Friday, December 15, 2017

World War One memorial restored to honour Swindon’s fallen heroes

Tomorrow marks the official unveiling of the restoration of Swindon's World War One memorial. A request made by former Mayor Rex Barnett in 2011 to...

Could the 1968 vision for ‘Super Swindon’ come true?

With the inexorable expansion of Swindon in all directions, Roger Ogle speculates on the future. Over the last few years permission has been given to...

Swindon’s war heroes to be recognised in new book by Libraries team

They made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Yet the lives of more than 600 people from Swindon and its surrounding villages who died...

To the manor reborn

The National Trust has opened a room in Avebury Manor, that until now has been inaccessible to visitors. The refurbishment of the Alexander Keiller...

Marking 20 years since Swindon Link’s first foray onto the net

The Archive Column with Roger Ogle 2017 is a year of anniversaries for Link. The March edition reported the thirtieth anniversary of the magazine as...

Let’s back the bid – to showcase our town’s amazing heritage

The Swindon Heritage Magazine Column with Graham Carter Heritage is reaching a critical stage in Swindon. We recently announced that after this year we will cease...

GALLERY: Swindon Railway Festival gets a full head of Steam

Rail enthusiasts from across the country made tracks for the town this weekend for the annual Swindon Railway Festival. This popular event held at Steam...

The last of Swindon’s Heritage?

Swindon Heritage have released a statement confirming that the Winter 2017 issue will be their last magazine publication. Since 2012, the Swindon Heritage team have...

Iconic Great Western Railway freight locomotive to make final stop at Swindon’s Steam Museum

Another exemplary Great Western Railway (GWR) locomotive, GWR Class 2-8-0 No. 2818, will soon be arriving at Swindon’s Steam Museum of the Great Western...

A spotlight on Jurassic Swindon – The prehistoric nature trail next door

The schools are out for the summer holidays, so for families and child carers looking for exciting things to do with the kids, they...

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