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Yearly Archives: 2010

Santa Special First Weekend

We’ve had a great time at the Centre this weekend with the railway’s Santa Special. It’s been a lot of fun for everyone involved as well as for all of the kids who’ve visited, you can see some pictures on our facebook page. We’ve got a week to recover before we do it all again! There’s […]

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Facebook

W’ve just launched our new facebook page. You’ll find pictures that we havn’t published on our main website, as well as more frequent updates. So, if you’re on facebook we’d appreciate it if you’d “like” us.

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North Staffordshire Mining Group

Fans of mining history may be interested in the work of the North Staffordshire Mining Reseach Group, whose website we are now pleased to be hosting. The site contains a wealth of information about mining in North Staffordshire and can be found at http://nsmg.apedale.co.uk

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New Galleries – AVLR opening and No 7 Entrance

As promised, we’ve added a gallery of pictures from the opening weekend of the Apedale Valley Light Railway. As an additional bonus we also have a series of pictures of progress on No. 7 Drift. Both Galleries can be found on our Features page.

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AVLR Opening Weekend a success

This weekend the Apedale Valley Light Railway was officially opened. I think it’s safe to say that it was a huge success in every way. We hope everyone who managed to make it down for the weekend had a great time, visitors and exhibitors alike. If you missed it, don’t forget that the railway will […]

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Site Update – Features

A new section has been added to the site. Our Features menu contains picture gallieries and articles related to Apedale.

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New Underground Gallery

Earlier this year, we opened a new gallery in our mine, aimed at education and training. The gallery has been created off the workings used for our tours. It’s driven down 10 metres at a steep 1 in 2 gradient, so it’s definitely not for the feint of heart. A promising start has been made […]

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Site Update – Links

A links page has been added to the site. If you run or know of a site that is about a related subject or attraction then drop us a line.

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As Seen On TV

If you’ve been following the new series of the Survivors on the BBC you may have noticed that there was something familiar about the mine that the latest episodes have been set in. Yep, it’s Apedale! The film crews and actors took over our facilities for a week in the summer to film underground and […]

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