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Sad News: Stolen Machine

I wonder if I could ask a favour of fellow club members. On Friday or Saturday 12th/13th February, I had my 2 wheel pedestrian finger bar hedge cutter stolen from my shed in Betchworth Surrey. It’s Apple green and orange in colour, the metal wheels (orange) are about 3 ft in […]

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Winter Meeting: 18th February

David Porter who lives in the cottage immediately above the Clayton railway tunnel gave an amusing and interesting talk on  its history, previous owners (and spooky things) to a full Faygate hall.  David, who  leases the cottage from network rail who own the grade 2 listed building, has researched its […]

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Winter Meeting: January 21st

We were fortunate to have one of our club  members, David Ralph along to give an illustrated talk on the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run. David has been involved with stationary engines on and off for many years but is probably best known for his veteran and vintage cars. […]

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SEAMS New Year Gas Up: Faygate Hall

The SEAMS New Year gas up this year was held at Faygate village hall whereas in previous years we have been fortunate to hold this at Hurst Farm. It was held on Sunday the 3rd January and as so often, the British weather was unpredictable. We had rain and wind […]

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Pump Recovery at Sedgwick Park November 2015

Below, after dismantling in November 2015,  pictured left to right  Mark Tewksbury, Dave Carpenter, Robin Nugent (owner) Richard Amos and Ian Sampson I guess most of you have the odd project or two on the go over the winter period. For a few of us in Horsham, it was a […]

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Open Evening at High Beeches 13th August 2015

by Richard Amos Having completed the work to restore the Hayward Tyler engine, we thought an open evening for club members was a good idea before the evenings drew in too much. The evening of 13th August, only a couple of weeks away, was chosen and things set in motion. […]

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10th Foxleigh Barn Social Event 8/9th August 2015

by the SEAMS Edior and Pete and Lin Vandendyck This event just goes from success to success. Having previously been under a club banner and following the demise of the Northchapel Steam Show, Pete and Lin felt they would like to take on organising the event themselves and make it […]

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Bluebell Classic Vehicle Show 8/9th August 2015

by Ian Sampson Once again we showed stationary engine on the platform. On Saturday we had 9 engines on display and one left Saturday night and 3 more came on Sunday. The trains ran every hour and we had at times a good number of public looking at the exhibits. […]

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Ringmer Steam and Country Show 25/6th July 2015

by Ian Sampson I have been going to this show for a number of years and this year we arrived on Friday morning and managed to set up before it started to rain and did it rain! It carried on for most of the day so not much happened, w […]

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Leigh Flower Show and Fete 18th July 2015

by Ian Sampson I have not been to this show before as it has always clashed with other shows, so after making a couple of phone calls I was in. I arrived on site to find that most of the other members had arrived. The area for the engines was […]

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