Exmoor Podcast
Episode 3 - David Latimer - MRLG

Episode 3 - David Latimer - MRLG

March 21, 2018

MRLG (MInehead Rail Link Group) is a campaign headed up by Alex de Mendoza and David Latimer for a rail service from Minehead and West Somerset to Taunton, Bristol and Cardiff. David is a former British Rail and GWR staff member and was a rep for the RMT (The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers).

Minehead Railway Station History

  • Minehead Railway Station
  • Was closed in 1971 under the Beeching act.
  • WSR – West Somerset Railway re-opend it and ran its first train to Bishops Lydeard in December 1975
  • At 20 miles it’s the longest privately owned passenger rail line in Britain.

To find out more about the campaign click on this link http://www.mineheadraillinkgroup.org.uk/

The MLRG also has a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Mineheadraillink/ 

 

Episode 2 - What’s it all about.

Episode 2 - What’s it all about.

February 28, 2018

This is a short episode to introduce myself and the aims and objectives of the podcast. If you would like to come on the podcast and share your story please contact me by email at mineheadandexmoorchronicle@gmail.com or message me through the Minehead and Exmoor Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MineheadandExmoorChronicle/

Episode 1- Don Davis

Episode 1- Don Davis

February 3, 2018

Welcome to first episode of the Minehead & exmoor Chronicle Podcast. This episode features an interveiw with Don Davis who is the owner of a local event photography business and a drummer of some repute.

Don was born and spent his formative years in London - shunning the opportunity to start an engineering apprentiship he followed his boyhood dream of becoming a muscian but after a serious accident this had to be put on the back burner and he took a job as a motorcycle dispatch rider.

A few years down the line he moved to West Somerset and started an event photography business and sometimes teaches drum lessons in one of the local schools and the rest as they say is history.

To say Don has had a varied and exiting life is somewhat of an understatement. Don can be reached using the links below. 

www.lqfphotography.co.uk

Don Davis - Showreel

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