Some excellent news just confirmed is a grant from the Rural Development Programme panel for Phase II works at Weston Wharf. CHR was awarded a sum of £117,911.40 to which CHR will add a further £30,000 for which we will need to raise funds. "The scheme will deliver a much needed destination for our railway providing a 210 ft long platform, with a full length run round loop alongside the main line with further provision of a siding to access the Goods Shed and a newly constructed two coach bay platform. There will also be a new building constructed to accommodate much needed toilet facilities with connections to mains services, this sitting adjacent to the Goods Shed office which will be refurbished into a period waiting room with display material relating to the site's historical significance. Provision for hard/soft landscaping and fencing is included together with a pedestrian connection to the Stonehouse Brewery premises where visitors will be able to sample their fine ales. Working in collaboration with the brewery there are numerous business opportunities we are planning for both the Brewery and CHR to benefit from and to develop our respective businesses over the future years." Roger Date Chairman Final details of the appeal are being worked out and I will post the information when available.