ARCHIVE: DJs hit Swindon.

In September of 1982 Swindon was hit by the visits of two of the top radio 1 presenters. Peter Powell visited the newly opened Carrefour in West...

ARCHIVE: New rail record of 152.3 mph (245.1 km/h) achieved!

Lined up in Swindon Station about 1975 are the prototype HST and APT. Apparently the prototype APT was tried out on the Great Western Main Line, and...

It’s back. Swindon Festival of Literature launched.

The Swindon Festival of Literature enters it’s twenty fourth year on May 1st and at the Central Library Festival director Matt Holland unveiled...

ARCHIVE: Stratton Carnival 1982.

In the days when there were carnivals all over the town Stratton held one on 18th Sept 1982. A few pictures from the Archive....

Pride of Swindon Awards.

The Pride of Swindon Awards took place at Steam Museum. Gallery of the presentation. Pictures Rachel Davis....

ARCHIVE: Lorry overturned in Ferndale Road.

I have found some negatives shot before 1982 that show the result of a lorry overturning in Ferndale Road. Note Patel Sports shop. Could anyone shed...

Swindon’s Hilton re-opens as Double Tree Hilton.

DoubleTree by Hilton Swindon has celebrated the launch of its rebranded hotel with a glitzy, Vegas-styled casino party. On Thursday 2nd March, the...

Swindon News - March 14, 2017 - Comments Off on Hindu celebrate colourful Holi for first time in town.

Hindu celebrate colourful Holi for first time in town.

Swindon Archive - March 13, 2017 - Comments Off on ARCHIVE: 01-12-1981 German V2 rocket at the Science Museum Wroughton.

ARCHIVE: 01-12-1981 German V2 rocket at the Science Museum Wroughton.

Swindon News - January 27, 2017 - Comments Off on The house that Jack and Jill built.

The house that Jack and Jill built.

Swindon News - January 25, 2017 - Comments Off on Swindon Switches ON to new initiative.

Swindon Switches ON to new initiative.