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Rewind: A look back on life in Swindon

Regent Street pedestrian only

REWIND: Streets ahead in Swindon

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Jim Maskell with Dinkie the Shetland pony.

REWIND: The little and large show as we look back on some animal magic

REWIND: Quite a Carry On in Clifton Street

REWIND: Quite a Carry On in Clifton Street

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

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

REWIND: Down the years at Debenhams in pictures

REWIND: Down the years at Debenhams in pictures

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

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

Playwright Ken Ausden

REWIND: Plays, pubs and pageants

Mr C Lawrence of Stafford Street in Swindon

REWIND: Engineering's a model hobby

REWIND: Swindon entered the computer age

REWIND: Swindon entered the computer age

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REWIND: Orchestrating a change in career

REWIND - SWINDON - THAMESDOWN BUSES
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REWIND: Every picture tells a story about Thamesdown Transport

REWIND - Swindon 1987
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REWIND: Bird's Eye View 2

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REWIND: Boffins set their sights on the sky

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REWIND: Families were in fear of bus peril

REWIND Aerials - Swindon New Town 1961 (27171171)

REWIND: A bird’s eye view

REWIND - Chapman Family - Three generations of Judo enthusiasts - 1981 (27447726)

REWIND: There is life after death

REWIND: A VIP paid a visit to Swindon

REWIND: A VIP paid a visit to Swindon

REWIND: Swindon Festival

REWIND: Swindon Festival

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REWIND: Caught on camera... twice in one day

Dr Who

REWIND: Sticks and stones and all that...

REWIND - Brunel Centre - 1977 (26121347)

Rewind: Vision of the future

REWIIND: Did anyone predict a riot?

REWIND: Did anyone predict a riot?

Dame Margot Fonteyn at the Wyvern Theatre, where a dressing room was named after her.

REWIND: Popular heroes hit the headlines

REWIND: Strange times

REWIND: Strange times

REWIND - Kingsdown School (24861243)

REWIND: the class of...when?

REWIND on the Hercules The original crew - 1990 (23809947)

REWIND: The strength of the RAF Hercules

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A still from The Exorcist, directed by William Friedkin. (Photo by Warner Bros./Courtesy of Getty Images)

REWIND: Censors’ sense is questioned

The New Seekers

REWIND: Charity gig flop for top pop group

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REWIND - Ferndale Infants School dressed in Edwardian costume in 1997 (22564831)

REWIND: Class of 1907 and 1997

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REWIND: Looking for a close encounter

REWIND - David Myers (22279624)

REWIND: Lady Di proved to be hot stuff

Derek Humphry with his second wife Ann

REWIND: Barrie Hudson looks back at what Diana Dors regretted saying, a pro-euthanasia campaigner's life and Operation Julie's Swindon connections

REWIND: Class of...2003/05

REWIND: Class of...2003/05

Sculptor Geoffrey Earle Wickham's work The Cube, which became a controversial installation in Swindon town centre

REWIND: High hopes that became a horror story in 1966

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Gilberts Hill School in Dixon Street was a controversial issue

REWIND: Class of... 1978

Princess Diana, during a visit to Swindon in 1989, when she opened the Delta Tennis Centre in Westlea

REWIND: First with the royal good news

Class of...1997

Class of...1997

The moment of the blast that demolished the water tower on the Swindon to Highworth Road

REMEMBER WHEN: The day the water tower came tumbling down in Swindon

The Elcocks family from Highworth – Rachel and Lynton with children Bianca, Chelsea and Elle

REWIND: Adver Fun Day in 1994

REMEMBER WHEN: Cheque this out at Swindon court

REMEMBER WHEN: Cheque this out at Swindon court

Are you in one of these pictures?

Were you in the class of... 1995? We look back 20 years to those studying at Swindon College

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1998: Eleanor Walkley-Pratt

Rewind: Pictures from Wroughton Carnival over the years (part 1)

Do you remember Decimalisation Day?

Do you remember D-Day? (...and we're not talking about our heroes of 1944...)

2005: Carnival capers

Rewind: Pictures from Wroughton Carnival over the years (part 2)

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