BBC Essex Quest Comes to South Woodham Station

On Sunday 19th May BBC Essex Quest came to South Woodham Ferrers. The radio show which has presenters Liana Bridges and Barry Lewis with the help of listeners solving four cryptic clues to places in Essex. They are in a BBC Essex van and the clues are within a fifteen mile radius.

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The Mayflower Ship comes to Community Rail in the City

Community Rail in the city Wednesday the 15th May 2019

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Supporting the Acorn Witchfinders Trail 5K & 10K run/walk

ESSCRP continue working in partnership with Acorn Village by supporting their annual Witchfinders Trail which took place on Sunday the 14th April 2019.

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Free Fun Days at Clacton

Free Fun day at Clacton

Sunday the 26th May 2019 10.30am to 5pm at Clacton West Greenward, Marine Parade West, Clacton on Sea.

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Tea Party at Wrabness Station

A fabulous afternoon at Wrabness Station

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Explore Essex by Train

Pick up or down load our Explore Essex by Train leaflet with 25 attractions you can reach by our branch line

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Revamp of Rochford Station waiting room

Lynda painting the waiting room at Rochford Station

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Words between the Lines

On Tuesday the 26th March the Harwich Community School joined us at Harwich Town Station to travel on the train to Manningtree for Writing between the Lines event

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Hockley Station from Drab to Fab

Hockley Station has gone through a total transformation since the gardening group from Hockley & Hawkwell U3A adopted the station

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Launch of History Board at South Woodhams Ferrers

After fifteen months of planning South Woodham Ferrers now has a new heritage history board depicting the history of the Crouch Valley Line with special reference to South Woodham Ferrers. This has been a community project with support from South Woodham Ferrers Town Council, The Village Group, The station adopters, local primary schools and led by Essex & South Suffolk Community Rail

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Flitch Way Ramble August 31st 2019

Flitch Way Ramble on Saturday August 31st

The sun shone, the walkers enjoyed the gentle ramble along the beautiful Flitch Way. We were entertained en route by a specially designed photo quiz to highlight specific sights to be found along the path between Braintree and Rayne. Once at Rayne we had the opportunity to visit the lovely café for tea and cake, eaten during a very interesting talk about the history of the railway line and how the railway carriage museum there came about. (It was delivered on the back of a low loader, that must have been quite a sight!). An excellent example to highlight the attractions combining rail travel and walking for leisure.