Swindon & Wiltshire Business News
Nine arts companies in Swindon and Wiltshire are to receive a total of £1.9 million from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund.
Companies that have received a life line to help them through the coronavirus pandemic – which has seen performances cancelled and venues closed – include a literature festival, rock music venues, theatre, classical music and dance venues, and an outdoor music festival.
A Lasting Power of Attorney is a way of giving someone you trust the legal authority to make decisions on your behalf if you lack mental capacity at some time in the future or no longer wish to make decisions for yourself.
It is commonly believed that when a person becomes incapable of dealing with their own affairs, that their spouse or another family member can step in to help make decisions on their behalf.
The number of West Country businesses reporting an increase in domestic sales dropped from 28 percent in the third quarter of 2019 to just 11 percent in the same period this year, according to a new survey by business support organisation Business West.
Whilst sales growth across the region narrowly avoided dipping down to single digits in the three months to September 19, an easing of lockdown appears to have done little to spur domestic orders with growth down to 8.7 percent for the quarter.
A new theatre, museum and art gallery could form the basis of a new Cultural Quarter for Swindon.
Swindon Borough Council has identified the Kimmerfields development site as the location for the £80 million scheme, which it says could create 1,200 jobs. and add more than £35 million a year to the town's economy.
A development site of five adjoining commercial properties in the heart of Salisbury has come to the market with joint agents Savills and Christie & Co, for offers in excess of £2 million.
The former Grade II listed central post office at 24-36 Castle Street is strategically positioned on one of the main roads into Salisbury.
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