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RMA Newsletter April/May 2018

The latest issue of the Retired Members Newsletter is about to be published with details of the forthcoming lunch tlaks and a trip to Swansea in May.  Postal copies should be received early next week.

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BIATS AGM – and future of section

Thursday 22th February 2018 BIATS AGM (Barnwood Industrial Archaeology and Transport Society)  At 2.30pm in the S&SC Pavilion   The future of BIATS is in your hands Our Secretary & Acting Chairman can no longer continue. Decisions on how we

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BIATS AGM – Mon 11th Dec – Review of the future of the Society

BIATS – Industrial Archaeology The BIATS AGM will be held on Monday 11th December at 2.30pm in the Barnwood S&SC Pavilion. Read more about the decisions faced by the Society regarding their future on their Section page and get in

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BIATS Outing – Canal Walk – Wed 2nd Aug 2017

BIATS Wednesbury Old Canal Walk – Wednesday 2nd August 2017 Our traditional Midlands canal walk will again be led by our former Chairperson & Secretary John Foley. This time we will be walking mainly on tow-paths, good tracks and pavements

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BIATS Trip – Dean Forest Railway – 19th July

Join BIATS on their outing to the Dean Forest Railway on Wednesday 19th July.  Enjoy a couple of train rides, a look round the museum at Norchard and a short walk at Parkend, along with a pub lunch at Whitecroft

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BIATS Walk – Forest of Dean – Sun 30th April

The Barnwood Industrial & Transport Society (BIATS) begins their spring programme with a walk in the Forest of Dean looking at some of the old mining sites and railway routes in the Howbeach, Moseley Green and New Fancy areas. This

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RMA Newsletter April-May 2017

The Retired Members Association Newsletter for April & May 2017 has just been published and sent to members.  Unfortunately there was an issue during printing which means that some of the pages are missing.  The newsletter can be downloaded and

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BIATS Walk – Thu 25th Aug – Wolverhampton Canals

Barnwood Industrial Archaeology & Transport Society There is a BIATS trip to the Wolverhampton and Brimingham Canals on Thursday 25ths August 2016.  A guided walk lead by John Foley to look at Railway interchange wharves, water supply and associated features

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RMA Lunch Talk – Yellowstone National Park – Tue 13th June

The next lunch meeting will be Tuesday 14th June and features a talk by Philip Mugridge on “The Yellowstone National Park”. Philip Mugridge is a renowned wildlife photographer from the Forest of Dean and he will be talking about his

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BIATS Walk – Sun 15th May – Gloucester Railway & Tramroad

A walk covering development of separate railway stations as a result of competition between the Great Western Railway and Midland Railway.  Also follows part of the route of the Gloucester-Cheltenham Tramroad, which gave Cheltenham a vital trade route to and

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