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Artist Alex Coppock-Bunce, who is taking part in Swindon Open Studios in September

Get lost in a world of artful creativity

Hippy king Sid Rawle with the Revs John Packer and John Wade at the festival's make shift church

Just avert your eyes, Mabel, says Barry Leighton

Comic Darren Walsh

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Jim Maskell with Dinkie the Shetland pony.

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REWIND: Quite a Carry On in Clifton Street

Sheila and Mark Tubey at Legge House in Wroughton Picture: DAVE COX

Barrie Hudson meets couple who make quality time for youngsters

Arm yourself with a hobby, says Barrie Hudson

Arm yourself with a hobby, says Barrie Hudson

7 celebrities we'd actually like to see on Strictly Come Dancing

7 celebrities we'd actually like to see on Strictly Come Dancing

You can pay less for your rail fare by dealing directly with the company whose service you'll be using, says Which?

7 top tips from Which? to cut cost of rail travel

A gathering was held in Swindon town centre to promote the McGuire Programme, of which pop singer Gareth Gates, right, was a keen supporter. The programme was set up to help people overcome stammering

REWIND: A visit worth talking about

Barrie Hudson's column: Get your groove on with a house party

Get your groove on with a house party - Barry Hudson's alternative take on nightclubs

Derek Aldridge

True passion for world of theatre

The sounds of Simon in Swindon

The sounds of Simon in Swindon

An examination of post result options

Barrie Hudson offers advice on surviving life after A-levels

At Nationwide the feeling is mutual

BIG INTERVIEW: At Nationwide the feeling is mutual

Early Seventies festival favourites Hawkwind were among the main acts to perform at Watchfield

Barry Leighton remembers a free festival of booze, boobs and a fair few bobbies

The perfect place to read your favourite newspaper - the Debenhams cafe. This picture was taken in 1997

REWIND: Down the years with Debenhams in pictures

General Elliot Roosevelt and his wife Patricia at their home near Brinkworth.

REWIND: Remember you’re a Roosevelt

Wendy Stevens pictured in The Adver in 1974

REWIND And the beat goes on

Barrie Hudson column: How to drive more nurses to the NHS

Barrie Hudson column: How to drive more nurses to the NHS

REWIND: Down the years at Debenhams in pictures

REWIND: Down the years at Debenhams in pictures

Archaeologist Nick Snashall

BIG INTERVIEW: Why Nick is keen to dig up the past

Battling Joan was having none of it

Joan was a true fighter battling to save Swindon's museum

Anna Dining, Miss THamesdown having a game of petanque at the Shepherd's Rest

REWIND: Down at the local

Andrew Lloyd Webber marries at Ashton Keynes

REWIND: The bells rang for Mr Music - Andrew Lloyd Webber

Mike Beale behind the mixing desk in the Swindon Talking Newspaper studio

Mike leads the fight against 'shared space' crossing

Harry Carleton Attwood with his Golden Lion in February 1978

Swindon sculptor Carleton Attwood was an artist and a gentleman...

Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues, was back in Swindon to open the band’s new record shop, Threshold, in Canal Walk

REWIND: When Justin just popped in

Chimney starts to fall

REWIND: Blast that wasn't supposed to happen

Linda Ford at Dorcan Academy, where she taught history and geography

BIG INTERVIEW: Let us teach not fill in forms

The Vulcan

Farewell to our very own Delta Lady

Playwright Ken Ausden

REWIND: Plays, pubs and pageants

Mr C Lawrence of Stafford Street in Swindon

REWIND: Engineering's a model hobby

Front, Mike Pringle and mayor Andrew Bennett with, from left, Caroline Black, Paul Gentleman, Frances Bevan, Mark Sutton, Noel Beauchamp and Graham Carter

Honouring the brave airmen who shaped our future

Look out for unusual views at festivals, such as this one by Diane Vose from last year's Womad

Jessops' 6 top tips for photographing festivals this summer

John Meaden at Lotmead Farm

BIG INTERVIEW: Fruitful work ethic for farm manager

Seasonal flowers in your home can help you achieve a quick sale, says Michael Bruce, of Purplebricks.com

5 tips for selling your home this summer

Eccentric Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th Baron Berners

A eccentric's dalliance with the great Dali

Abi Jackson before the Volvic open swim challenge. PA Photo/Volvic

Take the plunge... Abi Jackson tries open water swimming plus 5 tips for achieving your goals

Angela Cradwell - miners strike

Barry Leighton recalls the remarkable Ms Gradwell

REWIND: Swindon entered the computer age

REWIND: Swindon entered the computer age

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No shoes on the sofa - it's the number one rule for most UK households

Which of the top 50 house rules in the UK do you follow?

A study of 2,000 British workers across the UK commissioned by Tetley, examined the nation’s approach to tea breaks

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