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Auction of Two Paintings

May
11

May 10th - Two paintings by sealed-bid auction.

The L&BRT has been given two desirable pieces of framed artwork. These are offered for sale by auction to raise funds for future expansion of the L&BR

The first is a print of a painting by Terence Cuneo titled ‘Ffestiniog Workhorses’.  The print is 22” x 17” and the frame 31 ½” x 28 ½”. Signed by the man himself – Terence Cuneo and is number 198 of 850.

Posted By Peter Miles read more

2022 Spring Gala Weekend Pictures

May
18

A fantastic weekend for everyone at all the L&BR sites. Nigel writes "I 'escaped' briefly from Chelfham on Saturday to check things out at Woody Bay, before returning to help ensure all the visitors enjoyed their Chelfham visit".


 Woody Bay

Posted By Nigel Thompson read more

100 Club Draw 97: April 2022

May
03

100 Club

 

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

 

Posted By Martyn de Young read more

Chelfham Awards Plaque unveiling ceremony. Saturday 2nd April + more news

Apr
12

Several invited guests as well as various L&B Directors and staff, together with the regular Chelfham volunteers were proud to enjoy the unveiling of the Hendy & Pendle Trust Volunteers, National Railway Heritage Award plaque by the Devon North MP, Selaine Saxby

Chelfham project leader, Nigel Thompson, introduced Andy Savage (until recently, Chairman of NHRA) who gave a short talk complimenting the L&BR's contribution to Railway Heritage at Chelfham, before Selaine Saxby unveiled the awards plaque.

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100 Club Draw 96: March 2022

Mar
29

100 Club

 

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

 

Posted By Martyn de Young read more

A Rowley Moor House timeshare is for sale

Mar
28

 

Due to a change in personal circumstances, one of the Rowley Moor Properties shareholders has reluctantly decided to sell their share in the L&BR related holiday property "Rowley Moor House" at Blackmoor Gate.

Each year the allocated week for the share moves on by about 18 weeks - this means each shareholder gets to see and enjoy Exmoor in all the various seasons as the years go by.

Posted By Mike Pearce read more

Working Weekend 25th-27th March - Friday Photos

Mar
26

Trustee Chris Duffell has sent us these photos of work in progress - Friday 25th March


1. The station barrow has been rebuilt and donated to the railway by John Rice.

Posted By Christopher Duffell read more

Construction of the New Tea Room

Mar
18

Stuart Nelhams, the L&BR’s General Manager has submitted the following images showing the construction start of the New Team Room at Woody Bay.

1.  With the marquee gone, the untouched site of the construction.

Posted By Stuart Nelhams read more

RIP John Burford

Mar
12

We are sad to report, John Burford, a long time member and volunteer at Lynton & Barnstaple Railway passed away suddenly but peacefully on Friday 25th February aged 89 years.

There is a service at the Barnstaple Crematorium to celebrate his life on Wednesday 16th March at 1.40pm and afterwards at the Portmore Golf Club.

Family flowers only, but any donations to his chosen 2 charities of Devon Air Ambulance and North Devon Hospice can be made on the day or by contacting funeral directors

Posted By Keith Vingoe read more

Working Weekend 25th-27th March

Mar
11

Based at Woody Bay, we will be undertaking a number of trackwork and site tasks to assist getting the railway ready for the upcoming season.

As always, hot drinks will be provided but please do bring your own lunch.

Please do let us know in advance if this is your first visit and we will ensure you are provided with the appropriate H&S guidance information in advance of the weekend.

Posted By Keith Vingoe read more

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