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SWiB News in Brief
August 2009


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Our HERITAGE LOTTERY FUNDED PROJECT to catalogue 20,000 of the WESTERN MORNING NEWS COLLECTION has now drawn to a close

On Friday 24th July, SWiB held a formal celebration attended by the Lord and Lady Mayoress, representatives from the HLF, our Directors, Volunteers and those we have engaged with throughout the project

See our special Western Morning News Project page for a review of the project, the celebration event and news on forthcoming work.

Images from our new aerial views gallery
Western Morning News Collection.

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Image of the Month


Photograph, Tinside Lido, Plymouth Hoe, 1960s

Image reference: RW/7/5 (Roy Westlake Collection)

See our Image of the Month Feature for details.

Collection of the Month

PD-19-121.jpg PD-19-112.jpg

William Gilhen Collection

PD/19/121 - Saltash Ferry, 1890s-1900s & PD/19/112 - Palace Theatre, Plymouth, 1897

As featured in Chris Robinsons 'Looking Back' feature (Plymouth Herald). See our new PD/19 - William Gilhen Collection, 1890s-1930s gallery for all images from this collection.


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