Posts Tagged ‘Auction’

Second Successful AGM!

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

On Saturday May 10th the Society held its second annual general meeting at the Parish Hall in Ashover.

The turn out was excellent again and the meeting started punctually, with reports given by the Membership Secretary, Treasurer, Publicity Officer and Secretary. Committee member David Hopkinson and society President Bob Gratton also spoke to the floor, David about his passion for the society and its ambitions, and Bob to thank the committee for its hard work. Chairman Gary Boyd-Hope then went on to give a presentation about the society’s present position and future aims.

The AGM Auction 2008

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Those members that attended last year’s AGM will know that at the end of the business proceedings we held an auction of ALR related items (books and tickets etc.) to raise funds for the Society. This made almost £300 and has enabled us to progress with our railway revival scheme. Therefore with our 2008 AGM set to take place on May 10, we have gathered another selection of items that might be of interest. (more…)

Headboard for Sale on eBay

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

The ALRS has been donated a headboard to sell and the funds raised to go towards the Where the Rainbow Cafe Appeal. The item is a ‘Mirror Group Newspapers Special’ headboard used on a mainline steam excursion on 31 August 1987. Locomotive LNER A3 4472 ‘Flying Scotsman’ carried it on the route Settle and Carlisle from Manchester.

AGM Auction

Thursday, May 17th, 2007

Further to the notice regarding the AGM auction, the items - and prices sold for - can now be announced.

Tickets Please!

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

A previous posting on this website has already provided details of the Society’s forthcoming AGM and auction, but we’ve got so much more to add.