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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Half Term Mine Tours

Half term already? If you are looking for something to do with the kids/grand kids, we will be running mine tours tomorrow (Tuesday) and Wednesday, and the museum will be open too. The café will be open as usual all week.

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From the archives: Sentinel 4wVBT

Things have been a bit quite around here, possibly its the quiet before the storm that is our mining gala in three weeks time. So lets have a dip into our archives and look at another local colliery locomotive, in this case from Silverdale Colliery. At first glance you may think that this is a […]

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Gala Details Published

With just over a month to go until the big day, many of the preparations are done, and we’ve got our fingers crossed for fine weather!  You can see the latest details of our mining gala on our newly updated gala page, click here to view it.  There’s also the full running order of bands […]

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Age UK North Staffordshire project to capture mining memories

Age UK North staffs have received a £10,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for an exciting project, `Mining the Past – Shaping our Lives’, in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The project focuses on bringing together local ex-miners, their families and their carers to talk about their lives, and record and share their history and heritage. Through the […]

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