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Surrey Group

Welcome to the Surrey Support Group

Established in 1991 we were the first Area Support Group to be created.

Our objectives are:

  • To promote and raise funds for the restoration of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway by taking our L&BR Sales Stand to railway events and exhibitions. Group members are welcome to help man the sales stand, especially at venues close to where they reside.
     
  • Organise local meetings, social events and visits to places of interest.

Membership of the Surrey Group is available to members of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Trust. As a group member you will receive by email each issue of our ‘Tablet’ magazine/newsletter to keep you updated of our meetings, activities and achievements.

Please contact us if you would like to join us, you will be most welcome. To get in touch please click HERE (link sends email).

News, Stories and Forthcoming Events for the Surrey Support Group

Surrey Support Group at "The Epsom Show"

Apr
19
2016

The Surrey Support Group of the Lynton & Barnstaple Trust has accepted a very late invitation to attend “The Epsom Show” organised by the Epsom & Ewell Model Railway Club this coming weekend 23rd and 24th April.

Our Sales Stand will have most L&BR branded items intended for the enthusiast currently available at Woody Bay and we welcome all L&BR supporters visiting the show to stop at our stand to hear the latest news and for a chat.

The exhibition will be held at:

Posted By Chris Dadson read more

Surrey Group: Future Events

Mar
01
2016

Next Meeting

Our next meeting the Surrey Support Group Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, 5th March 2016, commencing at 2:00 pm.

The venue will be in the Clubhouse of the:

Woking Miniature Railway (Mizens Railway)
Barrs Lane
Knaphill
Surrey
GU21 2JW


South East Area Groups Meeting

This year’s meeting of this very popular event will be held on Saturday 11th June 2016 at:

Posted By Martyn de Young read more

South East Area Groups Meeting Report

Jun
02
2015

This year’s South East Area Groups Event held at Woking on Saturday 30th May was judged by many of the 60+ L&BR Trust members who attended to be a tremendous success.

Posted By Martyn de Young read more

Surrey Area Group: upcoming events

Feb
08
2015

Surrey Area Group: upcoming events

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be on Saturday, 28th February 2015 for the Surrey Support Group Annual General Meeting.

The venue will be at the Clubhouse of the:

Woking Miniature Railway (Mizens Railway),
Barrs Lane,
Knaphill,
Surrey
GU21 2JW

The meeting commences at 2:00pm

South East Area Groups Meeting

This year’s meeting will be held on Saturday 30th May 2015 at:

Posted By Keith Vingoe read more

Surrey Area Group: upcoming events

Oct
14
2014

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be on Saturday, 25th October for a Surrey Group General Meeting. Come along and hear all the latest news from Woody Bay.

The venue will be at the Clubhouse of the:

Woking Miniature Railway (Mizens Railway),
Barrs Lane,
Knaphill,
Surrey
GU21 2JW

Meeting commences at 2:00pm

Next Sales Stand Outing

Posted By Chris Dadson read more

Surrey Group at Woking Show

Sep
16
2014

The next outing for the Surrey Area Group’s Sales Stand is to The Railway Enthusiasts' Club - 2014 Model Railway Exhibition Saturday 20th September and Sunday 21st September at the Woking Leisure Centre, Kingfield Road, Woking, Surrey GU22 9BA.

The exhibition includes 27 layouts, 32 traders, 7 demonstrations, and 10 societies/organisations.

Posted By Chris Dadson read more

Surrey Group at Woking 31st May

May
26
2014

UPDATE: 26 May 2014: South East Area Group Meeting on 31st May 2014

We regret to advise that L&BR Trust Chairman Peter Miles is unable to attend Woking event this Saturday as he will be in North Devon dealing with matters in connection with the Rowley Moor purchase. However, Peter has prepared some notes and the content of these will be imparted to those attending the meeting.

Posted By Martyn de Young read more

Surrey Group GM's Fund donation

Oct
28
2013

The L&B's Surrey Support Group recently sent a cheque for £500 to the Trust Treasurer Martin Swainson. In accordance with Surrey Support Groups wishes, this has been credited to the General Manager's Equipment Fund - a restricted fund for GM Martyn Budd's discretionary purchases - and will be used as and when the opportunity arrives to purchase items required by the GM for the future development of the railway.

You can read more about the GM's Fund here

Posted By Martin Swainson read more

Surrey Area Group Projects

Jul
22
2007

Our number one project is, of course, the generation of funds to reinstate of the railway. This is primarily carried out by a team headed by Geoff Kingate who attend several exhibitions and shows each year with our sales stand.

The stand has display boards with photos and maps depicting the line and the progress made thus far.

Posted By Nik Barrie read more

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