Monthly Archives: July 2013

More photos from Kelham Island

From Ian Thomason

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Kelham Island 1940s Weekend photos

Photos from Mick Hill.

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Lowdham Floods 23 July 2013

Following extreme rain on 23rd July, Lowdham suffered a number of flooded houses. Possibly more than an inch of rain fell in half an hour over wide areas of Nottinghamshire. Lowdham, Thurgarton and Southwell were badly affected. It was different … Continue reading

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Recent Events

A few weeks ago, we went to Castle Bytham Midsummer Fair, which had a 1940s theme. It was a nice day, despite the light rain, although we were short of crew. In the end, Michael and I did a training … Continue reading

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Workshop News – Fordson Repaired

On the way to Derby Fire Show, the Fordson broke down. A catastrophic loss of power, and mechanical noises from deep within the engine that made me fear the worst. I was seriously looking at a full engine rebuild sooner … Continue reading

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Derby Fire Show

A substantial NFS and AFS contingent made its way to Derby Fire Show on the weekend of 15/16 June. Unfortunately the Fordson broke down whilst in a convoy from Lowdham to Derby. However, in the AFS contingent we had 5 … Continue reading

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