Month: November 2015

Caution : Volunteers at Work

Ever wandered what it might be like volunteering on the Saltscape?   Here Ray Woodward, from Vale Royal Conservation Volunteers, gives us a quick insight into a day in the life of a volunteer after a day volunteering with Saltscape Partners Canal and River Trust on the towpath near Anderton Marina earlier this year : […]

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Exploring the Archives in Winsford

Photo shows Rachel Manning, Conservator from Cheshire Records Office undertaking the painstaking work of document restoration  Members of the public were able to handle original archive documents and learn fascinating detail about the formation of the salt landscape (or Saltscape as we like to call it) courtesy of the staff at Cheshire Records Office during […]

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Help Middlewich Save Murgatroyd’s Brine Pumps

Middlewich Town Council last week announced the start of the Murgatroyd’s Brine Pump Emergency Repairs Project.  Thanks to just over £90,000 of funding from Historic England with further contributions from Cheshire East Council and Middlewich Town Council, this historic scheduled monument has a more secure future. The funding from Historic England will pay for urgent […]

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