Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

From the archives - Olympic Torch

This week 5 years ago Swindon town centre came to a halt in the heat for the Olympic Torch on it's way to London.






Saturday, March 26, 2016

30 Years To The Second

The replica hooter built for the Swindon 175 year of events was sounded this afternoon at 4.30pm, 30 years to the second that the hooter was sounded, marking the end of the last shift at Swindon Rail Works.

The ground beneath your feet shook, it was quite something to witness.


The original hooter atop the Hooter House.

Friday, October 2, 2015

The Ghost Sign Scales of Justice


The old County Court building still stands on Swindon's Clarence Street and if you look carefully above at the decorative entrance doors you'll find a couple of ghost signs from the building's previous use.

This one shows the 'County Courts Office' lettering still distinguishable.


Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The Few


The Battle of Britain flypast over Swindon today, 75 years to the day. The formation flew over Radnor Street cemetery, where Squadron Leader Harold Starr rests.