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When Amazon came to town: Swindon feels strain as new depot sucks up jobs
Firm has hired 2,000 staff in a matter of months in Wiltshire town, with ripple effect on other businesses

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

03, Dec, 2021 @2:16 PM

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Mixed messages for political leaders from election bellwether town of Swindon
Voters in the town’s two key constituencies seem unimpressed by either party as conference season continues

Tom Wall

02, Oct, 2021 @1:20 PM

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Amazon creates 10,000 UK jobs on back of online shopping boom
US firm to open parcel centre in Doncaster and fulfilment centres in Gateshead, Swindon, Dartford and Hinckley

Mark Sweney

14, May, 2021 @9:43 AM

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Swindon leisure centre that inspired Oasis on at-risk buildings list
Twentieth Century Society praises ‘fantasy structure’ as it highlights top 10 properties in danger

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

04, May, 2021 @1:14 PM

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Lord Stoddart of Swindon obituary
Astute Labour politician admired for his decency and independent mind

Julia Langdon

23, Nov, 2020 @6:28 PM

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Slide away: Swindon waterpark that gave Oasis their name to close
‘Challenging operating conditions’ amid coronavirus pandemic blamed for closure of facilities that inspired Liam Gallagher

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, Nov, 2020 @1:30 PM

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Doctors, a nurse, a charity worker: seven of the lives lost on UK's worst day of pandemic
Profiles of a few of the 1,445 people who died from coronavirus in the UK on 8 April

Sarah Marsh and Martin Belam

19, Jun, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Which Swindon celebrity is selling flowers? The great British art quiz
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery set today’s quiz, which enables you to explore the art collection of British museums closed due to Covid-19 – while answering some fiendish questions along the way

04, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Tributes paid to health worker, 84, who died nine days after last shift
Margaret Tapley praised as ‘a legend on the ward’ as trust says it is reviewing its practices

Ben Quinn

20, Apr, 2020 @5:05 PM

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NHS bosses accused of breaking law in cancer scanning privatisation
Oxfordshire councillors tell health secretary contract for InHealth endangers patients

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

26, May, 2019 @12:33 PM

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Honda says it will close Swindon plant in 2021, ending workers' hopes
Efforts by government and union fail to prevent factory closure, with loss of 3,500 jobs

Jasper Jolly

13, May, 2019 @3:44 PM

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Nationwide gets back to its roots by building homes
Building society takes on the developers with plans for not-for-profit homes

Patrick Collinson

06, Apr, 2019 @6:00 AM

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