: Photo gallery

Around 800 people gained an insight into Swindon's vibrant economy and go-ahead firms at the town's fifth annual Business Show on Thursday. The event, staged by Business West at the town’s STEAM museum, proved successful for the 80 exhibitors, who included law firm Thrings, HSBC, Bristol Airport, Center Parcs and Forward Swindon. Adventurer and...

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Sound future for Wiltshire music importer promised after takeover by record label group

April 27, 2015
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Sound future for Wiltshire music importer promised after takeover by record label group

Specialist music importer and distributor Discovery Records has been sold to a record label business which has vowed to continue to develop its niche operations. Discovery Records was set up in Devizes in 1978 to promote record labels from France in the UK. Over the years it expanded to import discs from most Western...

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