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Community Rail News | February 2020

Members of the Dwell Time project team display the first edition of their publication, sharing mental health related stories and artwork.
This month, we’re taking a look at mental health and community rail.

  • Read about how Dwell Time on the Penistone Line is raising mental health awareness.
  • Find out how Poppleton Communty Railway Nursery provides a safe haven for mental wellbeing.
  • Read about the important work in alleviating isololation by Huddersfield charity, Platform 1.
  • Find out about Time to Talk day (6 Feb), and download resouces for your projects (external site).

Upcoming theme months: equality and diversity, sustainable tourism

Welcome to the February edition of Community Rail News. This month we’re taking a look at how over 200 school children contributed to a community rail arts project, celebrating the best kept stations in Cheshire, and much more from the world of community rail.

Got a great community rail story you want to share? We’d love to hear from you. Send your articles to [email protected]. Deadline date for submissions is the 30th of the month. Got friends, family and colleagues who want to subscribe to Community Rail News?  Point them in the direction of our homepage, communityrail.org.uk to sign up.

2-3 March 2020
Community rail conference

DoubleTree by Hilton, Bristol
Our annual conference with the DfT, providing briefings, training and networking on key topics. View programme

13 May 2020
Community Rail in the City

Various city station locations
Our annual event where community rail partnerships get together in major stations for the day to highlight their work and reasons to travel along their lines.
Find out more

30 June 2020
ACoRP Summer seminar – South

Quaker Friends Meeting House, Oxford

7 July 2020
ACoRP Summer seminar – North

The Bar Convent, York
Our popular seminars for community rail partnerships and stakeholders. Further details to follow soon.

1 October 2020
Community Rail Awards

Guildhall, Southampton
Our annual celebration of all the fantastic projects that have taken place over the past year.

Take a look at our events diary on the web

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