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  1. Gloria Aldridge

    Gloria Aldridge Full Member

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    Hi,
    We are attending Padstow Show on Thursday 4th July 2019 until Sunday 7th July 2019. If there is anyone down this way on holiday and are members of the 16mm Garden Railway Association and would like to help us with our display in the model tent please get in touch.
    Regards,
    Gloria.
     
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    Gloria Aldridge Full Member

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    Hi everyone,
    Another request is there anyone on platform1 mrc that would like to help with a 7.25 railway please for events in Cornwall. If so please get in touch as staff would be required to help to lay the track and General duties.
    Regards,
    Gloria.
     
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    York Paul Staff Member Moderator

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    It is a heck of a way from up here in Yorkshire and i'm not certain how many members live your way either, I do wish you well with the project and hope someone can go lend a hand.:thumbup::tophat:
     
  4. Gloria Aldridge

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    Hi York Paul,
    Thank you for your reply yes I quite agree we are so far away down here from anything. We do travel to Doncaster in May when Rounhose Engineering have their open day. We have got to know the staff who works there which is lovely. I will just to have to keep trying as this is a different project to the one previously mentioned as this is for steam fairs and shows.
    Regards,
    Gloria.
     
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    gormo Staff Member Administrator

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    Best of luck Gloria,
    :cheers::tophat:Gormo
     
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    jakesdad13 Staff Member Moderator

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    Hi Gloria, as York Paul says it is a long way down to you to be of any help. However, do you use Facebook? if so you may find some help on there if you join some of the modelling/model engineering pages. They tend to have a much wider audience. There are one or two steam rally pages too that may be able to help you out.

    Regards, Pete.
     
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    Hi Pete,
    Thank you ever so much Cornwall seems the hardest place to start a new venture the council doesn't seem interested like they do in other parts of the UK . Yes I have asked on Facebook no replies.I think this is go it alone venture as I have been asked to bring it to steam rallies it's an electric loco I have at the moment. Hopefully meet you at the show in April.
    Regards,
    Gloria.
     
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    Thank you Gormo.
     
  9. York Paul

    York Paul Staff Member Moderator

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    If you are happy to use Facebook Gloria then we will add you in as friends and this will give your projects a wider audience as well, there are many forums as Pete says who would be very interested in what you do and would pass the word so to speak. Pete adds me in to some of his groups as I do likewise and this is a good way to promote and discover what is happening in the hobby.:thumbup:
     
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    Gloria Aldridge Full Member

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    Good afternoon York Paul,
    Thank you ever so much as that would be great if you could. The more publicity the better I think . I have enquired on Facebook if anyone has bit of land that they are not using and would they like a miniature railway on it but have had no replies.
    Regards,
    Gloria.
     
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