Author Archives: Peter Davison

Pebley Beach gears up for a busy weekend

Staff at Swindon motor dealer Pebley Beach are gearing up for a busy weekend (January 23 and 24) which will see the launch of not one, but two new cars. The Paddington Drive dealership is the town’s franchise dealer for … Continue reading

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River? Windmill? Maybe, until ICI got there

What do you think of when someone mentions Delftware to you? Blue and white tin-glazed pottery from the Netherlands decorated with river scenes and windmills? There may well have been a river and, indeed, a windmill at Rozenburg in Holland. … Continue reading

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Saucy sketches make £1,000 at Cotswold auction

A collection of original sketches by the ‘king of the saucy postcard’ made in excess of £1,000 at an antiques auction in Cirencester last week.

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Saucy sketches go under the hammer

A collection of original sketches by the ‘king of the saucy postcard’ will be going under the hammer at an antiques auction early in the Cotswolds in the new year.

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Digital news as popular as newspapers for first time, new report suggests

If you’re engaging with your customers through PR or online advertising, this is going to be interesting to you: Consuming news on websites or apps is now as popular as reading newspapers, according to new research published by media regulator … Continue reading

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New website holds the key to ‘secret club’ of Wiltshire’s independent producers and experiences

The keys to a ‘secret club’ of Wiltshire producers and experiences are being handed to residents and tourists alike, in the form of a new discovery website. Local Uncovered gives visitors information about dozens of independent, small-scale producers, spanning a … Continue reading

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Pebley Beach named Garage of the Year, thanks to its customers

Swindon motor dealer Pebley Beach has been named regional Garage of the Year, thanks to its customers. The competition was run by national reviews website Motor Codes, which allows members of the public to rate their experience at any garage … Continue reading

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Four pound charity shop painting valued at £500

Perhaps it was the way the single eye followed him around the room, but when Eliot Dyer saw the cubist watercolour in a charity shop, he knew he had to own it. Four pounds later, Gefangeme Liebe – or Prisoner … Continue reading

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Pebley has the key to World Cup success

Swindon’s Hyundai dealer is celebrating the manufacturer’s association with the World Cup in Brazil by giving away some very special prizes.

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Arts & Crafts treasures go under hammer

A large collection of Arts & Crafts treasures will go under the hammer in the Cotswolds – the heart of the international design movement – on Friday, June 6.

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