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Santa tickets selling fast, 14 seats available as at 12th Dec 15

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  With just under 2 weeks to go to Christmas Day, we have only 14 seats still available We are pleased to say that due to the demand last year, we were asked to make 2015 tickets available sooner Please see our online store to purchase this years Santa experience  

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Santa cut off time for this weekend is 18:00 Today

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With only 21 seats available for this weekend, the cut off time to place an order is 18:00 today. Book now to avoid disappointment In total there is only 37 seats available with the balance of seats available on 22nd This is our best year ever, so come and enjoy the experience

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Annie repair fund benefits over £340 from Joan Cushing 90th Birthday party

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Joan Cushing had her 90th Birthday Party in the Sidings Function room again this year and asked her guests not to buy her anything. Joan said if they felt like they wanted to do something for her, then a donation to Annie repair fund would be a nice gesture In total Joan guests donated £342.84 to the Annie fund. It …

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Reepham Rock Event at Whitwell Station Raises over £1200

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The first ever Reepham Rock event at Whitwell Station raised over £1200 for Reepham High School Music Department. A big thank you to everyone that supported the event. Keep an eye on the website for future events

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27th November – Norfolk Night Owls at Whitwell Station in aid of BBC Children in need

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Objective: To raise funds for Children in Need and have some fun in the dark! Meeting Place: Whitwell Station Reepham, Norwich, Norfolk NR10 4GA Time and date: Friday 27th November 19.00hrs until after midnight. Route: Marriotts Way – Whitwell Station round The Themelthorpe Loop anticlockwise back to Whitwell Station. Approximately 7 miles. The Schedule: Gathering of the walkers and volunteers …

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Extra Santa Date added on 22nd December

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Due to a high demand for Santa this year, and for guests that have not already booked We have secured an extra day Tuesday 22nd December with train times of 17:00, 18:00 and 19:00 After putting on this extra day which gave us another 96 seats, we only have in total 132 seats available

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Agecroft Restoration Fund breaks through the £1000 barrier

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As at the 31st October the Agecroft fund breaks through the £1000 within two months of starting the appeal The Thursday gang are proceeding at a great pace trying to get the engine back in steam for 2017 Anyone wishing to help and/or wishing to make a donations please contact mike@whitwellstation.com and cheques to be made out to “Agecroft No …

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Over 150 radio stations contacted from Whitwell Station GB2MGN

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We received a report from Bittern DX Group who where part of the Railways on Air weekend on 26th/27th September They set up three radio stations in the signal box, a small station running VHF on 145Mhz for local contacts using a vertical antenna attached to the safety rail, a Raspberry Pi (this is a tiny constructed computer about the size …

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