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Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston

Postby j kerwin » Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:02 pm

The 14/20th museum will not be reopened. Lancashire county council says the museum of Lancashire will not be opened again. As you all will know this building housed the 14/20th Museum of the north.
All the history available to the people of the north west. Of Lancashire's own cavalry regiment,
will be lost to our kids and all future generations in this part of England.
County hall don't give a damn, About the military history of the north west. As like the Government anything north of Watford does not count,

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Re: Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston

Postby Bill Bentley » Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:07 pm

John,

how very sad !

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Re: Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston

Postby Arnie » Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:05 am

Hi Yall, shame it is left to the 'County' Hall to make decisions as atrocious as this one. Besides all the Military History, particularly the 14th/20th King's Hussars history, being lost, there is the wider interest of a great number of people in the History of Lancashire. I don't suppose there is any space available in Ful(l)wood (Init marvelous, I spent my last 2 years in this establishment and now can't even remember how it is spelled) Barracks for something like this or has the MOD surrendered all rights to this property too?

Arnie :( :( :( :( :( :(

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Re: Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston

Postby Arnie » Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:09 am

Quick edit, I should have put the word "Snowflakes" of'' before the word 'County' Hall...........

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Re: Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston

Postby PINKY » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:37 pm

Don't get me started...….

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Re: Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston

Postby j kerwin » Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:28 pm

Just to make things worse, each county councilor, if they so wish. Will be issued a new i phone that will cost up to
£47000. So they can keep in touch with us poor saps who will have to pay the bill :evil: :evil: :evil:

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Re: Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston

Postby mick burgess » Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:45 pm

This is outrageous news has the KRH HQ been informed !!! Regarding the 14/20KH historical items that are in the museum surely they must be documented secured and transferred to our new Regt HQ in Winchester for display and safe keeping for families and veterans to see.
Perhaps our chairman of this site could give Peter Garbutt the regt Sec a ring to inform them if they are not already aware.

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Re: Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston

Postby mick burgess » Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:18 pm

I have just sent an email to the Home HQ Regt Sec informing him of the proposed closure hopefully will get a reply next week will keep you posted. :roll: :oops:
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Re: Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston

Postby king hussar » Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:23 pm

I think fullwood bks is due to close or be sold off in the next couple of years,and the sumners pub is due to be pulled down soon.bad times all round

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Re: Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston

Postby Bill Bentley » Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:25 am

Well done John,

at least, with your sad news, you woke some of the old beggars up :lol: :lol:


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