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    West Sussex/Hampshire Border
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    00, 0, H0 Standard & NG
    L&SWR,Southern Railway ; BR(s)
    Continental (German & French)
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  1. MILLAND VALLEY RAILWAY MODELLERS- an afternoon special interest group of Liphook U3A and Midhurst U3A With effect from the March meeting we moved from Redford Village Hall to a private address in Milland. We also changed meeting slot to the 2nd Wednesday of each month with no breaks in July, August or December. All meetings are currently suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak. Members will receive regular updates of progress on the East Hants Link layout and other projects via e-mail and via the group pages on www.millandvalleyrailway.co.uk and on various Facebook Pages- East Han
  2. The groups name was changed in 2019 to the Milland Valley Railway Modellers but it is still an afternoon special interest group of Liphook U3A and Midhurst U3A on the West Sussex/Hampshire border The first two meetings of 2020 will be at Redford Village Hall GU29 0QF on the third Wednesday of January and February fom 14.00hrs to 17.00hrs From March the frequency, dates and location of meetings changes. Frequency changes from 9 to 12 meetings a calendar year. Dates change to 2nd Wednesday afternoon of each month from 14.00hrs to 17.00hrs Location moves to a private address in Mi
  3. The group is now known as the MILLAND VALLEY RAILWAY MODELLERS but is still an afternoon special interest group of Liphook U3A and Midhurst U3A and for the past year has met at Redford Village Hall GU29 0QF for nine meetings a calendar year. From March 2020 we shall meet 12 times a year on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at a private address in Milland

  4. MILLAND VALLEY RAILWAY MODELLERS-an afternoon special interest group of Liphook U3A and Midhurst U3A (formerly Building a Model Railway Group)- based in the border country of West Sussex, Hampshire and Surrey www.millandvalleyrailway.co.uk Facebook- Milland Valley Railway Modellers We are now in our Christmas close down. Our next regular meeting is Wednesday 16th January 2019 commencing at 14.00hrs at Redford Village Hall, Linch Road, Redford GU29 0QF. This is the last of our two hour sessions as we go to 3 hours from the February meeting- this is to give us more modelling ti
  5. MILLAND VALLEY RAILWAY MODELLERS-an afternoon special interest group of Liphook U3A and Midhurst U3A (formerly Building a Model Railway Group)- based in the border country of West Sussex, Hampshire and Surrey www.millandvalleyrailway.co.uk Facebook- Milland Valley Railway Modellers We had a great day yesterday (Sunday 21st ) at the Liphook & District MRC Open Day in Milland, West Sussex There was some fine club/members layouts plus our little effort East Hants Link in a very incomplete form (we did some plaster bandage scenic modelling) plus some examples of fine tree mod
  6. MILLAND VALLEY RAILWAY MODELLERS-an afternoon special interest group of Liphook U3A and Midhurst U3A (formerly Building a Model Railway Group)- based in the border country of West Sussex, Hampshire and Surrey Follow progress on our layout- East Hants Link from Wednesday 17th until Saturday 20th October on www.millandvalleyrailway.co.uk and on our Facebook Pages Milland Valley Railway Modellers and East Hants Link. Then see the layout "in the flesh" at the 9th Annual Open Day of Liphook & District MRC- Model Trains in the Valley at the Milland Valley Memorial Hall, Iping Ro
  7. MILLAND VALLEY RAILWAY MODELLERS-an afternoon special interest group of Liphook U3A and Midhurst U3A formerly Building a Model Railway Group- based in the border country of West Sussex, Hampshire and Surrey We are looking to increase our membership a little (currently 6). You need to be a member of one of the following U3A's- Liphook, Midhurst, Haslemere, Petersfield or Woolmer Forest. By definition this means you are retired- ladies or gentlemen, who are either new to the model railway hobby or are returning to it after a gap or have a grandchild who needs you to build their first layou
  8. MILLAND VALLEY RAILWAY MODELLERS- an afternoon special interest group of Liphook U3A and Midhurst U3A After our summer break our meetings resume on Wednesday 19th September at 14.00 hrs at Redford Village Hall, Linch Road, Redford, MIDHURST GU29 0QF All our attention will be committed to our N scale modern image tram layout- East Hants Link which is due to appear at Liphook & District Model Railway Club's 9th Annual Open Day on Sunday 21st October at the nearby Milland Valley Memorial Hall. Our October 17th Meeting will be open to members of the public as a preview to the L&DMRC
  9. Thanks for sharing pictures of your layouts and exhibition modules and your enthusiasm for British style modelling
  10. MILLAND VALLEY RAILWAY MODELLERS- an afternoon special interest group of Liphook & Midhurst U3A's on the Hampshire/West Sussex border ALL CHANGE! NEW MEETING VENUE- From the May (16th) meeting our new meeting venue will be Redford Village Hall, Redford, MIDHURST GU29 0QF CHANGED MEETING DATES- Now THIRD WEDNESDAY IN EACH MONTH- No meetings in July August or December REVISED HOURS- Meetings revert to 14.00 to 16.00 hrs The venue is just finishing a extensive refurbishment to the interior and exterior of its 1950's hall and we are pleased to be one of the early new users of it. Grou
  11. MILLAND VALLEY RAILWAY MODELLERS A government edict to increase nursery school hours to 30 hours per week has wiped out our afternoon bookings at our local village hall. The Nursery school now goes on from 08-30 to 15.30 Monday to Thursday which means that our meetings would end at 18.30 -too late for most of our members. We are now urgently sourcing another hall which doesn't host a Nursery School. More news soon!
  12. MILLAND VALLEY RAILWAY MODELLERS- An afternoon special interest group of Liphook and Midhurst U3A's ​From April 2018 we meet for 3 hours (13.30 to 16.30 hrs) on the first Wednesday of each month (No meetings in July and August) at the Milland Valley Memorial Hall Committee Room, Iping Road, Milland, Liphook GU30 7NA We are a small friendly group of 5 members who would like to grow a little. For details see www.millandvalleyrailway.co.uk ; the Liphook U3A or the Midhurst U3A websites or write to [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you
  13. MILLAND VALLEY RAILWAY MODELLERS -An afternoon special interest group of Liphook and Midhurst U3A's (Formerly known as Building A Model Railway Group 2017) We have changed our group name and on Wednesday 7th March we will be trialling a three hour session starting at 1.30 pm and the sharing of the venue with a local non-U3A Family History Research Group. We have sole use of the Committee Room at the Milland Valley Memorial Hall whilst the other group use the Main Hall. We will share toilet and Kitchen facilities If this trial is successful we will change from holding our meetings from
  14. Liphook U3A & Midhurst U3A BUILDING A MODEL RAILWAY GROUP We have been joined by a new member from Midhurst U3A and as a result we are now a joint group between Liphook & Midhurst U3A's with details on both websites. The proposals to extend hours per session and change of 3rd Wednesday to 1st Wednesday are awaiting agreement of the MVMH trustees We have also approached a local model railway club to see if we can be affiliated to them for joint activities The possibility to change our group name awaits the outcome of these various proposals Our next meeting is Wednesday 21st Februa
  15. LIPHOOK U3A BUILDING A MODEL RAILWAY GROUP- Latest News We have agreed to move towards an afternoon model railway club format, increase the number of meetings per year to 10 and the length of each meeting from 2 to 3 hours Our layout East Hants Link will be exhibited at the Liphook U3A Open Day in March We are recruiting to increase our membership through other local U3A's Happy Modelling!
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