5 To Follow Friday – Swindon

By Nick Batten on 13 August, 2021

Each week via our social feeds we share five interesting businesses or organisations to check out and follow on social media. We then choose our favourites to give some extra coverage in our magazines. This week our theme is all things Swindon-related...

Swindon Platform Project 

The Platform Project is a not-for-profit youth development scheme that helps young people develop confidence and employability skills through a range of different enterprise activities. Its core purpose is to reduce the number of young people aged 13-21 who are (or are at risk of becoming) NEETS (Not in Employment, Education or Training). 

Keep up to date with The Platform Project’s various events and initiatives by following it on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin.

We Are Swindon

We are Swindon is a campaign that promotes Swindon and its small businesses and charities by flooding the internet with positive and uplifting photos and messages from the local community, improving how the town is seen by locals and visitors. Its socials are packed with useful local information, art, events and promotions.

Follow We Are Swindon on FacebookInstagramTwitter and YouTube.


A Swindon-based photographer who captures some stunning images – mainly of Swindon and the surrounding area.

Follow Swindonimages on Instagram and prepare to see our town in a whole new light!

Jazzbones Creative 

Jazzbones is a Swindon-based brand agency with a team of creative strategists, design consultants, graphic designers, copywriters and coders. Since 2005 Nathan and the Jazzbones Creative team have been working with some of the world’s most recognisable brands including Google, Virgin Media and Vodafone.

Keep an eye on how the company helps propel businesses with expertly crafted branding, design and digital projects by following Jazzbones on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin.

UTC Swindon 

UTC Swindon is an innovative, employer-focused, high-tech school for students aged from 14 to 19, specialising in engineering and digital technologies.

Its social media will keep you updated on all the great work it does to help STEM students in Swindon achieve their aspirations.

Follow UTC Swindon on Twitter , Facebook and Linkedin.