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Multi-million pound bank funding seals acquisition of historic racing stables

September 30, 2016
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Multi-million pound bank funding seals acquisition of historic racing stables

A Wiltshire racing stables with gallops regarded as among the finest in the country has been sold to successful trainer Emma Lavelle with backing from HSBC. Ms Lavelle secured the seven-figure finance package from the bank to acquire Bonita Racing Stables in Ogbourne Maizey, near Marlborough.  The stables were previously owned by trainer Peter Makin and...

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Jazzbones’ housing association rebrand flags up its rural roots

September 30, 2016
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Jazzbones’ housing association rebrand flags up its rural roots

Swindon design agency Jazzbones Creative has rebranded long-established Wiltshire Rural Housing Association as White Horse Housing following its acquisition of a property portfolio in Somerset. The Melksham-based association has managed village homes in Wiltshire for more than 30 years and is committed to providing affordable homes to people on low incomes.  It approached a...

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Senior director hire strengthens Cushman & Wakefield’s South West office

September 30, 2016
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Senior director hire strengthens Cushman & Wakefield’s South West office

National property agency Cushman & Wakefield has expanded its South West office by appointing specialist surveyor Steve Puddicombe as senior director. Steve joins the project management & consultancy team in Bristol from JLL, where he led the Bristol building consultancy team for five years – a role he also performed at King Sturge for...

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Speculative Swindon office development becomes ideal home for expanding pet insurer

September 29, 2016
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Speculative Swindon office development becomes ideal home for expanding pet insurer

Fast-growing pet insurance firm Animal Friends is to open a base in Swindon, taking space in the first speculative office scheme in Swindon since the recession.  The Amesbury-based firm, which describes itself as an ethical insurer of dogs, cats and horses, is to move into the newly developed 6,000 sq ft Links House office...

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CBI president and new regional chair to speak at its annual South West dinner

September 29, 2016
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CBI president and new regional chair to speak at its annual South West dinner

Business leaders from Swindon and across the West of England will get their first chance to hear the views of the CBI’s recently appointed president and its incoming regional chair at the organisation’s annual dinner next week. The event is traditionally a high point of the region’s business calendar, attracting hundreds of senior businessmen...

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Communications manager takes up role at Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership

September 28, 2016
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Communications manager takes up role at Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership

Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has appointed Vanessa Joseph as its first full-time communications manager. Vanessa, pictured, joins the LEP from the corporate sector having previously worked with Swindon-based building society Nationwide in the UK and Verizon Communications in India.  She is responsible for managing the organisation’s marketing and communication strategy with...

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Cost-of-living survey names Swindon as one of UK’s most affordable towns

September 15, 2016
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Swindon has emerged as one of the best places in the UK to be financially secure, according to a survey based on wages and house prices.  The majority of towns and cities at the top of the list compiled by credit comparison site TotallyMoney.com are in the North, Scotland and Midlands – where homes...

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Service delivery manager appointment boosts Glendale’s Marlborough office

September 15, 2016
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Service delivery manager appointment boosts Glendale’s Marlborough office

Glendale, the national grounds maintenance, tree surgery and estates management firm, has bolstered the management team at its Marlborough office with the appointment of Anthony Jones as service delivery manager. Glendale, which works with public, commercial and private clients across the UK, opened office at Postern Hill Lodge in Savernake, in 2014.   It has...

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Bridal wear retail group ties the knot on vacant town centre shop

September 2, 2016
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Bridal wear retail group ties the knot on vacant town centre shop

WED2B, one of the UK’s largest bridal wear retailers, has opened a store in Swindon. The 8,800 sq ft open plan unit at Plaza 21 was previously occupied by hi-tech start-up Rota-Motus, which closed in February.  The Swindon office of regional property agents Alder King, acting on behalf of retained clients, has now re-let it...

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Pop-up shop scheme launched to widen Swindon town centre’s retail mix

September 2, 2016
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Pop-up shop scheme launched to widen Swindon town centre’s retail mix

Independent retailers are being given the chance to open pop-up shops in Swindon town centre – potentially boosting their business and improving the area’s retail mix at the same time. Swindon’s central shopping area has a higher-than-average number of empty store units while also lacking shops selling artisan goods and gifts, medium to high-end...

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