Medal of honour for station masters

A blooming marvellous gold medal was presented to the Friends of Sowerby Bridge Railway Station for their conservation efforts.

The group won the prize at the 2012 Yorkshire in Bloom competition and were presnted with the medal in the Jubilee refreshments romm by Dawn Wolrich from the Association of Community Rail Partnerships.

Judges awarded the medal after being impressed by the cleanliness of the station and the decorations that were put up during the Queen’s Diamond Junilee celebrations.