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News & Press Releases (Updated to 8 October 2018)
Temporary Library Closure (Updated to 14 November 2018)
The situation with regard to the Library is unresolved with negotiations ongoing. Please contact the Librarian for latest situation.
SLS Literary Award
We are pleased to award the SLS Literary Award to Michael Messenger, author of "The Bodmin and Wadebridge Railway 1834-1983", published by Twelveheads Press. Our President Michael Bailey (Front) and Michael Messenger at the award presentation during the 2018 Society AGM. Photo: Brian Dotson Full details on our SLS Literary Award page.
Company & - General Secretary
The revised roles and replacement personnel are now on the About us/Contacts page.
Forthcoming "Meet the Society" and extra events (Section updated 6 January 2018).
In addition to our regular series of Centre meetings we will also be at the following events and one-off meetings:-
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Latest Journal cover picture details
Front Cover image: As the Journal cover picture changes frequently caption details are not listed here. For details see the Journal page.
Next expected content updates
STICKY NOTICES -
1) Please DO NOT USE the phone number of our late General Secretary. accidentally left in Journal 912 July/August (NB the name/postal address were correctly updated) General Secretary's details are here - Ted Buckley
2) Library information/update - Due to circumstances entirely outside our control the library is closed until at least early 2019, probably later. An update for members is in the Jnauary/February Journal (Updated 8 January 2019),
2 Feb - Start of monthly updates. The Perpetual Calendar updated for month change. Further updates for the now published January/February Journal, and additions in the SPC Collection section are work in progress and the revised pages will be added (as/when completed) over the next few days.
8 Jan - The Perpetual Calendar is now fully complete for all our currently live Centres - Ayrshire (Ardrossan), Godalming, Midlands (Kidderminster), Manchester, Newcastle, South Lakeland (Kendal), Teesside (Coulby Newham) & Teesside (Middlesbrough) Christmas Card - Our 2018 Christmas Card and New Year greeting image now removed but added to the images list on the Photos on Freeview page..
2 Jan - Office and webteam now back from the the Christmas break and wishing all readers a Happy New Year.
20 Dec - Closed for Christmas.
6 Dec - Minor revsions to Perpetual Calendar and complete reload of all the Photograph Collection lists and forms with minor revision of some file names.
14 Nov (2) - The September/October & November/December Journals went out to members on time - contents listings now updated. Related page updating also now recommenced. Updates completed = Journal Contents, Cover image and associated listing on the Photos on Freeview page, Obituaries and index of previous Journals. (The temporary glitch with with the small/thumbnail cover photo earlier today has been resolved by deleting and reloading the file). Updates completed A new What Where When image addded and the page edited as the answers to several are now known or have been updated on reciept of additional information. Answer index page link. Updates/new items are - Mystery car (Updated) | WWW 166 (Updated) | WWW 195 (new) | WWW 196 (new) | WWW 197 (new)
14 Nov (1) - Temporary Library Closure - The situation with regard to the Library is unresolved with negotiations ongoing. Please contact the Librarian for the latest situation.
8 Nov - Update to our Registered Office entry on the Contacts Page.
1 Nov - Perpetual Calendar updated. Other updates are currently suspended due to vacancies in the Society Admin Team/other workload.
8 Oct - Firstly apologies for the delay in making any changes since the last update date below, competing workloads have created the delays. Library information/update - see also news section above. Our Perpetual Calendar now updated for the Library closure and other changes.
18 Sep - The latest Journal is now out. The appropriate webpages will be updated over the next few days. (Updated 19 Sep - delayed slightly due to our web manager undertaking essential garage roof repairs, storm ripped roofing felt!)
14 Sep - SPC Collection - Revised versions of lists 21 & 49 loaded. Web page list of lists corrected and updated up to, and including, new List 61 added today - Predominantly Southern Railway and British Railways Southern Region steam locomotives photographed in the London Area and Southern Region by R.H. Tunstall between c1949-1951 inclusive. SPC List of available lists updated. Update on the Perpetual Calendar. Warley MRC Exhibition- NEC - Stand number added where relevant - B34.
25 Aug to 13 Sep - No updates processed as our web-staff were on holiday.
24 Aug - Minor text update, and revised card images, on the Gift Membership page, Speaker update on the Perpetual Calendar.
19 Aug - Minor revisons to speaker and other details in the Perpetual Calendar. Due to server problems at the ISP end we have been experiencing sporadic delays with email traffic but believe everything sent to us has been delivered.
1 Aug - The Perpetual Calendar updated for month change..
Older entries now removed as obsolete.
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