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"This Is Our Heritage"

A publication which was crucial in winning the II* heritage listing for Swindon’s Mechanics’ Institution has been made available on this website, as a file which can be downloaded for use by schools or anyone else interested in the most thoroughly researched statement of the Mechanics’ role in Swindon’s fast-paced story. “This_is_our_Heritage“, written by Trevor […]

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But Will It Float???

At 12.30pm today, the New Mechanics’ website goes LIVE! Our chair Paul Bearne, who is also the Trust’s ICT Wizard, will take the plunge, and push the button to launch the site globally. At the same time, the Trust will open the doors of its temporary premises in the Former GWR Railway Museum in Faringdon […]

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This week, we have mostly been trying to work out whether a sale of the Mechanics’ to a new owner has really been completed. We are also puzzling what he has in mind for future uses. 2 articles in the ADVER have given us reason to worry that he really doesn’t have any ideas that […]

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