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2017 AGM Minutes published

March 18, 2017

Please click to download the minutes from FOWS AGM 2017 Minutes

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FoWS Annual General Meeting this week

March 12, 2017
This Wednesday evening (15th March)  FoWS hold our AGM for 2017, and you can find the agenda attached here
The meeting starts at 7.30pm and please note we are meeting in the Walkden Gateway Centre rather than our usual venue (the Legion Club).
Our guest speaker is Vicky Cropper who joined northern last year as Community and Sustainability Manager for the Central Region, and Vicky will be telling us about northern’s achievements and plans in the community rail arena.
The meeting is open to all members of the public with an interest in the on-going development of Walkden station.
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Meeting agenda

October 3, 2016

We have an exciting agenda for our meeting on Wednesday including a presentation on the new RHS garden and updates on various developments … it starts 7.30pm in the Walkden Legion Club on Wilfred Road and open to anyone interested in the future of the station

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Next FoWS meeting – 20th July

July 11, 2016

The next meeting of FoWS will be held next Wednesday 20th July starting at 7.30pm in Walkden Legion Club, on Wilfred Road, a few minutes walk from the station.

Come along to hear all the latest news and updates on …

  • plans for a station car park
  • an art project for the station
  • Northern’s community rail plans
  • and much more

We hold meetings every 2 months, and we welcome anyone with an interest in the station or our work.

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AGM on Tuesday

May 6, 2016

A reminder that our AGM takes place this Tuesday at 7.30pm in the Legion Club on Wilfred Road.

We’re delighted to welcome special guests from Northern, Transport for Greater Manchester, Salford’s Neighbourhood team, and Worsley Civic Trust and there will be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions.

Our FOWS AGM 2016 Agenda. Why not come along to find out more and help us improve our station !

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AGM Agenda published

April 19, 2016

The agenda for our forthcoming AGM on 10th May is now available for download.

We’re delighted to welcome special guests from Northern, Transport for Greater Manchester, Salford’s Neighbourhood team, and Worsley Civic Trust. There will be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions.

In addition to learning about Arriva Rail North’s plans for improving the trains and services, we are also pleased to welcome the artist Mark Mennell who has recently worked with Friends of Patricroft Station to install some beautiful panels illustrating the area’s local history. Mark will help us come up with ideas for bringing some tailor-made art to Walkden station too.

All our meetings including the AGM are open to the public, and we welcome everyone with an interest in helping us improve the station.

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Arriva Rail North to speak at FoWS AGM

April 5, 2016

We are delighted to announce that Karen Booth, Director of Communities and Sustainability and Prof. Paul Salveson, Community Rail Group Advisor, will be our Guests of Honour at this year’s AGM. Karen will give an update on Arriva’s plans for trains and services in our area.

The AGM will be held in the Walkden Legion Club on Tuesday May 10th at 7.30pm, and is open to the public as well as FoWS members.

If you are a Walkden station user or just interested in the development of the station, why not come along and find out more about the exciting improvements ahead !