Spring into action! – May Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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The various working gangs at WDMES have sprung into action this month with various planned project work and maintenance at Daresbury, ready for the up and coming season, including the brand new tunnel extension! Apologies for the late arrival of this month’s Gazette – no it’s not due to Brexit.. it’s just that I’ve been […]

Easter Natter Running Night – April Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Easter Bank Holiday weekend started early for WDMES Members this year, with a fun twist on Natter Night being held at the Daresbury Track for a ‘Natter Running Night’ and BBQ, and then a run at the track on Easter Sunday also! Please read on to find out more. You can also view the Gallery […]

WDMES Committee Minutes – 9th April 2019

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WARRINGTON AND DISTRICT MODEL ENGINEERING SOCIETY Registered Friendly Society No.27218   Minutes of committee meeting held on 9th. April 2019 With no further business to discuss, the Chairman thanked all for attending and closed the meeting at 9-20pm. the next meeting being arranged for 9th. July 2019.

MMEX and AGM 2019 – March Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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This years Manchester Model Engineering Exhibition (MMEX 2019) was once again held in Oldham Greater Manchester. Brian Renton and Steve Hudson took charge of organising the WDMES Stand and made a very good job of displaying the club’s models. The venue is not very exhibitor friendly due to restricted parking allowances being enforced by the […]

WDMES Committee Minutes – 12th February 2019

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WARRINGTON AND DISTRICT MODEL ENGINEERING SOCIETY Registered Friendly Society No.27218   Minutes of committee meeting held on 12th. February 2019 With no further business to discuss, the Chairman thanked all for attending and closed the meeting at 9-15pm. the next meeting for all members being the AGM on 21st. March 2019. The next Committee Meeting […]

Winter is Here! – February Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Well here we are, we are now into February and still running and access to the track is holding up and days are getting longer! This Months edition of the Daresbury Gazette, we feature a photo of the Winter Snow at the Daresbury Track, many thanks to Roy Allen for braving the sub zero conditions […]

Happy New Year – 2019 First Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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For the last couple of months now we have been looking back over the last year thinking it all ends as far as running is concerned in late November. But here we are in 2019 and we are still blasting!! This Months edition of the Daresbury Gazette, we feature Barrie Purslows Royal Scot at the […]

A Momentous Year – December Christmas Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Well here we are 2018 rapidly drawing to a close with Christmas around the corner, as the cold weather starts to take hold at the Daresbury track. This Months edition of the Daresbury Gazette, we feature an ‘icy blast’ from the past – The Lion in Winter, taken in 1969 by J.W. Mercer at the […]

No Nesh Members Here! – November Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Well November has turned out to be quite an exceptional month, despite the days becoming much shorter and the cold setting in – we certainly have members who are not ‘nesh’ during the cold months! Thursday December 6th from 8pm we have a talk by M Crabtree on ‘Trains & Trams of Dubai & India’, […]

31st October – Halloween Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Happy All Hallows Eve! A spooky time of year when model engineers start to think about hibernation and winter projects October also saw the start of our winter program of guest speakers. First off was Bob Hayter his specialist subject is the Tralee and Dingle railway situated on the south west coast of Ireland this […]