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More disappointing rail news for the District

Reference: 
085/15
Date: 
Mon, 11/30/2015

East Cambridgeshire District Council is to write to Network Rail expressing its disappointment that further work in the district is being put on hold.

The District Council and Cambridgeshire County Council had been pushing for much needed improvement to the rail network which would help freight and the local economy.

Last week’s announcement from Network Rail’s new chairman, Sir Peter Hendy that following his review of the enhancement and investment programme in railway control period 5 (2014-19), plans to upgrade the Ely North Junction have been delayed.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:More disappointing rail news for the District

The Stained Glass Museum Autumn Lecture: Charles Eamer Kempe and his Circle – 8th October 2015

Date:  Thursday, 8 October 2015 – 7:00pm The Stained Glass Museum Autumn Lecture: Charles Eamer Kempe and his Circle This lecture will focus on three aspects of the career of the stained glass designer Charles Eamer Kempe: the establishment of his Studio and his early collaboration with Frederick Leach; his friendship and professional association with George Frederick Bodley; his legacy and the patronage of the Royal Family. Cost:  £7.50, £6.50 (Friends of Stained Glass Museum) Contact:  Steven Jugg Telephone:  01353 660347 Email:  shop@stainedglassmuseum.com Website:  The Stained Glass Museum Location Cathedral Centre Palace Green Ely CB7 4EW United Kingdom See map: Google Maps read more

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The Stained Glass Museum Autumn Lecture: Frank Brangwyn’s Stained Glass – 29th September 2015

Date:  Tuesday, 29 September 2015 – 7:00pm The Stained Glass Museum Autumn Lecture: Frank Brangwyn's Stained Glass Frank Brangwyn was a muralist, oil painter, watercolourist, etcher,lithographer, and designer of interiors, furniture, carpets, ceramics and stained glass. At the turn of the twentieth century Brangwyn's wwork was revered by the European cognoscenti. He worked for Bing and Tiffany and produced murals for four North American public buildings. Cost:  £7.50,  £6.50 (Friends of the Stained Glass Museum) Contact:  Steven Jugg Telephone:  01353 660347 Email:  shop@stainedglassmuseum.com Website:  The Stained Glass Museum Location Cathedral Centre Palace Green e CB7 4EW United Kingdom See map: Google Maps read more

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