30 Years Of…

30 Years of.. is a new creative heritage project for the ex-mining community in St.Helens. This activity combines heritage and creative technology, it is suitable for people of all ages, from 8 to 98. This year it is 30 years since the 1984 miners’ strike, which opposed the government’s policy of pit closures. Re-Dock & MCQN ltd., are working with the ex-mining community of St.Helens to create an interactive exhibition of intelligent mining artifacts. Further details can be found here.page116-1002-fullphone various 10th nov 028jan 2015 027phone 14-11-14 003

Nutgrove Methodist School Dream Tour

Children from Nutgrove Methodist school were recently treated to a tour of the Dream monument located on the site of the former colliery in Sutton Manor.

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The class were very impressed with the trip and made the following comments:

  • I enjoyed the walk up to the Dream. I enjoyed it with you Gary. I think it was the best trip ever, Thank You.
  • I loved the School trip, I loved the Dream, thank you for taking us to the dream.
  • I liked the Dream the best because it was jinamas and it was really interesting. Thank you for taking us there.
  • I liked it when you said when we get round the corner there will be… the Dream. I was so excited and happy and amazed.
  • I can’t believe that you know so much. I want to go again. Did you enjoy it Gary?
  • Thank you Gary for telling us about the Dream Gary, now I know everything about the Dream!