Brian Hastings was a stalwart in the life of the villages of Crowle and Ealand for over 40 years.
At one time or another he was a secondary school teacher, town councillor, town mayor, fundraiser (Crowle Community Hall), magistrate, concert promoter, organiser of coach and rail day trips and holidays, environmental campaigner and public transport campaigner to mention a few.
Brian died in Crowle in February 2015 at the age of 80.
Brian was also Chairman of the Lincolnshire branch of RAILFUTURE, the independent and voluntary rail campaigning body, for over 10 years, and they have decided to sponsor a memorial seat in Brian’s memory on Crowle station.
The unveiling ceremony will take place on Crowle station at 2pm on Tuesday February 23, performed by Peter Myers, Stakeholder Manager of Northern Rail, with an introduction by David Harby of Railfuture, Lincolnshire. Everyone is welcome to attend.