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July 13, 2019

A great day was had by all at our 1940s event at the Station.
The weather was kind to us and the Community gave us their full support by coming along and joining in the fun !
Many people stayed all day just to listen to the fantastic singers/entertainers, Paul Harper,...

June 20, 2019

Are you looking for something to do with the kids this Easter Saturday? At the new and beautiful  Station Park we are having an Easter chick hunt. To join in the fun we ask you to meet at the top of the park by the Hobbit house at 1pm. There is a small gift for those w...

December 8, 2018

A great day was enjoyed by all at our Annual Christmas Market . Despite the lack of a train to bring Santa (due to a train strike ) and the torrential rain at times, everyone enjoyed the festive atmosphere and the lovely stalls !


Hot food along with mulled wine and min...

November 21, 2018

The Founder of the Commonwealth Graves Commission The story of the man without whom many people would never have traced their loved ones lost in two world wars. His name is unrecognisable to most but should be remembered a hundred years on.

August 4, 2018

 Irlam station featured as one item in a series of presentations on Community Matters, part of the BBC's salute to  community endeavour. Neil was interviewed and gave a stirring call for people to get organised. Above are some screen grabs from the programme. It really...

July 14, 2018

 Our Station in Wartime - 14th July

Our July event took place on a blisteringly hot Saturday.

Needless to say, the ice cream cart and bars did a roaring trade, but there were lots of other food and drink options, too - both hot and cold - to tempt our visitors.

The Vintag...

April 7, 2018

Chris McKenzie gave an illustrated talk about a relatively unknown aspect of Britain's involvement in World War Two.

We learned about the evacuation and protection of the 'treasures' in the National Gallery, prior to and during the conflict.

By late August 1939 war was i...

February 21, 2018

ASTRONOMY by Roger Chaproniere

Roger, a keen amateur astronomer and member of FIRST, delivered a most enlightening talk at the Station this evening. We discussed some of the complexities that have to be overcome, whenever a rocket, or satellite is propelled into space A...

January 27, 2018

An enthralling talk by Martin Deane and John Middleberg took us on a cycle ride over 4,000 miles across the USA in aid of Mary’s Meals. Martin described the route across ten states, travelling through the Rockies, enduring mile upon mile across empty landscapes, passin...

December 15, 2017

We've come to the end of the year so a quick overview of the events of 2017 would seem like a good idea.

 Michael Portillo Visit

Back in March we were privileged to have Michael Portillo join us for the announcement of a new, ambitious proposal - the reopening of Cadish...

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