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Shed pounds with ease! (Park at Snaresbrook)

From Monday, 5 January, the price of parking at Snaresbrook and Wanstead station car parks is going up again, to £6 and £5 respectively, rising fro...

Election day – don’t forget to vote! Map_icon

It’s election day. The polling stations are open from 7am until 10pm. However you choose to vote, please don’t forget! Greenwich pollin...

Council verdict on Parkway’s modern makeover

A MULTI-MILLION pound planning application to rejuvenate Port Talbot railway station will be considered by Neath Port Talbot councillors tomorrow. ...

Get the sliding door reopened Map_icon

I’m using the excellent new FixMyTransport to persuade Southeastern to get SouthEastern to re-open the sliding blue door! Who wouldn’t ...

SouthEastern trains enthuse about the wonderful steps Map_icon

Following on from yesterday’s nonsense, there’s another PR inflected piece of tosh here: Network Rail Blackheath Station becomes access...

Anyone care to balance this up a little? Map_icon

From the “just has to be read to be believed” department: Blackheath station becomes more accessible To keep disruption to a minimum an...

Nine months to install a lift… Map_icon

BVRG has a copy of a letter sent out to local residents, explaining that the building of the Sistine Chapel station improvement works will take lon...

ELL Walks – Croydon: Lloyd Park and Surrounds

Croydon isn’t the most obvious choice for a day out amidst splendid greenery, but don’t let it’s unhealthy obsession with  cold, modernist a...

Drugs dog and body scanner used at Preston station

A scheme designed to crackdown on anti-social behaviour led to an arrest at Preston train station. Operation…

Stone police station WILL be closed

Staffordshire Police confirmed today that Stone police station WILL be closed down – but promised that it would only happen when alternative ...

Piggybanks and Edvard Munch Map_icon

The never-much-good branch of Nationwide in Blackheath village is closing. More on 853blog here. And an excellent Scream-inspired painting of Black...

Power station protesters guilty

Power station protesters guilty A group of 20 climate change activists, including two from Kent, two from Southampton and one from Oxford, who plan...

Power station protesters guilty

Power station protesters guilty A group of 20 climate change activists, including one from Manchester, who planned to shut down the UK’s seco...

Power station protesters guilty

Greeting from Newark Nottinghamshire Image by laurencegoffnewarkuk Power station protesters guilty A group of 20 climate change activists, includin...

Ratcliffe Power Station (Guardian version)

A few nice Nottinghamshire images I found: Ratcliffe Power Station (Guardian version) Image by veggiesosage If you got the Guardian yesterday (10/5...

Access for All, eventually… Map_icon

So it begins. If you want go into London from Blackheath station, you’ll have to get onto the wrong platform, then cross over the rickety bri...

Fresh mint coming soon! Map_icon

Dear Selecta, Thanks ever so much for adding your vending machines to Blackheath Station. The machine isn’t filled up yet, but I notice there...

Volunteers help turn Brockley green again

Last Sunday, a friendly planting event took place around Brockley Common, where, with the help of local volunteers the general area around Brockley...

You walk past this every day… Map_icon

…if you take the train. I really like the logo – it looks so solid, and reminds you that people used to know how to manufacture things ...

Public Meeting

There are some plans to hold a public meeting in the next few weeks to discuss ways that we can put pressure on Network Rail to paint the bridge in...

Lift being installed at Blackheath station Map_icon

Blackheath Society reports that Network Rail will (finally – see this post in May 2008!) begin work on installing a lift inside Blackheath St...

Girl collapsed at Blackheath station

Two ambulance-people attending to a girl who had collapsed on the up-ramp from Blackheath station – swarmed by rush-hour passengers. She was ...

Police hope Lichfield commuters can identify couple

Lichfield commuters are being asked to help police track down track down two suspects after a purse was taken at station on the cross-city line. A ...

Policeman joins family in court over drugs charges

By Paul Thornton A POLICE officer has been remanded in prison over claims he breached the Official Secrets Act. It is alleged police constable Dere...

Steaming through Blackheath Station

Chris writes: “Just happened to be waiting for a train the other day at Blackheath station when a steam train came rushing through. It was th...

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