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Another milestone

The restoration of Murgatroyd’s Brine Pumps is finally completed! This project had a couple of curve balls and a pandemic to deal with, but we are finally

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Lifting Day

All of the heavy lifting was completed today with the assistance of Lifting Projects UK –  brine tank positioned on its  plinth,  old gantry legs

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Another week ….

Another week and more jobs completed on the Murgatroyd’s site, in stunning sunshine. The building is looking different with the dark oak timber preservative applied,

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We have power!

At last! After 43 years, Murgatroyd’s Brine Pumps are reconnected to the electricity supply. The old transformer pole once again supplies power to the building.

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New fencing installed

A new safety fence has been installed by volunteers using traditional chestnut fencing to allow the wildflower banks behind – which will be in bloom

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The George Twigg Archive

We recently added our online Archive to the Virtual Museum, the result of a Heritage funded project to digitise our archives, particularly The George Twigg

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