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March 2017 Spring Working Weekend - Day 1

Mar
18
2017

 


Roadworks TriangleAnother L&B Orange Army Weekend!

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Work in Progress: 16th March

Mar
17
2017

 


Roadworks TriangleSpring-like last week - but not this week!



Another bumper photo report from Woody Bay courtesy of Roger Bye and Graham Rust. Work also continued un-photographed at Rowley Moor and at Chelfham.

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Work in Progress: 9th March

Mar
11
2017

 


Roadworks TriangleStill spring-like and still much to do!



This week's bumper photo report comes courtesy of Roger Bye.

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Visit to Woody Bay by the family of Gerald Chandler

Mar
05
2017

Amongst visitors to Woody Bay Station on Saturday 4th March were Trevor and Shirley Butt, members of the family of the late Gerald Chandler. It was the most generous legacy left by Gerald to the L&B last year which permitted us to first purchase Fairview, and then Ivy Cottage, Parracombe. Trevor and Shirley were awarded a lifetime privilege pass in recognition of Gerald's pivotal contribution to the L&B.

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L&B Trust Purchases "Ivy Cottage".

Mar
03
2017

We are sure all will be delighted to hear that the L&BR Trust has not only sold the property Fairview (naturally retaining the trackbed) to one of our supporters, but also recently purchased "Ivy Cottage" - just down the road from Fairview.

The main benefit of this purchase is that at the back of Ivy Cottage there is a significant section of the Parracombe Halt site and trackbed. It is intended that this will also be separated from the main property before that is sold on.

On Thursday the volunteers made a start on clearing the site.

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Work in Progress: 2nd March

Mar
03
2017

 


Roadworks TriangleSpring-like weather! Usual tasks plus somewhere new to work!

This week's report comes from Nigel Thompson.

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100 Club February Draw

Mar
02
2017

 

100 Club

 

The latest L&BRT 100 Club winners have been announced:
See HERE for details. 

 

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Work in Progress: 23rd February

Feb
24
2017

 


Roadworks TriangleIt does get windy 1000 feet above-sea-level!



The report this week is a combined effort by Roger Bye, Graham Rust and Nigel Thompson!

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Heljan Manning Wardles - all reserved

Feb
23
2017

We are no longer taking reservations as pre-orders have now reached the number of models we are likely to receive from PECO

These long-awaited Heljan models are expected to be in stock by the end of March. Once they are delivered, we will make contact with those customers who have made reservations.

It was fortunate that the L&B was able to secure a small batch of each of the three models as the first batch (coming from China) is already sold-out via advance orders. 

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