We thank Bunty and Chris for their hard work last week changing all the floral displays in the station from summer to autumn.
Our plans for Autumn focus on renovating the Howard Steet Garden - recent awards of money from Derbyshire's Greenwatch scheme and the 2012 ACoRP Prize money will be used to buy new plants. We have 2 sessions left in 2013 for the Embankment Garden to get it ready for winter and plant some bulbs! The primulas are flowering yet again!!
We are continuing our efforts to get the railings replaced along Howard Street. They are 101 years old and are in a sorry state. We thank Pete for his unstinting efforts with Network Rail to get this work done.
The two windows to be replaced with historically correct sash ones - this project to be carried out by Northern and funded by the Railway Heritage Trust, is starting to take shape.
The storyboard project to create historical information displays at Glossop, Hadfield and Dinting stations is underway and is ongoing. Joy and Neil recently met to assess progress. HPHVCRP has given £1,000 towards costs.
Plans for the Christmas event at Glossop Station on Sat 7th December will be considered at FOGS' Tues 24th meeting 7.30pm at the station. All are welcome to this meeting.
FOGS' members will be attending Northern's Safety briefings in the next couple of weeks in Manchester and Neil will be going to Llanduno for the 2103 ACoRP awards on 27th September. Although we do not have any entries this year we will, of course be supporting our fellow friends' entries at Whaley Bridge and Bentham.