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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 ...

Pearce Funeral Services - Leave till July 21
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Former Link publisher Roger Ogle holding a copy of Swindon Heritage magazine outside Swindon Books in 2013

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 ...

Kingsdown School
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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 ...

Swindon Borough Council
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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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Steam Museum virtual tour receives national recognition

Steam Museum virtual tour receives national recognition

Swindon’s Steam Museum has been ranked ...

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Option 7 by David Bent. Option 7 has been exhibited at: The Royal Air Force Museum in a year long solo retrospective of David’s work (fresh Air 12/13 ), The exhibition inspired over 800 children to create their own art. The Royal Air Force Club, The Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, The National Memorial Arboretum. A number of iconic aircraft are included - you might like to see how many can be seen.

Stay at home street parties and decorating the house - VE Day celebrations take a different route in the lockdown

This Friday was meant to be ...

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Historic England calls for images of your lockdown experience

Historic England calls for images of your lockdown experience

Today Historic England is calling on ...

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Council one step nearer to buying back The Mechanics' Institute

Council one step nearer to buying back The Mechanics' Institute

Swindon Borough Council has moved forward ...

First City Nursing
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STEAM Museum launches 360° virtual tour

STEAM Museum launches 360° virtual tour

People with a passion for railway ...

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Discover Swindon's pictorial history with photographer Richard Wintle's new book

Discover Swindon's pictorial history with photographer Richard Wintle's new book

Link photographer Richard Wintle has had ...

Sansums - Leave till March 21
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Unique piece of Swindon's history goes under the hammer

Unique piece of Swindon's history goes under the hammer

By William Cole A unique 400-year-old ...

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Swindon Borough Council looks to take The Mechanics' Institute back into public ownership

Swindon Borough Council looks to take The Mechanics' Institute back into public ownership

Preparations could soon be underway to ...

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Sharing Swindon’s Story with local teachers and school children

Sharing Swindon’s Story with local teachers and school children

The Sharing Swindon’s Story project, coordinated ...

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Swindon Civic Offices become a Listed Building

Swindon Civic Offices become a Listed Building

Swindon Civic Offices have been listed ...

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Old Town Garden gates get new lease of life

Old Town Garden gates get new lease of life

The gate at the Goddard Avenue ...

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Lydiard Millicent church celebrates as 16th century roof gets new lease of life

Lydiard Millicent church celebrates as 16th century roof gets new lease of life

All Saints celebrates as roof restoration ...

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St Mary's church conservation project now in its final stages

St Mary's church conservation project now in its final stages

St Mary’s Church at Lydiard Park ...

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Bangladeshi community get ready to celebrate International Mother Language Day

Bangladeshi community get ready to celebrate International Mother Language Day

The Bangladesh Association Swindon has organised ...

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Council reports 'progress' on the Mechanics' Institute

Council reports 'progress' on the Mechanics' Institute

Swindon Council has released a statement ...

Voices from The Coronavirus
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Local historians launch book to honour Swindon wordsmith George Ewart Hobbs

Local historians launch book to honour Swindon wordsmith George Ewart Hobbs

A prolific Swindon writer who has ...

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Picture courtesy of Robert Masterman

Ex-GWR 66XX 0-6-2T No. 6695 to move to the Swindon and Cricklade Railway

The Swindon & Cricklade Railway are ...

Blaylocks - Leave till July 21
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Fourteen black and white TVs still in use Swindon on 50th anniversary of BBC One in colour

Fourteen black and white TVs still in use Swindon on 50th anniversary of BBC One in colour

As BBC One celebrates its 50th ...

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Full steam ahead for festive fun

Full steam ahead for festive fun

The sounds of Christmas cheer will ...

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Swindon falls silent to remember the fallen

Swindon falls silent to remember the fallen

Veterans, serving members of the armed ...

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