Day: 22 June 2012

Join Middleton Railway and celebrate 200 years of steam in Miggy

This weekend Middleton Railway will be celebrating 200 years of steam at the railway with a special event, writes Andrew Gill. In June 1812 the Middleton Railway became the first railway in the world to successfully use steam locomotives in a commercial environment. These early pioneering locomotives hauled coal from the local

Low crime figures discussed at Middleton Community Group

Sergeant Richard Hunter attended the latest Middleton Community Group meeting together with PCSO Jonny Smith. Also present were councillors Judith Blake and Kim Groves plus five residents. The very low crime figures over the past six weeks since the last meeting were discussed and were well received. The residents present