VERA CHARITY STATUS UNLOCKS NEW PROJECTS

Earlier this year and before the coronavirus lockdown, VERA gained Registered Charity status (No. 1186970), something that had been on the agenda for many of our 25 years. The change from Association to Charity was ratified by the membership through a ‘virtual’ vote at the end of March and the transfer took place during April. …

ALICE VOLK HELPS WITH RESTORATION PHOTOGRAPHY

We are very pleased to have the photographic services of Alice Volk, the great-great-granddaughter of Magnus Volk.  Alice was very excited to learn of the Heritage Lottery Grant and approached VERA a few weeks ago to see if she could be of any help with capturing views of Volk’s Railway ‘before and after’ the new…