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Yearly Archives: 2018

Good Luck Mine and Caphouse Colliery

Our mining team have been on a couple of field trips to see other mines.  It’s always great to get out and experience what other organisations are doing.  A few weeks ago the folks at Goodluck Mine near Matlock were kind enough to let us visit them, which we all thoroughly enjoyed.  Goodluck is a lead mine […]

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Woodsmith Mine Training at Apedale

This week we have hosted CFB Risk Management who have been training to support Sirius Minerals PLC in their Woodsmith Polyhalite Mine near Whitby. This is the largest mining project in Britain for a long time, production starts in 2021 and is expected to eventually peak at 20 million Tonnes per year. The polyhalite, once […]

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Newcastle in Bloom 2018

Congratulations to the Apedale Community Partnership on being awarded the Overall Winner Gold in the Community Gardens competition in Newcastle in Bloom 2018. The ACP is made up of a group of organisations at Apedale including Action Apedale and the Countryside Project and they are involved in gardening and crafts around the site. If you’ve […]

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Thai Cave Rescue Account

Over the summer the world was gripped by a drama unfolding in the caves of Thailand, when a group of twelve children from the Wild Boards football team were trapped underground by rising floodwaters.  They were exploring the Tham Luang cave complex in the Chang Rai district of northern Thailand in the mountains bordering Myanmar […]

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5 out of 5

We’ve just been awarded a food hygiene rating of 5 by the food standards agency after we were inspected earlier this month. Well done to all of the cafe staff for really pulling out the stops to achieve this and keeping up our high standards.  We were given a 4 last time and since then […]

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New Surface Gallery

Our mining team have started erecting a training gallery that we got from Kellingley Colliery after it closed. Once it’s up and covered, it’ll be used as mining display on the surface which will be also be wheelchair accessible. Still a lot of work to do though.

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We’re a “Little Treasure”!

On Friday we were awarded the “Little Treasures of Britain” award at the 22nd Group Travel Awards, One of our trustees, Les, was on hand to receive this awards from the editorial team of Group Travel Organiser magazine at the awards ceremony at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London.  the evening was attended by some of the big […]

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2018 Certificate of Excellence

We’ve earned the 2018 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor! Thanks to everyone who left reviews. If you haven’t left one, please do – lets get working on 2019! Thanks also, to all the volunteers who have made peoples visits so enjoyable.

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Morgans@Apedale

A few pictures from “Morgans@Apedale” last weekend, when we were visited by High Peak Centre of the Morgan Sports Car Club.

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Belong Heritage Gallery

The Belong Heritage Gallery opened this week in Grade II listed building that was formerly the Maxims night club. We’ve made a small contribution by loaning some artefacts from our collection. The Gallery is part of the new Belong Village a mix of 24 hour care and independent living apartments specialising in dementia care run […]

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