Swindon & Wiltshire Business News

Ancient ceremony marks milestone at new development

Kris Beasley and Trevor Jones


An ancient tradition dating back to the building of the pyramids marked a milestone in the building of a new village neighbourhood.

A tree branch was raised to the roof during the topping-out ceremony for the show home at the Somerbrook development in Great Somerford, watched by dozens of construction and office staff from builder Stonewood Partnerships.

Northern events specialist expands into Wiltshire


An event and entertainment specialist has opened a new site in Wiltshire. Odin Events supply event entertainment, brand marketing and prop hire to businesses, local authorities, large-scale events and private functions, across the UK.

Recent clients include Amazon, the British Grand Prix, Tesco, British Airways, Bvlgari and Christian Dior as well as local authorities and community events.

New nail bar opens after months of lockdown

40 Regent Circus


A new nail bar has opened in Swindon's Regent Circus. Chelsea Nails opened as the industry emerged from lockdown on July 13.

Director Hien Nguyen, who has been in the nails and beauty industry for ten years, planned and undertook a major fit-out of the property, with much of the hard work taking place once the major lockdown measures were eased from at the start of June.

Swindon author publishes new guide to her adoptive town

Angela Atkinson


A Swindon author, who published her first book just two years ago, is launching a fourth – and it’s the one she’s always wanted to write.

Angela Atkinson, who pens the popular blog Born Again Swindonian, is passionate about the town and her fourth book is a further tribute to her adoptive home.

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