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Lydiard House Museum reopens

Lydiard House Museum reopens

The Swindon Borough Council-owned and operated ...

Bower & Bailey
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Long corridor of family military hospital at RAF Nocton Hall, Matt Emmett

Historic Photographer of the Year competition is launched

Photographers with an eye for history ...

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The GWR Medical Fund Hospital in 1862. (Courtesy of the Steam Picture Library)

Steam exhibitions mark GWR Hospital anniversary

The 150th anniversary of the opening ...

UTC Sept 2021
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Volunteer planters spruce up Faringdon Road

Volunteer planters spruce up Faringdon Road

Members of the community take to ...

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Picture by Stuart Harrison

A Swindon Health and Leisure History

From the GWR Medical Fund Society ...

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Swindon’s STEAM Museum to reopen on 27 May with two new special exhibitions

Swindon’s STEAM Museum to reopen on 27 May with two new special exhibitions

STEAM – Museum of the Great ...

Sansums - Leave till May 22
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Online survey about GWR Park, Faringdon Road - 10 to  28 May

Online survey about GWR Park, Faringdon Road - 10 to 28 May

Do you enjoy visiting GWR Park ...

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A view of the ornamental bedding scheme with the park keeper’s lodge and glass houses in the background  © Swindonstory.uk

Conserving our railway past at GWR Park

A Conservation Management Plan (CMP) has ...

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Dr Reeve at Farmoor Reservoir

Thames Water archaeologist protecting hidden history

Thames Water has named Dr Victoria ...

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Canal Trust volunteer Alan Lank in period costume

New video explores Swindon’s lost waterway

A charity has produced a new ...

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Snapping through Swindon's history: photojournalist Richard Wintle releases second book

Snapping through Swindon's history: photojournalist Richard Wintle releases second book

Photojournalist Richard Wintle, who used to ...

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Mechanics Institution Trust needs new people

Mechanics Institution Trust needs new people

The Mechanics Institution Trust is looking ...

Perry Bishop April 21 - Jan 22
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Surveyors entering the building to undertake the hazardous materials survey

Surveyors inspect historic Mechanics’ Institute as restoration plans resume

Experts carrying out a condition survey ...

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Nic Newland with Princess Anne at the official unveiling of Swindon's Central Library

Late Swindon Central Library architect to be honoured there

Lasting tributes will be made to ...

Ocelot ad
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Adam Davies, Visitor Experience Officer, with Steam's TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award

Prestigious award for Swindon's Steam Museum

Swindon's museum of the Great Western Railway ...

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Swindon Borough Council wants your views on the future of the Railway Village

Swindon Borough Council wants your views on the future of the Railway Village

A public consultation is currently underway ...

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An image from the wildlife trusts' national campaign

Wildlife trust says Prime Minister's land protection commitment a good start

The Prime Minister's recent commitment to protect ...

Voices from The Coronavirus
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Swindon’s STEAM Museum to reopen on 17 September

Swindon’s STEAM Museum to reopen on 17 September

STEAM – Museum of the Great ...

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Eva Stuetzenberger, Operations Manager for the National Trust Wiltshire Landscape, at the shop

Avebury National Trust shop back in business

The National Trust shop in Avebury ...

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Coate Water's Art Deco diving platform is a favourite among photographers

Photography contest highlights heritage

Photographers are invited to contribute to ...

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The mythological god Gaia formed in the hills shaped at Shaw Forest Park

Shaw Community Forest Park. How it was saved from development in 2004

Community protest stimulated by Sparcells resident ...

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Hong Kong book store named after Swindon falls victim to Covid-19 loss of trade

Hong Kong book store named after Swindon falls victim to Covid-19 loss of trade

Rent bill forces closure of 102-year-old ...

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The regeneration of the David Murray John building, which was built in 1974 and 1975, is among the projects

Swindon seeks £25m share of Government funding boost

Refurbishing the Health Hydro and regenerating ...

Swindon Academy - October 21
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Angela Atkinson's latest book encourages readers to explore the town and its heritage

The Magic Roundabout and other unique features of Swindon in new book

A Swindon author is launching a ...

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Call for World War 2 Civilian Images For Parish VJ Day Event

Call for World War 2 Civilian Images For Parish VJ Day Event

South Swindon Parish Council is seeking ...

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Avebury closed for Summer Solstice

Avebury closed for Summer Solstice

The National Trust is encouraging everyone ...

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Swindon’s STEAM Museum celebrates its 20th anniversary

Swindon’s STEAM Museum celebrates its 20th anniversary

Swindon’s railway museum will celebrate its ...

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Construction of Cultural Heritage Institute at Carriage Works continues during pandemic

Construction of Cultural Heritage Institute at Carriage Works continues during pandemic

The conversion of Swindon’s former GWR ...

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