10 things to celebrate about Swindon. No 1: parks & green spaces. B: Faringdon Road Park

Monday 23rd March 2015 – Update I’m always happy to concede that there are others out there whose knowledge of Swindon is far deeper and greater than mine – ‘proper’ historians with in-depth knowledge where mine has hidden shallows. So it’s been pointed out to me today by one such

10 things to celebrate about Swindon. No 1. Lots of parks & green spaces. A: Lydiard Park and house

November 2014: Sadly the stormy weather of Christmas 2013 destroyed the ancient walnut tree pictured below.  Go here for more information about it. Below is a picture I took just the other day of how this once proud and ancient tree looks now. Such a shame but such is life.   Swindon is