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COUNCIL HOUSING CENTENARY EXHIBITION OPENS FRIDAY AUGUST 2nd — NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE

Jean Wayman, who has been a council tenant for over 60 years and lives in Waddon (pictured), will be attending the exhibition launch event The past 100 years of council homes in the borough of Croydon will be celebrated next week at the launch of a month-long exhibition. The 1919 Housing Act heralded a huge […]

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London named the first National Park City in the World — Stephen Liddell

When you think of a national park, images of sweeping landscapes and rolling hills likely spring to mind. So it may come as a surprise to learn that London has officially been crowned as the world’s first National Park City. In doing so perhaps finally shunning its its reputation as a pea-soup smog-filled metropolis to become […]

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Calming an Exhibition Manager’s Nerves………… — highland miscellany

So with nine weeks to go (a couple of which will be lost with a summer holiday) to Glenmutchkin’s first outing at Scaleforum, the state of progress is at the forefront my mind! It is probably rather more at the forefront of the exhibition manager’s mind! So help to calm the Scaleforum’s exhibition manager’s nerves, here is […]

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New Bachmann Collectors Club Limited Edition Ready for N-Gauging Duty — GrahamMuz: Fisherton Sarum & Canute Road Quay

The latest limited edition model to be produced exclusively for Bachmann Collectors Club members is the N Scale Class 08 Diesel Shunter as No. 878 ‘Basra’ in Longmoor Military Railway livery (371-020K). Although not technically Southern Railway related the extensive Longmoor Military Railway was located in the heart of the Southern Railway territory in Hampshire […]

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Video: Operating Thomas and Sons – Steve’s 009 and 09 Adventure

Pete asked if I could post a video of some stock running on Thomas and Sons. Here it is, click on the image and you’ll be taken to a YouTube video. The lighting is temporary, I’m running ‘consists’ because there are no uncoupling magnets and there’s lots of other things to do, but it is…
— Read on 009adventure.blog/2019/03/01/video-of-trains-running-on-thomas-and-sons/

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Looking back at 2018 in cartoons | Stephen Liddell

It’s tradition at the end of a year to look back at the events that we’ve lived through and I thought this year that I would do so with the use of political cartoons. It’s amongst the finest of British traditions to poke fun at our leaders and pretty much anyone in authority in a…
— Read on stephenliddell.co.uk/2018/12/31/looking-back-at-2018-in-cartoons/

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Happy Christmas!! – The Dorset Rambler

Just to wish you all a very HAPPY CHRISTMAS and a great NEW YEAR! Thank you for your interest, for all your comments and likes over the last year, and for following me on my ‘adventures’! I really appreciate your support for my writing and photography, and I hope you have found some pleasure in…
— Read on thedorsetrambler.com/2018/12/24/happy-christmas-4/