On this page you will find news about what the society have been up to, and what has been happening at the Museum (or is going to happen in the near future), so do be sure to check back here often for updates.

WHS OPEN WEEKEND - 15TH/16TH OF JULY 2017:

The WHS annual Open Weekend will take place over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday 15th and 16th of July this year, and as well as our usual popular attractions we will also have something very special on both days, in the form of our very own 'Cash in the Attic' on the Saturday, where you can bring in any of your items that you may think are of value, and get a free valuation from an expert, and on the Sunday we will also be holding our own version of 'Who do you think you are', when our genealogy and family history experts will be on hand to help you to trace your family ancestry.

On top of this we will also be having a visit from the Yelloway Museum Coach, and also the ever popular military vehicles as well. As if all this wasn't enough we'll also have a Bric-a-Brac stall, and lots of our very tasty refreshments, which we're sure you will be badly in need of after you've done all that! Saturday will run from 11am to 5pm, and on Sunday the opening hours will be 11am to 4pm. As per usual the admission is free, and we look forward to seeing you all there for what promises to be a really fantastic event. NOTE# anyone coming for the 'Cash in the attic' may be given a ticket on arrival (no charge for this), just so they'll know when it is their turn.

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2017 Open Weekend

JUNE LECTURE - 'THE HISTORY OF YELLOWAY MOTOR SERVICES' BY PAUL BLACKBURN & MIKE ROYDS:

Our final lecture of the 2016/17 season took place on Wednesday 7th of June 2017, and was greatly enjoyed by a packed house. Everyone over a certain age remembers the famous Yelloway Coaches which were once such a common sight in the area, and we were pleased to welcome Mr Paul Blackburn and Mr Mike Royds, who gave us a talk about this much loved and greatly missed service. Paul is now the new owner of the Yelloway Mobile Museum and brought it along with him so that visitors could take a look onboard. The mobile coach museum is usually based at the Bury Transport Museum, and can often seen at events around the area, so if you couldn't make it to the talk last night then a trip over there sometime would be well recommended. If you fancy a trip on one of the new Yelloway coaches though you can find details of their current excursion programme on their website at: http://www.yellowayexcursions.co.uk/dates-for-your-diary

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WHS NOW ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER

Social Media is very popular with many sections of the community these days, and not wanting them to feel left out, the Society has now set up a page on Facebook and a Twitter account, so that fans of these methods of communication can now keep up to date about the society's actions. You can find us by clicking in the buttons below, just 'like' our Facebook page to receive updates, and click 'Follow' to become a Twitter follower, and receive the odd 'Tweet' from us:

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OLDER NEWS ITEMS
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