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Consultation Exhibition for Boston’s Boatyard Plan

Consultation Exhibition for Boston’s Boatyard Plan

Cavanna Homes will be holding a ‘Consultation Exhibition’ meeting to showcase the plan for 53 houses in the former Bostons’ Boatyard will be open for visitors on Wednesday the 15th February 2012 between 14:00 – 18:30 hours. Two planning applications for 222 homes had previously been refused. Update: Planning has now been applied for see […]

February 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Radford Cottages and The Oldest Man in Oreston!

Radford Cottages and The Oldest Man in Oreston!

Fond memories of Hooe Lake and Radford by Alison Hanson… My great grandad, Caleb Samuel Carder (1875 – 1971) had an allotment on the hillside above Radford Quarry in Lower Saltram, on the left as you began downhill on the pot-holed gravel path just before what is now Kingfisher Quay. On the opposite side of […]

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Oreston Fire Station?

Oreston Fire Station?

Would anybody have any information on Oreston Fire Station?  Kevin Wharley has come across some historical items about the area which lead to further research being needed.  One item that he has found out is that in 1924 a fire engine station was established in Oreston.  We would like to know where it was and […]

January 4, 2010 | By | Reply More