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 […]

02 October – Autumn Events Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Welcome to the new look Daresbury Gazette! Our web wizard Tom has been working his magic, and hopefully you will find reading the DG much better on your mobile devices and it should also load faster! We are now well on our way towards winter and the sun is setting on what has been one […]

30 July – Business-as-Usual Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Well everyone who was involved in the most successful Steam Fair yet are finally getting back to some sort of fitness and vitality. All the drivers and engines performed magnificently for the two days. So now is the time to reflect on the club activities over the last month or so. We started with the […]

16 July – Summer Steam Fair Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Where do we start ? what a show, what a team fantastic effort by everyone who chose to get involved it wouldn’t be fair to name names but I think I could be forgiven in mentioning our tea man Bob he never stopped for two whole days serving tea and collecting cups washing them and […]

28 June – How far round on less than a pound – Daresbury Gazette

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Sunday the 24th of June will go down as one of the best club days in the skill of handling miniature locomotives. Our club secretary Brian Renton set about the task of organizing a series of fun days up at our track. His first effort turned out to be one of the most entertaining and […]

10 June – A Job Well Done – Daresbury Gazette

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Following a text message from Paul Caldwell in very late April urging me to source building materials to complete the tunnel entrance, and a prompt from our chairman indicating that Roy Allen would be willing to start the footings, a full on attack was commenced. I am now pleased to announce after 5 hectic weeks […]

02 May – Bricks and Mortar Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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At long last something to report. Over the last couple of weeks work has progressed on the tunnel fascia under very difficult weather conditions. A small but keen group of dedicated members have dug both footings for the tunnel mouth and through pouring rain and hail stones mixed the concrete in preparation for the bricklayers. […]

16 April – Spring Cleaning Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Dave Mullholland worked out a plan for the annual track inspection. It was agreed that he, along with Craig would do the main running track and steaming bays and access track would be covered by myself and Brian. Dave, after identifying numerous minor maintenance jobs to be done, put out an appeal for a concerted […]

13 February – Bits and Pieces Edition – Daresbury Gazette

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Still the rain pours, and there doesn’t seem to be any let up in the near future. But the usual stalwarts, Andrew Marsh and his son Jake, plod on running and testing their engines, Andrew is test loading his Britannia and it’s coping very well. Andrew has been busy again using his bush tucker skills […]