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Appleby Quiz No.1

Posted 22nd May 2016 by R I Campbell

I ran a "Where is it?" Quiz last November. It proved quite challenging so I thought I'd run it again in the website, on an occasional basis. Every picture is of Appleby, and most are taken from the public road. So where and what is this?: Answer accompanies No.2!…

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All Change: Our New Committee

Posted 11th April 2016 by Maggie Clowes

21st March saw the formation of our new Committee. URGENT: still needed SECRETARY. THIS IS THE WHOLE DOCUMENT: …

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Thank You Kath

Posted 19th February 2016 by Maggie Clowes

Loan of scrapbooks Lucky thirteen! - the number of scrapbooks kept by Kath Smith over the years which she has lent to the Society. We knew her as a long time stalwart supporter of the Carlisle-Settle line, to be found at the station every Friday ready to welcome visitors. We didn’t know that she had been keeping scrapbooks of newspaper items about the area with naturally an emphasis on local railways. Being able to copy items which fill gaps in our records was not a chance to be missed and we are very grateful to Kath for this unexpected …

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Protest at Slash in Archive Services

Posted 5th February 2016 by R Ian Campbell

Here is the text of a letter I have sent at Members' request to The Chie Executive of Cumbria CC, to Councillor Stephenson, to the Chief Archivist and to three newspapers protesting at the severe reduction in the county Archive Service proposed recently: The Appleby-in-Westmorland Society c/o 5 Friary Park Appleby-in-Westmorland Cumbria CA16 6XD 4th February 2016 The Editor Cumberland and Westmorland Herald 14 King Street Penrith CA11 7AH Dear Sir, Reduction in Archive Services The Appleby-in-Westmorland S…

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