As we go through the winter months and gardening takes backstage there is an opportunity to think about how we can help to improve the station in other ways. We are delighted with the transformation of the Waiting Room on Platform 3 now that the Heritage and Interpretation Posters are in place.
A very happy new year to all our volunteers, sponsors and supporters! I wish health and happiness to all during these trying times. In the tradition of twelfth night the WGC station Christmas decorations have been put away and the tree put outside.. No, not to the kerbside for the wood chipper, but planted inContinue reading “Twelfth Night”
Lynda Cowan looks back at 2020 for the All Aboarders. What a year it has been. Despite the setbacks, gardening continued at the station within the restrictions and with just one lengthy break between March and July so passengers and staff were still able to enjoy our efforts. Our AGM in February was well attended.Continue reading “2020 in Review”
This week the volunteers have re-created their award winning “Tree on Platform 3” in the newly revamped waiting room – on Platform 3! Last year the team entered a tree into the annual St Francis Church Christmas Tree Festival and came out top in the public vote. It was decorated with an eco-friendly theme includingContinue reading “The Tree on Platform 3”
All Aboarders gardening volunteers had their last regular gardening session last week. Now we are taking a break for a couple of months. But we are still busy! You can see us at the St Francis Church Chistmas Tree Festival on the afternoons of Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 December with our eco-themed entry “TheContinue reading “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”
Following closely on success in Anglia in Bloom, All Aboarders are now the proud holders of a Silver Certificate of Excellence from Community Rail. At a Gala Dinner on Thursday 3 October, Lynda Cowan, Chair of All Aboarders, received the certificate from the Association of Community Rail Partnerships (ACoRP) in the category It’s Your StationContinue reading “Recognition from Community Rail”
Welwyn Hatfield are celebrating an ‘exceptional’ haul of awards in Anglia in Bloom 2019. The awards ceremony took place on 10 September. See the report by the Borough Council here. All Aboarders was pleased to share in a Special Award shortlisting for Industrial/Commercial Area, a City Category Award (silver) and an Urban Category Award (gold),Continue reading “All Aboarders All Abloom”
We were thrilled to learn this week that we have been shortlisted for a silver award by the Association of Community Rail Partnerships, in the category It’s Your Station. This comes as All Aboarders is barely 18 months old. Now in their 15th year, Community Rail Awards celebrate the important and often unsung work carried out byContinue reading “Shortlisted for Community Rail 2019 silver award”
This is the brand new young seedling of a website. Please be patient while we nurture and grow it. We have a little bit more about All Aboarders here. You can contact us (our Chair) by email for more information or visit our All Aboarders group on Facebook.