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Lost magic and bolshie traits

Thanks very much to the lovely Kate Bentham for her great summary of the week 7 posts – I always enjoy reading her summaries (and think they’re better than mine). Amongst the excellent posts for week 8, two caught my eye immediately.

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Drawing, Drones, Deliveries and Decisions

Hello all, it’s Kate Bentham here looking after Weekly Blog Club for week 16, I hope you’re all well and looking forward to finding out about the amazing 15 blogs we’ve had submitted this week. Big thanks to all our

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South West Trains and Engineering work.

Football supporter Peter Olding has been inconvenienced when travelling to home games because of months of Network Rail engineering works, causing him to catch the replacement bus service to see his beloved AFC Bournemouth play. South West Trains posted a tweet recently

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Ouseburn viaduct scaffolding

This post is of a photograph from 2012 of a 19th century viaduct that carries the East Coast Mainline across the Ouseburn Valley in Newcastle upon Tyne whilst major conservation work was underway. Ouseburn viaduct scaffolding by Janet E Davis.

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Travelling in your own back yard (and getting a social buzz for your event)

Ross Wigham writes about the Our Places, Our People weekend which gives Northumberland residents access some to the county’s best tourist attractions for free or discounted prices. He shares the very interesting breakdown of how many people used which type of

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The Christmas Edition

Happy Christmas! Week 51 turned out to be a busy blogging week – 24 posts (I think that is the 2nd highest number that we have had so far). If you had told me that we would have so many

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A bad “Meet the Managers” event at Birmingham New Street today (with tweets)

Ben Whitehouse happened to attend a ‘Meet the Managers’ event held by London Midland, after he had appeared on television in the West Midlands to talk about his experiences of using the trains, and he Storified what happened. MD of

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