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Built in 1870, 380 ft (1115.8m), 15ft (4.6m) wide and 7ft (2-1m) high, the GWR Workers’ tunnel still provides the main pedestrian access from the railway village to the Works’ site.
A SoMAG response to a question
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Dr Barbara Swan sits on the committee of the Friends of the Museum and Art Gallery. At SBC’s cabinet meeting on 13th Oct 2021 she asked this question of the Leader: ( a title I can’t hear without thinking of Daleks …)
Can the council explain the financial logic of selling off a substantial piece of property in a prime location [Apsley House], at a time when interest rates on cash deposits are very low, to part- fund a project that has no starting date as yet?
Given that property is the one asset that historically increases substantially in value, what’s the financial argument for selling the building now? Surely it makes far better sense to make the necessary repairs (which we understand you’re making in order to make it saleable) and hang on to it so the council can get maximum benefit from its future appreciation in value?
Beat the Street – the game taking place across Swindon – draws to a close this week.
From Wednesday 20th October, it’s the game’s Go Celebrate week where each Beat Box will be giving out double points.
Teenage film maker Reuben Bell is urging other young people struggling with their careers to consider an internship to build confidence and experience.
Beat the Street Swindon invites you to Go Active! The Beat the Street challenge taking place in Swindon enters its Go Active themed week on Wednesday, 13th October. The aim of the Go Active week is to encourage participants to find new activities and sports to try out.
Swindon-based creative agency, GEL Studios has launched a competition whereby one local good cause will win a bespoke new website.
Having written a short piece on my memories of The Oasis, it feels timely to think back on another important, but threatened piece of Swindon heritage, the Bath Road Museum.
Museum and Art Gallery Latest
This post is by way of giving a round-up of recent occurrences in the Swindon museum and art gallery situation.
A Christmas Light Spectacle for Town Gardens
This Christmas will see Swindon Town Garden lit-up – but not like a Christmas tree! No, rather the beloved Victorian gardens will boast a brand-new illuminated, enchanted gardens light trail. The attraction will be open to visitors throughout December.
New Single from Jol Rose
Today sees the release of the new single from Swindon songwriter Jol Rose. ‘Yesterday’s Waltz’ tells the tale of a relationship that danced through disaster. It’s the the first track to get released from the performer’s forthcoming – and so far untitled – album.
Moving the clocks – have you ever considered how and why we go through this process twice a year? One that, I won’t lie, I detest with the white hot intensity of a thousand burning suns. Yes – I loathe it that much!