The Swindon Half Marathon

We have received the following report from Swindon Borough Council: The Swindon Half Marathon as a race was a huge success with record numbers of runners taking part and thousands of pounds being raised for charity. A major part of that success was due to the fact the race was staged within the town and… read more

Iconic GWR Freight Locomotive Coming To STEAM

Another iconic GWR locomotive, GWR Class 2-8-0 No. 2818, will soon be arriving at Swindon’s STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway. GWR enthusiasts will be familiar with the Swindon-built heavy freight locomotive, No. 2818, currently owned by and housed at Locomotion, the National Railway Museum in Shildon. The transfer of ownership will see… read more

Changes to Wroughton Library

Wroughton Library is due to change from Swindon BC to Wroughton Parish Council.  It will move to be a community library and open for 15 hours a week from September-December 2017.  It will continue to operate normal opening hours until 26th August.  The following week it will only be open on Tuesday 29th August, then… read more

Acoustic in the Alley – Thursday 24th August

A reminder that Acoustic in the Alley is on Thursday 24th August at 8pm, in the Brown Jack, Wroughton, in the skittle alley at the back of the pub. Free parking; £1 entrance. Forthcoming dates for 2017 Having had a spot each month over 2016 and 2015, the decision has been made for 2017 to… read more