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Vote for Swindon’s best estate agent

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Vote for Swindon’s best estate agent

Wigwam wants your feedback on the movers and shakers in the town’s property sector.

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Swindon doing well in the life satisfaction stakes

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Swindon doing well in the life satisfaction stakes

Our chilled-out town is the sixth most ‘zen’ location in the UK.

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Fig Offices rebrands as FigFlex Offices

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Fig Offices rebrands as FigFlex Offices

Town centre facility in Swindon offers flexible approach to workspace leasing.

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Pampered pooches!

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Pampered pooches!

The Magical Mummy reveals the top five dog groomers in Swindon.

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Organic farm shop opens in Marlborough

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Organic farm shop opens in Marlborough

Family business started as a veg box delivery scheme around Dartmoor National Park.

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There has never been a better time to get rock bottom mortgage rates

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There has never been a better time to get rock bottom mortgage rates

Deals can be found paying less than 1% interest rates.

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New Build

Aerial footage shows Swindon housing development taking shape

Help to Buy scheme has supported nearly 65% of home sales so far.

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The rise of the garden office

Gardens

The rise of the garden office

The Magical Mummy discusses this pandemic-induced trend with Rob Thain of Thain Garden Rooms.

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16 interior period features making waves in 2021

Lifestyle

16 interior period features making waves in 2021

You can’t buy the look in IKEA, but carefully curated Victoriana can transform your home.

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Staycation Staycation Staycation!

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Staycation Staycation Staycation!

Warning – This post WILL give you serious house envy.

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Commercial Property

Work begins on The Strawberry Thief in Swindon

Arkell's new £4 million pub in Tadpole Garden Village will open in 2022.

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For Sale: Perry Bishop

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For Sale: Perry Bishop

Vistula Crescent, Haydon End, Swindon, £245,00.

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Swindon’s newest estate agent to open office in prime Old Town location

Property News

Swindon’s newest estate agent to open office in prime Old Town location

Miles Byron promises special levels of customer service.

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Optimum colleagues hope to reach dizzy heights for charity fundraising

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Optimum colleagues hope to reach dizzy heights for charity fundraising

The Youth Adventure Trust helps 11 to 15-year-olds build resilience to face challenges in their lives.

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Could I BE anymore excited?!

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Could I BE anymore excited?!

The Magical Mummy raves about coffee shops in Swindon, Cirencester and Cricklade.

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More than 50% of homeowners ‘living in homes that don’t meet their needs’

Lifestyle

More than 50% of homeowners ‘living in homes that don’t meet their needs’

Difficulty finding somewhere more suitable within budget the main factor stopping people from moving.

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The space race: house prices jump 10.9% over the past year

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The space race: house prices jump 10.9% over the past year

Record price growth driven by city exodus – 44% of Brits now find living in a city less appealing.

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First residents move into new Wiltshire housing development

New Build

First residents move into new Wiltshire housing development

Local couple legally complete in just three weeks at Hunters Wood, Melksham.

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Homebuyers willing to pay a premium to live on a Hill, Lane or Garden

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Homebuyers willing to pay a premium to live on a Hill, Lane or Garden

Homes selling with the title of Terrace went for the lowest sum at £145,000.

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Swindon firm Beard wins contract to restore historic art gallery

Commercial Property

Swindon firm Beard wins contract to restore historic art gallery

The Royal West of England Academy was Bristol’s first public art gallery.

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Arts & Culture

Full steam ahead!

Swindon’s STEAM Museum reopened on 27 May with two new special exhibitions.

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End of consumer hedonism? UK households reluctant to spend £180 billion of Covid savings

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End of consumer hedonism? UK households reluctant to spend £180 billion of Covid savings

Research shows that lockdown has flipped the nation’s priorities.

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Décor dos and don’ts and why wood cladding is not your friend!

Lifestyle

Décor dos and don’ts and why wood cladding is not your friend!

The Magical Mummy on home facelifts, fashions and faux pas.

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Wellness guru Liz Earle is selling her Wiltshire farmhouse

Featured Property

Wellness guru Liz Earle is selling her Wiltshire farmhouse

The renovated property is on the market with Knight Frank for £6.5 million.

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Swindon actress Billie Piper makes her directorial debut

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Swindon actress Billie Piper makes her directorial debut

Rare Beasts is an unhinged comedy about a modern woman in crisis.

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Nationwide's new prize draw rewards people just for being a member

Money

Nationwide's new prize draw rewards people just for being a member

8,008 prizes to be won every month with one lucky winner receiving £100,000.

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10 questions to ask estate agents before buying a house

Property News

10 questions to ask estate agents before buying a house

Buying a house is the biggest investment most of us ever make, so due diligence is crucial.

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Five ways to trick yourself in to saving a deposit for a house

Money

Five ways to trick yourself in to saving a deposit for a house

The government’s new mortgage guarantee scheme is good news for first-time buyers.

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Wigwam’s top five best places to brunch!

Lifestyle

Wigwam’s top five best places to brunch!

The Magical Mummy on where to go for the most sociable of meals in Swindon, Cirencester, Cricklade and...

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Six ways to create a social outdoor space

Lifestyle

Six ways to create a social outdoor space

The sun has to come out soon (surely?!), so be prepared.

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For Sale: Perry Bishop

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For Sale: Perry Bishop

Millgrove St, Redhouse, Swindon, £140,000.

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Myth busting divorce – providing clarity on a difficult process

Expert Opinion

Myth busting divorce – providing clarity on a difficult process

Ross Peters of Francis George Solicitor-Advocate on the different stages of the divorce process.

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Lifestyle

Swindon’s hospitality sector is reopen and raring to go

The day has come – people wanting a coffee, a pizza or a pint can now finally get inside, out of the...

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What A Corrie On! Purplebricks to sell the Rovers Return

Commercial Property

What A Corrie On! Purplebricks to sell the Rovers Return

The sale of the pub is part of a major new plot twist.

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Last few homes remaining at Ambrose Gardens in Swindon

New Build

Last few homes remaining at Ambrose Gardens in Swindon

There are now fewer than five plots remaining before the development sells out.

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Focus on North Swindon

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Focus on North Swindon

Wigwam’s Magical Mummy shines the spotlight on a constantly evolving district.

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