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We have booked a stall in the Coalville indoor market on Saturday 26th September. In the absence of events due to Covid this is one way of meeting people to gather support for our campaign. It will also provide an opportunity to sell the CRIL calendar which will give our campaigns a much needed boost.

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We are pleased to announce that the first CRIL calendar has been produced and that we are ready to receive orders. A limited amount has been printed and are available on a “first come, first served” basis. The cost of the calendar is £8.50 + £1.40 postage = £9.90. Please send your orders by email providing your full address and

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I joined the CRIL group right at the very beginning when we had very little interest; how quickly this altered! My role is administrator and minute taker. I am a non-driver so better local access to public transport is always an important consideration to me. Having lived along the line for some years, I have

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The CRIL display has received a much needed revamp and is now ready to roll. The process during the Covid-19 lockdown has at times been frustrating, however, our thanks go to Jake at Design4innovation for his perseverance and for doing such a splendid job.We hope that it will see some action before the year is

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We are delighted to announce that we have been one of ten campaigns selected from a field of sixty entrants to receive central Government support for the “Restoring your Railways” fund. In a letter copied to our Chair, Geoff Bushell, Chris Heaton-Harris MP, Minister of State for Transport confirmed that a panel including the Minister

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The following actions have been taken by Network Rail concerning the Leicester to Burton line: The traffic crossings (TC’s) at Coalville, Bardon and Desford are being completely renewed. The notable omission from this work is the crossing at Swannington. The TC’s at Coalville and Bardon are manually controlled and the TC at Desford is controlled

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