HistoryBank

You may have noticed a bit of rebranding on the site.

We’ve renamed Storybank as Historybank. It’s just a bit more descriptive, as it doesn’t just contain ‘stories’, but factual topics such as court reports and research articles.

The contents are as before, but with a better name!

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BTP History Week

BTP History Week

All this week (w/c 03 July 2017) the BTP Media Department are celebrating the history of the BTP on Social Media.

So if you are on Facebook or Twitter keep an eye out for some history related posts.

Links:

Facebook: https://en-gb.facebook.com/britishtransportpolice/

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Birthday Honours 2017

Two new entries for the Honours, Decorations and Medals list.

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One Minute of Silence

London Bridge Station, 6th May 2017.

Today, Tuesday 6th June 2017, at 11:00 hours, Officers at London Bridge observed the 1 minute’s silence in memory of those who lost their lives in the terrorist attack last Saturday. (Source: Twitter @BTP)

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Robert William SMITH

A short memorial tribute was held for PC Robert Smith last Saturday (29th April 2017) at York Cemetery.

Robert, aged 64 years, was killed during the early hours of the morning of the 29th April 1942, during the biggest raid by the Luftwaffe carried out on York in World War . . . → Read More: Robert William SMITH

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OBITUARY: Ian Murray

It is with great sadness that I have to report the death of one of our members, Ian Murray. Ian retired as an Inspector from Aberdeen and was a regular contributor to the Newsletter. Ian, 86 years of age, lost his fight for life on Sunday 12th February, in Balmedie. May he rest . . . → Read More: OBITUARY: Ian Murray

National Railway Museum – Mystery on the Rails - 23 Mar 2017 - 03 Sep 2017

NRM – Mystery on the Rails season

From the National Railway Museum website:

“From Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express to the recent The Girl on the Train, the railways have provided us with the perfect setting for a thrilling crime story. Join us for our brand new Mystery on the Rails season . . . → Read More: National Railway Museum – Mystery on the Rails – 23 Mar 2017 – 03 Sep 2017

Annual General Meeting 2017

Our 2017 Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 27th March at The Railway (formerly The Bright House), Public House, Hill Street, Birmingham, commencing at 12.30 hours.

This venue is approximately five minutes’ walk from Birmingham New Street Station (map).

A buffet will be . . . → Read More: Annual General Meeting 2017

Website Updates!

Just a reminder that in the ‘Pages’ column to the right of the screen we have a link called ‘Website Updates’. Unsurprisingly this links to the Website Updates page. If you are a regular visitor to the site it’s a handy page to look at to see what new articles and items . . . → Read More: Website Updates!