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August 14th

Postby Ray C » Sun Jul 06, 2014 6:11 pm

I'm having a "Senior Moment"....! Having placed Conningsby in my diary 14th August I'm racking my brains
as to why...? I suspect it is connected to the Canadian Lanc, am I right.....? &&&&&&& I would be greatful
for vantage point directions as it's a L............ong time since my dad was stationed there. ;)
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Re: August 14th

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Sun Jul 06, 2014 10:40 pm

Normally I'd give you detailed directions to the mound or the viewing area, however I'm going out on a limb here and say you'll have to go where there's room :))

I'm not sure what the 14th is, I suspect it's the first flight post Atlantic service, but don't hold me to that :))
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Re: August 14th

Postby Ray C » Sun Jul 06, 2014 11:04 pm

I'm sure your right Helen...Thanks.
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Re: August 14th

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Mon Jul 07, 2014 6:54 pm

If you do need directions though, I'm more than happy to help :)
I know Coningsby like the back of my hand and if you get there early enough then you should be fine with finding somewhere to park :D
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Re: August 14th

Postby Mayfly » Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:03 pm

Be aware they are closing roads.

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTION: Coningsby

Please note it will be necessary to impose a temporary restriction to all vehicular traffic on the road(s) detailed below.
Adequate arrangements will be made to enable pedestrians to access premises in the affected area while the event takes place.

REASON FOR RESTRICTION: Event at RAF Coningsby
LOCATION & NATURE OF RESTRICTION:
Road Closure Order in place on:
Dogdyke Road/Coningsby Road (Old Boston Road to New York Road)

No Waiting/No Loading At Any Time Order in place on:
Silver Street
New York Road/Dogdyke Road (Coningsby Road to B1192 Langrick Road)
Old Boston Road
B1192 Langrick Road (Leagate Road/Langrick Road to Reedham Lane)

30mph Speed Limit in place on:
B1192 Langrick Road (Leagate Road/Langrick Road to Reedham Lane)

PERIOD OF RESTRICTION:
8/8/2014, 12/8/2014, 13/8/2014, 14/8/2014, 21/8/2014 &22/9/2014
(Restrictions to be implemented as & when required during this period)

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE:
Local diversion routes & access arrangements will be signposted.
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Re: August 14th

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:29 pm

In other words, no access to the Mound or the Viewing area lol :)) . Unless there are plans to let people go there by car, but I doubt it very much as it says about pedestrians only.

I can understand it though, it gets mental when ever there is a do on at Coningsby (be it families day, LLA day or visitors).
As much as I want to see the two of them at Coningsby, we'd already decided not to go on the 8th, looks like that is a good decision, thanks for posting that Pam :)
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Re: August 14th

Postby Mayfly » Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:34 pm

I guess you can walk down but not sure where you could leave the car. Times like this I'm sorry my sister moved!!

I have an hair appointment that week and doubt I'll even get in the main car park so may reschedule.
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Re: August 14th

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:42 pm

I feel really sorry for the locals as people try to find alternative parking. I can't think of anywhere to go other than the bridge, but that will only be viable if they are using 07, and then I bet I won't be alone in parking there.
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Re: August 14th

Postby Ray C » Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:51 pm

I think I'm scared off.... :(
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Re: August 14th

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:55 pm

:( There are places out side of the base, I can highly recommend Tattershall castle for instance ;) great view, closed weekends though.
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Re: August 14th

Postby Sploosher » Mon Jul 07, 2014 9:26 pm

Hihonyr8811 wrote::( There are places out side of the base, I can highly recommend Tattershall castle for instance ;) great view, closed weekends though.


I too was thinking about there Helen, cant you ask them nicely to open the tower up for photographers for a small fee................... :D
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Re: August 14th

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Mon Jul 07, 2014 9:34 pm

Noooooo it needs to be secret so we can have it to ourselves ;) :)) :)) Unless they can let us in on the weekend :)) :))
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