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Hagley home lines up celebration for Eric, 86

By Black Country Bugle  |  Posted: June 24, 2014

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A HOME'S celebration was just the ticket for one of their special residents.

Abbeyfield House older people's living facility in Hagley turned their lounge and dining room into a traditional train ticket office in honour of Eric Fawthrop, who is 86 years old and still volunteers at the local Severn Valley Railway ticket office.

Residents, local community members, and of course Severn Valley Railway staff, celebrated with cream teas and cakes as they were treated to an informative talk by Eric, who has travelled by rail extensively throughout the world.

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