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Nostalgic West Somerset Railway Tours

The West Somerset Railway is a single track 22.75 mile long heritage railway line, operating services using both steam and diesel trains. It originally opened in 1862 between Taunton and Watchet which was then extended from Watchet to Minehead by the Minehead Railway. In the first half of the 20th century, improvements were needed due […]

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Skills Holidays featured on Channel 4 Series

Skills Holidays have been selected to take part in the new documentary series “Britain’s Secret Shoppers” to be aired on Channel 4 in February

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Civic send off for Maggie’s cyclist

The Lord Mayor of Nottingham, Councillor Jeannie Packer, has set Nigel Skill, the 55 year old Nottingham coach company boss, off on his 14 day Land’s End to John O’Groats cycling marathon.  He aims to raise £9,000 for Maggie’s, the Nottingham Evening Post’s charity for 2009. The Lord Mayor, the first user of the donated […]

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Nigel Skill’s 14 day UK tour for Maggie’s

As part of the 90th anniversary celebrations of Skills Holidays in Nottingham, managing director, Nigel Skill, has arranged a special, and strictly one-off, 14 day holiday for himself. From Sunday 26 July, Nigel is to cycle the 1,000 or so miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise money for Maggie’s Nottingham to help […]

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Skills Holidays – 90 years on the road

Skills Holidays has launched its 2009 UK and continental holiday programme and there’s much to mark the company’s 90th year in the business of pleasure. Founded in 1919 by Arthur Skill, the current managing director’s grandfather, the family firm has pulled out all the stops to offer the best ever choice of stylish holidays for […]

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