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June TVTEC Visit – Didcot Railway Centre

We hope you can join us for what should be a fantastic evening!

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TVTEC 2015 Dinner

The TVTEC 2015 Dinner will be held on Saturday 21stNovember at the Old Mill, Aldermaston, Berks. http://www.theoldmillinn.co.uk/ If you would like to come please contact the Secretary Carole Davis on 07787 550824, alternatively speak to any club comittee member.

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Steam at Thatcham turning on the Christmas Lights

Three engines are off to Thatcham town centre this afternoon to raise a bit of money for charity as part of the turning on the town centre Christmas Lights.           Over ¬£100 was raised for Newbury … Continue reading

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November club meeting

This month we have Danny March showing some of his video’s of various road runs and steam events. Here’s a clip of the recent NTET road run taken by Danny: See you on the 10th from 7.30pm Also a reminder … Continue reading

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Jayne Eyre celebrates 100 years

On 30th October the Hawthorne family celebrated 100 years to the day that Burrell tractor n0. 3626 was sent out of the Burrell works to H. Hickman’s of Princes Risborough Bucks.

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The National Traction Engine Trust 60th Anniversary road run

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Saturday the 26th September was the day that the roads of Bedfordshire were inundated with road steam of all sizes, and what a day it was. Shuttleworth Park, Old Warden twas the chosen start point for the NTET 60th Anniversary … Continue reading

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TVTEC 2014 Dinner announced

The dinner will be held at the Winning Hand, Beenham (on the A4) on¬†Saturday 15th November 2014 – 7 for 7.30 pm. TVTEC members only – If you would like a ticket please contact Carole Davis or any of the … Continue reading

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September Club Meeting

This month, Trevor Smallbone will be showing some more historical pictures of engines. To whet your appetite, here’s a picture of a threshing scene, with John Wilder’s Aveling Traction engine that later became famous in losing the race to Arthur … Continue reading

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link for British council films

Following on from our video show a couple of months ago here is a link to the BritishCouncil heritage film collection. There are many interesting films highlighting life after the second world war, including a some very interesting industrial films … Continue reading

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Engines on the Road

James Bates has produced this nice video of Pete Narraway and Fred Cooper’s last leg of the journey back from the 2013 Great Dorset Steam Fair. This leg was from Crofton to Thatcham and was joined by the Marshall “Old … Continue reading

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