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Heritage Partner Spotlight: Eling Tide Mill Experience Celebrates One Year Anniversary!

Today the spotlight is on one of our Heritage Partners, Eling Tide Mill! On Tuesday 9th April, Eling Tide Mill celebrated the 1st anniversary of the Eling Tide Mill Experience with a day of fun activities including face painting, balloon-modelling, badge/keyring-making, story-telling, an Easter trail and guided tours of the mill. The Grade II* listed…

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Succession breeds success: one year on

At the time of writing this article we are one year into our National Lottery Heritage Fund-supported project, Succession Breeds Success, and I find myself reflecting on what’s been achieved so far. Here are my top 3 highlights from the project so far. You might recall our announcement in February 2018 that we had received…

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Visit to Upminster Windmill

On Friday 20th July, Liz, Nathanael, Paul and I went on an exciting visit to one of the Mills Archive’s valued Heritage Partners: Upminster Windmill in Essex. Most of us had never visited Upminster before, so it was an excellent opportunity to build our relationship with them by discovering new ways of working together, and…

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Can you help the new National Millwrighting Centre?

The newly-formed National Millwrighting Centre is raising funds to support their ambitious project to train new millwrights to look after the nation’s mills. The National Millwrighting Centre will ensure the survival of the nation’s wind and watermills. There is only a handful of expert millwrights left to maintain over 1000 mills. The Centre will establish…

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