North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR)

North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR)

NYMR – Introduction. The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is one of the UKs most popular historic railways. For this reason, hundreds of thousands of passengers travel on the railway every year. Steam and vintage diesel trains haul passengers across 18 miles of the North Yorkshire Moors. The railway runs from Pickering through Levisham, Newton Dale and Goathland to Grosmont. Trains then run on Network Rail track for a further 6 miles through to Whitby….

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Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 29th Sept. 2018

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 29th Sept. 2018

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets are an English psychedelic rock band. They were formed in 2018 by drummer Nick Mason and Blockheads guitarist Lee Harris to perform music from the early Pink Floyd catalogue. In an interview with Uncut Magazine, Nick Mason said he wanted to “capture the spirit of the era”. As well as Nick Mason and Lee Harris, the band includes Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet, Pink Floyd touring musician, Guy Pratt and…

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Exploring the Philippines – Puerto Galera

Exploring the Philippines – Puerto Galera

Puerto Galera – Port of the Galleons Puerto Galera on the island of Mindoro is only a few hours travel from Manila by land and sea transport. It has beautiful beaches, good access to the interior and some of the best diving sites in the Philippines. All this makes it a popular travel destination. Puerto Galera refers to the town of Puerto Galera and the resort areas surrounding it – namely Sabang, 5km to the…

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Rudston Monolith

Rudston Monolith

Above image thanks to Mum’s taxi, WikiMedia Commons Rudston Monolith Britain’s tallest, prehistoric standing stone is in the All Saints churchyard in Rudston, East Yorkshire. Standing about 8 metres high, it is nearly 2 metres wide and estimated to weigh about 40 tonnes. This giant block of grey sandstone or gritstone was thought to have been quarried at Cayton Bay (the nearest source of this type of stone) and then brought the 10 Miles to…

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Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media

Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media

Are you using social networking? Here are a few reminders. Most important of all think before you post and remember there is no such thing as a “private” social network. Search engines could be listing your posts for many years to come. Social Networking for Businesses – Do’s Do – post regularly, an empty page will not generate any interest. Do – keep what you say relevant and interesting. Do – complete the profile page…

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