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Community heroes from Devon have GWR train named in their honour

Village champion Preston de Mendonça and inspirational street performer Jeremy Doyle unveiled their own train as Great Western Railway celebrated their community heroics.

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Schoolboy comes up trumps with game celebrating GWR stations

A young train enthusiast has designed his own collection of Top Trumps celebrating his favourite Great Western Railway stations.

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GWR grant to freshen up floral displays at St Austell Station

A project to spruce up St Austell Station with new floral displays has received a £2,700 grant from Great Western Railway.

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Henley Royal Regatta 2021: Travel advice

Train operator Great Western Railway will double the frequency of service on the Henley branch line to support this year’s Henley Royal Regatta, but is warning customers services will be busy, and face coverings are expected to be worn.

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GWR grant for tree-planting scheme on approach to Stonehouse Station

A project to plant 15 trees on land around Stonehouse Station has received a £2,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

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GWR grant to fund accessible toilet at Crediton Station Tea Rooms

A project to install an accessible toilet and washroom at Crediton Station Tea Rooms has received a £5,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

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Changes to train service as regeneration programme continues

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GWR grant will help safeguard nation’s railway archives for generations to come

A project to safeguard the nation’s railway archives has received a £110,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

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GWR grant to support young entrepreneurs at six Devon schools

Budding entrepreneurs from six Devon schools will learn valuable new business skills thanks to a £7,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

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GWR grant to support disadvantaged young people in Wiltshire

Projects supporting disadvantaged young people in Wiltshire and Swindon will benefit from a £20,000 Great Western Railway grant.

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GWR grant to support Crimestoppers project in 20 Somerset schools

A Crimestoppers project which uses the power of drama and stage to raise awareness has received a grant of £25,000 from Great Western Railway.

Women Build! Project

Torre station to get makeover as women learn carpentry and DIY skills thanks to GWR grant

A project aimed at empowering women by teaching them carpentry and DIY skills has received a grant of nearly £30,000 from Great Western Railway.