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Rewind: A look back on life in Swindon

On this day from Monday January 18

Miss Whiplash — aka Marion Akin —  1992 in her crucifix dungeon

REWIND: All of them stars in their own right

point at which the new motorway crossed Croft Road – or rather, would cross Croft Road once a bridge was built.

REWIND: On the road again

On this day from Monday, January 11

On this day from Monday, January 11 2016

On this day from Monday, January 4

On this day from Monday, January 4 2016

Fiona Fullerton

REWIND: When you know what you’re doing

Preparations for the arrival of colour television in Swindon;

REWIND: Colourful world in black and white

Union officials Mary Roger Bill Baxter and June Little return from America;

REWIND: Reaching new heights

REWIND: Don’t mess with Mitzi

REWIND: Don’t mess with Mitzi

Look back with Barrie Hudson: December 2015

Look back with Barrie Hudson: December 2015

Look back with Barrie Hudson:November 2015

Look back with Barrie Hudson: November 2015

David Stoddart with pensioners campaigning for an increase in their pensions in The Parade in Swindon;

REWIND: We were all on the money in 1971

Fashion icons

REWIND: Guy is bang on trend

On this day from Wednesday December 30 2015

On this day from Wednesday December 30 2015

Look back with Barrie Hudson: October 2015

Look back with Barrie Hudson: October 2015

Look back with Barrie Hudson: September 2015

Look back with Barrie Hudson: September 2015

On this day from Monday December 28 2015

newsagent Narendra Patel

Look back with Barrie Hudson: August 2015

Look back with Barrie Hudson: June 2015

Look back with Barrie Hudson: June 2015

illustrator Steve Antony with X-Files star Gillian Anderson

Look back with Barrie Hudson: May 2015

Tina Davies, of Shaw

Look back with Barrie Hudson: March 2015

Eddie Izzard, in support of Swindon South Labour candidate Anne Snelgrove,

Look back with Barrie Hudson: May 2015

REWIND: new star hits the  west end

REWIND: new star hits the west end

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On this day from Monday December 14

Crowdys Hill teacher Pam Myers with headteacher Cedric Kearsley

REWIND: The late seventies could be hard work

December 1970, Swindon’s Mayor, Alderman John Pass, turned the first few pounds of earth on the site of the planned Brunel Centre,

REWIND: Engineering a landmark

On this day from Monday December 7

Members of the cast of Cinderella, which was at the Wyvern Theatre in 1972

REWIND: it’s panto 1972 style (Oh yes it is)

REWIND: A very lucky escape

REWIND: A very lucky escape

On this day from Monday November 30

Nelson Crook fought to protect the badgers when officials arrived to carry out a cull on his farm and had to be restrained by police

REWIND: Last week of the swinging sixties

Diana Dors

REWIND: Diana in trouble

On this day in Swindon...Friday November 20 to Saturday November 28

Keith Laurence, who was less than impressed when the West Swindon shopping centre was being built within sight of his home

REWIND: A most unpopular murder

A model of the David Murray John Tower

REWIND: Two tall storeys

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Swindon welcomed Pamela Powell, the wife of controversial politician Enoch Powell.

REWIND: When Mrs Powell popped in

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The scene of the rail crash at Stratton Green bridge in 1958

REWIND: A lucky escape

Churchfields School pupils took part in an integration exercise with disabled children at. Princess Margaret Hospital.

REWIND: Santa joined the space age

Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips married in 1973

REWIND: Wedding fever is a right royal do

REWIND: Hospitals in poor health

REWIND: Hospitals in poor health

Sussex Square in Walcot, as featured in the Swindon Evening Advertiser 57 years ago

REWIND: The future of shopping

Pop group The Searchers played in Swindon this week in 1967

REWIND: Groovy kind of love

Swindon’s North Star College pictured in the early 1970s, when it stood on 250,000 tons of burning ash. Right, a graphic showing the safety measures that were being put in place

REWIND: Heat is on at Swindon college

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It’s the film that they want - Swindon cinemagoers queue up to see Grease at the ABC in Regent Street

REWIND: Treasure seekers’ triumphant find

Mums prepare to tells their stories of children being terrorised by stray dogs at Park South.

REWIND: Families in fear of packs of dogs

The Parade, which was then the town centre’s first newfangled pedestrian precinct

REWIND: We take a bold step into Swindon's future

Gladys Jack shows off her balancing act on a car in 1937, which featured on the front page of the Advertiser.

REWIND: poised for success

Children waving their ‘swaps’ in the air as Keith Chegwin came to town for the Multi-Coloured Swap Shop

REWIND: Hold the press Cheggars is in town

Canon Roy Blake and his wife, Peta, who were heading off to Mityana

REWIND: Canon’s mission to help Uganda

Jeremy Corbyn during his visit to Swindon back in January 2003, seen here addressing an audience at the Pilgrim Centre in Regent Circus

When an obscure backbencher, Jeremy Corbyn, came to Swindon

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