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Yearly Archives: 2009

Sitting Pretty!

>We have recently taken delivery of a brand new set of chairs in our CafĂ©, thanks to County Councillor Derrick Huckfield and the Staffordshire Local Community Fund. The new seating is light, modern and looks great. But don’t take our word for it, come and have a cuppa and try them out for yourselves!

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MRT Museum news

The Moseley Railway Trust have announced that they have received full planning permission for the construction of a museum at Apedale Click here to read the full announcement

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MRT Open day 2009

The Moseley Railway Trust will be holding their 2009 open day on 12th and 13th of September. Trains will be run throughout the day and there are also plans for a variety of stalls, model railways and other exhibitors. The Heritage Centre will be open as usual. See the MRT website for further details.

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Hem Heath Drift Winder

The centre is eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Hem Heath Drift Winder. Weighing 32 Tons, the winder is currently at the Shropshire Mines Trust and should be on the site soon. Hem Heath Colliery was located near Trentham, North Staffordshire. In the 1970s it merged with neighboring Florence Colliery and a drift was created […]

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New Brick and Tile Display In Museum

Brick and Tile manufacture is an important part of our local industrial heritage, but is often overshadowed by the more glamourous pottery industry. Our new display, by Gordon Howle and Ken Perkins, provides an insight into the Brick and Tile industry in North Staffordshire. Chesteron has been involved in brick making for well over a […]

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