Memories of Heysham Harbour

In a new entry in the StoryBank section, our Secretary, Bill Rogerson shares his memories of being posted to Heysham Harbour in the late 1970’s.

Link: Memories of Heysham Harbour

StoryBank is one of four sections in HistoryBank, which contains many items of interest to the history buff.

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Annual General Meeting 2020 Cancelled

The Old Joint Stock Pub & Theatre

UPDATE (13/03/2020)

Message to Members from the Chairman, Viv Head:

“Dear All,

On behalf of the Chairman and committee, it is with considerable reluctance that the History Group has decided that it is in everyone’s best interest to . . . → Read More: Annual General Meeting 2020 Cancelled

BTP Citizens in Policing Awards

BTPHG Treasurer John Owen & CC Paul Crowther

The History Group was recognised in this years Citizens in Policing Awards at a special ceremony held at Islington Town Hall, London on 24th February 2020. The Chief Constable, Paul Crowther, CBE presented a Certificate of Special Recognition to John Owen representing the . . . → Read More: BTP Citizens in Policing Awards

Make the Difference Awards

Drapers’ Hall

The History Group were recently invited to attend the BTP’s Make the Difference Awards at the breathtaking Drapers’ Hall in the City of London. Glyn Thomas has written us his account of the ceremony here: Make the Difference

This is just one of many articles available in . . . → Read More: Make the Difference Awards

Website Updates!

Time for our occasional 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 . . . → Read More: Website Updates!

C.B.E. for Chief Constable

Chief Constable Paul Crowther

The Chief Constable of British Transport Police has been awarded a C.B.E. in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2020 New Year Honours list.

Paul Crowther has worked for BTP for 40 years and has served as its Chief Constable for the last five years.

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Another Display Cabinet

Further to the previous post – More Display Cabinets – Ed Thompson has confirmed that we have a new display cabinet at Spring House Training Centre. Meaning that there are now four.

Spring House

Well done to him and the team for getting this done. The displays are regularly . . . → Read More: Another Display Cabinet

Happy Holidays

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at the BTPHG!

History from Nottingham

PS Garyjohn Warren and John Owen

Today, BTPHG Treasurer and Archivist John Owen met up with BTPHG member Sergeant Garyjohn Warren at BTP Nottingham in order to receive some old photographs that had been on the walls at the police station for as long as anyone can remember. In order to . . . → Read More: History from Nottingham

Tadworth 1947

Tadworth Sept 1947

 

BTPHG member George Chaney has presented us with a photograph missing from our collection. An early Tadworth course photograph from September 1947 (course 8). Prior to this our earliest class photo was course 9, taken in November 1947. This was taken prior to the British Transport Commission . . . → Read More: Tadworth 1947