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1  Journey by Journey / TransWilts line / Re: Merging of TransWilts CRP board posts into this and other boards on: Today at 03:15:33 am
Thanks for all your work with that restructuring of the Coffee Shop forum, grahame.  Lips sealed

2  Journey by Journey / TransWilts line / Re: TransWilts Community Rail Partnership on: Today at 02:22:25 am
May I thank you for your prompt and appropriate action in those circumstances, grahame.
3  Journey by Journey / Bristol Commuters / Re: Tardis - the latest way to travel around Bristol? on: August 07, 2018, 10:44:21 pm
We had coffee together and I brought one back 4 DR,

I do empathize: I remember retrieving his empty coffee cups from under DR's wheelchair for him at the GWR CRP meeting in Barnstaple last year.  Wink

4  All across the Great Western territory / The Wider Picture in the United Kingdom / Re: Busiest Level Crossing in Europe? on: June 02, 2018, 11:22:57 pm
Fair point.  Grin

I have now corrected grahame's typo in his original heading for this topic.  Wink
5  Sideshoots - associated subjects / The Lighter Side / Re: Where were Finn and I today, 23rd May 2018? on: May 25, 2018, 02:52:26 am
Yes, Cricket St Thomas, near Chard, Somerset.
Video of the railway in action:
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Yes, I won't quote that particular clip again, purely in the interests of brevity here, but I can say that I enjoyed an absolutely brilliant family day out at Cricket St Thomas, some fifteen or more years ago. We all rode on that railway, when there was still wildlife running around on each side of the track.  The young children loved it!  Grin

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One other thing. Hidden in the woods at Cricket St Thomas, slowly being reclaimed by nature, are the remains of 'Blobbyland'.

Hopefully, those remains will become forever forgotten.  Machu Picchu is worth preserving: Blobbyland is most certainly notShocked
6  Sideshoots - associated subjects / News, Help and Assistance / Re: Server issues on: May 25, 2018, 02:16:34 am
No worries - you can credit our collective thanks to your previous sleepless nights instead. Wink

7  Sideshoots - associated subjects / News, Help and Assistance / Re: Server issues on: May 25, 2018, 01:44:44 am
As ever, grahame, may we offer you our very grateful thanks for your sterling efforts - usually behind the scenes - in maintaining the Coffee Shop forum.  Wink Cheesy

8  Sideshoots - associated subjects / News, Help and Assistance / Re: The Coffee Shop forum and the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) on: May 23, 2018, 02:00:07 am
Not sure what happened to the outgoing emails - a lot got through but it looks like a lot didn't, and as it's "no action required" we're not re-sending.   A couple of folks have emailed to ask for their accounts to be removes, and others have confirmed receipt, so there's quite a lot in both camps.

I too was wondering what happened to my email. I've just found it in my Spam folder.

Mine, too, turned up in my spam folder ...  Roll Eyes

9  Sideshoots - associated subjects / Preserved railway lines, Railtours and other rail based attractions / Re: Seaside miniature railway proves it's not immune to rail strikes on: May 23, 2018, 01:52:26 am
Hmm.  Roll Eyes

Reading through the whole of that particular Daily Mail article (and I did, purely in the interests of our membership Wink ), it seems there is rather more to this story than it appears from their headlines.

I really hope that the wider issues can be resolved, and that the Poole Park Railway can then reopen as soon as possible.  Lips sealed

10  All across the Great Western territory / Buses and other ways to travel / Re: Jurassic Mule runs again for 2018 on: May 23, 2018, 01:38:35 am
Fair enough.  I am a great fan of Taunton, as you will all know by now.  Roll Eyes

11  Sideshoots - associated subjects / The Lighter Side / Re: Where did Phil's latest Madventure take him to? on: May 23, 2018, 01:13:37 am
Yes, that's all very well - but what about the trackside trespasser in the foreground?  Why don't they have fencing to keep the types of him out ??  Shocked Roll Eyes Grin

12  Sideshoots - associated subjects / The Lighter Side / Re: Where were Finn and I, Cup Final day 2018? on: May 21, 2018, 09:58:54 pm
Well, Finn wouldn't have had to run very fast.  Lips sealed

13  Sideshoots - associated subjects / The Lighter Side / Re: Where did Phil's latest Madventure take him to? on: May 21, 2018, 09:47:57 pm
MelkshAm ? Wink Cheesy Grin
14  Sideshoots - associated subjects / Campaigns for new and improved services / Re: Portishead Line reopening for passengers - ongoing discussion on: May 21, 2018, 09:22:47 pm
I thought I saw some sort of rebuttal of the scary BBC story.  Is there another thread current about this?

In "Bristol Commuters" ... fit both "Bristol" and "Campaign" boards.   We should merge at some point.



Yeah just found another thread on this ...


Thanks for your links, and those topics have indeed now been moved and merged as suggested.  Wink



15  Journey by Journey / Bristol Commuters / MOVED: Death knell for the Portishead line ? on: May 21, 2018, 09:12:13 pm
This topic has been moved to Campaigns for new and improved services and merged with an ongoing discussion topic there.

http://www.firstgreatwestern.info/coffeeshop/index.php?topic=231.msg238058#msg238058
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