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1998 January: Mid-summer's Westlea winter magic

1998 January: Mid-summer's Westlea winter magic

West Swindon primary age children visit ...

Lighting Bug
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British Pathé newsreels exposed Swindon to the wider world for more than 70 years

British Pathé newsreels exposed Swindon to the wider world for more than 70 years

Archive film available in a fascinating ...

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1998 February: Swindon's hospital information roadshow in Swindon

1998 February: Swindon's hospital information roadshow in Swindon

Plans for what was to become ...

MJ Sly
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1998 February: Academics look at Swindon's future in the new Millenium

1998 February: Academics look at Swindon's future in the new Millenium

Authors suggested the town had an ...

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An early 19th Century Ordnance Survey map showing Swindon, on the right, to Purton on the left

1968: West Swindon, the start of a new city that has yet to emerge

How The Silver Book, published in ...

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1998 January: Modern languages top the agenda at West Swindon schools

1998 January: Modern languages top the agenda at West Swindon schools

What goes comes around. The government ...

Milestone Trust
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2000: West Swindon Walking Group holding the West Swindon Art Trail Map in front of White Horse Pacified

1988 March: 'White Horse Pacified' West Swindon's largest public sculpture unveiled

In early 1988 community artist Julie ...

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1998 January: New church develops at Abbey Meads in North Swindon

1998 January: New church develops at Abbey Meads in North Swindon

In January 1998 congregation members of ...

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Detail of the Golden Lion bridge mural

2009: Swindon artist Ken White unveils refurbished Golden Lion Bridge mural

Mural receives third repaint three decades ...

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1998 July: Arts Suite in Link Centre set to close

1998 July: Arts Suite in Link Centre set to close

West Swindon was on the brink ...

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1998 February: West Swindon students booked for Lydiard Park music festival

1998 February: West Swindon students booked for Lydiard Park music festival

Wiltshire Festival impressario Andy Cotton attended ...

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Shaw Ridge headteacher Sally Cowell with children from both primary schools and Confluence

2006: Sculpture unveiled to mark merger of two West Swindon primary schools

Children come up with ideas of Confluence

St Joes
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1998 June: Play parks at St Andrew's Ridge welcomed

1998 June: Play parks at St Andrew's Ridge welcomed

The mayor of Swindon Brian Ford ...

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HRH at Westlea Primary School headteacher Neil Griffiths in 1998

2017 July: Princess Anne reacquainted with Link magazine, thirty years after the first encounter

HRH makes three trips to West ...

NSBRC
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2009: Expansion west of Swindon put on hold, but sets the scene for possible growth in year's ahead

2009: Expansion west of Swindon put on hold, but sets the scene for possible growth in year's ahead

House building in the town is ...

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Countryfile experience on offer in West Swindon

Countryfile experience on offer in West Swindon

Peatmoor Community Woodland Group looks after ...

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1998 May: Princess Anne in West Swindon to learn more about Story Sacks

1998 May: Princess Anne in West Swindon to learn more about Story Sacks

Her Royal Highness, as patron of ...

Superglide Wardrobes
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2017 December: Bumper edition closes Swindon Heritage magazine

2017 December: Bumper edition closes Swindon Heritage magazine

Publication that told the town's story ...

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1998 March: Permission for landmark building next to Peatmoor Lagoon, West Swindon

1998 March: Permission for landmark building next to Peatmoor Lagoon, West Swindon

Main picture taken in Sparcells Temporary ...

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2007 August: Swindon Mayor gets into the swing of things at Lower Shaw Farm holiday activity day

2007 August: Swindon Mayor gets into the swing of things at Lower Shaw Farm holiday activity day

In August 1997 the Mayor of ...

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First headteacher Rachael Mattey, shortly after being appointed in mid-2006, a year before the first intake arrived

2017 September: Ten years of change at North Swindon Secondary School

Photos from the early days of ...

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2011 August: Actress with link to Swindon helps put terror into blockbuster slasher movie

2011 August: Actress with link to Swindon helps put terror into blockbuster slasher movie

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2011: Historic church in Lydiard Park, Swindon launches bid for lottery funds

2011: Historic church in Lydiard Park, Swindon launches bid for lottery funds

Main restoration project gets underway in 2018

First City Nursing
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2007 October: Duke of Gloucester presents opening plaques to seven North Swindon schools

2007 October: Duke of Gloucester presents opening plaques to seven North Swindon schools

On 29 October 2007, Prince Richard, ...

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1997 October: Swindon at the forefront of mental health support

1997 October: Swindon at the forefront of mental health support

Gardening charity launches with business backing

UTC Swindon
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2007 November: Swindon Link exclusively reveals Mad March Hare logo to help breast cancer charity

2007 November: Swindon Link exclusively reveals Mad March Hare logo to help breast cancer charity

Run and walk around Lydiard Park ...

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1997 November: Queen visits Lydiard House, the first monarch since Queen Elizabeth I

1997 November: Queen visits Lydiard House, the first monarch since Queen Elizabeth I

On 7 November 1997 HRH the ...

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1997 October: Swindon Link launches online

1997 October: Swindon Link launches online

Town Crier calls Link magazine to ...

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