News from the Boardroom (January 2018)

Director Posts – The Board meeting started with one Director retiring and one Director joining the Board. Alex Walker, Director of Customer Services is retiring after 9 years on the Board. Alex, as a working volunteer  of 26 years, has provided invaluable knowledge and experience in helping the ELR develop into the successful organisation it is today. … More News from the Boardroom (January 2018)

2018-A Year Ahead-Full of Anticipation and Excitment

Article from ELR News (January 2018) I am writing this article just after we completed another marathon Santa events. This is also the end of my second year as Company Chair. Throughout the year, we have run over 50 events and in the course of we have been blessed to have the commitment and passion … More 2018-A Year Ahead-Full of Anticipation and Excitment

Rawtenstall gets the Green Light!!

Abandonment to Renaissance The ELR has achieved another important historical  milestone in the restoration of Rawtenstall Station by securing Planning Permission for their ambitious £600,000 development. From dereliction in the 1970’s; resurrection in the 1990’s to construction of state of the art facilities at Rawtenstall Station and its environs in the 2020’s. Living History The power,  popularity … More Rawtenstall gets the Green Light!!

News from the Boardroom (November 2017)

The ELR Board were advised on the performance on a number of issues. Performance Halloween – whilst visitor numbers were down 9%, revenue was up 7% on 2016. Overall customer experience showed that 95% of visitors stated the event was good/excellent and would come again. Tornado – sales for the Tornado for Easter  next spring are now on … More News from the Boardroom (November 2017)