Sunday, March 26, 2017

It all started 30 years ago… founding publisher Roger Ogle looks back at...

From The Archives with Link founding publisher Roger Ogle March marks the thirtieth year since Link magazine first appeared as a regular monthly, commercial publication. As...

Historic printing press arrives in Wiltshire

A historical Albion printing press has been gifted to Bath Spa University and will take pride of place at the University’s Corsham Court campus...

Conservation in action at Lacock Abbey

Historic furniture, fragile ceramics and a Victorian rocking horse are just some of the items being preserved in front of the public as part...

Swindon Central Library talk to reflect on life and work of Hermann Hesse

Nobel Prize winner Hermann Hesse will be the subject of a talk at Central Library on Thursday (9 Feb). A novelist, poet and artist, Hesse,...

Holocaust survivor shares lessons from history

Students at Isambard Community School had the opportunity to listen to the harrowing account of 86-year-old Holocaust survivor Susan Pollack. Students from year nine were...

New campaign group launched to preserve Swindon’s heritage

Following the announcement that parts of Swindon’s Health Hydro could be converted into flats and the loss of the Agricultural Museum building at Coate...

The forgotten legacy of WG Little

By Graham Carter of Swindon Heritage magazine Swindon’s heritage has been taking a bashing in recent weeks, but for those who care about the legacy...

Blaze at Coate destroys former Swindon agricultural museum

Firefighters were called at 7.15am (Saturday 31 December) to battle a blaze at the former Coate Agricultural Museum at Coate Water just behind the Sun Inn. The...

New house manager at Avebury Manor gets ready for Christmas

Avebury Manor has a new House Manager, Amelia Bryan, who is bringing her fresh eyes and a can-do attitude to the National Trust house. Amelia...

Former council leader says Lower Shaw Farm in West Swindon is an important feature...

The November Link looked back to 2006 when Swindon Council came up with the idea to reclaim and repurpose Lower Shaw Farm on Old...

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