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by madhattie
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chickens at Montpelier
Replies: 0
Views: 980

Chickens at Montpelier

Making the news this week are chickens legging it over the wall separating Montpelier Station with the neighbouring allotments. Having kept chickens myself for the last seven years I'm amazed a local fox hasn't grabbed them. A fox got one of mine while I was stood nearby in my back garden! They're f...
by madhattie
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: News
Topic: The Chocolate Path and Harbour Railway
Replies: 3
Views: 913

The Chocolate Path and Harbour Railway

More of the bank of the river Avon has collapsed taking a large section of the Chocolate Path with it, and leaving the track of the Harbour Railway suspended in mid air. Looks like it will be closed for some foreseeable time.

Bristol Post for pics.
by madhattie
Thu Dec 19, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New use for the WC&PR
Replies: 1
Views: 828

New use for the WC&PR

Work is to begin on creating a path and recreating Wick St Lawrence halt on the route between Clevedon and Weston.

Bristol Post website story.
by madhattie
Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coal import terminal at Royal Portbury Dock
Replies: 3
Views: 1116

Coal import terminal at Royal Portbury Dock

Seems the coal yards in Portbury are going to be a site for the manufacture of plasterboard.

https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bris ... nt-3507662

I wonder if the tunnel under the Avon will ever be used in some way?
by madhattie
Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bristol Area Signal Boxes
Replies: 10
Views: 3061

Re: Bristol Area Signal Boxes

There are pictures of Westerleigh North Here :)
by madhattie
Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Website Issues and Messages
Topic: New Forum
Replies: 9
Views: 2830

Re: New Forum

Cheers, I think it will take quite a while before it's of much use, but at least there's something working again.
by madhattie
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Website Issues and Messages
Topic: New Forum
Replies: 9
Views: 2830

New Forum

After many, many hours of trying I (and a few others who have tried) have given up on trying to restore the old forum. It seems that either the database is corrupt or simply will not work with the current configuration of php and mysql that my hosting company are using. I really have tried until I a...