Tynemouth Station saviour's surprise celebration

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    The Journal, 12 AUG 2013. "....Booksellers yesterday celebrated a happy ending to a story which began more than 30 years ago. It was then that Ylana First took up the fight to save the 1882 Tynemouth Station, which was facing the threat of being reduced to a Metro halt. Ylana helped set up the Friends of Tynemouth Station and is still the organisation’s secretary. She was a driving force in the long battle to have the listed station and its expanse of ornate, glazed cast iron canopies restored. She also organised book fairs at the station to highlight how it could be used for events and to raise funds for the Friends’ fight. Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the first book fair....."
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    Link: http://www.thejournal.co.uk/news/north-east-news/tynemouth-station-saviours-surprise-celebration-5698498
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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