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Swanage

Over the weekend, Kim and I were in Weymouth. We had the opportunity to travel on the Swanage steam railway (more of which later) and had a wander down to the front. Swanage is lovely and we will have to go and visit again especially as they have a Teddy Bear shop which unfortunately was closed on the day of our visit. Here are some pictures looking out from the seafront.

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Warnock makes peace with Puncheon to seal second coming

Up the Palace

Inside Croydon

RAY RYAN talks with the Palace manager after an encouraging start to his return to Selhurst Park

Neil Warnock reckons Crystal Palace have come a long way since he took over at the start of the season.

Putting his finger on it: Neil Warnock's enjoyed a good start to his return to Selhurst Park Putting his finger on it: Neil Warnock’s enjoyed a good start to his return to Selhurst Park

Palace’s new boss celebrated his first month in charge at Selhurst Park yesterday with a 2-0 win over Leicester to land his second consecutive win in the Premier League and give the club its highest league position since 1997.

Palace are eighth in the table as Warnock’s remoulding of the squad continues after taking over from Tony Pulis following his shock walkout on the eve of the season.

Warnock is refusing to get carried away by the job he is doing back in his second spell at the south London club. “We keep our feet on…

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3mm Society, 7mm, Railway

Croydon Model railway Society Exhibition 2014

The exhibition will be held on Saturday & Sunday 4th/5th October 2014 at Warlingham School, Tithepit Shaw Lane, Warlingham CR6 9YB.
Please note – this is a NEW VENUE.
Saturday 10am to 5pm – Sunday 10am to 4pm
Adult £5.00 Child £2.00 Senior Citizen £4.00
Modelling demonstrations – Refreshments – Free parking – Disabled access.

Layouts include

Batcombe 00 Branch Terminus
Bodgit & Much Pottering 7mm Narrow Gauge Steam
Castle Wharf Kendal 009 Freelance
Croydon Tramlink 00 Trams Return to Croydon
Dad’s Dublo 00 Hornby Dublo – Nostalgia
Dulwich Vale 00 Circular Layout – Early Diesel
Eatonswill 0 Gauge – Steam & Diesel
Elmgate & Thatcham 009 Fictional Sussex 1960’s
Lindhurst TT Scale 3mm
Little Pressingdon N Gauge
Llawryglyn EM Cambrian
South Lake N Gauge – American/Canadian Border
Trevelyan N Gauge – North Cornwall 1960’s
Waddon 00 Original Station
West Croydon 00 Historic Trams
Ypres, Fishook & Menin Sn Gauge – France 1st World War
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Traders include

Ace Products
Brian’s Trains
Finishing Touches
Geoff Gamble Books
3mm Scale Model Railways